JACKSON, MS (WDAM) - This is a news release from the Mississippi Opera
Monday, January 18, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., at Duling Hall in historic Fondren, Mississippi Opera presents A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, the second concert of their Cabaret at Duling 2015-16 season. The event is sponsored by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Mississippi. Noted local actor Eric Eaton emcees the evening.
“This is a musical theatre event that you will not want to miss. You will hear some
of Broadway’s greatest hits sung by some the most talented vocal artists that Mississippi has to offer,” said Jay Dean, Mississippi Opera’s artistic director. “Prepare to be delighted by musical selections from theatre productions that have received recognition from the American Theatre Wing's Tony Awards,” Dean added.
In partnership with the Broadway League, the American Theatre Wing hosts the annual Tony Awards in New York City and recognizes outstanding Broadway productions and performances. The "Tonys” are named after Antoinette Perry, who worked with the Stage Women's War Relief during World War II and the Stage Women’s Canteen to both aid in war relief and entertain American Servicemen
“Some of the selections you will hear come from classic musicals like Sweeney Todd, Music Man, Into The Woods, Gypsy, Guys and Dolls, Ragtime, Dreamgirls and more,” noted emcee Eric Eaton. “This show stars vocalists Heather Clancy, Peter Lake, Danielle Adams, Krista McKenzie and Emmie Perkins along with Jackson-based pianist Tyler Kemp,” added Tippy Garner, Mississippi Opera executive director.
Come join us for A NIGHT AT THE TONYS, Monday, January 18, 2016 at 7:30 at Duling Hall, 622 Duling Ave, in Jackson’s historic Fondren District. Reserve your tickets now by calling 601-960-2300 or online at www.msopera.org. Tickets are also available at the door.