CASPER, Wyo. — Broadway actor Capathia Jenkins will headline the 4th Annual Pops in the Park concert with the Wyoming Symphony Orchestra (WSO) on Saturday, August 28 in Washington Park! Experience Music Director Christopher Dragon’s first Pops concert and the first full orchestra the WSO has staged in over 18 months. This community-wide, outdoor celebration of live music is the perfect way to end the summer.
The orchestra will take the audience through a series of favorite American classics spanning the decades, including selections from legends such as Louis Armstrong, George Gershwin and Elvis Presley. The orchestra will also have the pleasure of being joined on stage by the sensational actress and singer Capathia Jenkins, ensuring an unforgettable kick off to the WSO’s 72nd season!
The WSO is excited to welcome a world-class talent like Capathia to Casper. As well as appearing with numerous orchestras around the world, Capathia has appeared on stage and screen in productions including Newsies, Godspell, and Understanding Mammy- The Hattie McDaniel Story, for which she received a Drama Desk Award nomination. She has also appeared on the following TV shows and films: Chicago, The Sopranos, 30 Rock, and NBC’s The Wiz Live!
Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for concert-goers to lay out a blanket and enjoy dinner and treats from your favorite food trucks — I’Scream 4 Ice Cream, The Dog House, Holy Guacamole, and Papa’s Pork Chop — with family and friends. Outside food and adult beverages or also welcome, but no glass will be allowed in the park. The concert starts when the sun starts to set at 7:30 p.m.
The WSO is running a special for Oil City News readers! Receive 20% off with the code POPS20 when you purchase online. Tickets are $15 for an individual or $50 for a family and can be purchased on the WSO website wyomingsymphony.org/popsinthepark. For more information on the event and parking, visit the website or call the WSO office at (307) 266-1478.
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