Steppin' Out with Ben Vereen
Presented by: Skidmore College Office of the Dean of Special Programs
Day/Time: Friday at 8:00 pm
Location: Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall
Admission Information: $60 or $10 with ARTSPASS
A must see! Join us for this vibrant show starring Ben Vereen, the Tony Award-winning actor, dancer, and singer known for his wide-ranging roles and performances over the past 45 years. The show features the music of Sammy Davis Jr., Frank Sinatra, and the best of Broadway. On Broadway, Vereen has appeared in Wicked, Fosse, I'm Not Rappaport, Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, Pippin, Jelly's Last Jam, and A Christmas Carol. His role in Pippin garnered him both a Tony Award and the Drama Desk Award for Best Actor in a Musical. His many memorable roles include that of Louis Armstrong in Armstrong-Chicago Style and Chicken George in the TV miniseries Roots, for which he received an Emmy nomination. In 2012, Mr. Vereen was inducted into the Theater Hall of Fame and the National Museum of Dance Hall of Fame. At the time of his induction, the National Museum of Dance, located here in Saratoga Springs, NY, also honored Vereen with a lifetime achievement award.
Skidmore College, Arthur Zankel Music Center, Helen Filene Ladd Concert Hall