One of the most dazzling and beloved singers on the worldwide cabaret and concert scene today, Sarah brings her acclaimed, award winning show SCREEN GEMS, The Songs of Old Hollywood, to the NY Sheet Music Society in a special performance on December 8th, 2012.
Starting with the silents --Rudolph Valentino, THE SHEIK, Theda Bara, the original vamp, through Helen Kane (the original boop-a-doop girl, prototype of Betty Boop), Pola Negri, A WOMAN COMMANDS, Doloris Del Rio, REVENGE, Kathryn Grayson, THE SINGING BANDIT Jeannette Mac Donald, a little Yma Sumac thrown in for good measure, and more, through the 60s. Eric Sedgwick on the Mighty Wurlitzer, with special guest star Frank Basile.
Featuring the music of Nacio Herb Brown, Georges Auric, Moises Vivanco, Nino Rota, Jerome Kern, The Sherman Bros., Byron Gay, Ted Snyder and many other rediscovered musical gems.
Suitable for most ages (not recommended for children under 8). The concert takes place on December 8, 2012, at 2PM. The New York Sheet Music Society is located at the Local 802 - Musicians’ Hall, 322 West 48th Street, NYC. Non-member guest fee $10; NYSMS Members FREE. Visit http://www.nysms.org/events.html for more information.
Sarah Rice: Broadway: (SWEENEY TODD) Johanna, original, Theatre World Award, Grammy for Best Show Recording. Off-Broadway: Luisa (FANTASTICKS); Susan (THE WAVES); Elizabeth (SWAN SONG). Opera/Operetta/Music Theatre/Theatre: leading soprano and dramatic roles performed all over the world with a bunch of great people (Joan Sutherland, Richard Bonynge, Leona Mitchell, Marni Nixon, Angela Lansbury, Harold Prince and Stephen Sondheim among others) and companies including the famed Gran Teatro la Fenice in Venice, Italy, Santa Fe Opera, Central City Opera, Minnesota Opera, and Dallas Opera in the leading soprano roles of DAUGHTER OF THE REGIMENT; RIGOLETTO; LE NOZZE DI FIGARO; THE BARBER OF SEVILLE; PIRATES; STUDENT PRINCE; NAUGHTY MARIETTA; MERRY WIDOW; DIE FLEDERMAUS; BITTERSWEET; THE MEDIUM; SHOWBOAT; PHANTOM; DESERT SONG; CANDIDE; MUSIC MAN; and HAMLET; to name a few.
2010 Bistro Award winner and 2011 MAC AWARD winner, Female Vocalist, for her critically acclaimed solo cabaret debut, Sarah Rice sings SCREEN GEMS, Songs of Old Hollywood and voted favorite female cabaret debut performer by Cabaret Hotline Online readers in 2009.
For more about Rice, go to www.SarahRice.com.