John Manzari

Also Credited As: John Thomas Manzari

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John Manzari is an Ovation Award and Helen Hayes Award nominated artist. Stage: The Tap Dance Kid, Ayodele Casel’s: Chasing Magic, NY Pops Up, 42ND Street, Maurice Hines: Tappin’Thru Life, The Wiz is 40, and Sophisticated Ladies. Television: “The Kennedy Center at 50,” “The View,” “Michael Feinstein at the Rainbow Room,” and “The Jerry Lewis Telethon.” John can be seen in the documentary about his mentor titled Maurice Hines: Bring Them Back and the award-winning short film Slip.

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Broadway Revival Production, 2022


Eddie Ryan (Understudy) [Replacement]

Original Off-Broadway Production, 2016

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Caleb Teicher's BZZZ Comes to the Joyce Theater Next Month

The Joyce Theater Foundation brings the boundless rhythmic potential of sound to the stage for one week with Caleb Teicher’s latest feast for the eyes and ears, Bzzz.

Photos: Broadway Inspirational Voices Hosts HOPE IN HARMONY Fundraising Event At Sony Hall

Last night, Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) held its HOPE IN HARMONY: Fundraising Cocktail Party and Award Ceremony on October 9, 2023, at Sony Hall located at the Paramount Hotel.

Mehmet Ali Sanlikol & WHATSNEXT?, Jeff Harnar, and More to Play Birdland Next Month

Live at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater will feature a number of exciting performances from top jazz artists this October. Check out the lineup here!

John Manzari Brings One Man Song And Dance Show To Birdland

Fresh from his Broadway debut in Funny Girl, performer John Manzari brings his unique blend of song and tap dance to Birdland Theater, Thursday, October 12 at 8:30pm. Don't miss this engaging and multi-generational journey through song and dance.

Exclusive: Audra McDonald, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Join Broadway Inspirational Voices' Annual Event

The event will now feature special performances by some of Broadway's finest talents, including two-time Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell, Tony-nominated actor Norm Lewis and Tony Award-winner Adrienne Warren, joining Emilie Kouatchou, Shoshana Bean, J Harrison Ghee, and more. Audra McDonald will be honored with the 2023 Inspiration Award.

Maude Maggart to Present New Show HERE COME THE DREAMERS at Birdland

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the singular cabaret artist Maude Maggart in the premiere of her new show “Here Come the Dreamers” on Monday, October 16 at 7:00 PM.

92nd Street Y's 2023/24 Harkness Dance Center Season to Open With Dorrance Dance

The 92nd Street Y, New York's Harkness Dance Center kicks off its 2023/24 season with Dorrance Dance, showcasing two world premieres in the iconic Kaufmann Concert Hall.

The 92nd Street Y, New York's 150th Anniversary Dance Season Opens with DORRANCE DANCE, September 29

The 92nd Street Y, New York's 2023/24 Harkness Dance Center season opens with the award-winning tap dance company Dorrance Dance, in the historic Kaufmann Concert Hall.

Broadway Inspirational Voices Will Honor Ayodele Casel, Marc Shaiman, and Audra McDonald at Hope In Harmony: Award Ceremony & Fundraiser Event

On Monday, October 9, 2023, the Renowned Choir & National Nonprofit of Broadway Artists whose Mission is to Support and Strengthen Communities in Need through Arts, Education and Outreach Programming will Honor Ayodele Casel, Marc Shaiman and Audra McDonald

FUNNY GIRL Broadway Revival Recoups Investment

The first-ever  Broadway revival of FUNNY GIRL has recouped its $16.5 million capitalization after opening in April 2022 at the August  Wilson Theatre. 

Photos: Julie Benko Brings JULIE SINGS JULE to Birdland

Birdland recently presented Broadway’s newest sensation, Julie Benko, in a concert celebrating the songs of Jule Styne. The performance took place on Monday, July 24. Check out photos here!

Photos: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Celebrates Twenty Years With Proclamations and Thrilling Talent!

On Monday, July 24, Birdland Jazz Club celebrated the landmark 20th Anniversary of its wildly popular weekly open mic night/variety show “Jim Caruso’s Cast Party.” The evening featured regular favorites, as well as special surprise guests. As usual, music director Billy Stritch held court at the ivories, along with Steve Doyle on bass and Daniel Glass on drums. Check out photos here!

Review: Whereas JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary With Elegance at Birdland

It is a true wondrous achievement to have a show every week lasting 20 years, with over 1040 shows and 1840 performers.

Photos: FUNNY GIRL Celebrates 500 Broadway Performances With A Visit From Carvel!

The Broadway revival is celebrating 500 performances at the August Wilson Theatre with a sweet treat! The production was recently treated to a visit from a few Carvel ice cream trucks that dished out delicious cups and cones to the show's hardworking company in honor of the milestone. See their celebration in neNNY photos!


Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.

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.

Joshua Henry, Mykal Kilgore, and More Set to Perform at Little Island This Summer

 Little Island, New York City’s award-winning public park  in Hudson River Park by W. 13th Street, announced its 2023 line-up of free summer  events. Learn more about who you can see performing this summer!

Major Attaway, Carmen Ruby Floyd & More to Star in SHUFFLE ALONG Celebration at 54 Below

54 BELOW has announced that Noble Sissle, Jr. will host the show celebrating his father’s work on May 22 at 7:00pm & 9:30pm.

Photos: The Jason Yeager Septet Celebrates CD Release At Birdland!

On Monday, March 27, Birdland presented the Jason Yeager Septet, celebrating the release of Unstuck in Time: the Kurt Vonnegut Suite. See photos from the show!

Paolo Montalban and Anne L. Nathan Will Join Cast of FUNNY GIRL on Broadway

Paolo Montalban and Anne L. Nathan will assume the roles of Florenz Ziegfeld and Mrs. Strakosh in Funny Girl on Broadway. We have all the details!


John Manzari has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

John Manzari has not appeared in the West End

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