“[It’s like] flying along with John Denver through some mountain air!”

– The New York Times

 

ALMOST HEAVEN
Songs of John Denver


Songs by John Denver & Others, Orchestrations & Vocal Arrangements by Jeff Waxman, Original Concept by Harold Thau Directed & Music Directed by Chris Blisset


EXTENDED BY POPULAR DEMAND!

Aug 12th – Sept 18th

ALMOST HEAVEN is a musical tribute and intimate celebration of John Denver’s life and career, told through his numerous hit songs including “Rocky Mountain High,” “Sunshine on My Shoulders,” “Annie’s Song,” “Leaving on a Jet Plane,” “Calypso” and more. This musical revue creates a uniquely theatrical narrative celebrating a true American troubadour, and chronicling his impact as both storyteller and activist. 

Directed and Music Directed by Chris Blisset

Chris Blisset is pleased to return to this wonderful company. Previously at SHADOWLAND STAGES, “Red” appeared as Director, Musical Director and Actor in RING OF FIRE, and as Director and MD of WOODY GUTHRIE’S AMERICAN SONG.

TV: Bull, CBS (Guest Star), Snapped: Killer Couples, Oxygen (Killer). Off-Broadway: BLOODSONG OF LOVE and ROCKSHOW. Tour: STAND BY YOUR MAN: THE TAMMY WYNETTE STORY (MD/Actor, 2 tours). Regional favorites: RING OF FIRE, PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK, ONCE, NATASHA PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812, UNNECESSARY FARCE, CIVIL WAR, and TWELFTH NIGHT (Actor, Musician, Director, MD in various.) Chris lives in celebration of Actor-Musicianship, celebrating, promoting, teaching, and devising such work whenever possible.

Red directs music for THE GRAND TOUR, a George Jones tribute. The International Creative Arts Festival awarded him ‘Best Score’ for his work in the short film Life is Funny. He is the writer/composer of the new musical THE CALDERA. www.chrisblisset.com

 

Featuring

Chris Blisset

Carrie Lyn Brandon

Victoria Chaieb

Patrick Dinnsen

John Fitzpatrick

Amanda Ryan Paige

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The MainStage at SHADOWLAND STAGES
157 Canal Street, Ellenville, NY 12428

PERFORMANCES:  AUG 12TH – SEPT 18TH

EVERY THUR, FRI, SAT AT 8PM | SUN at 2PM
FIRST SAT (AUG 13TH) AT 2PM – VAXXED & MASKED PERFORMANCE

 

PREVIEWS:
FRIDAY AUG 12TH AT 8PM
SATURDAY AUG 13TH AT 2PM

OPENING NIGHT:
SATURDAY AUG 13TH AT 8PM

RUN TIME: TBA

TICKET PRICES:
PREVIEWS – $34
THURSDAY – SATURDAY at 8pm – $42
SUNDAY MATINEE at 2pm – $37

DISCOUNTS: Discounts are available online for students (must present ID at door). For Group Sales (10 or more to the same performance) information click here.

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