Same-Sex Couple Eddie Korbich and Andy Leech Will Perform in I DO! I DO! at Feinstein's/54 Below
Eddie Korbich and Andy Leech, a couple with long standing ties to the Broadway community, have been tapped to sing from the score of I DO! I DO!
In a statement, lyricist Jones said, "I DO! I DO! was conceived as a valentine to the joys and frustrations and ultimate deep rewards of a long and lasting marriage, no matter their sexual orientation. This being so, I am especially pleased that this celebration of the show's songs at 54 Below will be performed on Valentine's Day and by a cast of married couples, for the first time both gay and straight. A bit early perhaps, but I am already lifting my glass in a toast."
Eddie Korbich has been seen on Broadway in Sweeney Todd, Carousel, The Drowsy Chaperone, and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder. Andy Leech serves on the musical theatre faculty at AMDA in New York City.
Couples reuniting from their theatrical marriages will be Baby, it's You's Beth Leavel & Adam Heller, Falsettos' Chip Zien & Barbara Walsh, The Fantasticks' Tom Jones & Rita Gardner, Rothschild & Sons' Robert Cuccioli & Glory Crampton, and The Last Five Years' AJ Holmes & Carly Hughes,
The evening will be hosted by the show's lyricist, Tom Jones (The Fantasticks)
The concert is directed by Robert W. Schneider. Joshua Zecher-Ross is the evening's musical director.
Audiences can expect to hear such classics as "My Cup Runneth Over," "When The Kids Get Married," and "Flaming Agnes," plus a few hidden treasures from the trunk of Jones & Schmidt.
BROADWAY COUPLES SING I DO! I DO! plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on February 14th, 2016, at 7:00pm and 9:30pm. There is a $40-$50 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. Tickets on the day of performance after 4:00 are only available by calling (646) 476-3551.
Michael Feinstein, one of the world's greatest musical artists, and 54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, have united to give New York an unparalleled destination for entertainment and dining. Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, is the performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, Feinstein's/54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the-art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. Feinstein's/54 Below will present iconic and rising stars from the worlds of Broadway and popular music. The venue provides a food and beverage menu from early evening through the wee hours of the morning that is worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. In their description on the venue, The New York Times writes Feinstein's/54 Below "has the intimacy of a large living room with unimpeded views and impeccable sound; there is not a bad seat. Its sultry after-hours ambience is enhanced by brocade-patterned wall panels planted with orange-shaded lanterns. And the atmosphere is warmer and sexier than in Manhattan's other major supper clubs. Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$105. www.54Below.com/Feinsteins
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