Jazz lovers will want to come to see The Lady Lyricists: Queens of Tin Pan Alley at the Moraine Valley Community College Theater September 18, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Inn Suites Midway Hotel!
The Lady Lyricists: Queens of Tin Pan Alley features noted Chicago jazz vocalist Elaine Dame in a salute to Dorothy Fields, Carolyn Leigh, and Betty Comden.
Dorothy Fields’ hit songs include “The Way You Look Tonight,” “I’m in the Mood for Love,” and “On the Sunny Side of the Street.” She co-wrote four hundred songs, fifteen musicals and twenty-six movies. Carolyn Leigh, with her partner Cy Coleman, wrote “Witchcraft,” “The Best is Yet to Come,” and “Young at Heart.” Betty Comden and her partner Adolph Green wrote the classic movie “Singin’ in the Rain,” as well as other smash hit films such as “On The Town” and “The Band Wagon.” The duo won six Tony Awards.
Elaine Dame is well known for her appearances at New York’s legendary The Rainbow Room. Her debut album “Comes Love” was received with wide critical acclaim.
“Dame has quietly risen to the top rank of Chicago jazz singers.” Neil Tesser, “Playboy Guide to Jazz.”
The Moraine Valley Community College’s John and Angeline Oremus Theater is located at 9000 West College Parkway in Palos Hills. For tickets, go online to http://sa1.seatadvisor.com/sabo/servlets/EventSearch?presenter=MVCC&event=DAME.
The Best Western Inn Suites Midway Hotel, just minutes away from the Moraine Valley Community College Theater, offers affordable guest rooms, free breakfast, an indoor swimming pool, hot tub and a fitness center. Special AAA rates are available. Call the property direct at (708) 497-3000.