Multi-Award Winner Stearns Matthews Reprises ME & THE GERSHTWINS

Multi-Award Winner Stearns Matthews Reprises ME & THE GERSHTWINS

Award-Winning Vocalist Stearns Matthews Continues #RESIDENCY at Laurie Beechman Theatre with ME & THE GERSHTWINS: The Songs of George & Ira Gershwin, Tuesday, March 13th at 7pm

MAC and Bistro Award-winning vocalist Stearns Matthews will continue his ongoing series #RESIDENCY on Tuesday, March 13th at 7pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre with a tribute to George & Ira Gershwin.

The March installment of the series will reprise, for one night only, his MAC Award-nominated show from 2016, ME AND THE GERSHTWINS. Join him as he teams up with twin brothers Adam and Matt Podd for a musical romp through the music of two other brothers: George and Ira Gershwin. The twins will astonish you with their multi-instrumental talents and their arrangements that are at once innovative, and classic. Cabaret Scenes said of the show's debut in 2016, "Beautiful singing by Stearns Matthews and terrific musicianship by Adam & Matt Podd honor the Gershwin legacy."

On Wednesday, April 4th at 7pm, Matthews will pay tribute to one of the greatest and most prolific songwriters of all time, Leslie Bricusse. Bricusse's extensive catalog includes Stop the World-I Want to Get Off, The Roar of the Greasepaint-The Smell of the Crowd, Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, and Jekyll & Hyde. In addition to Bricusse's many collaborations with composer Anthony Newley, Matthews will feature songs on which Bricusse collaborated with other composers, including Henry Mancini, John Barry, and Cyril Ornadel. Matthews will be joined by longtime friend and collaborator, pianist Warren Helms.

Tickets for all performances are available at There is a $20 cover and a $20 food/beverage minimum (full dinner menu available). MAC members pay only a $15 cover. The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located at 407 West 42nd Street (at Ninth Avenue), NYC.

Stearns Matthews is a New York City-based vocalist whose recent appearances include The Town Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Feinstein's/54 Below, and The Metropolitan Room. His critically acclaimed debut album Spark won the 2015 Bistro Award for Outstanding Recording as well as the LaMott/Friedman Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs Award for Outstanding Recording. He also won the 2015 MAC Award for Best Male Vocalist. Stearns is an alumnus of Westminster Choir College in Princeton, New Jersey.

#RESIDENCY - remaining shows
March 13th at 7pm - ME & THE GERSHTWINS: SONGS OF GEORGE & Ira Gershwin
April 4th at 7pm - GOLDEN TICKET: THE SONGS OF Leslie Bricusse

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