Transcendence Theatre's 'Broadway Under The Stars' Concludes with Gala Celebration - Carrie Manolakos, Victoria Matlock & More, 8/30-31
Transcendence Theatre's Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park 2013 season completes on August 30th and 31st with the Gala Celebration.
The Gala Celebration is a two-night-only Broadway concert celebrating the 2013 season of Broadway Under The Stars concerts and featuring established Broadway and Hollywood performers doing songs and dances from Broadway's greatest shows, including Wicked, Jersey Boys, Les Miserables, Carousel, Gypsy, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Anything Goes, Phantom Of The Opera and many more.
Some Broadway performers scheduled to perform include:
Carrie Manolakos, who returns to Sonoma after performing with Transcendence earlier in the season and selling out two concerts at Benziger Family Winery's Wine Cave. Carrie has starred as "Sophie" in Broadway's Mamma Mia and "Elphaba" on the National Tour of Wicked. Recently she was positioned in the top 100 of the iTunes pop charts with her debut album "Echo." Carrie was voted Elle Magazine's 30 Under 30: Essential Names to Know (Voted #1 by readers).
Victoria Matlock, returning to Sonoma for her second season was last seen on Broadway in Million Dollar Quartet as Dyanne. She's also starred in Wicked (Elphaba), Evita, The Full Monty, The First Wives Club, The Marvelous Wonderettes (original cast & cast album) & more.
Laurie Wells, Laurie is a native Californian who now resides in NYC where she can often be seen in the Broadway hit Mamma Mia! She also starred as Donna Sheridan in the National Tour. Favorite Credits: City of Angels and 42nd Street at the Goodspeed Opera House, Ragtime in Ithaca NY, Dames at Sea at Bay Street, 1st National Tour of Swing!
Carrie, Victoria, and Laurie join 16 additional Broadway and Hollywood actors scheduled to perform.
The full cast includes Molly Alvarez (Happy Days, National Tour), Ron DeStefano (Fiddler On The Roof, National Tour), Melissa Giattino (42nd Street, Broadway), Brian Golub (When In Rome, Touchstone Pictures), Eric Jackson (Young Frankenstein, Broadway), Randi Kaye (42nd Street, National Tour), Freddie Kimmel (Billy Elliot, National Tour), Nicole Mangi (Gypsy, Broadway), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia, Broadway), Victoria Matlock (Million Dollar Quartet, Broadway), Amy Miller (42nd Street, Broadway), Jaclyn Miller (My Fair Lady, Oregon Shakespeare Festival), Robert Petrarca (Happy Days, Falcon Theatre), Will Reynolds (Mamma Mia, National Tour), Libby Servais (Wicked, Broadway), Leah Sprecher (Happy Days, National Tour), Stephan Stubbins (Mary Poppins, Broadway), Brad Surosky (Cold Case, CBS), Rachel Louise Thomas (Dora The Explorer, Radio City Music Hall), Laurie Wells (Mamma Mia, Broadway).
A portion of the proceeds from each concert will benefit Jack London State Park and help in the effort to keep the recently threatened park open. Each evening will feature preshow picnicking and wine on the great lawn in the park with each concert beginning before sunset in the majestic open-air winery ruins.
For tickets and more information visit www.BroadwayJackLondon.com or call 877.424.1414