Relive and encounter anew the timeless wonder of the music made famous by an American treasure and many others. Melina Moore conjures the spirit and beauty of Judy Garland in stunning jazz band arrangements. Featuring “Over the Rainbow,” “The Trolley Song,” “Smile,” “Easter Parade,” “Embraceable You” and other great songs made famous by some of the greatest entertainers that ever lived in the glorious Golden Era of Hollywood. Channeling Moore’s other Golden Era icons, the show is a tribute to the Great American Songwriters, George Gershwin, Harold Arlen, Kurt Weill, Rodgers & Hart, Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and more!
Attempting to live a normal life filled with Jewish traditions in early twentieth century Russia, Tevye, a dairyman, is searching for appropriate husbands for his three eldest daughters – Tzeital, Hodel and Chava. In a break of tradition, his daughters refuse to accept the wishes of the matchmaker, Yente, and their father. Instead, the marry men that they love. Meanwhile, Russians are instigating terrible pogroms against the Jewish people in Russia. In the end, the Jews of Anatevka are forced to leave their homes and Tevye is determined to start a better life in a new land.
Perhaps you’ve never seen The Rocky Horror Picture Show…or perhaps you are more than familiar with this 1970s cult classic. First of all, it’s a movie. Secondly, it’s live theatre. But it’s so much more than that! The writer, Richard O’Brien probably said it best: “It’s a guaranteed party.” What other production has a live action cast performing in front of a screen? What other production expects audience members to get involved by yelling things and throwing special props? What other production gives its audience the chance to participate in costume?
Rocky Horror is the story of Brad Majors and his fiancée Janet Weiss; two normal youngsters who set out to visit their old teacher, Dr. Scott. On their journey, their car breaks down and they’re forced to walk to the creepy castle up the road in search of a phone, where instead, they find Dr. Frank N. Furter, a mad scientist/sweet transvestite who’s picked that night to complete his masterpiece: the bringing-to-life a man of his own creation, Rocky himself. What follows is a night that will change our heroes’ lives forever…and likely change YOURS too.