World renowned artists David Pittsinger and Patricia Schuman will be performing songs from The Great American Songbook – including works by Gershwin, Cole Porter, Rodgers and Hammerstein as well as some contemporary composers – at an exclusive concert on Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the Ivoryton Playhouse. This concert is a benefit for the 104 year old Playhouse to further its mission to provide theatre of the highest quality to the residents and visitors to our community.
David Pittsinger is a world renowned operatic performer who recently garnered critical acclaim for his performance of Emile DeBecque in the Lincoln Center’s SOUTH PACIFIC – a role he is currently reprising at the Ivoryton Playhouse. His wife, Patricia Schuman, an internationally celebrated soprano, was recently seen as The Duchess in Odyssey Opera’ production of POWDER HER FACE, and will also be joining David as Bloody Mary in SOUTH PACIFIC. This special concert is a rare opportunity to see them together in the intimate setting of the Ivoryton Playhouse performing a brand new repertoire.
“Please join me and my wife Patricia for an intimate and personal celebration of the American Songbook, honoring Ivoryton Playhouse. These iconic treasures, some of the most cherished in all of American Musical Theatre, reflect our love for each other, the stage, and the music that has shaped our lives”
Tickets for this very special event are $125 each and there will be a reception at 6:00pm with cocktails, wines and heavy hors d’oeuvres followed by the performance at 7:00pm. David and Patricia will join us after the show for coffee and dessert.
Seating is limited, please call the theatre box office at 860.767.7318 to reserve your seat for this very special evening. Premier seating is available for patrons. The Playhouse is located at 103 Main Street in Ivoryton.
Throughout the month of July, David will be revisiting the role of Emile deBecque in South Pacific – the role he played in the Lincoln Center production to great critical acclaim and Patricia will be making her Ivoryton debut in the role of Bloody Mary. South Pacific opens July 1st – 26th. Visit www.ivorytonplayhouse.org for more information.