Comedy, Jazz And Storytelling At Roxbury Arts Alliance
Roxbury Arts Alliance has planned a night of comedy, “Off Book Improv,” Sat., Sept. 17, at 7:30 p.m. at ROXPAC at Investors Bank Theater.
Join in for another hilarious night of comedy, as Off-Book Improv returns to the Investors Bank Theater with an all-new show! Come enjoy a two hour night of pure comedy entertainment. Every show is 100 percent unique and is guaranteed to be a performance to remember. Come out for a night of laughs!
Tickets are $15.
On Sun., Oct. 11, at 7 p.m., enjoy live jazz music with Austin McMahon & Friends. Jazz trio performing music will be featured with selections from the Great American Songbook as well as original music composed by drummer/composer Austin McMahon and the trio’s members will.
|McMahon, a professional jazz drummer and composer, graduated from Roxbury High School, class of 1999, and attended the University of Miami for his music degrees in jazz studies. McMahon has performed as an opening act for Grammy award winners Esperanza Spaulding and Diane Reeves and has performed at countless jazz festivals and concert halls throughout the USA and Europe including Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center. In Boston where he now resides, McMahon performs regularly and teaches at the New England Conservatory and taught at Harvard University for the last six years. Austin is the winner of the ninth annual Independent Music Awards for Best Jazz Song. He appears on upwards of 50 recordings including his own “Many Muses” and “Many Muses Vol. 2” available on McMahon’s own record label, fractamodi (www.fractamodi.com).
The trio includes Joe Davidian on piano and Jamie Ousley on bass. They will perform their own arrangements of works from such classic films as “The Wizard of Oz” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” as well as tasteful swinging arrangements of classic jazz standards and original compositions. For more info visit: www.austinmcmahon.com.
Tickets are $20; members pay $15 at door. Members should call or email to reserve their tickets at this discounted price.
On Sun., Oct. 25,at 3 p.m., enjoy story telling by Musical Legends with Lauren Hooker.
Musical Legends is an interactive educational theatrical performance that will entertain all ages. Based on a children’s story, it is a tale of how fire was brought down to Mother Earth. The audience becomes the animals of the story through Native American sign language, song and a toe-heel dance step.
Tickets are $9 for adults; $6 for children two and older.