Photo Coverage: JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Plays 54 Below!
Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy just hosted an evening of her multi- MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends last night, July 16th at the brand new Broadway nightclub, 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street ~ btw. 7th & 8th Avenues). BroadwayWorld was there for the concert and we bring you photos from the event below!
Joining Jamie on this summer evening were: Drama Desk and MAC Award nominated actress Christina Bianco (Newsical The Musical); one of the country’s most popular standup comedians, Emmy Award- winner Kevin Meaney; multi-platinum award winning recording artist and songwriter David Pomeranz; and original "Jersey Boys" cast member (Bob Gaudio role) and heart-throb concert singer Daniel Reichard. Ron Abel served as musical director along with Tom Hubbard on bass, and Barry Kleinbort directed.
The colorful cabaret series, which has been thrilling New York City audiences for the past 21 years and serves as the basis for deRoy's award-winning cable television show, spotlights a wide variety of well-known entertainers and newcomers lighting up the cabaret, theater, and comedy worlds.
Jamie deRoy has won eight MAC Awards, four Back Stage Bistro Awards, ten Telly Awards and CaB Magazine’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her extensive work on both stage and screen. Jamie has appeared on stage with Joan Rivers and has headlined at many of New York’s major clubs. She has produced nine CDs in the Jamie deRoy & friends series on Harbinger and PS Classics labels. Her theatre producing credits include: Nice Work if You Can Get It, Peter and the Starcatcher, Mother F**ker with a Hat, Catch Me If You Can, The Addams Family, Lend Me A Tenor, Finian's Rainbow, Ragtime, Enron, A Behanding In Spokane and The Norman Conquests (TONY, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards winner for Best Play Revival). Other Broadway credits include: Desire Under the Elms, All About Me, Blithe Spirit, Impressionism, Speed-the-Plow, Arthur Miller's All My Sons, The Seagull, George Steven Jr.'s Thurgood, Clifford Odets' The Country Girl, David Mamet’s November, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only, Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, and Say Goodnight Gracie; Off-Broadway: Black Tie, Beebo Brinker Chronicles, Make Me A Song: The Music of William Finn, Dividing The Estate (Outer Critics Circle Award), Opus, Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell, Athol Fugard’s Exits and Entrances, Christopher Durang’s Adrift in Macao, A.R. Gurney's Buffalo Gal and Indian Blood (Outer Critics Circle Award), Terrence McNally’s Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Her London credits include: Marguerite, and Make Me a Song. Other TV and film producing credits include the Emmy-nominated "The Biggest Little Operas in Town" for Channel 13 and Rick McKay’s documentary Broadway: The Golden Age. Her acting credits include appearances on the television shows “Alice,” “Spiderman” and “Knight Rider,” and in the films GoodFellas, Raging Bull, See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Married to It. On stage, Jamie appeared with Rene Auberjonois in The Threepenny Opera, as well as in The Drunkard with musical direction by Barry Manilow.
Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff
The Countess & Jamie deRoy