Cabrillo Music Theatre to Host DORIS AND ME Fundraiser, 3/30

Cabrillo Music Theatre to Host DORIS AND ME Fundraiser, 3/30

Cabrillo Music Theatre announces the next in a series of fundraising and entertainment events in the recently renovated Founders' Room of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. DORIS AND ME, a tribute to Doris Day in celebration her 90th birthday, will take place on Sunday, March 30th, at 7:00PM. The Founders Room is located in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks.

DORIS AND ME is one man's quirky, loveable obsession with music and movie icon Doris Day. As the ultimate obsessed fan, Scott Dreier ("Smudge" from Cabrillo's recent FOREVER PLAID) makes DORIS AND ME more than just a typical tribute show to a timeless artist, taking the audience with him on a sentimental journey to nostalgic times gone by. As he lovingly shares through classic treasured songs, personal anecdotes, humor, heart, and many Doris Day stories and history, Scott never lets us forget how much he loves her, and why he has become Doris Day's biggest fan. Scott entertains with 26 Doris Day songs, including, "Sentimental Journey," "Que Sera, Sera," and "Secret Love."

The Founders' Room of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza is the perfect space for DORIS AND ME. Says Lewis Wilkenfeld, Cabrillo Music Theatre's Artistic Director, "Scott Dreier dazzled Cabrillo audiences during FOREVER PLAID. When Scott heard about Cabrillo's Animal Rescue efforts - which would be near and dear to Ms. Day - he offered to bring his amazing talent and passion to support our 'Beyond The Footlights' programs." Adds Wilkenfeld, "With Ms. Day's 90th Birthday at hand, the timing for this 'sentimental journey' was irresistible!"

The Cabrillo FOUNDERS' ROOM Concert Fundraiser Series - DORIS AND ME starring Scott Dreier - will take place on Sunday, March 30th, 7:00PM in the Founders Room of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. The celebration includes a pre-show cocktail hour featuring hors d'ouevres provided by the Mermaid Tavern, and will be followed by a reception with Scott, with desserts from Valley Bakery.

Tickets are $50, and proceeds go to support Cabrillo Music Theatre's "Beyond The Footlights" Outreach Programs. Tickets may can be purchased at www.cabrillomusictheatre.com, or by phone at the Cabrillo Music Theatre office, 805-497-8613. Tickets will also be on sale in the Civic Arts Plaza lobby during the first weekend of performances of IN THE HEIGHTS. DORIS AND ME is suitable for all ages. Seating is limited, and the event is sure to sell out quickly.

ABOUT THE STAR: SCOTT DREIER recently appeared as "Smudge" in Cabrillo Music Theatre's Forever Plaid, a role he has played many times including the San Diego Company. Previously, he played "Scarecrow" in Cabrillo's The Wizard of Oz. Tour/Regional includes: "Seymour" in The Little Shop of Horrors (10 productions), "The Baker" in Into the Woods, "Bud Frump" in How to Succeed, "Cornelius" in Hello Dolly, "JP Who" in How the Grinch Stole... (Old Globe Theater-4 years), and Side by Side by Sondheim (Desert Star Award-Best Male Lead). TV: "Harold the Herald" on "The Suite Life on Deck", "ICarly", "General Hospital", and "The First Family". He was "Knuckles the Echidna" Sonic (for Sega), as a voiceover artist. As a recording artist, Scott's self-titled debut solo album was selected onto the preliminary Grammy Awards ballot. He has been a soloist for Pasadena Pops and sang back up for Barbra Streisand in two of her LA concerts. Scott is most proud of the one-man show he created Doris and Me, a celebration of the life, music, and career (and his quirky obsession) of icon Doris Day. He is at work on his second album, "The Music of Doris Day". www.scottdreier.com

Tickets for DORIS AND ME are on sale now and may be purchased online at www.cabrillomusictheatre.com, or by phone through the Cabrillo Music Theatre office, at (805) 497-8613, and may also be purchased in the Kavli Theatre lobby during the first weekend's performances of IN THE HEIGHTS (March 28-April 6, 2014).

Cabrillo Music Theatre is the Ovation Award-winning Resident Musical Theatre Production Company of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, and a non-profit theatre organization. For over three decades, Cabrillo has been enriching the cultural life of Ventura and Los Angeles Counties and the surrounding areas by providing an extraordinary performing arts experience through live, Broadway-quality productions of musical theatre. It is Cabrillo's mission to provide the highest quality musical experience, to foster educational opportunities, and to promote cultural and artistic enrichment to enhance the quality of life in Southern California. To this end, Cabrillo Music Theatre goes "Beyond the Footlights" with programs to give back to the community, and to provide enhanced theatre experiences for all audiences. Since the inception of "Beyond the Footlights," over 38,000 underserved children, in-need seniors, and active military have enjoyed Cabrillo Music Theatre's productions at no charge. In addition, Cabrillo provides ASL signed performances of every production; talkbacks with cast and staff; and Cabrillo's Animal Rescue program, which raises funds and awareness for homeless and abused dogs and cats.

For more information about Cabrillo Music Theatre's "Beyond the Footlights" programs contact Laura Mason at (805) 497-8613 x1, or at info@cabrillomusictheatre.com.

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