Raissa and Kenneth celebrate the songs that have inspired and uplifted us for decades. You’ll enjoy popular standards and show tunes by America’s greatest composers – Rogers & Hammerstein, Berlin, Sondheim and more – plus the best of a new generation of popular songwriters. Forget your troubles and just get happy with these two good friends, superb singer and musicians. You’ll think to yourself, “What a Wonderful World!!”
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RAISSA KATONA BENNETT - On Broadway, Raissa is best known for playing “Christine Daae” in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and for her leading roles in the First National Tours of CATS and PARADE. Raissa is a multiple award winning regular headliner at Feinstein’s, The Metropolitan Room, and The Laurie Beechman Theatre. These critically acclaimed appearances have made her one of NYC’s most sought after guest stars at some of Manhattan’s most prestigious clubs, including: The Cabaret Convention at Lincoln Center, 54 Below, The Iridium, The Supper Club, The Rainbow Room, The Oak Room at the Algonquin & Radio City Music Hall.
KENNETH GARTMAN - Kenneth performed in the National Tour of THE MUSIC MAN. He has also performed internationally on a Live BBC Broadcast of Simply Sondheim and throughout Ireland in A New York Songbook: Way Off Broadway. Kenneth has appeared as both a singer and a pianist in the country's finest concert halls. Gartman’s work in cabaret garnered nominations for Best Music Director and Best Male Debut in the 2012 Broadway World New York Cabaret Awards.
"A tart-tongued commentator on modern life…Her theatrical soprano… is an effective vehicle for witty storytelling."
New York Times
““What a joy it is to hear a confident
and lovely vocalist sing some of the greatest songs written for the
American musical theatre.”
"The immensely talented Kenneth Gartman...has the vocal power of a Broadway star with the nuance of a cabaret singer who knows how to connect with an audience in a smaller venue."
“(Kenneth Gartman) creates a delightful evening that impacts the emotions and intellect.” “Listening to (Kenneth Gartman) on-stage…is pure pleasure.”
THE IRISH TIMES
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Info (203) 864-6964
RAISSA KATONA BENNETT & KENNETH GARTMAN