Broadway Cabaret Series

Feb. 11-14

An evening of laughter and Broadway-style entertainment awaits you. Singer, comedienne, and Ethel Merman enthusiast Klea Blackhurst will take you on a journey through Broadway history with her jazzy vocals and hilarious personality. Blackhurst has dominated stages across the country, performing at venues like Carnegie Hall and the London Palladium, and playing roles such as Dolly Levi, Mama Rose, and more. This upbeat, Broadway powerhouse will have you laughing and begging for more!

Starring

KLEA BLACKHURST has performed in legendary halls from The London Palladium to Carnegie Hall, The Royal Albert Hall to Jazz at Lincoln Center and with symphony orchestras from Atlanta to Philly.  Her performance as Dolly Gallagher Levi, in Goodspeed Musicals’ 50th anniversary production of Hello, Dolly! is a career highlight. She appeared in the world premieres of Marvin Hamlisch/Rupert Holmes musical, The Nutty Professor, directed by Jerry Lewis and Hazel at Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago, where she also headed a critically lauded production of Gypsy. Theatre: NY- Party Face, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, Bingo, By Jupiter, Radio Gals, Oil City Symphony; Regional credits include Annie Get Your Gun and Show Boat/Glimmerglass Opera, Call Me Madam /42nd Street Moon, Chicago/Pioneer Theatre Company in her hometown of Salt Lake City and several productions of Anything Goes. TV: Former prosecutor, Shelby Cross on “Onion News Network,” for 2 seasons  “Law and Order SVU,” “The Knick” and “Pose.” Known for her Ethel Merman tribute, Everything The Traffic Will Allow, other shows include Taking A Chance On Love: Vernon Duke’s Broadway and Dreaming of A Song, a tribute to Hoagy Carmichael with jazz pianist Billy Stritch. All three shows have been released on the Ghostlight label. Other recordings include “Jule Styne in Hollywood” on PS Classics; “Lost in Boston IV,” “Unsung Irving Berlin” and the original cast recordings of “Bingo”, “Radio Gals” and “Merman’s Apprentice.” In 2012 she became a distinguished Alumna of the University of Utah.

Master of Ceremonies

JOHN McDANIEL is a Grammy and Emmy Award winning Music Director, Composer, Director, Arranger, Orchestrator & Producer and is an Artistic Director at the Tony Award winning O’Neill Theater Center. Recently he directed Sondheim Originals at 54 Below, Piano Men at Birdland, Into The Woods & Hair in Concert at the historic Patchogue Theater. On Broadway: Bonnie and Clyde (Drama Desk Nomination, Best Orchestrations), Catch Me If You Can, Brooklyn (Producer and Orchestrator), Annie Get Your Gun (Grammy Award), Taboo, Chicago, Grease, Patti LuPone on Broadway and Company – the Original Cast in Concert at Lincoln Center. On Television: “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” (2 Emmy Awards & 8 nominations). John has collaborated with Cab Calloway, Shirley MacLaine, George Burns, Joel Grey, Carol Burnett, Betty Buckley, Bette Midler and has guest conducted at 15 Symphony Orchestras across America, including 5 concerts with his hometown St. Louis Symphony. John received a BFA in Drama from Carnegie Mellon
University.

Three-Cabaret Package

Enjoy all 3 of our November Cabarets and save! A 3-show package is available for $200!

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A wheelchair ramp entrance is available on the east side of the building.

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