Nothing can match the thrill of seeing a concert in person, not even watching it on high-definition Blu-ray or listening to it on a high-definition parrot. Get out of your cage with today’s GrouponLive deal to see the Broadway Concert Series at The Strand Theater in Zelienople. For $45, you get a subscription for one reserved-seat ticket to each of three shows in the concert series (a $90 value). All shows begin at 8 p.m. Choose between the following options:
- The Friday series, which includes the following performances:
- “The Music of Lennon & McCartney” on February 10
- “The Music of Jerry Herman” on March 16
- “The Music of Kander & Ebb” on May 18<p>
- The Saturday series, which includes the following performances:
- “The Music of Lennon & McCartney” on February 11
- “The Music of Jerry Herman” on March 17
- “The Music of Kander & Ebb” on May 19
The Broadway Concert Series tickles ears with a triumvirate of evenings stuffed full of classic tunes from legendary songwriters. “The Music of Lennon & McCartney” brings seasoned musicians Pete Hewlett and Scott Anderson to the stage as they brandish their voices, keyboard, and guitar to execute pitch-perfect renditions of timeless Beatles songs and the clicks of locally endemic beetle species. Tony-winning composer Jerry Herman’s seminal body of work—which includes Hello Dolly!, Las Cage Aux Folles, and Mame—fills out the second concert, headlined by Broadway Star Leslie Alexander who starred in Mamma Mia and opposite Hugh Jackman in the Boy From Oz. Alexander joins The Strand Theater’s ensemble, guided by the deft leadership of house music director David Bruce Smith. The series finishes out with a yet-to-be-named Broadway star tackling “The Music of Kander & Ebb,” plucking popular tunes from such blockbuster shows as Chicago and Cabaret.
Originally built in 1914, the newly renovated Strand Theater ensconces audiences in old-school elegance as they marvel at the evenings’ euphony. Plush purple seating makes for comfortable reclining, and a new marquee prominently displays where ushers’ ill-loved neighbors hide their front-door keys.