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CLOSE TO YOU: The Music of the Carpenters

February 23, 2019 Temple Theater

Considered one of the best vocalists of all time, Karen Carpenter captured the attention of a generation with the surprisingly deep material of her unabashedly catchy pop music. Singer and playwright Lisa Rock has compiled a moving tribute to the music and life of Carpenter, and brings it to the stage with her 6-piece backing band. Dedicated to re-creating the true sound of The Carpenters, Rock and her band showcase some of the most memorable songs of the 70s including “We’ve Only Just Begun,” “Rainy Days and Mondays,” and of course “Close to You.”

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Venue Temple Theater
Please note: only children age 5 and over with tickets will be allowed into the theater for this production.

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"To have been given the chance to work with a professional choreographer and music director! Wow!"

- Ridg, Waukee High School

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