Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE

GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriter Melissa Manchester makes her Café Carlyle debut in a new show, You Gotta Love The Life, through June 21. Accompanying herself on piano, she performs a selection of hits spanning her career, along with several songs from her upcoming album. She is joined on stage by Stephan Oberhoff (keyboard, guitar) and Susan Holder (vocals, percussion).

Click here to read BroadwayWorld's interview with Melissa.

Performances will take place Tuesday - Friday at 8:45pm; and Saturday at 8:45pm and 10:45pm. Reservations made by phone at 212.744.1600 are $70 ($120 for premium seating, $50 for bar seating) Tuesday - Thursday & Saturday late show; and $80 ($130 for premium seating, $60 for bar seating) on Friday and Saturday. Reservations made online at www.ticketweb.com are $65 ($115 for premium seating) Tuesday - Thursday & Saturday late show; and $75 ($125 for premium seating) on Friday and Saturday. Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel (35 East 76th Street, at Madison Avenue).

Manchester may be best known for her international hits "Through the Eyes of Love" and "Don't Cry Out Loud," but her legacy as a songwriter goes back much further. Her songs have been recorded by Barbra Streisand, Dusty Springfield, Alison Krauss, Roberta Flack, Johnny Mathis and more. She's performed on the stage alongsideKelsey Grammer in Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd and on the screen alongside Bette Midler in the film For The Boys. Manchester is currently recording her 20th album, also titled You Gotta Love The Life.

For more information, please visit www.melissamanchester.com.

Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff

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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE

Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
Billy Stritch, Melissa Manchester, Doug Major

Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Photo Coverage: Melissa Manchester Makes Cafe Carlyle Debut in YOU GOTTA LOVE THE LIFE
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Stephen Sorokoff Stephen is also the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor of the Times Square Chronicles. He studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on Broadwayworld.com, T2Conline.com and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. email: stephen@t2conline.com


 
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