Springfield Contemporary Theatre is excited to announce a new concert series, SCT Sings, helmed by SCT Resident Music Director Alex Huff. These concert events will be held on Sunday and Monday evenings at 7:30 p.m. during the run of an already scheduled main stage production. Each installment in the series will be cast from open auditions, will carry a theme or dedicated composer and will be performed by a cast of 6 to 8 singers backed by a small band. Tickets for each event will go on sale the same day as the tickets for the main stage production surrounding it. Tickets for the series are priced $17 Adult, $15 Seniors/Students, $10 Student Rush.
SCT SINGS STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
Sunday & Monday, November 3 & 4, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Featuring Renee Elkady, Dillon Savage, Ruby Infante, Lisa Murphy and Lavelle Johnston
From Godspell to Pippin to Wicked, Stephen Schwartz has long established himself as one of Broadway's most adored composers. SCT Sings Stephen Schwartz will explore Schwartz's entire catalogue including gems from The Baker's Wife, Working, and Rags.
SCT SINGS IRVING BERLIN
Sunday & Monday, December 15 & 16, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Immigrating to America from Berlin at the age of five, Irving Berlin has become on of America's most prolific composers. Berlin penned standards like "Alexander's Ragtime Band", "There's No Business Like Show Business" and "God Bless America". Jerome Kern once said "Irving Berlin has no place in American music—he is American music." SCT Sings Irving Berlin celebrates Berlin's rich catalogue of tunes--and will bring out holiday favorites just in time for the holiday season.
SCT SINGS ANTHONY NEWLEY
Sunday & Monday, February 16 & 17, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Come with me and you'll be in the world of Anthony Newley! While his most well-known work is probably is score to the film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, Anthony Newley crafted some of the greatest melodies of our time. In SCT Sings Anthony Newley, we'll explore his musical theatre endeavors like Stop The World, I Want To Get Off and The Roar Of The Greasepaint, The Smell Of The Crowd in addition to his popular hits like "Goldfinger."
SCT SINGS BURT BACHARACH
Sunday & Monday, March 29 & 30, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
Burt Bacharach may have only written one musical, but his contributions to the popular music genre are unmeasurable. SCT Sings Burt Bacharach will include hits from his musical Promises, Promises and favorites like "That's What Friends Are For", "I Say A Little Prayer" and "Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head". This concert is sure to be an audience favorite!