An Evening of Great American Music
Broadway at the turn of the last century was a place for the people, full of hope. Oscar Hammerstein, born in Germany came to the US at 23 and made his fortune in the tobacco industry. He was the founder of a family who achieved fame in the theater. His grandson Oscar Hammerstein II became a well known lyricist and his protege would be Stephen Sondheim. Theater wasthe place of dreams and Grandaddy Hammerstein said...'If you don't have a dream, how are you going to have a dream come true?" I dared to dream....I packed my suitcase, and headed east to the big Apple!
Jeralyn Glass is a celebrated soprano on the opera and concert stages of the world. Praised as an artist with "Glamour and Style" by Opera Magazine, London, she is known in Europe as a “Mozart singer of the highest caliber”. Ms. Glass began her career in New York on Broadway in the 25th anniversary revival of My Fair Lady with Rex Harrison. The Golden Years of Broadway celebrates the genius of our unique and utterly American musical history through song and story. You will be transported to another era as Jeralyn sings fabulous music, tells stories and makes you laugh and cry. This performance can be booked as a full evening or excerpts tailored to your event. Browse the videos on this page to see a recent sold out show.
The musical Ragtime was hailed in 1998 as the new Porgy and Bess, reminiscent of Showboat in its scope. Summertime a lullaby of Light, Your Daddy’s Son, a lullaby of darkness
Two days before the 2016 election day, the evening"s concert closes with our country's beloved "God Bless America" by the Father of American Popular song, composer, Irving Berlin.