Judy Kaye to Showcase Cole Porter at NJPAC This November
Sponsored by the Institute of Jazz Studies at Rutgers-Newark at New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 1 Center Street, Newark NJ, the concert takes place on Sunday, November 13. Doors 2:30pm; Performance 3pm. The performance is part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival. Tickets: $40 - $60. For performance details, click here.
Judy Kaye, one of the musical theater's most valuable and versatile performers (The New York Times), won a 2012 Tony Award for her role in Nice Work If You Can Get It. Some of her many Broadway roles include Mamma Mia!, Ragtime, Wicked, and The Phantom of the Opera, for which she also won a Tony Award. Kaye returns to Broadway in the the new musical Madame Sousatzka in 2017.
The author of Cole and The Gershwins, Robert Kimball is a historian of American musical theater and artistic adviser to the Ira and Leonore Gershwin Trusts and the Cole Porter Musical and Literary Property Trusts.
Also part of TD James Moody Jazz Festival:
November 1 at 7:30pm Jazz in the Key of Ellison with Wynton Marsalis, Catherine Russell, Angélique Kidjo, Patti Austin, Joe Morton and Talib Kweli
*Following the performance, enjoy a FREE Jazz Jam Session in NICO Kitchen + Bar, 10pm-midnight*
November 6 at 3pm & 7pm The Brubeck Songbook
November 10, 7:30pm-9:30pm Free Jazz Jam Session featuring James Austin, Jr. Quartet and local Newark based jazz musicians
November 16 at 7:30pm FELA! The Concert: Afro Beat Party
New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey - where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day. NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the state's and the world's best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city. Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts. NJPAC has attracted more than 10 million visitors (including over 1.5 million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents. NJPAC is a proud partner of Newark Celebration 350. Visit www.njpac.org for more.