Flat Rock Playhouse kicks off 2016 Music on the Rock series

Flat Rock Playhouse favorite Guy LeMonnier stars in “The Music of Barry Manilow” Feb. 11-14.

Flat Rock Playhouse favorite Guy LeMonnier stars in “The Music of Barry Manilow” Feb. 11-14.

Flat Rock Playhouse will launch its 2016 Music on the Rock concert series with “The Music of Barry Manilow” on Feb. 11 at the Playhouse Downtown. This highly requested tribute will feature such hits as “Mandy,” “Copacabana,” “I Write the Songs,” “Looks Like We Made It” and “Can’t Smile Without You.”

Flat Rock Playhouse regular Guy LeMonnier (Celtic Christmas, Music of the Night) returns to star in this musical celebration of one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time, backed by the Flat Rock Chorus under the direction of Diane David.

 

LeMonnier is a New York-based actor and singer hailing from Grand Rapids, Mich. He is most widely known as an original member of the Trans-Siberian Orchestra with whom he has toured the globe garnering an impressive following of fans.

 

Alex Shields is the music director for “The Music of Barry Manilow” and will also play the keyboard with Paul Babelay on drums, Charles Holland on bass, David Gaines on synthesizer and Music on the Rock favorite Ryan Guerra on guitar.

 

“The Music of Barry Manilow” will run from Feb. 11 – 14 at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown. Evening performances will be Thursday at 7:30 p.m., and Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Matinee perfomances will be Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Playhouse Box Office at 828-693-0731, toll-free at 866-732-8008 or online at www.flatrockplayhouse.org. The Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown is located at 125 South Main Street in Hendersonville, N.C.


-Submitted by Dana Whitlock

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