Monday, June 7, 2010
Grand Night For Singing Opens This Week!
The University of Kentucky Opera Theatre presents the 19th Annual "It's a Grand Night for Singing." The annual pops concert will be a perfect way to kick off the summer theatrical season. Students of UK Opera Theatre alongside performers in the Lexington community come together to present songs from Broadway musicals, great Hollywood films and pop hits.
Selections include: "Sit Down You're Rockin the Boat" from "Guys and Dolls," "I'm a Believer" from "Shrek: the Musical," "Can You Feel the Love Tonight?" from "The Lion King," Simon & Garfunkel's "Scarborough Fair," "Lullaby of Broadway" from "42nd Street," Gershwin's "I Got Rhythm," and many more!
June 11-13, 18-20 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. 7:30pm evening shows, 2:00pm Sundays. Tickets: $34 adults, $12 students, $30 seniors, $27 UK Faculty and Staff, and $10 children. Tickets can be purchased online at www.singletarytickets.com or by calling the SCFA Box Office 859.257.4929
This year's cast:
Cherise RM Bell
Chris Nelson Bryant
Dawn Elizabeth Coon
Jessica Pearl French
Gregory Harrington Jr.
Patrick Joel Martin
Alicia Helm McCorvey
Mary Joy Nelson
Reginald Smith Jr.
Brock A. Terry
Executive Producer & Music Director: Everett McCorvey
Staging Director: Peggy Stamps
Creative Consultant: Jim Rodgers
Choreographer: Lyndy Franklin Smith
Associate Music Director: Tedrin Blair Lindsay
Assistant Music Director: Nan McSwain
Conductor: Rob Baldwin
Assistant Conductor: Rob Seebacher