Tony Award-nominee Sam Harris, Jennifer Leigh Warren, et al. headline Los Angeles Pride 2011
On Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 5:30pm, L.A.'s Upright Cabaret will perform in-concert on the Main Stage at Los Angeles Pride 2011 with a star-studded cast.
Celebrating over six years of showcasing performers on stages all around the Southland, producer Chris Isaacson is will return (as an Official Selection) to Los Angeles Pride's Main Stage with an cavalcade of stars including Tony Award-nominee Sam Harris (The Life, Liza Minnelli at The Palace, Grease), Yvette Cason (Dreamgirls, Play On!), Elizabeth Brackenbury (Vanities, Rock of Ages), Jake Simpson ('03 & 04′ Star Search Grand Champion, Oprah Favorite) and a special sneak peak from the new show "Diamonds Are Forever: the songs of Dame Shirley Bassey" with Broadway sensation Jennifer Leigh Warren (Little Shop of Horrors, Big River) which is directed by Richard Jay-Alexander.
With a full band and horn section lead by Musical Director Todd Schroeder and Kenneth Crouch, this celebration of Broadway and Pride is sure to be a highlight of Los Angeles Pride 2011.
Los Angeles Pride 2011 - Festival Grounds on the MAIN STAGE
Located in West Hollywood Park
Entrance at Santa Monica Blvd / San Vicente Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90069
Info Line: (323) 969-8302
Sam Harris has been lauded by critics as one of the most powerful and versatile forces on the stage. His numerous appearances on television and concerts at Carnegie Hall have become legendary. Liza Minnelli calls him "the greatest entertainer of our time - bar none!" Last year he co-starred on CBS's THE CLASS and Liz Smith proclaimed him "the comic breakout of the television season". Sam has starred on Broadway in GREASE (Drama Desk nom), THE LIFE (Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critic's Circle noms), THE PRODUCERS, the Broadway National Tour of JOSEPH and in numerous other productions. He is a multi-million selling recording artist, a published comedic essayist, and also writes for television and film. Currently, Sam has two TV projects and a film in development, and is preparing for a new musical entitled The Broadway Man about the life and times of Al Jolson.
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