Peggy Herman News

Photo Coverage: Tommy Tune Plays Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 23, 2014

Tommy Tune, the nine-time Tony Award-winning singer/actor/dancer, will make his Cafe Carlyle debut with More Taps, Tunes and Tall Tales, through May 3. The show features Musical Director Michael Biagi on piano. BroadwayWord brings you photos from his concert below! (more...)

Cabaret Cares Gala, Honoring Sidney Myer and Julie Wilson, Set for 5/18 at the Laurie Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Today, a 501c non-profit organization founded by MAC Award winning producer, Joseph Macchia, will hold its annual fundraising gala (cocktails, auction, dinner, show) on May 18th at the Laurie Beechman Theater, featuring a live show with many of New York's favorite performers who donate their time and talent to this wonderful event. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Peggy Herman Brings HERMAN ON HERMAN to the Laurie Beechman
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 20, 2014

Peggy Herman just brought 'Herman on Herman,' her tribute to Broadway legend Jerry Herman, to the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The concert featured many of the songs from the show's premiere in May of 2011, plus additional material that was added to the project in the intervening months. Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Original Cast Members Kick Off Yearlong Celebration of HELLO, DOLLY!'s 50th Anniversary Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2014

Richard Skipper is kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of HELLO, DOLLY! with members of the original Broadway cast! (more...)

Original Cast Members to Celebrate HELLO, DOLLY!'s 50th Anniversary with Richard Skipper this Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

Richard Skipper will be kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of Hello, Dolly with members of the original Broadway cast! Flea market: 12:30 - 2:00- Great place to find music sheets, tapes, CD's etc. Members may bring their CD's to sell at the CD table. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway Plays 54 Below!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 25, 2013

Which songs does Platinum Award winning singer-songwriter Ann Hampton Callaway choose in this exciting night of great Broadway, jazz and pop music? As she did in The Streisand Songbook (which earned her two BroadwayWorld.com Awards and a MAC Award for best show of the year), Callaway puts her imaginative musical stamp on thoughtfully chosen gems, with insightful words about the writers and the craftsmanship that make these songs unique and enduring. Accompanied by Ted Rosenthal at the piano, Martin Wind on bass and Tim Horner on drums, the spirit of Thanksgiving comes alive with this intoxicating feast of unforgettable music. Check out photos from her first show below! (more...)

Richard Skipper Set for THEATRE CHAT, 11/20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, November 20, 2013 at 12:35 PM (ET) to join in the celebration with 'Mr. Showbusiness' on Jimmy Ferraro's THEATRE CHAT AND THIS 'N THAT, broadcasting live on WWJB -- regionally and nationally on the world wide web: www.wwjb.com/pages/4395150.php. This week's guest is the award-winning entertainer, theatre historian, pop culture blogger and author Richard Skipper. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Julie Budd Celebrated by Richard Skipper Live at the Laurie Beechman Theater
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 21, 2013

Richard Skipper and Julie Budd sat down down for an intimate chat to discuss Julie's career and life and the people she has worked with. She also performed a few songs! The final fifteen minutes of the event were dedicated to Julie addressing and answering questions from the audience. Julie also be met and greeted fans and friends upstairs following the interview and performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway Bring SIBLING REVELRY to 54 BELOW
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 29, 2013

Continuing August 29 at 7PM, August 30 & 31 at 8PM & August 30 at 11PM at 54 Below is Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway in SIBLING RIVERLRY. The show is a loosely-based musical autobiography outlining their lives from their childhood in Chicago, to their move to New York City, to the ever-continuing adventures of their luminous careers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tommy Tune Hosts Party for Carol Channing!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 26, 2013

Last night at his home Tommy Tunehosted a cocktail party the one and only Carol Channing welcoming her back to NYC. Ms. Channing was toasted and honored by guests including Tyne Daly, Donna McKechnie, Lucie Arnaz, Lorna Luft, Brooke Shields, Liliane Montevecchi, Robert Klein, Michael Riedel, Frank DiLella, Arlene Dahl, Peter Glebo, Wayne Gmitter, Jim Caruso, Bruce Vilanch, Chris DiLella Jamie deRoy, Richard Skipper and more. Cinderella's Laure Osnes and her husband Nathan Johnson serenaded Ms. Channing with Before the Parade Passes By. (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: Darling and Ditzy Dana Lorge is Finally Back Hosting a New Variety Show at the Met Room
by Stephen Hanks - Mar 29, 2013

