LEWISBURG, Pa. — Jazz vocalist and cabaret stage star KT Sullivan will perform her "Ladies of the Silver Screen" on Wednesday, Feb. 27, at 8 p.m. in the Rooke Recital Hall of the Weis Music Building at Bucknell University.
The concert, which is free to the public, will feature James Followell, music director and pianist.
In "Ladies of the Silver Screen," Sullivan pays tribute to such Hollywood luminaries as Bette Davis, Marlene Dietrich, Doris Day and Carmen Miranda in a series of songs from films made between 1930 and 1957.
Sullivan's Broadway credits include "The Three Penny Opera" with Sting, the play "Broadway" directed by George Abbott, and the leading role in "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes." She also played feature roles in the national tour of "Annie Get Your Gun" as well as the workshop production of "Easter Parade" with Tommy Tune
Featured several times at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall, Lincoln Center and The Caramoor Festival, she also has performed at The Spoleto Festival, La Nouvelle Eve in Paris, The Chichester Festival in the U.K. and several times at The Adelaide Festival in Australia.
Since 1992 she has been a regular headliner at the Oak Room of New York's Algonquin Hotel and for several years has starred at the Sabarsky Café of the Neue Gallerie on Fifth Avenue and Live on the Park in London.
Sullivan has recorded seven albums on the DRG label, including "Crazy World," (voted number 1 in the vocals category of Tower Records' Pulse magazine) and "Live From Rainbow and Stars: The Songs of Bart Howard," which won Backstage magazine's Bistro Award. She was presented with the Manhattan Association of Cabarets' Outstanding Female Vocalist Award by Liza Minelli.
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