CARLY OZARD – Winner “Best New Cabaret Performer 2009”
In Her New Cabaret Show…Somebody to Love: My Musical Tribute To Freddie Mercury
Fri. & Sat. Oct. 22 & 23, 2010 – 10:30 pm – 2 Nights Only! at The Rrazz Room at the Hotel Nikko in SF
Special Guest Star – Katya Smirnoff-Skyy
Musical Direction by Joe Wicht
“I won’t be a rock star. I will be a legend.” – Freddie Mercury
(San Francisco, CA) Critically-acclaimed musical theater singer and comedic cabaret artist Carly Ozard presents her new cabaret show Somebody to Love: My Musical Tribute To Freddie Mercury. Carly Ozard will be “Queen For A Day”, paying homage to her musical idol, and sharing historic and unknown facts about Mercury’s public and personal lifestyle. Ms. Ozard new cabaret show will showcase popular songs from Queen’s extensive repertoire, as well as perform solo work written by Freddie Mercury without Queen. Rare musical material and collaborations will be featured in this tribute to the rock tenor who flaunted his four-octave range, charmed his audiences, and lived his 45 years to the fullest. Ozard will be joined on stage by a three-piece combo along with special guest star Katya Smirnoff-Skyy. Musical Direction is by Joe Wicht. Somebody to Love: My Musical Tribute To Freddie Mercury will be performed for Two-Nights Only, Fri. & Sat. Oct. 22 & 23, 2010 – 10:30 pm at The Rrazz Room at the Hotel Nikko – 222 Mason St. (at O’Farrell St.) in SF 94102. Tickets are $20 + a two drink minimum.
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Carly relates to Mercury’s flair for theatrical and dramatic performing, incorporating his work into 2 nights of inventive cabaret. Familiar Mercury selections include “I Want It All,” “Don’t Stop Me Now” “Somebody To Love,” “Hard Life,” “Days of Our Lives,” “Who Wants to Live Forever?” and “The Show Must Go On” along with lesser-known treasures as “Too Much Love Will Kill You,” “Love Me Like There’s No Tomorrow,” “Your Kind of Lover,” “In My Defense” and Brian May’s tender send-off for Freddie Mercury, entitled “No One But You.” Carly Ozard’s previous Solo Cabaret shows BITTER AND BE GAY, and BEWITCHED, BOTHERED AND BIPOLAR! have played to sold-out houses at Martuni’s, and the Rrazz Room.
Carly Ozard, a classically-trained mezzo-soprano, and no stranger to Bay Area musical theatre, celebrated her one-woman cabaret debut with Bitter and Be Gay in 2008! Carly has played leading roles in The Golden Apple (42nd St. Moon), Carousel (Lamplighters), and featured as “Sally” in Follies opposite San Francisco Cabaret regulars Barry Lloyd, Lua Hadar, Russ Lorenson and Linda Kosut. Ozard has performed with Foothill Music Theatre, Broadway by the Bay, Altarena Playhouse, Notre Dame de Namur and as a cantor at the Castro’s Most Holy Redeemer Church. She was a frequent co-host of Open Mic at Octavia Lounge on Fridays, and regularly performs at Martuni’s as a featured guest in Katya Presents! and in Trauma Flintstone’s Bijou Nights. Ozard made her Plush Room debut in Nov. 2007. Carly Ozard has studied at Perry-Mansfield under cabaret instructors Karen Mason, Andrea Marcovicci, Barry Kleinbort, Chris Denny, Shelley Markham and David Gaines. Carly studies voice with Baker Peeples.
WHAT: Critically-Acclaimed Musical Theater Singer & Comedic Cabaret Artist Carly Ozard performs her new cabaret show
Somebody to Love: My Musical Tribute To Freddie Mercury
Carly Ozard will be “Queen For A Day”, paying homage to her musical idol, sharing historic & unknown
facts about Mercury’s public & personal lifestyle.
Musical Direction by Joe Wicht / Special Guest Star Katya Smirnoff-Skyy
WHERE: The Rrazz Room at the Hotel Nikko –
222 Mason St.(at O’Farrell St.) in SF 94102
WHEN: Fri. & Sat. Oct. 22 & 23, 2010 – 10:30 pm – 2 Nights Only!!
COST: $20 + a two drink minimum
INFO: For more info call Ticket Web at 866/ 468-3399