Spend An Evening With Liz Callaway At BAC

Spend An Evening With Liz Callaway At BACBay Area Cabaret is delighted to present An Evening with Liz Callaway. Having appeared with Bay Area Cabaret in concert with her sister, Ann Hampton Callaway, and in a tribute to composer Stephen Schwartz, Liz Callaway-the Tony-nominated Broadway star of Miss Saigon, Baby, Merrily We Roll Along and Cats, and voice of the animated classic, Anastasia-makes her solo Venetian Room debut.

An Evening with Liz Callaway will feature songs from her extensive Broadway career, six solo albums, and her most requested fan favorites-"I'll be Here," "Another 100 Lyrics," "Meadowlark," among others. According to the New York Times, "Bright sunshine on a clear spring morning-that upbeat weather report describes the voice of Liz Callaway. Ms. Callaway exudes the kind of optimism, tinged with yearning, that can't be faked."

Liz Callaway made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Baby, and for five years, won acclaim as Grizabella in Cats. She also starred in the original casts of Miss Saigon, The Three Musketeers, and The Look of Love. Off-Broadway appearances include The Spitfire Grill (Drama Desk nomination), No Way to Treat a Lady, Marry Me a Little, Godspell and Brownstone. Other New York appearances include the legendary Follies in Concert at Lincoln Center, A Stephen Sondheim Evening, Fiorello (Encores) and Hair in Concert. Regional credits include Dot in Sunday in the Park with George, Eva Peron in Evita and Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard.

Liz sang the Academy Award-nominated song "Journey to the Past" in the animated feature Anastasia. Other film work includes Jasmine in the two Aladdin sequels, The Swan Princess, and The Rewrite with Hugh Grant.
She received an Emmy Award for hosting Ready to Go, a daily, live children's program on CBS in Boston.

Her extensive U.S. concert and symphony work includes appearances at The Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center American Songbook series, Ravinia, and The Hollywood Bowl. Worldwide, she has performed in China, Australia (with Stephen Schwartz), New Zealand, Vietnam, Iceland, Estonia, France (Theatre Du Chatelet, Paris), South Korea, and Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu, where she premiered a new concert featuring the music of Stephen Sondheim.

Liz has six solo albums: The Essential Liz Callaway, Passage of Time, The Beat Goes On, The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway On and Off- Broadway, Anywhere I Wander: Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser, and her Christmas CD Merry and Bright. Her numerous other recordings include Sibling Revelry, Boom! Live at Birdland, The Maury Yeston Songbook, A Stephen Sondheim Evening, the complete recording of Allegro produced by the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization and the original cast album of A Christmas Story.

Opening the evening with a 20-minute set is Bay Area Cabaret's Bay Area Teen Idol 2016 and Beach Blanket Babylon award-winner Cate Hayman, now a sophomore musical theater major at Carnegie Mellon University.

Tickets to An Evening with Liz Callaway are $65 general/$55 subscribers, with no food or drink minimum required. Information and tickets are available at www.bayareacabaret.org or by phone at City Box Office (415) 392-4400. For BAC 2017-2018 season information and video clips of performers visit www.bayareacabaret.org.

An Evening with Liz Callaway
Sunday, March 11 at 5:00 pm
Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street, Atop Nob Hill

The Venetian Room in the Fairmont San Francisco opened in 1947 with a performance by Ethel Waters About Bay Area Cabaret (BAC) Now in its 14th season of presenting world-renowned Broadway, pop and jazz vocalists. Having presented cabaret seasons in a variety of elegant showrooms, Bay Area Cabaret found a permanent home in 2010 when it was invited to reopen the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room, which had been dark as an entertainment venue for over 21 years. Following a gala opening (featuring Oscar, Grammy, Tony, and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch), the company has gone on to present such musical icons as Chita Rivera, Judy Collins, Stephen Schwartz, Billy Porter, Elaine Paige, Brian Stokes Mitchell, as well as younger artists like Adam and Arielle Jacobs, Leslie Odom, Jr., Sierra Boggess, Adam Pascal and Anthony Rapp, and three Bay Area Teen Idol competitions. Information about all Bay Area Cabaret shows and tickets are available at www.bayareacabaret.org or by phone at City Box Office (415) 392-4400. For BAC 2017-2018 season information and video clips of performers visit www.bayareacabaret.org.

Subscriptions, and discounts for groups of eight or more, are available directly from Bay Area Cabaret at (415) 927-4636. Subscribers enjoy substantial discounts and reserved seating, and those who purchase seven or eight shows are allowed to exchange tickets among shows. For patrons of Bay Area Cabaret, dining at the Laurel Court on the evening of a performance, the Fairmont Hotel offers a 3 course prix-fixe supper for $59 (plus tax and tip), plus free parking.

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