LAFAYETTE — The Performing Arts Society of Acadiana opens its 2011-12 season with a special event featuring the stars of the musical “Midtown Men” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The “Crooning and Cocktails” event features a special performance by the musical’s cast: Christian Hoff, Michael Longoria, Daniel Reichard and J. Robert Spencer.

The fundraiser also features a live auction, food by Jolie’s Louisiana Bistro and cocktails courtesy of Glazer’s and Schilling Distributors.

Single tickets are $150 and $250 per couple. Table pricing is also available. The event’s location, a private residence, will be revealed after ticket purchase. “Midtown Men” opens PASA’s new season at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Heymann Performing Arts Center. Tickets are still available.

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