Florida Studio Theatre (FST) kicks off its Summer time Cabaret Sequence with Nice Balls of Fireplace, a high-energy musical revue bringing the music of Jerry Lee Lewis to life. An electrifying tribute to the unique dangerous boy of Rock & Roll, Nice Balls of Fireplace options over 20 hits from the Fifties and past together with “Good Golly, Miss Molly,” “Shake, Rattle, and Roll,” and “Entire Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On.” Created by Jason Cohen and Michael Schiralli, Nice Balls of Fireplace begins enjoying June 15 in FST’s Court docket Cabaret. Tickets are actually on sale at FloridaStudioTheatre.org or at 941.366.9000.
Nice Balls of Fireplace is a part of a three-show subscription bundle. Additionally included within the Cabaret subscription bundle is Shades of Bublé, a three-man tribute to the Canadian crooner Michael Bublé, together with Jukebox Saturday Night time, an all-new present from The Swingaroos. Subscriptions for all three Summer time Cabaret reveals may be bought for as little as $49 at (941) 366-9000 or FloridaStudioTheatre.org.
“Nice Balls Of Fireplace is a celebration from begin to end,” stated Michael Schiralli, co-creator of the Cabaret. “We hope that the viewers will go away the challenges and weight of the previous yr exterior and escape to the endless musical celebration of Jerry Lee Lewis we’re creating inside FST’s Court docket Cabaret.”
Main the fast-moving Cabaret is Jason Cohen, who performed Jerry Lee Lewis within the nationwide tour of Million Greenback Quartet, the Tony Award-winning musical dramatizing the 1956 Million Greenback Quartet recording session with Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and Lewis at Solar Information. Cohen performed Lewis in over 75 theatres throughout North America, garnering important approval for his capability to channel Lewis’ charisma and musical expertise. He was referred to as “the most effective a part of the present” by BroadwayWorld and critics in Topeka, KS, wrote that “he [Cohen] might go spherical for spherical with Lewis in the case of pounding out a tune.”
“Jason Cohen is an expert with nice vitality,” stated FST Affiliate Artist Catherine Randazzo, who will present creative oversight for the energetic Cabaret. “His present takes the viewers via Jerry Lee Lewis‘s songs and tales, however provides a contact of comedy and some surprises, which retains the viewers on their toes. It is the right present to kick off our Summer time Cabaret Sequence.”
Performing alongside Cohen are Luke Darnell (Guitar, Mandolin, and Vocals), Nathan Yates Douglass (Bass, Harmonica, and Vocals), Justin Brown (Sax, Clarinet, Piccolo, and Vocals), and Jon Rossi (Drums, Vocals). Douglass was final seen at FST within the 2018 Summer time Cabaret The Music of the Night time With The Swingaroos. Brown focuses on woodwind devices and has carried out on Broadway, nationwide excursions, and luxurious cruise ships, in addition to in theaters, symphonies, and large bands.
FST’s presentation of Nice Balls of Fireplace is supported, partly, by Sarasota County Vacationer Growth Tax Revenues; by the Division of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Council of Arts and Tradition and the State of Florida; and the Gulf Coast Group Basis. Thanks to our media sponsor, Sarasota Journal.