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Andrew Polec

Saturday, June 5 at 8:00 pm
Sunday, June 6 at 2:00 pm

 

Andrew Polec earned rave reviews and won The Joe Allen Best West End Debut award, decided by public vote, at the Stage Debut Awards for his performance as ‘Strat’ in “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical” at the Manchester Opera House and The London Coliseum. He reprised the role on the West End in London and Toronto, before leading the cast at the New York City Center. A graduate of the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA program, Polec appeared Off-Broadway in “The Fantasticks” at the Jerry Orbach Theater and has performed at the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Providence Fringe Festival, and with the Trinity Repertory Company. HIs television credits include Katy Keene and Prodigal Son.

 

Broadway Spotlight Concert Series

This concert series was curated by Jim Caruso for Bucks County Playhouse. Caruso who made his Broadway debut alongside Liza Minnelli in the Tony Award-winning “Liza’s At The Palace!,” singing, dancing and celebrating the music and arrangements of Kay Thompson and the Williams Brothers. He has won six MAC Awards and eight BroadwayWorld Awards for his work in nightclubs, performed with the New York Pops in a tribute to Kander & Ebb, with Rosemary Clooney celebrating Bing Crosby, and sang the songs of Hope & Crosby with Michael Feinstein at Carnegie Hall. Jim was honored to sing with Barbara Cook, Lauren Bacall and a bevy of Broadway stars at President Clinton’s First State Dinner at the White House. For eighteen years, he has hosted the weekly showbiz bash “Jim Caruso’s Cast Party” at Birdland, Jazz at Lincoln Center and across the country. For the past year, he has been storming YouTube with “Pajama Cast Party.” He also books and produces the Broadway at Birdland concert series, and performs regularly with Billy Stritch at Bemelmans Bar at The Carlyle Hotel. Jim’s two cds, “The Swing Set” and “Caruso Live and In Person” are available online. www.Jim-Caruso.com