3 MEN AND A BABY... GRAND! and More Set for Kravis Center's 'Adults at Leisure' Series
Presented in Dreyfoos Hall, this affordable series offers convenient show times, captivating entertainers and options ranging from sultry soloists to Broadway highlights.
All performances are at 11 am and 2 pm, which makes for a wonderful daytime theater experience, offering something for everyone, whether they are well versed in Gershwin or love reminiscing about the Rat Pack.
The six-show package is $99, a savings of $75 off individual ticket prices. Beginning November 13, individual tickets will be available at $29 each.
December 15 at 11 am & 2 pm (Tuesday) 3 Men and a Baby... Grand! Salute the Rat Pack (Adults at Leisure Series)
A tribute of tight harmonies was born when Broadway star Brian Lane Green, cabaret artist Lee Lessack and pianist John Boswell joined voices in 3 Men and a Baby ... Grand! Salute the Rat Pack. The show, which hails the hits of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., features the talented trio at the top of their game. Tony Award nominee Green, last seen on Broadway in The Life, has appeared on All My Children and other soap operas; Lessack is the founder of LML Music; and Boswell has served as musical director for Andy Williams, Judy Collins and Bob Newhart. Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall Tickets: $99 for the six show package; starting November 13, individual tickets are $29 each
January 3 at 11 am & 2 pm (Sunday) The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra (Adults at Leisure Series)
Band leader Jeremy Davis and vocalist Clay Johnson, lifelong friends from the Louisiana Delta, bring high-energy heat with their simmering 17-piece big band. Selections range from the Rat Pack, Michael Bublé and Andy Williams to Ray Charles, Elvis and Johnny Cash. Davis, who swoons on the tenor sax, and Johnson, who was raised in a family of gospel singers, are based in Savannah, Ga., and serve up plenty of sophisticated Southern charm on stage. Audiences are delighted not only by their original arrangements and phenomenal musicianship but also by their rich friendship and repartee. Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall Tickets: $29
January 25 at 11 am & 2 pm (Monday) Rhapsody & Rhythm: The Gershwin Concert Experience (Adults at Leisure Series)
From Rhapsody in Blue to I Got Rhythm, this multimedia concert celebrates the collaborative genius of brothers George and Ira Gershwin through family stories and rare home videos and photos. The symphonic tribute features sensational soloists who'll delight with Strike Up the Band, Someone to Watch Over Me, Embraceable You, The Man I Love and many more favorites. This 'S Wonderful collection of the Gershwins' timeless tunes is not to be missed. Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall Tickets: $29
February 23 at 11 am & 2 pm (Tuesday) Neil Berg's 107 Years of Broadway (Adults at Leisure Series)
Broadway's top talent pays tribute to the best of the Great White Way in this riveting revue by award-winning composer and lyricist Neil Berg. The all-new show, which returns to the Kravis Center after two seasons, features five Broadway stars from powerhouse productions such as Jersey Boys, Wicked and Mamma Mia! performing classics from composers that include Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter, Stephen Sondheim, Andrew Lloyd Webber and many more. Berg, best known for Off Broadway's The Prince and the Pauper, backs the vivacious vocalists in 107 Years of Broadway with a world-class, New York-based band. Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall Tickets: $29
March 7 at 11 am & 2 pm (Monday) Flipside: The Patti Page Story (Adults at Leisure Series)
Tune in to classic hits in Flipside: The Patti Page Story, set in a 1965 Oklahoma radio station and featuring favorites such as Tennessee Waltz, (How Much is That) Doggie in the Window, Mockingbird Hill, Detour and Allegheny Moon. The memory-lane musical, which has won National Kennedy Center Festival acclaim, follows the rise of 1950s singing sensation Patti Page, who at one point was the top-selling artist of her time. Page's real name was Clara Ann Fowler, and her story is told through revealing flashbacks, costumes from poodle skirts to ball gowns, and more than 20 live-music numbers. Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall Tickets: $29
April 5 at 11 am & 2 pm (Tuesday) Avery Sommers: I Love Being Here With You (Adults at Leisure Series)
Broadway veteran and cabaret singer Avery Sommers returns to the Kravis Center -- she performed here in Chicago nearly 20 years ago -- with smooth selections such as I Love Being Here with You, Feeling Good, Without a Song and Just One of Those Things. She wowed the Great White Way in Ain't Misbehavin' and Showboat and has appeared on Miami Vice and Bruce Reynolds' series B.L. Stryker. Audiences will revel in the rich alto of this hometown favorite, who won a best-actress Carbonell Award for her 1994 one-woman show But Not for Me. Alexander W. Dreyfoos, Jr. Concert Hall. Tickets: $29.
How to Get Tickets: The six-show package for the Adults at Leisure Series is $99, a savings of $75 off individual ticket prices, is now available for purchase. Visit Kravis.org/AdultsatLeisure or call the Kravis Center box office to purchase the six-show package today.
Beginning November 13, individual tickets will go on sale for $29 each, and can be purchased at the Kravis Center's box office, 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in downtown West Palm Beach; online through the Kravis Center's official website at kravis.org; or by phone at 561-832-7469 or 800-572-8471. For Group Sales, please call 561-651-4438 or 561-651-4304.
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is a not-for-profit performing arts center whose mission is to enhance the quality of life in Palm Beach County by presenting a diverse schedule of national and international artists and companies of the highest quality; by offering comprehensive arts education programs; by providing a Palm Beach County home in which local and regional arts organizations can showcase their work; and by providing an economic catalyst and community leadership in West Palm Beach, supporting efforts to increase travel and tourism to Palm Beach County. The Kravis Center is located at 701 Okeechobee Blvd. in West Palm Beach, FL. For more information, call 561-832-7469 or visit the official website at kravis.org.