Southampton Arts Center: ‘Ladies of Liberty — A Musical Revue’ / November 19, 3 PM


1917 suffragist protester

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Sunday, November 19, 3:00 pm

Ladies of Liberty – A Musical Revue

Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton

$10 admission, reception follows the program 

Ladies of Liberty – Songs to Celebrate the Centennial of Women’s Suffrage in New York State 

This entertaining (and educational) musical revue tells the story of how American women won the right to vote.  This exuberant and lively performance of sometimes humorous and often touching songs and stories traces the struggle for Women’s Suffrage from its beginnings with the Abolitionist and Temperance movements all the way through Modern Feminism in the 21st century.

This program is sponsored by the League of Women Voters, Rogers Memorial Library, Southampton Arts Center and the Southampton Historical Museum.

Running Time – 60 Minutes

Created and Performed by Valerie diLorenzo

Musical Director / Accompanist by Amanda Borsack Jones

1917 suffragists on horseback in NYC parade.

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Amanda and Valerie

Valerie diLorenzo – is an award-winning NYC cabaret artist and professional actor.  Now living in Sag Harbor, Valerie has performed at Guild Hall, the Southampton Arts Center, The Suffolk Theater, Westhampton Beach PAC, SCC and many more East End venues.  Hailed as a premier interpreters of the Great American Songbook, she has played every major cabaret room in NYC. She is currently finishing her latest CD, Fire Sign, slated for a Spring 2018 release. A fun fact – she has sung the National Anthem for the NY Mets for over 15 seasons.

Amanda Borsack Jones – Musical Director / Accompanist – An East Hampton native, Amanda decided after getting her music degree that there was no place like home. She is a fixture in the East End Theatre Community having worked with Center Stage, Stages, East Hampton and Pierson school districts, the Southampton Arts Center, Guild Hall, Our Fabulous Variety Show and many other musical venues. She also maintains a private voice studio. She considers Valerie to be like family so this concert truly is the melding of all that’s good and right in her world.

Sisters Lizbeth Halsey White (left) and Abigail Fithian Halsey, descendants of the earliest settlers of Southampton, were leaders in the suffrage movement in Southampton. Women working for the cause often met in their homes. 

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SOUTHAMPTON ARTS CENTER

25 Jobs Lane, Southampton

www.southamptonartscenter.org

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