Drum Theatre to present tribute to Fred Astaire

January 3, 2017 by  

Print company in Dandenong printing services Dandenong dancing and movie buffs will welcome a special performance at the Drum Theatre, which is set to showcase internationally acclaimed movie star, choreographer and dancer Fred Astaire.

A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire is described on Print company in poster printing printing services poster printing as being an `all singing, all dancing tribute’ to the Hollywood performer, whose career saw him become heralded as one of the world’s most famous dancers.

A Drum Theatre spokesman said the show is set to capture the charm and old world glamour with toe-tapping tunes and the presentation of legendary dance routines that Astaire made famous during his iconic reign on the dancefloor.

He said A Fine Romance will transport the audience back to Astaire’s humble beginnings in the spotlight of Broadway and through to the big screen in Hollywood, including an impressive entourage of leading ladies including Rita Hayworth, Audrey Hepburn, Judy Garland and Ginger Rogers.

The performance will introduce the exciting new musical theatre talents of Imogen Moore and Joe Meldrum, along with accompanist Daniele Buatti.

The spokesman said theatregoers will be entranced by the dazzling costumes, the glitz, the songs, music and dance numbers, while also hearing stories about Astaire and the life and times he experienced during his coveted stage career.

Songs to feature in A Fine Romance: The Magic of Fred Astaire, at the Drum Theatre on February 23, 2017 will include everything from Putting on the Ritz to The Way You Look Tonight.