DECK THE WALLS - A Simply Barbra's Holiday Show Comes to Birdland
Start off the holidays next Tuesday, December 4th at 7:00 PM, at the Birdland Theater, 315 West 44th, NY with Steven Brinberg in the latest edition of Simply Barbra, his acclaimed all-live homage to the legendary Barbra Streisand. This new show Merry Hanukkah/Happy Christmas Show celebrates the upcoming Holidays as well as a celebration of various hits. Musical Director is Christopher Denny and guest Pascal Pastrana (Les Miserables). The cover charge is $30. There is a $10 minimum. For tickets, please visit www.BirdlandJazz.com.
Steven Brinberg was born and raised in New York City, and attended NYU. He created his first SIMPLY BARBRA show in 1993 at the famous Don't Tell Mama cabaret where it ran a record-breaking 4 years, winning him two MAC awards and a BISTRO award. The constantly updated show was subsequently seen in 40 US cities and 9 countries including tours of Australia, The Far East, Spain, Mexico and several runs in London's West End at theatres The Charing Cross, SoHo Revue Bar and Leicester Square Theatres and The Edinburgh Festival. His London debut at the Jermyn Street Theatre broke all box office records and was extended repeatedly. He is nominated for a 2018 Robby Award for theatre and cabaret in Los Angeles.
Steven toured for over 12 years with the late Marvin Hamlisch (Barbra Streisand's musical director and composer of THE WAY WE WERE and A CHORUS LINE). Their symphony concerts together included appearances at the Kennedy Center and several co-starring Broadway legend Barbara Cook. Playwright Terrence McNally wrote the narration for Steven-as-Barbra for a concert at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall which was also seen in Seattle. At Carnegie Hall he made an appearance with the NYC Gay Men's chorus.
At Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre, Steven was part of the all-star FUNNY GIRL concert featuring Kristin Chenoweth, Idina Menzel, Sutton Foster and Whoopi Goldberg and at the Hudson theatre in a concert of Marvin Hamslich's SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS opposite Jeremy Jordan, Adam Jacobs and Marc Kudisch. At the Westbeth Theatre Center and Manhattan Theatre Club, he was featured in Ken Page's musical NIGHT LIFE starring Lillias White.
Special events include performances for Liza Minnelli, Lauren Bacall, Joan Rivers, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Patricia Neal, and Donna Karan. Steven was chosen for the latter special event by Miss Streisand's management. He was also chosen by Stephen Sondheim to sing at his birthday concert at the Library of Congress in Washington DC.
Film credits include CAMP, HEAVENLY PEACE, BOYS LIFE and the upcoming THIRSTY. Television appearances include Rosie O'Donnell, Sally Jessy Raphael, Good Morning Australia and a Jerry Springer show where no one was fighting! His two CDS available are SIMPLY BARBRA LIVE IN LONDON and SIMPLY BARBRA DUETS. He is featured on the new album "Hamlisch Uncovered".
Some upcoming performances include Incanto Puerto Vallarta, Mexico December 10-27. And in the New Year other dates as well as a special Marvin Hamlisch Birthday Celebration to be announced soon. For more information please visit www.simplybarbra.com.
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