Brent Barrett, the current Billy Flynn of Broadway's Chicago, will join singer-actress Kim Criswell for a Sept. 24 concert at London's Royal Festival Hall.
Entitled New York, New York!, the 7:30 PM concert will feature the BBC Concert Orchestra under the direction of John McGlinn; Artur Pizarro will be featured at the piano. Billed as "a gala concert to celebrate the music and personalities of New York," the evening will include such songs as "New York, New York," "Manhattan" and Cole Porter's "Love for Sale" as well as excerpts from On the Town, Pal Joey and Guys and Dolls. Concertgoers can also expect to hear George Gershwin's famed "Rhapsody in Blue."
Brent Barrett is currently portraying slick lawyer Billy Flynn in the hit Chicago revival at the Ambassador Theatre. The singer-actor received an Olivier Award nomination for his role in the London company of Kiss Me, Kate, and his other theatrical credits include the Broadway productions of Annie Get Your Gun and Candide.
Kim Criswell has appeared in a slew of musicals in the U.S. and in London. Among her theatre credits are Annie, Man of La Mancha, Annie Get Your Gun, Anything Goes, Nine, Baby, Of Thee I Sing, On the Town, Cats, Dames at Sea, Guys and Dolls and Jesus Christ Superstar.
Tickets for New York, New York! £8-£20. The Royal Festival Hall is located on Belvedere Road in London. For more information visit www.rfh.org.uk.
You're invited to spend an evening filled with personal tales of difficult choices, bad breaks, worse men and some of the most glorious songs ever written. It's an intimate evening, up close with a legend.
So pull up a chair and order up a drink. Because she's got a life to sing. Tickets as low as $85!
Fuerza Bruta Wayra
Here Lies Love
On The Town
Piece of My Heart
Scenes From A Marriage
Sex With Strangers
The Country House
The Good and The True
This is Our Youth
You Can't Take It With You