For the next two weekends, the Downtown Cabaret Theatre in Bridgeport is lighting up the skyline with super shows for your enjoyment: Barbra and Frank and then ABBA, both tribute shows of the highest caliber.As musical talents in the stratosphere, it doesn’t get much better than the sultry Miss Streisand and 'Ol Blue Eyes himself. What might have occurred
if Barbra Streisand and Frank Sinatra ever performed in concert together, on the same stage , on the same night. Unfortunately it never happened in the past. But if it did, it might be billed as "The Concert That Never Was!" and the Bridgeport Downtown Cabaret is making it happen.
Hang on to your bobby socks as Sharon Owens as the magical Barbra and Sebastian Anzaldo as the inimitable Frank take the stage for two performances only, Saturday, June 10 at 5:00 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. For tickets ($65), call the Downtown Cabaret, Golden Hill Street, Bridgeport at 203-576-1636, option 0 or online at www.mycabaret.org.
These artists will pay tribute and give homage with all the memorable music that highlights their careers. Sharon Owens has a legion of fans since winning as Barbra on the television show "Performing As..." while Sebastian Anzaldo learned early on in life that he has a unique ability to "do Frank." With his band "Wild Life," he has earned the title of being one of the best "Sinatra interpreters" in the country.
Called vintage Las Vegas when they put on their star power show, this dynamic duo will croon all the tunes they pushed to the top of the Hit Parade. Among the songs you may hear might be "The Way We Were," "Smile," "You Don't Bring MeFlowers," "That's Life, "I've Got the World on a String" and "Somewhere," and many more.Just one week later the tribute band to ABBA, Dancing Dreams, will take center stage on Saturday, June 17 at 5 pm and 8:15 pm with all the moves, costumes and boots, all the sounds, dances and sensations that have made ABBA such a great world wide smash. Come catch the charisma and choreography, marvel at the musicianship and magical moments and be energized by the excitement they generate.If you are a fan of "Mamma Mia" as 60,000,000 viewers are in 440 cities, you won't want to miss hearing such pop tunes as "Dancing Queen," "Super Trouper," "Fernando," "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme," "Voulez-Vous." "Waterloo," "SOS," and "Money, Money, Money." You are sure to be levitating at your seat and dancing in the aisles. These original tunes by Benny Andersonn and Bjorn Ulvaeus are as great today as they were when they were first written. Sweden's pop sensations will seem like they are on the Downtown Cabaret stage.For tickets ($45), call the cabaret at 203-576-1636, option 0 or online at www.mycabaret.org. Don't forget to bring food and drinks to share at your table.Don't miss either of these sensational entertainment evenings. The fun starts here.