The 7:30 PM performance marks her first Chicago appearance in over ten years. She will be joined by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for a mixed program that features a tribute to George Gershwin and a medley of Broadway hits and classics.
According to the Auditorium, the Pops, led by conductor Keith Lockhart, will offer the world premiere of a reconstruction of Paul Whiteman’s jazzy version of Gershwin’s An American in Paris, in addition to a rarely heard original orchestration of Rhapsody in Blue. The second half of the program will feature Peters singing a variety of Broadway hits and American classics.
Watch Peters perform with the Pops:
Peters is also the recipient of the 2012 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. She has been Tony nominated for her performances in On the Town, Mack & Mabel, Sunday in the Park with George, The Goodbye Girl, and Gypsy.
The Auditorium Theatre box office is located at 50 E. Congress Parkway in Chicago, Illinois. For more information and tickets, call (312) 341-2300 or visit AuditoriumTheatre.org.
Peters has several more concert appearances scheduled in the coming weeks:
April 1 at Niswonger Performing Arts Center in Van Wert, Ohio
April 21 at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performig Arts in Orlando, Florida
May 21 at Popejoy Hall, Albuquerque, New Mexico
June 3 at Wolf Trap Farm in Vienna, Virginia
June 23 at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis, Minnesota