Parks Concert Series Continues with Karen Mason & William Michals Tonight
The 7th Season of The Parks Concert Series, (formerly The Concerts for City Greens), a free outdoor concert series, continues tonight, August 13th at 6:30 pm (Rain date: Thursday, August 14th at 6:30pm.) at Tudor City Greens, and will feature professional performers from Broadway and the New York City cabaret, jazz, classical and opera scene. All performers donate their time and talent for these concerts. The concert will be hosted by Tudor City resident, Broadway and cabaret veteran Raissa Katona Bennett.
This concert will feature Broadway Veteran & 2-Time Drama Desk Award Nominee KAREN MASON (Sunset Blvd - Norma Desmond; Hairspray - Velma; Mamma Mia (Tanya), Broadway Veteran WILLIAM MICHALS (Lincoln Center's South Pacific - Emile de Becque; Beauty & The Beast - Beast; Les Miserables - Javert), MAC Award Nominated Recording Artist DAWN DEROW, Award Winning Jazz & Symphonic Multi-Instrumentalist and Sony/EMI/Disney Recording Artist MIKE HERRIOTT, Critically Acclaimed Cabaret Performer MARNIE KLAR, Bistro & Multiple MAC Award Winner TANYA MOBERLY and Multiple MAC & Bistro Award Winner STEVEN RAY WATKINS.
Host RAISSA KATONA BENNETT, Broadway's "Christine" in Phantom of the Opera and MAC & Bistro Award Winner, welcomes back series regulars, MAC & Bistro Award Winner TERESE GENECCO as sidekick & drummer, MAC & Bistro Award Winner and Windham Hill Recording Artist SEAN HARKNESS on guitar, Composer & Recording Artist JONATHAN SARAGA on Trumpet, Recording Artist & Arranger MATT SCHARFGLASS on bass, and MAC Award Winning Composer, Pianist & Musical Director BILL ZEFFIRO. Additional musical direction will be provided by pianists DAVID CALDWELL & JEFF CUBETA.