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BARRINGTON STAGE SUMMER CONCERTS
TONY WINNER TOMMY TUNE IN “TAPS, TUNES AND TALL TALES”
LIZ AND ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY “HERE COME THE CALLAWAYS”
(PITTSFIELD, MA) Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, is proud to presents the 2014 Summer Concert Series on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage featuring Tony Award-winner Tommy Tune in Taps, Tunes, and Tall Tales on Monday, July 28 at 8pm, and the return of Tony Award nominees Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway in the Berkshire debut of their all-new show Here Come the Callaways on Monday, August 11.
Single tickets to Tap, Tunes and Tall Tales and Here Come the Callaways will go on sale to the general public on Monday, March 24 at 10am.
Tommy Tune in Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales, July 28
Broadway’s tallest tapper takes to the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage — dancing, singing and tale-telling through 50 years of big time showmanship. The show features Tommy Tune’s musical director Michael Biagi.
Tune is a nine-time Tony Award winner for his work on Seesaw, A Day in Hollywood / A Night in the Ukraine, Nine, My One and Only, Grand Hotel, and The Will Rogers Follies. In addition, he has been awarded eight Drama Desk Awards, three Astaire Awards and the Society of Directors and Choreographers’ George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement. He was honored with The Helen Hayes Tribute in 2011.
Tune’s film credits include Hello, Dolly!, The Boy Friend, and Mimi Bluette…fiore del mio giardino. In 2009, Tune was designated as a Living Landmark by the New York Landmarks Conservancy. Tune is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts, the highest honor for artistic achievement given by the President of the United States, and he has been honored with his own star on the legendary Hollywood Walk of Fame. For the past four years Tune been touring around the country in his musical memoir Steps in Time, A Broadway Biography in Song and Dance.
Tickets to Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales are: $60 (Sec. A & B); $40 (Sec. C); and VIP tickets $85. Purchase a special VIP ticket to Taps, Tunes, and Tall Tales for premium seating and a post-show reception with Tommy Tune. VIP tickets may be purchased over the phone at 413-236-8888 or in person at Barrington Stage’s Box Office.
Here Come the Callaways, Monday, August 11
Following their SRO debut at Mr. Finn’s Cabaret last summer in Sibling Revelry, Tony-nominated sisters Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway headline in a show ignited with unforgettable songs from Broadway, pop, and jazz. From heartwarming to hilarious, they blend their celebrated voices in a performance that features highlights from their critically acclaimed shows Sibling Revelry, Relative Harmony and Boom! Alex Rybeck serves as musical director.
Tickets to Here Come the Callaways are: $60 (Sec. A & B); $40 (Sec. C); VIP tickets $85. Purchase a special VIP ticket to Here Come the Callaways for premium seating and a post-show reception with Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway. VIP tickets may be purchased over the phone at 413-236-8888 or in person at Barrington Stage’s Box Office.
Performances of Tap, Tunes and Tall Tales and Here Come the Callaways will be presented at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). For more information, call the Barrington Stage Box Office at 413-236-8888 (or toll-free at 855-TIX-2BSC) or visit www.barringtonstageco.org.
About Barrington Stage Company
Barrington Stage Company, a professional award-winning Equity regional theatre located in the heart of the Berkshires, in Pittsfield, MA, was co-founded in 1995 by Artistic Director Julianne Boyd. Barrington Stage’s mission is three-fold: to present top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to find fresh, bold ways to bringing new audiences into the theatre—especially young people. Barrington Stage garnered national attention in 2004 when it workshopped, and premiered William Finn and Rachel Sheinkin’s musical hit The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, which later transferred to Broadway, where it won two Tony Awards. In 2009/2010 Barrington Stage produced the world premiere of Mark St. Germain’s Freud’s Last Session, which later moved Off-Broadway and played for two years. St. Germain’s Becoming Dr. Ruth (which premiered at BSC as Dr. Ruth, All the Way in 2012) played Off-Broadway at the Westside Theatre in fall 2013. Barrington Stage was voted “Best Live Theatre” by The Berkshire Eagle readers in 2011 and 2012 and was named “Best Theatre Company” in Metroland’s Best of the Capital Region 2009-2012.
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