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BROADWAY VETERAN SAGER TO PERFORM ON ATALOA STAGE AT ECU
Jeri Sager, best known for her portrayal of “Grizabella” in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Tony Award winning musical Cats, will perform her show, Broadway by Jeri, at East Central University’s Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center at 7:30 p.m. on March 13, 2013.
Tickets are $18 and may be purchased online at tickets.ecok.edu or at the box office the night of the show.
Gifted with an amazing voice and an infectiously joyful stage presence, Sager has a broad audience appeal. She performs all over the United States, England, the Caribbean, Japan, Mexico and Canada.
Sager studied opera at Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C. She made her Broadway debut as Frumah-Sara in the 25th anniversary production of Fiddler on the Roof. Sager has enjoyed critical acclaim for her portrayal of Fantine in Les Miserables and Eva Peron in Evita.
Throughout her career, Sager enjoyed performing with artists such as Bob Hope, Gregory Peck, Michael Crawford, Betty Buckley, Theodore Bikel, Bill Anderson and John James. She has had the honor for performing for President Jimmy Carter, President George W. Bush and Pope John Paul II. Sager also has performed for both American and British troops through her work with the USO.
Sager has starred in many TV commercials, co-hosted RV Today on the Outdoor Life Network, played an abusive mother in Martina McBride’s music video Concrete Angel and recently acted in the movie Country Strong starring Gwyneth Paltrow, Tim McGraw and Leighton Meester.
For more information about the performance, contact the Hallie Brown Ford Fine Arts Center Box Office, 580-559-5751 or visit tickets.ecok.edu. This event is sponsored in part by the Oklahoma Arts Council, the ECU Foundation, Inc., the East Central Credit Union, Citizens Bank, the ECU Bookstore, Blue Moon Café, Valley View Regional Hospital and Bob’s BBQ.
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