Relive Broadway's Early Days with I'M A GOOD LITTLE DEVIL
I'm a Good Little Devil is a cabaret revue about the early Broadway music hall era full of glamour, fun, and joy! This show is divided into seven scenes and ten costumes, recreating some of the best success of Gaby Deslys, a world acclaimed singer and dancer of the belle epoque. She was a modern emancipated woman, and free of the conventions of her time. She introduced Paris to the world of jazz with her revue "Laisse, les tomber!" in 1917, but suddenly died at the age of 39. The show consists of three characters and a piano. We have the gorgeous French Perrine Cabassud, Soprano, as Gaby Deslys, the handsome and elegant Jean-Christophe Born, Ténor and the delirious Mark Nadler, at the piano. The songs are performed in English, in their original versions. Mark Nadler, was elected best showman performer in New York in 2015 and he has rewritten and rearranged the music, making these ragtime and early jazz tunes as exciting as possible for today's audience!
Location:Triad 72 Theater 158 West 72nd St, NYNew York 10023
Dates of the show: 10 February 2018
Length of Show: 75min
Mark Nadler is an internationally acclaimed singer, pianist, tap-dancer and comedian. He is the recipient of the 2015 Broadway World Editor's Choice Award for Entertainer of the Year. His recent off-Broadway hit, I'm a Stranger Here Myself, has been honored with the 2013 Nightlife Award and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award and two Broadway World Awards. The show was presented at The Adelaide Cabaret Festival in Adelaide, Australia, where it was nominated for the prestigious Helpmann Award. Additionally, Mark Nadler's Broadway Hootenanny has become a staple of the Adelaide Festival. Mr. Nadler has performed at Carnegie Hall with the New York Pops Orchestra and has been a soloist with the Baltimore Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony, Oregon Symphony, National Arts Centre Symphony in Ottawa and others. At Philadelphia's 14,000 seat Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Mark did a solo two-act evening with the New York Pops, as well as Three Singular Sensations with Marvin Hamlisch and Martin Short.
Perrine Cabassud: After a classical and modern training in dance, she studied dramatic arts with Michel Azama, Olivier PY, Gilbert Barba and Christian Benedetti. She graduated from the Conservatoire National of Marseille, with a first prize in Opera the year 2007. She often works with French operatic companies and sings soprano roles coloratura such as Olympia in "Les Contes d'Hoffman" by Offenbach, Sophie in "Werther" by Massenet, the Fairy in "Cendrillon" by MASSENET, Cunegonde in "Candice by BERNSTEIN".
Jean Christophe BORN spent his youth in Gabon, Africa. At the age of sixteen, he attended a school year in the United States, where he learned about operas and musicals. Regularly chosen to be part of co-productions, of tours, nationals and internationals, Jean-Christophe has performed in more than fifteen countries. He was part of the Peter Brooks' internationally acclaimed "The Magic Flute" until April 2012. In 2013 he sang Tamino (Die Zauberflöte) Opéra de Nice (Dir. F. Deloche), and in 2013/14 he was a member of the Opera Studio (Strasbourg - Colmar) and followed the masterclasses of Marie-Ange Todorovitch, Jean-Philippe Lafont, and Umberto Finazzi (repetitor alla Scala). He has also performed the lead role in Aladin et la Lampe Merveilleuse, Nino Rota, Pinocchio, Cavallari/Melozzi and La Colombe, Charles Gounodfor the Strasbourg National Opera. For the 2014/15 season he was part of Les Caprices de Marianne, Henri Sauget on tour in most of the Opera houses of France. Last Season he sang Leandre in the Medecin Malgré lui, Charles Gounod at Saint etienne Opera and for the season 2016/2017 he is Marius in LES MISERABLES for a national tour in France.
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