Celebrated vocalist Courtney Glass will make her cabaret debut as Brooklyn Runaways presents Heroine: A Cabaret with Courtney Glass at the Alex Theatre, St Kilda this October for two performances only.
Using her trademark wit and luscious vocals, Glass will share funny, tragic, and empowering stories about being an actress in 2019. She will reveal how – while being the damsel in distress can be fun on stage – sometimes in life you have to save your damn self.
Joined by David Butler on piano, expect a tuneful celebration of her journey into womanhood through an assortment of Broadway standards from Grey Gardens, The Music Man and lots of Sondheim…
Courtney Glass made her Broadway debut in The Woman In White, understudying and performing the title role. Since moving to Australia in 2014, Courtney has appeared in Man of La Mancha, Kiss Me, Kate, Of Thee I Sing (Squabbalogic), You’re A Good Man, Charlie Brown (Alex Theatre), Brigadoon and Oklahoma! (The Production Company).
Most recently, Glass appeared in Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (TEG Life Like Company) and played the role of Yvonne in the Victorian tour of Sunday in the Park with George (Watch This). In November, Courtney will appear in Ragtime (The Production Company) at Arts Centre Melbourne.
Brooklyn Runaways produces cabarets and live events for a modern audience. Previous cabarets include From: New York, For: Him at The Butterfly Club and Adelaide Fringe, and two shows by the cabaret duo Mel & Peppy.
The group was founded in 2018 by Melissa David and Brandon Pape, two New York City transplants who recently moved to Melbourne and hope to continue pursuing their love of nurturing fresh voices in the performance community.
“Glass’ stagecraft and finesse give her a sheer professional edge. She is all style, with clear, pure vocals. Glamorous.” – Stage Whispers
Heroine: A Cabaret with Courtney Glass
The Lounge – Alex Theatre, 1/135 Fitzroy Street, St Kilda
Performances: 2 & 3 October 2019
Information and Bookings: www.alextheatrestk.com.au
Image: Courtney Glass – courtesy of Brooklyn Runaways