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My View: No Fake News – Of Thee I Sing Wins The Vote at Carnegie Hall

My View: No Fake News – Of Thee I Sing Wins The Vote at Carnegie Hall

The voices of MasterVoices were gloriously heard in Carnegie Hall last night as Artistic Director Ted Sperling, orchestra and chorus brought a concert version of George & Ira Gershwin’s Of Thee I Sing to Stern Auditorium.  The cast included Bryce Pinkham, Denee Benton, Kevin Chamberlin, Elizabeth Stanley, Chuck ooper, Brad Oscar, Fred Applegate, David Pittu, Richard J. Miller Jr. Esq, Rhett Guter, Anna Landy and narrator Mo Rocca. Of Thee I Sing is a satiric tale of truth, justice and corn muffins that skewers the electoral process and the first musical to win the Pulitzer Prize.  With a book by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Riskind, this 1931 musical is especially timely for the current electoral season. An additional performance will take place on Sat. Nov 4th at Tilles Center for the Performing Arts at LIU Post.

Master Voices Orchestra & Chorus Of Thee I Sing

Kevin Chamberlin & Brad Oscar

Brad Oscar & Fred Applegate

Elizabeth Stanley

Ted Sperling

Bryce Pinkham

Ellen Marcus, Vice-Chair & Jennifer Colins, Executive Director MasterVoices

Beth Holland, Hepsen Uzcan, Eda Sorokoff


Stephen studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on, and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. Stephen is also an Honorary Board Member of The Society For The Preservation of The Great American Songbook. Stephen

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