"Mr. Show Business." Mark Nadler Stars In I LOVE A PIANO

Beloved performer Mark Nadler serenades with a potpourri of songs by greats such as Gershwin and Porter and lesser-known New York treasures like John Wallowitch on the newly rebuilt Guild Hall stage.

Mark Nadler is an internationally acclaimed singer, pianist, tap-dancer and comedian. He is the recipient of the 2015 Broadway World Editor's Choice Award for Entertainer of the Year.

Off-Broadway: I'm a Stranger Here Myself (winner- 2013 Nightlife Award; nominee- Drama Desk Award, two Broadway World Awards, Helpmann Award). American Rhapsody (winner- Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) Award for Outstanding Musical Revue; nominee- Drama Desk and two Lucille Lortel Awards).

Additional MAC Awards: Almost Like Being In Love and Always: The Love Story of Irving Berlin. Winner- Outstanding Musical Comedy Performer (three years in a row). Mark was also given the MAC Award for his performance of five different interacting characters in his one-man Opera in Honky-tonk, Red Light.

Performed with: New York Pops Orchestra (Carnegie Hall). Soloist: Baltimore Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Oregon Symphony, National Arts Centre Symphony in OSawa, and others. At Philadelphia's 14,000 seat Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Mark did a solo

two-act evening with the New York Pops, as well as Three Singular Sensations with Marvin Hamlisch and Martin Short.

His one-man show, Crazy 1961, was aired on the New York PBS Television series, 66th & Broadway.

Other one-man shows: Running Wild: Songs and Scandals of the Roaring 20s, (winner- Broadway World Award; MAC Award for Outstanding Celebrity Artist), Addicted to the Spotlight, They Can't Take That Away From Me: Music Of George Gershwin, Let's Misbehave: A Cole Porter Soirée, Mark Nadler In A Nutshell, and ...His Lovely Wife Ira: Ira Gershwin With and Without George (winner- Bay Area Critics' Circle Award for Outstanding Solo Performance). Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians), (winner-2003 Bistro Award for "Continuing To Raise The Standards Of Cabaret Performance." ) Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians) was reworked as a theatrical one man show called Russian on the Side, (winner- Bay Area Critics' Circle Award for Outstanding One-Person show). He also won the Bistro Award for outstanding singer/instrumentalist and for Outstanding Revue for directing, conceiving and music directing Hard Candy: The Songs Of Carol Hall.

He created and co-stars in Something Wonderful: The Songs of Richard Rodgers and The Night They Invented Champagne: A Toast to Operetta and the Musicals It Inspired. With KT Sullivan he created and performs in over a dozen shows, including The Love Story Of Irving Berlin, for which he and Ms. Sullivan received the Nightlife Award and the MAC Award, both for Outstanding Revue.

Mark has played New York City's Town Hall and in almost every significant night-club in New York City, and Los Angeles, notably, four seasons at Sardi's (where a caricature of Mark hangs among the other famous faces), 54 Below, The Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel, The Cinegrill in the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel, Maxim's and the West Bank Cabaret where he was, at the age of nineteen, the house master-of-ceremonies and musical director. Abroad, Mark has performed in England, Ireland, Scotland, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Israel and Australia.

Broadway credits include Dame Edna: The Royal Tour and The Sheik Of Avenue 'B'. At Lincoln Center, Mark cowrote, directed and starred in Schnozzola, a tribute to Jimmy Durante for the "Reel to Real" series. Favorite regional roles: Shear Madness (Tony Whitcomb); Radio Gals, (Miss Mabel, a role he reprised for the cast album).

For more information and to purchase his recordings, including Live from Sardi's on DVD, visit www.MarkNadler.com.

All proceeds from this night of music will go to support the charitable programs of the Episcopal Actors' Guild (EAG) (actorsguild.org). EAG, established in 1923, is a charitable organization offering emergency financial assistance and career support to NYC's professional performing artists "of all faiths, and none." Tickets are $25 and will be available at the door starting 20 minutes before the show. Reservations can be made by emailing reservations@actorsguild.org and are strongly encouraged.

Doors open at 6:40 pm. The reading will be followed by a wine and cheese reception.

Event location: Guild Hall at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016 (between Fifth Ave./Madison Ave.)

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