Capitol Theatre welcomes Melissa Manchester Feb. 15.
CLEARWATER – Grammy Award winner Melissa Manchester takes over the newly renovated stage at the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater Saturday, Feb. 15, 7:30 p.m.
Manchester starred in the national tours of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Music of the Night” and “Song and Dance.” In 1980, she became the first recording artist in the history of the Academy Awards to have two nominated movie themes in a given year: “Through The Eyes of Love” and “The Promise.”
She won the Grammy Award for Best Female Vocalist in 1982 singing “You Should Hear How She Talks About You.” Manchester has composed music for the animated feature “The Great Mouse Detective” and wrote the scores for the musical “I Sent A Letter To My Love” and for “Lady And The Tramp II,” the sequel to the Disney animated classic. She also co-wrote the radio mainstays “Midnight Blue,” “Come In From The Rain” and “Whenever I Call You Friend.”