Friars Club News

New York Vocalist Steven Maglio to Perform at Telecare TelethonNew York Vocalist Steven Maglio to Perform at Telecare Telethon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Mr. Maglio will entertain during the closing hour on Sunday, between 9pm-10pm, with three upbeat swinging tunes. Two Bossa Nova style songs, Lady is A Tramp and My Way, from his newly released CD Sinatra en Bossa Nova, as well as a standard version of the song, New York, New York. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dionne Warwick, Wayne Newton, Steve Tyrell, Robert Davi Perform at Friars Sinatra CelebrationPhoto Coverage: Dionne Warwick, Wayne Newton, Steve Tyrell, Robert Davi Perform at Friars Sinatra Celebration
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 12, 2016

400 Lucky People Got To See Show Biz History Made Last Night at the Friars Sinatra Celebration and BroadwayWorld was there, check out the photos below. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Tables Are Turned - Larry King Gets Interviewed at the Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: The Tables Are Turned - Larry King Gets Interviewed at the Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 9, 2016

The Dean of the Friars, Larry King was interviewed by Friar Scribe Bruce Charet at the Friars Club last night and Broadwayworld was on hand to capture shots of the event. Below, peruse our photos of Larry King, Bruce Charet, and more! (more...)

Tony Bennett to be Honored by Friars ClubTony Bennett to be Honored by Friars Club
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

Legendary entertainer Tony Bennett will be honored by the Friars Club in celebration of his storied career that has spanned 7 decades. The awards gala will be held on Monday, June 20, 2016 in New York City. The award-winning performer, who has been a Friar for more than 50 years, will receive the Club's most prestigious accolade: The Entertainment Icon Award. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Will & Anthony Nunziata Bring BROADWAY AND BEYOND to the Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: Will & Anthony Nunziata Bring BROADWAY AND BEYOND to the Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 7, 2016

In a prelude to their upcoming January 18th NYC concert at the Highline Ballroom the Nunziata brothers performed a show for a 'jury of their peers' at the legendary Friars Club last night and BroadwayWorld was there.   Check out the photos below.   (more...)

Vocalist Steven Maglio to Perform at Friars Club Sinatra GalaVocalist Steven Maglio to Perform at Friars Club Sinatra Gala
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

On Monday evening, January 11, 2016, Steven Maglio kicks off the Friars Club Sinatra at 100 show, with a popular Sinatra signature song, the title of which is being kept a secret. The only hint Steven Maglio will give is that it's one of the songs in his regular Saturday night show at New York City's Carnegie Club. (more...)

Lisa Lampanelli Heading to UCPAC, 12/19Lisa Lampanelli Heading to UCPAC, 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Lisa Lampanelli, Comedy's Lovable Queen of Mean, will bring her acerbic act to the Union County Performing Arts Center's Mainstage on Dec. 19 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Friars Club Presents Danny Bacher's SWING THAT MUSICPhoto Coverage: The Friars Club Presents Danny Bacher's SWING THAT MUSIC
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 25, 2015

The Milton Berle Room heard the sounds of past Friars, Louis Armstrong, Louis Jordan, and Louis Prima last night as Danny Bacher brought his show Swing That Music to the club.  BroadwayWorld was there for the fun.  The club has been home to many of the music world's past legends and Danny Bacher's music added to that storied tradition. Joining Danny for the evenings music and comedy were comedian Marla Schultz and jazz vocalist Alexis Cole along with Danny's 7 piece band. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Host Staged Readings of TEN MINUTE HAMLET, 12/14-15Amas Musical Theatre to Host Staged Readings of TEN MINUTE HAMLET, 12/14-15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of The Ten Minute Hamlet, a contemporary comedy by Sharon Talbott. Directed by Christopher Scott, the readings will be held on Monday, December 14th at 6pm and Tuesday, December 15th at 3pm & 7pm at Ripley Greer Studios (989 Eighth Avenue - between 55th & 56th Streets). (more...)

