Don't Tell Mama Announces BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH November Lineup
Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced Broadway "Boozy" Brunch's special guest line up for November!
The guests this month are an absolute must-see, consisting of Broadway/Off-Broadway veterans, writers and directors, cabaret stars, as well as multi-award winners.
Broadway "Boozy" Brunch's talent packed schedule will kick off this Sunday (11/6) with Kristine Zbornick, so come join the party and reserve your table at Don't Tell Mama's now!
Schedule is as follows:
Broadway "Boozy" Brunch is a new addition to Don't Tell Mama's and has become a Sunday hot spot for booze, food and entertainment! This boozy brunch includes a 3 course meal and coffee or tea for a grand total of $35 dollars a person, and for $14.95, you can add unlimited mimosas, Bellinis and Bloody Marys!
All of this, while you enjoy a 90-minute full Broadway Cabaret Show featuring Michelle Dowdy (Hairspray), Paul Pilcz (Bye Bye Birdie Revival), Elora Von Rosch and Lauren Turner; with music direction by Patrick DeGennaro.
Don't Tell Mama holds Broadway "Boozy" Brunch seating at 12pm and 2pm. Doors open 30 minutes prior. Don't Tell Mama is located at 343 West 46th Street between 8th and 9th. For more information/reservations visit donttellmamanyc.com or contact: Manuel@DontTellMamaNYC.com.
MEET THE GUESTS:
Adinah Alexander: Recent credits include: BROADWAY: Original Cast member in Kinky Boots, Wicked, Wedding Singer, Parade and Urban Cowboy. OFF BROADWAY: Adding Machine, Two Rooms and Love, Janis. TV: DR. A.G. Waxman in "Lights Out", Mrs. Dzubenko in "Nurse Jackie" and Judge Schaft in "Law and Order". PRE-BROADWAY: Gotta Dance. REGIONAL: Into The Woods, Annie, Les Miserable and Mama Rose in Gypsy. Plays include: Dirty Blonde, The Search For Signs Of Intelligent Life In The Universe, Eleemosynary and All In The Timing.
Karen Mack Karen is a seven time MAC Award winner for vocal performance and songwriting, as well as for her vocal harmony work for 12+ years with talented singer/songwriter Michael Holland. LGNY says "in addition to her sense of humor, she has the kind of voice one longs to hear...her flawless placement, appealing style and dead on performance are electrifying" and The Village Voice echoes "Mack can sock anything with a rock beat out of the ballpark." She was featured in the UK premier of Brenda Bly, Teen Detective, and Build Me A Bridge -The Music of Miller and Hammonds at the Bridewell Theater in London's West End. Karen was part of the 25th Anniversary Gala for the NY Pops at Carnegie Hall, Handel's Messiah Rocks - A Joyful Noise at NJPAC, and club appearances include Town Hall, Symphony Space, B.B. Kings, The Bottom Line, The Fez, The Bitter End, Caroline's, The Supper Club, The Plush Room (San Francisco), and numerous college keggers. Always drawn to rich and complex vocal harmony, she is currently one of the Girls in cabaret's newest pop vocal quartet THOSE GIRLS, and she spent eight years with Doo•Wa•Zoo, a multi-award winning contemporary a cappella quintet featured in VH1's "Takin' It to the Streets"
Rick Skye is a multi-award winning performer on Broadway and the West End. Rick toured the US with Ann Reinking and Sandy Duncan in The American Dance Machine Show and in the Kennedy Center Production of Miss Liberty. He acted with Dorothy Louden in Danny and Della. He has appeared on the show "All My Children", and the film "The Cater Waiter" starring David Drake. He both wrote and starred in The Flip Side of Neil Sedaka (the tribute with a twist), which earned him a nomination for 'Best Newcomer' by The Manhattan Association of Cabarets. His revue, MaCabaret - a tabloid fable ran for nine months in New York, followed by his hit show A Slice O' Minnelli which has enjoyed successful seasons at the Apollo Theatre in London's West End, The Dublin and Edinburgh Festivals, and from cities New York to Chicago. Rick has also earned him a MAC Award for Best Impersonation in 2006, the "Best Achievement in Performance" Award at the 2007 Dublin Theatre Festival and the Terrier Award at the Edinburgh Fringe. In 2008, he created a new revue entitled The War of the Mama Roses - the Ultimate Audition for GYPSY, which enjoyed a successful run in New York. He co-starred with Steven Brinberg (Simply Barbra) in the London production of Barbra and Liza LIVE!, then toured with it to the Dublin Gay Theater Festival, The New Players Theater in London and many spots in England concluding in Brighton. He joined forces with the legendary "Madame" and toured the U.S. with It's Madame with an E! which he wrote and starred in. He was a contributing writer and performer of Bawdy! - Off Broadway's Biggest Little Vaudeville and most recently finished a record breaking Five Year run in the acclaimed revue Judy and Liza Together Again, which he starred in alongside Tommy Femia. Rick also created and directed Sacred Monster a hyperemotional evening of song, drama and comedy starring Billy Lykken in his Cabaret debut.
KRISTINE ZBORNICK The New York Post called her a madcap mix of Ethel Merman, Lucille Ball and Bette Midler, her father called her a lazy piece of shit that would never amount to anything, you decide. Broadway: A Catered Affair. Tour: Wicked (Madame Morrible), 9 to5 (Roz). Off-Broadway/Regional: Forbidden Broadway- Cleans Up It's Act (Original Cast) and 20th Anniversary (Original Cast); Mamma Mia (Rosie), Into The Woods (Jack's Mother), Old Jews Telling Jokes, Tales of the City, Roadshow, Shlemiel The First, Splendora (Sue Ella Lightfoot), I Will Come Back (Friend of Barbara), An Evening with Joan Crawford (Ethel Merman), Man of La Mancha (Housekeeper), Damn Yankees (Sister, Mae Peterson), Bye, Bye, Birdie; Nine, Schlemiel The First (Yenta Pesha), OKLAHOMA! (Aunt Eller), Hank Williams Lost Highway (Mamma Lilly), 101 Dalmatians - Cruella DeVil. Other: Varla Jean Merman is The Bad Seedling (Christine); Blood Orgy of the Carnival Queens, The Club (Bertie), Cabaret and one person shows: Jackie Hoffman & Kristine Zbornik at Joe's Pub; Holiday Hams Lead; Blow Up World; Ball of Confusion; Serving Mankind; Zbornik In A Trunk. Kristine has created cabaret/one-woman shows for over 25 years throughout the universe. Website: www.KristineZbornik.com
Established in 1982, Don't tell mama is celebrating over 30 years as a world famous entertainment destination. Located on renowned Restaurant Row in the heart of New York's theater district, Don't tell mama is one-of-a-kind - a veritable nightlife mall with four individual spaces: a piano bar, a restaurant and 2 separate cabaret showrooms: a Cineplex of cabaret!
Countless luminaries have come through our doors such as Liza Minnelli, Paul Newman, Joan Rivers, Bette Midler, Rosie O'Donnell, Chita Rivera, Kathy Griffin, Audra MacDonald, Kristin Chenoweth, Seth Rudetsky,Mario Cantone, & Cuba Gooding Jr., to name but a few!