Mary and Ethel: How I Learned to Sing

Conceived and Performed by Shelley Cooper, Musical Arrangements by Mason Moss.

June 24 - 27

Mary and Ethel: How I Learned to Sing stars Augustana College Theatre professor, Shelley Cooper as she pays homage to two of the great muses of the Golden Age of musicals. Cooper belts out favorite tunes from hit shows as she entertains with stories about the lives of Mary Martin and Ethel Merman, their material, and how they influenced her own career as a performer. Featuring songs from Anything Goes!, Hello, Dolly!, The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Annie Get Your Gun, Peter Pan, and more. You’re sure to leave with a song in your heart.

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