August 12, 2014
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Glory Crampton, Star of My Fair Lady, Returns for August 23 Concert
Glory Crampton: From Broadway to Abbey Road
Date & Time:
Saturday, August 23, 2014 – 8 p.m.
Algonquin Arts Theatre
173 Main Street, Manasquan, N.J.
Premium: $41 (Adults), $38 (Seniors), $32 (Students)
Regular: $34 (Adults), $31 (Seniors), $25 (Students)
Group discounts for 10 or more tickets.
Algonquin Arts Box Office: 732-528-9211 or algonquinarts.org
All tickets subject to $2 per ticket fee.
Glory Crampton returns to the Algonquin for a solo performance of both hits Broadway composers as well as songs made famous by rock & roll. From March 22-30 she appeared as Eliza Doolittle in Algonquin Arts Theatre's production. Photo courtesy of Paper Mill Playhouse.
MANASQUAN, N.J. (August 12, 2014) - Glory Crampton, who starred as Eliza Doolittle in the Algonquin's March production of "My Fair Lady," returns to Manasquan on Saturday, August 23, at 8 p.m. to present her solo concert "From Broadway to Abbey Road."
The set list reads like who's who of the stage's most famous composers including the likes of Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner and Loewe, George Gershwin, Andrew Lloyd Weber and Giacomo Puccini, along with arrangements of well-known songs made famous by rock & roll pioneers like The Beatles and Elvis Presley.
A sought after leading lady, in addition to "My Fair Lady" Crampton is best known for her critically acclaimed roles in productions of "The Fantastics," "Camelot," "Nine," and "Phantom." She has appeared in 10 leading roles at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn, N.J. The New York Times has said that "Crampton has a glittering, silvery soprano ... an angel's voice exquisite in every detail."
A Long Island native, Crampton was cast as Louisa in the off-Broadway production of "The Fantasticks" and was later recalled to the cast for the 30th anniversary national tour in which she starred opposite Robert Goulet.
Crampton had the pleasure of performing several times for President George H. W. Bush and his wife, Barbara, at the Houston Theatre, including hosting the first family as her personal guests when she was part of a fundraising benefit. It was also at the Houston Theatre that she also worked with the legendary composer Jerry Herman.
Featured on many recordings and compilations, Crampton released her first solo album "Unusual Way" in 2011 featuring Broadway standards accompanied by the London National Symphony and recorded at the world- famous Abbey Road Studios in England.
Regular seating is $34 for adults, $31 for seniors and $25 for students. A limited quantity of premium seating is available for $7 more. Purchase online at algonquinarts.org, by calling 732-528-9211 or by stopping in to the Box Office at 173 Main Street from 12-6 p.m. on weekdays or 12-4 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are subject to $2 processing fees.
About Algonquin Arts Theatre:
Algonquin Arts Theatre (AAT) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization founded in 1992 with the mission to provide cultural enhancement and arts education to all audiences at the Jersey Shore through high-quality performances and programs in theatre, music, film and dance. The end goal is to foster appreciation of the arts and promote lifelong learning, particularly among underserved audiences including the economically disadvantaged, senior citizens and individuals with disabilities. Algonquin Arts Theatre's programs are made possible in part by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts / Department of State, a partner agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; by funds from the Paul F. Zito, M.D. Educational Foundation, and by Simon Kaufman, Esq. & Maria Zito-Kaufman.