World Premiere of “Sing Me a Story” @ Bridge Street Theatre [Berkshire on Stage]

October 2nd, 2017, 3:00 pm by Sara

Sing Me a Story!, a celebration of the art of the story song, makes its world premiere this weekend (October 6-8) at the Bridge Street Theatre in Catskill as the final installment in its 2017 Cabaret Series. With a cast that features concert, recording and stage stars Lisa Asher, Scott Coulter and Tom Andersen, plus musical director Ian Herman, this new revue trains the spotlight on a very specific type of song – one that tells a story. Think of sixteen little one-act plays in one 80-minute show!

Utilizing songs from the worlds of country, theater, pop, and the Great American Songbook and featuring the work of such artists as The Beatles, Harry Chapin, Cole Porter and the legendary Broadway songwriting team of John Kander & Fred Ebb, this show is guaranteed sweep you away – song by song, story by story.

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Lisa Asher is an award-winning singer and actress most notable for her roles in Almost Heaven: The Songs of John Denver and Woody Guthrie’s American Song, which she’s performed across the country. She has also performed in cabarets and concert halls around the world. When not touring with her acclaimed one-woman show I Am a Town, Ms. Asher resides in New York City.

Scott Coulter, winner of the MAC Award for Male Vocalist, has been a stalwart in Manhattan’s cabarets and clubs for the last two decades. Equally at home on the concert stage, he has toured with Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin) in a revue of the popular composer’s songs. He has also toured in tributes to Jerry Herman (Hello, Dolly!) as well as his own cabaret act which includes a tribute to the legendary Brill Building Music. He resides in New York City.

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