Amanda McBroom's Lady Macbeth Sings the Blues to World Premiere in June

News   Amanda McBroom's Lady Macbeth Sings the Blues to World Premiere in June Singer-actress-composer Amanda McBroom, best known as the composer of the Bette Midler hit "The Rose," will premiere her new one-woman musical play this summer at the Rubicon Theatre Company.

From June 10-July 11, McBroom will star in Lady Macbeth Sings the Blues at the California theatre. Written by McBroom and Joel Silberman, the production will be directed by Silberman with musical direction by Dean Mora. According to the Rubicon website, "McBroom plays a modern woman in crisis, who turns to Shakespeare's women for answers and advice." McBroom is offered advice from such classic Shakespearean characters as Katherine the Shrew, Ariel the Fairy, Gertrude the Queen, and the infamous Lady Macbeth.

Singer-songwriter McBroom composed the award-winning song "The Rose." A consummate cabaret performer, she has released six solo CDs and the cast album of her musical, Heartbeats. She also starred in the title role of Mame at L.A.'s Cabrillo Music Theatre.

The Rubicon Theatre Company is located at 1006 E. Main Street in Ventura, CA. For more information visit www.rubicontheatre.org.

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