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Broadway at the Uptown in Grand Prairie March 2
Posted Date: 2/12/2013 3:45 PM

NEWS RELEASE February 12, 2013

CONTACT: Brent Skiles 972-237-8272, bskiles@gptx.org

 

TEXAS FAMILY MUSICALS PRESENTS BROADWAY AT THE UPTOWN


GRAND PRAIRIE—Theater goers will experience some of Broadway’s greatest music at Texas Family Musicals’ concert, Broadway at the Uptown on Saturday, March 2 at 8 p.m. at Grand Prairie’s Uptown Theater, 120 E. Main St.

Top Broadway stars Marie Danvers and Rob Gallagher will perform musical numbers from Phantom of the Opera, The Fantasticks, South Pacific, Le Miserables and Rebecca. Gallagher starred as Javert in Les Miserables on Broadway for more than three years and later starred as Emile Debeque in South Pacific. He is scheduled to star in Rebecca, which opens on Broadway in a few months. Danvers starred as Christine in The Phantom of the Opera on Broadway for two years and the national and European tours for another year. Prior to this, she was Luisa in The Fantasticks. Danvers and Gallagher are alumnae of the Texas Family Musicals and reside in New York with their 12-year-old daughter.

Tickets are $28, $35 and $40 and can be purchased at www.uptowntheatergp.com (click on the "Texas Family Musicals" at the top of the home page) or call 972-237-8786. For 2013 Texas Family Musical season tickets, call 972-905-4555.

TFM is a non-profit organization with the mission of producing quality family-friendly Broadway-style musicals while helping launch careers of young professionals in musical theater. Everyone involved with TFM is actively pursuing a career in theater.