JULY 1-3: RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN'S CAROUSEL
Director Tim Nelson, part-time Salem resident and Artistic Director at the Rose Center Theater in Orange County, California, once again brings east his talented performing troupe to celebrate the best in classic Musical Theater. Melissa Cook and Chris Caputo star in a tale of tragic lovers set to music with one of Rodgers and Hammerstein most haunting scores. Hear "If I Loved You," "June is Bustin' Out All Over", and "You'll Never Walk Alone."
JULY 9,10,16, 17: THE SINGING ANCHORS GO HOLLYWOOD
Albany's Singing Anchors, Jerry Gretzinger, Jessica Layton, and Benita Zahn, join forces once again with a brand new show of memorable songs from Hollywood films. The newscaster/entertainers have been performing together all over the Capital Region, including headlining at Saratoga First Night, since their November, 2009, debut in our cabaret.
JULY 29-31 and AUGUST 5-7: SENIOR MOMENTS
Seven sexy seniors prove that youth is a state of mind in this original musical, with a book by Al Budde and music by Jay Kerr. In the tradition of their earlier masterpieces, Corn! The Musical and StarCrossed, Salem's pied pipers of homegrown musicals lead you down the path of least resistance with a story of all-inclusive partying during the last voyage of a Mississippi riverboat. A cast that features a Broadway Tony nominee, local and regional professionals and Greene County's Senior Citizen of the Year 2011, 82 year old Florence Hayle.
AUGUST 12-14, 19-21: JIM RAPOSA in GEORGE M. COHAN TONIGHT!
The musical comedy role of a lifetime, the turn-of-the-century songwriter who also produced, performed in, and directed his shows. Broadway vet Jim Raposa (Cats, Ragtime) brings, with his song and dance credentials, a skillset that includes a stint as one of Hollywood's teenage mutant ninja turtles. A biography in song, one Renaissance Man portrayed by another. Cohan's life story in his own words, including "You're a Grand Old Flag," "Harrigan," "Over There," and "Give My Regards to Broadway."
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