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RARE HOLIDAY EVENT: Christmas, Hanuka and Kwanzaa will be celebrated as all are welcome! Come and be jolly with award-winning singing actress Goldee Greene and friends. "Beacon's Band with a capital B" GG & The Shades: JAZZ, BLUES, REGGAE, ROCK, ORIGINALS & SINGALONG! Piano maestro Tom McCoy, Kids Korner; mulled cider, wine & treats on sale; admission: $15 Brown Paper Tickets, $20 at the door.
Rock, R&B, Reggae, Latin, Singalong & more!
The San Francisco Examiner's quote, "Goldee Greene is captivating!" describes this versatile Juilliard trained singing actress to a tee. Her voice soars up to operatic dramatic coloratura repertoire, and down to sensuous jazz/blues. Ever adventurous, this award-winning singer has emblazoned her own unique path in the classical/pop world. This is because of a career in experimental music & cutting-edge theatre. Goldee has performed twice at Alice Tully Hall/Lincoln Center; Kennedy Center, La Mama Cafe, Theatre for the New City, Knitting Factory, CBGB's, The Kitchen, Federal Theatre, Knitting Factory, SF's Theatre Artaud, The Public Theatre, Jacob's Pillow, St. Patrick's Cathedral,The Painted Bride, Caroline's Comedy Club, ArtPark and countless other venues including Amsterdam, Paris and Lesotho, Africa.
She is Artistic Director of BIG VOICES, a network of professional singers whose mission is to open the world of opera and Broadway to a broader audience.
Also a gifted playwright/composer and lyricist, her hit musical comedy, Sprang Thang, enjoyed an Off-Broadway run, produced by Amas Musical Theatre Company. She has co-written a book, Plane Fun With Alexander Calder, writes a weekly Arts & Entertainment column for the Beacon Free Press/Southern Dutchess News and is a contributor to Chronogram magazine. Goldee earned her BFA in Theatre Arts from LIU/C.W. Post School of Visual & Performing Arts and a MS in Elementary Education from Bank Street College.
Catch GOLDEE GREENE'S solo history-based musical drama, SEPIA SONGBIRDS, RE-ECHOED: AFRICAN-AMERICAN OPERA DIVAS OF THE 19TH CENTURY. This work portrays the lives and careers of sopranos Elizabeth Greenfield (1819-1876), Marie Selinka Williams (1849-1937) and Matilda Sissieretta Jones (1876-1933). These acclaimed musical artists performed at such venues as Buckingham Palace, the White House and New York's Metropolitan Hall.
GOLDEE GREENE is a singing actress from New York's Hudson River Valley. This resonant lyric-dramatic soprano performs worldwide acting and singing classical, jazz, blues, pop and original tunes.
She is Artistic Director of BIG VOICES, a network of professional singers dedicated to opening the world of opera & Broadway to a broader audience.