Apr 25th, 2012Press Release from Allentown Brew Works

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                            20 Apr 2012



Allentown, PA—Star of the Day’s Spotlight Cabaret and Piano Bar, the Lehigh Valley’s only showcase of its kind, will be held at 8pm on May 3rd  in the Allentown Brew Works’ High Gravity Lounge. Doors open at 7:30 PM.  $5 cash admission.

The following is the lineup for the May 3rd “Simply Sondheim” performance.

Mim Paquin – joins us from New York City where she is a professional opera vocalist, singer/songwriter, and actress.  Mim has performed solo concerts in conjunction with Park & Bark Opera, Opera for Humanity and The New Bedford Symphony Orchestra.  She also owns and operates Silver Voice NYC, a recording studio for classical singers.

Nina Elias – brand new to the Spotlight Cabaret.  Nina was last seen on the stage in the PA Playhouse production of Thoroughly Modern Millie.  Nina is the beauty editor for Prevention Magazine.

Ryan Kelly – an Allentown native who has been singing in the Spotlight Cabaret since 2009.  Ryan is also an actor who has appeared at Civic Theatre of Allentown, Pines Dinner Theatre, and Pennsylania Shakespeare Festival.

Amber Kerestes – a brand new voice to the Spotlight Cabaret this month.  Amber has appeared in many productions at the Pines Dinner Theatre and is also the choreographer for the Kutztown High School showchoir.

Carlos Barrera – our has featured singer of the month! Carlos is an architect by day and performer by night.  He has been with the Spotlight Cabaret since January 2012 and has quickly become a fan favorite!

Peter Sikalias – one of our newest singers to the Spotlight Cabaret line-up.  Peter was last seen as Ching Ho in Thoroughly Modern Millie at PA Playhouse.

Christine Hjorth – a veteran of the Spotlight Cabaret.  She has been a featured performer since 2010 and was our featured performer of the month last month for “Keepin’ It Reel.” She is also one third of the trio ‘Make It 3’, a small ensemble group created by Star of the Day Event Productions that performs for private parties and corporate events.

Oliver Blatt will accompany the featured performers and open piano bar participants with his talented fingers on the keyboard.

Star of the Day’s Spotlight Cabaret and Piano Bar is held every first Thursday. The Allentown Brew Works is located at 812 Hamilton Street in Allentown. Free parking is available on all surrounding streets, including Hamilton, 8th and 9th, anytime after 6pm. There is also a free parking lot available off of 8th Street between Hamilton and Linden Streets (behind the PPL Plaza); the entrance to the Brew Works is less than 50 yards from that lot.

For more information, please visit All media are invited to join us, please contact Kirsten Rani Almeida at moc.oohaynull@sdorpyadehtforats to make arrangements or to schedule interviews with anyone involved. Contact Michael Fegley at moc.skrowwerbehtnull@ekim or 610.433.7777 to schedule interviews with the management of the Allentown Brew Works.


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