Sept. 5, 2017
Saint Vincent Summer Theatre’s final production of the season is a special fall concert-style production, Showstoppers: A Broadway Review, directed by Saint Vincent Producing Artistic Director Greggory Brandt. Only two performances are scheduled, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Oct. 6 and 7.
The shows will be performed in the comfortable, air-conditioned Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the Saint Vincent College campus.
Free trolley shuttle service will be provided to and from the spacious and convenient parking areas adjacent to the Saint Vincent Basilica.
“This Broadway Revue will look back at the more memorable songs of Broadway from the early years until the present,” commented Brandt. “You will be singing along in your seats to classic showstopping selections. Imagine a show that combines musical numbers from some of the most celebrated composers and lyricists of all time. That is exactly what you will get when attending this revue. Showstoppers features a collection of more than 20 songs from more than a dozen different musicals. Get ready to hear some of the great songs in musical theatre history performed by top-notch Broadway performers!”
The first act will feature selections from the 1930s to the 1960s, including the musicals: Annie Get Your Gun, Gypsy, Brigadoon, South Pacific, She Loves Me, Funny Girl and Hello Dolly! Act II will feature selections from the 1970s until the present, including the musicals The Secret Garden, Les Miserables, The Phantom of the Opera, Newsies, In the Heights, Hamilton and Dear Evan Hansen.
Performers include Kathy Voytko (soprano), Patricia Philips (mezzo soprano), Robert Gallagher (baritone), Tim Hartman (baritone) and Eddie Brandt (tenor).
Admission is $25 per person. To order tickets, phone 724-537-8900 or online www.stvincent.edu/summertheatre.
Photos: Eddie Brandt, Robert Gallagher, Tim Hartman, Patricia Philips, Kathy Voytko
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