CHICAGO, IL (March 14, 2012) Mayne Stage proudly announces Judy at Carnegie, a recreation of Judy Garland's classic 1961concert 51 years later, performed live by Chicago's leading cabaret performers for a four show engagement April 20 and 21. Tickets are on sale now at www.maynestage.com or by phone at 866-468-3401.
"Judy at Carnegie Hall" is perhaps the most acclaimed live concert recording ever made and considered by many as one of the greatest nights in show business. The album, from Garland's concert on April 23, 1961, was one of the earliest live concert recordings ever made, stayed on the Billboard chart for 94 weeks, 13 weeks at Number One, and was the winner of five Grammy Awards, including Best Female Vocal Performance and Album of the Year.
Chicago's top cabaret vocalists will recreate that legendary evening song by song, anecdote by anecdote and costume by costume, celebrating the 51st anniversary since the performance. The ensemble includes Chicago adored cabaret singers Heather Currie, Elaine Dame, Elizabeth Doyle, Laura Freeman, Ester Hana, KT McCammond, Julia Merchant, Davenport's front man Daryl Nitz, Stephen Rader, Tecora Rogers and special guest Honey West. Musical direction by George Howe with Nick Christensen on percussion, Jim Cox on bass and Mike Torte on horns.
Judy at Carnegie is a musical tribute not to be missed, April 20 and 21 at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 general admission and $38 reserved on sale now at www.maynestage.com or by phone at 866-468-3401.
Mayne Stage and Act One Pub are located at 1328 and 1330 W. Morse Avenue in Rogers Park, Chicago. With a nod to the historic past of this grand facility, the venue and pub deliver the best in food and entertainment to Rogers Park. The state-of-the-art venue provides the perfect setting for a broad spectrum of live performances, including concerts from all music genres, comedy acts and theatrical shows, private parties and corporate events. The intimate house allows the artist and audience to interact on a level not found at any other venue in Chicago. Act One Pub is the perfect spot to grab a drink or a bite to eat, for a night on the town or just hanging out in the neighborhood. Mayne Stage and Act One are easily accessible via the Morse red line stop or Lake Shore Drive/Sheridan Road, and valet parking is available during all performances for only $5.
Visit www.maynestage.com or call (773) 381-4551 for more information.
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Directions: Red Line, exit at Morse stop and walk one block east
From Sheridan Road, turn West on Morse; venue is two blocks on the right
Valet parking available for just $5 on show nights
Plentiful street parking available on weeknights