Sunday, March 1 - 3:00 pm
OPEN SEATING. All seats are $15.
Children and Full-time students are Free.
Members receive a discount from 10-25%.
The Magic Of The Movies is an entertaining show that features hit songs from films— from the very first Academy Award-winning song to the latest winner from A Star Is Born, as well as classic favorites from the golden age of Hollywood to today’s blockbusters. Here are the principal cast members and musicians for the RPM/WildeP’lay Productions show The Magic Of The Movies. RPM Productions is the production company that has combined the variety show and tribute show concepts and combined them into a unique and dynamic entertainment experience which features the songs and the music—rather than the notion that the performer has to dress and act like the artist who made the songs famous. WildeP’lay is the creative and performing collaboration of Richard Palalay and Donna Wilde.
RICHARD PALALAY, piano, keyboards, musical director. Richard was a musical director for the Las Vegas-based show Legends In Concert, as well as for several of Hawaii’s top showroom headliners. A composer as well, Richard was a recording artist for the Smooth Jazz/New Age independent label Pure & Simple Music, and his songs were played on national and international radio and TV.
DONNA WILDE, vocals and saxophone. A versatile singer who performed with the Hardscrabble Players Theatre Company in Wisconsin, Donna has sung and played saxophone with the top jazz and pop artists and groups in Phoenix and Minneapolis. A songwriter whose songs have had radio airplay, Donna has also been a featured performer in several Valley shows.
JERILYN BABICKY, vocals, choreographer. Jerilyn has performed with Arizona Opera, appearing in productions of Romeo and Juliet and Turandot. She has also sung with several Phoenix-area jazz and pop ensembles, and was a featured performer in shows at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts and other venues.
KEVIN HUANG, violin. Kevin has 35+ years of performing experience and trained at the famed Juilliard School in NYC. His credits include Phoenix Symphony, Arizona Opry, TransSiberian Orchestra, and innumerable high level pro events in and out of Arizona. Kevin provides world class live music.
RICH MANCINI, vocals, guitars, keyboards. Rich is one of the Valley’s most in demand performers—a versatile singer and musician who is adept in a variety of styles. His Mancini the Band is the most unique big event group in the Phoenix area, featuring a lineup that is unmatched by any other ensemble.
CHARLES BULLA, drums. one of the most accomplished and versatile drummers in the Phoenix-area, has worked with Marlena Shaw, Nelson Riddle and Clarence MacDonald. He has toured and played with top West Coast production shows, as well as cruise ships worldwide.
JIM GILL, narrator. Originally a news reporter and weeknight sports anchor for a CBS-TV affiliate in New Mexico, Jim has done commercial radio voice work and was a DJ at several Phoenix-area clubs. He has emceed dozens of charity events and conferences.
FELIX SAINZ, bassist. Felix is an in-demand electric and upright bassist, vocalist/classic guitarist from Phoenix, Arizona. He has over 35 years of professional experience in the performing arts and performs in a variety of genres. Felix has performed with a multitude of artists in local, regional, national, and international venues.