Skylight Productions is proud to present Carter Calvert
“Viva La Diva…A Celebration of the Ladies of Broadway”
Premiered on Friday, April 9th @ 7:30 pm EDT and now available On-Demand – Hosted by Carole Demas
Carter Calvert, Broadway star (Cats, Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Forbidden Broadway and the Tony-nominated It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues) and a chart-topping recording artist (It’s A Man’s World; Carter Calvert & The Roger Cohen Trio) floats effortlessly between Broadway, Pop, American Songbook, R&B and Country in a tuneful tribute to the Diva-licious ladies of music who inspired her. Sprinkled with “making it in the biz” stories and rollicking behind-the-scenes anecdotes. Carter delights everyone with the award-winning songs of Aretha Franklin, Judy Garland, Carole King, Barbra Streisand, Patsy Cline and more!
There will also be a special duet with Broadway legend, Carole Demas and Ms. Calvert, as they sing from the hit Broadway musical Wicked. It’s not to be missed!
Carter Calvert: is best known for originating her role in the Tony®-nominated Broadway musical It Ain’t Nothin’ But The Blues alongside Grammy® winning jazz vocalist Gregory Porter. The New York Times wrote, “Carter Calvert effervesces: her voice echoes chimes in the night” and “Her smoldering grip on “Fever” is positively dangerous”.
She is featured on the cast recording and starred in the show’s national tour. Other tours include the title role in Always Patsy Cline opposite Sally Struthers, the featured role of ‘Grizabella’ in the Broadway national touring company of CATS, the European tour of Smokey Joe’s Café, and an international tour of Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway. She’s received accolades for her off- Broadway work in Forbidden Broadway: Comes Out Swinging and The Thing About Men. She has originated World Premiere roles in the musicals Forbidden Vegas, Sparkley Clean Funeral Singers and the Great American Trailer Park Musical.