Tuesday, September 16, 2008

She Loves You Opening in Philadelphia!

SHE LOVES YOU!
ARRIVES IN PHILADELPHIA ON SEPT. 24!!

MUSICAL CELEBRATION WILL FEATURE
FORMER BEATLEMANIA CAST MEMBERS

Producer Rick Belzer A Philly Native!

(Philadelphia – Sept. 3, 2008) SHE LOVES YOU!, a concert and multi-media experience recreating the music of The Beatles -- performed live by former Beatlemania band members -- will make its Philadelphia premiere in the intimately distinctive setting of the Society Hill Playhouse (507 S. 8th Street, Philadelphia) beginning September 24 for a limited 10-week engagement.

Tickets at $45 are on sale now and available by calling 215-923-0210, online at www.comcasttix.com, or visiting the Society Hill Playhouse box office, 507 S. 8th Street (open Monday – Friday 11:00 am – 5:30 pm). Groups of 15 or more will receive discounts by calling 1-888-4-SHE-LOVES. Performances include: Wednesday & Thursday evenings at 7:30 pm; Friday & Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm; matinees on Saturdays & Sundays at 3:00 pm.

SHE LOVES YOU! will take audiences back to the sights and sounds of the era of love, revolution, and music of the 1960’s. The live musical performance by band members includes a repertoire of 30 of the Fab Four’s greatest hits, along with an audio and visual multi-media retrospective of America during the 60’s era showing classic television footage, vintage newsreels clips, retro commercials and bits from variety shows….a truly nostalgic retrospective that is sure to conjure up great memories. Audiences are encouraged to dress in their best ‘60’s attire for every performance!
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She Loves You! Producer Rick Belzer, born in Philadelphia and raised in the Bucks County area, is a former Broadway lighting designer who worked on Tony Award-winning Broadway musicals with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice including ‘Cats,’ ‘Evita,’ ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’ and ‘Starlight Express.’ Belzer was the executive producer and artistic director of the Candlewood Playhouse in Fairfield, CT for 10 years, producing over 80 full-scale musicals.

Band members include former Beatlemania cast members David Leon (John) and Alan LeBoeuf (Paul), along with John Brosnan (George) and Carmine Grippo (Ringo).

Alan LeBoeuf as "Paul " (Bass Guitar and Vocals)
From Warren, NJ, Alan attended Rutgers University before pursuing a career in entertainment. Alan's 1st major break was landing the role of 'Paul McCartney' in Broadway's 'Beatlemania'. After 2 years on Broadway, Alan moved to Nashville to form 'Baillie and The Boys,' that signed with RCA and had 7 straight top ten hits on the country charts. After 2 successful albums, Alan left the band to tour with 'Legends in Concert' and 'Beatlemania'. Alan also performed at EPCOT, Walt Disney World with 'The British Invasion' for 4 years.

David Leon as "John" (Guitar and Vocals)
After graduating UCLA with a degree in film production, David starred in the Broadway and motion picture production of "Beatlemania", also playing his home town of Los Angeles at the Pantages and Shubert Theater. His band "Helmet Boy" recorded an album for Electra Records. He has also performed with such well known artists as: The Rembrandts, Rick Springfield, Mitch Ryder, Badfinger, Peter Noone and Herman's Hermits, The Box Tops and Tiny Tim. David writes screenplays and has optioned two that are in production.

John Brosnan as "George" (Lead guitar and Vocals)
John is a songwriter & musician and lives in London. He grew up in Melbourne & studied classical piano & theory at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music. He was a member of 'Niki Phillips & The Corporation' who had the Top 10 hit 'Something About You'. He moved to London in 1992 and worked with Alex Smith (Moving Pictures) Malcolm Foster (Pretenders, Simple Minds) & Andy Thomson (Elton John, Meatloaf, Dire Straits) signed to Polygram. He lived in America from 1995 to 1997 where his band, signed to Sony in New York and scored a Billboard Top 100 hit 'Something is Wrong'.

Carmine Grippo as "Ringo" (Drums)
Born in New Haven, CT and now residing in Los Angeles, CA, Actor/Musician Carmine Grippo has appeared on television and in motion pictures such as the "Tom Arnold Show", "Evening Shade", "Wayne’s World II", and "The Last Man Standing". In mid-1994 he joined "The Moptops" and has since appeared on numerous television programs such as NBC's "Dark Skies" as Ringo Starr. Television credits include the Evening Shade, Cheers, Tom Arnold Show, Dark Skies, Beverly Hills 90210, and The Tonight Show. Film credits include the Waynes World 2, Last Man Standing, and Independence Day

For additional information visit: www.shelovesyouyeahyeahyeah.com.

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Blogger Oliver said...

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September 16, 2008 at 4:53 PM  

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