October 15, 2012
Tickets go on sale late September.
We’re gearing up for the fifth installment of our hugely successful Chorus|Line|Cabarets. This time, we’re celebrating the lush, soaring melodies and epic choral numbers of composer Maury Yeston.
Yeston is an American theatre composer responsible for several Broadway smash hits. Did you know that just a few months before James Cameron’s epic movie sailed onto screens around the world, a lavish and beautiful musical version of Titanic sailed onto the Broadway stage? There was no Rose, no Jack and no Celine – but there certainly was some soaring and beautiful music. We thought we’d better celebrate Titanic’s centennial while we still have time! Did you know that months before Andrew Lloyd Webber’s mega-success The Phantom of the Opera opened in London and then the world, there was an American musical version being created – that’s right – Maury Yeston penned the score for the OTHER Phantom, too! Yeston also wrote the fabulous music for Nine – a huge hit on Broadway and in London in the 80’s, revived with an all-star cast several years ago, and recently made into a lavish movie musical. Nine was followed by Grand Hotel – a ground-breaking piece of musical theatre thanks to the modern design, fluid staging by Tommy Tune and thrilling music by Maury Yeston.
Chorus|Line|Cabaret 5 is going to be a lavish, elegant evening celebrating these wonderful shows and Maury Yeston’s incredible music. Act One features a cast of singers drawn from Victoria’s professional and amateur talents in a celebration of Maury Yeston and his musicals. For Act Two, we’ll go down “below deck” and let the musical theatre party really get rolling. Performers and audience members are all invited to sing-along, bring your sheet music and sign up for a jump-up, and witness the now legendary diva tag sessions that have become a staple of our Cabarets.
If you want to be a part of this super fun, incredibly rewarding process, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
And when tickets go on sale – do not wait to purchase them! We turned away a lot of disappointed people at May’s very successful Cabaret – don’t be disappointed!