The Pines Theater continues the 2015 season Thursday, March 5 with an evening of musical memories from the silver screen by Cinema Toast, a trio of New York's top vocalists.
"This is a great show for anyone who loves classic movies and the unforgettable songs go with them," said Tara Watson-Watkins, executive director of the Lufkin Convention and Visitors Bureau and artistic director for The Pines. "It's a salute to the music of classic films, and you'll hear songs like 'Moon River,' 'Over the Rainbow,' 'The Way We Were," and so many more. Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer, John Williams , this show is a Who's Who of classic cinematic composers."
Cinema Toast is a trio of highly acclaimed New York singers, Scott Coulter, Jessica Hendy and Lee Lessack.
Coulter has won five Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) Awards, five Bistro Awards and two Nightlife Awards for Outstanding Vocalist. He toured the U.S. in" Forever Plaid" and was in the world premiere of "Floyd Collins." He is a graduate of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music.
Hendy has performed on Broadway in "Amour," "Aida" and "Cats," and toured the U.S. and Canada in "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat." She is a graduate of the Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music
Billboard Magazine has called Lessack's singing “Cabaret romanticism of a high order." He has toured extensively in the U.S. and Europe, and has released five albums. He attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts.
Cinema Toast's performance begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 for floor seats and $30 for balcony seats. Call 936-633-0349 today to purchase tickets or go to www.visitlufkin.com.
The Pines Theater's 2015 season continues April 9 with American Idol favorite Michael Lynche. After a summer break, the season cranks up again Aug. 13 with musical renaissance man Mike Farris, who sings the songs from the soul of America, from Motown to Memphis to Muscle Shoals.