TheatreZone presents Broadway & Happy Hour Feb. 13; Judy & Liza Feb. 20

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Judy & Liza at the Palladium will be presented on Feb. 20 at 4 and 7:30 p.m. Celebrate the music that brought the audience to their feet in November of 1964 when Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli teamed up for an unforgettable concert at London’s famed Palladium Theatre.
Maestro Michael Berkowitz, who toured with Liza, will be conducting from the drums. Professional actresses Joan Ellison and Carolann Sanita, who played Judy and Liza, respectively, in The Boy From Oz at TheatreZone, will belt out the songs of those original dynamic divas, including “Once In A Lifetime,” “Just In Time,” “Gypsy In My Soul,” “Cabaret,” “New York, New York,” and, of course, “Over The Rainbow.”
Joan Ellison has been praised for her “vocal prowess…[and]organic grasp of the classic songs” by Michael Feinstein, who recently asked her to serve as Editor of the Judy Garland Carnegie Hall Concert Restoration Project for the Judy Garland Heirs Trust. Ellison made her Cleveland Pops debut in 2005 and has since sung more than 35 concerts with orchestras across the country, as well as playing classic leading-lady roles in regional theatre.
Carolann M. Sanita toured as Marian in the first national tour of The Music Man and internationally as Maria in the European and Asian tours of West Side Story. She was back-up to Linda Eder at the Palace Theatre on Broadway and has performed in numerous regional theatre productions.
TheatreZone presents Broadway & Happy Hour Feb. 13 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. See the talented and personable TheatreZone professional actors “out of character” in a series of four cabarets throughout season. Cast members from each of TheatreZone’s Broadway shows will perform their favorite show tunes, sharing stories about the history of the music and their personal connections to the songs.
The February cabaret will include the following members of Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera: Whitney Winfield, Nikki Miller, Anthony Nuccio, Adolpho Blaire and Lynne Craig. Guests will enjoy wine, prosecco, beer and hors d’oeuvres at a pre-concert reception. Open to the public and held “outside the Zone” at the Moorings Park auditorium, 120 Mooring Park Drive. The subsequent cabaret events will be held March 12 and April 23.
Tickets for each event are available at www.theatre.zone or by calling the box office, 888-966-3352 x1.
TheatreZone is a nonprofit, professional equity theatre located in-residence at the 250-seat G&L Theatre on the Community School of Naples campus, 13275 Livingston Rd., Naples.

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