Our Favorite Things salutes the incomparable Julie Andrews. Taryn Whipple and Don Lobacz present an entertaining retrospective of Andrews' career. This enchanting show features songs from her incredible career, spanning more than 4 decades.
Featuring cherished songs from Broadway shows and movies like “Mary Poppins,” “Cinderella,” “Sound of Music” and “Camelot,” including Feed the Birds, The Rain in Spain , Do Re Mi, My Favorite things, The Sound of Music and many more.
Taryn Whipple is a mezzo-soprano who performs regularly throughout the Milwaukee area. She is in high demand as both a Classical and Cabaret singer and regularly performs on stage, performing roles for regional theatres like Fiona in Brigadoon, Nellie in South Pacific, Marion in The Music Man, and Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof. In one of her most unique opportunities, she joined the Menomonee Falls Symphony Orchestra as their guest soloist for a Valentine's Day Concert.
Don Lobacz is known to audiences throughout the Midwest, thanks to his appearances with 50's Doo-Wop group, Four Guyz In Dinner Jackets. They have toured extensively since the early 2000's and Don was a primary arranger for the group while also being the Lead voice. He also has performed regularly with the vocal jazz/nostalgia group, BoyGirlBoyGirl and served as the lead singer with the rock ‘n’ roll band BtW Classic. He previously appeared with Ellen Winters in The Girl Singer: A Tribute To Rosemary Clooney here at Skokie Theatre.
"Taryn Whipple sang some of Andrews’ beloved tunes with a superb voice that easily glided through the yodeling in Lonely Goatherd, soared in The Rain in Spain and trilled gently in the finale of The Simple Joys of Maidenhood.” -- Marilyn Jozwick, Wisconsin Theater Spotlight
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