About An Evening with Barbara Cook
She’s one of today’s leading cabaret and concert performers, an acclaimed interpreter of famed composers like Stephen Sondheim. With her soaring soprano voice and sensitive attention to lyrics and musical storytelling, Barbara Cook is a true living legend. And now, you have the chance to see this two-time Grammy winner and Tony Award winner live and in person -- for one night only.
The star will bring her glorious concert, An Evening with Barbara Cook, to the Colden Auditorium at the Kupferberg Center for the Arts in Flushing, Queens, on Saturday, May 10, 2014, at 8pm.
A beloved star whose pure-toned voice is simply astonishing and whose warm stage presence has won over audiences all around the world, Cook began her career on Broadway, where she originated such memorable roles as Marian the Librarian in The Music Man. In recent years, she’s established herself as a world-class concert performer, appearing on such stages as Carnegie Hall and at Lincoln Center, and recording several award winning albums.
The New York Post cheers, “Barbara Cook sings… and you listen with a sense of gratitude, humanity, and even a touch of awe.” Don’t miss your chance to see this incredible performer in an intimate evening of song and story.
Approximately one hour and 30 minutes (one intermission).
Doors open one hour before showtime. The Kupferberg Café in the lobby offers light snacks and beverages before curtain goes up and during intermission.
Did you know?
During her early Broadway career, Barbara Cook is best known for creating such indelible roles as Cunegonde in Candide, Marian Paroo in The Music Man and Amalia Balash in She Loves Me.
Cook was awarded a Kennedy Center Honor in 2011.
If you love musical theater at its purest and finest, this is the evening for you. Barbara Cook is one of a kind, and her singing has long been known for its exquisite precision and subtle beauty.
Good for kids?
This is a sophisticated evening, so it will surely go over the younger ones’ heads. But teenaged kids (especially ones who’ve got the theater bug) will find much to enjoy.
Kupferberg Center for the Arts Location Information:
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, NY 11367-1597
E, F, G or R to 71st & Continental Avenue, then the Q64 bus to Kissena Blvd.; 7 to Main Street, Flushing, then the QQ25, Q25-34, Q34 or Q17 bus