Myriam Phiro to Play Manderley Bar, 5/21
French-Canadian songstress Myriam Phiro brings her unique style of jazz & swing to the Manderley Bar following a performance of critically acclaimed Punchdrunk's Sleep No More. Accompanied by a full swingband, Ms. Phiro invites audiences to discover her world infused with Amercian jazz, swing music and classic French songs delivered with theatrical flair. The performance will start at 11pm on Wednesday, May 21st. Admission is free with ticket to Sleep No More.
"The settings and venue are perfect" says the retro-brunette. "The McKittrick Hotel hosts a unique rendition of my favorite Shakespeare play and allows the audience to experience music in a vintage speakeasy setting. This combination of cutting edge theater and the Manderley Bar atmosphere creates the perfect environment for my performance. I couldn't be more inspired."
The Manderley Bar at the McKittrick Hotel is located at 532 West 27th Street in New York City. For more information and tickets to Punchdrunk's Sleep No More, go to www.sleepnomore.com
Myriam Phiro is an internationally renowned actress, singer and cabaret chanteuse who has performed on stages across the world. Her experiences across the globe have allowed her to explore and develop her skills as a singer who is able to successfully perform in many styles. Her acclaimed performances display her range that includes an elegant and seductive jazz singer, an energetic swing dancer and a vocalist who has mastered the art of classic French song. Myriam headlines several in demand ensembles including her full swingband. She has performed at the House of Jazz in Montreal and Harry's New York Bar in Montreux. New York City appearances include shows at the Back Room Speakeasy, Don't Tell Mama, Gemini & Scorpio Events, Jalopy Theatre & Music School, Mercury Lounge and the Triad Theatre. Myriam has recently released her debut EP, a collaboration with the Episcopal Actors Guild entitled, My Rêverie ... Songs From The World Of Myriam Phiro.
Myriam Phiro website: myriamphiro.com
Myriam Phiro's swing band is a collaboration between Myriam Phiro and trombonist Robbie Klein. Brought together by a mutual love for French cuisine and music, their passion created New York's hottest Swing Band. Their music and performance fuse classic swing, big band era sound and the French elegance of the 20's with a modern twist. Miss Phiro's band includes guitarist Jeff McLaughlin, bassist Alex Minier and Max Maples on drums.