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SHREVEPORT, LA, MARCH 10, 2020  - On Saturday, March 28, vocalist Craig Schulman returns to the Shreveport Symphony to present an evening filled with memorable Broadway tunes and well-loved favorites. Schulman is the only performer in the world to have appeared in the title roles of The Phantom of the Opera, Jekyll & Hyde and Les Misérables on Broadway.

Saturday, March 28, 2020, 7:30 p.m.
RiverView Theater
Kermit Poling, conductor
Craig Schulman and Tamra Hayden, vocalists
Leah Huber and Caleb Freeman, special guest vocalists

The concert program features favorite tunes from Chicago, Jekyll & Hyde, Wicked, Rent, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera and more. 

Tickets are available online at  or by phone at 318-227-8863. Prices range from $25-$69. 
The SSO's season sponsor is Willis-Knighton Health System. The concert sponsor  is Kilpatrick's Rose-Neath Funeral Homes, Crematorium and Cemeteries, Inc.
About Craig Schulman
Craig Schulman is the only performer in the world to have performed three of the most extraordinary musical theatre characters ever written. He has appeared in the title roles of Jekyll & Hyde, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom Of The Opera, and nearly 2,000 performances of Jean Valjean in Les Misérables, on Broadway and around the world. He was chosen to represent the U.S. at the Les Misérables Tenth Anniversary Concert at Royal Albert Hall in October 1995, which can often be seen on the PBS broadcast of the event. He has played Che in Evita; Tevye in Fiddler On The Roof and Archibald Craven in The Secret Garden.

He has sung on The Rosie O'Donnell Show, NBC Weekend Today and Guiding  Light, and was heard as the voices of "Placido Domingo" and "Luciano Pavarotti" on MTV's Claymation Celebrity Death Match.

Schulman moves freely between the worlds of Broadway, opera and symphonic
pops programs. He has sung Don Jose in Carmen at Opera Carolina, Opera Memphis, and in Colorado; debuted as Judge Danforth in The Crucible at Tulsa Opera; and sang Eisenstein in Strauss' D ie Fledermaus with Opera Memphis. He also sang with Sherrill Milnes and Mignon Dunn at Opera Memphis' 40th Anniversary Gala Concert.

He is the creator and producer of the BROADWAY NIGHTS™ Concert Series, and two solo programs: HEROES, MONSTERS & MADMEN™ and CRAIG SCHULMAN ON BROADWAY™. Craig teaches college level acting classes and he is married to prominent New York City voice teacher Monica Robinson, and they are the proud parents of two sons and a daughter. 

About Tamra Hayden
Tamra Hayden is a celebrated vocalist and accomplished multi-instrumentalist, playing piano, guitar, and viola. She has five solo albums to her credit, as well as dozens of musical collaborations. She has appeared on Broadway as Cosette in Les Misérables and as Texas in Cabaret. Off-Broadway performances have included Jacques Brel Is Alive And Well And Living In Paris, and she has toured nationally as Christine in Phantom Of The Opera, Hodel in Fiddler On The Roof opposite Theodore Bikel, plus in Les Misérables and It Ain't Nothing But The Blues.  
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About the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra 
Since its founding in 1948, the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra (SSO) has become Louisiana's oldest continually operating professional orchestra and one of the most respected regional orchestras in the United States. The SSO's mission is: To Embrace - to embrace the community we serve and to be embraced by the same community; to broaden the level of supporters and their involvement with the orchestra; to work across the region with various arts organizations through cooperation and partnerships. To Enlighten - to educate; to enlighten the senses beyond the norm. To Experience - to provide the unique aesthetic experiences of live orchestral music; to give depth and enriching life; to connect people through music; to foster cultural diversity. To Excel - to foster artistic, organizational, and financial excellence.