VIDEO: Harry Connick Jr. Tries His Hand at RIVERDANCE for St. Patty's Day!
He can jam, but can HARRY jig? Find out when he tries to Riverdance this week to celebrate St. Patty's Day on HARRY!
Showered with awards and recognition for his live and recorded musical performances, and for his achievements on screens large and small as well as the Broadway stage, HARRY Connick, Jr. has exemplified excellence in every aspect of the entertainment world, earning several Grammy and Emmy Awards and Tony nominations.
Connick received Tony nominations for his performance as Sid Sorokin in The Pajama Game, which was hailed as "absolutely sensational" and "a Broadway debut of legendary proportions," and for the music and lyrics he composed forThou Shalt Not which was directed by Susan Stroman. He last performed on Broadway in the revival of On A Clear Day You Can See Forever following the sold-out, critically acclaimed 2010 run of HARRY Connick, Jr. in Concert on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. His concerts at the Neil Simon marked the 20th anniversary of his sold-out concert series at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in 1990.
Connick has also made his mark as an actor in films (appearing in over 19 films such as Dolphin Tale with Morgan Freeman, Hope Floats with Sandra Bullock, P.S. I Love You with Hilary Swank, Bug with Ashley Judd, COPYCAT with Sigourney Weaver), and on television ("American Idol," Will & Grace," "South Pacific"). In the fall of 2016, Connick launched "HARRY," a nationally Syndicated daytime television show hosted by Connick and featuring his touring band. "HARRY" reflects the unparalleled entertainment skills of HARRY Connick, Jr.'s varied career and the television industry recognized the debut season of "HARRY" with five Emmy nominations, including a nomination for Best Host, and a Critics Choice nomination for Best Talk Show.