Fabulous Divas Makes NYC Debut Feb. 13

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Fans of show tunes and bugle beads can catch the New York City premiere of the Los Angeles sensation Fabulous Divas of Broadway, which starts Feb. 13 at St. Luke's Theatre.
Alan Palmer
Alan Palmer

Starring creator Alan Palmer, the new musical "is a fast-paced musical journey of one man's love of musical theatre and the amazing women that have made their mark on Broadway."

Opening night is Feb. 27. The run is open-ended.

"What do you do when you're a male performer with a big belting voice and an affinity for Broadway's greatest leading ladies?" ask production notes. "If you're resourceful, you create your own one-man 'woman' musical. Direct from L.A., where it enjoyed an acclaimed and extended run, creator and star Alan Palmer delivers a hilarious and touching look at growing up in the business while portraying 18 different stars of the stage. In rapid succession — and a non-stop turnover of costumes and wigs — he brings to life such legends as Ethel Merman, Carol Channing, Liza Minnelli, Angela Lansbury, Julie Andrews and Chita Rivera and such Tony-winning stars of today as Christine Ebersole, Patti LuPone, Sutton Foster, Kristin Chenoweth and Beth Leavel, all while performing 25 songs in each lady's singular style. Beyond mimicry, beyond drag, Fabulous Divas of Broadway is both reverent and irreverent. A loving and hysterical tribute, this new musical is a must for all lovers of musical theatre."

Alan Palmer is an award-winning director-choreographer based in Los Angeles. As a performer, his New York credits include The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber at Radio City Music Hall with Michael Crawford and the Off-Broadway productions Bernie's Bar Mitzvah and Making Waves.

The production features scenic design by Jessa Orr, costume design by C. Bucky and lighting design by Peter Ray. Palmer is accompanied onstage by Curtis Jerome. Performances play Wednesday-Saturday at 8:15 PM, Sunday evening at 5:15 PM, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2:15 PM.

St. Luke's Theatre is located at 308 West 46th Street.

For tickets, visit www.telecharge.com or call (212) 239-6200.

For more information visit www.fabdivas.com.

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