Mar 8, 2013

Mar. 9: American Showstoppers: An Evening with Jule Styne

This Saturday, I return to the "American Showstoppers" series at Pace University, this time presenting the music of Jule Styne. Noted arranger and producer Fred Barton conducts his orchestrations of Styne's Broadway and popular songs, and featuring singers Patrick Boyd, Tari Kelly, Damon Kirsche, Jesse Luttrell, Nora Mae Lyng, Karen Murphy, Pamela Myers and Vivian Reed.

An Evening with Jule Styne
Featuring The Fred Barton Orchestra
Saturday, March 9 at 7:30 PM

Tickets: $30 to $55

Student rush tickets are available on the day of the performance after 12pm with a valid student ID or use discount code "Friends" for $20 tickets.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Schimmel Center site or call toll-free (866) 811-4111. More details at and

UPDATE: Tony Award-winning writer/director Gerard Alessandrini gives the concert a glowing review; Photos from the evening:
Damon sings "My Fortune Is My Face" from FADE OUT/FADE IN
(Photo: Kevin Yatarola
Damon Kirsche and Tari Kelly: "Call Me Savage" from FADE OUT/FADE IN
(Photo: Kevin Yatarola
Vivian Reed sings "I Wanted to Change Him" from HALLELULJAH, BABY!
with Damon Kirsche (Photo: Kevin Yatarola
"Penniless Bums" from SUGAR: Damon Kirsche, Fred Barton and Jesse Luttrell
(Photo: Kevin Yatarola
Vivian Reed, Damon Kirsche, Fred Barton, Tari Kelly and Patrick Boyd greet the fans. (Photo: Kevin Yatarola ©)