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February 17, 2013
Queensborough Performing Arts Center
Broadway choral director/arranger Chapman Roberts has created this blockbuster evening of Broadway show stoppers delivered by an all-male cast featuring original cast members of such stellar Broadway hits as Eubie Blake's Eubie, Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies, Fats Waller's Ain't Misbehavin, Leiber and Stoller's Grammy Winner Smokey Joe's Café, Dreamgirls and Porgy and Bess. Many of the familiar tunes from these shows including I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good, It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing, Minnie the Moocher, Five Guys Named Moe, Is You Is or Is You Ain’t My Baby and many more were arranged specifically for Broadway and the original cast albums by Roberts himself. See this star-studded and one of a kind theatrical event prior to its Carnegie Hall and National tour debut!
Address: 222-05 56th Avenue Bayside, NY 11364
Standard hours: Box Office M-F 10am-4pm Wheelchair accessible: No Stroller check: Yes Bring food: No Family bathroom: No
The cornerstone of the Performing Arts Center is the annual Professional Performing Arts Series. The Series was created to bring a high level of accessible world-class entertainment to the community at large. Throughout its over 50-year history, QPAC has successfully produced over 1,200 performances and served over 1 million individuals in its intimate 875-seat theater. QPAC is strongly committed to expanding public access to the arts for everyone. The center's affordable prices allow Queens' working families, younger generations and seniors the opportunity to enjoy first-rate performances locally. The performances are of the highest quality and QPAC strives to offer multi-cultural entertainment that mirrors the diversity of the borough. This diversity is reflected in a wide range of performances. The Center is also a learning laboratory that provides many cultural and artistic opportunities to the College's students in an effort to integrate the arts into the learning process.
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