Photo Coverage: JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS Celebrates Broadway with Tony Award Winners at The Metropolitan Room
Just last night, award-winning cabaret performer Jamie deRoy celebrated Broadway with a roster of Tony Award winners on her Multi MAC award-winning Variety Show, Jamie deRoy & friends, at New York's wonderfully-appointed cabaret The Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street ~ btw. 5th & 6th Avenues).
Joining Jamie performing songs from Tony Award-winning musicals was former Tony winners: ventriloquist Jay Johnson (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only); Adriane Lenox (Doubt); Richard Maltby, Jr. (Ain't Misbehavin'); Karen Ziemba (Contact) and from the Tony-Award-winning Avenue Q, original cast members & puppeteers Jennifer Barnhart and Rick Lyon. Barry Kleinbort will direct, and Ron Abel will serve as musical director.
The colorful cabaret series, which has been thrilling New York City audiences for the past 23 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 worlds of cabaret, theater, music and comedy.
Jamie deRoy has won eight MAC Awards, four BackStage Bistro Awards and ten Telly Awards for her extensive work on both stage and screen. In addition, she has been honored by Theatre Works/USA and Primary Stages. Jamie has appeared onstage 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, Broadway: A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, The Realistic Joneses, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, Vanya, Sonia, Masha, and Spike (Tony, New York Drama Critics Circle, Drama Desk, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle Award winner for Best Play), Nice Work If You Can Get It, Peter and the Starcatcher, The 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, The Norman Conquests (TONY, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards winner for Best Play Revival), 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.
Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff
Bob & Jay Johnson
Bob & Jay Johnson
Richard Maltby Jr.
Jennifer Swindal & Haley Swindal