Seating Capacity Expanded for Jay Leno Performance

Seating Capacity Expanded for Jay Leno Performance

Midland College Press Release

Due to an overwhelming response to next Friday's performance of Jay Leno, the seating capacity has been increased at the Al G. Langford Chaparral Center. Additional FREE General Admission tickets for the 8:00 p.m. April 17 performance by Jay Leno will be available online beginning at 8:00 a.m. on Monday, April 13, at

Midland College President Dr. Thomas said, "Part of our mission as a community college is to offer cultural enrichment and entertainment. Because of the generosity of Phyllis & Bob Cowan, the entire Midland community is able to enjoy these performances at no charge. We want as many people as possible to be able to see Jay Leno—so we have found a way to change the setup and allow for more seats at Chap Center."

The original batch of tickets became available at 8:00 a.m. this past Tuesday, April 7, and they were all gone within 45 minutes. Since that time, college officials have been investigating ways to increase seating capacity and are now pleased to be able to accommodate additional people.

To obtain tickets, please follow the steps below:

  1. Order tickets through beginning Monday, April 13, at 8:00 a.m. You may order a maximum of four tickets. Please order only as many tickets as you know you will use. 
  2. An official ticket is required to enter the doors to the performance. Tickets ordered through may be picked up at the Al G. Langford Chaparral Center Box Office (Door #2) on April 15, 16, 17 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. A valid picture ID is required in order to obtain tickets. Tickets not picked up by 5:00 p.m. on April 17 will be made available at the door on a first-come, first-served basis.
  3. Preferred seating is available for Friends of the Series and Midland College Distinguished Donors. For information about these opportunities, please contact the Midland College Foundation Office at 432/685-4765.