BRAVO! PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING ARTS AT BYU PRESENTS
Michael Rafter, Musical Director
The two-time Tony Award winner (Thoroughly Modern Mille, Anything Goes) celebrates the music of Broadway and the American songbook with a night of show tunes, jazz standards, and songs familiar and new. Emmy Award-winning musician Michael Rafter joins her on the piano.
Friday-Saturday, Sept. 5-6, 7:30 PM
de Jong Concert Hall-Harris Fine Arts Center
$35+ ($10 off with BYU or student ID/$3 off for senior citizens or BYU alumni)
Generously supported by Scott and Liesl Shurtliff
Sutton Foster is an award-winning actor, singer and dancer who has performed in ten Broadway shows and originated roles in the Broadway productions of Violet, The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, Shrek the Musical, and her Tony Award-winning performances in Anything Goes and Thoroughly Modern Millie.
She was first seen on television on Star Search at age 15, and has more recently starred in Amy Sherman Palladino’s Bunheads and appeared in Johnny and the Sprites, Flight of the Conchords, Sesame Street, Law and Order SVU and Royal Pains.
As a solo artist, Sutton has performed all over the country as well as internationally with her musical director Michael Rafter, featuring songs from her debut solo CD, Wish, as well as her follow up CD, An Evening With Sutton Foster: Live at the Cafe Carlyle. She has graced the stages of Carnegie Hall, Feinstein’s, Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series, Joe’s Pub and many others.
In 2011 she received an Honorary Doctorate degree from Ball State University where she also is on faculty as a teacher and advisor to the Department of Theatre and Dance.
Bravo! is the visiting artist performing arts series at Brigham Young University. BYU has been privileged to play host to many world-renowned artists and groups ranging from Brian Stokes Mitchell of Broadway fame to the 100-year-old Salzburg Marionette Theatre from Europe.