With a five-octave range going from bass-baritone to countertenor, Michael Peer has a beautiful, powerful voice. His grandfather, a renowned opera singer, discovered his talent when he was only six years old and declared him a major talent. Michael proved him correct and went on to perform at many prestigious opera houses across the country including the Opera Colorado, Queens College Opera and Long Island Opera, also performing with the Israeli Opera. His career includes musical theater as well where he had an outstanding role in Phantom of the Opera and also performed at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center in New York City.
With a dynamic stage presence and a larger-than-life personality, Cherrill Rae can belt out a ballad as well as perform a feisty novelty number or a spicy Latin tune. She began her career with her husband as part of the singing team called The Raes. The duo had a hit single in Canada with a remake of Que Será, Será that was performed with a percussive Latin beat and killer vocals and climbed to the number one spot on the Canadian Top 40, they also starred in their own television show. She has since become a solo performer appearing on such shows as Jay Leno, Johnny Carson, American Bandstand and Soul Train. Traveling all over the world, she has performed in every major venue and in September of 2019 she was inducted into the Legends Of Vinyl Hall Of Fame.
Opening for Cherrill is the extraordinary cimbalom player, Gyorgy Lakotos. Born in Hungary to a famous musical family, Gyorgy was only six years old when his father gave him his first cimbalom and the rest became history. He has performed all over the world in the best hotels as well as in several movies, television shows and concerts.
With his amazing voice and terrific stage presence, Johnny T performs the enduring classics of the great American songbook, favorites from the ‘50s and ‘60s as well as Motown. Projecting a video of music’s most famous performers, he makes you feel as though you are seeing and hearing artists like Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin, Paul Anka and Frankie Valli. The New York Times is quoted as saying “It’s a unique experience to watch and listen to Johnny sound like the originals and the Las Vegas Sun said “It was as if you were listening to the original artist”.
Frank Wilson & The Motown-Philly Experience brings you an evening of fantastic vocals and terrific dance routines. Their repertoire includes music from the fabulous fifties from such entertainers as The Drifters, The Five Satins and Little Anthony. Then it’s on to Motown with music from the Four Tops, The Temptations and Smokey Robinson. Next it’s the sounds of Philly with songs from The Spinners, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, Lou Rawls and The Stylistics and as if that isn’t enough, they present dance music from the ‘70s to the present!
Award-winning actress and international soloist, Shelley Keelor’s prolific career includes performances in such musicals as Kinky Boots at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Memphis The Musical, Priscilla Queen of the Desert and Sweeny Todd. Among her national credits are lead roles in Pump Boys and Dinettes, Cabaret, Waist Watchers, Kiss Me Kate, The Music Man and Beauty and the Beast. As if that wasn’t enough, she is the company manager and cast member of The Victory Dolls, an Andrew Sisters-inspired group and is also the lead vocalist for the big band, Jordan Thomas Odyssey.
Opening for Shelley is the exceptional pianist, Gary Clark. Being blessed with a ‘composer’s ear’ and arranger’s imagination, Gary’s musicality is remarkable. He has recorded and produced five solo piano albums which include songs from The Great American Songbook, Broadway musicals and great film scores. Music reviewer Kathy Parsons said, “There has always been something very infectious and joyful about Gary Clark’s arrangements of pop music standards, film and theater music”.
Known for his splendid showmanship and magnificent voice, Andrea Garofalo is an award-winning Italian operatic tenor from Canada. At one time he performed with The Sistine Chapel Choir at the Vatican in Rome where he earned the title of ‘The Golden Voice’. He has performed his Pop to Opera© production worldwide where he highlights a variety of musical styles including pop, folk, Broadway and of course, opera. In addition, Andrea sings in Italian, Spanish, Latin, French, English, Hebrew and even Yiddish, performing the romantic tunes of famous crooners.
Don Stansfield’s powerful and romantic tenor/baritone voice will transport you back in time to the favorite hits of the golden entertainment eras – the ‘40s through the ‘70s as well as Broadway musical theater and songs written by the greatest composers of the twentieth century. Don studied musical theater, acting, speech and dance at the American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City. He has performed in New York City, Boston and in regional theater. Since moving to Florida in 2002, he has become actively involved in South Florida theater, appearing as Odysseus in the musical, Rock Odyssey at the Adrienne Arsht Center. He also sang and danced with the Original Florida Follies for the last two seasons.
Gerry Williams is a talented vocalist, keyboardist, percussionist, vibraphonist and lead for the Gerry Williams Trio. With Gerry’s talent on the keys, the trio performs a show that is a cross between funk, soul and R&B, producing a unique mixture of songs interlaced with theatrics and improvisation. Get set to listen to music from the ‘60s to the present by such well-known groups as Earth, Wind & Fire, Stevie Wonder, The Jackson 5, Steely Dan, Huey Lewis, Hal & Oates and Prince.
Performed with spectacular voices, Two On The Aisle is a loving tribute to some of the magical moments in Broadway’s past and present. The show features songs such as Almost Like Being In Love from Brigadoon, Don’t Rain On My Parade from Funny Girl, All That Jazz from Chicago, If I loved You from Carousel, Luck Be A Lady from Guys and Dolls and Come to the Cabaret from Cabaret. John Lariviere has a charming stage persona as well as a stunning voice and specializes in music from Broadway and the great American songbook. With her spectacular voice, Melissa Jacobson has performed throughout the United States, Canada and the Middle East and is a much sought-after cabaret and concert artist.
As a seasoned and versatile singer, Jody Ebling has worked all over the world. She has the gift of a fluid voice which allows her to easily belt out a Broadway show tune, sing an Italian aria, rattle off the many lyrics of an intricate comedy song or gently interpret a tune from the great American songbook. Jody has worked in all the top clubs in Boston and New York City as well as having performed regularly in London at the famous Friends Restaurant owned by Sir Elton John. She has toured Florida and New England extensively in her one-woman show, Broadway Baby and was a guest soloist with both the Coral Springs Pops Orchestra and the Hollywood Beach Pops Orchestra.
Opening for Jody is comedic magician, Tony Albano. Tony transforms any stage he performs on into a whirlwind of fun and mystery with a high-energy magic show where he mixes magic with humor. He has opened for such famous acts as The Drifters, Journey, Charo, Tommy Tune and Billy Ray Cyrus.