Valentine Cabaret and Tea – “Love Me or Leave Me”

February 13, 2022 @ 3:30 pm
$45 per person

Please join us for a fun, musical afternoon on Sunday, February 13 at 3:30 pm when Sherri James Buxton, accompanied by Bob Shepherd on the on the beautiful rosewood, six foot Steinway, recently returned to the museum from the Morgan family, entertain at the mansion. A lovely tea shall follow the program.

This program takes the audience through a variety of relationships including first love, family, and friends and finding that special someone. Singer Sherri James Buxton and pianist Bob Shepherd perform a variety of songs from the great American songbook, Broadway and cabaret. Their heartfelt music will have you laughing, crying and feeling good.

Sherri James Buxton is an elegant interpreter of a wide range of genres from standards and show tunes to jazz, delighting audiences with her warmth, depth, versatility and flawless technique. She combines a lifelong love of melody and lyric with a highly skilled voice and beautiful stage presence. If you’ve heard a Buxton performance of a song, you’ve heard that song’s definitive interpretation. Sherri has appeared on and off Broadway, and in numerous cabaret venues. She got her first professional break at the age of seventeen when she was cast as The Girl in an off Broadway production of “The Fantasticks”. She was in the original Broadway production of “Look to the Lilies” and has performed at The Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera and Kansas City Starlight Theatre. Locally she has appeared at the Pittsfield Jazz Festival and her jazz group, the Sherri James Buxton Trio, was the main attraction in the Cranwell Resort “Music Room” supper club. Sherri has also performed at The Colonial Theatre, The Norman Rockwell Museum, The Berkshire Athenaeum, The Gateways Inn, Mission Bar and Tapas, Castle Street Café and the Seven Hills Cabaret. Sherri teaches at the Berkshire Music School where her popular Cabaret Workshop is in the 20th season.

Bob Shepherd has been a working pianist in New England for 70 years. He plays beautiful jazz music in various venues from solo to big band and especially enjoys accompanying singers who consider him a musician’s magician

Tickets to attend the concert are $45 per person. Reservations are required by calling 413-637-3206. Please note that all tickets are nonrefundable and non-exchangeable. Payment is required to make a reservation for an event.  Proof of vaccination, ID and masks are required.