The Fine Arts Association Senior Matinee Series Presents Upcoming Events

“Show Tune Showcase”

The Fine Arts Association is pleased to announce the Senior Matinee Series “Show Tune Showcase” on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 1:00 p.m. in the Corning Auditorium of The Fine Arts Association.

Join vocalist Bob Godfrey as he shares some of his favorite Broadway musical tunes from his acting, directing and teaching experiences. Accompanied by Sanni Kearns, he will sing classic songs including “Impossible Dream” from “Man of La Mancha,” “Kansas City” from “Oklahoma,” “Trouble” from “Music Man,” “Stars” from “Les Miserables” and “If I Were a Rich Man” from “Fiddler on the Roof.”

Godfrey will also be joined by his daughter, Kim Godfrey, a graduate of the prestigious musical theatre program of Baldwin-Wallace University, who will sing songs that conjure up special memories from “Les Miserables,” “Thoroughly Modern Millie” and “Cinderella.”

As an added attraction, Caitlyn Dubeansky and Emily Baker, two of Godfrey’s current Fine Arts voice students, will perform several selections to round out an exciting program showcasing many well-known and some not-so well-known Broadway tunes.

For tickets for the April “Show Tune Showcase” call 440-951-7500 or reserve tickets online at Reservations are not required, but recommended. All programs include a cookie and punch reception following the performance.

“The Producers”

The final 2014-15 Senior Matinee Series performance is “The Producers” on June 10, 2015. The Senior Matinee Series is open to all in the community, especially people seeking to enjoy an afternoon of fellowship, entertainment and performance. The series is sponsored by Randall Residence and is funded in part by a grant from The Lake County Visitors Bureau Arts and Culture Fund to further participation in, and awareness of, arts and culture in Lake County, and The Ohio Arts Council.

A special Brunch-Performance package at Sisters Tea Room in Mentor is available for the April 29 and June 10 Senior Matinees. Prior to the April performance, guests may attend an elegant brunch starting at 11:00 a.m. that will include Broccoli Cheddar Quiche, Salad with Mandarin Oranges, Almonds and Sesame Poppy Seed Dressing, Cream Scones with Devonshire Cream and Lemon, Curd and Tea. The performance at The Fine Arts Association will immediately follow the brunch at 1:00 p.m.

The Brunch-Performance package must be reserved in person or by calling Fine Arts by April 22 and the cost is $30 per person.

Individual matinee tickets are $15 per person per program; Group tickets (for ten or more) are $12 per person per program. Limited wheelchair seating is available.

Gabe Arnold
Author: Gabe Arnold