(Brantford, On)

 Sanderson Centre for the Performing Arts presents

Big Band on Broadway A BNP Nostalgia Production


Showtime: Tuesday May 30 2:00 PM

Tickets:  $38.00

There is a hush in the audience, a mounting crescendo on the drums, the fabulous big band sounds of Broadway are heard, Canada’s own award winning ‘Sophisticated Swing’ is on stage, the show has begun!

Headlining this stellar event are two veteran performers... FRANKLIN PENNY trumpet artist and vocalist Paramount Pictures and CBS Television and TRICIA COLE 1st class big band vocalist and star of musical theatre. 

This wonderful 17- piece ensemble features some of the finest musicians in the Golden Horseshoe and beyond performing Broadway tunes from a past era, now part of the great American Songbook.  Audiences will fall in love with this musical extravaganza!

What people are saying....”Franklin Penny is the complete package- a showman, a fine musician, a singer with great chops, and astonishingly, a nice guy!  It doesn’t get better than that.”  David Warrack – International pianist, producer, director, composer, conductor, orchestrator, Actor and lyricist – Toronto.

“I’ve known and worked with Frank for 20 years.  Whether playing the trumpet or singing, he and the band are a class act and make for great entertainment.”  Greg Bush – Yamaha Artist (trumpet), Professor of Music, Vancouver Island University – Vancouver.

“Tricia Cole is a 1st class vocalist of both musical theatre and the big band genre.  I’m proud and excited to be performing with this truly talented Canadian artist!” – Franklin Penny - Canadian trumpet artist and vocalist –Toronto..


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Purchase tickets by:

Telephone:  (519) 758-8090 or 1-800-265-0710

In person:  88 Dalhousie Street, Brantford


$5.00 eyeGO tickets are available for high school students with valid ID. $20.00 uGO tickets are available to university and college students with valid ID.


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 For further information on this release contact Liz Oden (519) 752-9910 x 5022 or