Hal Linden to perform Monday in Morgan City

Hal Linden

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Hal Linden, jazz musician and legendary Broadway and TV star, will present classic tunes, stories and nostalgia at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Morgan City Municipal Auditorium, according to a news release.
Tickets will be available at the door or by calling 985-385-2307. The adult season ticket price is $45, and the student ticket price for kindergarten through 12th grade price is $10.
Linden, a 65-year entertainment veteran, is best known for his portrayal of the police precinct captain in the hit television series “Barney Miller,” for which he earned multiple Golden Globe and Emmy nominations, the release stated.
In 1957, he made his Broadway debut in the musical “Bells Are Ringing” opposite Judy Holliday, and has continued to perform in more than 20 Broadway and off-Broadway productions, including “Pajama Game,” “A Christmas Carol,” “Chicago” and “Cabaret.”
In 1971, he won the Tony Award for “Best Actor in a Musical” for his role in “The Rothschilds.” An accomplished jazz clarinetist and vocalist, Linden released his first album, “It’s Never Too Late,” in 2011. He is backed by a seven-piece band performing America’s classic songs, along with a lifetime of showmanship and charm, the news release stated.
The Community Concert Association of Morgan City was formed in 1947 and brings world-class entertainment to the Tri-City area, the rest of St. Mary Parish and surrounding parishes. Live On Stage provides entertainment attractions and support services to American community of concert presenters.

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