The Bucks County Symphony Orchestra, under the leadership of Music Director Gary S. Fagin, performs its annual Pops Concert, “Broadway Magic” with Tony Award winner Debbie Gravitte.
The concert will be held in the Delaware Valley University Student Center Auditorium at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 16.
Along with the BCSO, Gravitte will perform well-known songs by the greats of the Broadway stage, including Rodgers and Hammerstein, George and Ira Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Irving Berlin. She will also present songs from “Funny Girl,” “Gypsy,” “Chicago,” “Cabaret,” “Cats” and “Mamma Mia.”
Gravitte won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for her performance in Jerome Robbins’ “Broadway,” along with a Drama Desk Award nomination and New York Showstopper Award.
After making her Broadway debut in the original cast of “They’re Playing Our Song,” she went on to appear in “Perfectly Frank” (Drama Desk Nomination), “Blues in the Night,” “Ain’t Broadway Grand,” “Zorba,” “Chicago” and “Les Miserables.”
Gravitte has toured with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops, and appeared with Peter Nero and the Philly Pops, the National Symphony with Marvin Hamlisch, The New York Pops with Skitch Henderson, and in Beijing with Lang Lang and the Chinese Philharmonic. She has also starred on television.
Seating for the Pops Concert is cabaret style at tables of 8 to 10. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring food and drink to enjoy before and during the concert. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and the music begins at 7 p.m. For information, or to make reservations, call Carolyn at 215-460-4317 or visit BucksCountySymphony.org