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Lysistrata . . a play for the 21st Century!
translated by Sarah Ruden
directed by Michael Blum & Darlene Harris
09/21/18 - 10/14/18
Fri & Sat at 8pm; Sun at 2pm
One of the last vestiges of vaudeville took place from 1917 to 1920, when actor Raymond Hitchcock (aka “Hitchy”) organized a series of musical revues featuring up-and-coming young composers of the era, including Jerome Kern, E. Ray Goetz and Cole Porter. The shows, known as “Hitchy-Koos,” played successfully on Broadway and even went on a national tour.
One of the brightest guitarists of his generation, Melvin Henderson will soon be releasing his debut album on Trier Records. Over the past 3 decades he has performed and recorded with some of contemporary music’s finest musicians including Al Jarreau, Dr Lonnie Smith, Joe Locke, Randy Brecker, Wycliffe Gordon, Marcus Printup, JD Allen, Jeremy Pelt, Ted Poor, Jack McDuff, Tommy Campbell, Wilby Fletcher, Fred Wesley and David “Fathead” Newman. Henderson’s playing has been applauded in publications worldwide, including JazzWeek and AllaboutJazz.
Traveling from their home in Southern California, Jack & the Vox return to Baltimore for one night, on their way to the CT Ukulele Festival and then Europe! The husband-wife-duo, met at the Berklee College of Music in 1998 (where they both studied Songwriting), but only recently married in 2016. Victoria Vox, who was a Baltimore resident for 11 years, is an award-winning songwriter known for toting her ukulele around the world at festivals, clubs, and performing house concerts. Jack has childhood roots to St. Louis, but grew up in California since a young teen.