Barrett and Criswell Will Sing Rodgers and Hammerstein in Birmingham

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Broadway favorite Brent Barrett, back on Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of Chicago, will join international vocalist Kim Criswell for an upcoming evening at Birmingham's Symphony Hall in the U.K.
Brent Barrett
Brent Barrett

The July 2 evening, entitled Friday Night Classics: Rodgers and Hammerstein, will also feature the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra conducted by John Wilson.

Concertgoers can expect tunes from such R&H classics as The Sound of Music, Carousel, South Pacific, Oklahoma! and more. Show time is 7:30 PM.

Brent Barrett, who played a two-year stint in the title role of Phantom – the Las Vegas Spectacular, 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, Chicago, Grand Hotel, Dance a Little Closer, West Side Story and Candide. Barrett received a Los Angeles Drama Critics Award for his work in the L.A. production of Chicago and has been seen Off-Broadway in Closer Than Ever, March of the Falsettos, The Death of Von Richtofen, The Time of the Cuckoo and Portrait of Jenny. His television and film appearances include "Hercules," "Longtime Companion," "All My Children," "Another World" and "Guiding Light."

Kim Criswell has appeared on Broadway in Nine, Baby, The First, Stardust and The Threepenny Opera. She received an Olivier nomination for her work in the West End production of Annie Get Your Gun, and her other London credits include Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens; Dames at Sea; and The Slow Drag. Criswell received a Helen Hayes Award for Side by Side by Sondheim at the Olney Theatre, and her solo recordings include "Something to Dance About: The Music of Irving Berlin" and "Back to Before."

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