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Saturday, November 3d, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Linda Eder, Broadway star and Theatre World Award winner is coming to Needham. One of the greatest voices of our time, Linda Eder’s diverse repertoire spans Broadway, Standards, Pop, Country, and Jazz.She began her career right out of high school, singing all around her home state, and eventually landing a gig at Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City. But it was her appearance on the 1987 season of “Star Search,” during which she won for an unprecedented 12 straight weeks, which attracted the attention of audiences and record companies alike.
Linda launched her recording career in 1991 with her self-titled debut album and soon established herself as one of America’s most popular and acclaimed new interpreters of Pop, Standard and Theatrical genres. She released two more solo albums before starring in the Broadway production of Jekyll & Hyde, as the tragic character Lucy. Jekyll & Hyde was her Broadway debut, and she was rewarded with a Drama Desk nomination.
In 2018, Linda recorded her 17th solo album, a Broadway/Standards CD entitled If You See Me. She has appeared on television numerous times, featured on numerous PBS television concert specials including “Clay Aiken’s Tried & True,” “Hallelujah Broadway,” “Linda Eder: The PBS Concert,” “Best of Broadway: The Leading Ladies” (with Julie Andrews and Bernadette Peters), “Best of Broadway: The Love Songs,” “Jim Brickman Plays The Disney Songbook,” and many others.The concert stage remains the mainstay of Eder’s career. She has performed for sold-out crowds in venues across the country and throughout Europe, including Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, The Palace Theatre, Radio City Music Hall, and Wolftrap, among many others. Her collaborators have included the late Oscar-winning composer and pianist Marvin Hamlisch, Emmy and Grammy winner Michael Feinstein, and conductor of the Boston Pops Keith Lockhart. Linda is bringing her powerhouse voice to our intimate venue for a very special engagement.