The Music of The NightBy Kimberly Hawkey
The Swingaroos return to FST's Cabaret with an all-new show, The Music of the Night. With a touch of 30s and 40s flair and bold arrangements, The Swingaroos lend a spirited voice to the most-cherished American songs and personalities of the past century.
Offering their swingin'est versions of songs embraced by the worlds of theatre and jazz, this hit show overflows with hits by the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Rodgers & Hart, Kander & Ebb, and many more.
One of the most entertaining shows you will see
Nathan Yates Douglass
NATHAN YATES DOUGLASS is an actormusician based in New York City. He has appeared on stage in numerous theatrical productions throughout the country. His background in jazz, bass, and vocals stretches back to his studies and performances in Portland, Oregon, where he is originally from. For more information and original music, visit NathanYatesDouglass.com
DANIEL GLAUDE is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, and educator based in New York City. Glaude has performed with top New York ensembles at venues including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Birdland, The Blue Note, Gershwin Theater, and beyond. Glaude has performed with the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Ed Palermo Big Band, Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti, Dee Snider, Todd Rundgren, Kelli O’Hara, and many others.
ASSAF GLEIZNER Born and raised in Israel, Assaf has been working as a composer, Musical Director, and orchestrator in NYC and around the world. Assaf’s favorite credits include; Broadway: Stephen Schwartz 70th Birthday Concert - Featuring Hugh Jackman, Renee Fleming (Hudson Theater) Orchestrator; Arts For Autism - Featuring Kelli O’Hara, Julia Murney (Gershwin Theater) Orchestrator. Off-Broadway: Friends the Musical Parody (St Luke’s Theater) - Composer, Orchestrator; 90210! The Musical (Theater 80) - Composer, Orchestrator; Full House (Canada & Theater 80) - Musical Director, Orchestrator.
KIMBERLY HAWKEY is a singer, multi-instrumentalist, and bandleader based in the Catskill mountains of
New York State. Kimberly works with some of the top traditional jazz and swing bands in NYC, and has performed in well-known venues as both a soloist and collaborator. She is the recipient of the Johnny Mercer Award, the American Traditions Competition Gold Medal, and is a 2x winner of NYC’s Cabaret Showdown. Kimberly stays busy teaching music, writing musicals, and developing Elvanelle Music, a collective for American Song. She has two albums out as a Bandleader, including “Elvanelle & The Escape Act,” available on all major platforms. www.kimberlyhawkey.com @elvanellemusic
STEVE MORLEY has been playing piano since age 8 and trumpet since age 10. He graduated with a B.M. in Jazz Trumpet Performance from the University of Colorado and an M.M. in Jazz and Commercial Music from the University of Miami. He has studied with Greg Gisbert, Brad Goode, Jason Carder, and Brian Lynch.
URI ZELIG was born in Tel Aviv, to a musical family and a rich musical community. He started playing drums and piano at the age of 10, and only a few years later, started working professionally with some of the country’s greatest artists. Zelig moved to New York City in 2012 to pursue his musical education at The New School, where he graduated with honors. While in NYC, Zelig worked with Jazz legends George Cables, Bill Crow, Marion Cowings, and more. He is currently playing all over town and holds the lead drum chair in several Off-Broadway productions, while recording and composing original music.
Artistic Oversight | Catherine Randazzo
Music Director | Assaf Gleizner
Scenic Coordinator | Bruce Price
Lighting Designer | Caleb Woodring with Bruce Price
Sound Designer | Thomas Korp
Light and Sound Board Operator | Meg Grey