Barrett and Criswell Sing Rodgers and Hammerstein in Dublin Aug. 28

News   Barrett and Criswell Sing Rodgers and Hammerstein in Dublin Aug. 28 Broadway favorite Brent Barrett, recently back on Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago, joins internationally famed vocalist Kim Criswell Aug. 28 for an evening at Dublin's National Concert Hall.
Brent Barrett
Brent Barrett

The evening, entitled The Ultimate Tribute to Rodgers and Hammerstein, also features the RTÉ Concert Orchestra conducted by John Wilson.

Concertgoers can expect tunes from such R&H classics as The Sound of Music, Carousel, South Pacific, Oklahoma! and more. Show time is 8 PM.

Brent Barrett, who recently completed a two-year stint in the title role of Phantom – the Las Vegas Spectacular, received an Olivier Award nomination for his role in the London company of Kiss Me, Kate, and his other theatrical credits include the Broadway productions of Annie Get Your Gun, Chicago, Grand Hotel, Dance a Little Closer, West Side Story and Candide. Barrett received a Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for his work in the L.A. production of Chicago and has been seen Off-Broadway in Closer Than Ever, March of the Falsettos, The Death of Von Richtofen, The Time of the Cuckoo and Portrait of Jenny. His television and film appearances include "Hercules," "Longtime Companion," "All My Children," "Another World" and "Guiding Light."

Kim Criswell has appeared on Broadway in Nine, Baby, The First, Stardust and The Threepenny Opera. She received an Olivier nomination for her work in the West End production of Annie Get Your Gun, and her other London credits include Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens; Dames at Sea; and The Slow Drag. Criswell received a Helen Hayes Award for Side by Side by Sondheim at the Olney Theatre, and her solo recordings include "Something to Dance About: The Music of Irving Berlin" and "Back to Before."

For tickets, priced €11-€38, visit www.nch.ie.

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