Speakeysie News Desk — June 30. 2020
THE ALLIANCE THEATRE IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE
WE’RE STILL HERE: A VIRTUAL CABARET
FEATURING BROADWAY STARS TERRY BURRELL AND COURTENAY COLLINS
FREE EPISODES WILL AIR LIVE EACH THURSDAY, JULY 9 – AUGUST 13
The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce a free variety show featuring Broadway stars Terry Burrell (Ethel) and Courtenay Collins (The Prom). Burrell and Collins will alternate as hostess as they entertain audiences from home with songs, stories, special cocktails, and maybe a surprise guest or two. We’re Still Here: A Virtual Cabaret will be streamed live on the Alliance’s Facebook page and YouTube channel each Thursday at 7:00 p.m., July 9 – August 13.
“We always jump at any opportunity to share the incredible talents of Terry Burrell and Courtenay Collins with our audiences,” said Susan V. Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director. “Time spent virtually in this company, with their joy, candor, and perspective, is good for the soul!”
Beloved entertainer Terry Burrell has performed at the Alliance in productions including Angry, Raucous, and Shamelessly Gorgeous, Hospice + Pointing at the Moon, Ever After, Candide, The Women of Brewster Place, Jar the Floor, and Sophisticated Ladies. Her Broadway credits include Thoroughly Modern Millie, Three Penny Opera, Into the Woods, Dreamgirls, Honky Tonk Nights, and more. Her career also includes many Off-Broadway and regional productions, as well as jazz concerts, voiceover work, and commercials.
Courtenay Collins has a long and accomplished career as an actor and performer. In 2018, Collins made her Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated musical, The Prom, after starring in its Alliance Theatre world premiere in 2016. She has performed in regional and touring productions of Beauty and the Beast and The Phantom of the Opera, as well as Eating Raoul (Off-Broadway). At the Alliance, she has starred in The Geller Girls, Cinderella and Fella, Jacques Brel…, Into the Woods, Smart Cookie, Managing Maxine, and Love Jerry.
Audiences can visit www.alliancetheatre.org/virtual-cabaret for additional information and to register to receive “tune-in” reminders.
WE’RE STILL HERE: A VIRTUAL CABARET
Thursdays, July 9 – August 13, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.
Featuring Terry Burrell and Courtenay Collins
Following the format of the beloved one-woman holiday show Courtenay’s Cabaret: Home for the Holidays, Broadway stars Terry Burrell (Ethel) and Courtenay Collins (The Prom) will host live virtual get-togethers each week with songs, stories, special cocktails, and maybe a surprise guest or two. Learn more and register to receive “tune-in” reminders at www.alliancetheatre.org/virtual-cabaret.
ABOUT THE ALLIANCE THEATRE
Founded in 1968, the Alliance Theatre is the leading producing theater in the Southeast, reaching more than 165,000 patrons annually. Under the leadership of Susan V. Booth, Jennings Hertz Artistic Director, the Alliance received the Regional Theatre Tony Award® for sustained excellence in programming, education, and community engagement. In January 2019, the Alliance opened its new, state-of-the-art performance space, The Coca-Cola Stage at Alliance Theatre. Known for its high artistic standards and national role in creating significant theatrical works, the Alliance has premiered more than 116 productions including nine that have transferred to Broadway. The Alliance education department reaches 90,000 students annually through performances, classes, camps, and in-school initiatives designed to support teachers and enhance student learning. The Alliance Theatre values community, curiosity, collaboration, and excellence, and is dedicated to representing Atlanta’s diverse community with the stories we tell, the artists, staff, and leadership we employ, and audiences we serve. www.alliancetheatre.org
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