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Thursday, 05 April 2012 14:55

Live at Barnes & Noble Welcomes STAGE DOOR CANTEEN: BROADWAY RESPONDS TO WORLD WAR II

“LIVE AT BARNES & NOBLE” WELCOMES

STAGE DOOR CANTEEN: BROADWAY RESPONDS TO WORLD WAR II

TO BARNES & NOBLE UPPER EAST SIDE
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 11TH AT 5PM

DEBRA MONK, BRANDON VICTOR DIXON & BETSY WOLFE
JOIN HOST TED CHAPIN TO PERFORM
HIGHLIGHTS FROM DRG'S NEW CD, SIGN COPIES
FEATURING '40s ERA SONGS BY RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN, IRVING BERLIN, FRANK LOESSER, COLE PORTER, AND MORE

New York (April 5, 2012) – “Live at Barnes & Noble,” the in-store performance series, welcomes host Ted Chapin, joined by Broadway’s Debra Monk, Brandon Victor Dixon and Betsy Wolfe, with Andy Einhorn on piano, as they turn back the clock to the heyday of the legendary Stage Door Canteens of the 1940s, and perform selections from the acclaimed new DRG recording, Stage Door Canteen: Broadway Responds to World War II.   Following the performance, the participants will sign copies of the CD.  The in-store event is open to the public and will take place at Barnes and Noble Upper East Side (150 East 86th Street) on Wednesday April 11 at 5:00 p.m. Note:  Participants will sign STAGE DOOR CANTEEN: BROADWAY RESPONDS TO WORLD WAR II only. No other CD's or memorabilia, please. Priority seating with CD purchase.

{module ad_left_body}For more information on this event, visit:  http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/75874.

This new CD, produced by Hugh Fordin, is drawn from Ted Chapin's highly-lauded Lyrics & Lyricists program at New York's 92nd Street Y.  Inspired by the American Theatre Wing's Stage Door Canteen initiative, it presents a wide selection of musical responses to World War II from giants of the musical stage and screen such as Rodgers & Hammerstein, Frank Loesser and Irving Berlin. Performers Monk, Dixon and Wolfe will sing numbers that both entertained and inspired wartime music lovers, and continue to do so today. 

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