WINONA, Minn. — The Saint Mary’s Theatre and Dance department will present “A Grand Night for Singing” Thursday through Sunday, March 22-25, in the Page Theatre on the Winona Campus. Thursday, Friday, and Saturday performances are at 7:30 p.m.; Sunday’s is at 3 p.m.
Opening the 1994 Broadway season with flair and distinction, “A Grand Night for Singing” garnered enthusiastic notices and earned two Tony nominations, including Best Musical. This charming revue features innovative musical arrangements, including a sultry version of I’m Gonna Wash That Man Right Outa My Hair, a swingin’ interpretation of Honeybun, and a jazzy rendition of Kansas City, leaving no question about how terrifically up-to-date the beloved songs remain.
Taste and imagination, the two key ingredients for a first-rate revue, abound in this entertaining take which features the music and lyrics of Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II. Conceived by Walter Robbie, “A Grand Night for Singing” also includes musical arrangements by Fred Wells.
This Page Theatre production is directed by Judy Myers, M.F.A., choreographed by Christine Martin, and includes musical direction by Ian Schultz.
Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and seniors. They can be purchased online at pagetheatre.org or by calling 507-457-1715.