Laurence O'Keefe, Bartlett Sher, et al. Set for 5th Avenue's Spotlight Night
The evening will begin with Legally Blonde songwriter Laurence O'Keefe and producer Hal Luftig telling the inside story of creating this hit Broadway musical based on the popular film. O'Keefe will play and sing excerpts from his musicals (including the cult favorite Bat Boy) and Luftig will share experiences of his 20-year career as the producer of Broadway hits.
The second half of the evening will feature Tony Award-winning director Bartlett Sher discussing his production of South Pacific. The program will include a look at the career of South Pacific's creators, Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein II, as told by David Armstrong and featuring musical performances by Patti Cohenour, Jessica Skerrit and Eric Ankrim performing selections from Oklahoma!, Carousel, Flower Drum Song, Cinderella, The King and I, and The Sound of Music.Admission is free, but reservations are required. Call 206-625-1900 or visit www.5thavenue.org.