"The Sweetest Sounds" A Century of Song from Rodgers To Guettel

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"The Sweetest Sounds" A Century of Song from Rodgers To Guettel

Sun, February 3, 2013

Doors: 4:30 pm / Show: 5:00 pm

Birdland NYC

New York, NY

$30.00

Off Sale

There is a $10.00 food or beverage minimum per person, per show. Dinner is served between 5:00pm-1:00am.

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"The Sweetest Sounds" A Century of Song from Rodgers To Guettel
"The Sweetest Sounds" A Century of Song from Rodgers To Guettel
"Journey through the last hundred years of musical theatre through the lives and music of Richard Rodgers (Oklahoma, The Sound of Music), his daughter Mary Rodgers (Once Upon A Mattress) and his grandson Adam Guettel (The Light in the Piazza)."

Adrian Marchuk

Adrian was most recently seen as Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys (Toronto, Las Vegas), as Fabrizio in The Light in the Piazza (Vancouver), and Dr. Madden/Dr. Fine in Next To Normal (Toronto). Regional theatre includes Bat Boy (Edgar), Joseph and…Dreamcoat (Joseph), Much Ado About Nothing (Claudio), Hello Again (The Soldier), Lend Me A Tenor (Max), and the Ontario Tour of Anne & Gilbert (Gilbert).

Adrian wrote and developed The Sweetest Sounds in 2009 with pianist David Atkinson, and is beyond excited to bring it to New York. Many thanks to Jenn Kemp, Richard Hillman, to his amazing cast, and to Alexa and Bailey, the two ladies in his life.


Sara Farb

Sara was most recently seen playing Natalie in Next to Normal at Theatre Calgary and the Citadel Theatre in Alberta, Canada, as well as in Toronto at the Tarragon Theatre. Past credits include Adele in The Passion of Adele Hugo (Eastern Front Theatre, Robert Merritt award nominee for outstanding lead actress), Songs for a New World, Scrooge (Rose Theatre),The Sisters Rosensweig (Harold Green Jewish Theatre), Edges: A Song Cycle (Acting Up Stage), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Canadian Stage), Jane Eyre, and Oliver! (Mirvish Productions).

Sara will be making her Stratford Festival debut this year as Jessica in The Merchant of Venice, starring Brian Bedford as Shylock. Sara loves New York, and getting to sing these songs in this city at this venue makes her really happy. Huge thanks to Adrian for making this happen.


Jeigh Madjus

Jeigh Madjus was born and raised in Toronto. Theatre credits: Jacob in La Cage aux Folles (1st National Broadway tour), Lola in Prison Dancer: The Musical (NYMF Outstanding Individual Performance Award), Chip Tolentino in Spelling Bee (STC), Mark in Altar Boyz (Angelwalk Theatre - Dora nominated) and Man 3 in Myths and Hymns (TIFT). Film/TV : Servitude, Prison Dancer: The Web Series.

Jeigh is so excited to be continuing on this journey with The Sweetest Sounds. Thanks to Adrian and the amazing cast, and most importantly his friends and loving and supportive family. www.jeighmadjus.com

Samantha Hill

Proudly from Winnipeg, Canada, Samantha is currently the alternate for Christine Daae in Broadway’s The Phantom of the Opera. In Canada, Samantha has performed in regional premieres of August: Osage County (Jean), The Light in the Piazza (Clara), Spring Awakening (Wendla), Nine (Carla) and Cats (Rumpleteaser). Other shows include Annie (Lily St. Regis), Chicago (Hunyak), and Beauty and the Beast (Belle). Samantha received an Ovation Award nomination for her work in The Light in the Piazza in Vancouver, Canada. She completed her BFA in Acting at the University of Alberta and also has a BA in Theatre from the University of Winnipeg. www.samanthahill.ca

David Atkinson

David has free-lanced everywhere from orchestra pits (Jersey Boys, Wicked) to Roy Thomson Hall (Canadian Tenors), in a range of styles including blues (Scott McCord and the Bonafide Truth), modern jazz (The Thing Is), and world music (Os Tropies). In 2008, David joined the silent film-inspired Keystone Theatre as music director, with whom he received the 2010 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Original Sound Design/Composition for his work on their first play “The Belle of Winnipeg”. More recently, David appeared in Elton John’s ensemble at this year’s Fashion Cares benefit, as well as CBC Television’s “Over The Rainbow” where he acted as Assistant Music Director.
Venue Information:
Birdland NYC
315 West 44th St
New York, NY, 10036
http://birdlandjazz.com/