Ellen Charapko Gallery


Contact: Mary Ellen Charapko
2374 Wilton Drive, Wilton Manors, FL 33305, USA
PressOn@bellsouth.net   954.547.9014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE_______February 9, 2009, Wilton Manors, Florida

Les Misérables, the third longest running musical in Broadway, comes to South Florida via the Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre. A special sneak-peek performance will be hosted during the opening reception of “24601” at the Ellen Charapko Gallery.

The Ellen Charapko Gallery and the Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre will collaborate during the Island City Art Walk in Wilton Manors on the evening of Friday, February 20th. The reception begins at 7 pm and the public is invited.

The Ellen Charapko Gallery will present “24601” a group show of fine art and photography by Kristi-Sutton Elias, Cesar Garcia and Mary Ellen Britton. Soloists, Billy Garcia, Alexa Meyers, Alexis Robinson and Valentina Olano will perform selections from Les Misérables at 8, 8:30 and 9 pm in the gallery. For gallery information click on: www.ellencharapkogallery.com

The production of Les Misérables, School Edition plays March 20th through the 29th at the Hollywood Playhouse, 2640 Washington Street, Hollywood. For more information regarding Les Misérables or Fort Lauderdale Children’s Theatre please click on: www.flct.org or call 954.763.6882.

The Island City Art Walk begins at 7 pm until 10 pm. Refreshments will be served, and a free trolley is provided. Twenty-seven local businesses will host over 35 local, fine artists along the one-mile Wilton Drive. For more information about the Island City Art Walk please click on: www.islandcityartwalk.com.