Carrie Manolakos, Nili Bassman, Q Smith and More Set for Transcendence Theatre's FLY ME TO THE MOON, 6/28
Transcendence Theatre's Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park opens on June 28th with the first concert of the summer season entitled Fly Me To The Moon. Fly Me To The Moon is a Broadway concert featuring established Broadway performers from New York and Los Angeles that journeys through the uplifting, inspiring and carefree messages behind some of the greatest tunes of Broadway and the Great American Songbook. Inspired by the unique and brash optimism of the American musical, this show is all about soaring beyond the usual limits through music. Some Broadway performers scheduled to perform are:Carrie Manolakos who returns for her second season with TTC has starred as "Sophie" in Broadway's Mamma Mia and "Elphaba" on the National Tour ofWicked. Recently she was positioned in the top 100 of the iTunes pop charts with her debut album "Echo." Carrie was voted Elle Magazine's 30 Under 30: Essential Names to Know (Voted #1 by readers). In addition to performing in Fly Me To The Moon, Carrie will help TTC kick off their new Transcendence Artist Series by doing a one night concert at the Benziger Family Winery's Wine Cave on July 13th. Nili Bassman, is returning to Sonoma for a second season. Nili has performed in the original company of Curtains and Never Gonna Dance on Broadway, as well as playing "Hunyak" in the Broadway production of Chicago, www.nilibassman.comQ Smith just finished playing "Miss Andrew" in the final Broadway cast of Mary Poppins and seen also on Broadway in Les Miserables www.Qperstar.com
Carrie, Nili, and Q will join 14 other Broadway and Hollywood actors scheduled to perform who will be singing songs from Broadway's greatest composers, including Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin, Andrew Lloyd Webber and more. This concert is guaranteed to leave audiences shooting for the moon! A portion of the proceeds from each concert will benefit Jack London State Park and help in the effort to keep the recently threatened park open. Each evening will feature preshow picnicking and wine on the great lawn in the park with each concert beginning before sunset in the majestic open-air winery ruins. For tickets and more information visit www.BroadwayJackLondon.com or call 877.424.1414. The full cast scheduled to appear in the concerts includes: Nili Bassman (Chicago), Julie Craig (Bye Bye Birdie City Center Encores!), Kurt Domoney (A Chorus Line), Morgan Karr (Spring Awakening), Ruby Lewis (Jersey Boys National Tour), Nicole Mangi (Gypsy), Carrie Manolakos (Mamma Mia), Victor Mazzone (Camelia la Tejuana Long Beach Opera), Steve Mazurek (Les Miserables Hollywood Bowl), Amy Miller (42nd Street), Robert Petrarca (Happy Days Falcon Theatre), Sheri Sanders (Urine Town National Tour), Q Smith (Les Miserables), Leah Sprecher (Happy Days National Tour), Stephan Stubbins (Mary Poppins), Brad Surosky (Cold Case CBS), Rachel Louise Thomas ( Dora...Radio City...).
Broadway Under The Stars in Jack London State Park - Fly Me To The Moon
June 28, 29, 30 (Fri, Sat, Sun)
July 5, 6 (Fri, Sat) 5:00pm Pre-Show Picnicking Begins
7:30pm Concert in the Winery RuinsJack London State Historic Park
2400 London Ranch Road
Glen Ellen, CA 95442 Ticket Prices*?$117 VIP - learn more - $69 Premium Ad - learn more - $42 General Admission - $29 Youth under 21 (Youth tickets are for the General Admission Section only). *all tickets have a $5 park contribution and a $1.50 ticketing fee attached To learn more about the 2013 summer season and Transcendence Theatre Company, or to purchase tickets, visit www.BroadwayJackLondon.com. Transcendence Theatre Company (TTC) is a nonprofit, regional theatre company comprised of artists with professional experience on Broadway, in movies, and on television. TTC is beginning its second year in the Sonoma Valley and specializes in producing high caliber Broadway musicals and concerts in the majestic open-air ruins of the historic winery in Jack London State Park.