A cabaret style tribute the Broadway hits of legendary director-choreographer Bob Fosse takes the stage at Roanoke Island Festival Park in Manteo this week for three live performances.
Read on for the official press release.
UNC Pembroke will present a Fosse Revue as part of the Roanoke Island Performance Series June 5, 6 and 7th.
The lively production will be held in the Indoor Theatre each night at 7 p.m.
The performance is a cabaret style musical revue of Fosse dance numbers to the music of Kander and Ebb, the creators of the hit musicals Chicago and Cabaret and an impressionistic singing-and-dancing retrospective of the work of the late director-choreographer Bob Fosse.
Fosse was an American actor, dancer, musical theater choreographer, director, screenwriter, film editor and film director. He won an unprecedented eight Tony Awards for choreography, as well as one for direction. He was nominated for an Academy Award four times, winning for his direction of Cabaret.
TheUNC- Pembroke Summer Staff and Acting Company include: Director – Hal Davis, Asst. Professor of Musical Theatre;Musical Director- Tracy Thomas; Musical Theatre Voice;Choreographer- Natalie Smith, Dance and Costume Design; Keyboard- Nathan Thomas and Vocal Coaching, Director.
Tickets are $10 adults and 6-12 years old- $5. 5 and under are free. They may be purchased in advance at theVisitorsCenteror the night of the event. (252) 475-1500 or roanokeisland.com.
Some ofNorth Carolina’s best young talent performs atRoanoke IslandFestivalParkduring the Performance Series. Offering year round music, dance, drama, opera and children’s shows for the community to enjoy, the series invites performing arts departments from all campuses of theUniversityofNorth Carolinasystem to participate.