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Photo Coverage: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and More Fete Martin Scorsese at Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and More Fete Martin Scorsese at Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 22, 2016

Beloved director, producer, screenwriter and actor Martin Scorsese was honored by the Friars Club with their highest tribute last night, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the evening below! The Entertainment Icon Award was given to Scorsese, whose career spans more than 50 years, and who will be one of only a handful of recipients of the award in the Club's 100-year history. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Melissa Errico Brings 'FUNNY!' Back to Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Melissa Errico Brings 'FUNNY!' Back to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 21, 2016

Tony Award-nominated singer and actress Melissa Errico (Amour, White Christmas, My Fair Lady, High Society) is currently appearing at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 W. 54th St.), now through September 24, following her sold-out run at the venue this past April. BroadwayWorld has photos from her opening night concert below! (more...)

Barrington Stage Company to Honor William Finn at 'BSC IN NYC' BenefitBarrington Stage Company to Honor William Finn at 'BSC IN NYC' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will host its annual New York City Benefit, BSC In NYC, on Thursday, October 13, 2016 to celebrate the acclaimed BSC Musical Theatre Lab and honor its co-founder and Artistic Producer William Finn. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch Kick Off Bemelmans Residency at The CarlylePhoto Coverage: Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch Kick Off Bemelmans Residency at The Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 19, 2016

Get a shine on your shoes and a melody in your heart! While you're at it, 'Give a tug to your tie, put a crease in your pants,' and head to The Carlyle on Sunday nights as Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso begin their fall residency at the legendary Bemelmans. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Marilyn Maye at Dizzy's Club-Coca ColaPhoto Coverage: Jazz at Lincoln Center presents Marilyn Maye at Dizzy's Club-Coca Cola
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 18, 2016

Since her rediscovery of New York City 10 years ago, Marilyn Maye has sung on most of it's important music streets. Marilyn's re-emergence in the Big Apple began with her appearance at the Metropolitan Room with Billy Stritch. She moved uptown to Birdland at 44th street, Carnegie Hall at 57th and then Lincoln Center's Rose Hall & Appel Room at 60th. Last night she sang in a venue she was born to perform in - Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Jazz in Lincoln Center. Marilyn has shared stages with Dizzy Gillespie and other Jazz greats. Hearing her in the Jazz building's most intimate space was another historic milestone added to the long list of her legendary performances. Where will she be in our city next? How about 122nd street - Honorary Doctor of Great Music at Columbia University. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Susan Werner brings Bull Durham & Other Bull to Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Susan Werner brings Bull Durham & Other Bull to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 17, 2016

Susan Werner made her Feinstein's/54 Below debut last night and Broadwayworld was there. Susan performed songs from the soon to be Broadway musical, Bull Durham, material from her new PBS special, The Hayseed Project, as well as songs from her many solo albums. Susan Werner composes skillful songs that effortlessly slide between folk, jazz, and pop, all delivered with sassy wit and classic Midwestern charm. Throughout her expansive career, boundless versatility has emerged as a hallmark of Werner's talent, and has proven to be a quintessential ingredient of her engrossing musical persona. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Julie Budd & Herb Bernstein Celebrate 50 Years of Music CollaborationPhoto Coverage: Julie Budd & Herb Bernstein Celebrate 50 Years of Music Collaboration
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 16, 2016

Greatness is sometimes achieved by the collaboration of superbly talented people. Last night, in New York City it was the 50th anniversary of Julie Budd's association with pianist, arranger and musical director Herb Bernstein. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Billy Stritch Sings Mel Torme at the Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: Billy Stritch Sings Mel Torme at the Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 15, 2016

Last night, with photos of some of the greatest entertainers looking down at him in the Frank Sinatra Dining Room, Billy Stritch -- one of the most talented and creative musicians on the planet -- entertained his fellow Friars. I don't know if the velvet fog ever sang in the Monastery, but the closest you will ever get to his music is to hear Billy Stritch perform his Mel Torme show. It's the definitive interpretation of Mel's extraordinary musical genius, performed by the unequaled artistry of Mr. Stritch. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Riedel Talks Theatre At The Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: Michael Riedel Talks Theatre At The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 13, 2016

Michael Riedel, theater columnist for the New York Post and author of the best selling book RAZZLE DAZZLE The Battle For Broadway, led a panel discussion at the Friars Club last night.  The book is advertised with the slogan, "everything you wanted to know about Broadway, but were afraid to ask"!  (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Pizzarelli Concludes Birdland EngagementPhoto Coverage: John Pizzarelli Concludes Birdland Engagement
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 11, 2016

