The Downtown Cabaret Theater presents its brand new musical Decades in Concert: Spirit of the 60s. The production opens Friday, April 22 and runs through May 15 at Connecticut’s most historic Cabaret Theater. Downtown Cabaret in partnership with Family Entertainment Live presents this second installment of their original Decades in Concert series, Spirit of the Sixties.
After the enormous success of Sounds of the Seventies, this production transports the public to the 1960s to revisit the images and sounds of the era that changed EVERYTHING. Using music from some of the most prominent and influential artists of the 60s such as The Rolling Stones, The Who, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, The Band, Crosby Stills & Nash, Aretha Franklin and The Beatles and many more, Decades in Concert: Spirit of the Sixties chronicles America’s history and culture from JFK to the Apollo moon landing and everything in between. Led by a powerful cast, this spectacular music will immerse you in nostalgic multimedia and transport you to the decade that changed America and defined a generation.
The production is designed by Hugh Hallinan, written and organized by Phill Hill, choreographed by Jennifer Kaye and musically directed by Jeff Cubeta with costume design by Lesley Neilson-Bowman, Dressers: Krista Rocco and Thomas Gordon, Sound Design by Matt Feeney, and scene directed by Sarah Hooper. Hugh Hallinan serves as Executive Director/Producer alongside Artistic Director Phill Hill.
The cast features the talents of the beloved members of the DCT company behind the “Decades” series: Saige Bryan (Singer/Songwriter Saige Noelle, WC Knicks Singer @thesaigenoelle) Robert Peterpaul (CBS’ Bull, Newsies , The Art of Kindness Podcast @robpeterpaul), Mikayla Petrilla (SNL, Inventing Anna, The McKittrick Hotel @mikaylapetrilla), Everton Ricketts (SNL, Polar Express: Warner Bros @egricketts) and swing company Sean Davis.
The Downtown Cabaret Theater has been a staple of the New England theater scene for over 40 years. Guests love their unique “Bring Your Own Picnic” atmosphere and the unparalleled flair that emanates from it. Its history includes productions of popular Broadway musicals as well as the US premiere of Blood Brothers in 1988, Kelli O’Hara receiving her Equity Card in a production of Phantom, and an early production of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat in 1979 – before she appeared on Broadway. The Downtown Cabaret Theater currently offers a full season of main stage concerts and TYA shows, as well as a concert series and special events.
Decades in Concert: Spirit of the 60s opens Friday, April 22 and continues through Sunday, May 15. For tickets and more information, visit www.MyCabaret.org or call the box office Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., (203) 576-1636 Opt. 0. The Downtown Cabaret Theater is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization and is an accessible theater for people with disabilities.