David King-Gabriel stars in “A Tribute to the Life and Music of Frank Sinatra”.

From screaming bobby-soxers to the Rat Pack to Ol' Blue Eyes, Frank Sinatra was a cultural force in America for 50 years. He was a pioneer in radio and television, an Oscar-winning movie star, and a singer who re-defined the popular song and the way we sing it. Loved by most, hated by some, remembered by all, Frank always did it his way. We celebrate his life and legacy with his story and his music, back when music was witty, sultry and unforgettable! 
Backed by a live jazz band (arranger and musical director Brent Olstad on Keyboard, Darryl Fjeldheim on Sax, Steve Fain on Bass and Steve Sutfin on Drums), David King-Gabriel sings 22 of Frank's most important songs, memorable songs like "That Old Black Magic," "Luck Be a Lady," "That's Life," and "Strangers in the Night." Charles Cherry’s script narrated by Rebecca K. Campbell (narration and duets) takes us on an exciting ride through Frank's astonishing life. Join us in this remarkable evening with this remarkable man, Frank Sinatra.
Sponsored by Louis and Pat Franks, “A Tribute to the Life and Music of Frank Sinatra” plays Fridays and Saturdays, March 16, 17, 23 & 24 @ 8 PM and Sundays, March 18 & 25 @ 2 PM. All performances are at the Bellview Grange, 1050 Tolman Creek Rd. (at Siskiyou Blvd.) in Ashland. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by check or cash at Paddington Station in Ashland and online at Tickets are also available, space permitting, at the door. Oregon Trail Cards will be honored at the door.
Artistic & Production Biographies
Livia Genise ~ Director
A former Broadway actress and Camelot Theatre’s Artistic Director for over 14 years, Livia Genise both directed and/or starred in many of its productions, including “Solomon’s Blade,” “Sweet Charity,” “The Last Five Years,” “Jesus Christ Superstar,” “A Question of Words,” “Pump Boys and Dinettes,” “The Producers,” “Jekyll & Hyde,” “All the King’s Men,” "Funny Girl,” “Rags,” “Gigi,” “Cabaret,” “Shenandoah, “The Lion in Winter,” “Sockdology,” “Sweeney Todd” and “Master Class.” She recently directed “Singing in the Rain” for the Randall Theatre and will appear as Barushka in the Oregon Cabaret Theatre’s upcoming production of “Once.”
Brent Olstad ~ Musical Director/Arranger
Brent Olstad finds time, apart from working for Joni and Friends (serving people affected by disability), to play piano for a variety of groups, including the Rogue Valley Gospel Group, the Jefferson State Chorale Coalition, and the High Society Orchestra. He also plays at many venues either as an accompanist or playing solo piano.
Charles Cherry ~ Script
Charles Cherry is an actor, director, designer, and writer. He's been active in Rogue Valley theatre for 25 years. Cherry was Technical Director and Stage Manager for Livia Genise Production of "Chess" and wrote the script for “A Tribute to the Life and Music of Ella Fitzgerald.”
Tom Frederick ~ Sound Design
Our sound engineer Tom Frederick (Cabin Fever Sound) has worked over 1500 shows!  Since first starting at the Ashland Armory in 1989 with David Shaw productions, Frederick has worked 8 seasons at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and nearly 20 years with St. Clair Events.  He also enjoys recording musical artists at his home studio in Ashland.
Performer Biographies 
Rebecca K. Campbell–Narration & Duets
The former Education Director and Artistic Associate at Camelot Theatre, Rebecca K. Campbell teaches Language Arts and Social Studies at the Crater School of Business, Innovation and Science, and holds a B.A. in Vocal Performance and History from Pacific University, and a Master of Arts in Teaching from SOU. Campbell’s work at Camelot included such roles as Nicki in “Sweet Charity, King Herod in “Jesus Christ Superstar,” the title role in “Evita,” “Maggie in “42nd Street,” “Spotlight on Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme,” Betty in “White Christmas,” Anne in “Shenandoah” and “Spotlight on Judy Garland.” At CTC, Campbell has directed and/or choreographed such shows as “Oklahoma,” “42nd Street,” “The Sound of Music,” “Gypsy,” “The Secret Garden,” “Into the Woods,” “White Christmas,” “Rags,” “Shenandoah,” “Promises, Promises,” “Meet Me In St. Louis,” “A Little Night Music,” “Children of Eden,” “Camelot” and “Zorba.” She recently directed “Bonnie and Clyde” for CTP and directed and played Marmee in “Little Women” for the Randall Theatre.
                    David King-Gabriel
David King-Gabriel ~ Vocalist
David King-Gabriel recently appeared at Collaborative Theatre Project in “Bonnie and Clyde.” Roles at Camelot Theatre include Albin in “La Cage Aux Folles.” Vittorio Vidale and Daddy Brubeck in “Sweet Charity,” Judas Iscariot in “Jesus Christ Superstar,” Jean Val Jean in “Les Misérables,” Tevye in “Fiddler on the Roof,” Max Bialystock in “The Producers” and Spotlights on Billy Joel, Musical Theatre, Simon and Garfunkel, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett, among others. King-Gabriel starred as Freddie Trumper in Livia Genise Productions  show “Chess” and as the narrator in 
“A Tribute to the Life and Music of Ella Fitzgerald.”
Musician Biographies 
Steve Fain – Bass
Steve Fain has played bass music in theatre, jazz, folk, worship and rock venues throughout the Rogue Valley for the past 20 years. He is also a conservation geneticist for the US Fish & Wildlife Service and is partial to wolves and bears – Oh My! 

Daryl Fjeldheim – Tenor & Alto Sax, Flute
Daryl Fjeldheim has performed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Craterian Ginger Rodgers Theatre, Oregon Cabaret Theatre, Rogue Music Theatre and Camelot Theatre.  He is also a private woodwinds teacher.  Fjeldheim has a BA in music from California State University Northridge and did additional studies at LA Jazz Workshop. 
Steve Sutfin – Percussion
As a musician, Steve Sutfin has traveled and performed a wide variety of music working with various groups for over 45 years. He got his first taste of Musical Theatre in Los Angeles and Seattle and found the diversity and camaraderie very rewarding. Since moving to Southern Oregon, Sutfin has been fortunate to become more involved in theatre that has included a few acting roles. 
What: “A Tribute to the Life and Music of Frank Sinatra”
When: March 16, 17, 23 & 24 @ 8 PM and March 18 & 25 @ 2 PM
Where:  Bellview Grange, 950 Tolman Creek Rd. (at Siskiyou Blvd.) in Ashland
Outlet: Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by check or cash at Paddington Station in Ashland or online at Tickets are also available, space allowing, at the door. Oregon Trail Cards will also be honored at the door, space permitting.

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