Millikin University's Kirkland Fine Arts Center presents "Broadway Today!"
on Saturday, May 11 at 7:30 p.m.
"Broadway Today!" is the concert event that lets audiences experience the music, laughs and thrills from Broadway's most recent seasons performed by some of the leading talent in New York today. This unique event was created in response to audience demand for the most recent Broadway hits combined with familiar favorites.
"Broadway Today!" brings the audience the best from the past three seasons on Broadway with all the new shows, revivals and long-running hits in one bright package featuring the most current shows as well as classics like "West Side Story" and "South Pacific." Due to the immediate, up-to-the-minute nature of the show, the program is always changing to reflect Broadway's most recent landscape.
The event features David Burnham; a member of the original Broadway cast of the six-time Tony Award winning musical "The Light in the Piazza," performing on both the Tony Awards and the PBS telecast "Live From Lincoln Center"; Brian Lane Green; a Tony Award nominee for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance in "Starmites," Green made his Broadway debut as Huck Finn in "Big River" and went on to star in the first national tour of the show; Christina Saffran Ashford; Christina's career is extensive having starred as Kathy Seldon in "Singin' in the Rain," Maggie in "A Chorus Line," and Zaneeta in "The Music Man"; Jessica Hendy; Hendy has toured nationally starring in "Cats" and "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat," and can be heard on many demo recordings of new musicals and compilation CDs; and Musical Director John Boswell; Boswell has served as musical director for Judy Collins, Andy Williams and Bob Newhart, and played the role of Moose in the national tour of "Crazy For You."
For more information on "Broadway Today!" visit www.spot-onentertainment.com/broadway-today/
Tickets for the event are $18-$30 for adults and $12-$16 for children and may be purchased at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center Box Office, by phone at 217.424.6318 or online at www.kirklandfinearts.com
. A $2.50 fee will be charged for credit card purchases. This is a per transaction fee, not per ticket, and applies to online and Box Office orders. Kirkland Box Office hours are Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For more information on Kirkland Fine Arts Center, please visit www.kirklandfinearts.com
. Events at the Kirkland Fine Arts Center are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, and the Midwest Arts Council.