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THE PLAYERS THEATRE’S GOT RHYTHM WITH “GERSHWIN WITH A TWIST!”
(Sarasota, FL) Experience the music of George and Ira Gershwin like you’ve never heard it before!
On February 19th at 7:30pm, pianist, vocalist and musical director Brian Gurl, together with vocalist Michele Pruyn and their illustrious ensemble will enchant you with a mosaic of captivating, imaginative and exciting renditions of some of the Gershwin’s most famous songs. This one-of-a kind production is filled with brilliant piano playing, lush vocal harmonies, engaging dialogue and a multiplicity of unexpected surprises.
Gershwin With A Twist! tastefully stretches the boundaries of traditional Gershwin stylings throughout the performance. From I Got Rhythm to Embraceable You to The Rhapsody in Blue, experience wonderful piano artistry, lush vocals and “out of this world” arrangements in this playful and entertaining production. Full of brilliant artistry and bold surprises, this show promises to make you smile and fill your evening with pure delight…. where every song is a new adventure!
All of these unique arrangements are balanced with the more familiar renditions of each of these songs, making it a delightfully surprising experience!
For those who love and appreciate traditional Gershwin, this production overflows with an abundance of tasteful jazz improvisation, Broadway melodies, ragtime ditties, tender love songs, fabulous piano playing, soaring vocals and an incredible band. Other highlights include a marvelous piano version of the Rhapsody In Blue, touching interpretations of many of Gershwin’s most popular songs including Summertime, The Man I Love, I’ve Got A Crush On You, Swanee, Our Love Is Here To Stay and many others.
Gershwin With A Twist!
The Contrast Will Delight You!
One Night Only
February 19th 2016
The Show Begins at 7:30PM
The Players Main Stage
All Tickets: $20.00
Watch a promo video!
The Players Theatre
838 N. Tamiami Tr., Sarasota FL 34236, 941-365-2494, Fax: 941-954-0282
www.theplayers.org. Box Office: Mon-Sat, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., and one hour prior to curtain time.
The Players Box Office is located on Tamiami Trail between 10th Street and Blvd. of the Arts.