Friday Night Is Music Night: Gene Kelly – Gotta Sing, Gotta Dance!
with the BBC Concert Orchestra
Wednesday 19 September 2012, 8pm
Hackney Empire, 291 Mare Street, London E8 1EJ
BBC Concert Orchestra
Larry Blank conductor
BBC Radio 2's Friday Night Is Music Night presents a tribute to Hollywood's greatest song and dance man, Gene Kelly – 'Gotta Sing Gotta Dance'.
John Barrowman presents and stars in this special event with the sixty piece BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Broadway maestro, Larry Blank. The show will be recorded at Hackney Empire and also stars Scarlett Strallen - currently the West End’s Cathy Seldon in ‘Singin in the Rain’ and acclaimed vocalist Matt Ford. The concert features stunning music including: Singin in the Rain; You Were Meant For Me; Almost Like Being in Love; I Could Write A Book; Make ‘Em Laugh; Get Happy; For Me and My Gal; I Got Rhythm; Good Morning; Broadway Melody and many, many more …
How to get there
- Overground to Hackney Central.
- Mare Street 30, 38, 48, 55, 106, 236 (24hr), 242 (24hr), 253, 254, 276, 277 (24hr), 394, D6, W15, N38, N55, N106, N253.