Nightlife Award Winner Liam Forde Plays Stage 72 Tonight
Tonight, August 22nd at 7pm, Nightlife, Bistro, and Julie Wilson Award-winner Liam Forde will bring his fleet phantasmagoria to Stage 72. Forde is joined by Tyrone Davis Jr. (Witness Uganda), Marissa Miller, and Jillian Kates Bumpas (Wicked). Christopher Murrah directs. Additional performances have been added September 5th at 9pm and October 24th 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. For more information on Liam, visit www.liam-forde.com.
Stage 72 (the Triad) is located at 158 W 72nd St. between Amsterdam and Columbus. Show time is 7pm. Admission is $20 with a 2-drink minimum. To reserve, visit http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/650400.