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The Pocono Center for the Arts announces its first annual CAVALCADE OF STARS. The event is being created exclusively for our audiences by our Producing Artistic Director Stephen DeAngelis and will feature ten performers from the worlds of Broadway, Television, Comedy, Dance, Magic, Pop Music, Country Music, Circus, Opera, Puppetry and more!!!! This live event will serve as an homage to the kind of television variety shows that showcased world-class talent and now can be enjoyed by the whole family. Scheduled performers include (in alphabetical order) Tony Award nominee Jeannette Bayardelle (Mrs. Neilson in The Girl from the North Country; Celie in The Color Purple; Dionne in Hair), Leslie Carrara-Rudolph (5X Daytime Emmy Award nominee for her portrayal of Abby Cadabby on “Sesame Street” who has also worked with The Muppets), Erin Hill (singer and harpist who has sung with and opened for Cyndi Lauper, Kanye West, Josh Groban, Jewel, Peabo Bryson and The Beach Boys. She had the #1 album on the Billboard World Chart and has played solo at The Royal Albert Hall and Carnegie Hall), Kenny Raskin (Lead Clown ["Everyman"] in Cirque du Soleil’s Nouvelle Experience. He also created the role of Lefou in the original Broadway production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast), Carolina Rial (Popular Season 20 contestant on NBC’s hit television series “The Voice” where she was selected as a member of John Legend’s team. She has an extensive social media following with millions of fans worldwide), Heather Rice (Singer/Songwriter best known for her touring show which pays tribute to the legendary Joni Mitchell that she performs in theatres, clubs and with Symphony Orchestras across the country. She has opened for Joan Osborne, Sheryl Crow, and Lady Antebellum), Reggie Rice (3X Comedy Magician of the Year. He has performed for hundreds of thousands of audience members throughout the globe and has worked alongside Kevin Hart, Shaquille O’Neal and Ryan Seacrest), Evan Ruggiero (Drama Desk Award nominee. Triple threat who has been seen performing at Carnegie Hall and at the 90th Academy Awards as well as alongside two-time Grammy winning artist, Jason Mraz), Antoine Scott (Stand-up comic who has performed alongside Tracy Morgan, D.L Hughley, Monique, Kevin Hart, Earthquake, Tony Rock, Bill Bellamy and Maze) and Jenny Lee Stern (Broadway performer/Impressionist who starred in Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking and Forbidden Broadway: The Next Generation to critical acclaim. She is best known for her singing impersonations of Patsy Cline and Judy Garland), Asher Denburg returns to serve as Musical Director/Accompanist. Tickets are available at ShermanTheater.com or call 570-420-2808 or at the Sherman Theatre Box Office on the day of the show. Don't miss this historic event for audience members of all ages which certain to change the face of entertainment in the Poconos and lauch PCFTA into its very bright future.
We want to thank Andrei Protsouk for creating this work of art for our Cavalcade of the Stars show. We will be auctioning off the original soon and signed an numbered prints will be sold at the show.
Andrei Protsouk is not just an artist, he is a visionary. Born in Ukraine and trained in Russia, he has mastered the art of oil painting, etching, and printmaking, and developed a unique style that blends classical realism with modern influences. His paintings are vibrant expressions of love, music, and culture, featuring passionate couples, lively musicians, and colorful scenes. His lines are bold and confident, his shapes are intricate and harmonious, and his textures are rich and varied. He invites you to enter his world of beauty and joy, where every brushstroke tells a story. He is also a leader and a patron of the arts. Since 1994, he has been living and working in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania, where he opened Andrei Art Gallery, his own studio and gallery that showcases his amazing artworks. He also travels the world, exploring different cultures and exhibiting his paintings in prestigious galleries and museums. He works in partnership with his son
Dennis Protsouk, who is also an accomplished artist, to share their art internationally and bring arts & culture to the Pocono area. They have been great supporters of the Pocono Center of the Arts, offering their expertise and consultation to the center in the field of visual arts. They aim to strengthen their relationship with the organization and help it become a staple of the art community in the Poconos
.Andrei Protsouk is an artist you don’t want to miss. His paintings are stunning, original, and captivating. They will inspire you, move you, and delight you. Visit www.AndreiArt.com to learn more about Andrei Art Gallery and their fine art.
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