Nicole Parker and Emily Rozek Set for WICKED DIVAS Concert with Colorado Symphony, 10/12
The Colorado Symphony performs "Wicked Divas," a concert of Broadway showstoppers Saturday, October 12, 2013, 7:30 pm at Boettcher Concert Hall in the Denver Performing Arts Complex, featuring conductor Randall Craig Fleischer and vocalists Nicole Parker and Emily Rozek. The concert will showcase popular songs from the "untold tale of the witches of Oz," in addition to favorites from Gypsy, Ragtime, Titanic and Carmen.
Nicole Parker is an actress and singer best known for her work on Fox's sketch comedy showMADtv. In July 2009, she concluded her run as Elphaba in the Broadway production of Wicked, a role which she currently reprises on tour across North America. Her other notable characters include Pat-Beth LaMontrose and the Disney Girl.
Emily Rozek most recently starred as Glinda in the Los Angeles production of Wicked. She made her professional debut as the principle role of Winnie Tate in Annie Get Your Gun starring Bernadette Peters. She went on to understudy and perform the lead roles of Millie Dillmount and Miss Dorothy in Broadway's Thoroughly Modern Millie. She has been featured in national Broadway tours including Sunset Boulevard and South Pacific.
Randall Craig Parker is the music director/conductor for the Hudson Valley Philharmonic, Anchorage Symphony and the Flagstaff Symphony. He has appeared as guest conductor with many major orchestras in the U.S. and internationally, including the Israel Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony, San Diego Symphony and the Philadelphia Chamber Orchestra. He is a winner of Newsweek's "Parent's Choice Award" for his recording of Peter and the Wolf-the only American conductor to receive this award.
Tickets are on sale now and are available online, by phone, 303.623.7876, or in person at the Box Office in Boettcher Concert Hall, Monday through Friday, 10 am-6 pm, and Saturday, noon-6 pm. Broadway lovers can also purchase the "Broadway Bound" package-six concerts for as little as $20 per concert.
Photo by Walter McBride