CARAMOOR PRESENTS A SPRING BENEFIT
Katonah, NY ~ March 13, 2012
For Immediate Release
Press Contact: Cohn Dutcher Associates
CARAMOOR CENTER FOR MUSIC AND THE ARTS
PRESENTS A SPRING BENEFIT EVENING
Cabaret in the Music Room
“An Evening with Liz Callaway”
SATURDAY, MAY 5 AT 8:30 PM
KATONAH, NEW YORK — Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts presents Cabaret in the Music Room a spring benefit on Saturday, May 5 at 8:30pm in the Music Room of the historic Rosen House. Headlining the evening is Liz Callaway. Ms. Callaway, well known as a Broadway actress, singer and recording artist, made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s “Merrily We Roll Along”. She received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Baby, and for five years, appeared as Grizabella in Cats, singing the hit song “Memory”. She also starred in the original casts of Miss Saigon, The Three Musketeers, and The Look of Love. Ms. Callaway has toured the world singing in concerts and musical reviews. In great demand as a vocalist in film, she was the singing voice of the title characters in Disney’s Anastasia, The Swan Princess, Beauty and the Beast, and also of Princess Jasmine in “Aladdin.”
About Liz Callaway
Liz Callaway is a Tony®Nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist. She made her Broadway debut in Stephen Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along, received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Baby, and for five years, won acclaim as Grizabella in Cats. She has also starred in the original casts of Miss Saigon, The Three Musketeers, and The Look of Love.
Off-Broadway she received a Drama Desk nomination for her performance in The Spitfire Grill (Playwrights Horizons), and also appeared in Brownstone (Roundabout), No Way to Treat a Lady, Marry Me a Little, andGodspell. Other New York appearances include the legendary Follies in Concert at Lincoln Center, A Stephen Sondheim Evening, Fiorello! (Encores!), and Hair in Concert. Regionally, she starred as Venus in the Chicago Ovations! production of One Touch of Venus, in Elegies at Reprise! in Los Angeles, and Fascinating Rhythm at Hartford Stage.
Ms. Callaway sang the Academy Award nominated song “Journey to the Past” in the animated feature Anastasia and is also the singing voice of Princess Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and the King of Thieves and The Return of Jafar. Other film work includes the singing voice of the title character in The Swan Princess, Lion King 2: Simba’s Pride, Beauty and the Beast, and The Brave Little Toaster Goes to Mars. She received an Emmy Award for hosting Ready to Go, a daily, live children’s program on CBS in Boston. Other TV credits include In Performance at the White House, Inside the Actor’s Studio: Stephen Sondheim, In Performance at the White House, Christmas with the Boston Pops, The David Letterman Show, and Senior Trip (CBS Movie of the Week). Ms. Callaway has released four solo recordings: Passage of Time (PS Classics) as well as The Beat Goes On, The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway On and Off-Broadway, and Anywhere I Wander on the Fynsworth Alley label. Her numerous other recordings include Sibling Revelry (DRG), Boom! Live at Birdland (PS Classics), Unsung Sondheim, Lost in Boston, The Maury Yeston Songbook, Dreaming Wide Awake: The Music of Scott Alan, Hair in Concert, and the complete recording of Allegro produced by the Rodgers and Hammerstein Organization.
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts – a performing arts center located on a unique 90-acre setting of Italianate architecture and gardens in Westchester County, NY – enriches the lives of its audiences through innovative and diverse musical performances of the highest quality. Its mission also includes mentoring young professional musicians and providing educational programs for young children centered around music. For more information go to www.caramoor.org or call (914) 232-5035.
Tickets to the evening are $75, $125, and $200 for premium seating. All but $30 is tax-deductible, as provided by law. To purchase tickets, contact Christine Bosco, the Director of Special Events at 914-232-1492 or [email protected]
For press tickets, please contact Brittnee Walker at 917-339-7183 or [email protected]
Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts Presents A Spring Benefit
Cabaret in the Music Room with Liz Callaway
Saturday, March 5, 2012
8:30 PM Concert in the Music Room
Champagne and Dessert Reception to Follow
For more information email [email protected] or call 914-232-1492
Caramoor thanks Adela and Lawrence Elow
for sharing their love of cabaret
by generously underwriting this special benefit.
CARAMOOR CENTER FOR MUSIC AND THE ARTS
IS LOCATED AT 149 GIRDLE RIDGE ROAD, KATONAH, NY
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