Arts, Dining & Entertainment

Carpenters Legacy: A tribute to the iconic duo comes to Rutland

Friday, April 5 at 7 p.m.—RUTLAND—Coming direct from Las Vegas, to Rutland’s Paramount Theatre, 30 Center St., Rutland, is “Carpenters Legacy,” the definitive show celebrating the music and legacy of the famed brother-sister duo. Starring Sally Olson as Karen Carpenter and Ned Mills as Richard Carpenter, the show is a re-creation of the Carpenters’ 1976 live performances, featuring hits including “We’ve Only Just Begun”, “Yesterday Once More”, “Superstar”, Karen’s drum solo, Richard’s classical piano feature, a Spike Jones parody of “Close To You”, comedy antics and much more.

Carpenters Legacy maintains a Las Vegas residency in the V Theater at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. The show is a six time Best of Las Vegas winner and was voted “Best Impersonator” (Gold), “Best Tribute Show” (Bronze) and “Best Family-Friendly Show” (Bronze) in 2023. Olson is the first-ever and only Karen Carpenter tribute artist to perform with Legends In Concert. Carpenters Legacy features a powerful live performance, historical commentary, lovely arrangements and video, taking audiences on an incredible journey down memory lane into the world of the Carpenters – the world’s ONLY authentic Carpenters tribute in sight and sound.

“Heartfelt and honest” ~ Randy Schmidt, author of Little Girl Blue: The Life of Karen Carpenter

“Sally Olson and Ned Mills perfectly embody Karen and Richard Carpenter. Carpenters Legacy is nothing short of astounding.” ~ Sam Novak, Vegas 411

“Musically sound, vocally spot-on, and will please any fans of the duo.” ~ John Katsilometes, Las Vegas Review-Journal

Tickets for the show are  $39 + tax/fees.

For more information, visit: paramountvt.org.

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