Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG: A TRIBUTE TO SOME GREAT FEMALE LYRICISTS!, 8/3
Kritzerland at Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal presents THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG: A TRIBUTE TO SOME GREAT FEMALE LYRICISTS! on Sunday, August 3, 2014 at 7:00 PM.
Dan Callaway (Broadway National Company: The Phantom of the Opera; Guthrie, Pirates of Penzance; MTG: Chess)
Jennifer Kranz (Brigitta, Sound of Music; Beauty & The Beast; Sarah & Adelaide, Guys and Dolls; Nancy, Oliver; Crissy, Hair)
Lisa Livesay (Nat'l Tour, Wicked, Glinda; Monteen, Parade, Center Theatre Group; Tribute to Alan Menken, New York)
Shannon Warne (Maria, Sound of Music, Cabrillo; Nat'l Tour, Guenevere,Camelot; NoHo Arts, Having It All; 3rd St.,The Full Monty)
Special Guest: Kay Cole
Kay Cole (Broadway: Original Maggie, A Chorus Line; Jesus Christ Superstar, Hair, Pousse-Cafe?, The Roar of the Greasepaint, The Smell of the Crowd Jesus Christ Superstar, Bye Bye Birdie; Les Mise?rables (Los Angeles). Off-Broadway: Snoopy!!!, Two If By Sea, Rainbow, Best Foot Forward. As director and/or choreographer Broadway/Off-Broadway: Six Dance Lessons in Six Weeks (Broadway/Film), Desperate Writers, Hang On To The Good Times, One Man Band; numerous premieres and regional theater productions, as well as film, television and concerts.
For our 48th Kritzerland show we're proud to present a salute to some incredible female lyricists of the musical theatre, mostly Carolyn Leigh, the brilliant lyricist of such Broadway shows as Little Me, Wildcat, Peter Pan and others, as well as such classic pop songs as "Witchcraft" and "The Best Is Yet to Come," as well as other great female lyricists like Lynn Ahrens (Once on this Island, Ragtime, Seussical), Carol Hall (The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas), Marsha Norman (The Secret Garden), Gretchen Cryer (I'm Getting My Act Together and Taking it on the Road), Fran Landesman (The Nervous Set, "Spring Can Really Hang You Up the Most"), Amanda McBroom ("The Rose", Heartbeats) and Carole Bayer Sager (They're Playing Our Song). Kritzerland's Bruce Kimmel has recorded many of the lyricists above and has chosen the usual Kritzerland colorful and eclectic program, a mix of the well- known and the unknown. As always, we've assembled a stellar cast. So, come join us for some amazing songs by some amazing women.
This show is very likely to be jam-packed. We recommend early reservations. Don't wait until the last minute!
The only way to reserve: 818-754-8700
Your phone reservation will be confirmed (usually a few days before the show).
Dinner reservations: DOORS OPEN 5:30pm. SHOW STARTS 7:00pm!
Reservations have already started coming in, and are highly recommended. Cover charge $15 + $10 food minimum + $4 facility charge.
Yes! You can eat dinner and see the show for only $29!
Sterling's at The Federal
5303 Lankershim Blvd., North Hollywood, CA 91601
The Federal Bar is adjacent to the El Portal Theatre.
The North Hollywood Stations for the Metrolink Red Line and Orange Line are directly across the street, north of Chandler on Lankershim. Parking is available - entrance for Federal lot
is on Weddington Street (directly behind the building) at $3.50.
There is also available street parking.
For information about Sterling's Upstairs at The Federal: http://www.msapr.net/Sterling-s-at-The-Federal.html
"If you have never experienced a Kritzerland show, you do not know what you are missing. Forever humorous Bruce Kimmel presents a dazzling array of talent singing some very precious material. And there are always surprises." - Don Grigware, Broadway World
"Bruce Kimmel's winning Kritzerland formula: talented singers, special guest stars and entertaining narration by Kimmel himself." - Les Traub, Cabaret Scenes
"Producer Bruce Kimmel and his associate producer, Adryan Russ, typically enlist a stellar list of performers to bring vintage show tunes to life in Michael Sterling's lovely upstairs show room and restaurant, where the food is as delectable as the entertainment. ... scored once again with a deliciously entertaining revue. A really fun ingredient of these shows is Kimmel's amusing and often fascinating patter, revealing intriguing historical tidbits about the shows and the original stars." - Les Spindle, EDGE Magazine
"Once again the inimitable Bruce Kimmel has brought together a group of superior singers to present an informative, delightful, musically satisfying evening of song." - Robert Machray, Stage Happenings
"It's no surprise that Bruce Kimmel's monthly Kritzerland series has gained such a loyal following at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal. For true musical lovers it is the rare opportunity to hear beautiful, funny and touching songs from musicals you may never get to see.....Kimmel writes all of the song transitions, filling them with little-known musical theatre trivia and stories that make the Kritzerland shows more than just a series of songs. The behind-the-scenes dish is funny, surprising, and always entertaining." - Ellen Dostal, Broadway World