Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN

The MTH Theater at Crown Center has announced casting for AN EVENING WITH George Gershwin, its third Main stage production of the season. Artistic Director Sarah Crawford will direct a four- person ensemble featuring Lauren Braton, Jacob Aaron Cullum, Molly Hammer, and Justin McCoy. This original revue is conceived, written and hosted by MTH founder George Harter, with original arrangements and music direction by Brad Cox. The production will also feature the 10 musician People's Liberation Big Band, founded and led by Cox.

George Gershwin is among the most prolific and influential American composers of the 20th Century, known not only for popular songs for stage and screen, but classical works for the concert hall as well. The original revue, produced by special arrangement with the Estate of George and Ira Gershwin, will highlight the life and music of a composer who redefined American songbook. Songs include "Embraceable You," "I Got Rhythm," "Swanee," "Rhapsody in Blue" and many other Gershwin classics. In an added twist of innovation, the set list will be entirely accompanied by a traditional American Big Band.

Performances run August 10 through August 27, 2017 at The MTH Theater at Crown

Photo credit: Tim Scott

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Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Justin McCoy, Molly Hammer, Jacob Aaron Cullum

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Justin McCoy, Molly Hammer, George Harter, Lauren Braton, Jacob Aaron Cullum

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Justin McCoy, Molly Hammer, Lauren Braton, Jacob Aaron Cullum

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Jacob Aaron Cullum

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Justin McCoy

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Lauren Braton and the People's Liberation Band

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Jacob Aaron Cullum

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Lauren Braton

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Justin McCoy, George Harter, and Jacob Aaron Cullum

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Lauren Braton

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Jacob Aaron Cullum and Breanna Hayes

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Molly Hammer

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Justin McCoy

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
George Harter

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
Brad Cox

Photo Flash: MTH Theater at Crown Center Presents AN EVENING WITH GEORGE GERSHWIN
People's Liberation Band


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