Media Advisory: Gorbachev Ticket Reservations Suspended; Former Soviet Union President Gorbachev Address at Colorado State Â??sold Out’

Note to Editors: MEDIA CREDENTIALS ARE STILL AVAILABLE TO SPEECH AND PRESS CONFERENCE BEFORE THE LECTURE; RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. A special media question-and-answer period for reporters will be held from 6:25-6:40 p.m. in the McGraw Athletic Center Auditorium immediately before the lecture. Reservations for both the press conference and lecture are required for admittance. For press credentials for the main event and reservations for the press conference, contact Dell Rae Moellenberg at (970) 491-6009 or by 5 p.m. Wednesday, April 13. Reporters may attend the lecture in Moby Arena. Flash photography will not be allowed. Photography, television cameras and audio recording will be allowed for the first 15 minutes of the presentation only.


FORT COLLINS – Tickets reservations have reached capacity and are now closed for the April 14 address by Mikhail Gorbachev, former leader of the Soviet Union, at Colorado State University at 7 p.m. in Moby Arena on campus. More than 5,000 general admission tickets – maximum capacity for lectures at Moby Arena — were reserved within the first 10 hours they were made available to the public on Wednesday, March 16. However, tickets not picked up at will call by 7 p.m. the night of the address will be released at the door to the public on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tickets to the event are free but are required for admission.

For event information, visit, call (970) 491-4TIX (970-491-4849) or visit Campus Box Office locations. The Campus Box Office is open from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. weekdays at the University Center for the Arts, 1400 Remington St., and on the main level of the Lory Student Center on campus from noon-6 p.m. weekdays and noon-2 p.m. on Saturdays.

In conjunction with Gorbachev’s visit, the university’s Department of Music, Theatre and Dance will present the play, "Every Good Boy Deserves Favor," by Tom Stoppard at 8 p.m. April 13, 15 and 16 at the Edna Rizley Griffin Concert Hall at the University Center for the Arts. Tickets for this production are $6, $10 and $14 and continue to be available at (970) 491-4849.