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What The World Needs Now

  October 22, 2023 3:00 PM

Doors Open: 2:30 PM

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RAUENOW ADULT: $28.00 / $24.50 / $21.00
STANDARD ADULT: $40.00 / $35.00 / $30.00

RAUENOW ADULT / STANDARD ADULT / VETERANS Public Onsale: July 18, 2023 12:00 PM to October 22, 2023 2:00 PM

What The World Needs Now 

the Music of Burt Bacharach & Hal David

Starring Megon McDonough & Fred Simon

SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2023 | 3:00 PM

Tickets: $30 / $35 / $40
RaueNOW: $21 / $24.50 / $28

Enjoy an evening filled with some of the most beloved songs of the last five decades. They will inspire you to sing along and remember—what the world needs now is LOVE! 

Lyricist Hal David and composer Burt Bacharach began their collaboration together in 1957. Only a year later, their song "The Story of My Life" hit the U.S. country music charts. Soon afterward, Perry Como recorded their song "Magic Moments," which also climbed the charts.

During the '60s and '70s, Bacharach and David also wrote for some of the biggest names in the recording industry, including Dionne Warwick, Tom Jones, Gene Pitney, Bobby Vinton and Lou Johnson, who released the first version of their hit "(There's) Always Something There to Remind Me." Their song "Walk on By" became one of Warwick's classic numbers, along with "Do You Know the Way to San Jose?" and "Wishin' and Hopin'," which was also recorded by Dusty Springfield.

Recommended: 12+


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