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Central City Opera to Close Festival Season with New Musical Revue
As their 2018 Festival season draws to a close, Central City Opera has announced a run of performances certain to end things with a bang. “Encore: A Musical Revue,” running August 8, 9, and 11, 2018, will offer audiences in the Colorado region a night of musical theatre, with old and new selections from Broadway and Off-Broadway’s most celebrated names. Pelham (Pat) Pearce Jr, General and Artistic Director of Central…
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Paulo Szot Honors the Past, Present, and Future with Broadway Celebration at Feinstein’s/54 Below
This week, opera and Broadway star Paulo Szot returned to 54 Below for his eighth appearance in his show “Salute to Broadway.” The set list, music directed by Billy Stritch, drew upon songs that have played a formative role in Szot’s life and career as an artist, including songs he performed for the first time that evening. After a jazz intro, Paulo Szot appeared amidst the crowd and launched straight…
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Paulo Szot Enchants at 54 Below With an Ode to Broadway
Who says opera singers can't be fun? That is exactly what Paulo Szot has been showing audiences this past week as he pays homage to Broadway. In his seventh appearance at 54 Below, Szot showcased his comedic and dramatic sensibilities in a cabaret performance. Music director and pianist Billy Stritch began the program with a jazz piece; then Szot entered, walking through the audience and greeting them before taking the stage to perform his…
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Two Paths Cross – Tony Award Winner Paulo Szot On Balancing Opera With Broadway & Cabaret
How do you balance a career in opera with a high-profile presence in musicals and cabaret? While crossover is frequent among many artists, it is rare to see a singer split his or her time between opera and musicals. However, that has not been a problem for Polish-Brazilian baritone Paulo Szot, as his work in opera has been met with critical acclaim while he has garnered the distinction of having won…
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Renee Fleming To Return To Broadway in 2018
Renee Fleming is set to return to Broadway. The New York Times is reporting that the people's diva will perform in a revival production of Rogers and Hammerstein's "Carousel." Fleming, who will portray Nettie Fowler, is set to perform alongside Jessie Mueller as Julie Jordan and Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow. Oscar-winning producer Scott Rudin and Roy Furman plan to revive the show next spring with Justin Peck, the 29-year-old dancer who is a…
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Broadway Finds It’s Countertenor in Downtown Cabaret
This Post is for the performance on March 18, 2017.  For audiences expecting a normal night out to see cabaret sung by the usual voice types, this was no such night. The SubCulture, an underground performance venue near the East Village, was presenting an evening of musical theater composer, Jason Robert Brown (Tony-award winning composer of Parade and Bridges of Madison County) sung by Broadway leading man, Steven Pasquale, who took…