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Date: Mar 19, 2013
Gray Wig Alumni Theater Company presents Accentuate the Arlen
Presented by The Gray Wig Alumni Theater Company
Donna Mandarano (yellow dress, Hofstra Class of 2002) performs “Over the Rainbow” with Maddie Corwin, A.J. Venezia, Claire Levasseur, Joey Casali, Julia Bedeian, Amanda Falls, Emily Turner and Nicole Fauci. Photos by Kathy Kmonicek.
Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY … The Gray Wig presents the beloved classic songs of Harold Arlen at the Hofstra University John Cranford Adams Playhouse, Saturday, April 13, at 2 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, April 14, at 2 p.m. This is the Gray Wig’s eighth annual concert paying tribute to classic American music, performed by some of the best singers and musicians in the Long Island area.
A master composer, Harold Arlen wrote more than 500 songs that have become synonymous with the American Songbook. Among those that will be performed at this concert are Ac-cent-tchu-ate the Positive, Get Happy, Stormy Weather, Come Rain or Come Shine, One for My Baby (and One for the Road), The Man That Got Away, and Somewhere Over the Rainbow.
Tickets: $28; $25 senior citizen (65+); $20 matriculated non-Hofstra student; $20 group rate (10+); $15 with current HofstraCard (one ticket per HofstraCard).
For tickets, please call the John Cranford Adams Playhouse Box Office at 516-463-6644, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-3:45 p.m., or order tickets online at tickets.com (enter “Arlen” in the search box).
Hofstra University is a dynamic private institution of higher education where more than 11,000 full and part-time students choose from undergraduate and graduate offerings in liberal arts and sciences, business, engineering, applied science, communication, education, health sciences and human services, honors studies, the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.