- May 12, 2017
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Make your Mother’s Day gift easy and buy yourself and your loved ones tickets to a show FEATURING MY very own MOTHER and myself 🙂
THE BEST IS YET TO COME: The Female Songwriters from our American Songbook! A new show from Colleen Raye Productions that explores the trail blazing female songwriters from Tin Pan Alley and The Great American Songbook.
You’ll hear songs from Dorothy Fields – Sunny Side of The Street, I’m In The Mood For Love, Pick Yourself Up, Peggy Lee – He’s A Tramp, It’s A Good Day, Ruth Lowe – I’ll Never Smile Again, Ann Ronell – Willow Weep For Me, Billie Holiday – God Bless The Child, Betty Comden – Just In Time, Never Never Land and Carolyn Leigh – Young At Heart, Witchcraft.
Mother and daughter, Colleen Raye and Sophie Grimm, created and perform in the show, accompanied by local legend Beckie Menzie. Hear some history, have a few laughs and hear great music from the American Songbook, all to salute some of the First Ladies of Song.
COLLEEN RAYE tours across the country as a vocalist/entertainer in venues ranging from theaters and nightclubs to festivals and casinos. She performs pop, jazz, rock, show tunes, country and classical music. She has recorded several albums over the years (8 different CDs available). Not only a vocalist, Colleen Raye Productions creates theatrical shows she performs in, including; “The Girl Singers of The Hit Parade,” “A Musical Tribute to Patsy Cline,” “The Girl Singers Christmas Show,” “Belting Babes of Broadway.” “Sirens of The 60s,” “An Evening at The Cabaret” and “Sinatra and Company- Music From The Rat Pack Era.” Many of these productions have toured with Allied Concert Services and have been in several other theatrical venues across the country. Colleen continues to produce shows, freelance as a vocalist, teach vocal performance and write and record new music.
SOPHIE GRIMM is a Chicago-based vocalist and actor, originally hailing from Ellsworth, WI with her family, Colleen Raye, Trey, Jennifer, and Reed Grimm. Playing in Chicago houses, including Marriott Lincolnshire, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Drury Lane, The Paramount and Broadway In Chicago, she continues working mostly on the musical theatre stage, while singing throughout the area for private parties, as well as in religious settings, and of course, continues to sing with her family for GIRL SINGERS OF THE HIT PARADE. Teaching, healing, and assisting are all passions of Sophie, and she enjoys making each of them a part of daily life.
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