Saturday November 25th at 7:30pm, the Kelly-Strayhorn Theatre will be celebrating the music of composer Billy Strayhorn and the imagery of performer Gene Kelly in an unforgettable theatrical jazz benefit concert. KST welcomes music director and pianist Dr. Alton Merrell, as well as band members: Dwayne Dolphin (bass), James Johnson III (drums), and Colter Harper (guitar). The concert features jazz singer and Billy Strayhorn aficionado Joshua Banbury, along with Suite Life veterans Kelsey Jumper and Treasure Treasure. KST welcomes back our friends, media artist Scott Andrew, and lighting designer Madeleine Steineck for a dazzling visual experience. Come dressed for jazz and “singing in the rain,” immersing yourself in the shower of rich and lush harmonies.
VIP Reception Tickets: $100 – $200: Experience exclusive open bar access all night, curated cocktails, and heavy hors d’oeuvres at the private VIP reception hosted at Duolingo headquarters. Starting Time: 5:30pm.
Concert Tickets: $35 – $65: Celebrate the legacy of composer Billy Strayhorn and performer Gene Kelly at Kelly Strayhorn Theater. Concert-goers who purchase tickets at the elevated level will receive a special gift to remember the evening’s festivities. Starting Time: 7:30pm.
The VIP Reception will be held at— Duolingo Headquarters:| 5900 Penn Ave.
The Celebration Concert will be held at– The Kelly Strayhorn Theater:| 5941 Penn Ave.