Former Phantom of the Opera star brings Broadway to IU Southeast

12th April 2011

NEW ALBANY, IN (April 12, 2011) – Celebrate spring at the Paul W. Ogle Cultural and Community Center at Indiana University Southeast with show tunes from one of Broadway’s biggest stars.  

Franc D’Ambrosio, the “World’s Longest Running Phantom”, presents “Franc D’Ambrosio’s Broadway” at 8 p.m., Friday, April 15, at the Ogle Center.

D’Ambrosio will have guests sitting on the edge of their seats with a mesmerizing performance of favorite tunes like “Music of the Night,” “Mack the Knife,” and “The Impossible Dream.”

He will also perform his signature interpretations from “The Phantom of the Opera”.

D’Ambrosio is also remembered for playing Anthony Vito Corleone, the opera singer son of Don Michael Corleone, in “The Godfather III”, and he sang the Academy Award winning song “Speak Softly, Love (Brucia la Terra)” in the movie and on the original soundtrack recording.

Other songs he will perform include “What Kind of Fool Am I”, “Be Italian”, “Speak Softly, Love”, a George M. Cohan medley, “If They Could See Me Now”, and a medley of tunes from musicals made famous by Bob Fosse.

Tickets are now on sale at the Ogle Center at (812) 941-2525 or by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. The cost is $29.50.

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