Rhapsody in Rhythm
presented by SMASH productions
Rhapsody in Rhythm is a dazzling Song and Dance Fantasy Adventure showcasing the best music from the Gershwin Brothers and Cole Porter presented by Smash Productions. Their Outstanding Body of Work includes the soundtrack of the greatest songs, plays and movies of our life. It includes standards by Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, Ethel Merman and Fred Astaire still played by today’s stars including Sheryl Crow, Elvis Costello, Lady Gaga, U2 and Dina Krall.
This show will bring you the best songs with a live band accompanied with stellar dancers and singers. You will be singing along during and after the program!
Selections include music from the groundbreaking Rhapsody in Blue, Kiss Me Kate with Too Darn Hot and Brush Up Your Shakespeare, Crazy for You, and Porgy and Bess with Summertime, Can Can and Anything Goes. Classic songs include Swanee, I Got Rhythm, Night and Day, S’Wonderful, Of Thee I Sing, I’ve Got You Under My Skin and Someone to Watch Over Me.
This production showcases some of the best known Villages Entertainers and debuts some new voices including Bill Davis, Bill Krone, Bill McGaughey, Billie Thatcher, Bonnie Williams, Holly Jeske, Janet Maloney, John Rogerson, Marilyn Duncan, Rebecca Townley, Sally Spieth, Syd Tenenbaum and Tony Brown.
Rhapsody in Rhythm is Directed by Barry Corlew, Joe Mankowski is Music Director, Choreographer is Barbara Byers and the Producer is Susan Feinberg.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the SoZo Kids.