SOUTH FLORIDA SYMPHONY SALUTES BROADWAY’S BEST IN MARCH
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (March 16, 2017) – The South Florida Symphony Orchestra (the Symphony) combines its orchestral excellence with some of Broadway’s legendary Tony Award-winning shows in March for a delightful evening that will captivate the audiences. Titled “And the Tony Goes To…,” the program will include famous songs from the musicals Kiss Me Kate, South Pacific, Hello Dolly!, Jersey Boys, A Chorus Line, Chicago, Sound of Music, Fiddler on the Roof, My Fair Lady and more.
“This is a highlight of the Symphony’s Pops Series that was inspired by the success of a previous Broadway homage in late 2015,” Symphony President/CEO Jacqueline Lorber said. “The unforgettable tunes are sure to warm the hearts of our audience.”
The performance features six critically-acclaimed vocalists chosen to enhance the musical program:
- Janna Baty, Mezzo Soprano
- Mara Bonde, Soprano
- Bridgette Gan, Soprano
- Davron S. Monroe, Tenor
- Neil Nelson, Baritone
- John Whittlesey, Baritone
The show times/locations and ticket information includes:
- Pre-Concert Chat at 6:45 p.m. by:
Key West Resident/Singer/Pianist Bobby Nesbitt
- Tickets start at $30/person
“…And the Tony Goes To…” Release
March 16, 2017
Sunday, March 19, 2017 @ 5:00 p.m.
Carole and Barry Kaye Performing Arts Auditorium | FAU Campus (Student Union)
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, Florida 33431
Box Office: 561-297-6124 / Ticketmaster.com
Monday, March 20, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.
Keys West Theater | Florida Keys Community College Campus
5901 College Road, Key West, Florida 33040
Box Office: 305-295-7676 / KeysTix.com
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 @ 7:30 p.m.
Broward Center for the Performing Arts | Amaturo Theater
201 SW 5th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33312
Box Office: 954-462-0222 / Ticketmaster.com
The Symphony’s season also includes the Masterworks series, which concludes with “Untamed Spirit,” featuring pianist Jeffrey Biegel from April 2 – April 6.
About The South Florida Symphony Orchesta
The South Florida Symphony Orchestra was founded in 1997 in Key West by Cuban American music director and conductor Sebrina María Alfonso, who received enthusiastic support from her beloved hometown. In 2009, under the leadership of CEO Jacqueline Lorber, the Symphony expanded to Broward County, and was renamed the South Florida Symphony Orchestra to reflect the expansion. Since then, the Symphony has grown from three concerts and $150,000 in revenue to over 50 concerts and events with more than $1.5 million in revenue. Now celebrating its 19th season, the Symphony performs nearly 50 Masterworks, Pops, Tropical Beats and summer Chamber concerts each year in Broward, Miami-Dade, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties. The Symphony in the Schools Program serves as many as 3,500 children annually. Comprised of some of the nation’s most sought-after professional musicians and world-renowned soloists, the Symphony consistently receives high acclaim from residents and visitors to Florida seeking cultural respite through orchestral music, the most revered form of music.