On July 11 2009 in a one-night-only benefit production at the Paramount Theatre on the Boadwalk in Asbury Park, New Jersey Steven Brinberg will be performing the starring role in Funny Girl. A role that catapulted a young Barbra Streisand to stardom with her portrayal of Fanny Brice. This should be a remarkable evening. Tickets $25.00 – $100.00.
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Also appearing in the Jule Styne-Bob Merrill musical will be Loni Ackerman, Harvey Evans, Grant Norman,Gene Castle, Bill Coyne, Ivy Austin, Nicola Blackman and Laura Jordan.
The creative team includes Dawn von Suskil (scenic design), Brian Tovar (lighting design) and David Withrow (costume design). Connor Gallagher will direct and choreograph. Musical diector is John Fischer.
Lainie Kazan, who was Barbra Streisand’s understudy in the original production will be there to start the celebration and is sure to share some backstage gossip as well as sing “The Music That Makes Me Dance”.
ReVision Theatre is a non-profit professional regional theatre company dedicated to “producing invigorating theatre with a fresh new perspective reaching the diverse community of Asbury Park and Monmouth County.”