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Broadway’s Shoshana Bean Returns to Honolulu for One Night Only!

Broadway’s Shoshana Bean Returns to Honolulu for One Night Only!




Featuring Local Musicians Izik and DeAndre,

Plus A Free Educational Performing Arts Workshop.

HONOLULU, HI, October 20th, 2016 – Broadway actor, Shoshana Bean, returns to Honolulu for a one night only intimate concert at Bakken Auditorium at Mid-Pacific Institute in Manoa, Oahu on Saturday, November 5th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25 - $35 and available at http://www.storyuarts.com/sho. Opening act will be up and coming Hawaii based R&B artist, Izik, who just released his debut album “Obsidian.”

The show produced by StoryU Arts Director, Kimee B, will feature Shoshana singing a variety of material including original songs as well as familiar Broadway tunes. “There’s something for everyone” says producer, Kimee B, and long time friend of Shoshana’s. “Shoshana’s connection with the audience and out of this world vocals were such a hit last year, that we just had to bring her back for more. Hawaii loves Shoshana!” Local singer, DeAndre, who is best known as a finalist on Season 10 of “American Idol” will be sitting in with Shoshana on a few songs.

Shoshana will be teaching master classes at Iolani Schools as part of their Tam & Young Visual and Performing Arts Chair Fund. Kevin Pease, Performing Arts Director at Iolani Schools says,  “Iolani's Performing Arts Department is proud of its role in promoting excellence in dance, music and theatre in the state of Hawaii. The Tam & Young Arts Chair provides the opportunity for us to bring artists of Shoshana’s caliber and experience directly into the classroom with our students.” In addition to working with two of the top Musical Theatre classes at the school, Shoshana will also facilitate a Master Class on Tuesday, November 8th that is FREE and open to the public, in which she will listen to and coach preselected performing arts students from local schools on their song interpretations.

Tickets and further information for the Saturday, November 5th Shoshana Bean Concert at Mid-Pacific’s Bakken Auditorium is available at: http://www.storyuarts.com/sho. Tickets range from $25. to $35. Bakken Auditorium is located at 2445 Kaala Street in Manoa, Honolulu. Parking is available at the school.

The FREE Master Class on Tuesday, November 8th will be held at Iolani Schools at 6pm. Class is open to the public and seating is available on a first come first served basis. Iolani Schools is located at 563 Kamoku Street in Honolulu. Parking is available at the school. For further information, visit their website: http://www.iolani.org/

For further information on the next StoryU Arts event, including the upcoming Improvhi Musical Show at The Pagoda featuring local singer Emi Hart and improv rock band Oil in the Alley, visit http://storyuarts.com/

About Shoshana Bean

Broadway veteran, Shoshana Bean, debuted in the original cast of Hairspray and starred Elphaba in Wicked. Most recently she appeared in the pre-Broadway production of the new musical Beaches as CeeCee Bloom. Her independent solo releases have topped the iTunes R&B and Blues charts in the US and UK in peak positions including #1. She has worked with Jennifer Lopez, Postmodern Jukebox, Brian McKnight, Bebe Winans. Her music has been featured on NBC, MTV, Oxygen, Bravo and Showtime. http://www.shoshanabean.com

About Izik

Hawaii based R&B, Pop, Soul, Electronica, Jazz and Hip-Hop artist Izik is a true standout in Hawaii. His debut album “Obsidian” was produced locally by Imua Garza and Zeo music. Izik has performed in such venues as The Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art and Blue Note in Waikiki. http://www.izikmuzik.com/

About StoryU Arts

StoryU Arts is a division of the BBB Torch Award winning non-profit organization BizGym Foundation that focuses on supporting creative entrepreneurs through master classes and performance opportunities. StoryU Arts is directed by local actor and director, Kimee B (aka Kimee Balmilero). StoryU Arts also produces the Hawaii Sketch Comedy Festival at the Doris Duke Theatre at The Honolulu Museum of Art. http://www.storyuarts.com

About The Tam & Young Visual and Performing Arts Chair

The Tam & Young Visual and Performing Arts Chair was established in 1999 to further promote the arts at 'Iolani School. Thanks to the generosity of Anthony A. and Anna S.U. Tam and their daughter and son-in-law, Anne and Alan Young, the Tam and Young Arts Chair funds dozens of visiting artists to 'Iolani School each year. The entire Iolani community benefits from these enriching educational experiences as the artists work with 'Iolani students and faculty to share their knowledge and talents. http://www.iolani.org/

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