Ben Vereen interview

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Stage and screen legend Ben Vereen is returning to Hawai`i for a series of five concerts on four islands, plus a series of speaking engagements at schools and other stops in the community. He called HPR’s Dave Lawrence ahead of his trip… and talked about the new show he'll be rehearsing in the islands, Tenacity.

Ben VereenHere are some details on Ben's visit: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 1PM, University of Hawai`i at Hilo Master class, UH Performing Arts Center

Thursday, January 19, 2012 TIME TBA, Kona Master class, Honoka`a High School band building

Friday, January 20, 2012 8pm at the Kahilu Theatre (808-885-6868 or http://www.kahilutheatre.org for tickets or info)

Saturday, January 21, 2012 7:30PM University of Hawaii at Hilo, UH Hilo Performing Arts Center, (808-974-7310 or http://hilo.hawaii.edu/depts/theatre/tickets/ for tickets)

Sunday, January 22, 2012 5PM Kaua`i Concert, Kaua`i Concert Association Kauai Community College Performing Arts Center (808-245-7464 or http://www.kauai-concert.org  for tickets)

Monday, January 23, 2012 TIME/LOCATION TBA, Kaua`i Master class

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 10AM Honolulu Master class Choir director's classroom at Leeward Community College

Thursday, January 26, 2012 TIME/LOCATION TBA Maui Master class

Friday, January 27, 2012 7:30PM Maui Concert, Maui Arts & Cultural Center Castle Theater, (808-242-7469 or http://www.mauiarts.org/)

Saturday, January 28, 2012 8PM University of Hawai`i at Manoa, Leeward Community College Theatre (808-956-8246 or http://lcctheatre.hawaii.edu/vereen.html for tickets)

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