RUM & COCA COLA - A Tribute to the Andrews Sisters


The VIENNA SWING SISTERS, with their authentic 40s sound, will transport you to the GOLDEN ERA OF SWING with songs like "Bei Mir Bist Du Schein", "Rum & Coca Cola" and "Tico Tico".

Under the direction of Wolfgang Lesky, the Andrews Sisters’ success story becomes a charming, comical revue about a fascinating piece of music history.

Lisa Jakob, Eva Hinterreithner and Susanne Rader slip into the roles of the three vivacious sisters La Verne, Maxene und Patty Andrews..
Markus Richter moderates the evening, playing various roles and singing the parts of Bing Crosby and other guests who performed with the group.

The VIENNA SWING SISTERS are accompanied by their band, ‘THE MOODS’ – Bernd Leichtfried at the piano, Martin Treml on bass and Herwig Wagner on drums under the musical direction of Markus Richter.

Ensemble Theater, Petersplatz, 1010 Vienna
27.12.2007 - 05.01.2008

Premiere of the programme ‘Rum and Coca Cola’
Copyright pictures: (c) 2008 Andrea Martin, Rudolf Exenberger

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A Tribute to the Andrews Sisters


Markus Richter presents the greatest hits of the first ‘girl group’.

The immortal hits of Patty, Maxene and La Verne Andrews, better known as the Andrews Sisters, are interpreted by the ‘VIENNA SWING SISTERS’, Lisa Jakob, Eva Hinterreithner and Susanne Fanny Rader.

With titles such as:
Don't sit under the apple tree
Don't bring Lulu
Bei mir bist du schoen
Oh! Ma-ma! (The butcher boy)
Joseph! Joseph!
Hold tight, hold tight (Want some sea food, mama)
South American way
Beer barrel polka
Elmer's tune
I'll be with you in apple blossom time
I've got a gal in Kalamazoo
Pennsylvania Polka
Boogie woogie bugle boy of Company B.
Don't fence me in
Tico tico
Rum and Coca Cola
Cuanto Ie gusta
Sabre dance
Have I told you lately that I love you
Proper cup of coffee
Carmen's boogie
Medley: A bushel and a peck
Comes love
Say 'si si' (Para vigo me voy)
Alexander's Ragtime Band
In the mood

Premiere: 10.04.2005,
Theater82erhaus, Gablitz

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