Music icons Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr., will make their debut in the new musical, Up, Up & Away! a musical fable. World premiere for the highly-anticipated theater production, is Thursday, January 21st 8:00 P.M., at the prestigious McCallum Theatre, which this season will present award-winning musicals including The Producers, Beauty and the Beast, and Jersey Boys (73000 Fred Waring Drive, Palm Desert, CA 92260) in Palm Desert, CA. The musical is being produced by SWC Studios, LLC, a kathy ireland® Worldwide entity, Nic Mendoza, McCoo & Davis’ personal manager and executive producer, Steve Rosenblum, as well as other SWC executives. Associate producers for the project are Rubén Torres, Tommy Meharey, Brian Nguyen,Brittany Duncan and Adrian Ponce.
“Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis, Jr. are not only music icons, they are also kind, wonderful people. We at Live Nation are thrilled and honored to present Up, Up & Away! a musical fable, a reimagined take on timeless pop classics,” said Brad Wavra, Senior Vice President of Touring for Live Nation, the North American promoter. Additional performances will be announced shortly.
“The McCallum Theatre is proud to be presenting the premiere of Up, Up & Away! a musical fable. These two artists represent the pinnacle of the music of a generation, and to have them recreate the iconic music that we all know and love, will bring a very special kind of joy to our audience,” said Mitch Gershenfeld, President and CEO of The McCallum Theatre.
Up, Up & Away! a musical fable, starring Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr., and The Next Dimension, is represented exclusively by William-Morris Endeavor, and SWC Company.
McCoo and Davis, seven time GRAMMY® Award winners, are teamed with the new musical group, The Next Dimension, to realize pop classics, including Up, Up and Away, Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In, Worst That Could Happen, You Don’t Have to be a Star (To be in My Show), MacArthur Park, Help!, Blackbird, Midnight Hour, One Less Bell (to Answer), and The Man That Got Away in