Ian Finkel & Elliot Finkel to Take Center Stage at The Metropolitan Room
The Metropolitan Room in conjunction with Bernie Furshpan has announced the appearance of Ian Finkel, The World's Greatest Xylophonist and renowned pianist Elliot Finkel, backed by some of New York's finest musicians.
Featuring special guests each night, Ian and Elliot will dazzle audiences with their special brand of music, banter and entertainment.
Guests include comedian Bob Greenberg (7/15), comedian Dave Konig (8/3), magician Jeff Moche (/9) and with a very special performance by Cheryl Ann Allen as Sophie Tucker in Sophie Tucker Meets Ian Finkel (9/28).
IF YOU GO:
Saturday, July 15 with comedian Bob Greenberg (doors open at 6:15pm; show begins at 7pm)
Thursday August 3 with comedian Dave Konig (doors open at 9pm; show begins at 9:30pm)
Saturday, September 9 with magician Jeff Moche (doors open at 9pm; show begins at 9:30pm)
Tickets are $20 - $129 (plus $25 menu minimum)
Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.metropolitanroom.com or calling 212.206.0440.
The Metropolitan Room is located at 34 W 22nd Street, New York, NY 10010
Ian Finkel is regarded as the World's Greatest Xylophone Virtuoso. He has appeared and written for such stars as Michael Feinstein, Sid Caesar, Ginger Rogers, Tito Puente, Larry Gatlin, Martin Mull, Madeline Kahn to name just a few. Mr. Finkel has covered much ground in the music world. He has appeared on all major television stations, recorded for most record labels and has had successful concert tours in Japan, Korea, Canada, Mexico, England, Norway, Puerto Rico and throughout the U.S. Ian has collaborated with Philip Glass and has heard his works performed by numerous orchestras such as the American Symphony Orchestra and the Little Orchestra Society. Ian has performed in and written for numerous television shows, films, and live performances including: Love Laffs (Lifetime) with Tern Gar, Martin Mull (Showtime), Jerry Lewis Telethon, Woody Allen's Radio Days, Emo Phillips, Judy Tenuta, Taj Mahal hotel (Atlantic City), Michael Feinstein on Broadway, Sid Caesar Show at the Village Vanguard and Broadway, Second Avenue to Broadway, Fyvush Finkel Live, Read-a-thon w/ Sesame Street Players, Rainbow Wars (nominated for Academy Award), Songs from the Neighborhood (Grammy Award), It's Up To All Of Us, Sophie Tucker In Person (Director, Writer, Orchestrator), Addicted to Show Business (Director, Writer, Arranger), Nick at Nite Music of Vic Mizzy (Adams Family, Green Acres), IBM Industrials, CNN Cable News, Port Authority, hundreds of colleges across the US and Canada (Juilliard, Manhattan School of Music, Peabody, etc.) Condo tours of Florida, headliner on all cruise ship lines.
Elliot Finkel has appeared in Carnegie Hall Kennedy Center, Hollywood Bowl, White house and has appeared with such orchestras as Los Angeles National Dallas, and many others. He and his brother Ian has co-starred on Broadway with Michael Feinstein, Sid Caesar, and their beloved father, Emmy Award winner Fyvush Finkel. He has toured with such diverse artists as Ginger Rogers Milton Berle, Theodore Bikel, Roberta Peters and Jan Peerce and currently his brother Ian. His shows Finkel Follies, and Fyvush Finkel Live all received Drama Desk nominations.