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Photo Coverage: 'And Now Direct From the Bar...' The Friars Toast Deana Martin Photo Photo Coverage: 'And Now Direct From the Bar...' The Friars Toast Deana Martin
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 5, 2018

In a darkened Frank Sinatra Dining Room an off stage voice using that classic Dean Martin intro ' And Now Direct From The Bar' announced co-hosts Bill Boggs, Bruce Charet and countless actors, singers, celebrities and friends to toast one of the most beloved entertainers in show business…..Deana Martin.

Photo Coverage: Bobby Rydell Has An Evening At The Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 17, 2017

 An Evening With… are three of the most powerful words in the entertainment world and they are so often posted and signify an event that can only happen at the Friars Club.  In the early days of the club it was  an evening with James Cagney, George M. Cohan and other show business greats.  Then came evenings with Milton Berle, Frank Sinatra, and many other legends. 

Photo Coverage: Steve Tyrell Comes Home For The Holidays At Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 2, 2016

He's been swinging and singing the holiday season at The Carlyle for the past 11 years, and Tyrell's songs, warmth, good feelings and musicianship have never been more impressively on display then in his 12th year. Last night he welcomed New Yorkers to his 2016 engagement at the legendary hotel.  You can only compare a Steve Tyrell performance to the happiness an audience must have experienced when seeing such super stars as Perry Como, Dean Martin, Glen Campbell or similar male vocalists. Singers who kept their audiences tunefully engrossed and mentally jubilant during their shows.  The Grammy Award-winner and two-time Emmy nominee has settled in for a five-week run at Cafe Carlyle. 

Photo Coverage: Leonardo DiCaprio, Robert De Niro and More Fete Martin Scorsese at Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Sep 22, 2016

Beloved director, producer, screenwriter and actor Martin Scorsese was honored by the Friars Club with their highest tribute last night, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the evening below! The Entertainment Icon Award was given to Scorsese, whose career spans more than 50 years, and who will be one of only a handful of recipients of the award in the Club's 100-year history.

Photo Coverage: Tony Bennett Receives Friars Club Entertainment Icon Award
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 22, 2016

Legendary entertainer Tony Bennett was honored by the Friars Club in celebration of his storied and successful career that has spanned 7 decades on June 20th and BroadwayWorld was there.

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Celebrates 90th Birthday Of Jerry Lewis with Robert De Niro and More!
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 9, 2016

Jerry's 90th Birthday Party soon became a telethon of happiness as the Friars evening unfolded.  The pledges given to Jerry Lewis were of love and respect and they came from his fellow Friars and entertainers jam packed into the Frank Sinatra Dining Room.  The amount of laughs in the club even created a new total of hysterics for an institution that has been the home of much laughter during its storied show biz history.

Photo Coverage: Dionne Warwick, Wayne Newton, Steve Tyrell, Robert Davi Perform at Friars Sinatra Celebration
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 12, 2016

400 Lucky People Got To See Show Biz History Made Last Night at the Friars Sinatra Celebration and BroadwayWorld was there, check out the photos below.

Photo Coverage: The Tables Are Turned - Larry King Gets Interviewed at the Friars Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 9, 2016

The Dean of the Friars, Larry King was interviewed by Friar Scribe Bruce Charet at the Friars Club last night and Broadwayworld was on hand to capture shots of the event. Below, peruse our photos of Larry King, Bruce Charet, and more!

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Honors Nicole Henry
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 17, 2014

Many show business greats have been honored by the Friars Club, and have performed before an audience of entertainment savvy members at the club house on 55th street. Nicole Henry was the latest addition to that list on Feb. 10. This great tradition was continued in the Frank Sinatra Dining Room with an event produced by Friar Historian Bruce Charet and co-produced by Friar Jeff Leibowitz. Singer/pianist Loston Harris was also on the bill. Rosario Dawson hosted the evening of great dining and great music.

Photo Coverage: Friars Club Hosts Steve Tyrell
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 7, 2013

If the walls of the Friars Club could tell their stories the history of show business would come to life. Luckily this history is accurately retold and chronicled by each generation of Friars. Friar Historian Bruce Charet, a member of the Board of Governors and Friar Mark Simone Admissions Committee Chairman started the evening off by telling the overflow audience in the Milton Berle Room that "Tonight the Friars is the Copa"!