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Jane Krakowski, (from 30 Rock) headlines Festival Williamsburg Concert at Williamsburg Inn

Sunday, May 27, 2012 the Broadway spotlight is on Jane Krakowski, the Tony award-winning and Emmy-nominated star of NBC’s “30 Rock,” who will perform classic Broadway hits under the musical direction of Rob Fisher. Ms. Krakowski has appeared on Broadway in “Guys and Dolls,” “Grand Hotel,” “Company,” “Once upon a Mattress,” “Tartuffe” and “Starlight Express.” In 2003, she won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Carla opposite Antonio Banderas in the musical “Nine.” Tickets are $65 and $45 for reserved table seating at 5:30 and 8 p.m. in the Virginia Room of the Williamsburg Lodge.Sunday, May 27, 2012 the Broadway spotlight is on Jane Krakowski, the Tony award-winning and Emmy-nominated star of NBC’s “30 Rock,” who will perform classic Broadway hits under the musical direction of Rob Fisher. Ms. Krakowski has appeared on Broadway in “Guys and Dolls,” “Grand Hotel,” “Company,” “Once upon a Mattress,” “Tartuffe” and “Starlight Express.” In 2003, she won a Tony Award for her portrayal of Carla opposite Antonio Banderas in the musical “Nine.” Tickets are $65 and $45 for reserved table seating at 5:30 and 8 p.m. in the Virginia Room of the Williamsburg Lodge.

On Friday May 25 at 8 p.m., the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra brings the authentic Big Band sound to life. Dedicated to keeping the spirit of swing alive and thriving, the orchestra pays tribute to imagethe great composers and band leaders of the swing era: Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Pops Louie Armstrong, Benny Goodman, Lucky Millinder, Earl Fatha Hines, Billy Eckstine, Lionel Hampton and more. The New York Times calls their sound “potent music, tailor-made for dancing.”

 

  • Tickets are $35 and $45 for reserved table seating in the Virginia Room of the Williamsburg Lodge.
  • Saturday, May 26 at 8 p.m., the Virginia Symphony Orchestra under the direction of music director and conductor JoAnn Falletta, with symphony chorus director Robert Shoup directing 300 voices from Christopher Newport University Chamber Choir, the College of William and Mary choral program, Old Dominion University Concert Choir, the Richmond Symphony Chorus, the Virginia Children’s Chorus and the Virginia Wesleyan choral program in an unforgettable presentation of Gustav Mahler’s 8th Symphony. An orchestra of 100 and choruses of 300 join as one in the soaring glory of Mahler’s vision of divine redemption.
  • Tickets are $85, $67, $52, $42 and $20. William & Mary Hall.

    A Festival Williamsburg Hotel Package includes a choice of two or three nights lodging at the Williamsburg Lodge, transportation to William & Mary Hall for Mahler’s 8th Symphony, breakfast in the Lodge restaurant and choice of tickets to Festival Williamsburg events. For more information on the hotel package and special concert dining events, visit the special events page on www.colonialwilliamsburg.com . To book the hotel package, call 1-800-447-8679.

    Festival Williamsburg is presented with the City of Williamsburg and the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation and funded in part by the Williamsburg Area Arts Commission, the City of Williamsburg and James City County. The Virginia Symphony Orchestra is presented by the Virginia Arts Festival and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra. The production of Mahler’s 8th Symphony is made possible by a gift from David and Susan Goode.

    Tickets are available online at Ticketmaster.com or call 757-282-2822 or 1-800-982-2787.

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