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Asolo Rep Ground Floor Series Presents A NIGHT AT THE BLUEBIRD CAFE Online

Asolo Rep Ground Floor Series Presents A NIGHT AT THE BLUEBIRD CAFE Online

Asolo Rep announced today that it will present a Facebook and YouTube Live presentation of A NIGHT AT THE BLUEBIRD CAFE on Wednesday, April 8, as part of their Ground Floor Series.

The musical concert features members of the cast of KNOXVILLE, which will have its world premiere as part of the theatre's 2020-21 season. The Ground Floor Series, which had its inaugural performance on March 2, consists of one-performance only events featuring diverse dramatic, movement and musical pieces. The original series of five events was scheduled to be performed in a new performance space in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts, however four of the performances were canceled due to the COVID-19 virus.

In the style of the legendary Nashville music venue, The Bluebird Cafe, seven actor/singer/song-writers from the KNOXVILLE cast will present an intimate and completely unique musical performance, including several original songs. Viewers are invited to view the event from their living rooms and share the experience with these artists as they each broadcast from theirs. Performers include Sara Aili, Hannah Elless, Nathan Salstone, Joel Waggoner, and special guests Matt Szlachetka and Micaela Diamond.

"We were so thrilled to offer this performance as part of our inaugural Ground Floor Series," said Celine Rosenthal, Associate Artistic Director for Asolo Rep. "It really captures the fresh and diverse nature of performance the Ground floor series is meant to promote. When we found out we were going to have to cancel that in order to help stop the spread of the virus, we thought that was the end. But this fantastic group of artists has come together to keep the music playing and in a way that really captures the intimacy and communal nature of the original format."

Access the livestream by visiting the Asolo Rep Facebook page (facebook.com/AsoloRep) where the video will appear at the top of the page starting at 6pm on Wednesday, April 8.

YViewers can also watch on Asolo Rep's YouTube Live by visiting https://www.youtube.com/user/asolorep

Asolo Rep will also post a recording of the broadcast on its Facebook and YouTube channels.

During this challenging time, donor support is critical. Patrons wishing to donate should visit www.asolorep.org for more information.


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