03 March 2016 ~ 0 Comments

So In Love with His Music- American Showstoppers : An Evening with Cole Porter

Another opening, another show! On Friday, March 4, Fred Barton is back with his 14-piece orchestra and cast of Broadway singers and dancers to pay tribute to yet another American showman.  Cole Porter was known for his witty and provocative lyrics and sophisticated rhythms and melodies. This high society musical wunderkind was “the top” of American show music in the early and mid twentieth century providing scores to classic Broadway shows like  Anything GoesKiss Me Kate and Can-Can. To celebrate, we are counting down some of the greatest show-stopping numbers from the composer’s career. Below are Porter’s 10 greatest songs according to this blogger.


Night and Day


You’re The Top


Brush Up Your Shakespeare


I Get A Kick Out Of You


Let’s Do It


Begin the Beguine


Love for Sale


It’s Too Darn Hot




Another Opening, Another Show


American Showstoppers: An Evening with Cole Porter featuring the Fred Barton Orchestra;  Friday, March 4 at 7:30pm; tickets $55 | $39 | $29 ; Schimmel Center at Pace University; 3 Spruce St, New York, NY 10038;(212) 346-1715; Tickets available at https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/949251








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