John Pizzarelli, the world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer, who has been called 'hip with a wink' by Town & Country, 'madly creative' by the Los Angeles Times and 'the genial genius of the guitar' by The Toronto Star brought his Swing Seven to Birdland this past week and Broadwayworld was there for his closing night.  Son of the legendary guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, New Jersey native John Pizzarelli has become one of the most recognizable faces and voices in contemporary jazz. John Pizzarelli has had a multi-faceted career as a jazz guitarist, vocalist and bandleader, known around the world for the cool jazz flavor he brings to classic standards, late-night ballads, and each of his hugely entertaining live performances and masterful recordings. His most recent CD release, Rockin' In Rhythm, combines the enduring work of Duke Ellington with Pizzarelli's incredible ability to reinterpret the Great American Songbook. Rockin' In Rhythm is the follow up to Pizzarelli's critically-acclaimed 2008 release, With A Song In My Heart - John Pizzarelli Sings the Music of Richard Rodgers, which featured Don Sebesky's Grammy-nominated arrangement of 'Johnny One Note.' With his active touring schedule, Pizzarelli continues to charm audiences with his warmth, conversational humor, and musical moxie. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich Bring Their Show To Mr. Finn's CabaretPhoto Coverage: Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich Bring Their Show To Mr. Finn's Cabaret
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 29, 2016

Mr. Finn's Cabaret at Barrington Stage Company presented The Marcy & Zina show last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dorothy Bishop brings The Dozen Divas Show to the Metropolitan RoomPhoto Coverage: Dorothy Bishop brings The Dozen Divas Show to the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 27, 2016

The Dozen Divas (Dorothy Bishop) performed at at the Metropolitan Room last night and Broadwayworld was there.  This was a special show to celebrate the birthday of Sandra McFarland and all the  divas present came wrapped up in one person: international performer and 'America's Got Talent' finalist Dorothy Bishop. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Feinstein Brings SUMMERTIME SWING with Marilyn Maye to Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Michael Feinstein Brings SUMMERTIME SWING with Marilyn Maye to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 24, 2016

Michael Feinstein returned to the club that bears his name with his brand new show, Summertime Swing, featuring special guest star Marilyn Maye, last night and BroadwayWorld was there. (more...)


by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 24, 2016

Michael Feinstein returned to the club that bears his name with his brand new show, Summertime Swing, featuring special guest star Marilyn Maye, last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of TRIBES at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of TRIBES at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 22, 2016

Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, presented the regional premiere of Nina Raine's  award-winning play,Tribes last night on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage and BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night and after party. (more...)

Photo Flash: WORLD PREMIERE BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Flash: WORLD PREMIERE BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 20, 2016

The world premiere of Broadway Bounty Hunter, took place at Barrington Stage Company last night and Broadwayworld was there for the opening night festivities at the Sydelle & Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center. Broadway Bounty Hunter features music and lyrics by Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, The Black Suits, Bloodsong of Love), book by Joe Iconis, Lance Rubin (author of Denton Little's Deathdate) and Jason SweetTooth Williams (Off Broadway: Once Upon A Mattress), and choreography by Jeffrey Page (Broadway's Violet). Joel Waggoner (BSC's Presto Change-O, Southern Comfort) serves as music director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Robert Davi Sings Sinatra Debuts at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Robert Davi Sings Sinatra Debuts at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 19, 2016

Queens native Robert Davi, is one of the most recognizable entertainers in the world. Davi made his Feinstein's54/Below debut last night and Broadwayworld was there. Mr. Davi completely dominated the stage and every corner of Feinstein's/54 Below with his electrifying music and acting skills. In his show Robert Davi Sings Sinatra, Davi is not Sinatra, he has his own unique well trained rugged voice. However he has the same tough but mellow persona that keeps you hanging on every move and sound he makes. Davi studied acting under the legendary Stella Adler at the world-renowned Actors Studio. As the indelible villain Franz Sanchez in the James Bond film Licence to Kill to more recent film and television appearances, he has thrilled audiences. He appeared opposite Marlon Brando in Christopher Columbus: The Discovery, Clint Eastwood in City Heat, Bruce Willis in Die Hard, and Roberto Benigni in Son of the Pink Panther. He also appeared in 88 episodes of the NBC series Profiler playing Agent Baily Malone, and as Commander Acastus Kolya on Showtime's Stargate Atlantis. Other credits include Steven Spielberg's classic The Goonies and Raw Deal, where he first met his close friend Arnold Schwarzenegger. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Opening Night:  The Two Gentlemen Of Verona at Shakespeare & CompanyPhoto Coverage: Opening Night: The Two Gentlemen Of Verona at Shakespeare & Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 13, 2016

Shakespeare & Company presented The Two Gentlemen of Verona last night and Broadwayworld was at the opening.  Written by William Shakespeare, and directed by Co-Artistic Director Jonathan Croy, this early romantic comedy takes a gleeful look at the fickle nature of young love, playing in-the-round at the Tina Packer Playhouse throughSeptember 4, 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley Bring BROADWAY AND BEYOND to Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley Bring BROADWAY AND BEYOND to Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 9, 2016

On Monday Nights the Pirates in 'Pirates of Penzance' (the mega hit now playing at Barrington Stage Company) are resting but the set on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage in Pittsfield was the perfect setting for one of the theatre's most perfectly matched couples.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley bring BROADWAY AND BEYOND to Barrington Stage CompanyPhoto Coverage: Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley bring BROADWAY AND BEYOND to Barrington Stage Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 9, 2016

On Monday Nights the Pirates in 'Pirates of Penzance' (the mega hit now playing at Barrington Stage Company) are resting but the set on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage in Pittsfield was the perfect setting for one of the theatre's most perfectly matched couples.  (more...)

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