Ain’t We Got Fun

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“Ain’t We Got Fun: The Richard Whiting Songbook” grew out of Broadway Powerhouse, Carol Woods’ wish to create a tribute to her friend and colleague, Margaret Whiting. While developing the project with Margaret’s long-time musical director, Hubert “Tex” Arnold, the idea arose that an excellent way to remember and honor Margaret would be through the songs of the man who gave her the gift of music, her father, Richard Whiting (1891-1938). Richard was one of the most prolific and important composers of the Great American Songbook. From 1913 until his death in 1938, he and his lyric partners wrote a remarkable number of hit songs for vaudeville, records, and the movies. In “Ain’t We Got Fun” Carol sings many of his most popular songs including My Ideal, Too Marvelous for Words, Beyond the Blue Horizon, Breezin’ Along With The Breeze, and the title song Ain’t We Got Fun, as well as many of his timeless, but forgotten gems, all masterfully arranged by Tex Arnold in styles reminiscent of Carol’s turn as Matron “Mama” Morton in CHICAGO and her soulful performance of Let It Be in ACROSS THE UNIVERSE. This electrifying show makes for a sensation experience for audiences who are sure to leave exclaiming “ain’t we got fun” and more!!

On Broadway

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Bringing you all of the hit shows of this Broadway season in one unforgettable night, ON BROADWAY will highlight the long running favorites like Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, and Lion King as well as the newest smash sensations The Book of Mormon, Dear Evan Hansen and Hamilton.

Starring New York City’s most sought after talent, ON BROADWAY will feature only the current season sung by the stars themselves.

“All of your favorite songs, from the shows you cant wait to see!”

The Shindig

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Star of Motown the Musical, Chester Gregory presents The Shindig, a celebration of the soul music from 60’s in a jukebox-style show that is sure to have audiences dancing on their feet. Award winning actor and singer Chester Gregory brings to life all the major stars of the era through an incredible, show stopping performance that he is known for.

ONE: The Songs of U2

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Already considered the premiere interpreter of the U2 songbook, in her solo concert ONE: THE SONGS OF U2, Linehan breaks new ground with a unique, lyrically driven orchestral show devoted to the work of this world-famous band. The extraordinary songs written by Bono and U2 find a new voice in a concert that holds to the beautiful melodic lines of the songs, while bringing the lyrics forward into a fresh light. Accompanied by piano, violin, 2 cellos, guitar, bass, and drums, Linehan will continue her mission of providing audiences with the unexpected experience of hearing U2’s famous songs as if for the first time — while always being true to the heart and soul of each time-honored hit. Performing U2’s smash hits like Beautiful Day, Sunday Bloody Sunday, Where The Streets Have No Name, Pride, One, With Or Without You, Bad, Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own, Walk On, this show is “Broadway meets Madison Square Garden”!

What Would Petula Do?

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In her acclaimed solo concert, What Would Petula Do?,  Linehan takes her audience on a musical journey exuberantly charting the course of Petula Clark’s extraordinary career from her early, popular recordings in the 1940s, through her mega-stardom in the 1960s, to her award-winning performances in film and on Broadway right up to the 1990s. With songs like I Know a Place, Don’t Sleep in the Subway, Color My World, Old Devil Moon, The Sound of Music, This is My Song and of course Downtown, this show is simply thrilling!

The Beverly Bombshells

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Imagine songs you’ve heard on the radio a million times infused with the humor and harmonies reminiscent of female trios from the 1930’s and 40’s. By mixing new songs with a vintage sound, The Beverly Bombshells take you on a journey to yesteryear: spanning all generations, both young and old.  Predominantly inspired by The Andrews Sisters, The Bombshells (Tiffany Dissette, Heather Lundstedt O’Neill and Leah Sprecher) along with their band leader/arranger David Lamoureux are reintroducing an era where everything was said with a wink and a smile, a martini in hand. Complete with stunning original arrangements and a killer band, this is an evening not to be missed.

Chita & Tune: Just In Time

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Chita & Tune – Just In Time  is a unique concert event that pairs two of Broadway’s most celebrated legends. Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune collectively have won 12 Tony Awards and this iconic Broadway coupling is guaranteed to dazzle audiences everywhere.

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2018 Tour Dates
January 17 – Van Wezel PAC, Sarasota, FL – 8:00 PM
January 19 – Parker Playhouse, Ft. Lauderdale, FL – 8:00 PM
January 21 – Sharon L. Morse PAC, The Villages, FL – 6:00 PM
January 25 – McCallum Theatre, Palm Desert, CA – 8:00 PM
January 26 – Arizona MusicFest, Scottsdale, AZ – 7:30 PM
January 27 – Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine, CA – 8:00 PM
March 24 – Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown, NJ – 8:00 PM

Soundstage

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An evening of treasured songs from classic Hollywood Musicals!  The best of the Silver Screen in one enchanted evening of music.

A Sentimental Journey

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Joanne O’Brien takes us on a very Sentimental Journey of the music of Doris Day from the time she was a teenager just starting out to how she survived four tumultuous marriages, lost it all and came back without missing a beat. Through story and song the life of Doris Day is presented with joy, laughter, melancholy and victory. If one wanted to hear Doris Day sing live you would have to go back in time to before her fi lm career as she never performed live again once that chapter of her life took off. Hearing Joanne sing and tell Doris Day’s story is the closest you will get to having Doris sing live herself.

In Perfect Harmony

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Time and time again, when the world was in turmoil, music magically helped people get through those struggles. Voices lifted in healing harmonies soothed weary souls. This was never more apparent than in the late 60s and early 70s when the world was caught in a myriad of revolutions. And songs by the Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, The Mamas and Papas, The Fifth Dimension, Peter/Paul & Mary, Crosby/Stills & Nash (and more) all washed over a world in need of harmony.

Turmoil’s back. And we have a soothing, reminiscent balm: IN PERFECT HARMONY an evening of well-known and cherished classics, all sung in gorgeous, soaring harmonies. Beautiful, thoughtful, timeless songs recreated by Lee Lessack, Susannah Mars and Johnny Rodgers.

In Perfect Harmony. Just in time.