Broadway Star to Perform at Annual Pops Concert

The Nebraska Wesleyan University Symphonic Band will present a special concert Sunday, October 21 featuring Broadway’s Les Miserables star Ivan Rutherford.

The annual Pops Concert begins at 5 p.m. in O’Donnell Auditorium, located at 50th Street and Huntington Ave.

Rutherford has performed the role of Jean Valjean over 2,000 times on Broadway, national tours and regional theatres across the country. Other feature roles have included Camelot, Tony in West Side Story, and The Caliph in Kismet.

The glorious tenor will sing three tunes from Les Miserables. In addition, the symphonic band will perform more music from Broadway and the silver screen including additional selections from Les Miserables, Fiddler on the Roof, and the Incredibles.

The concert will conclude NWU’s homecoming festivities, which run October 17-21. The concert is free and open to the public.

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Broadway star Ivan Rutherford will perform with the Symphonic Band on Oct. 21 at 5 p.m.