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made its debut at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY. Originally scheduled to play three performances in December 2012, an additional three shows had to be added to accommodate the demand for this unique concert experience.  Completely original in its concept, The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream is a hybrid of a rock concert and a Broadway show, rock n’ soul dance party meets the Jersey Boys. The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream marks the first time The Rascals, America’s classic blue-eyed soul band, have played together since 1970. The show premiered on Broadway to critical acclaim this spring, selling

out 15 performances. The show is written by legendary guitarist Steven Van Zandt who also co-directs with Marc Brickman. Music is by Felix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati; stage, video and lighting design are also by Brickman. There are elements of the staging and light design never seen before, just as Marc Brickman has done in his previous groundbreaking work with Bruce Springsteen, Pink Floyd, Paul McCartney, Blue Man Group, the opening ceremony of the Olympics, and Roger Waters’ recent The Wall tour. Says Steven Van Zandt, “The show will be an uplifting inspiration for the fans that have been waiting all these years, praying for a Rascals comeback, and those who are younger will get a real taste of the ‘60s they missed the first time around. More than just a comeback or reunion, the show will remind audiences how uniquely inspirational, entertaining, and historically important the Rascals’ music is. Their music was unique not only in its greatness, but through their hit singles they told the entire story of the sixties.” On April 17, the Huffington Post wrote, “If you want to hear the difference between nostalgia and celebration, the difference between a tribute to rock and roll and real rock and roll, see The Rascals on Broadway. You can hear nostalgia in shows good (Jersey Boys), not so good (Rock Of Ages) and new (Motown: The Musical, which I haven’t seen yet). But for the genuine article, The Rascals are your only option.” Tickets for this special performance are on sale now and can be purchased at Booth Amphitheatre (Tuesday-Friday, Noon6pm, Saturday, 10am-1 pm) or through etix. com. By phone call 800.514.3849 For complete concert information go to or call 919.462.2025.


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he critically acclaimed, sold-out Broadway engagement of The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream comes to Cary’s Booth Amphitheatre for one night only at 8pm on June 14, 2013. Original band members Felix Cavaliere (keyboard & vocals), Eddie Brigati (vocals), Dino Danelli (drums) and Gene Cornish (guitar) will present a complete concert performance including songs that captured the spirit of America in the 1960s, such as their smash hits Good Lovin’, Lonely Too Long, It’s a Beautiful Morning, How Can I Be Sure and Groovin’. The production will also feature the history of the iconic group told through archival footage, narration, and dramatic film segments viewed on the latest LED screen technology. The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream

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the rascals are together Again for the First time in Forty Years!

June 2013 Boom! Magazine  

Boom! Magazine™ is a monthly lifestyle magazine serving the boomer generations with articles on health and wellness, travel, leisure and fin...

June 2013 Boom! Magazine  

Boom! Magazine™ is a monthly lifestyle magazine serving the boomer generations with articles on health and wellness, travel, leisure and fin...