Anna Lively to Celebrate Doris Day at Feinstein's/54 Below This Spring
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Anna Lively in "Isn't It A Lively Day...Anna Lively Celebrates the Music and Career of the One and Only Doris Day!'" on Wednesday, April 19th, at 9:30 PM.
This show takes you on a joyous adventure through Doris' biggest hits, from her wonderful movies to her over 1100 recordings. Anna, who has a tremendous feel and passion for this music, brings Doris' fascinating story to life, with all its twists and turns, near misses, triumphs and tragedies. You'll leave not only humming the tunes, but amazed at the things you never knew about Doris Day!
Anna will be joined by the renowned and incomparable Christopher Denney on the piano.
Anna Lively in "Isn't It A Lively Day...Anna Lively Celebrates the Music and Career of the One and Only Doris Day!" plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Wednesday, April 19th, at 9:30 PM. There is a $25-$35 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.
A portion of the profits go to help Anjellicle Cats and Adore-a-Bullie Paws and Claws animal rescues in NYC - 'cause that's how Doris would want it! There will be a volunteer in the show room to take donations of money, food, towels, toys, etc., all of which would be greatly appreciated by these rescue groups!
Anna Lively brings a great talent to the grand Big Band standards and the music of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway and Movie Musicals, with a touch reminiscent of the great vocalists and solo recording stars of the past. Anna was brought up on the great American music. She has a feel for this genre unknown to most of her generation. Her teen-year idols were Doris Day and Ella Fitzgerald and Sinatra and Bing and the other great singers of the 30s, 40s and 50s. Anna is a graduate of The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre here in New York, where she studied with Sanford Meisner. She began her vocal training at a young age and soon studied voice in New York with Elizabeth Coss, a member of the Metropolitan Opera Company and with Carlos Noble, one of the great coaches and musical directors of the Golden Age of movies in Los Angeles. Combining acting ability, a gift for creating characters, and a great voice to interpret a lyric, Anna has done cabaret to critical acclaim. Anna has performed her one-woman shows in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Dallas and in a variety of other cities. She has also done many theatrical productions in New York and around the country.
Christopher Denney, celebrated cabaret pianist for Karen Mason and the late Julie Wilson, will be accompanying Anna on the piano. Denny has served as musical director, arranger and pianist for such theater, cabaret and opera luminaries as Karen Mason, Julie Wilson, Brent Barrett, Gregg Edelman, David Campbell, Tammy Grimes, Rod Gilfry, David Burnham, Ron Raines, Andrea Marcovicci, Lauren Bacall, Dorothy Loudon, Kaye Ballard, Jeff Harnar and Steven Brinberg, earning, in the process, two Back Stage Bistro Awards and four Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs Awards for Outstanding Musical Direction. His thirty-year career has taken him to virtually all of the major venues in New York and throughout the U.S., notably including Carnegie Hall, where he performed his own arrangements with Skitch Henderson and the New York Pops, as well as to Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu, Australia, Italy, Switzerland, Mexico, Paris and London's West End. Film work includes having produced Placido Domingo's recording sessions for Baz Luhrmann's Oscar-winning musical film, Moulin Rouge.
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, and Michael Feinstein, one of the world's great musical artists, have united to give New York an unparalleled destination for entertainment and dining. Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, 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 presents 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. Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $15-$105.