Faith Prince and Tom Wopat to Sing Arlen February 2005

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Tony Award winner Faith Prince and current Chicago star Tom Wopat will join forces to celebrate the works of Harold Arlen in February 2005.
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Prince and Wopat will be joined by two jazz vocalists and a quintet of jazz musicians for the Feb. 13 concert at New Jersey's State Theatre. Show time is 8 PM. Arlen, perhaps best known for his score to "The Wizard of Oz," also wrote the music for Broadway's Bloomer Girl, St. Louis Woman, House of Flowers, Jamaica and Saratoga. Some of Arlen's many songs include "I've Got the World on a String," "Last Night When We Were Young," "Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea," "Blues in the Night," "It's Only a Paper Moon," "My Shining Hour," "What's Good About Goodbye," "If I Only Had a Brain," "Over the Rainbow" and "Stormy Weather."

Faith Prince won a Tony Award for her performance as Adelaide in the Broadway revival of Guys and Dolls, and this past season she starred Off-Broadway in the Lincoln Center production of A Man of No Importance. Her numerous Broadway credits also include Noises Off, Bells Are Ringing, James Joyce's The Dead, Little Me, The King and I, What's Wrong with This Picture?, Nick & Nora and Jerome Robbins' Broadway. Her solo recording, "Leap of Faith," was recorded live at Joe's Pub and is available from DRG Records.

Tom Wopat received a Tony nomination for his role as Frank Butler opposite Bernadette Peters in the Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun, and recently starred as Julian Marsh in the 42nd Street revival. His other theatrical credits include I Love My Wife, Carousel, City of Angels and Guys and Dolls. Perhaps best known for his seven-season run on "The Dukes of Hazzard," Wopat has also released several albums with CBS and Capitol Records.

The State Theatre is located at 15 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick, NJ. For tickets, call (732) 246-7469 or visit www.statetheatrenj.org.

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