For Sentimental Reasons starring Avery Sommers
January 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
One event on January 6, 2018 at 8:00pm
Avery Sommers has created a brand-new show, “For Sentimental Reasons”, which features 25 of her favorite songs and sentimental hits, such as “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “Gentle On My Mind,” “Love Will Keep Us Together,” “Proud Mary,” “Breaking Up is Hard To Do,” “I Will Survive,” and many more!
A well-known artist in South Florida for many years, Avery has starred on Broadway in “AIN’T MISBEHAVIN’” and “SHOWBOAT IN TEXAS” (Jewel with Ann-Margaret), and “CHICAGO” (Matron Mama Morton with Chita Rivera and Joel Grey). She was nominated for and won an L.A OVATION AWARD for her portrayal of Matron Mama Morton.
Avery also starred in “BUT NOT FOR ME,” her one-woman show, which was created and produced by the Caldwell Theater Company in Boca Raton. She won a CARBONELL AWARD for “Best Actress” for her performance.
She also created the recurring role of REGINA DANSBY on the CBS soap “AS THE WORLD TURNS” as well as the recurring role of EVELYN on the ABC Mystery Movie Series, “B.L. STRYKER” starring Burt Reynolds and Ossie Davis. She also co-starred with Burt Reynolds and Reba McIntyre in the CBS Movie of the Week, “THE MAN FROM LEFT FIELD.”
Recently, she was nominated for another CARBONELL AWARD for her portrayal of Bessie Smith in the production of “The Devil’s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith.”