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AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS, Jarrod Spector & More Included in Spring Line-Up at On Stage at Kingsborough

On Stage at Kingsborough just announced its Spring 2015 season of Award-Winning performances from internationally-renowned artists in exclusive Brooklyn engagements.

This spring we feature one show-stopping performance after another, with Tony-nominated Broadway performers, Russia s brightest ballet stars, award-winning theatre, and so much more, stated Anna Becker, Executive Director of On Stage at Kingsborough. Each and every show offers outstanding entertainment from world-renowned performers.

CABARET SERIES


AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS: An Evening With Irving Berlin

Featuring The Fred Barton Orchestra

Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. $35/30

Join Broadway s Fred Barton, his 13-piece orchestra, and a fleet of first-rate Broadway performers in a celebration of the legendary Irving Berlin. The concert will span over 100 years, beginning with Berlin s Russian-Jewish origins through his earliest American hit ("Alexander's Ragtime Band, which played on the Titanic) to the entire 20th-century evolution of the Broadway musical. Fred Barton is a musical director, orchestrator, and conductor whose credits include the Broadway production of Cabaret (with Joel Grey),Camelot (with Robert Goulet), Zorba (with Anthony Quinn), Carnegie Hall, and The New York, Boston, and California Pops Orchestras.

Tony Nominee Jarrod Spector!

A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS

Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. $35/30

Tony Nominee Jarrod Spector is earning rave reviews for his performance in Broadway s Beautiful while simultaneously wowing crowds throughout the country in his latest cabaret show, A Little Help From My Friends. Backed up by a live band and Broadway performers, this critically-acclaimed show celebrates more than a century of legendary tenors from Freddie Mercury and Michael Jackson to Paul McCartney, Little Richard, and the Beach Boys to the great Enrico Caruso himself. Widely known for his record 1,500 performances as Frankie Valli in Broadway s Jersey Boys, On Stage At Kingsborough audiences love him best for his previous knock out performance right here in The Doo Wop Project.

Post-performance CD signing with Mr. Spector!

DANCE SERIES

The State Ballet Theatre of Russia s SWAN LAKE

Friday, February 6, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. $35/30

Full-Length Ballet in Four Acts

Music by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov

Founded by legendary dancer and former principal dancer of The Bolshoi Theatre Ballet, Maya Plissetskaya, The State Ballet Theatre of Russia - now under the direction of award-winning dancer and Moiseyev Dance Company soloist Nikolay Anokhin - presents one of the greatest classical ballets of all time. This full-scale production features 50 of Russia's brightest ballet stars to bring this romantic tale of true love to glorious life.


The Mariela Franganillo Company s RECUERDO TANGO

Saturday, May 2 at 8:00 p.m. $35

A tango tale of the passionate relationships of our lifetime, Recuerdo Tangofuses both traditional and contemporary Argentine tango with stunning cinematic elements. Directed by Mariela Franganillo (Forever Tango) and Bob McAndrew, this moving and beautiful show features eight outstanding dancers ? from such productions as Broadway s Forever Tango, Tango X2, and Tango Fire ? performing to live music and vocals by The Tango Connection Quartet.

Pre-performance introductory Tango class for ticketholders! (Space is limited and reservations are required.

Godlight Theatre Company's World Premiere Production!

COOL HAND LUKE

Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. $30/25

Ten actors, a bare stage, and an extraordinary light and sound plot is all Drama Desk Award-winning director Joe Tantalo needs to bring an iconic novel to life. Godlight Theatre Company returns to On Stage At Kingsborough after last season s triumphant presentation of One Flew Over The Cuckoo s Nest. Starring Lawrence Jansen (last season s brilliant R.P. McMurphy) in the world premiere adaptation of Donn Pearce s searing novel, Cool Hand Luke, the hard-hitting story of a true original.

Godlight Theatre Company won the Special Drama Desk Award for consistent originality and excellence in dramatizing modern literature, and especially for the vibrant theatricality of its innovative productions and has won national and international awards for its stage adaptations of bold iconic novels.

Post-performance discussion with the director and cast.

SPECIAL MUSICAL EVENT


THE HIT MEN

Featuring the Former Stars of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons!

Friday, April 24, 2015 at 8:00 p.m. $35/30

This amazing concert by the former band members of such mega-stars as Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Elton John, and Jim Croce transport you through rock n roll history, performing classic hits and sharing great road and recording session stories. From Who Loves You to Sherry to Peace Train, Crocodile Rock, Leroy Brown, and Mony Mony, this is a night of all-time favorite hits by the artists you heard on the original records, listened to on the radio, and saw in concert.

Post-performance CD signing with The Hit Men!

FAMILY SERIES

HOT FEET

From The Paper Bag Players

Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. $12

The Paper Bag Players celebrates its 56th anniversary with a presentation of its most adored short plays of all time, including Happy Day in which a lunch box is stolen, a chicken is on the loose, and people are dancing strangely; Move Over, a hilarious look at a New York City rush hour subway ride; and Hot Feet, a raucous song with a strong beat, a catchy tune, and an amazingly long roll of paper!

Meet the cast after the show!

RAPUNZEL! RAPUNZEL! A Very Hairy Fairy Tale

From Wally Jones and Casa Manana Theatre

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. $12

Book, Music, and Lyrics by Janet Yates Vogt & Mark Friedman

Let your hair down in this charming new musical where the evil enchantress Lady Za Za has banished Princess Rapunzel to the deep, dark, dank, dismal, dreary forest in an effort to rule the kingdom herself. It s up to handsome Sir Roderick and his hairdressing sidekick Edgar to restore the kingdom as they search for true love and a perfect head of hair.



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