"Me & Ella" A Musical Valentine to the First Lady of Song

Sat, 02/22/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm

Andrea Frierson

Broadway performer (The Lion King, Once on This Island, and others); writer; and jazz vocalist, Andrea Frierson, journeys back to her beginnings as a young singer enamored of Ella Fitzgerald, against a backdrop of New York City during the 1960s. Join host Robert Hammond and Andrea Frierson as they pay tribute to the first lady of song, Ella Fitzgerald.

ME & ELLA

Part memory play, part tribute to Ella, ME & ELLA is both a singer's coming of age story as well as a musical valentine to the First Lady of Song. The musical features favorites like "I've Got The World On A String," "I'm Beginning To See The Light," "A Tisket, A Tasket," "Goody, Goody," "I'm Old Fashioned," "Lady By Good," "I Got It Bad and That Ain't Good," "How High The Moon," and many more!

Directed by Tony Award winners (Jay Johnson: the Two and Only) Paul Kreppel & Murphy Cross, ME & ELLA makes its world premiere at Downstairs Cabaret (Winton Place). Performances now extended through March 2nd. Information available at www.downstairscabaret.org.   

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