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Annaleigh Ashford - “Lost in the Stars” at The Garner Galleria Theatre
Tuesday, February 17, 2015
Colorado native and Tony Award nominee Annaleigh Ashford will be performing in  Annaleigh Ashford- “Lost in the Stars” at The Garner Galleria Theatre April 11 & 12 only.

Annaleigh Ashfordreturns to her hometown of Denver with an evening of song, story, and sequin in her critically acclaimed, ”Lost in the Stars.”  With songwriter and music director Will Van Dyke and the Whisky 5 band, ”Lost in the Stars” celebrates the classic cabaret with an eclectic mix of music from the disco days of Donna Summer, to Judy at Carnegie Hall, to a sing a long of Alanis Morissette, as well as the haunting melodies of Stephen Sondheim, and Kurt Weill.  They are all woven together through fabulous, funny, and most of all heartfelt storytelling.  After this glossy and glittery evening, with a special appearance by the Sun and the Moon, you will be sure to get “Lost in the Stars.” Read more at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts News Center.

The New York Times says “Annaleigh Ashford is in a lineage of fearless saucy entertainers who seem born to conquer” and called her the “most promising rising star to appear at 54 Below this year.”

Annaleigh Ashford currently stars on Broadway in You Can’t Take It With You opposite James Earl Jones, which has been critically acclaimed, with her performance being described as “constantly en pointe” by Variety, and Ashford as a “sly comic genius” by The New York Times.  She can also be seen on television as Betty DiMello, the prostitute, on Showtime's “Masters of Sex.” Annaleigh was Tony-nominated for her role as Lauren in Kinky Boots and is also known for her work in Rent (Maureen), for which she was nominated for a Drama League Award and Clive Barnes Award, Dogfight (Marcy), Wicked (Glinda) and Legally Blonde (Margot).

Will Van Dyke is a New York based composer/lyricist and music director. Will's compositions include Winnie The Pooh, Kids (Disney), The Lion King Jr. & Kids (Disney), The Devil’s Bitch (Playbill), One Small Step For Melvin (Wine & Cheese Club Prod.), and The Girls I’ve Like Liked (Ars Nova). His songs have been performed at venues all over the country from Los Angeles to New York City. Upcoming works include Magnificent Climb (with Rick Elice), Imagine Harry (with Jeff Talbott), and Writing Kevin Taylor (with Josh Halloway). As music director Will currently works on Kinky Boots (Associate MD/Associate Supervisor [Korea]). Past credits include Rent (MD), The Addams Family (Keyboards), Grease (Associate MD) and Wicked (Keyboards).  Will orchestrated Andrew Lippa's show The Life of the Party that debuted in May of 2014 at The Menier Chocolate Factory in London.  Will’s debut album ‘Chasing the Day’, his newest album ‘Writing Kevin Taylor’, and his single ‘Another Time’ featuring Annaleigh Ashford are available wherever digital music is sold.  With Matt Doyle, Will co-wrote and produced his albums ‘Daylight’, ‘Constant’ and ‘Make The Season Bright.’  Will is also featured on the original cast recordings of Kinky Boots, A Little Princess, and The Addams Family.  www.willvandyke.com

The Whisky 5 is a group of musicians assembled by Music Director/Composer Will Van Dyke. Comprising of Alec Berlin on guitar, Steve Gilewski on bass, Mason Ingram on drums, Allison Seidner on cello and Van Dyke on piano, the group has played venues all over New York City. Coming from all walks of music they have played with various artists including Matt Doyle and Annaleigh Ashford, making recordings with both. For more information visit http://www.willvandyke.com

Single tickets for Annaleigh Ashford- “Lost in the Stars” start at $50. To charge by phone, call Denver Center Ticketing Services at 303.893.4100 (TTY: 303.893.9582). Groups of 10 or more: 303.446.4829. Purchase in person at The Denver Center Ticket Office, located at the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex lobby. Buy and print online at Denvercenter.org. Please be advised that The Denver Center for the Performing Arts – denvercenter.org – is the ONLY authorized online ticket provider for the Denver engagement of Annaleigh Ashford- “Lost in the Stars.”

Performance Times
April 11 & 12
Saturday, 8pm
Sunday, 5pm

Annaleigh Ashford- “Lost in the Stars” is an added attraction to the 2014/15 Broadway Season. The 2014/15 Broadway season is generously sponsored by United Airlines. Media sponsorship is provided by The Denver Post and CBS4. Denver Center for the Performing Arts is supported in part by the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District.

  
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