Photo Flash: Seth Rudetsky, Laura Michelle Kelly, Adam Kantor, Betsy Wolfe and More in BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS for CCFAPhoto Flash: Seth Rudetsky, Laura Michelle Kelly, Adam Kantor, Betsy Wolfe and More in BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS for CCFA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

The inaugural BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS event was a spectacular evening of wonderful entertainment by Broadway's brightest singing the wonderful standards and hits sung by the late, great Nancy LaMott with proceeds supporting the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation of America's on November 2, 2015 at the Friars Club. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Music at the Mansion ReturnsMusic at the Mansion Returns
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Music at the Mansion Features Multi Award Winning Recording Artist, Sterns Mathews NiCori Studios and Productions in association with the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, Music at the Mansion, on Sunday, November 29, at 3pm. Performers include Randie Levine-Miller, Frank Dain and Stearns Matthews. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Friars Club Celebrates HalloweenPhoto Coverage: The Friars Club Celebrates Halloween
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 31, 2015

The Friars Club became spooky today as the Monks (Friars wait staff) served Little Friars, their parents and grandparents many treats. Most kids will not get bagels & lox, blintzes, hamburgers, french fries, and ice cream when they go out trick or treating but these lucky youngsters did in clubs The Frank Sinatra Dining Magician John Pizza then entertained everyone with his tricks in the Milton Berle Room. Below, go inside the event with BroadwayWorld! (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly, Marc Kudisch and More Join BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS Benefit, 11/2Laura Michelle Kelly, Marc Kudisch and More Join BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS Benefit, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

More stars have joined BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS to celebrate the memory of Nancy LaMott on the 20th anniversary of her death to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America on Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6 PM at the Friars Club, 57 East 55th Street, New York City. (more...)

Don Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom This WeekendDon Rickles Returns to The Orleans Showroom This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2015

Returning for his 56th consecutive year as a Las Vegas headliner, internationally distinguished comedian, actor and entertainer Don Rickles will perform at The Orleans Showroom, this weekend, Oct. 17 and 18. (more...)

Seth Rudetsky, Carolee Carmello, Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis and More Set for BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS to Benefit CCFASeth Rudetsky, Carolee Carmello, Megan Hilty, Norm Lewis and More Set for BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS to Benefit CCFA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

On Monday, November 2, 2015 at 6 PM at the Friars Club (57 East 55th Street, New York City), BROADWAY'S GOT GUTS will provide a spectacular evening of wonderful entertainment by Broadway's brightest, singing the wonderful standards and hits performed by the late, great Nancy LaMott on the 20th anniversary of her death, all to benefit the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation of America. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jerry Lewis Brings His Act Home to the Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: Jerry Lewis Brings His Act Home to the Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 6, 2015

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Lisa Lampanelli Brings COMEDY'S LOVABLE QUEEN OF MEAN to bergenPAC 11/7Lisa Lampanelli Brings COMEDY'S LOVABLE QUEEN OF MEAN to bergenPAC 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Lisa Lampanelli, Saturday, November 7, 2015 at 8PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside COMEDY NIGHT at the Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: Inside COMEDY NIGHT at the Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 22, 2015

For almost half a century, the Friars Club Sunshine Committee has been dedicated to bringing Friarly Sunshine into the lives of those in need, bringing laughs to children and the elderly in hospitals and nursing homes, and at the annual Christmas/Chanukah spectacular for disadvantaged children. Last night this charitable arm of the club presented a laugh a minute during their annual Comedy Night and Broadwayworld was there photo and laugh along. Although the politically incorrect and xxx rated humor cannot be recounted here (what happens in the Friars stays in the Friars), MC Stewie Stone did point out after one of the comics hysterical routine that this particular comedienne wanted to be Donald Trumps running mate. The night was a fund raiser by the Sunshine Committee and the live auction was extremely rewarding and also very funny. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside COMEDY NIGHT at the Friars ClubPhoto Coverage: Inside COMEDY NIGHT at the Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 22, 2015

For almost half a century, the Friars Club Sunshine Committee has been dedicated to bringing Friarly Sunshine into the lives of those in need, bringing laughs to children and the elderly in hospitals and nursing homes, and at the annual Christmas/Chanukah spectacular for disadvantaged children. Last night this charitable arm of the club presented a laugh a minute during their annual Comedy Night and Broadwayworld was there photo and laugh along. Although the politically incorrect and xxx rated humor cannot be recounted here (what happens in the Friars stays in the Friars), MC Stewie Stone did point out after one of the comics hysterical routine that this particular comedienne wanted to be Donald Trumps running mate. The night was a fund raiser by the Sunshine Committee and the live auction was extremely rewarding and also very funny. (more...)

Comedy's 'Queen of Mean' LISA LAMPANELLI Returns to the Capitol Center for the ArtsComedy's 'Queen of Mean' LISA LAMPANELLI Returns to the Capitol Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2015

Lisa Lampanelli is bringing her outrageous, raunchy “Leaner Meaner Tour” to New Hampshire Friday, October 16, at 8pm! Comedy's lovable “Queen of Mean” is an equal opportunity offender who pulls no punches with her trademark in- your- face insult comedy. Tickets start at $38 and are available now! (more...)

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