Tightpants And Tears Of Joy: My Love Affair With Tom Jones And Neil Diamond Will Have Return Engagement
After 3 sold out shows in the spring Singer, Helane Blumfield, returns to the Laurie Beechman Theatre on November 7th at 7pm with her show, "Tight Pants And Tears Of Joy, My love affair with Tom Jones and Neil Diamond!"
"Tight Pants And Tears Of Joy, My love affair with Tom Jones and Neil Diamond!" Is a nostalgic look at the lives and careers of 2 Music Legends, and exposes Ms. Blumfield for the Super Fan that she is! From Diamond's "Brooklyn Roads" and "Play Me" to Jones' "Its Not Unusual" and "Sex-Bomb", Helane along with Derek Staranowski, Alexa Welch and her band serve up an unforgettable evening of hits as well as lesser known gems.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located in the West Bank Cafe 407 W. 42nd Street NY. 212.695.6909. Reserve tickets by clicking on https://m.ovationtix.com/pr/982949 There is a $20 cover charge and a $20 minimum food/drink charge per person. Lenny Watts directs and Bobby Peaco is Musical Director.
Ms. Blumfield returned to performing five years ago after 25 years in the advertising and retail industry. She has been "ecstatically happy" and content throughout an extensive career as a Creative Director, which she describes as one of her two creative loves, singing being the other. "l love performing says Ms. Blumfield "Communicating with the audience is powerful and revealing." Helane's last one-woman show 'Call Me H!' was in the spring of 2016 at Don't Tell Mama in NYC. "'Call me H!' was a show about blending borders between genders and celebrating the men who inspire me," says Ms. Blumfield. Her repertoire was a mix of pop, rock and theatrical material.
"Ms Blumfield has a lot to say... listen to her voice-the one with which she sings and the other one that has been guiding her all along" -Front Row Center, May 2016
Jerry Herman described Musical Director, Bobby Peaco, as "the best show pianist I have ever heard." He has won nine MAC Awards and three Bistro Awards. Among a long list of major artists, directors, producers and shows, he has collaborated with Thommie Walsh, the Late Julie Wilson, Donna McKechnie, Jackie Hoffman, Terri White, Jane Summerhays, the late producer, Blake Edwards, producer Rosie O'Donnell, and the shows Ain?t Misbehavin? and Chicago.
Lennie Watts is a 13 time MAC, 5 time Backstage Bistro, 3 time Nightlife, and a 2014 Broadway World Award Winner. He is the only person to receive awards as an outstanding vocalist, director, producer, and booking manager. He has been active in the New York cabaret scene for over 25 years.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre is a world famous entertainment destination. Located in the West Bank Cafe in the heart of New York's theater district,
Helane Blumfield performs "Tight Pants and Tears Of Joy, My Love Affair With Tom Jones and Neil Diamond" at The Laurie Beechman Theatre April 28th @ 7pm, May 5th @ 2pm and May 16th @ 7pm. The Laurie Beechman is at 307 W. 42nd Street NYC. 212.695.6909. https://m.ovationtix.com/pr/982949 for reservations.