April 7, 2016: Brooke Elliott, Broadway
performer and television actress, will perform in Jansen Music Hall on the
Clarke University campus at 7 p.m. Sunday, April 24.
Elliott portrayed “Jane Bingum,”
the star and title character of Lifetime Television’s hit series “Drop Dead
Diva.” For her role, Elliott received the
2012 Women’s Image Network Award for Outstanding Actress in a Comedy
Series, the 2010 Gracie Award for Female
Rising Star in a Comedy Series and was nominated for a 2014 PRISM Award for
Best Performance in a Comedy Series.
Some of her Broadway performances included roles in “The
Pirate Queen,” “Wicked,” and “Taboo.” Most recently, she joined the cast of the
new CBS show “Upper Middle Bogan.”
"Brooke Elliott is an
accomplished singer and actress who has led an esteemed career on Broadway and
television,” said Joe Klinebriel, associate drama professor at Clarke. “Expect
a concert of moving, beautifully sung and expressed songs spanning the ranges
of musical theatre, pop and country music.”
General admission tickets are $10. Tickets can be purchased
at www.clarke.edu/brookeelliott, or by calling (563)588-6377.
For more information, contact the Clarke University Marketing
and Communication Office at (563)588-6318.
Clarke University is a Catholic, liberal arts and sciences
university dedicated to preparing students who positively impact their
workplace, family and community. Academic offerings include more than 40 undergraduate
liberal arts and pre-professional programs, a robust adult degree program and
six graduate degree programs. Founded in 1843 by the Sisters of Charity
of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Clarke is located near the Mississippi River in the
thriving city of Dubuque, Iowa. It is the only BVM university in the country.