Davis Gaines and Amanda McBroom will team up Feb. 14 and 15 to offer "Songs of Love & Romance" at the Norris Center for the Performing Arts.
Gaines, one of Broadway's longest-running Phantoms, and McBroom, the songwriter best known for "The Rose," will perform two evenings of love songs at the Norris Center, which is located at 27570 Crossfield Drive in Rolling Hills Estates, CA. Tickets, priced at $40, are now available by calling (310) 544-0403.
Davis Gaines received the Bay Area Critics' Award for Best Actor for his work as the Phantom in the West Coast production of The Phantom of the Opera, a role he repeated on Broadway. His other theatrical credits include the world premiere of Whistle Down the Wind as well as Encores! The Boys From Syracuse; Hello, Dolly!; Forbidden Broadway and The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Gaines has sung with virtually every major symphony orchestra in North America, and his two solo recordings, "Against the Tide" and "All My Tomorrows: Songs of Sammy Cahn," are available on LAP Records.
The composer of such songs as "The Rose" and "Dreaming," Amanda McBroom also wrote, produced and starred in the musical Heartbeats, which has been mounted at the Old Globe in San Diego, the Goodspeed Opera House in Connecticut, the Cleveland Playhouse, the Pasadena Playhouse and the Sacramento Music Circus. Her most recent solo recording is entitled "Portraits."
The Norris Center for the Performing Arts was named the best live theatre in the South Bay. For more information, go to www.norristheatre.org. —By Andrew Gans