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Tributes to Four Seasons, Supremes and Sophie Tucker in Summerlin

For anyone with an ounce of nostalgia in their heart Summerlin’s Starbright Theatre, 2215 Thomas Ryan Blvd, has some great entertainment on the horizon.

This weekend there will be tributes to Frankie Valli & the Four Seasons and to the Supremes; next weekend it’s a Sophie Tucker show. All are presented by Michael Chapman and ChapQuist Entertainment. For information about tickets to the shows call 240-1301.

Oh What a Night! — This tribute to Valli and the Four Seasons will be performed at 4 p.m. Sunday, an unscheduled show that was added after an earlier one in the week was sold out.

Tickets are $18 for residents and $23 for non-residents of Summerlin.

The revue was written and directed by independent Motown producer and creative consultant George Solomon, and by Chapman, an award-winning producer/director Michael Chapman. Choreography is by Paul Holmquist. Among the songs in the show are “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and “Walk Like a Man.”

Supreme Reflections — This tribute to Diana Ross & the Supremes will be at 7 p.m. Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday.

Tickets are $18 for residents and $23 for non-residents of summerlin.

This trip down Motown’s memory lane also was written and directed by Solomon and Chapman, with choreography by Holmquist.

Red Hot Mama! — This lively musical starring Sharon McNight is a tribute to Sophie Tucker. The show will be at 7 p.m. Sept. 13.

Tickets are $18 for residents and $20 for non-residents.

Tucker was a powerful presence in American entertainment for nearly sixty years. She was magnificent entertainer, a luckless gambler, a generous friend, a tireless trouper, an unforgettable character, says Chapman.

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