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Dancing Wheels Company presents “Legendary Ladies of Jazz!”
June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm$35 – $150
A plethora of music, song, and dance will bring to the stage the passion and dynamic work of women of color who revolutionized the 1920’s—1950’s jazz era changing the tenor and tone of the genre and paving the way for female vocal and musical artists throughout history.
To honor the Legendary Ladies of Jazz, The Dancing Wheels Company will join female choreographers Catherine Meredith, Staycee Pearl, and Laura Ann Smyth to tell the dynamic stories of historical women vocalists and musicians in jazz. A special guest appearance by the School of Dancing Wheels Performance Ensemble will be sure to delight everyone!
June 16, 2023
Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square
Co-Sponsored by The National Endowment for the Arts and The Bennett Family
Schedule of Events:
6:30 p.m. THE VIP EVENT will commence in the exquisite lobby of the Allen Theatre where guests will find an abundance of scrumptious hors d’oeuvres, free flowing spirits, an élégant caractère silent auction, and fanciful fun for all!
7:45 p.m. VIP GUESTS will be escorted to their dress circle seats to begin their legendary experience.
8:00 p.m. Performance (wheelchair access, sign interpretation, and audio description available)
9:30 p.m. FOLLOWING THE PERFORMANCE all guests will be invited back into the lobby for a champagne and dessert reception to meet the artists and continue the festivities!
VIP tickets are $150 per person and can be purchased through Eventbrite or by calling the Dancing Wheels office at 216-432-0306.
General admission tickets are $50 (groups of ten or more and student tickets with ID are $35) and can be purchased by calling the Playhouse Square box office at 216-241-6000 or online.
Tickets are available May 1.