A DASH OF ROSEMARY! Set for The Sunday Series at Abingdon October 13; Tribute to the Life & Music of Rosemary Clooney

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A DASH OF ROSEMARY! Set for The Sunday Series at Abingdon October 13; Tribute to the Life & Music of Rosemary Clooney

Abingdon Theatre Company's popular Sunday Series presents A DASH OF ROSEMARY! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF Rosemary Clooney on Sunday, October 13 at 7pm at Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Douglas Kampsen directs, with musical direction by John Zupan.

One of America's most honored and cherished musical treasures, the legendary Rosemary Clooney had a career that spanned almost 60 years. This concert pays tribute to Clooney's fierce determination and the strong family ties that have made her a legend. The revue takes audiences on a sentimental journey through the crooner's life, while offering one hit song after the next. Featuring over 30 songs, including "This Ole House," "Our Love Is Here to Stay," "Sisters," "Tenderly," "I'll Be Seeing You," and "Hey There," audiences will fall in love with the lady and her music. It is a winning evening of entertainment, culminating in rousing renditions of "Come On-a My House" and "Mambo Italiano."

A DASH OF ROSEMARY! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF Rosemary Clooney features the original New York City cast of Nicole Fenstad, Gregg Kapuscinski and Jill Roberts.

After a successful New York City workshop in 2003, A DASH OF ROSEMARY! had its world premiere in Minnesota in September 2003 and its Southern premiere in North Carolina in August 2004 at the Blowing Rock Theatre Company, selling to record-breaking houses and standing ovations. Since then, the show has played at theatres across the country including Florida Repertory Theatre, Sierra Repertory Theatre, Swift Creek Mill Theatre, Little Theatre on the Square, Bristol VAlley Theatre, Temple Theatre, The Showboat Majestic, and more.

"More than any other musical revue since Ain't Misbehavin', A DASH OF ROSEMARY! gets under the skin of its inspiration, Rosemary Clooney's remarkable life and the music she made popular. This show is the pleasure of reading a juicy autobiography while experiencing some of the greatest songs from the greatest era of American songwriting," said Robert Cacioppo, Producing Artistic Director, Florida Repertory Theatre.

Red Hope Productions LLC is a professional theatre and publishing company located in New York City and has created and produced top quality theatrical events including A DASH OF ROSEMARY! as well as publishing travel books on New York City. For more information, visit www.redhopeproduction.com

Abingdon Theatre Company's Sunday Series is a great way to see the latest musicians, singers, poets, and cabaret acts being presented in New York City. Scheduled throughout the company's current 21st Anniversary Season, these shows highlight Abingdon's continued efforts to bring audiences the newest work from up-and-coming and established performers. Proceeds from The Sunday Series benefit Abingdon Theatre Company. For more information, visit www.abingdotheatre.org.

A DASH OF ROSEMARY! THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF Rosemary Clooney! runs Sunday, October 13 at 7pm in Abingdon Theatre Arts Complex's June Havoc Theatre, 312 West 36th Street (between 8th and 9th Avenues). Tickets are $15-30. For tickets, call 866-811-4111 or visit www.abingdontheatre.org.

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