To Be Held Following Sunday Matinee Performances of The Tales of Hoffmann
Sunday, March 18 and Sunday, March 25
In Skylight Bar & Bistro
Milwaukee, Wis. — Skylight Music Theatre Artistic Director Ray Jivoff announced that cabarets featuring the young performers from both casts of Skylight’s hit show Annie will take place immediately following Sunday matinee performances of The Tales of Hoffmann on Sunday, March 18 and Sunday, March 25 at 4:45 p.m.
Performers from the 2017 holiday production of Annie include Maddie Dixon, Eloise Field, Evie Patrick and Abby Straub from the LIGHT cast, Taylor Arnstein, Phinlee Clarkin, KyLee Hennes, Tess Hennes and Lorelei Wesselowski from the SKY cast and Riley Halpern, Lily Miller and Harper Navin of the Youth Ensemble.
The cabaret will feature a wide array of music, including a parody version of Hard Knock Life in which the young actors offer commentary on their lives in showbiz. Other highlights include the cast accompanying themselves on ukulele, violin, flute, electric guitar and electric bass on some of the songs, and a highly anticipated version of Bad, Bad Leroy Brown. Music director and accompanist is Ryan Cappleman, who was the assistant music director for Annie.
Admission is $10 at the door. Cash and credit card accepted. Cabaret performances are in the Skylight Bar & Bistro, second floor of the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway in the Historic Third Ward of Milwaukee. Beverages, snacks and desserts available for purchase.
About Skylight Music Theatre
Skylight Music Theatre’s mission since 1959: To bring the full spectrum of music theatre works to a wide and diverse audience in celebration of the musical and theatrical arts and their reflection of the human condition. Skylight presents productions “Skylight Style” – bringing fresh approaches or interesting twists to music theatre works, creating meaningful connections, not only between the characters on stage but with the audience as well. The beautiful, intimate Cabot Theatre allows audiences to feel close to the powerful emotions on stage.