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Shane Boy Darling
with Kenny Ingram
Monday, November 19, 2018 at 9:30PM
The Green Room 42
570 Tenth Ave
4th Floor inside YOTEL
42nd Street & Tenth Avenue
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SHANE BOY DARLING
With Kenny Ingram
Music and Lyrics by Peter Candela
“A One Man Musical Concert Reading”
A cosmic ride of laughter, inspiration ad reflections on the life of a Broadway Performer,
Shane Boy Darling is a series of vignettes based on true stories with original music and lyrics. Performed as a concert reading, Ingram reflects on his career, family history and
how he dealt with his greatest challenge – being diagnosed with prostate cancer. This challenge creates a special bond between his
artistic collaborator, Peter Candela, who was also diagnosed with prostate cancer at the same time. Ultimately, the journey inspires faith
and gratitude in an array of musical styles.
About Kenny Ingram, Creator and Performer
Kenny Ingram hails from San Jose California and he was recently on Broadway in Disney’s The Lion King as a Singer Swing for 10 years.
A Broadway Veteran Kenny, has performed in such National Tours as Bob Fosse’s Dancin’, 42nd Street, European tours of A Chorus Line
and Sophisticated Ladies, and Jerome’s Robbins West Side Story in Japan. Mr. Ingram pioneered Broadway in Chicago Productions of
Ragtime with LaChanze and Hinton Battle, Hal Prince’s Showboat with Dorothy Loudon, and John McMartin. Kenny Played The Baker
for Livent’s Joseph... with Donny Osmond. Mr. Ingram Won Best Presentation 2012 Easter Bonnet Competition with “Hallelujah Harlem” For Broadway Cares, which he conceived
and Directed. He won a Chicago Jeff Award for 42nd Street at Marriott Theatre, A Black Alliance Theatre
Award for Dreamgirls which moved to Papermill Playhouse, and a Jeff Award for playing Mr. Magix at Candlelight Dinner Playhouse.
Kenny recently won a New York Musical Festival Award for Outstanding Choreography for Emojiland and has recently completed a run
at Marriott Theatre's Sweet Charity as Daddy Brubeck in Chicago.
About Peter Candela, Artistic Collaborator, Music and Lyrics
Peter Candela was born and raised in Rochester, New York. During his college career, Candela studied various forms of music and with
esteemed Gary Burton, Rayburn Wright, Bill Dobbins, Samuel Adler and Robert Morris. He moved to the New York met- ropolitan area
in 1983 and quickly established himself as a freelance musician. His Broadway credits include playing keyboards for Disney’s The Lion
King since 1998, and the latest Broadway revival of Bells Are Ringing. He has performed at Radio City and The Kennedy Center in
Washington D.C. As composer, lyricist, and orchestrator, he wrote the 2012 Broadway/Cares Equity Fights Aids Easter Bonnet
presentation entitled “Hallelujah Harlem” that won first prize for best presentation. You can also hear his song
Wreath of Kindness” performed by members of the cast of The Lion King on the 2012 “Carols for a Cure” CD. In 2015, he wrote the
arrangements for “Face the Light,” an original Christian CD composed by Peter Kidd. He has accompanied many Broadway veterans
including Jo Sullivan Loesser and Constantine Maroulis.