KET captures magic of 25th anniversary performance of It’s a Grand Night for Singing

For Release: 12/01/17 9:47 AM

KET cameras capture the magic and music of the 25th anniversary production of It’s a Grand Night for Singing!, the beloved annual production of UK Opera Theatre. A Grand Night for Singing airs Friday, Dec. 15 at 9/8 pm on KET and Sunday, Dec. 17 at 9/8 pm on KET2.

Recorded live at Lexington’s Singletary Center for the Arts, the anniversary program contains many favorite numbers from past productions, including “Lullaby of Broadway,” as well as more recent hits, including songs from the Broadway musical phenomenon Hamilton.

In a special, guest appearance, Ronan Tynan – of The Irish Tenors fame – performs “Impossible Dream” from Man of La Mancha. Other highlights include hits from Broadway mainstays such as Hairspray, West Side Story, Fiddler on the Roof, Les Misérables and Rent.

Along with Tynan, featured soloists include UK Opera Theatre director Everett McCorvey as well as current and former students of the UK Opera Theatre program, including renowned Lexington tenor Gregory Turay.

A Grand Night for Singing is a KET production, produced by Nick Helton.

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Contact:
Tim Bischoff
Senior Director, Communications, Marketing and Online Content
859-258-7276
tbischoff@ket.org

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