Celebrity Hal Linden to present program at Orlin Trapp
News-Sun staff report September 4, 2013 5:22PM
Hal Linden will present a program of classic tunes, stories and nostalgia Sept. 8 at the Orlin Trapp Auditorium at Waukegan High School.
Updated: October 7, 2013 11:05AM
WAUKEGAN — Hal Linden, jazz musician and legendary star of Broadway and television, will present a program of classic tunes, stories and nostalgia Sept. 8 at 3 p.m. at the Orlin Trapp Auditorium at Waukegan High School, 2325 Brookside Ave.
Hal Linden, a 65-year entertainment veteran, is best known for his portrayal of the police precinct captain in the hit television series “Barney Miller,” for which he earned multiple Golden Globe and Emmy nominations. In 1957, he made his Broadway debut in the musical “Bells Are Ringing” opposite Judy Holliday, and has continued to perform in more than 20 Broadway and off-Broadway productions, including “Pajama Game,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Chicago” and “Cabaret.” In 1971, he won the Tony Award for “Best Actor in a Musical” for his role in “The Rothschilds.” An accomplished jazz clarinetist and vocalist, Linden is backed by a seven-piece band performing America’s classic songs, along with a lifetime of showmanship and charm.
The program is sponsored by the Lake County Community Concert Association (LCCCA).
Single tickets are $30, available at the door or by calling Donna at (847) 244-7465. Season tickets for the six-concert series are $90. For more information, or to request a brochure, visit www.lakecountyconcerts.org.