GREEN BAY – Gershwin, Rogers and Hammerstein, Hamlisch and Arlen! Join the UW-Green Bay, Manitowoc Campus Lakeshore Wind Ensemble and Lakeshore Big Band (LBB) as they present “The Best of Broadway,” Saturday, January 19, 2019, 7:30 p.m. at the Capitol Civic Centre. Under the direction of conductor Marc Sackman and LBB guest conductor Chris Woller, band members will perform a variety of favorites sure to get your feet tapping to the tunes.
Sackman has chosen selections from the musicals Babes in Toyland, Bye Bye Birdie, An American in Paris, Les Misérables and The Sound of Music for Lakeshore Wind Ensemble’s performance. Lakeshore Big Band highlights will include songs from The Wiz, Funny Face, A Chorus Line, The Wizard of Oz, Mame and Hello Dolly. The concert will include a performance by the vocal trio of David Bourgeois, Kim Hofmann and Barbara Whitcomb as well as solos by Hofmann and Bourgeois.
Following the concert, the audience is invited to a reception in the Capitol Civic Centre’s Mertens Family Lobby/Kadow Movie Museum to meet the conductors, vocalists and members of each band.
Tickets for “The Best of Broadway,” are available at the Capitol Civic Center Box Office. For ticket information, call the CCC Box office at 683-2184. Tickets may also be purchased online at www.cccshows.org.