Special performance highlights life, music of Cole Porter

Huntington Playhouse is pleased to announce a partnering with Cuyahoga Community College and Tri-C Presents to produce “The Cole Porter Radio Hour” on Feb. 28.

Tri-C Presents will produce a historic program which features the music of Cole Porter, one of the most prolific, witty songwriters of the Great American Songbook genre at Huntington Playhouse.

The presentation combines an award-winning professional actor, four-piece combo of local professional musicians, and six rising stars of the jazz singing world. The show features vignettes from Porter’s vivid life interspersed with new arrangements of his hit tunes, pulling together a story about one of our country’s greatest songwriters.

Tri-C Presents will offer a free, open dress rehearsal at Huntington Playhouse for seniors as part of their Showtime Matinee Series on Friday, Feb. 28, at 2 p.m. Reservations are required for the free performance by calling Dorothy Hirsch at 216-987-4940.

Tickets for the 8 p.m. performance may be secured by calling Cliffie Jones at 216-987-4444 for tickets or group rates. Prices start at $10 for students, $15 for seniors or groups of 10, and $20 for adults. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Huntington Playhouse is located at 28601 Lake Road in Bay Village.

Tom Meyrose

Managing Director of Huntington Playhouse

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Volume 6, Issue 2, Posted 10:17 AM, 01.21.2014