Pearl Bailey...By Request: Songs and Stories in a Tribute to Pearl Bailey
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The last date listed for Pearl Bailey...By Request was Sunday December 20, 2009 / 7:00pm.
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Fall in love with the magic and soul of Ella Fitzgerald all over again with this musical celebration of one of the most beloved jazz vocalists of all time. Ella, her cousin and traveling companion Georgiana, and her manager Norman Granz tell the story of her life both backstage and onstage, from her humble beginnings to worldwide superstardom. Featuring some of Fitzgerald's most famous hits including "They Can't Take That Away From Me," "How High the Moon" and "That Old Black Magic," this thrilling new musical weaves myth, memory and music to tell a poignant, yet ultimately uplifting, story. This production is conceived, directed and choreographed by the great Maurice Hines. Learn More
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Story Concept by Roz White
Book by Roz White and Thomas W. Jones II
Music Arrangements by William Knowles
Starring Roz White with special guest, William Hubbard
Pearl Bailey was a legendary songstress, acclaimed actress and irrepressible show business personality. This musical world premiere celebrates Pearl and her musical magic as the audience is transported to a late 1940's nightspot by this "Ambassador of Love."
Roz White has appeared at MetroStage in Three Sistahs, Bricktop and Two Queens One Castle. She won a Helen Hayes Award for her performance in Bessie's Blues.