Spotlight Theatre Company presents "Showtune: Celebrating the Words & Music of Jerry Herman"
Spotlight Theatre Company presents "Showtune: Celebrating the Words & Music of Jerry Herman" August 28 - September 25 at the John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place in Denver.
We are welcomed to the world of Jerry Herman, one of the Golden Age of Broadway's pre-eminent tunesmiths. Composer and lyricist for some of Broadway's greatest shows, Showtune is sure to please audiences young and old alike with witty lyrics set to iconic tunes from shows that include "Hello, Dolly!," "Mame," and "La Cage aux Folles."
Showtune is Spotlight Theatre's first foray into world of musical theatre. Director Pat Payne was honored with the 2009 Camera's Eye Theater Award for Best Direction of a Musical for the Woof! Theatre production of "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change." He has chosen Deb Curtis, Kris Graves, Melinda Catherine - Gross, Keith Hershman, Michael Nicosia and Lee Ann Scherlong to bring Jerry Herman's songs to life.
Showtune was conceived by Paul Gilger. Piano and Vocal Arrangements by James Followell with Music Direction by Lee Ann Scherlong; Accompanist Trent Hines. Choreography by Stephanie Lynn Prugh and Directed by Pat Payne.
Jerry Herman is an American composer and lyricist, known for his work in Broadway musical theater. He has been nominated for the Tony Award five times, and won twice, for "La Cage aux Folles" and "Hello, Dolly!" In 2009, Herman received the 2009 Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre.
Aug. 28 - Sept. 25
Fri./Sat. at 7:30 p.m.; Sun. at 6:30 p.m.
John Hand Theater, 7653 E. 1st Place in Denver.
Tickets are $20 Adult/ $18 for Students/Seniors
720-880-8727 or online at www.thisisspotlight.org
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