When Dana Lorge's run as a Variety Show hosted ended at the Iguana Restaurant last July-and after winning two 2012 MAC Awards for 'Best Variety Show' and 'Best Variety Show Host'-who knew she'd be reduced to being a cabaret audience member searching for a new showcase? But a Metropolitan Room Mentch has come to the rescue in the form of Bernie Furshpan (the Met Room's General Partner and Manager), who has provided Dana with a monthly forum for her unique brand of cabaret shtick beginning Friday, April 5 at 7-8:15 pm. While the new show won't be the two-hour plus extravaganza of yore featuring more than a dozen performers, Dana's new 'Variety Show' promises to feature a solid group of experienced and well-known cabaret and musical theater pros. For the April 5 opener, the Lorge Lineup features Richard Skipper, her former Award-winning Co-host from the Iguana days; film and stage actor Jim Brochu (of Zero Mostel One-Man Show fame), singers LaTanya Hall (from the CBS show 'Blue Bloods) and Peggy Herman Klat, Rick Crom (Creator of Newsical the Musical), and Mr. Furshpan, who will show off his stand-up comedy chops. But the real star of the show will always be the hilarious, unpredictable, darling Dana, who will both crack you up with her infectious humor and surprise you with her engaging singing performances. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jeff Harnar Brings DOES THIS SONG MAKE ME LOOK FAT? to Laurie Beechman
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 28, 2013

Jeff Harnar, one of the most celebrated performers of the American Popular Songbook, returned to The Laurie Beechman Theatre in the show 'Does This Song Make Me Look Fat? (Lighter Fare for a Winter Night)', which continues on Friday, February 8. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the concert below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jamie deRoy & Friends at the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 29, 2012

Cabaret performer Jamie deRoy hosted an evening of her Multi MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends, on Friday, December 28th (7PM) at Manhattan's cabaret hot-spot Metropolitan Room. Joining Jamie on this holiday evening were Broadway favorite Loni Ackerman; Singer, performer and concert sensation Michael Amante; two-time Emmy Award-winning comedian Judy Gold; Tony Award-nominated actress and singer Valarie Pettiford; Broadway veteran and Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins and London's own stage, TV and cabaret star Giselle Wolf. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the concert below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tommy Tune Brings Solo Show to Feinstein's!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 26, 2012

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY continues its Fall 2012 season with the New York solo debut of Broadway legend Tommy Tune. Broadway's tallest tapper takes to the city's smallest stage, dancing, singing and tale-telling through 50 years of big time showmanship, all on only 4 square feet! This intimate evening - featuring Musical Director Michael Biagion piano - runs for six shows on three nights: November 18, 25, and 26 at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street). Check out photos from his first concert below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Jennifer Sheehan Brings 'I Know A Place' to Feinstein's at Loews Regency
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 24, 2012

Feinstein's at Loews Regency continues its Spring 2012 season with the debut of multi-award winning singer Jennifer Sheehan in her new show "I Know A Place." Sheehan and her trio traverse the vast spectrum of music that was the sensational soundtrack of the '60s. Plus, she shares how younger generations are falling in love with these classic songs just as their parents did. Brimming with songs and stories, "I Know A Place" features music by songwriters such as Burt Bacharach, The Beatles and Antonio Carlos Jobim and songs made famous by Barbra Streisand, Petula Clark, Carole King and more. The show opened last night, May 23 and runs from May 23 through June 2 at the Loews Regency Hotel. Check out photos of the concert below! (more...)

Artists in Partnership Presents 10th ANNUAL CABARET, 5/16-20
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2012

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 10th Annual Cabaret Festival May 16-20 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are free to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

Artists in Partnership Presents 10th Annual Cabaret Festival, Now thru 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 10th Annual Cabaret Festival today, May 16 through May 20 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are free to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

Artists in Partnership Presents 10th ANNUAL CABARET, 5/16-20
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 10th Annual Cabaret Festival May 16-20 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are free to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Peggy Herman's HERMAN ON HERMAN Plays Feinstein's
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 07, 2012

Peggy Herman released a brand new recording of "Herman on Herman," her tribute to Broadway legend Jerry Herman, at Feinstein's at the Loews Regency, on Sunday May 6. The one-night-only concert featured many of the songs from the show's premiere in May of last year, plus additional material that was added to the project in the intervening months. Check out photos from the concert below! (more...)

Peggy Herman Celebrates HERMAN ON HERMAN at Feinstein's Tonight, 5/6
by BWW News Desk - May 06, 2012

Peggy Herman releases a brand new recording of "Herman on Herman," her tribute to Broadway legend Jerry Herman, at Feinstein's at the Loews Regency, 540 Park Avenue, tonight, May 6 at 7:30pm. The one-night-only concert features many of the songs from the show's premiere in May of last year, plus additional material that was added to the project in the intervening months. (more...)

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