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A Swell Party with Cole Porter

“BMC Encores” continues to bring you memorable performances from its vault! This month, watch A Swell Party with Cole Porter, BMC’s original cabaret musical! Click here to relive or experience it for the first time!

Local theater stars, Martha Benedict, Martin Bray, Ben Buchanan, Sherrie Kahn and Megann Schmidt, play dozens of roles and perform more than 30 of Cole Porter’s timeless songs, written for movies and shows from 1927 to 1956, including favorites like You’re the Top, You’d Be So Nice to Come Home To, Friendship, Let’s Do It, Let’s Misbehave, Be A Clown, Anything Goes, My Heart Belongs to Daddy, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, I Get a Kick Out of You, Night and Day, Begin the Beguine, Just One of Those Things, and many more rarer finds.

The talented performers are supported by Scott Henderson’s stage and music direction, lighting by Tanner Hanson, choreography by Martin Bray and costumes by Genny Cohn. Recorded at the dress rehearsal on October 6, 2015, at The Firehouse Performing Arts Center in Bellingham.