FHT presents ‘Alex Gonzalez, A Musical Celebration of Vegas’

Alex Gonzalez (Submitted photo)

Fountain Hills Theater’s Alex Gonzalez celebrates classic Las Vegas for a one-time Sunday matinee event, according to a press release.

“Alex Gonzalez: A Musical Celebration of Vegas” is a one-performance only fundraising event for Fountain Hills Theater at 2 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 2, Fountain Hills Theater on its Mainstage Too at 11445 N. Saguaro Blvd.

According to a press release, Mr. Gonzalez and special guests will give tribute to the days of “highballs and high rollers Elvis and Frank and everything Vegas” with productions such as “Can’t Help Falling in Love,” and “Now and Forever;” and  Elvis’ “Viva Las Vegas.”

“We are so excited to have Alex bring his show to our stage. Alex has been practically a fixture in our shows for two decades, and to finally play host to his cabaret show will be a privilege for FHT and an absolute delight for our audience,” says Fountain Hills Theater Artistic Technical Director Peter J. Hill in a prepared statement.

Recently seen onstage at Fountain Hills Theater in “Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story,” “Lend Me A Tenor,” and “Grand Hotel.” longtime patrons will remember Mr. Gonzalez from “South Pacific,” “Fiddler on the Roof, “The Full Monty,” and “Oklahoma,” and more sets.

“I have been performing in the Valley for over 30 years with many local theater companies. But, Fountain Hills Theater has been not just another theater company where I’ve performed, it has been more like a home to me, having been in over 50 productions, starting with ‘The Music Man’ in 1991,” Mr. Gonzalez says about the upcoming benefit performance, in a prepared statement.

Individual tickets are $40 for adults and $12 for youth 17 and under. Tickets are available through the Theater Box Office, 12-5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturdays.

Call 480-837-9661 ext. 3 or visit fhtaz.org.

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