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‘100 Years of Broadway’ coming to Carson Center

‘100 Years of Broadway’ coming to Carson Center

Posted: Friday, November 21, 2008 7:11 pm

Neil Berg’s widely acclaimed “100 Years of Broadway,” a musical revue of Broadway’s most celebrated shows features a dazzling cast of five Broadway stars accompanied by an all-star New York band is coming to the Carson Center on Jan. 29 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for “100 Years of Broadway” go on sale Monday at 10 a.m. This performance is sponsored by Paducah Remediation Services and Peel & Holland Financial Group. According to San Francisco’s KABC radio theater critic, Jerry Friedman, “This revue features some of the best songs from the best Broadway shows, all sung by some of the most talented performers working today singing many of the hit songs that they have sung on Broadway.” “100 Years of Broadway” recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century featuring the actual stars of shows such as “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Les Miserables,” “CATS,” “Jesus Christ Superstar” and “Jekyll & Hyde.” These amazing performers light up the stage with songs from the hit shows in which they starred. Neil Berg presents brilliantly revived arrangements of Broadway classics as well as thrilling numbers from Broadway’s newest hit shows. Past productions of this popular show have featured Betty Buckley, Liz Callaway, Ben Vereen and Alex Santoriello among others. Along with musical director and pianist Neil Berg, the Carson Center production is scheduled to feature Rob Evan (Jekyll & Hyde, “Jekyll & Hyde”), Tamra Hayden (Cosette, “Les Miserables”), Cartrer Calvert (“It Ain’t Nothin’ But the Blues”), Danny Zolli (Jesus, “Jesus Christ Superstar”) and Mark Kudisch (“Thoroughly Modern Millie”). Tickets start at $29 (fees not included.) Tickets may be purchased by calling the Box Office at (270) 450-4444 or online at www.thecarsoncenter.org. Carson Center Box Office is located at 100 Kentucky Ave., Paducah, KY with hours Monday to Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Published in The Messenger 11.21.08

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