Heidi Blickenstaff, Eleasha Gamble, Florence Lacey Will Be Part of Eric Schaeffer's Birthday Concert at the Kennedy Center
05 Oct 2012
Virginia's Signature Theatre will toast the 50th birthday of its artistic director, Eric Schaeffer, with a celebratory concert of his favorite songs in November.
Entitled Eric’s 50th Birthday Concert, the evening will be held Nov. 19 at 8 PM at the Kennedy Center's Eisenhower Theater.
The concert will feature a cast of Washington and Broadway favorites, including Heidi Blickenstaff, Carolyn Cole, Jacquelyn Piro Donovan, Eleasha Gamble, Florence Lacey, Tracy Lynn Olivera and Nova Y. Payton. The artists will be backed by the Signature Orchestra.
Schaeffer was most recently represented on Broadway with the critically acclaimed revival of Follies.
Proceeds will benefit Signature’s artistic and community programming.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!