Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
777 N Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL 34236
For Immediate Release: February 12, 2014
Contact: Ryan McCarthy/Julia Mays at 941-955-7676
DANCING WITH THE STARS CHAMPION AND SEINFELD ICON
JOHN O’HURLEY RETURNS TO CHICAGO: THE MUSICAL!
Sarasota, FL –.February 12, 2014 … Limited showings of Chicago will feature the much loved star, John O’Hurley in select cities, Sarasota being one of them! Producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced that the suave, debonair, award-winning actor and star of stage, TV & film will return to the road to reprise the role of Billy Flynn in Chicago, at the Van Wezel on March 4, 2014 at 8PM and March 5, 2014 at 2PM and 8PM.
John O’Hurley (Billy Flynn) the award-winning actor is best known as “J. Peterman” on “Seinfeld,” which is now the #1 syndicated series in the world in 85 countries. He danced his way into the hearts of America as the ultimate champion of the highly rated ABC show “Dancing with the Stars,” and after hosting the hugely successful popular syndicated show “Family Feud,” he returned to the stage in front of sold out audiences on Broadway in CHICAGO, as the male lead “Billy Flynn” and headlined a tour of duty stint as the head of the Round Table, King Arthur, in Eric Idle’s hilarious musical comedy “Monty Python’s Spamalot.”
As a follow-up to his Billboard chart topping CD Peace of Our Minds, O’Hurley released Secrets from the Lake, a collaboration of his piano compositions with cellist Marston Smith. O’Hurley has written 2 books including his New York Times Bestseller It’s OK to Miss the Bed on the First Jump: And Other Life Lessons Learned from Dogs, and Before Your Dog Can Eat Your Homework, First You Have To Do It. His first children’s book, The Perfect Dog was released on October, and was selected for the Children’s Book of the Month Club.
Chicago, The #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history — winner of six 1997 Tony Awards and a Grammy, now welcomes back, John O’Hurley!
Tickets are priced from $35-$80. For more information, call the Box Office at 941-953-3368 or visit www.VanWezel.org
This performance is locally sponsored by: Wilde Lexus of Sarasota & ABC7
Tickets: $35 – $80
Date of show: March 4, 2014 @ 8PM and March 5, 2014 @ 2PM & 8PM