Emmy Award-winning actor Neil Patrick Harris hosts the PBS concert special “From Dust To Dreams: Opening Night at The Smith Center For The Performing Arts,” airing at 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 on OETA.
The special features performances by such artists as country superstars Merle Haggard, Willie Nelson, Emmylou Harris and Martina McBride; rock icon John Fogerty; singer-songwriter legend Carole King, Academy Award winner Jennifer Hudson; violinist Joshua Bell and Train lead singer Pat Monahan, according to a news release.
A variety of Broadway songs are presented by entertainers that include Tony winner Brian Stokes Mitchell; Laura Osnes; Cheyenne Jackson, Sherie Rene Scott, Montego Glover and Benjamin Walker.
Rob Mathes, a five-time Emmy nominee and producer/musical director for Sting, supervised the show’s performances.
15-time Emmy winner George Stevens Jr. served as producer for “From Dust To Dreams,” while four-time Emmy winner Michael Stevens served as director and producer for the special for The Stevens Company.
NOTE: This program is a gem and spotlights many impressive performances – it should not be missed by anyone who is a fan of music or even just simply good entertainment.
– Melissa Hayer
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