Tune, Callaways slate concerts at Barrington Stage Company


PITTSFIELD -- Tony Award-winner Tommy Tune leads off Barrington Stage Company’s Summer Concert Series with "Taps, Tunes, and Tall Tales," 8 p.m. July 28 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage.

The series also will present the return of Tony Award nominees Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway in the Berkshire debut of their new show "Here Come the Callaways," Aug. 11, also in the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage, 30 Union St.

Tickets for both events go on sale to the general public 10 a.m. Monday.

"Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales" features Tune dancing, singing and tale-telling through 50 years of big-time showmanship.

Tune is a nine-time Tony Award winner for his work on "Seesaw," "A Day in Holly-
wood/A Night in the Ukraine," "Nine," "My One and Only," "Grand Hotel" and "The Will Rogers Follies." In addition, he has been awarded eight Drama Desk Awards, three Astaire Awards and the Society of Directors and Choreographers’ George Abbott Award for Lifetime Achievement. He was honored with The Helen Hayes Tribute in 2011.

Tune is the recipient of the National Medal of Arts, the highest honor for artistic achievement given by the president of the United States. For the past four years Tune has been touring in his musical memoir "Steps in Time: A Broadway Biography in Song and Dance."

Following their SRO debut at Mr. Finn’s Cabaret last summer in "Sibling Revelry," Tony-nominated sisters Liz Callaway and Ann Hampton Callaway will headline in a brand new show featuring songs from Broadway, pop, and jazz.

Complete ticket information will be available by phone at (413) 236-8888; online at barringtonstageco.org; or in person at Barrington Stage’s box office at 30 Union St.


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