Nelson Aspen to Launch December Lineup at Don't Tell Mama's BROADWAY 'BOOZY' BRUNCH

By: Dec. 02, 2016
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Winter is upon us, and Restaurant Row's beloved piano bar, Don't Tell Mama, has announced Broadway "Boozy" Brunch's special guest line up for December.

Audiences are in for a real treat this month, with a line-up consisting of, yet again, some amazing Broadway/Off-Broadway veterans and even one big television personality, Nelson Aspen, who will be kicking off the month this Sunday, December 4.

Get an early look at the upcoming Broadway "Boozy" Brunch guest star Nelson Aspen singing with Anita Gillette, before he serenades the crowd on Sunday!

December Schedule:

Sunday, December 4th- Nelson Aspen

Sunday, December 11th- Alison Briner Dardenne

Sunday, December 18th- Brad Bass

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 min 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. Come join the party and reserve your table at Don't Tell Mama's now!

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, or contact


NELSON ASPEN is one of Entertainment's most charming personalities in TV, radio, print and on-line. For three seasons, he was the Hollywood Producer/Reporter for TV GUIDE TELEVISION and frequent guest star on everything from celebrity news and talk shows to sitcoms and travel. He's contributed to a vast array of outlets, from news magazines. His bi-coastal status, bouncing between Tinseltown and Manhattan, gains him access to the hottest stars and scoops. Nelson began his professional career at age 8 and went on to roles in the big screen's ISHTAR, OFF BEAT, and TV's long running SEARCH FOR TOMORROW. When his soap opera stint ended ("I was washed off in a flood"), NELSON pursued Daytime Television via production, working on the staffs of every East Coast based serial drama-from casting to writing. From there, he moved to the prime-time situation comedies, EVERYTHING'S RELATIVE starring Jason Alexander and THE DICTATOR starring Christopher Lloyd.

Brad Bass was born and raised on a tobacco farm in Ringgold, VA. Broadway Credits: Wicked, original cast of Memphis, and Jersey Boys. Brad also played Fiyero in the Chicago Company of Wicked. He has performed on such television programs as Good Morning America, CBS Morning Show, The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, The View, and The Tony Awards. Brad can be seen in the feature film of Memphis, and he can be heard on the original cast albums of Memphis and Andrew Lippa's The Little Princess. After performing for 14 years, Brad realized that teaching and writing were his real passions. He now resides in Danville, VA and is the Musical Theatre Artist in Residence at Averett University, while pursuing his master's degree at Goddard College. He is developing two new musicals with his writing partner Cari Kassel, The Collins Boy and The Gathering of Waters.

Allison Briner-Dardenne was recently part of the featured ensemble in Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's Broadway production of Bright Star at the Court Theatre. Other Broadway: Mamma Mia!, Follies Broadway company at The Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles. National tours: White Christmas, Mamma Mia!, Titanic, Les Miserables. Off-Broadway: Listen To My Heart, Pete N Keeley, Forbidden Broadway, Song Of Singapore, Return To The Forbidden Planet, Jacques Brel, Forbidden Hollywood. Recent regional theatre: Ring Of Fire at Riverside Theatre, Vero Beach, Cincinnati Playhouse, St Louis Rep, Alabama Shakespeare Festival, Bright Star at The Old Globe in San Diego, Tinyard Hill at TheatreWorks in Palo Alto (winner of The San Francisco Bay Area Critics Circle Outstanding Achievement Award for Supporting Performance, Female) five summers at The Eugene O'Neill Music Theatre Conference including Greg Kotis and Mark Hollmann's The Zombie Musical, and over 25 other regional theatre productions across the country. Television: THE CARRIE DIARIES, LAW AND ORDER (both), ONE LIFE TO LIVE, ALL MY CHILDREN, and seven national commercials. Concert credits include featured soloist in The Indianapolis Symphony's POP GOES VEGAS, performing in concert halls all across the US and Canada.

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, Mario Cantone, & Cuba Gooding Jr., to name but a few!


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