By Andrew Gans
29 Sep 2012
Viviano, who is currently starring in Off-Broadway's Closer Than Ever, will sing "The Days Of Wine And Roses," "The Prayer," "All The Way," "The Way You Look Tonight," "Under The Sea," "Beauty And The Beast" and "The Trolley Song." Benson will sing "Colors Of The Wind," "When You Wish Upon A Star" and her signature song "Part Of Your World," which she introduced as the voice of Ariel in Disney's "The Little Mermaid."
Peter Nero, a two-time Grammy Award winner, will play "The Summer Of '42," "Moon River," "Rhapsody in Blue" at his piano; while also taking the podium to conduct The Philly Pops Orchestra in the themes from "Star Wars," "Pirates of the Caribbean," "Mission Impossible" and more.
A Tony Award nominee for her performance in Crazy for You, Jodi Benson also appeared on Broadway in Smile, Welcome to the Club and Marilyn: An American Fable. She created the voice of Ariel in Disney's animated feature "The Little Mermaid," and her voice has also been heard in "Toy Story II," "Flubber" and "Thumbelina."
Tickets are $35-85 and can be purchased online at www.thewarmemorial.com or by calling (609) 791-9451. For more information visit www.phillypops.com.