Spencer Theater Presents 3 REDNECK TENORS CHRISTMAS SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR Tonight
Those singing trailer park angels (and 2010 "America's Got Talent" finalists - appearing as the "3 Redneck Tenors" are packing their festive Christmas mullets and will be dashing through the snow just in time for some down-home holiday cheer with "3 Redneck Tenors Christmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR" at the Spencer Theater at 8 p.m., tonight, December 13.
The musical concert is performed by the same great cast of the "3 Redneck Tenors - A New Musical Adventure" that's been a big hit around the country. These real life Broadway and Opera stars are ready to warm your holidays with classic, pop and deep-fried fest of musical delights.
Hilariously endearing and hugely talented, the "3 Redneck Tenors Christmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR" is kind of like the "Beverly Hill Billies" meets Santa Fe Opera! The tale is written and directed by Matthew Lord with musical arrangements by award-winning composer Craig Bohmler. The night's tunes will include stellar renditions of favorites like: "Sleigh Ride," "White Christmas," "I'll Be Home for Christmas," "Santa Baby," "Santa Claus is Coming to Town," "Blue Christmas," "O Holy Night," "Winter Wonderland," "Jingle Bells" and "Silent Night." Also in the mix are holiday spoofs like "Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer" and "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" and a few other great surprises!
Join in the fun and seasonal frivolity at the Spencer December 13. Excellent seats are available for $79 & $76; visit www.spencertheater.com or call 575.336.4800. A pre-show lobby pot roast buffet ($20) is also available at 6 p.m.
The "3 Redneck Tenors Christmas SPEC-TAC-YULE-AR" stars:
Matthew Lord ("Billy Joe") is recognized as a versatile performing artist with a voice capable of encompassing repertoire from the 18th Century to works by composers of today. His stage work is consistently praised for its naturalness, intensity, and commitment. His engagements include the San Francisco Opera production of Peter Grimes, A Streetcar Named Desire and Turandot. Mr. Lord also has performed in The Crucilbe (Washington Opera), Mice and Men (Cleveland Opera), L'Incoronazione di Poppea (Utah Opera), The Love for Three Oranges (Portland Opera). Other companies Lord has performed with include: Opera Theatre of Saint Louis, Glimmerglass Opera, Tulsa Opera, Lyric Opera of Chicago, Berkshire Opera Company, Opera Delaware, Dallas Opera. Prolific in all kinds of music, Mr. Lord also performed in Andrew Lloyd Weber's Phantom of the Opera as Piangi in the Hamburg Germany production. Lord's concert appearances include engagements with the Detroit Symphony, the Juilliard Orchestra and Santa Fe Symphony. Mr. Lord was also a member of the prestigious Juilliard Opera Center. In January 2004, Mr. Lord made his Metropolitan debut in Boris Godunov.
Blake Davidson (Billy Billee) is acclaimed for his versatility in opera, orchestral works, operetta, musical theatre, and in demand for leading roles in premieres of new works. The Dallas Symphony presents Blake on A Dallas Christmas Gala CD. His many appearances with the Dallas Symphony include Bravo! Vail, where he partnered with Sylvia McNair, as well as many Broadway and Christmas concerts. Performances of symphonic works and semi-staged operas include the Auckland Philharmonia, and Dallas, Florida, and Fort Worth Symphonies. He can be heard as Bob in Menotti's The Old Maid and the Thief, released by Albany Records. Blake's extensive musical theatre engagements include Casa Mañana, Dallas Summer Musicals, and many symphonic Broadway concerts. His musicals roles include Juan Peron in Evita, FrEd Graham/Petruchio in Kiss Me, Kate, Billy Bigelow in Carousel, Caiaphas in Jesus Christ, Superstar, and Emile de Becque in South Pacific. Opera engagements include Dallas, Sarasota, Anchorage and semi-staged operas with the orchestras of Fort Worth and Auckland Philharmonia.
Dinny McGuire ("The Colonel") is a well-rounded entertainer having forged his craft is such varied positions as choir director, music teacher on the Alaskan tundra, TV talk show host, sitcom warm-up comedian, and Vaudeville director and emcee at the nationally renowned Great American Melodrama & Vaudeville Theatre in Oceana, California. He has spent the last quarter of a century as ringmaster for circuses around the world including Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus and, most recently, New York City's Big Apple Circus.