Marc Shaiman, Norm Lewis and More Set for DEBBIE GRAVITTE'S ALL-STAR HOLIDAY SHOW at Pace University, 12/8


On Saturday, December 8, Tony Award-winning songstress Debbie Gravitte returns to Pace Presents and The Michael Schimmel Center for a reprisal of last year's tremendously popular All-Star Holiday Show. Deemed "one of the best voices on Broadway" by the Associated Press, Ms. Gravitte celebrates this winter holiday season with the support of a stellar team of Braodway veterans including academy Award-nominated, Tony, Emmy, and Grammy Award-winning composer Marc Shaiman (Hairspray, NBC's "Smash," Sleepless in Seattle, First Wives Club) as well as Broadway star and Tony-nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess, The Little Mermaid, Les Miserables) for this all-ages evening of holiday fun.

The Pace Presents All-Star Broadway Holiday Show will be supported by an eighteen-piece live orchestra, The Russ Kassoff Orchestra, as well as the newly formed Broadway By The Year Chorus, comprising over two dozen up-and-coming musical theater stars. The event is proudly produced by Karen Giombetti.

A highlight of the evening is sure to be when audiences are encouraged to sing along to such classics as "Jingle Bells" and "Silent Night."

Ticket prices for Debbie Gravitte's All-Star Broadway Holiday Show at The Schimmel Center for the Arts at Pace University range from $30 to $55. The performance will take place on Saturday, December 8 at 7:30PM. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit or call toll-free (866) 811-4111.

Pace Presents performances take place at The Michael Schimmel Center for the Arts located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan. Wine is served in The Schimmel Center lobby from our cash bar starting one hour prior to showtime.

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Public Transportation within a five minute walk of the venue includes:
4 / 5 / 6 Subway to Brooklyn Bridge City Hall
2 / 3 Subway to Fulton Street
A / C Subway to Fulton Street
J / Z Subway to Fulton Street
N / R Subway to City Hall
PATH Train to World Trade Center
M1 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street
M6 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street
M9 Bus to Brooklyn Bridge/ City Hall
M15 Bus to Brooklyn Bridge / City Hall
M22 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street
M103 Bus to Broadway-Nassau Street / Fulton Street
B51 Bus to City Hall/Broadway

Located one block east of City Hall and immediately adjacent to the Brooklyn Bridge, The Schimmel Center's 670-seat theatre regularly hosts academic and community events in addition to its yearly schedule of the world's finest music, theatre and dance. Over the past twelve years, The Schimmel Center has served as a founding venue for The River-to-River Festival (2002), hosted both The Tribeca Film Festival and The Tribeca Theatre Festival (2001), provided a headquarters for The National Actors Theatre (2002 to 2004), presented the only Democratic Presidential Debate to present all ten candidates for the 2004 election, and actively hosts James Lipton's award-winning Bravo series Inside The Actors Studio, taped on the Schimmel Theatre's stage since 2005.

For more than 100 years, Pace University has helped prepare students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience. Pace has three campuses in New York City, Westchester and White Plains. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls approximately 13,500 students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, via its rapidly growing Performing Arts Department, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems and School of Law.

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