ACTOR APPEARANCE: Ron Raines (Alan; GL) Sings!
Ron Raines will appear with the Florida Orchestra Pops for a Rodgers and Hammerstein Celebration. Performances are scheduled for Friday, November 10th at the Carol Morsani Hall in Tampa, Saturday, November 11th at the Mahaffey Theater in St. Petersburg and Sunday, November 12th at the Ruth Eckerd Hall in Clearwater. For tickets, please call the box office at (813) 286-2403. For more information, please visit www.floridaorchestra.org.
Not in Florida? How about New York City? Ellen Dolan (Margo; ATWT) will host Daytime Stars Out at Night,” an event with the Workshop Theater Group, on Monday, October 23rd at 8:00 PM at the Lucille Lortelle Theater, located at 121 Christopher St. Scheduled to perform are Michael Park (Jack; ATWT), Trent Dawson (Henry; ATWT), Tamara Tunie (Jessica; ATWT), Jennifer Landon (Gwen; ATWT), Alexandra Chando (Maddie; ATWT) and -- here he is again! -- Ron Raines. For tickets, please visit www.theatermania.com.
In my humble opinion, Ron stole the show at last year' s inaugural event. His Broadway credits include Showboat and Chicago. (For the movie minded, he played the parts assumed in the movies by Howard Keel and Richard Gere, respectively).
Want to sneak a listen of Ron's golden pipes? Click here: The album is The Musicality of Rodgers & Hammerstein. Ron performs Oh! What a Beautiful Mornin' from Oklahoma.
As an extra musical soap bonus, check out Judy Blazer (ex-Ariel; ATWT) doing Everybody's Got a Home but Me, and Brett Barrett, a.k.a. The Guy Who Killed Jenny from All My Children with a Jet-Ski, warbling No Other Love.