Celebrated pop and jazz singer, Ann Hampton Callaway, late of Broadway's Swing, performs at the Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts 8 PM March 16. Callaway made her Broadway debut in the musical revue, Swing, and earned her a Tony Award nomination as well as the 2000 Theater World Award for Outstanding Broadway Debut. A vocalist and songwriter ("The Nanny" theme), Callaway has penned songs for Barbra Streisand and has written music for a posthumously discovered Cole Porter lyric. A new CD, "Signature," is in stores and features songs made famous by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Sarah Vaughan and Billie Holiday.
Her appearance at Brooklyn Center is part of its Sensational Saturdays series, and will take place at the Walt Whitman Theater on the campus of Brooklyn College (one block from the junction of Flatbush and Nostrand Avenue). Tickets are $30-$35. For information, call (718) 951-4500.