AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY Moves to Rockwell, Monday, 3/16

Following spectacular performances at Upstairs at Vitello's, The Catalina Jazz Club and the El Caballero Country Club, Fraser Entertainment Group moves to Rockwell Table & Stage on Monday, March 16 with the critically- acclaimed ongoing series AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY. This show welcomes a new cast of singers from Broadway, television and film.

With musical direction by GLEE's Brad Ellis it will take place at the Los Feliz venue on Monday evening, March 6th at 8PM. The evening will feature songs from classic Broadway shows, such as BRIGADOON, DAMN YANKEES, A CHORUS LINE, FUNNY GIRL, A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, GUYS AND DOLLS and KISS ME, KATE, along with classic songs from lesser-known shows (THE WILD PARTY, ST. LOUIS WOMAN and more).

Scheduled to appear are: Eileen Barnett, Zachary Ford, Jennifer Foster, Dianne Fraser, Julie Garnyé, Todd Murray, Kyra Selman & Robyn Spangler. The show also includes a dance number featuring Sylvie Gosse & Debbie Zaltman. The evening will be hosted by comedian Billy Riback.

Musical director Brad Ellis is regarded as one of the most respected and sought after composers, arrangers, and musical directors in the musical theatre community. He has enjoyed a newfound fame as the on-camera pianist on the hit television series GLEE. Lately, he has been traveling the world as Musical Director for Matthew Morrison's solo show.

In addition to his continuing role on Glee, Mr. Ellis can be seen coaching in the "Special Features" of the DVD release of Disney's animated Beauty and the Beast. Long before Glee, Mr. Ellis was renowned for his clever and instantly recognizable arrangements for such shows as Forbidden Broadway, Forbidden Hollywood, Whoop-Dee-Doo, and the Christmas edition of Forever Plaid known as Plaid Tidings. He has arranged and orchestrated for the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, the Philadelphia Symphony and the CD "Unexpected Dreams - Songs from The
Stars" featuring members of the LA Phil to benefit Music Cares which supports music programs in the LA schools. In concert, and on CD, Mr. Ellis has worked with Billy Joel, Angela Lansbury, Kristin Chenoweth, Scarlett Johansson, Patti LuPone, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Ariana Grande, and Jeremy Irons to name a few.

Other shows presented by Fraser Entertainment Group include Starr Quality, Actors Fund Benefit and Tribute to Rick Starr, and Gifts of Love: the Words and Music of Stephen Schwartz, both at the Catalina Jazz Club, as well as the 4-night, 4-venue Actors Fund benefit concert event, CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES directed by David Galligan, which will return for a second engagement this fall. This upcoming presentation of AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY marks the sixth installment of the successful concert series.

Rockwell Table & Stage is located at 1714 N. Vermont Ave. in Los Angeles. Doors open at 6:30PM. Show egins at 8PM. Tickets are $10, $15 or $20 plus a 2-item food minimum. Valet and street parking available. For tickets and additional information:

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