Players of Utica hosts ‘An Evening of Song’

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UTICA — Players of Utica will present “Singers...Songs...Stories — An Evening of Song” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14, 15 and 16 at Players Theatre located at 1108 State St.

The production is a celebration of popular music that promises to please audiences of any age. The singers are eight local performers, Caitlin Deary Fenton, Tim Huey, Bonnie Hibbard, John Krause, Hana Meyers, Linda Potts, Linda LaPorte Stoodley and Richard K. Stoodley.

They bring a variety of musical styles to the stage. Their selected songs cover a wide range of popular music including jazz, country western, standards, and contemporary pop.

The stories are shared at various moments in the show to offer insights into why the songs were chosen and the ways music has inspired their lives. The production is conceived and directed by Daniel Fusillo with John Krause as music director and accompanist with Bonnie Hibbard on the second keyboard.

Tickets are $15 and may be purchased at playersofutica.org or by calling 315-724-7624. The production is sponsored by New Hartford Eye Associates. Seating is limited.

“It is important to Players of Utica to keep both the performers and patrons safe,” organizers said.

“Note that all performers have been vaccinated. Attendees of the musical event will be required to wear a mask while in the theatre and will be asked to provide proof of vaccination. Those who have not been vaccinated will need to provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within the three days prior to the day of attendance.”

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