Libby Whittemore Sings the Hits of the 70s and Returns to the Stage in Company

ATLANTA, GA – May 10, 2016 – Atlanta cabaret legend Libby Whittemore closes out her seventh year of Libby’s at the Express with a salute to the 1970s. One of the most musically varied decades in recent history, Whittemore visited this era through song twice last season. Performances are June 23-26 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $40 and may be purchased at actors-express.com or by calling 404-607-7469.

Libby Whittemore will mark her return to the stage as Joanne in the Actor’s Express’ Season 29 opener Company. Played by Broadway icons Elaine Stritch and Patti LuPone, Joanne is one of the Sondheim masterpiece’s most memorable characters singing the classic songs “The Ladies Who Lunch” and “The Little Things You Do Together.” Performances of Company are July 30 – September 4. Season subscriptions are on sale now and may be purchased at actors-express.com or by calling 404-607-7469. Single tickets for Company will go on sale on June 20, 2016.

ABOUT THE SHOWS
Libby’s at the Express: The 70s Part 3
June 23-26, 2016

Following up on last season’s two-part salute to one of the most musically varied decades in recent history, Libby Whittemore closes out her Libby’s at the Express lineup with a third trip to the hits of the 1970s.

Company
Music and Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Book by George Furth
Directed by Freddie Ashley\
July 30 – September 4, 2016

Sondheim is back at AE! Winner of Seven Tony Awards including Best Musical!

Robert is turning 35 and still single, living in New York City. Surrounded by friends, all of whom have coupled off, he confronts his perpetual bachelorhood in a series of hilarious interactions – just in time to blow out his birthday candles. This game-changing musical gets a modern makeover in AE’s Season 29 opener with unforgettable renditions of some of Sondheim’s best-known songs, including “The Ladies Who Lunch” and “Being Alive.”

PERFORMANCE DATES & TICKETS
Libby’s at the Express: The 70s Part 3
Performances: June 23-26, 2016
Tickets for all performances are $40. All performances begin at 7:30 PM.

Company
Previews: July 27-29, 2016 at 8 PM, $20
Opening Night: July 30, 2016 at 8 PM, $40
Regular Performances: July 31 – September 4, 2016

Subscription packages including Company are currently on sale and start at $120. Single tickets for regular performances start at $28 and go on sale June 20, 2016. Performance times are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 8 PM, Sundays at 2 PM and select Saturdays at 2 PM.

Purchase tickets and subscriptions online at actors-express.com or by calling 404-607-7469. For info, email tickets@actorsexpress.com.

*8% sales tax will be added to all orders. 

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Fulton County Board of Commissioners
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Holland IT Consulting   
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ABOUT ACTOR’S EXPRESS
Since our founding in 1988, we have sought to nurture the next generation of playwrights through workshops, readings, and full productions of new plays; to develop and nurture Atlanta's artistic community through theatre training; to catalyze the dialogue essential to the vitality of our neighborhood and our city; and to enhance Atlanta's reputation nationally as a thriving center for live performance.

Actor’s Express is located on the west side of Atlanta in the King Plow Arts Center at 887 W. Marietta Street, Suite J-107, Atlanta, Georgia 30318.

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