This concert/theater work brings the music and the story of the great Ray Charles to vivid life! Portraying Ray, master pianist/vocalist, Kenny Brawner leads his 11 piece orchestra and three sultry vocalists (a la the Raelettees), performing this American legend’s most popular hits: “What’d I Say?”, “I Got A Woman”, “Mess Around”, “Georgia On My Mind”, a blazing hot duet on “Baby It’s Cold Outside”, and many more! The music is interwoven with monologues depicting how gospel, blues, jazz, and country-influenced Ray’s style, while also reflecting on American social history, his epic battle with drugs, and his triumphant return home
A LIVE MULTI-MEDIA CONCERT JOURNEY THROUGH HINDI CINEMA
The vibrancy, emotion, and heart-pounding beat of Hindi cinema comes to the stage with Bollywood Boulevard. Dance, live music, storytelling, and stunning visuals come together to create a non-stop journey though over 100 years of Bollywood. Moving from the era of black and while films to today, the music, costumes, choreography, and artwork each reflect the essence of each time period. For lifelong fans, it is a trip down memory lane. For novice fans, it’s an insightful and engaging introduction to the world’s largest film industry.
Through hallmark songs, dance, and moments, the show
Expect the unexpected with THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS, featuring the four self-proclaimed eccentric lunatics spicing things up with a zany showcase filled with laugh-out-loud comedy, wild theatrics, arcane errata, and astonishing juggling feats. Formed at UC Santa Cruz in 1973, THE FLYING KARAMAZOV BROTHERS have been seen around the world, on Broadway, on television and on the big screen. They are not however, your father’s wild-haired, flame-throwing, juggling, kilt-and-tutu-wearing performers.
Their all-new show “CLUB SANDWICH” is a theatrical/comedy adventure transporting the audience from an exclusive NYC club for juggling-millionaires, to Cairo, a city of hope and despair. It’s a zany extravaganza of juggling,
THE PEDIGREE OF CREAM IN A NEW MULTI-MEDIA CONCERT EXPERIENCE
Ginger Baker. Jack Bruce. Eric Clapton.
Cream was a chemical explosion like no other, the blueprint for every supergroup to follow and the heavy blues precursor to Hendrix, Zeppelin and so much more.
Fifty years since their earth-shaking debut album, the pedigree of that hallowed trilogy come together to pay tribute to Cream’s legendary four-album reign over the psychedelic frontier of the late 1960s. Kofi BAKER (son of Ginger) and Malcolm BRUCE (son of Jack) unite with Will JOHNS (Eric’s nephew by marriage and son of Zeppelin/ Stones/ Hendrix engineer Andy) to unleash the
Notable electroacoustic group NIYAZ in collaboration with interactive designer/visual artist Jerome Delapierre present THE FOURTH LIGHT PROJECT… a cutting-edge, immersive, multi-sensory show unlike any other. This groundbreaking multi-media experience, combines live musical and dance performance with interactive technologies and advanced projection/ body-mapping techniques that respond to sound and movement in real time. The end result creates a new kind of Digital Scenography and live musical experience, one in which virtual and real space merge to create an illusionistic three-dimensional environment that eliminates the distance between the audience and performers. This seamless synthesis of sound, space,
Presented as a dramatic musical work with a cast of eight actors/musicians, BONE HILL: THE CONCERT is a devised, interdisciplinary theater work inspired by Martha Redbone’s family lineage in the Appalachian Mountains. An epic story of one woman’s return to her homeland on Black Mountain and the coalmines of Harlan County, KY where her family have dwelled for centuries.
Spanning the lives and stories of four generations of women in a Cherokee family Redbone travels back in time to her own childhood and beyond into the memories and tales of her ancestors. It is a story about the
A solo piece many years in the making, Surviving Twin is what the singer-songwriter calls a “posthumous collaboration” with his writer father. Part concert, part dramatic reading, part family slide-show, it is a hybrid theatrical form consisting mainly of songs written by Loudon III, along with readings of magazine columns written by his late father, Loudon Jr., and photographs that span four generations of the Wainwright clan. Despite a troubled past in this father-son relationship, Loudon III has carefully chosen, arranged and rehearsed these pieces, taking the best of his own and linking them with samples of his father’s best
In 2014, Jonatha Brooke debuted her one-woman play, My Mother Has 4 Noses, a moving, mother-daughter love story about caring for her mother in the last years of her life. 4-Noses played for 10 weeks at The Duke Theater, on 42nd Street, to rave reviews. “Devastating and gorgeous. A poignantly funny, beautifully created narrative.” (New York Times). Her recent recording of the same name was selected as one of the top 50 Albums of 2014 by ABC Entertainment. Now, this timeless show is available for touring behind the new CD release. With the success of 4 Noses, she has three other musicals