Reprise Theatre Co To Present Ben Vereen On Stage 9/8

Reprise Theatre Company presents Ben Vereen on stage in a rare evening of conversation and music. This unique evening is presented in Los Angeles by Reprise Theatre Company for one night only on Monday, September 8, 8pm, at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.

Ben Vereen will be joined by award-winning playwright and director Charles Randolph Wright ("Blue", "Cuttin' Up") who will sit down with him for a candid conversation about his extraordinary career. Mr. Vereen will also perform selections from his most memorable roles.

Following the conversation, the audience will get a chance to speak with Mr. Vereen in a special question and answer session. There will also be a special appearance by Levar Burton. Tickets go on sale August 2, 2008. For tickets, priced at $75 or $150 for premium seats, please call the UCLA Central Ticket Office at 310/825-2101 or visit www.reprise.org.

From his Tony Award-winning performance in "Pippin" to "I'm Not Rappaport," "Fosse "and "Wicked," Ben Vereen's Broadway performances are renowned.  His versatility extends to television, with his Emmy Award-winning network specials and many guest appearances, and to film where his amazing performances range from "All That Jazz" to "Funny Lady" to "Idlewild" (with Outkast) and the upcoming "Mama, I Want To Sing." His concerts and lectures have taken him all over the world as well as his boundless humanitarian efforts.

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Ben Vereen: Up Close & Musical
The Freud Playhouse at UCLA conveniently located in Macgowan Hall
Monday, September 8, 2008, 8pm
$75 and $150 for premium seats
UCLA Central Ticket Office:  310/825-2101 or www.reprise.org

Photo Credit Peter James Zielinski

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