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‘Seinfeld’ alum Jason Alexander sings with ASO at annual gala concert

 

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Jason Alexander was a song-and-dance man long before he played neurotic New Yorker George Costanza, Jerry Seinfeld’s best bud, on the long-running TV comedy, “Seinfeld.” The actor-director-writer is also a Tony Award-winning performer, collecting an 1989 statuette for his work in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway. Other credits include The Rink and Stephen Sondheim’s original Merrily We Roll Along. The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra invites you to join Alexander and its musicians on March 7 at the annual black-tie Symphony Gala. This ticket is for balcony seats at the concert only. Note: The deal ends Feb. 28 unless it sells out sooner.

* Purchase HERE. All tickets will be left at will call.

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ArtsScene Blog

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