Silk Road Cabaret: Broadway Sings the Silk Road
October 21 - November 01, 2009
A World Premiere
Conceived and Curated by Jamil Khoury
Directed by Elizabeth Margolius
Musical Direction by Gary Powell
Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St., Chicago
Silk Road Cabaret: Broadway Sings the Silk Road features songs from popular Broadway musicals set along the Silk Road – from Pacific Overtures to Two Gentlemen of Verona to Jesus Christ Superstar to The King and I to Zorba to Miss Saigon, and many more in between. This bold and harmonious East-West interplay blends music with personal stories and showcases performers of diverse backgrounds as they claim, reclaim, subvert, and poke un at a host of old favorites from the Broadway repertoire.!