Barnes & Noble Will Host South Pacific, Peters, and More
June at Barnes & Noble is overflowing with music from jazz and Broadway, international cabaret stars and newcomers, and even several events built around books about music and naked men.† All of the events will take place in the third floor event space of the Lincoln Triangle B&N at 66th St. and Broadway and are free and open to the public.
†MONDAY, JUNE 2 AT 6:00 PM
Cool Mondays: Chip Shelton
Jazz flutist Chip Shelton and Peacetime celebrate the release of their newest CD, Imbued With Memories, featuring both great jazz standards and original compositions.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4 AT 6:00 PM
Any Wednesday: Sheera Ben-David
The exciting young Bistro Award-winning singer, joined by her pianist brother Adam, shares her love of both American and European standards as we go for a ride On a Carousel.
THURSDAY, JUNE 5 AT 5:00 PM
Performance/CD & Book Signing
Live at Lincoln: South Pacific
Kelli O'Hara, Paolo Szot, Matthew Morrison, Danny Burstein and Loretta Ables Sayre of the 2008 Tony-nominated production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, with guest host Laurence Maslon. Preferred seating for customers who have purchased the CD or book.
MONDAY, JUNE 9 AT 6:00 PM
Cool Mondays: The Kurt Weill Project
A fine group of jazz musicians and vocalist Hilary Gardner come together to explore A Song About Forever: Songs by Kurt Weill.
MONDAY, JUNE 9 AT 7:30 PM
Bill Berloni with "Bruiser" from Legally Blonde
The author talks about his book Broadway Tails a collection of stories about down on their luck animals who came back to star with some of Broadway's biggest names.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11 AT 6:00 PM
Any Wednesday: Karen Akers
The international cabaret star, currently at the Oak Room, pays tribute to the great Broadway and Hollywood composer, Jule Styne in her new album, Simply Styne.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 11 AT 7:30 PM
Gotham Writers' Workshop
Richard Caliban, playwright and artistic director of The Cucaracha Theater, teaches an hour-long class on playwriting.
THURSDAY, JUNE 12 AT 10:00 AM
The actress reads for Broadway Barks a charming story of a little dog who finds a new home. Ms. Peters will also perform Kramer's Song.
THURSDAY, JUNE 12 AT 7:30 PM
The Boys in the Band
For the 40th anniversary of this landmark play, author Mart Crowley, playwright Tony Kushner, theater columnist Peter Filichia, and actor David Greenspan discuss its impact.
MONDAY, JUNE 16 AT 6:00 PM
Cool Mondays: Mark Marino
Jazz guitarist Mark Marino shares solo selections from the great American songbook as featured on his new CD, Just Us.
TUESDAY, JUNE 17 AT 7:00 PM
Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch
The stellar Broadway and cabaret duo offer many musical suggestions on wonderful ways to enjoy a Sunday in New York as featured on their new CD.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 18 AT 5:30 PM
Any Wednesday: Karen Mason
Broadway and cabaret star Karen Mason takes the stage Right Here/Right Now to share songs from her new CD. Please note the early start time.
MONDAY, JUNE 23 AT 6:00 PM
Cool Mondays: Rufus Reid
The incredible jazz bassist and his quintet recreate highlights of their Live at the Kennedy Center performance captured in CD and DVD by Motema Music.
MONDAY, JUNE 23 AT 7:30 PM
Luck's in My Corner
Jazz historian Todd Bryant Weeks discusses his new biography of Hot Lips Page - the greatest of the Kansas City trumpeters.
WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25 AT 7:30 PM
Real Gone Horn Gone Blues
Mystery writer Skoot Larson explores murder and mischief among the music set in San Pedro, CA. He will be joined by noted group The Timelessness Project for a mix of jazz and suspense.
FRIDAY, JUNE 27 AT 5:30 PM
Backstage Pass: The Men of Broadway Bares
Tony Award winning director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell and past Broadway Bares performers help celebrate this tribute to the annual show that has become a fun and erotic part of the theater season.