The evening begins at 7:00 p.m. with an elegant reception featuring music by a jazz ensemble led by saxophonist Larry Monroe, director of the center's popular American Songbook Series. The program begins at 8:00 p.m. in the Charles Mosesian Theater and includes an on-stage fifth anniversary celebration following the performance.
Tickets are $85 and include both pre- and post-receptions. To order, call 617 923-8487 or visit arsenalarts.org. The Arsenal Center for the Arts is located at 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA 02472.
Liz Callaway is known for her Broadway appearances, with starring turns in Cats (as Grizabella singing "Memory"), Miss Saigon, Baby (for which she received a Tony Award nomination), Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, and other shows. Other New York appearances include Hair in Concert, the legendary Follies in Concert at Lincoln Center and the off-Broadway musical The Spitfire Grill, for which she received a Drama Desk nomination.
Her voice can also be heard on the soundtracks of many Disney films, including Aladdin, Anastasia, Lion King II, and Beauty and the Beast. Boston audiences may remember her Emmy Award-winning performance on CBS TV's children's show Ready to Go.
Callaway often performs and records with her sister, acclaimed singer Ann Hampton Callaway, with past concert appearances at NYC's Rainbow and Stars, in Los Angeles and London. She sings on the theme song to The Nanny television show with (and written by) her sister.
She has appeared in concert throughout Europe and Asia, and in national engagements at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall, Hollywood Bowl, on the television special: In Performance at the White House, and on tour with the Boston Pops.
Callaway recently released her fourth solo album, Passage of Time, adding to her earlier CDs: The Beat Goes On, The Story Goes On, and Anywhere I Wander.