Karen Mason Concert Taping Postponed

News   Karen Mason Concert Taping Postponed The New Jersey Performing Arts Center has postponed the filming of Karen Mason's upcoming concerts at the Newark, NJ, venue.

NJN (New Jersey Public Television & Radio) had planned to record Mason's sold-out Timeless concerts March 31 in The Chase Room of the Arts Center. Due to the concerns of the Arts Center's house manager regarding New Jersey fire laws, the taping will be rescheduled.

Mason told Playbill.com, "We are working with PBS to try and find another date and time for the taping. Everyone is still determined to make this happen, which is a good thing! The bad thing is that it will not be this Saturday."

Timeless marks Mason's fourth consecutive year at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center's Chase Room.

Mason's Timeless concerts feature direction by Barry Kleinbort and musical direction by pianist Christopher Denny. Jered Egan will also be featured on bass. Concertgoers can expect to hear Mason's renditions of "All That Jazz," "Just in Time," "A Whole New World," "Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend," "The Winner Takes It All," "I Have a Dream," "It Had to Be You" and "We Never Ran Out of Love, We Just Ran Out of Time." The latter was penned by Mason's husband, Paul Rolnick.

Karen Mason has appeared on Broadway in Mamma Mia!, Sunset Boulevard, Jerome Robbins' Broadway and Torch Song Trilogy. Her Off-Broadway credits include And the World Goes 'Round and Carnival, and she has also been seen on the small screen in "Law & Order" and "As the World Turns." A seven-time MAC Award-winning performer, Mason has charmed audiences at Carnegie Hall, Rainbow & Stars, Davenport's and L.A.'s The Cinegrill. Her solo recordings include “The Sweetest of Nights,” "When the Sun Comes Out," "Better Days," "Not So Simply Broadway" and "Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!" Her most recent CD is titled "The Sweetest of Nights." For more information visit www.karenmason.com or www.njpac.org.

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