The Life and Music of Rodgers & Hammerstein:
Broadway's Genius Team
Herbert Keyser and Bett Butler
EVENT DESCRIPTION: In the mid-1940's, After many years of what appeared to be the end of an early illustrious career for Oscar Hammerstein II, he joined up with Richard Rodgers and completely re-invented himself. The result was an amazing period of two decades of glorious success. However, behind their fame was a much darker story. In this one time, very special performance, Dr. Herb Keyser and Bett Butler present Rodgers' and Hammerstein's life stories through commentary and unforgettable music and video clips. Bett has an extraordinary performing style and talent, and Herb has a narrative style all his own. At the end of the performance, attendees are invited to meet Butler and Keyser at a signing of Keyser's latest book and Butler's CD's.
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Dr. Herb Keyser, obstetrician-gynecologist, is the author of five books, the latest being Geniuses of the American Musical Theatre. He has made many appearances on Nightline with Ted Koppel, the Regis Philbin Show, CNN, HBO, and on many television and radio shows, both network and regional. For the past eight years, he has performed at sea on cruise lines, presenting stories of the life and music of Broadway geniuses. Keyser, along with Bett Butler, has appeared in many sold-out performances in New York, Texas and Florida.
Bett Butler is recognized as the premier piano/jazz vocalist in San Antonio, Texas. She is a pianist, recording artist and composer of high renown, and has received several national and international awards for her compositions. Her latest album, American Sampler, went to the top of the iTunes American Songbook list immediately after release. Bett has also received the designations of "Artist of the Month" and a "Woman of Influence" from cultural organizations and the City of San Antonio.
||7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
||Thursday, November 21, 2013
||Barry and Florence Friedberg Auditorium, Boca Raton Campus
||Member advance registration - $25 per event
$60 for any combination of three events
$100 for any combination of six events
Door price member/non-member - $30