South Bend, Indiana (PRWEB) August 22, 2008
Alexandra Billings Makes Her LA Concert Debut at Sacred Fools.
- "Home Again" The LA Concert Debut of Alexandra Billings.
- Two Nights Only
- Directed by Chrisanne Blankenship-Billings
- Written by Alexandra Billings
- Musical Director; Bill Thompson
- Special Appearance by Matt Valle
- Produced and Presented by Brandon Clark, Sacred Fools Theater Company in association with Lampkin Music Group
- Sacred Fools Theater, 660 N. Heliotrope Ave, Hollywood, California 90004.
- Friday, August 22nd and Saturday, August 23rd, 2008 at 9:00 pm
- Tickets are $15.00 online at http://www.sacredfools.org or by calling 1- 310-281-8337
- $20.00 available at the Door.
- Limited Seating of 75.
Alexandra Billings has appeared in many hit theatrical productions in LA in the past 2 years, including: ''Before I Disappear,'' ''Mystery of Edwin Drood,'' ''Twist'' and ''Vampire Lesbians of Sodom.''
Alex has co-directed "Hamlet" and made her directorial debut in Chicago with "Vampire Lesbians of Sodom." Ms. Billings returns to the stage of the intimate Sacred Fools Theater with a newly written concert featuring songs like "Move On," "And I In My Chair," and the title song "Home Again" from her latest CD "The Story Goes On."
Accompanying Ms. Billings is award-winning musical director on piano/arrangements, Billy Thompson, and featuring guest vocalist, Matt Valle.
Ms. Billings has a MAC award from the Manhattan Association of Concert and Cabaret Artists; Five After Dark Awards from Gay Chicago Magazine; a Jeff Award (Chicago's Tony). She was nominated in 2006 for an ADA award for Best Actress in a Musical for her critically acclaimed one woman autobiography show in Song, ''Before I Disappear.''
Ms. Billings won high praise for her appearance on "Grey's Anatomy" and has been honored with a place in the Gay and Lesbians Hall of Fame in Chicago.
She is a Viewpoints teacher at Steppenwolf in LA alongside Jeff Perry and Tom Irwin. Ms. Billings has appeared on the covers of The Advocate, Gay Chicago, Positively Aware and has been featured in the Chicago Tribune, Chicago Sun Times, POZ and the LA Times.
What the Critics have said:
"Solo Show is a Triumph of Spirit!" -Sherman Oaks Sun, October 2005.
"Worth a Look!" -Los Angeles City Beat, LA. 2005.
"Alexandra Billings is a funny, forthright performer!" -Village Voice, NY.
"Alexandra has one of the best belt voices since Ethel Merman" -Back Stage Magazine, NY.
"'Being Alive,' the debut CD from Ale xandra Billings is a **** dazzler!" -Gay Chicago Magazine.
"Alex Rocks on 'Come Sail Away' from her debut Cd 'Being Alive'" -Dennis De Young, Composer of "Come Sail Away."
"Alexandra's version of 'Fifty Percent' is terrific." -Billy Goldberg, composer.
"Alexandra Billings is the most electric talent to come out of our community." -Lawrence Boomer, Windy City Times.
"Home Again" is co-produced/presented by Ralph Lampkin, Jr and Lampkin Music Group in their Concert Debut in Los Angeles area.
LMG produced ''Before I Disappear'' at the Avery Schreiber Theater in 2005, resulting in a Best Show of the Year nomination by the ADA organization.
Lampkin Music Group has presented Ms. Billings in concert and cabarets in New York, Chicago, Michigan and Los Angeles; and is the producer of her Debut CD "Being Alive" and its follow up: ''The Story Goes On.''
Lampkin Music Group has produced concert/cabaret work featuring Tony Award winner Hinton Battle; Drama Desk winner Karen Mason; Broadway personality Devin Richards; Tony nominated actors Amy Morton and John Herrera; Disco dance divas Linda Clifford and Suzanne Palmer; MAC winner Spider Saloff; Michael McAssey; Martha Lorin; Tom Michael and Tyler Stephenson to name a few. His label, LMG Music, has been featured at the number one spot in Australia and in the top twenty list of many a radio station.
Home Again - The LA Concert Debut of Alexandra Billings
Two Shows Only: Friday, August 22nd and Saturday, August 23rd at 9:00 p.m.
Sacred Fools Theater .
Tickets are $15.00 online and $2 0.00 at the door night of performance.
Limited Seating - So get your tickets Now!
This is part of the Summer Camp at Sacred Fools.
Sacred Fools Theater is located at 660 N. Heliotrope Avenue in Los Angeles. Founded in 1997, the Sacred Fools Theater Company is a 501-c3 non-for profit organization.
For more information about Sacred Fools' past, present and future, we invite you to visit our web site.