CERRITOS, CA – There are many singer-songwriters who achieve great fame. However, few are chosen to be immortalized in a tribute of songs and stories honoring their contributions to music history. Folk performer John Denver receives such treatment in Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) on Sunday, April 6, 3:00 PM. The show entertains and enlightens in a performance filled with music, images, and stories. Tickets are now on sale at the CCPA Ticket Office, by calling (562) 467-8818, or at www.cerritoscenter.com. Ticket prices range from $45-$21.
Conceived by Harold Thau and directed by Randal Myler, with musical direction by Charlie Alterman,
ALMOST HEAVEN: SONGS OF JOHN DENVER
has earned praise from many of the country’s leading publications. Daily Variety hailed the show as “…a winning musical revue. Only excellent songs can support such varied interpretations and still evoke joy, and Almost Heaven hits that height over and over.…The show pays excellent tribute to an artist who remains great at making people feel good.”
With a small but high-voltage cast, live musicians, a multimedia-based set, and thrilling vocal arrangements of Denver’s greatest songs, Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver brings the sentiment, memories, and emotion of the late singer’s hits to the stage. The show features 29 of Denver’s songs, including Leaving on a Jet Plane, Calypso, Sunshine on My Shoulders, I’m Sorry, and Goodbye Again. The songs are performed against a backdrop of stunning visual images of America in the late 1960s and early 1970s.
Tickets are now on sale for Almost Heaven: Songs of John Denver at the CCPA. For tickets, call the CCPA Ticket Office at (562) 467-8818 or go to www.cerritoscenter.com.
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