BROADWAY'S BEST, THE NEW RED HOT MAMAS & More Set for Bristol Riverside Theatre's Summer Musicale Series
Bristol Riverside Theatre presents its annual Summer Musicale series featuring Keith Baker and the BRT Band in three programs of concerts ranging from Glenn Miller and Ella Fitzgerald to Sophie Tucker to Broadway classics.
The season starts rocking with Jukebox Saturday Night on June 19-29. Jukebox Saturday Night recreates the mood of Saturday nights when you'd pop a nickel in the jukebox, take your girl in your arms, and hear the music play. Rosemary Clooney, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, and Glenn Miller let the music swing with Take the "A" Train, Accentuate the Positive, As Time Goes By and so many more in the program relives the music of a time that is unforgettable and irreplaceable.
The season heats up with The New Red Hot Mamas on July 17-27. Channeling Sophie Tucker, some of Philadelphia's leading ladies present a night of Broadway belters, red hot movers and sassy shakers will perform such torch song favorites as Stormy Weather, On the Sunny Side of the Street and That's Entertainment.
The series concludes on August 14-24 with the ever-popular program of Broadway's Best featuring favorites from Broadway musicals past and present. Fabulous performances, a pulsating band and show stopping songs give their regards to Broadway.
"We are looking forward to another fun-filled summer of musical favorites," said Bristol Riverside Theatre's Artistic Director Keith Baker. "What better way to escape the heat waves of summer than with the cool beat of the Fifties and the hot tunes of Broadway!"
Series tickets at $75 and single tickets at $30 ($27 for subscribers) are available by calling the BRT Box Office at 215-785-0100 or visiting brtstage.org. Bristol Riverside Theatre is located at 120 Radcliffe Street in Bristol, PA.
Since 1986, BRT has brought consistently acclaimed professional theatre to Bucks County and maintained a long-term commitment to finding and developing new plays. The theatre is the recipient of over 60 Barrymore Award nominations for Excellence in Theatre, given annually by the Theatre Alliance of Greater Philadelphia. In addition to its mainstage productions, the theatre serves as a cultural hub for the community, with such programs as children's theatre, community concerts and exhibitions of local visual arts. Currently under the direction of Artistic Director Keith Baker, Founding Director Susan D. Atkinson, and Managing Director, Amy Kaissar, BRT concludes its 24th season. For information, visit www.brtstage.org.