Uptown Players' Annual Fundraiser Set for 1/18-27

Uptown Players' Annual Fundraiser Set for 1/18-27

Uptown Players presents its 11th annual fundraiser Broadway Our Way: Divas Raise the Roof, running January 18 through 27, 2013 at the Kalita Humphreys Theater.

The Uptown divas return for another entertaining evening of Broadway music with plenty of twists, laughs and surprises. This year's divas will sing and dance to 30 songs from recent Broadway hits and revivals such as Ghost: The Musical, Anything Goes, Once, Tick Tick Boom, and Pajama Game, as well as classic favorites like Guys and Dolls, My Fair Lady, Funny Girl, and The King and I.

This year's cast includes Mikey Abrams, Beth Albright, Lon Barrera, Kellie Carroll, BJ Cleveland, Coy Covington, Brendan Cyrus, Marisa Diotalevi, Lee Jamison, Summer Kenny, Linda Leonard, Emily Lockhart, Kevin Moore, Michael Moore, Thomas Renner, Stephanie Riggs, Calvin Roberts, Darius Robinson, Amy Stevenson, Ashton Shawver, Rick Starkweather, Angel Velasco, Lisa Ward and Paul J Williams. Special Guests include Shane Peterman and Denise Lee. This year, Broadway Our Way is written and directed by B. J. Cleveland with music direction by Kevin Gunter and Adam C. Wright and choreography by Jeremy Dumont.

The evening also features a gallery of nearly 100 terrific auction prizes, including theatre tickets, restaurant gift certificates, hotel stays, artwork and much more! A light reception follows each performance.

The production runs January 18 through January 27, 2013, with shows at 8 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. on Sundays. Performances take place at the Kalita Humphreys Theatre, 3636 Turtle Creek Blvd (at Blackburn), Dallas, TX 75219. Tickets are $40-$45, including the post-performance reception, and can be purchased online at www.uptownplayers.org or by phone at (214) 219-2718.

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