RICHARD DARBOURNE LTD. AND THE COPASETIC FOUNDATION Presents
ALLAN HARRIS (Guitar), ALEX WEBB (Piano), MIMI JONES (Bass), SHIRAZETTE TINNIN (Drums), CAMILLE THURMAN (Tenor Sax), BILL TODD (Alto Sax, Clarinet), BRENT WHITE (Trombone), BENNY BENACK III (Trumpet)*
Cafe Society - the legendary New York jazz venue, the first racially integrated club in the city, and the hottest ticket in town. From its idealistic anti-racist beginnings to its demise in the 'Red Scare' of the late 1940s, Cafe Society hosted stars including Lena Horne, Count Basie, and Billie Holiday, and was famously "the wrong place for the right people."
Evan Pappas fronts this swinging show, along with stellar vocalists and a top-flight band. Directed by 59E59 favorite Simon Green!
A COOKIN' LITTLE SHOW WITH A LIVELY COMBO AND TAKE-YOUR-BREATH-AWAY VOCALS!
GOOD MUSIC, SOARING TALENT, AND A GREAT TIME! IT TRULY DAZZLES!
THE REPRISES ARE DONE TO A CRISP - THE BAND IS HOT!
CYRILLE AIMEE, ALLAN HARRIS, AND CHARENEE WADE, THREE EXTRAORDINARILY TALENTED VOCALISTS GET TO SHINE.
-A Seat on the Aisle
Run time: 1 hour & 55 minutes, including a 15 minute intermission.
*JOE BOGA substitutes for BENNY BENACK on Sat 20 Dec matinee and evening shows, Sun 21 Dec matinee and evening show, Tues 23 evening show, Weds 24 early evening show.