New Jersey Stage

Thursday, June 20, 2013

CAPE MAY STAGE PRESENTS STAGE AND SCREEN STAR, RON RAINES, "THE GREAT LOVE OF BROADWAY"

(Cape May, NJ) -- Cape May Stage, South Jersey's premiere Equity theatre, is bursting with delight as they welcome stage and screen star, Ron Raines, as he performs in his one-man show The Great Love of Broadway. Join Mr. Raines as he charms the audience with renowned songs on Monday, July 8 at 8 p.m.

Perhaps best known for his role of Alan Spaulding on the long-running CBS soap opera Guiding Light, Tony, Emmy and Soap Opera Digest Award-nominee, Ron Raines has also had a long and outstanding international career that spans the worlds of musical theater, opera, cabaret, classical music, and television.
In The Great Love of Broadway, he will be joined by legendary Tony Award-winning Broadway Musical Director, Don Pippin (Oliver!, Mame, and A Chorus Line). Their repertoire will include a number of renowned Broadway favorites, as well as a selection of songs from Raines' latest album, Celebrating the American Spirit.

Raines appeared on Broadway in Show Boat and Chicago, and has also played in South Pacific, Guys and Dolls, The King and I, and Man of La Mancha, just to name a few.

He is also a well-respected concert performer who has had the privilege of being on the same stage with the Royal Philharmonic, Boston Pops, Columbus Symphony Orchestra, among others. Additionally, he has had the honor of singing for two former First Ladies, Nancy Reagan and Lady Bird Johnson.
The Great Love of Broadway is part of Cape May Stage's acclaimed Second Stage Series. This completely entertaining cabaret show will run Monday, August 5 at 8 p.m. at the Robert Shackleton Playhouse at the corner of Bank & Lafayette Streets in downtown Cape May. Tickets are $50 and include an after party at the Wine Bar at the Washington Inn, Cape May's hip, relaxing, contemporary meeting place at the corner of Washington and Jefferson Streets. You'll have a chance to mingle with the stars, while enjoying delicious complimentary finger foods and a well-stocked cash bar. Call (609) 770-8311 for reservations and information or visit the theatre's website, www.capemaystage.org .