ImprovBoston Hits High Note with Visit from Opera Singer Hailey Fuqua
Coloratura Soprano Hailey Fuqua is coming to ImprovBoston for the theater's weekly Spotlight Series, which highlights the stories and works of Boston area VIPs.ImprovBoston's seasoned Mainstage cast will invite the opera singer on stage to tell a few stories and perhaps sing a few notes to inspire a series of hilarious scenes and improv games. Fuqua has recently been praised by the Bay Area Reporter and San Francisco Classical Voice for her "gorgeous tone...who reached the high notes in her coloraturas with enviable ease and precision." Based in Boston, MA she specializes in Baroque and Classical opera and oratorios.Mainstage Spotlight Series, Featuring Hailey Fuqua starts Thursday, April 28th at 7:30PM. Tickets are $18, $14 students at the door and available online at improvboston.com. For over 30 years, ImprovBoston has been New England's leading theater and school dedicated to the art of comedy in all its forms. Voted "Best of Boston" by The Phoenix, The Improper Bostonian, and The Weekly Dig, ImprovBoston performers, teachers and students have included film stars, Emmy Award-winning comedians, and acclaimed producers, directors, musicians and writers. ImprovBoston alumni are featured on The Daily Show, America's Got Talent, Funniest Wins, Real Time with Bill Maher, Last Comic Standing and John Oliver's Last Week Tonight, to name a few. In 2014, the Independent Reviewers of New England honored ImprovBoston with an award recognizing its longstanding contributions to the Boston theater community. As a nonprofit arts organization, ImprovBoston serves the community through laughter with youth outreach programs, workshops for businesses, scholarships, a national touring company and, of course, performances at its theater complex in Central Square, Cambridge.