Musical Showcase to Feature Songs and Scenes from Broadway Tony Award Winners

(Bradenton, Fla., March 30, 2017) — The Music Theatre Ensemble at State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) will present a showcase of theatre songs and scenes in “A Tribute to the Tonys” at 7 p.m. April 17 in SCF’s Neel Performing Arts Center, 5840 26th St. W. The showcase is free and open to the public.

The scenes will feature musical selections from Broadway shows that have won a Tony Award for Best Musical. The selections include favorite shows starting with the first Best Musical winner, “Kiss Me, Kate,” to the very popular and more contemporary “Les Miserables,” with something for everyone in between.

The showcase offers students an opportunity to assist in choosing, directing, choreographing and staging the scenes. The production is under the direction of SCF Music Program Chair Melodie Dickerson with music direction by staff accompanist Lurray Myers. For more information, call the SCF Neel Performing Arts Center box office at 941-752-5252.

During the construction of SCF’s new Library and Learning Center, parking for SCF’s Neel Performing Arts Center will be west of Building 11, in Parking Lot I. Entrance to the auditorium remains on the east side of the building, with a drop-off area directly to the south of the front doors. Signs along 60th Avenue West and the drive lanes on campus guide patrons to the drop-off area and parking.

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