Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is one of the leading nonprofit performing arts centers in the nation, featuring worldclass Broadway musicals, international performances, opera, and chamber orchestra. Recognized as one of the leading nonprofit performing arts centers in the nation, Ordway Center for the Performing Arts opened its doors January 1, 1985. Home to a wide variety of arts performances, each year Ordway Center presents and produces Tony Award® winning productions in its Theater Season; comprehensive, multicultural performing arts programs in its planet Ordway® Target® season; and serves approximately 40,000 children and adults in its Education at Ordway Center programs. In addition, each year Ordway Center hosts and presents the Flint Hills International Children's Festival, with exceptional international performing arts geared towards the Midwest’s youngest audience members and their families. Ordway Center provides a home for four Resident Arts Organizations – The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Minnesota Opera, The Schubert Club, and the Saint Paul series of the Minnesota Orchestra. In 2002, Ordway Center served an audience of 385,000 from throughout the Midwest. Please see the Ordway Center for the Performing Arts website at ordway.org for more information.