Nightlife Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72, 6/20
On Friday, June 20th, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Julie Thomas, Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), and Emily Ferranti (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. Additional performances have been added on August 22, September 5, and October 24 at 7pm. Here's how the extravaganza is billed:
Balloon rides. Homilies. Swingy dinner parties. Dragon slaying. And lots of coffee. Liam Forde brings his fast-paced fleet to Stage 72 (formerly the Triad). With songs by Jule Styne, Richard Whiting, Henry Mancini, Noel Coward, Cab Calloway, and original songs by Forde, this is sure to be a fête you won't forgêt(e)!
Music direction and arrangements are also by Forde. The evening will feature Ian Herman and Forde on piano, Jerry DeVore on bass, and Zachary Eldridge on drums.
Forde was last seen Off-Broadway in Theatre for a new Audience's Much Ado About Nothing and in Goodspeed Musical's mounting of Amazing Grace. Other concert/cabaret appearances at The Algonquin, Joe's Pub, Town Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, 54 Below, and others.
Stage 72 (the Triad) is located at 158 W 72nd St. between Amsterdam and Columbus. Show time is 7pm, and admission is $20 with a 2-drink minimum. To reserve, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/650400
For more information on Liam, visit www.liam-forde.com.