Under the Streetlamp
Under the Streetlamp Featuring Former Cast Members of "Jersey Boys" to Play at the Lyceum Theatre on April 21
Arrow Rock, MO, March 3, 2017 – Under the Streetlamp will perform 2 live concerts on Friday, April 21 at 2 pm and 8pm in the intimate setting of the Lyceum Theatre. Featuring former leading cast members of hit Broadway musicals including “JERSEY BOYS,” Under the Streetlamp is a concert celebration of classic hits of the American Radio Songbook from the 1950s-1970s. Their shows feature tight harmonies and slick dance moves that take audiences back to an era of sharkskin suits, flashy cars and martini shakers. A flashback to a time when, on hot summer nights, people would gather under a streetlamp to sing their favorite rock and roll songs.
Classic hits first performed by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Elvis Presley, Tom Jones, The Beatles, Roy Orbison, Bobby Darin and more are reborn for today’s audiences in this evening of great music and hilarious behind-the-scenes tales, complete with an exceptional seven-piece band composed of world-class musicians. With irresistible charm and rapport, Under the Streetlamp offers audiences the opportunity to get to know four critically acclaimed stars of stage and screen, Michael Ingersoll, Christopher Kale Jones, Brandon Wardell and Shonn Wiley. While each performer gets his moment in the spotlight, their synergy and charisma as a group, has drawn an extremely devoted nationwide following.
Each performer carries with him an impressive list of credits. Between them, they have appeared on Broadway, in feature films and on television – including special appearances during the New Year’s Eve celebration in Times Square, on “The Tonight Show,” “The Primetime Emmy Awards,” “The Tony Awards” and “The Oprah Winfrey Show.”
The show’s original performers met onstage as the lead characters in “Jersey Boys” and have since formed a concert sensation of their very own. After achieving initial success performing in and around Chicago, Under the Streetlamp aired its first PBS special in 2011, and a second in 2014. The four gifted singers are currently on tour in support of their 3rd PBS Special – Rockin’ Round The Clock, thrilling sold-out houses throughout the country.
The goal of the concerts is to raise much needed funds to continue providing Professional Theatre to the Heart of Missouri. “There cannot be anything better, for the many fans of Under the Streetlamp, than to watch their live performances in a close and personal setting such as the Lyceum Theatre!” said Lyceum Director of Marketing and Special Events, Kevin Magee. “Our work could not be possible without financial support from the people who believe in what we do. This is why regular engagement with our supporters and fundraising events are so vital to keeping our work going.”
Tickets are available for $75.00 and can be purchased at: www.lyceumtheatre.org, (660) 837-3311 x1, or in person at the Lyceum’s box office at 114 High Street, Arrow Rock, MO 65320. The concerts are sponsored in part by Wood & Huston Bank.
The Lyceum Theatre will open its exciting new 8 show 2017 season on June 7 with the Lyceum premiere of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. What follows are four more Lyceum premieres (Mamma Mia!, The Hound of the Baskervilles, Guess Who’s Coming To Dinner, and Beehive the 60’s Musical), two Lyceum favorites Oklahoma! and Greater Tuna, and the fourth annual production of the Lyceum’s unique adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic, A Christmas Carol. The Lyceum’s season runs June 7 through December 23, 2017.
All ticket and ticket package sales for the 2017 season are now on sale. Senior, student and children discounts are available. Special Group Rates are available as well. Evening performances are at 8pm and matinees are at 2pm. For ticket information: www.lyceumtheatre.org, (660) 837-3311 x1, or in person at the Lyceum’s box office at 114 High Street, Arrow Rock, MO 65320.
The Arrow Rock Lyceum Theatre is a non-profit 501(c)(3), professional theatre located in the unique village of Arrow Rock, Missouri, a 19th century National Historic Landmark. The Village of Arrow Rock received the 2017 Missouri Arts Council Creative Community Award. The Lyceum has been entertaining audiences in the heart of Missouri for 57 years producing a variety of musicals, dramas and comedies. Each year, this 408 seat theatre attracts professional talent from across the country to produce an eight show season (June-December). Performers, designers, directors, and technicians take residence in Arrow Rock for five months to bring its patrons Broadway caliber productions throughout the summer.
The Lyceum Theatre is affiliated with Actors’ Equity Association, the Union for Professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States, and the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers. The Lyceum receives much needed support from the Missouri Arts Council.
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