Additional Tour Dates Announced for Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway's Boom!

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Additional touring dates have been announced for Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway's new, critically acclaimed concert act, Boom!

Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway
Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway

Newly announced dates for the sisters and Tony-nominated actresses include Jan. 28, 2011, at the Napa Valley Opera House in Napa, CA; Jan. 29, 2011, at the Annenberg Theatre in Palm Springs, CA; March 25, 2011, at the Tennessee Williams Theatre in Key West, FL; and April 8, 2011, at Plymouth State University in Plymouth, NH.

An Oct. 8 performance in North Bethesda, MD, with jazz great Dave Brubeck has been canceled due to the illness of musician Brubeck.

Boom!, according to press notes, "celebrates the soundtrack of these sisters' childhood with unforgettable songs from the 60s and 70s." Expect songs made famous by Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Carly Simon, The Beatles, Paul Simon, Jimmy Webb and Stevie Wonder. The sisters recently debuted a two-act version of their show June 4 at Manhattan's Town Hall.

The actresses also "share heartwarming and humorous stories of their years growing up in Chicago and New York." Song titles include "Both Sides Now," "Up, Up and Away," "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be," "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow?" and "Downtown," among others.

The Callaways are accompanied by Alex Rybeck (musical director, pianist, arranger, back-up vocals), Jared Egan (bass and back-up vocals) and Ron Tierno (drums). Dan Foster directs.

Previously announced tour dates follow: Oct. 1 in Pittsburgh, PA; www.mcgjazz.org
Jan. 21, 2011 in Cambridge, MA; www.ofa.fas.harvard.edu

To read Playbill.com's recent interviews with the singing sisters, click here.

Not only a singer, Ann Hampton Callaway is also an acclaimed songwriter, whose works have been performed by Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone and dozens of others. For her Broadway bow in Swing!, Callaway garnered a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and her many recordings include "Ann Hampton Callaway," "Bring Back Romance," "To Ella with Love" and "After Ours." Callaway is also a recipient of 14 Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) Awards.

Liz Callaway, most recently on Broadway in The Look of Love, made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, and she also took part in the anniversary concert of that musical. For her work in the musical Baby, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and her other Broadway credits include The Three Musketeers, Miss Saigon and Cats. Callaway's solo recordings include "Passage of Time," "The Beat Goes On," "Anywhere I Wander—Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser" and "The Story Goes On."

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