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Broadway's Greatest Hits

Michael Krajewski, Conductor

Verizon Hall, Kimmel Center for Performing Arts

300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
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Apr 15-17, 2016
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Featuring
Christiane Noll, vocalist
Doug LaBrecque, vocalist
Dee Roscioli, vocalist
The Philly POPS Festival Chorus

Stroll along America’s “Great White Way”

with The Philly POPS, the 130-member Philly POPS Festival Chorus, and our award-winning Broadway guest vocalists Christiane Noll, Doug LaBrecque, and Dee Roscioli. We’ll delight you with show tunes from Broadway’s storied past and present. Selections from the great musicals of Jerome Kern, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim, and Andrew Lloyd Webber include Make Believe, Oklahoma, All That Jazz, Send in the Clowns, Music of the Night, and Defying Gravity.

Note: Conductor’s Circle seating is not available for this event. 

PROGRAM

Another Openin' Another Show/There's No Business Like Show Business
Christiane Noll, Dee Roscioli, Doug LaBrecque, POPS Festival Chorus

Italian Street Song
Christiane Noll

Showboat Medley
Christiane Noll, Doug LaBrecque

Don't Rain On My Parade
Dee Roscioli

I Could Have Danced All Night
Christiane Noll

Sit Down, You're Rockin' the Boat
Doug LaBrecque, POPS Festival Chorus

Carousel Waltz

Oklahoma
Christiane Noll, Dee Roscioli, Doug LaBrecque

Climb Ev'ry Mountain
Christiane Noll, Dee Roscioli, Doug LaBrecque, POPS Festival Chorus

INTERMISSION

Chicago Intro/And All That Jazz
Christiane Noll, Dee Roscioli

One
POPS Festival Chorus

Send In the Clowns
Christiane Noll

Bring Him Home

Mamma Mia
Christiane Noll, Dee Roscioli, Doug LaBrecque, POPS Festival Chorus

Defying Gravity
Dee Roscioli

Phantom of the Opera
Christiane Noll

Music of the Night
Doug LaBrecque

Helpful Information

This program, including intermission, is approximately two hours in length. Artists and program are subject to change without notice.

Discounted parking passes are available from select garages. For more information, please call 215.893.1999 or add a parking pass during checkout when purchasing your tickets.

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Enjoy the show!

Guest Artists

Christiane Noll, vocalist

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Christiane Noll starred on Broadway in the Kennedy Center Revival of Ragtime, receiving a Helen Hayes award — and TONY and Drama Desk Award nominations — for her portrayal of Mother. Broadway and national tour appearances include Chaplin, Urinetown (Ovation Award), It Ain't Nothin’ but the Blues, Jekyll & Hyde, Grease, Miss Saigon, and South Pacific (Australia/Thailand). She is a frequent guest soloist with the National Symphony, Cincinnati Pops, Jerusalem Symphony, The Philly POPS, Boston Pops, and Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, with international appearances with Sinfonica Brasileira in Rio, China Philharmonic with concert pianist Lang Lang, and orchestras in Hong Kong, Czech Republic, and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. She made her Carnegie Hall debut with Skitch Henderson in his last performance with The New York Pops and more recently sang with Steven Reineke for Stephen Sondheim's 80th Birthday Celebration at Carnegie Hall. She made her Hollywood Bowl debut singing with Julie Andrews and her opera debut with Placido Domingo in The Merry Widow. She performed in the Warner Brothers Animated feature film The King and I, and made appearances in Town Hall’s Broadway By the Year and in Lincoln Center's American Songbook Series.

Doug LaBrecque, vocalist

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Doug LaBrecque has thrilled theatre audiences as The Phantom and Raoul in the Harold Prince production of The Phantom of the Opera, as well as Ravenal in the Hal Prince revival of Showboat in Canada and Chicago. He was featured in Oscar Hammerstein’s 100th Birthday Celebration on Broadway at The Gershwin Theatre, and toured nationally with Les Miserables. Regionally, Doug has performed leading roles in Candide, A Chorus Line, and Man of LaMancha, among many others. One of the most prolific concert performers of his generation, Doug has been a soloist with some of the world’s finest symphony orchestras, including The National Symphony, The Korean National Symphony, The Israel Philharmonic, The Shanghai Radio Orchestra, The Vancouver and Calgary Symphonies, The Atlanta Symphony, The San Francisco Symphony, the Minnesota Orchestra, Detroit Symphony, and with Marvin Hamlisch at the Ravinia Festival with The Chicago Symphony and with The Pittsburgh Symphony. In a tribute to Richard Rodgers, Doug made his Carnegie Hall debut as a soloist with the New York Pops, the same season he debuted with The Boston Pops. Doug also recently appeared in Alba, Italy, as the guest soloist in an all-Bernstein concert and returned to the International Music Festival in The Czech Republic.

Dee Roscioli

Dee Roscioli, vocalist

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Dee Roscioli’shome base is NYC but she has travelled the world singing and acting. Deeis best known for her record-breaking portrayal of Elphaba in the smash Broadway hitWicked.Most recently, Dee was seen on Broadway in The Cher Show as the standby with numerous performances for Star and Lady. Dee was also seen in the 2015 Broadway revival of The Fiddler On The Roof, in the National Tour of Cats as Grizabella, and John Kander’s newest musical Kid Victory.

In addition to her theatre credits, she has performed twice as a headlining artist with the prestigious Philly Pops and has also performed as a headlining artistwith Boulder Philharmonic, Brazos Valley Symphony, Pennsylvania Philharmonic, South Bend Symphony, Corpus Christi Symphony, Missouri Symphony, Desert Symphony, as well as the International Music Festival in Cesky Krumlov, Czech Republicand return concert engagementsin Taipei, Taiwan.

She recently sang her solo show for a sold out audience at Birdland in NYC, in Chicago, as wellas her hometown of Easton, PA. Ms. Roscioliwas a special guest of Anthony Rapp and Adam Pascal at their concertand appeared opposite Anthony Rapp in a critically acclaimed performance in a new play entitled Dedalus Lounge. She can be heard on the original cast recording of Kid Victory, where she created the role of Emily. Ms. Roscioli has also been invited to sing at the prestigious Broadway on Broadway, accompanied by a 30-piece orchestra. Instagram: @deeroscioli

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