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Great American Songbook Concert
November 18 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm$95
Summer Theatre Stars to present The Great American SongBook in Concert – Hosted by KARL Chevrolet
The Summer Theatre of New Canaan, Connecticut’s premiere professional summer theatre, will hold a special benefit concert– The Great American Songbook– on Saturday, November 18th at the KARL Chevrolet Showroom on Elm Street in New Canaan. The theatre company is turning KARL Chevrolet’s showroom on Elm Street into a theatre for the evening and will feature its summer stars from past musicals. The evening will feature the classic hit songs from America’s legendary composers including Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Johny Mercer, Duke Ellington, Learner & Loewe, Rodgers & Hammerstein and more!
“Seeing and hearing these classics hits from The Great American Songbook live in concert by our past star performers will be an enchanting experience” says Melody Meitrott Libonati, the company’s artistic director.
Summer Theatre Stars performing include: Chris DeRosa (Joseph), Allison Gray (Sound of Music, Camelot), Daniel Klein (South Pacific), Kate Simone (Legally Blonde, Big River), Jodi Stevens (Singin’ in the Rain, Legally Blonde, Hairspray) and Richard Weidlich (Camelot, The Music Man).
“For the past seven years KARL Chevrolet has been a sponsor of the Summer Theatre and we are excited to host this exciting evening” says Leo Karl III. “It’s great to find new creative ways businesses and non-profits can work together” Karl adds. The evening begins at 7:30 with a pre-concert reception including drinks and dessert, followed by the concert at 8pm. A live auction at intermission with offer hard to get BroadwayTickets & Backstage Tours, Hot NYC Restaurants at more. Proceeds go to support the company’s award winning education programs and their TYA (theatre for a young audience) school touring program. More information and for tickets visit the summer theatre of new Canaan’s website STONC.ORG or call 203-966-4634
Karl Chevrolet located at 261 Elm Street, New Canaan.
About the Summer Theatre of New Canaan: The Summer Theatre of New Canaan presents professionally produced Broadway musicals, Theatre for Young Audiences, special theatrical events and award winning educational programs. All performances are held in the state-of-the-art, all weather Tent Theatre located in Waveny Park, New Canaan. More information at: STONC.org and on Facebook.
Pictured Left to right: Summer Theatre Stars: Kate Simone (New Canaan), Richard Weidlich (Norwalk), Allison Gray (New Canaan), Jodi Stevens (Weston) Not pictured Chris DeRosa (Westport), Daniel Klien (NYC)