Riverfront Theater Moves GENTLEMAN'S RULE to Royal George; Cancels LA SOIREE


Riverfront Theater is adjusting its end-of-year lineup, after careful evaluation of new information as it relates to its weather plans. Gentleman's Rule, playing November 13-25, 2012, will now be performed at the Royal George Theatre, 1641 N. Halsted Street, and La Soiree has been cancelled.

The theatre will reopen in Spring 2013 for another season of arts and entertainment programming.

Performance dates, times, and pricing will remain the same for Gentleman's Rule. Refunds for La Soiree will be issued by the Riverfront box office. Ticket buyers will be contacted by the box office. Patrons may also reach the box office at 888-556-9484 or boxoffice@riverfronttheater.com.

Tickets for the two-week, limited engagement of Gentleman's Rule, $39-$69, are now on sale at the Royal George box office, 1641 N. Halsted Street, by phone (312) 988-9000and through Ticketmaster at Ticketmaster.com or (800) 745-3000.

The men of Gentleman's Rule have been working hard in the studio and on stage to prepare for the launch of their debut album, Act Accordingly, which will be released during the Royal George Theatre run. Their album will include music made popular by David Guetta, Bob Marley, Nelly, Stevie Wonder, Bruno Mars, B.o.B., Gavin DeGraw, Wild Cherry, One Republic, Peter Gabriel, Jake Owen, The Script, Outkast, plus 2 original songs.

The members of Gentleman's Rule are: TJ Breen (Tenor 2); Corey Frye (Tenor 1), Drew Kipfer (Bass), Will Lockhart (Baritone), Brent Mann (Tenor 2), Luke Mechling (Bass), Andrew Morstein (Tenor 1), Holland Nightenhelser (Tenor 2), Jasper Smith (Baritone) and Jesse Townes (Tenor 1). The group's vocal arrangements are written and produced by Dan Ponce and Deke Sharon.

"Their energy is contagious and their talent is world-class," says Ponce. "This run is the perfect way to debut this incredible group of voices and introduce the first album, which is scheduled for release on November 13. Fans of all ages can expect an unforgettable show featuring amazing soloists backed up by breath-taking harmony. I am counting the days until opening night."

Charlie Blum (Producer) is a show business veteran who holds many titles in the music industry: manager, promoter and current president/CEO of the Star Plaza Theatre, one of America's premier concert facilities. Throughout his distinguished career, he has worked with some of the biggest names in the music business. Charlie also manages the new hit vocal group Under The Streetlamp and, as executive producer, launched their top-rated television special on PBS stations coast-to-coast.

Dan Ponce (Producer) is known to a cappella fans around the world as the founder, first music director, and former member of the hit band Straight No Chaser. He composed and arranged many of SNC's most popular songs. Dan has spent the last year writing new repertoire for Gentleman's Rule. Dan is also well known in the Chicago media market as a reporter/anchor for WGN-TV and a talk show host on WLS Radio (890).

The performance schedule for Gentleman's Rule is:

Tuesday, November 13 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 14 7:30pm
Thursday, November 15 7:30pm
Friday, November 16 8:00pm
Saturday, November 17 5:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, November 18 3:00pm and 7:00pm
Tuesday, November 20 7:30pm
Wednesday, November 21 2:00pm
Thursday, November 22 Thanksgiving, no show
Friday, November 23 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Saturday, November 24 5:00pm and 8:00pm
Sundays, November 25 3:00pm and 7:00pm

To watch video and for more information about Gentleman's Rule, visit www.gentlemansrule.com. For information about Riverfront Theater, go to www.RiverfrontTheater.com.

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