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Love Finds Judy Garland

August 27 / 7:30 pm

Songstress Joan Ellison Celebrates 100th Anniversary of a Hollywood Legend |

Joan Ellison, along with pianist Jason Aquila and cellist Nora Willauer, Celebrate Judy Garland’s centennial with a musical ‘Trolly Ride’ through her life.

On June 10, 1922, one of the brightest, most tragic movie stars of Hollywood’s Golden Era was born. Judy Garland was a much-loved character whose warmth and spirit, along with her rich and exuberant voice, kept theatre-goers entertained with an array of delightful musicals.

Songstress Joan Ellison celebrates Judy Garland’s centennial with a trolley ride through her life, from her swing-singing days at MGM to her take-no-prisoners sold-out concerts around the globe. It’s a highly personal love letter to the genius of Judy Garland and her path to true love, including The Trolley Song, Over the Rainbow, Just in Time, If Love Were All, The Boy Next Door, I Got Rhythm, By Myself, The Man That Got Away, The Palace Medley, and Get Happy.

Joan Ellison has been described by Cabaret Scenes Magazine as “Judyesque in appearance and…a near voice double for her idol.” As the restorer of Garland’s original orchestral arrangements with Michael Feinstein for the Judy Garland Heirs Trust, she brings musical authenticity and a life-long love for Judy to the stage. 

There is absolutely no one better suited to celebrate the life and work of Hollywood legend, Judy Garland, than Joan Ellison. Joan has loved Judy her entire life, painstakingly recreated the arrangements of her most famous songs, and has made a career of preserving Judy’s legacy.  It is a genuine thrill to welcome Joan, along with her musical partners, Jason Aquila (Piano) and Nora Willauer (Cello) to the intimate setting of The Strand Theater.

A Strand EXCLUSIVE! You won’t find this show downtown or anywhere else within 90 miles of Zelienople!

Saturday ONLY!
August 27, 2022   7:00pm

$25 – $35 Reserve Seating

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