Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock Returns With WOMEN OF BILBAO
Classical singer and musical actress, Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock, whose true-life story came to the big screen in 2017 in the acclaimed Sony release, All Saints, will take the stage of The Triad Theater in The Women of Bilbao, a collection of Kurt Weill's compositions from his 12-tone Weimar period to his more lush Broadway compositions. The repertoire includes "Surabaya Johnny" from Happy End, "Moon of Alabama," from The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny and "That's Him" from One Touch of Venus. Marcoux-Spurlock will be joined by Doug Martin as Pianist-Conductor (Baz Luhrmann's La Bohème on Broadway). Michael Feingold, noted arts critic (Village Voice), is the director.
Marcoux-Spurlock has performed over fifty operatic, musical theater and oratorio roles with leading orchestras and opera companies across the globe. Performances are January 26th and February 8th at 7:00PM at The Triad Theater, 158 West 72nd Street 10023; the theater is above Sevens Turkish Grill restaurant. Ticket prices are $24 with a two drink minimum. There is no food served at The Triad. Tickets can be purchased in advance at: https://tinyurl.com/y7xoxtdu. For additional info, phone: 212-279-4200. ** Please arrive early if you need elevator access, as it is limited.
Marcoux-Spurlock is a musical actress known for her depth of character, interpretation and musical sensitivity. She has appeared in productions with the Florida Grand Opera, New World Symphony Orchestra, Symphony of the Americas, Florentine Opera, Florida Philharmonic Orchestra, The Bulgarian National Orchestra, Opera Frankfurt, Paraguay Symphony Orchestra and The Hungarian State Opera. Her role in Marin Alsop's revival of Gershwin's rare Blue Monday with Colorado Symphony Orchestra was described as "sumptuous" by the Denver Post. In 2013, Marcoux-Spurlock premiered The Yellow Wallpaper a one-woman opera written for her by composer and Duke University Professor, Michael Trinastic.
In a departure from her musical career, Marcoux worked as a reporter and producer for several years with Reuters Television, Showtime, the BBC, NBC and Fox affiliates throughout the United States. She was an original reporter/producer for Entertainment Drive, one of the first online new outlets. Marcoux has been spotted at The Emmys, The Tony Awards and the Academy Awards interviewing such celebrities as Sir Anthony Hopkins, Salma Hayek, Tony Bennett, and Mariah Carey. At the United Nations, she interviewed Kofi Annan, Senator Bill Richardson, President Bill Clinton and HRH Prince Phillip. In addition, Marcoux-Spurlock spent fourteen seasons covering New York's Fashion Week for fashion and entertainment news outlets. Her spur of the moment coverage of the events of September 11, 2001 was featured in the 2002 HBO documentary, IN MEMORIAM -NEW YORK CITY, 9/11/01. In addition, Marcoux was lauded by The Royal Television Society as "an invisible giant of TV news" for her coverage at Ground Zero and received an award of recognition.The true story of Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock, and her husband, Michael Spurlock, was recently told in the Sony AFFIRM pictures release All Saints, 2017. Declared a hit by Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Rotten Tomatoes, the film recounts the story of business professional-turned-pastor Michael Spurlock (actor John Corbett), Aimée-Marcoux-Spurlock (actress Cara Buono) and a group of refugees from Southeast Asia, who risk everything to save their tiny church in Tennessee and transform their future.