Betty Buckley and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth to Stage STORY SONGS IV Benefit, 6/3
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth and legendary Broadway star and Theatre Hall of Fame Inductee Betty Buckley, present Story Songs IV, a benefit concert featuring her Spring Song Interpretation Workshop participants. The concert is set for June 3 at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth at 7:30 PM.
Over recent months, Ms. Buckley has assisted aspiring artists, educators and experienced performers in the craft of singing, acting and storytelling, culminating in these concerts.
Tony Award Winning Broadway Composer Jason Robert Brown was a recent guest lecturer at Ms. Buckley's Workshop. His music will be featured in Story Songs IV which includes songs from classic and contemporary Broadway Shows. Featured performers will be: Kristi Dodge, Caroline Dubberly, Kate Dunn, Marjorie Hayes, Tamara Hayes, Terri Lynn Kavanaugh, Zane Lynch, Michael McCalip, Lara Notarianni, Jeni Roller and Michael Salvador. Musical Director and pianist is Aimee Bozarth.
A portion of the proceeds of the concerts will benefit the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. For tickets and reservations go to https://buy.ticketstothecity.com/purchase.php?event_id=3088 Tickets are $25 and will also be available at the door. Seating is limited. The Modern Art Museum is located at 3200 Darnell Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107.
Ms. Buckley presented the first Story Songs concert in January 2009, in March 2011 and June 2012 featuring workshop participants to rave reviews.? Mark Lowry's review celebrates, "The results, we must say, were heavenly." And Perry Stewart said, "The ideal plan would be to extend the run of Story Songs, or better yet, take this sublimely entertaining show on the road."
Ms. Buckley shares her expertise for telling stories in song and guides her students through a teaching philosophy that facilitates audience connection through songs and monologues. Her emotional connection to songs and audiences is world renowned, and that very connection is at the heart of what Ms. Buckley imparts to her students. Having been a teacher for over 40 years, Ms. Buckley teaches regularly in Fort Worth as well as workshops in LA, NYC and around the Country.