Celebrate Xmas, Chanuka & Kwanzaa with music, singalong and lots of yuletide fun. Hosted by Goldee Greene
Beacon Bonfire Music & Art Festival 2023
Post-parade entertainment with GG & The Shades. "Beacon's band—with a capital B!" Hudson Valley Press. Party hearty with a fun mix of jazz, reggae, latin, rock & original music! Free of charge!
The San Francisco Examiner's quote, "Goldee Greene is captivating!" ably describes this versatile Juilliard trained singing actress. Her voice soars up to operatic lyric soprano, and down to sensuous jazz/blues. Ever artistically adventurous, this award-winning singer has emblazoned a unique path within the classical/pop world. This is because of a career in experimental musical 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.
She is the author of the “Taylor Girls Black Teen Mysteries,” the first book is entitled THE SECRET OF THE MISSING CAPRICORN.
Also a professional 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: PAINTING THE SKIES WITH ALEXANDER CALDER. As a journalist, she has penned weekly Arts & Entertainment column for the Beacon Free Press/Southern Dutchess News as well as being acontributor 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, VIVA THE DIVAS: 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.