A dazzling cast of five Broadway stars, accompanied by an all-star New York band, will bring Neil Berg's "100 Years of Broadway" to Eastern Illinois University on Saturday, Oct. 30.
The musical revue of Broadway's most celebrated shows will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Doudna Fine Arts Center's Dvorak Concert Hall.
"100 Years of Broadway" recreates the greatest moments from the finest shows of the century, from brilliantly revived arrangements of Broadway classics to thrilling numbers from Broadway's newest hit shows.
Along with musical director and pianist Neil Berg, the production is to feature Rita Harvey (Christine Daee, "Phantom of the Opera"), Ray McLeod (Wreck, "Wonderful Town"), Carter Calvert (Grizabella, "Cats"), Danny Zolli (Jesus, "Jesus Christ Superstar") and Erick Buckley (Jean Valjean, "Les Miserables"). The cast is subject to change based on Broadway and touring developments.
In addition, local singers will have the opportunity to join the cast on stage. Video auditions were due Oct. 15; the winners are to be announced Oct. 22.
Tickets, which are $20 each, may be purchased in person at Doudna Fine Arts Center Box Office, by telephone at 217-581-3110, or online at http://www.doudnatix.com.
The Doudna Fine Arts Center is a division of the EIU College of Arts and Humanities. For more information on the facility and scheduled events, please see http://www.eiu.edu/doudna.