Lutcher presents A Band Called Honalee
If I Had A Hammer, Puff The Magic Dragon and Leaving On A Jet Plane are but some of the songs Lutcher patrons can look forward to hearing as they “take a walk down memory lane” with A Band Called Honalee – A Tribute to the Music of Peter, Paul & Mary and Friends.
Celebrating the folk movement of the 1960s, A Band Called Honalee is scheduled to perform on the Lutcher stageSaturday, Sept. 7, at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $25 for adults and $20 for students, and are available at www.lutcher.org or by calling the Lutcher Box Office at 886-5535.
Musically accomplished, interactive and energetic, the show allows audiences to enjoy Peter, Paul & Mary’s timeless music onstage once again, bringing together four gifted young artists whose passion and enthusiasm for folk music sparks an invigorating return to the era of it’s origin.
Sarah, Chris and Eli, along with upright bass player, Dennis, offer a fresh take on this music, enlivening it with today’s version of the same youthful energy that sparked the folk movement. Their inventive arrangements of Peter, Paul & Mary favorites honor the past, while bringing fresh appreciation to long-time Peter, Paul & Mary fans and new audiences alike.
The show also includes songs by Bob Dylan, Simon and Garfunkle, Pete Seeger, Joan Baez, Joni Mitchell, The Mamas And The Papas, The Weavers, Judy Collins, and other folk and folk/rock artists.
Set lists often include: If I Had a Hammer, Blowing In The Wind, Puff The Magic Dragon, Leaving On A Jet Plane, Early Morning Rain, 500 Miles, If I Had My Way, The Times They Are A’Changing, The Lemon Tree, I Dig Rock And Roll Music, Where Have All The Flowers Gone?, Don’t Think Twice It’s Alright, Both Sides Now, 59th Street Bridge, For Loving Me, The Wedding Song, Turn Turn Turn, Mr. Tambourine Man, California Dreamin’, M.T.A., This Land Is Your Land, Blackbird, The Great Mandala, Scarborough Fair, …and many others.
Sarah Randall Hunt (vocals) is an accomplished singer, actress, and budding ukulele player. She is originally from Kansas City, and now resides in New York City. She has toured nationally with TheaterWorks USA. Her favorite credits include The Colbert Report, Broadway Backwards 3 at the American Airlines Theatre, Gloria in Boeing Boeing, Susan in Ira Levin’s Veronica’s Room. Eight:
Chris Ware (vocals, guitar) is an actor, singer, and songwriter living in New York City’s East Village. Originally from Louisiana, Chris has played to packed houses nationwide, and he has performed in numerous musicals and plays in New York and regionally. You can hear Chris playing guitar on independent artist Hope Gilmore’s album Waking Up The Ruins, available on CD Baby and ITunes.
ELi Zoller (vocals, guitar) is an actor, guitarist, music director, orchestrator, teacher, and recording artist in New York City. Favorite theater includes The York Theatre’s Carmelina, the regional premiere of Happy Days, the musical where he starred as Arthur “Fonz” Fonzarelli and Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, in which he played and/or understudied every Cricket in the band, including the legendary Buddy Holly.
Dennis Michael Keefe (upright bass) possesses stage credits that include: Still Getting My Act Together (York Theatre),Golden Boy of the Blue Ridge (Prospect Theater; Dennis is extremely proud to have produced the Original Off-Bway Cast Album, available on his record label, Great White Wax), Cabaret (Nat’l Tour), I Love My Wife, The Full Monty, Dedication or the Stuff of Dreams, Forever Plaid, Plaid Tidings. Dennis has played Bass or Woodwinds for over 20 NYC shows, includingWith Glee (Off-Bway cast album to be released 2011). Dennis is the proud owner of Tumble Dry Music Recording and Rehearsal Studios (www.tumbledrymusic.com).
The Frances Ann Lutcher Theater for the Performing Arts is a Stark Cultural Venue and is located at 707 Main St.