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Kay Thompson

 

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[Broadway, 1937]
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Birdland to Present the Return of OUR SINATRA Musical Revue This Month Photo Birdland to Present the Return of OUR SINATRA Musical Revue This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 20, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the return of the Our Sinatra – the acclaimed musical revue celebrating the music of Frank Sinatra – on Monday, December 26 for three shows at 5:30 PM, 8:00 PM, and 10:00 PM.

10 Videos To Welcome A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Back To Birdland For The Next Week Photo 10 Videos To Welcome A SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS Back To Birdland For The Next Week
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 20, 2022

One of the highlights in every holiday season, A Swinging Birdland Christmas is on everyone's to-do list... or, it SHOULD be. It's back in town through Christmas, every day at 5:30 on the Birdland Main Stage.

Review: Learning and Losing at Love with HADESTOWN at Dr. Phillips Center for the Per Photo Review: Learning and Losing at Love with HADESTOWN at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
by Albert Gutierrez - Dec 17, 2022

Unlike the traditional figures in Greek mythology, Orpheus is a hero, but not a warrior. He's an artist, but not a celebrity. He's a man, just a man, and one whose entire literary journey is focused on the love of a woman. Compared to Perseus or Achilles or Jason, Orpheus's tale almost always depicts how love drives him.

Review: CHRISTMAS with Michael W. Smith and Michael Tait at Capital One Hall Photo Review: CHRISTMAS with Michael W. Smith and Michael Tait at Capital One Hall
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 14, 2022

After almost 40 years the first man to popularize Contemporary Christian Music (CCM) is still going strong. Michael W. Smith’s musicianship, skills as a composer, and entrancing vocal style has helped audiences of all denominations appreciate the word of God in a way that isn’t preachy. He gets the message across through his compositions and vocals.

Andy Karl, Matt Bogart & More to Star in SCUNGE! A MOBBED-UP CHRISTMAS CAROL at Birdl Photo Andy Karl, Matt Bogart & More to Star in SCUNGE! A MOBBED-UP CHRISTMAS CAROL at Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present the return of “Scunge! A Mobbed-Up Christmas Carol” – written by and starring Broadway’s Dominic Scaglione, Jr., Andy Karl, Dominic Nolfi, and Matt Bogart – from Friday, December 16 through Sunday, December 18.

Marilyn Maye to Perform Seven-Show Holiday Engagement at Birdland Theater Photo Marilyn Maye to Perform Seven-Show Holiday Engagement at Birdland Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present the return of living legend Marilyn Maye for a special seven-show holiday engagement from Thursday, December 29 through Sunday, January 1, including the “New Year’s Eve Extravaganza!” on Saturday, December 31.

Karen Mason to Present Holiday Concert CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS! at Birdland i Photo Karen Mason to Present Holiday Concert CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS! CHRISTMAS! at Birdland in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the return of Karen Mason with her concert “Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!” on Monday, December 19 at 7:00 PM. Mason’s legendary holiday show features unique interpretations of old and new seasonal classics.

Kuhoo Verma, Nora Schell & More to Join Normal Ave's RELAUNCH PARTY at The Green Room Photo Kuhoo Verma, Nora Schell & More to Join Normal Ave's RELAUNCH PARTY at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2022

On Sunday, Dec 4, Normal Ave will present its ReLaunch Party at Green Room 42! Come celebrate their return with friends old and new for a night of celebration and song, as Normal Ave announces it's most exciting season yet!

Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch to Star in 13th Annual SWINGING BIRDLA Photo Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch to Star in 13th Annual SWINGING BIRDLAND CHRISTMAS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2022

BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB will present the 13th Annual “A Swinging Birdland Christmas” – starring vocalists Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso, and Billy Stritch – for six performances from Tuesday, December 20 to Sunday, December 25 at 5:30 PM.

Edmund Begnall to Present HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS at Birdland Theater in December Photo Edmund Begnall to Present HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS at