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Barry Kleinbort is an accomplished actor, director, and writer with an impressive career spanning over four decades. He has worked extensively in both theater and television, and has made a name for himself as one of the most versatile and talented performers in the industry.
Kleinbort began his career in the 1970s, working on a number of off-Broadway productions and regional theater productions. He quickly gained a reputation for his exceptional acting abilities, and soon began to land roles in some of the most prestigious productions in the country.
In the early 1980s, Kleinbort made his Broadway debut in the hit musical "Little Shop of Horrors." He played the role of Mr. Mushnik, the owner of the flower shop where the story takes place. Kleinbort's performance was widely praised by critics and audiences alike, and he quickly became a sought-after performer on the Broadway stage.
Over the next few years, Kleinbort continued to work on Broadway, appearing in a number of hit productions such as "The Pirates of Penzance" and "Sunday in the Park with George." He also began to work in television, appearing in a number of popular shows such as "Law & Order" and "The Sopranos."
In addition to his work as an actor, Kleinbort is also an accomplished writer and director. He has written several plays and musicals, many of which have been produced off-Broadway and in regional theaters around the country. He has also directed a number of productions, including the critically acclaimed off-Broadway play "The Portable Pioneer and Prairie Show."
Despite his many accomplishments, Kleinbort remains a humble and dedicated performer, always striving to improve his craft and bring his best to every project he works on. His most recent work includes directing the off-Broadway production of "The Marvelous Wonderettes" and writing the musical "Madame Infamy," which was produced at the New York Musical Theatre Festival.

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Review: Lorna Dallas Divinely Displays GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Glamorous Nights and Rainy Days is cabaret of the highest order in the incomparable hands of Lorna Dallas.

Photos: Donna McKechnie, Melissa Errico, and More Attend Lorna Dallas at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

It was a celebrity filled audience last night and the glamor of Manhattan Cabaret nightlife was in abundance for Lorna Dallas and her show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre titled “Glamorous Nights and Rainy Days.

Photos: Lorna Dallas In GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Conor Weiss was on hand to capture Lorna Dallas in action as she brings GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS to NYC.

Interview: Lorna Dallas of GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Award-winning cabaret star returns to NYC with a new show and a great interview.

Review: A Tribute To “Luisa” By The Friends Of THE FANTASTICKS' First Girl In 54 CELEBRATES RITA GARDNER at 54 Below

Rita Gardner was not only a part of THE FANTASTICKS' history, she is one of the reasons it became historic in the first place.

10 Glamorous Videos of Lorna Dallas To Celebrate GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS Opening May 13th

London is loaning NYC Lorna Dallas for a few days so our citizens can get a look at her much-praised program GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS.

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

Lorna Dallas Returns To NYC Stage With GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Award winner Lorna Dallas is making a welcome return to the New York Stage in Barry Kleinbort/Christopher Denny helmed new musical cabaret.

Review: Anita Gillette & Penny Fuller Leave Birdland Audience Sated With SIN TWISTERS: THE NEXT FRONTIER

Gillette and Fuller are at it again and the magic is as strong as ever at THE NEXT FRONTIER.

Photos: Penny Fuller & Anita Gillette Return To Birdland With 'Sin Twisters: The Next Frontier!'

Two of Broadway’s most beloved performers, Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller, took to the stage at Birdland on Monday, April 17 for their latest song and story compilation: “Sin Twisters: The Next Frontier.”

Lorna Dallas to Bring GLAMOROUS NIGHTS AND RAINY DAYS to The Laurie Beechman Theatre

The Laurie Beechman Theatre will present Lorna Dallas in her latest musical feast, “Glamorous Nights and Rainy Days,” in a two-night engagement - Saturday, May 13 and Wednesday, May 17 - both shows at 7pm.

Gavin Lee to Present STEPPIN' OUT WITH FRED ASTAIRE at Birdland

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present two-time Tony Award nominee and two-time Drama Desk winner Gavin Lee – making his Birdland debut with his solo show “Steppin’ Out with Fred Astaire” – on Monday, May 29 at 7:00 PM.

See Eliane Elias, Marquis Hill, The Kinsey Sicks & More at Birdland in April

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this April with a full slate of nightly performances! See who is performing and learn how to purchase tickets!

Sean McDermott to Perform at Birdland Theater in April

BIRDLAND THEATER will present an evening with Broadway veteran Sean McDermott – star of Falsettos, Starlight Express, Grease, and the original cast of Miss Saigon – on Monday, April 17 at 8:30 PM.

Photos: Karen Mason Returns To Birdland!

See photos of Karen Mason's return to Birdland!

Karen Akers to Present ABOUT TIME at Birdland in April

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present award-winning vocalist Karen Akers, who returns to the venue with the special evening “About Time,” on Monday, April 24 at 7:00 PM.

Review: Wendy Scherl Shows What She Did For Love In THE SWEETNESS & THE SORROW: THE SONGS OF MARVIN HAMLISCH At Chelsea Table + Stage

Thursday night at Chelsea Table + Stage introduced this rainbow boy to award-winning vocalist, Wendy Scherl as she brought lovely vocals to her show, THE SWEETNESS & THE SORROW: THE SONGS OF MARVIN HAMLISCH.

Augie Bello to Present Weekly Show THE BELLO BASH at Chelsea Table + Stage

CHELSEA TABLE + STAGE will present social media sensation Augie Bello in a special weekly show on Thursday nights at 9:30 PM, starting on March 30.

Karen Mason Returns to Davenport's With KAREN MASON'S BACK...AND ALL THAT JAZZ

Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret, 1383 North Milwaukee  Ave., currently celebrating its 25th Anniversary, hosts the return of Broadway actress and multi-award-winning cabaret performer Karen Mason for four nights only with her critically-acclaimed show of the music of John Kander and Fred Ebb, KAREN MASON'S BACK…And All That Jazz!

The Kinsey Sicks to Present DRAG QUEEN STORYTIME GONE WILD! at Birdland in April

BIRDLAND THEATER will present The Kinsey Sicks – America’s Favorite Dragapella Beautyshop Quartet – in the world premiere of “Drag Queen Storytime Gone WILD!” on Monday, April 10 at 8:30 PM.


Barry Kleinbort has written 3 shows including Big City Rhythm (Composer/Lyricist), Secrets Every Smart Traveler Should Know (Songs & Sketches), Broadway and the Bard (Conceived by).

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