Get Your Dancing Shoes Ready, The Carnegie Announces Latest Production I GOT RHYTHM

TC_I Got Rhytym logoCOVINGTON, KYThe Carnegie is set to tap – pun intended – into one of the most exuberant forms of dance when its latest production takes the stage.

Some of the greatest songs in American music will provide the soundtrack to I GOT RHYTHM, playing Friday through Sundays between May 21—May 30, 2021 at the new Covington Plaza (144 Madison Ave, Covington KY 41011). Featuring music from the likes of Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Irving Berlin and George Gershwin among others, the high-energy, family-friendly production is appropriate for all ages and lovers of dance alike.

I GOT RHYTHM will transport guests to the golden age of tap. It is the root of many modern styles of dance, which is why it’s legacy deserves celebrating,” said Maggie Perrino, Theater Director for The Carnegie. “Add in songs like Puttin’ on the Ritz, This Joint is Jumpin’, and There’s No Business Like Show Business, plus a cast of dynamite performers, and you’ve got an evening of entertainment sure to tap your troubles away.

There will be 10 performances total- May 21-23, 28-30 with 5 shows each weekend- Friday night at 7pm, Saturday at 2pm and 7pm, Sunday at 2pm, and 7pm. Tickets to I GOT RHYTHM range from $15-$25 per person and can be purchased through The Carnegie Box Office, open Tuesday–Friday noon to 5 p.m., in person or by phone at (859) 957-1940 or online at www.thecarnegie.com. Run time for the show is 75 minutes with no intermission.

Cast

  • Tia Seay
  • Lesley Taylor
  • Sam Johnson
  • Matthew Nassida
  • Allison Evans
  • Renee Stoltzfus
  • Ashley Olivia Morton
  • Kate Stark

Production Team

  • Maggie Perrino, Director/Choreographer
  • Matthew Nassida, Music Director
  • Steven Ducker, Stage Manager
  • Doug Stock, Technical Director

The Carnegie’s 2020-21 Theatre Series is presented by the Otto M. Budig Family Foundation. Support for The Carnegie Creative Disruption Committee programming series is provided by the John A. Schroth Family Charitable Trust.

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About The Carnegie
The Carnegie is Northern Kentucky’s largest multidisciplinary arts venue providing theatre events, educational programs and art exhibitions to the Northern Kentucky and Greater Cincinnati community. The Carnegie facility is home to The Carnegie Galleries, the Otto M. Budig Theatre, and the Eva G. Farris Education Center.  More information about The Carnegie is available at thecarnegie.com or by calling (859) 491-2030. 

The Carnegie receives ongoing operating support from Cincinnati International Wine Festival, The Greater Cincinnati Foundation, Kenton County Fiscal Courts, the Kentucky Arts Council and the City of Covington. The Carnegie is also supported by the generosity of more than 40,000 contributors to the ArtsWave Community Campaign. 

About The Carnegie Theatre Series
The Carnegie Theatre Series produces professional, innovative stagings of an eclectic range of theatrical works. Striving to unite the greater Northern Kentucky and Cincinnati theatre community through partnerships and collaborations, the series engages and nurtures both emerging and established talent, including working professionals, committed part-time theatre artists, university performing arts students and younger students. The Carnegie Theatre Series productions bring together these forces to provide quality theatre for Northern Kentucky and the Greater Cincinnati area.

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