Jamie deRoy & Friends Presents THE MORE THE MERRIER DUETS AND MORE.. on 11/17, Featuring Larsen, Coulter, and More
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Celebrated cabaret performer Jamie deRoy presents a special evening of her multi MAC Award-winning variety show, Jamie deRoy & friends on Tuesday, November 17th (7PM) at the New York hotspot Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street between 5th & 6th Avenues). "The More The Merrier Duets & More..." will feature an evening full of duets and multi-voice musical partnering.
Joining Jamie on November 17th will be: Rod (Seth Rettberg), Nicky (Cullen R. Titmas) and Brian (Nick Kohn) from the Tony Award-winning musical "Avenue Q" performing an original number written by James Darrah; "the most musically sophisticated act in folk," David Buskin & Robin Batteau; the upbeat and dynamic, Backstage Bistro award-winning group, Uptown Express; cabaret performer and sultry jazz vocalist, Eddie Bruce & Laura Munich; Backstage Bistro and MAC award-winning performer, Scott Coulter; London stage star ("City of Angels" and "Phantom") Andrew Halliday; and husband and wife Broadway duo Liz Larsen & Sal Viviano. Musical direction will be by Lanny Meyers and award-winning director Barry Kleinbort will direct.
The colorful cabaret series, which has been thrilling New York City audiences for the past 16 years and serves as the basis for deRoy's award-winning cable television show, spotlights a wide variety of well-known entertainers and newcomers lighting up the cabaret, theater, and comedy worlds.
Jamie deRoy has won eight MAC Awards, four Backstage Bistro Awards, ten Telly Awards and CaB Magazine's Lifetime Achievement Award for her extensive work on both stage and screen. Jamie has appeared onstage with Joan Rivers and has headlined at many of New York's major clubs. She has produced eight CDs in the Jamie deRoy & friends series on the Harbinger and PS Classics labels. Her theatre producing credits include for this season on Broadway: Finian's Rainbow, Ragtime and The Addams Family. Other Broadway credits include: The Norman Conquests (TONY, Drama Desk and outer Critics Circle Awards winner for Best Play Revival), Desire Under the Elms, Blithe Spirit, Impressionism, Speed-the-Plow, Arthur Miller's All My Sons, London's Marguerite, The Seagull, George Steven Jr.'s Thurgood, Clifford Odets' The Country Girl, David Mamet's November, Jay Johnson: The Two and Only, Chita Rivera: The Dancer's Life, and Say Goodnight Gracie; Off-Broadway: Beebo Brinker Chronicles, Make Me A Song: The Music of William Finn, Dividing The Estate (Outer Critics Circle Award), Opus, Spalding Gray: Stories Left To Tell, Athol Fugard's Exits and Entrances, Christopher Durang's Adrift in Macao, A.R. Gurney's Buffalo Gal and Indian Blood (Outer Critics Circle Award), Terrence McNally's Dedication or The Stuff of Dreams, and The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged). Her TV and film producing credits include the Emmy-nominated "The Biggest Little Operas in Town" for Channel 13 and Rick McKay's documentary Broadway: The Golden Age. Her acting credits include appearances on the television shows "Alice," "Spiderman" and "Knight Rider," and in the films GoodFellas, Raging Bull, See No Evil, Hear No Evil and Married to It. Onstage, Jamie appeared with Rene Auberjonois in The Threepenny Opera, as well as in The Drunkard with musical direction by Barry Manilow.
Jamie deRoy & friends at Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street /between 5th and 6th Avenues) has a $30 cover charge plus a two-beverage minimum. For reservations, please call (212) 206-0440. Program is subject to change.