Susan Egan and More to Appear at Historic Palladium Theater
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Amor de Tango, Argentine Dance & Music
An evening of great tango where seductive, sensual dance and music join to present the passionate love story told by six international dancers, a quartet and vocalist.
7:30 p.m., $25-$50 ($50 VIP ticket includes post-show dance party with the cast in the Side Door Cabaret)
An Evening with Broadway's "Belle," Susan Egan
Susan Egan has traversed all four corners of the entertainment industry, making powerful impressions in theatre, film, television and music. She headlined on Broadway as Thoroughly Modern Millie, won critical acclaim as Broadway's (longest-running) "Sally Bowles" in Cabaret, starred in Triumph of Love and State Fair, and received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for "Best Actress" as the original "Belle" in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. She's been seen on film in 13 Going on 30, Gotta Kick It Up, countless independents and voiced the animated characters of "Meg" in Disney's Hercules, and "Lin" in the Academy Award-winning Spirited Away, among others. She spent two seasons on WB's Nikki and guest-starred on HOUSE, NUMB3RS, NYPD Blue, Arli$$, Drew Carey, Party of Five, Great Performances, and more. Egan sings with symphonies worldwide, has over 40 recording credits including five solo CDs, and was named Best Vocalist of the Year by TalkinBroadway.com.
Watch Susan Egan in Concert
Cirque des Voix: Circus Sarasota & Key Chorale, Magic in Tampa Bay
Blending the sublime beauty of the human voice with the graceful strength of the human body, Cirque des Voix will take you on a journey that celebrates the grace and thrills of the world's greatest circus performers with stunning choral music from renowned composers like John Williams, Beethoven, Orff, Jenkins & Morricone. A production of Sarasota's acclaimed Circus Sarasota, Cirque Orchestra, Key Chorale and Young Voices. Co-artistic directors Pedro Reis and Joseph Caulkins.
3/24, Sat – 8 p.m.
3/25, Sun – 4 p.m.
Great Guitars of Jazz: Bucky Pizzarelli, Graham Dechter, Nate Najar
Three acclaimed jazz guitarists plus an all-star band come together for the first time in Tampa Bay on the Palladium's acoustically perfect mainstage – the legendary Bucky Pizzarelli, Los Angeles favorite Graham Dechter, and St. Petersburg's own Nate Najar, plus Washington, D.C.'s Chuck Redd, on drums and Nikki Parrott, the New York City bassist and singer. Only Tampa Bay performance.
Also Coming in March!
3/2, 4, 6
Saint-Saëns' Samson & Dalila
Presented by the St. Petersburg Opera, under the direction of Mark Sforzini.
Fri., 3/2, 7:30 p.m.; Sun., 3/4, 2 p.m.; Tues., 3/6 7:30 p.m.
TICKETS AVAILABLE FROM St. Petersburg Opera, (727) 823-2040
Paul McKenna Band, Side Door Celtic
Presented by Caberfeidh Productions
The Paul McKenna Band, winners of the 2009 Scots Trad Music Award for Best Up and Coming Act, are coming to St. Petersburg on their next U.S. tour. Living Tradition calls The Paul McKenna Band "The best band of their generation." Join us when they bring their spirit, creativity and skill to The Palladium.
Common Ground, Side Door Jazz
Presented by Al Downing Tampa Bay Jazz Association
Common Ground was the house band at Hurricane on St. Petersburg Beach, 5 nights a week from 1986 to the Mid-Nineties. This all-star reunion of the Tampa Bay area's top jazz musicians will be a concert not to miss! Featuring David Moss, sax/flute; Richard Drexler, piano; Mark Neuenschwander, bass; and David Hardman, drums.
ENCORE 12! Continues
St. Petersburg Opera Chamber Ensemble
Works by Corelli, Puccini, Snell, Mozart, Chabrier, Sforzini. Sarah Shellman, violin; Fred Gratta, cello; Brent Douglas, piano; Mark Sforzini, bassoon; Clay Ellerbroek, flute; Stephanie Sager, soprano.
7:30 p.m., post show reception and talk-back with artists
A Wonderful Guy – the Songs of Richard Rogers
Presented by St. Petersburg College Musical Theatre Workshop
Come celebrate 60 years of Broadway with the students of St. Petersburg College's Musical Theatre Workshop class. You'll hear the jazzy hits of Rodgers & Hart (I Could Write a Book, Thou Swell, Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered) and the heart-felt songs of Rodgers & Hammerstein (O What A Beautfiul Morning, Hello Young Lovers, Climb Every Mountain) performed by the some of the Bay area's best & brightest vocal talent!
$10 general admission. Free for SPC students and staff with ID.
Jazz Songbirds, Denise Moore and Theo Valentin, Side Door Jazz
Honoring Women's History Month, jazz songbirds -Denise Moore and Theo Valentine pay tribute to some of their favorite female jazz artists. Denise will sing tunes by Diane Shuur & Etta James and Theo will represent Billie Holiday and Phyliss Hyman. The band features Billy Marcus, piano, Stephen Bucholtz, drums, and Alejando Arenas, bass.
Jazz Evening for Nepal, Side Door Jazz
Hear great music and help a great cause. Come enjoy an evening of jazz with jazz drummer Mark Feinman and an all-star band. A portion of the proceeds will support a food program for children in Nepal. For more information visit Global Action Coalition.
ENCORE 12! Final Concert in Series
Trio De Minaret
Works by Mozart, Browning, Shostakovich. Lei Liu, violin; Lowell Adams, cello; Grigorios Zamparas, piano, Hein Jung, soprano.
7:30 p.m., post show reception and talk-back with artists
The Peace Project, Master Chorale of Tampa Bay in Concert
The Master Chorale of Tampa Bay, under the direction of Artistic Director, Dr. James K. Bass, will present The PEACE Project, a collage of music that explores different aspects of the human experience tied together with inspirational texts. Repertoire will include classical music by Rachmaninoff, Paulus, & Bernstein as well as gospel and jazz music with guest performers, vocalist, ShaRon Scott, saxophonist, Valerie Gillespie, and narrator, Kevin Beckner. Come join the 150-voice Chorale in this exciting and unique concert. You won't want to miss it!
Tampa Bay BluesFest After Shows, 10:30 p.m.
Charlie Albright in Concert, Critically Acclaimed Classical Pianist
Final show in Palladium's Young Concert Artist Series, 7:30 p.m.
A Grand Night for Broadway: Three Men and a Baby…Grand!
Three of Broadway's shining lights: Brian Lane Green, Lee Lessack and John Boswell present their signature collection of lively showtunes and Rat Pack favorites in a spirited performance nominated for Best Revue!
(Tickets available for performance alone, or Gala package which includes: show, pre- and post-show receptions. Gala benefits Friends of the Palladium)
Tampa Bay Symphony presents "Young Artist Winner," 8 p.m.
Una Voce: The Florida Men's Chorale in Concert,
Dwight M. Thomas, artistic director