Posted on July 1, 2019 at 10:44 pm
Paul Mow had a dream of building a theater in the newly-revitalized Arts District of Benton Harbor/St. Joseph, Michigan, and as usual for Paul, he pushed and pushed and made it come true. I was lucky enough to be the main attraction at the Grand Opening Party for the wonderful new Ghostlight Theatre, joined by a whole passel of fantastic local talent (including Paul himself). It was a particular joy being able to sing “Invisible” on Pride Weekend with so many fabulous and spirited LGBTQ+ folks and allies. I loved being present at the birth of this gorgeous new space, and I’m thrilled that the first show they presented was The Bridges of Madison County. (I was so thrilled with the Bridges cellist, Earle Perez, that I asked him to play with me for the whole concert – that was some intense sight-reading but he killed it!) Welcome to the world, Ghostlight Theatre – be happy, be healthy, long life! We’re all rooting for you!
Hope from How We React and How We Recover (2018)
I Love Betsy from Honeymoon In Vegas (2014)
Hallowed Ground from How We React and How We Recover (2018)
Opening: The New World from Songs for a New World (1995), featuring Micah Brooks, Zach Meyers, Carina Kanzler and Fafa Shaeffer
The Old Red Hills of Home from Parade (1998), featuring Leo Carmody
All The Wasted Time from Parade (1998), featuring Paul Mow and Alyson Snyder
Almost Real from The Bridges of Madison County (2014), featuring Elizabeth Pacheco Rose
It All Fades Away from The Bridges of Madison County (2014), featuring Branch Fields
Fifty Years Long from How We React and How We Recover (2018)
Invisible from How We React and How We Recover (2018)
Wait ‘Til You See What’s Next from How We React and How We Recover (2018)
All Things In Time from How We React and How We Recover
Jason Robert Brown: piano and vocals
Earle Perez: cello
What a great talent—actually group of talents! JRB is amazing—so wonderful to meet him.
Heard from a reliable “source” You were a lovely person. Thank you for sharing. The music we heard via recordings was wonderful.
It was an amazing night. Thank you for sharing your talent with our community.
It was wonderful!
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