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ASU Music Theatre and Opera New Work Reading:  
An Evening with Laura Kaminsky, including excerpts from “Hometown to the World"
Thursday, February 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Composer Laura Kaminsky has established herself as a major contributor to the American music scene in many ways. Notably, her opera “As One” has claimed its place as the most performed American opera in the country. Join ASU Music Theatre and Opera students as they present excerpts from her operatic canon, including selections from her latest commission, in dialogue with the composer.

Music by Laura Kaminsky; libretto by Kimberly Reed





Sherry Roberson in red dress

Sherry Roberson - Phoenix's First Lady of Jazz
Celebrates the Legends Ella Fitzgerald and Mahalia Jackson
Friday, February 21, 2020 at 7:30 pm
Tickets: $28.50 VIP, $24.50 general admission, $13.50 students

Sherry Roberson will give a tribute to the legends of jazz and gospel music!

Jazz enthusiasts will engage in the times when it was a pleasure to visit jazz clubs that featured one of the most sought-after singers of that time, Ella Fitzgerald. Gospel cohorts will remember the soul-stirring songs of our legendary gospel singer, Mahalia Jackson.

Roberson will be joined by an all-star band featuring the uncompromising Jesse McGuire (trumpet), Royce Murray (Hammond B3 organ), Felix Sainz (bass) and the world-renowned Dan Thomlinson (drums).





The stars of St. Patrick's Day in Ireland dancing

Kerry Productions presents St. Patrick's Day in Ireland
Thursday, March 5 at 7:30 pm
$50 premium, $45 reserved, $35 general admission

A “great celebration of Ireland and its rich culture!” (Irish News and Entertainment) comes to ASU Kerr! Featuring principal dancer Billy Kanaly (Riverdance, An Irish Christmas, St. Patrick’s Day in Ireland) and multi-instrumentalists from the Kerry Traditional Band led by the great Ryan McKasson on fiddle along with Colin Cotter on guitar and vocals, Christa Burch on vocals and bodhrán and Preston Howard-Wilde on uilleann pipes and flutes. Ireland will ring through the theatre, as the bshares its passion for the traditional music, song and dances of Ireland! A GREAT Irish night!