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Old Town Playhouse is pleased to again present international cabaret performers Natalie Douglas and Brian J. Nash in two events. At 7:00 pm on Tuesday, July 10, they will present a vocal audition master class on the Playhouse MainStage. Then at 7:30 pm on Wednesday, July 11, they will present their Cabaret performance in the Mary Schmuckal Theatre in the lower level of the Playhouse. Tickets for either event can be obtained by phone at 231-947-2210, online at www.oldtownplayhouse.com, or in person at the OTP Box Office.
Master Class Description: This class will help participants hone the vocal skills they need to not only survive their audition, but thrive beyond. Each participant will sing with Brian as accompanist. Then Natalie and Brian will critique their performance and provide valuable guidance for strengthening vocal presentation. Bring your audition materials. The price is $20 for each participant and $10 for each observer.
Natalie & Brian: Natalie Douglas is a ten-time MAC Award winner as well as winner of two Backstage Bistro Awards, a Nightlife Award and two awards from the Mabel Mercer Foundation including the 2014 Margaret Whiting Award. She has garnered rave reviews for her unique mix of jazz, blues, standards, pop, folk and country music and her portrait has been added to the Birdland Jazz Club “Wall of Fame.” Her most recent album is Human Heart. She is currently performing in Tributes at Birdland in New York City. Brian J. Nash, who produced Human Heart and is co-creator of Tributes, is a graduate of the Interlochen Arts Academy. He was recently the Music Director of Classic Stage Company’s Mother Courage and Her Children and the pre- Broadway Chicago run of Beaches. He is also a prolific concert and cabaret performer. The price for the Cabaret is $20 for adults and $10 for youth under 18. A cash bar will open at 6:30.
Old Town Playhouse is located at 148 East 8th Street, at the southwest corner of East 8th and Cass Streets in Traverse City. Contact the Playhouse for more information.