STAGE TUBE: The Long Center Presents FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO IN CONCERT
The Los Angeles based series "For The Record" comes to The Long Center for the Performing Arts in Austin, TX for their World Theatrical Premiere of "Tarantino In Concert" during the 2012 SXSW festival on Wednesday, March 14 @ 8pm. The live concert experience "For The Record - Tarantino In Concert" brings the movies of Quentin Tarantino to life through the soundtracks he meticulously integrated into each of his films. For ticket information please call (512) 474-5664 or go ONLINE. Check out the commercial for the show below!
"Tarantino In Concert" was originally staged a year and a half ago in Los Angeles as the first show in the "For The Record" series which celebrates songs and moments from the body of work by a featured director. A talented troop of performers that includes a rotating ensemble of Film, Television, Record and Broadway talent come together to present this unique fusion of music, theatre and film that brings motion pictures to life in a concert setting. Other shows in the series have included "For The Record: Coen Brothers," "For The Record: Baz Luhrmann," "For The Record: John Hughes" and stagings have been mounted in Los Angeles, Palm Springs and New York.
Unquestionably a master of modern American film, Tarantino has also mastered the art of the movie soundtrack with song choices that have helped define his signature style. This 25th anniversary retrospective highlights hit Tarantino directed films including Reservoir Dogs, Pulp Fiction, Jackie Brown, Four Rooms, Kill Bill Vol. 1 and 2, Death Proof, and Inglourious Basterds.The cast includes Tracie Thoms (Tarantino's "Death Proof"), Anneliese van Der Pol (Disney's "That's So Raven"), Jackie Tohn (Bravo's "Platinum Hit"), Von Smith (Fox's "American Idol"), Rogelio Douglas Jr. (Broadway's In The Heights), Ginifer King (Broadway's Gypsy), Jason Paige (Blood Sweat and Tears), Darryl Semira (Broadway's Mamma Mia). Anderson Davis (Broadway's South Pacific), Steve Mazurek (TNT's "Hawthorne"), Ben Goldberg (NBC's "ER"), Lisa Datz (Broadway's The Full Monty), Danielle Truitt (Disney's "The Princess and the Frog") and introducing Tawny Dolley, Dionne Gipson, Tinuke Oyefule and Margaret M. Spirito.
FOR THE RECORD: TARANTINO IN CONCERT will be performed Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at The Long Center for the Performing Arts (701 W. Riverside Drive in Austin) at 8PM.