According to a release from Majestic, Gettysburg College’s Majestic Theater will be filled with the classic sound of five people singing on a street corner when The Doo Wop Project plays on August 12 at 7:30 pm.
“The concert kicks off Majestic’s 2022-2023 Celebrity Season, funded by the Majestic Centennial Foundation’s J. William Warehime Foundation,” the release reads.
According to the release, the Doo Wop project started from the very beginning, tracing the evolution from the classic sound of five-man harmony to the biggest hits on the radio today.
The Doo Wop Project will take audiences on a journey that includes foundational tunes from the Crests, Belmonts and Flamingos, through the vocal arts of Smokey Robinson, The Temptations and The Four Seasons, all the way to Michael Jackson, Jason Mraz, Maroon, according to a press release 5 and Sam Smith.
The Doo Wop Project, in partnership with PBS, will launch its first nationwide one-hour TV special in June 2022 with Broadway hits “Jersey Boys,” “Motown: The Musical,” and “The Bronx Story.” programme. Now, these performers will be in Gettysburg for just one night.
“The Doo Wop Project is one of the most popular groups in America today,” said Jeffrey Gabel, founding executive director of the theater. “The lion won’t sleep at Majestic tonight because there’s a lot going on!”
Tickets for The Doo Wop Project start at $50 and are available now at the Majestic Theater Box Office, 25 Carlisle Street, Gettysburg; call 717-337-8200; or visit online at www.gettysburgmajestic.org.
Free parking and round-trip shuttle service are available at Gettysburg College’s Constitution Parking Lot, according to the press release. Shuttles start one hour before each show and are ADA accessible. Metered parking is available at Race Horse Alley and the Gettysburg Borough Parking Garage along Carlisle Street.
At Majestic Theatre performances, masks are optional and encouraged, the release reads.
Owned and operated by Gettysburg College, the Majestic Theater at the Jennifer and David LeVan Center for the Performing Arts is a gathering place for its campus and community to celebrate the arts together