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Fulton Theatre Presents SOPHISTICATED LADIES And THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA Photo Fulton Theatre Presents SOPHISTICATED LADIES And THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre, in association with Maine State Music Theatre is proud to present the dance and music-filled Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, May 2 through May 25, with Previews April 30 and May 1. Three acclaimed choreographers, Broadway's Mark Stuart, Broadway's Kenny Ingram and Lancaster's own Marc Robin, have joined to make this one memorable celebration! 

SOPHISTICATED LADIES Coming to Maine State Music Theatre This June! Photo SOPHISTICATED LADIES Coming to Maine State Music Theatre This June!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

Duke Ellington's SOPHISTICATED LADIES is playing at Maine State Music Theatre from June 5 to 22, 2019.

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Starring Jennifer Holliday!
by TV - On the Road - Jul 27, 2015

BroadwayWorld presents a first look at highlights of ZACH Theatre's Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Holliday and More in Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Just in!  BroadwayWorld presents a first look at ZACH Theatre's Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday.

STAGE TUBE: Jennifer Holliday Talks the Music of Duke Ellington in SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2015

ZACH Theatre presents Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Check out the video below of Jennifer Holliday discussing Duke Ellington's music!

Photo Flash: Promo Pics of Jennifer Holliday in Zach Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

ZACH Theatre presents Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical. Check out a sneak peek at the promotional images below!

Original 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Holliday Chats ZACH's SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Duke Ellington musical revue SOPHISTICATED LADIES kicks off tonight at ZACH Theatre in Austin, starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl Jennifer Holliday. The legendary leading lady recently spoke with American Theatre magazine about her connection to the show, singing jazz, keeping iconic tunes fresh and more.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals for SOPHISTICATED LADIES Starring Jennifer Holliday
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2015

ZACH Theatre presents Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage tonight, July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.  Check out a sneak peek at rehearsals below!

Jennifer Holliday Stars in ZACH Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

ZACH Theatre presents Sophisticated Ladies, the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage tonight, July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015.

Kenny Williams & More to Join Jennifer Holliday in ZACH Theatre's SOPHISTICATED LADIES; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

ZACH Theatre announces the full cast of Sophisticated Ladies the Duke Ellington musical review starring Broadway's original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday. ZACH Theatre Associate Artistic Director ABE REYBOLD will direct the musical in the Topfer Theatre on the Karen Kuykendall stage July 15, 2015 - August 23, 2015. A full onstage orchestra backs superb jazz vocalists, extraordinary tap dancers, dazzling deco costumes, and unforgettable torch singers who bring classics like 'Mood Indigo,' Take the A Train,' 'It Don't Mean A Thing (If It Ain't Got That Swing)' to vivid life in this grand Tony Award-winning Broadway musical.

ZACH Theatre Casts Broadway's Original Dreamgirl, Jennifer Holliday in Sophisticated Ladies
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2015

With much excitement, ZACH Theatre announces that Broadway's Original Dreamgirl, Grammy and Tony award-winning JENNIFER HOLLIDAY will star in this summer's Duke Ellington musical revue Sophisticated Ladies. For its premiere production in Austin, the show will play on the Topfer Stage from July 15 - August 23, 2015 under the direction of ABE REYBOLD.

Arena Stage's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Extends Through 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

Arena Stage's record-breaking and critically acclaimed production of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies will now continue its run at the historic Lincoln Theatre through June 27, 2010. The production, which is the highest grossing show in Arena Stage's 60 year history, was directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and choreographed by its star, the legendary Broadway veteran Maurice Hines.

CHATTER: Arena's SOPHISTICATED LADIES To Tour US?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2010

According to a report from Variety, the critically-acclaimed production of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies may be remounted as a national tour due to the overwhelmingly positive reception it has received in its run at Arena Stage in Washington, D.C.

Arena Stage's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Extends Through 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

Arena Stage today announced that its smash-hit production of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies will extend its run at the historic Lincoln Theatre with six additional performances through June 6, 2010.

Arena Stage Extends SOPHISTICATED LADIES Through 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2010

Arena Stage has announced that its smash-hit production of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies will extend its run at the historic Lincoln Theatre with six additional performances through June 6, 2010. The production, choreographed by and starring the legendary Maurice Hines and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, has broken several long-standing sales records, and is on track to become the highest grossing show in Arena's history, replacing the 2002 production of South Pacific directed by Molly Smith.

Arena Stage Presents DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES Through 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue).

Arena Stage's DUKE ELLINGTON'S SOPHISTICATED LADIES Closes 5/30
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010

Big band sound transforms the Lincoln Theatre into a Duke Ellington jazz club as Arena Stage presents Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, choreographed by and starring Maurice Hines (Broadway's Sophisticated Ladies and Uptown... It's Hot!) with direction by Charles Randolph-Wright (Arena's Guys and Dolls and Blue).

Arena Stage's SOPHISTICATED LADIES Extends Through 6/27
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2010

Arena Stage's record-breaking and critically acclaimed production of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies will now continue its run at the historic Lincoln Theatre through June 27, 2010. The production, which is the highest grossing show in Arena Stage's 60 year history, was directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and choreographed by its star, the legendary Broadway veteran Maurice Hines.

SOPHISTICATED LADIES Becomes Best Selling Show In Arena History
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2010

Arena Stage announced today that at 9:00 a.m. EST, Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright and starring and choreographed by Maurice Hines, officially became the best selling show in company history based upon gross sales.

Arena Stage Extends SOPHISTICATED LADIES Through 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2010

Arena Stage has announced that its smash-hit production of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies will extend its run at the historic Lincoln Theatre with six additional performances through June 6, 2010. The production, choreographed by and starring the legendary Maurice Hines and directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, has broken several long-standing sales records, and is on track to become the highest grossing show in Arena's history, replacing the 2002 production of South Pacific directed by Molly Smith.

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