One Night in Frogtown (Una noche en villa ranas)

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One Night in Frogtown (Una noche en villa ranas)

Nuestro Canto
Monday, September 21, 2015 at 6:30PM
MUSIC AND THEATRE
Spanish | English

Tickets: adults $12 advance, $15 door
Youth under 15, students, veterans $ 8 advance; $10 door
Family of 4 advance $35

part of the La Luna Nueva Festival

FROGTOWN celebrates "Diversity through Music!" in this award-winning all-ages show. Part theatre, part dance party concert, FROGTOWN follows a saxophone-playing tadpole on a musical journey through blues, funk, soul and pop by Emmy-Winning Writer/Composer Philip Pelletier. Featured on THE GRAMMYS, FROGTOWN has won 2 National Gold Awards and received rave national reviews.


Pepe Raphael – Narrator / Vocals
Pepe successfully blends dance, opera and musical theatre to deliver a fresh and innovative performance. Born in Madrid, Spain, Pepe began his career with the National Ballet of Spain. He then worked with Ballet Liceo of Barcelona and upon moving to the US, danced with Ballet Hispanico of New York, Princeton Ballet, Pennsylvania Ballet and, most recently, Oregon Ballet Theatre. Pepe has performed leading roles in Evita with Music Theatre of Oregon and in West Side Story with the Musical Theatre Company and with The Portland Opera. Pepe has also appeared in several major motion pictures, television movies, and has been a featured stand-up comedian. Pepe has sung in Madrid, Paris, and Las Vegas, including appearances with Pink Martini at the Cannes Film Festival and with the Oregon Symphony. http://www.bottleblondes.com/band.htm

Andy Stokes – Lead Vocals
Andy’s soulful talent and exciting stage presence are legendary. He has performed with Esperanza Spalding, Tower of Power, Chicago, Michael Bolton, George Clinton, Temptations, Stylistics, Curtis Salgado, Linda Hornbuckle, and many others. A recent inductee into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame, Andy Stokes has recorded with A&M Records, Warner Brothers Records, toured Japan, and enjoyed a solo career. His recording of the song “Test of Time” made the Top 10 on the Billboard charts. Additionally, he was voice for one of the famous California Raisin characters, developed at Will Vinton Studios. Andy continues to perform his unique soulful music throughout the US and beyond. http://www.andystokesmusic.com

Heather Christie – Vocals
Heather Christie was born singing to a family of musicians in the Pacific Northwest. As a baby she attended her dad’s rock shows under her mother’s poncho. Early on she began playing in bluegrass jams, country & western tunes, gospel sing-alongs & radio theater. After a major stint of spinning seventies vinyl in her early teens, she borrowed her mom’s 1940’s Martin guitar & started writing music. With nuances of Bonnie Raitt, Rickie Lee Jones & Joni Mitchell, Heather has written and produced three albums of her own. A Lilith Fair Finalist, Heather has shared the stage and recorded with A-List talents like Curtis Salgado, Linda Hornbuckle, Fred Eaglesmith, Tracy Grammer & Andy Stokes. https://heatherchristiemusic.bandcamp.com/album/love-road-studio-album

Andy Warr – Saxophonist
Andy plays and records for major network and cable television programs, feature films, and blockbuster video games. His sax playing has appeared on many of Oprah Winfrey’s Harpo Productions and OWN programs, including The Oprah Winfrey Show, Rosie, Nate Berkus, and The Dr. Oz Show. Andy has recorded & performed with a long list of world-class musicians, and currently tours the country with FROGTOWN. http://andywarr.com

Philip Pelletier – Vocals / Writer / Composer
FROGTOWN is the latest creation from Emmy Award-winning Writer/Director/Producer Philip Pelletier. He is the founder of One World Musical Books, an Oregon company dedicated to creating Socially Conscious Entertainment for all ages. Philip has written, composed and directed projects for film & TV studios like Disney, Pixar, and Amblin’ Entertainment. Pelletier enjoys collaborating with all kinds of talented folks, from the LA Philharmonic Orchestra to the Willie Nelson Band. His productions have been Official Selections in over 75 festivals world-wide, broadcast on Bravo, IFC, FX & MTV, and

More Info:www.frogtowncentral.com

Venue

Milagro Theatre
525 SE Stark St
Portland, OR 97214 United States
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Phone:
503.236.7253
Website:
http://milagro.org