Broadway star Davis Gaines, who has performed the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “The Phantom of the Opera” over 2,000 times, will present “Music of the Night: An Evening with Davis Gaines,” an intimate concert to benefit SOSMentor. The concert will take place at the Alex Theatre in Glendale on Saturday, February 19 at 8 p.m.
SOSMentor is a Los Angeles based nonprofit organization whose mission is to decrease the alarming rate of childhood obesity and related illnesses by educating students in health, nutrition and fitness through after-school mentoring programs.
Gaines’s concert will feature Broadway show tunes and popular standards, with all proceeds benefitting SOSMentor/ShapeUp.
Davis Gaines played the Phantom on Broadway, in Los Angeles (where he remains LA’s longest running Phantom) and in San Francisco (winning the Bay Area Critic’s Award for Best Actor). His other stage credits include playing Raoul in “The Phantom of the Opera,” the world premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Whistle Down the Wind,” “Hello, Dolly!” with Carol Channing, “Camelot” with Richard Burton, “The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas” with Alexis Smith and many others.
The curtain will rise at 8 p.m. on Saturday, February 19, and the event will also feature drawings for valuable prizes. Regular tickets are $75 and $100 and are available by visiting www.AlexTheatre.org or by calling (818) 243-2539. A limited number of VIP tickets are available (which include a post-performance reception with Mr. Gaines) for $150, and may be purchased by calling (818) 222-4243.
The Alex Theatre is located at 216 N. Brand Boulevard in Glendale.