Singer's Theatre Workshop Presents 'A Review: Love And Controversy'
Posted: April 23, 2007
The Denison University Singer's Theatre Workshop presents "A Review: Love and Controversy" at 8 p.m. on Saturday (April 28) and at 3 p.m. on Sunday (April 29) in Burke Recital Hall. The program is directed by Belinda Andrews-Smith with Kevin Wines as accompanist.
The performance will feature selections from Broadway musicals, operas and operettas and, due to the nature of controversial songs included, parental guidance is suggested. The performance's features music from "Assassins," "Follies," "Bare: A Pop Opera," "The Mystery Of Edwin Drood," "Cabaret," "Chicago," "Tomfoolery," "South Pacific," "Little Women," "The Threepenny Opera," "Parade," "The Seven Percent Solution," "Jane Eyre," "Avenue Q," "Godspell," "The Full Monty," "Street Scene," "The Wild Party," "The Civil War," "Susannah," "Ragtime," and "The Producers."
Belinda Andrews-Smith, the coordinator of the vocal studies program at Denison, directs this production. In addition to concert performances, Andrew-Smith maintains an active opera career and has performed with Opera Columbus and the former Columbus Light Opera. Before teaching private voice and opera literature at Denison, Andrews-Smith taught at Anderson University, Ohio University, and Bowling Green State University.
The show features Denison students Megan Ansbro (Conneaut), Christopher Carr (Weymouth, Mass.), Kristin Cox (Traverse City, Mich.), Charlie Fear (Bath, Maine), Raymond Havey (Wilmington), Taryn Hicks (Newark), Ben Jacoby (Maplewood, N.J.), Laura Kamin (Rockford, Ill.), Katie Knisely (Loveland), Jesse Koza (Lancaster), Lauren Schwartz (Hilliard), Stephanie Sferra (Toledo), Samantha Smith (Hudson), Katie Watts (Westerville), Jordan Wolff (Medina), Matt Coon (Bryan), Melissa Cyperski (North Canton), Brynn Lewallen (Centennial), Julie Rogers (Upper Montclair, N.J.), Rachel Drennen (Warren, Pa.), Rebecca Davidson (Findlay), Leah Ewing (St. Cloud, Minn.), Travis Sterner (New Canaan, Conn.), Davis Bourland (Columbus), Jamie Merz (Hilliard), Jessie Siegel (Englewood, Colo.), Sydney Andrews (Cleveland Heights), Rachel Liber (North Canton), Brittany Jackson (Kent), and Jared Roper (Springfield).
CALENDAR LISTING: Denison University, Granville -- Singers's Theatre Workshop presents "A Review: Love and Controversy"; 8 p.m. Saturday (April 28) and 3 p.m. Sunday (April 29), Burke Recital Hall (240 W. Broadway). Free and open to the public. Contact 740-587-6220 to confirm information.
Denison University, founded in 1831, is an independent, residential liberal arts institution located in Granville, Ohio. A highly selective college enrolling 2,100 full-time undergraduate students from all 50 states and dozens of foreign countries, Denison is a place where innovative faculty and motivated students collaborate in rigorous scholarship, civic engagement and the cultivation of independent thinking.
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