Broadway, television star Sutton Foster to perform for one night only with the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra in Live at Powell Hall concert

Tony Award-winning actress and singer joins the SLSO for February 23, 2019, concert

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(October 3, 2018, St. Louis, MO) – Today, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra announced two-time Tony award-winning actress and singer Sutton Foster will perform for one night only with the SLSO at Powell Hall on Saturday, February 23, 2019.

Sutton FosterFoster (pictured left), a multi-talented performer, has appeared in 11 Broadway musicals. She won the 2011 Tony Award for Outstanding Actress in a Musical for Anything Goes and the 2002 Tony Award for Best Lead Actress in a Musical for Thoroughly Modern Millie. She also originated roles in the Broadway productions of The Drowsy Chaperone, Little Women, Young Frankenstein, and Shrek The Musical.

As a solo artist, Foster has performed all over the country, as well as internationally, with her musical director Michael Rafter with songs from her debut solo CD Wish and her follow-up CD, An Evening With Sutton Foster: Live at the Cafe Carlyle. Her third album, Take Me to the World, was released this year.

Most recently, she played the lead character in TV Land's hit show "Younger."

Foster is the latest guest artist slated to appear with the SLSO as part of Live at Powell Hall during the 18/19 season. Other guest artists include Grammy-award winning trumpeter Chris Botti (October 26, 2018) and Tony Award-winning actor/singer Leslie Odom, Jr. (December 2, 2018). Since 2010, the SLSO has hosted more than 150 Live at Powell Hall concerts: from movies like Singin' in the Rain, Harry Potter and tributes to the movie music of John Williams, to tribute concerts and one-night-only performances with award-winning guests including Nelly, Ben Folds, Mary Chapin Carpenter, and Idina Menzel.

Sutton Foster: A Night in Concert
Powell Hall, 718 N. Grand Blvd., St. Louis, MO
Saturday, February 23, 2019, 7:30pm

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting or calling the Box Office at 314-534-1700.

Limited VIP Packages are available and include a Meet & Greet with Foster, priority seating, parking pass and drink vouchers. VIP Packages cost $150/person and can be purchased by calling the Box Office.

About the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Celebrated as one of today's most exciting and enduring orchestras, the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra is the second-oldest orchestra in the country, marking its 139th year with the 2018/2019 season. Widely considered one of the world's finest, the SLSO maintains its commitment to artistic excellence, educational impact, and community connections – all in service to its mission of enriching lives through the power of music.

In addition to its regular concert performances at Powell Hall, which has been the permanent home of the SLSO for 50 years, the orchestra is an integral part of the diverse and vibrant St. Louis community, presenting free education programs and performances throughout the region each year. It presents St. Louis Symphony Live at the Pulitzer, a four-program series at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation. The SLSO also serves as the resident orchestra for Opera Theatre Saint Louis, with this season marking the 42nd year of their partnership.

The Grammy Award–winning SLSO's impact beyond the St. Louis region is realized through weekly Saturday night concert broadcasts on St. Louis Public Radio, acclaimed recordings, and regular touring activity. A sought-after artistic partner by preeminent musicians and composers from across the globe, as well as by local and national organizations, the SLSO enjoys a long history of robust and enduring artistic collaborations that have developed and deepened over the years.

Today, the SLSO builds on the institution's current momentum on all fronts, including artistic, financial, audience growth, and community impact, and looks toward the future with Stéphane Denève. Denève, who has been a frequent guest conductor with the orchestra since 2003, begins his tenure as Music Director with the 19/20 season, following this season as Music Director Designate. For more information, visit

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