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Andrew Allen: All Hearts Come Home
December 21, 2023 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree – $50
A Port Theatre Spotlight Series Presentation – Kids & Students are FREE!
Andrew Allen, with two Top 10 Christmas songs, brings his festive and charismatic live performance to the stage to evoke all the holiday feelings. With new takes on classic holiday songs, a spattering of original material (for those that need a breather from all that Christmas joy), and a handful of heartwarming stories, Andrew’s annual holiday show is bound to bring out all the Christmas emotions and get you into that seasonal spirit. For many, this is the show that starts the holidays.
As a songwriter, Andrew’s written for Meghan Trainor, Rachel Platten, Carly Rae Jepsen, Tyler Shaw, and Toby Gad! In addition, you may have heard his songs featured in various TV Shows and Movies, including the blockbuster Taylor Lautner film ‘Abduction’, reality show ‘The Bachelor’, UP Networks ‘Bringing up Bates’ the most recent Folger’s Coffee commercial, and Sony Pictures film ‘A Dog’s Way Home’!
“Andrew is a true live performer with an exceptional voice, incredible songs, some serious live looping chops and limitless energy… not to mention a spatter of comic wit and story-telling ability that helps create a dynamic and interactive live show. He’s definitely an artist that embodies the term ‘live’.” – The Sound Cafe
The Port Theatre Youth Choir
Andrew is joined by The Port Theatre Youth Choir with Musical Director, Lindsay Suddaby, to further promote collaboration and community throughout this cozy time of year! Lindsay Suddaby grew up singing in choirs in Nanaimo, and developed a passion for the expressive capacity of the human voice. She completed two terms at the Randolph Academy of Performing Arts in Toronto and a Bachelor of Music in Voice from the University of Victoria. She recently attended The LoVetri Institute for Somatic Voicework™ and completed all three levels of certifications, and applies these principles to teaching. She also has extensive choral experience, including membership in the National Youth Choir of Canada and the BC Choral Federation’s Choral Directorship Course.