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Wednesday, March 27, 2013
NYC: PATRICIA RACETTE - DIVA ON DETOUR
NYC: PATRICIA RACETTE - DIVA ON DETOUR CELEBRATING MARCH IS CABARET MONTH
Widely acclaimed soprano Patricia Racette returns to54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551 - ) with her show Diva On Detour, featuring songs from jazz, cabaret, blues and the Great American Songbook for five performances on Tuesday and Thursday, March 26th and 28th at 7:00 pm with an additional 9:30 pm show on the 27th; and Friday & Saturday, March 29th & 30th at 8:00 pm. Widely acclaimed as one of opera's leading sopranos, Patricia Racette has made her mark as the star in operas ranging from Madame Butterfly, La Boheme and Tosca to Peter Grimes and Dialogues of the Carmelites in the world's most prestigious venues, including The Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, The Paris Opera and San Francisco Opera, among many others, and on worldwide HD Broadcasts to millions. But before her career on the opera stage, Racette sang jazz, cabaret and jewels from the Great American Songbook. Now she brings her career full circle with an intimate evening featuring songs by Stephen Sondheim, Cole Porter, George Gershwin and Edith Piaf and other contemporary popular composers. Says The New York Times: "Her singing was robust, nuanced and passionate, befitting a performer of her skill and experience." Diva On Detour is a show that Racette is singing songs near and dear to her heart. There is a $30-$40 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.
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