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RYAN REPERTORY COMPANY – Singing for the Boys: Al Jolson – Judy Garland – Deanna Durbin – At the Palace Theatre 1943
July 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
One event on an unspecified date at 3:00pm
One event on an unspecified date at 8:00pm
Three iconic performers come together for one night in a benefit performance to support the overseas war effort and to entertain the troops on the stage of the Palace Theatre in New York City. Through their signature hit songs and popular songs of the period the audience is taken on a personal journey that reveals what made Al Jolson, Judy Garland and Deanna Durbin truly legendary and what made them so very human, both onstage and backstage. A must see theatrical and musical experience!!!
Friday, July 21 @ 8.00pm & Saturday, July 22 @ 3.00pm & 8.00pm
$25 general admission / $20 students, seniors
Singing for the Boys is conceived and directed by Barbara Parisi with musical direction by Bill Chenoweth. The script was written by Julia Riva with featured performers Shelley Martin, Denise Rose, and John Sannuto. Also joining the cast is Lance Devin and Dick Martin. Ryan Repertory Company (co-producer) was founded in 1972 and is named after Irene Ryan, most famous for her role as Granny in television’s The Beverly Hillbillies. She was a leading performer in theatre, film and television and her name remains synonymous with quality work in every aspect of entertainment. Ryan Rep is a center for the development of new and original theatrical events. The Company’s home is the Harry Warren Theatre, named in honor of the great composer, and is located in Brooklyn, NY.