Sunday, August 17 | 7 pm
The story of beloved singer Eva Cassidy, from her humble beginnings in Washington, DC to her untimely death at 33. This engaging show features two of Vancouver’s finest vocalists—Cayla Brooke and Tom Pickett—and a red-hot four-piece band. Showcasing 25 incredible songs—from jazz, gospel, blues, country to folk—this audience favourite is not to be missed. If you are unfamiliar with Eva Cassidy, her enthusiastic fans from around the world will tell you she’s worth getting to know; if you’re already a fan, you know what delicious treat lies in store.
Written by Cayla Brooke (Vancouver, BC) | Performed by Cayla Brooke and Tom Pickett, plus a four-piece band
Rated: PG (death and illness) | Length: 120 minutes, 1 intermission
“Cayla Brooke–An actress if i ever saw one. My oh my can that girl sing!”–Nicola Cavendish
Cayla Brooke is a versatile singer, actor and songwriter who has performed in a variety of roles, including Taming of the Shrew, Affections of May, A Flea in Her Ear, Proposals and Bye-Bye Birdie; for the last two years she has been wowing BC audiences with her portrayal of the iconic Peggy Lee in Unforgettable.
Tom Pickett has been seen at the Stanley International Alliance Theatre in Dream Girls and The Buddy Holly Story, and on screen in Ramona and Beezus and Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief. www.howcanikeepfromsinging.ca