Musical about Astaire, Rogers at Bardavon
WHAT: Musical, “Carefree: Dancin’ with Fred & Ginger” WHEN: Nov. 13 at 2 and 7 p.m.
WHERE: The Bardavon, 35 Market St., Poughkeepsie
DETAILS: “Carefree: Dancin’ with Fred & Ginger,” an all-new live musical tribute to American cinema’s most-iconic dance duo, will be presented for two performances. “Carefree” will take its audience on a modern musical journey through Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers’ singular on-screen partnership. Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle’s innovative staging features Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie and today’s hottest Broadway hoofers, with original footage from films like “Top Hat” and “Swing Time.” Featuring tunes from the Golden Age of Hollywood musicals — such as “Cheek to Cheek,” “The Way You Look Tonight” and “Slap That Bass” — and accompanied by a swinging house band. The cast also includes Jared Grimes and Hayley Podschun. Tickets are $39 and $49.
CONTACT: Tickets are available at the Bardavon box office or by calling (845) 473-2072. They are also available from the Ulster Performing Arts Center box office, 601 Broadway, Kingston, or by calling (845) 339-6088. In addition, they are available by visiting ticketmaster.com or by calling (800) 745-3000.