The one-night-only concert at the Shades Mountain Baptist Church in Vestavia Hills, AL, will feature a mix of theatre tunes with the Alabama Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are priced at $25 for the 8 PM concert, with special student seats at a discounted $10. Tickets may be purchased by calling (205) 251-7727 or by going on-line to www.alabamasymphony.org.
Alice Ripley, who recently headlined a production of Tell Me On a Sunday at the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, earned a Tony nomination for her performance as conjoined twin Violet Hilton in the musical Side Show. She has also appeared on Broadway in The Rocky Horror Show, James Joyce's The Dead, Sunset Boulevard, The Who's Tommy, Les Misérables and in the City Center Encores! production of Li'l Abner as well as the concert run of King David. This past summer, Ripley starred in the Kennedy Center's production of Company and recently reprised her role as fearful bride Amy on TV's "Kennedy Center Honors." Ripley's non-show recordings include two discs with Side Show co-star Emily Skinner — "Duets" and "Unsuspecting Hearts" — and a recording of her own compositions, "Everything's Fine."
Rob Evan, who is currently the standby for the characters Krolock and Abronsius in the Broadway musical Dance of the Vampires, has also appeared on Broadway in Jekyll & Hyde and Les Misérables. His tour credits include Les Miz, Jekyll & Hyde and Hello, Dolly! A former UGA football player, Evan has appeared on ABC-TV's "All My Children," and his recordings include "Jekyll & Hyde," "The Civil War," "Cyrano," "The Broadway Musicals of 1940," "The Prince and the Pauper" and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra's third Christmas album.