Get ‘In The Mood’ for Big Band revue

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March 5, 2010 - 12:00 AM

Saturday’s Bowlus Fine Arts Center musical revue is certain to have its audience members “In The Mood” for the big-band sounds of yesteryear.
“In The Mood” is a swing dance revue featuring music from the likes of Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Erskine Hawkins, Frank Sinatra and other greats of the 1940s.
A company of 22 dancers and singers will perform with the String of Pearls big band orchestra featuring authentic arrangements, costumes and choreography.
The group’s origins date to 1993 when vocal groups and soloists were invited by the National Archives in Washington, D.C., to perform for  the 50th anniversary of World War II. The group was so popular that performances were twice extended for extra shows.
The demand continued to grow.
“In The Mood,” in affiliation with the United Service Organization, began touring a year later. Since then, “In The Mood” has performed across the country and in Europe.
Tickets are available for $17 for orchestra seating and $15 for balcony. Student tickets are half price.

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