10 Reasons to see Duke Ellington’s Sophisticated Ladies

The Fulton is bringing you the best in Big Band music and the glamorous feel of a jazz age show. Be transported back in time with glitz, glam, and the smooth sound of Duke Ellington.

Come one and all to see the great new show Sophisticated Ladies, featuring the smooth sound of Duke Ellington! Watch the legacy of Ellington unfold on stage, and check out these 10 reasons why you need to be there!

The Genius of Duke Ellington

Sophisticated ladies use the big band music of Duke Ellington to set the mood and lend to a sparkling show!

Exceptional Vocals

Come hear Ellington’s songs come to life with vibrant vocals that soar through the rafters.

No Need for a Time Machine

You’ll be transported back in time, no time machine needed, to the roaring 20s with the smooth sound of big band, period correct costumes, and the pizzazz of the Prohibition Era.

The Fulton Theatre Itself

The Fulton Theatre claims to be the oldest working theatre in the country and has been bringing entertainment to people since 1852. A perfect reason to come enjoy a show.

 Cast of Duke Ellington's Sophisticated Ladies - Photo By Kinectiv

Nonstop Music

Beautiful ballads, lively instrumentals, Sophisticated Ladies is a whirlwind of big band, swing, and vibrant vocals.

Captivating Cast

Sophisticated Ladies gives you the chance to see the Fulton’s cast at peak performance. There won’t be any disappointments with this brilliant cast and number.

On-stage Big Band

Immerse yourself in the center of Big Band! This show offers an onstage big band to fully bring to you the essence of Duke Ellington and his music.

Ellington’s Hit Songs

If you’re a huge Ellington fan, you’ll hear many of his hit songs including, “Take the ‘A’ Train, “In A Sentimental Mood,” and That Ain’t Good,” which take this classic performance to new heights.

Dancing and Music

We’ve already mentioned the music, and what goes better with a big band than dancing? This show offers exceptional dance numbers that will leave you amazed and wanting more.

The Glitz and Glam

What can be more glamorous than the music, fashion, and style of the 1920s? Come get acquainted with a very stylish big-band sound! Don’t be afraid to jazz up your own style while paying this alluring show a visit.

Get your tickets to see Sophisticated Ladies today! Show times are April 30th – May 25th at the Fulton Theatre. You won’t want to miss this!

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