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Feb 07

Rosie Ashe on Ethel Merman

On Monday evening Arts and Lits members enjoyed a delightful musical evening with two nationally renowned artistes, soprano Rosie Ashe and her wonderful accompanist, pianist Paul Knight, who gave comic support in “Anything You Can Do, Friendship and You’re Just In Love”, telling the story of one of the greatest Broadway musical stars of all time, Ethel Merman, the legendary star who had 4 marriages, 4 divorces and 40 years in show business!

Rosemary Ashe, known for her many leading roles in Phantom, Les Miserables, The Witches of Eastwick, Mary Poppins and more, sang the songs written for Ethel Merman, I’ve Got Rhythm, Anything Goes, Life is just a Bowl of Cherries, Everything’s Coming Up Roses, I get a Kick Out of You, …………..and so many more!  Rosie bought an end to the evening with a rousing rendition of There’s no Business Like show Business.

Cindy Hardy

February 6th – West end diva ROSIE ASHE presents ‘MISS MERMAN, YOU’RE THE TOP!’ telling the story of one of the greatest Broadway musical stars of all time. With her brilliant singing, comedy and musical performances she will perform the legendary songs of the great Ethel Merman.

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