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Swinging On a Star: The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen

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Tickets On Sale Friday, January 23, 2015 at 10AM!

Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 8PM

Victoria Theater $49.00

 Tickets available at: or www.NJPAC.org or

 Box Office 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722)

(Newark, New Jersey- January 21, 2015) New Jersey Performance Arts Center (NJPAC) announces the all the magical, timeless hits by Sinatra songwriter Jimmy Van Heusen – “My Kind of Town,” “All the Way,” “Call Me Irresponsible” – performed by Broadway royalty: Tony nominees Norm Lewis (The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess) and Rebecca Luker (Mary Poppins, The Music Man) on Sunday, April 25th at 8PM. Be sure to reserve your tickets at NJPAC.org or calling 888.GO.NJPAC (888.466.5722).

Music director Rob Fisher leads this rare tribute to the Oscar-winning composer, whose melodies were immortalized by Frank Sinatra, Bing Crosby and so many other legendary artists. Teamed with lyricist Sammy Cahn, Van Heusen produced the smashes “High Hopes,” “Love and Marriage,” “Thoroughly Modern Millie” and “Come Fly with Me.”

Norm Lewis (Sen. Edison Davis on ABC-TV’s Scandal) recently received nominations for the Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle awards for his lead role in The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess.  He has appeared on Broadway in Les Miserables, The Little Mermaid, Sondheim on Sondheim, Chicago and Miss Saigon, and as New York’s first African-American Phantom of the Opera.

Triple Tony nominee Rebecca Luker’s Broadway credits also include Cinderella,The Sound of Music, Show Boat, The Secret Garden and The Phantom of the Opera. She was featured in Broadway’s Nine opposite Antonio Banderas and has performed before sold-out audiences in concert and opera halls throughout the country. She recently starred in the world premiere of the musical Little Dancer at the Kennedy Center.

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New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), located in downtown Newark, New Jersey, is among the largest performing arts centers in the United States and is the artistic, cultural, educational and civic center of New Jersey -- where great performances and events enhance and transform lives every day.  As New Jersey’s Town Square, NJPAC brings diverse communities together, providing access to all and showcasing the State’s and the world’s best artists while acting as a leading catalyst in the revitalization of its home city.  Through its extensive Arts Education programs, NJPAC is shaping the next generation of artists and arts enthusiasts.  NJPAC has attracted over seven million visitors (including more than one million children) since opening its doors in 1997, and nurtures meaningful and lasting relationships with each of its constituents.  Visit www.njpac.org or call 888.GO.NJPAC for more information.

 

 

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