One Night Only!

The award-winning Broadway Voices concert series wraps up its season this Saturday, May 5, with a one-night-only performance by J. Mark McVey and his wife, Christie Tarr-McVey.

Critically acclaimed for his long-running role as Valjean in Les Miserables — more than any other performer at some 3,200 shows — McVey opened the first Broadway Voices series in December 2010 at the Garner Performing Arts Center, and now returns in an encore show to concludes its second season.

Tarr-McVey is also a Broadway star, having performed in The Who’s Tommy, Jekyll & Hyde, and Annie.

The couple will offer a full concert of classic duets in Garner,

featuring songs from Broadway and motion pictures, in this 8 p.m. show at the Garner Performing Arts Center.

This year’s Broadway Voices season has also featured renowned singers Ashley Brown and Susan Egan.

Pictured left: J. Mark McVey

The Garner Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources Department earned the North Carolina Recreation and Parks Association 2011 Arts and Humanities Award for organizing Broadway Voices, recognizing the most innovative and effective arts and humanities programs of NCRPA leisure service agency members.

A collaboration between the Garner Chamber of Commerce, the Town of Garner and local business sponsors, the series was the brainchild of local arts aficionado Tim Stevens. He was awarded the United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County’s Individual Supporter of the Arts Award for his efforts.

The Garner Performing Arts Center is located at 742 West Garner Road, in downtown Garner.

Broadway Voices tickets are $35 and are available by calling the Garner Chamber of Commerce at (919) 772-6440. Parking is free.


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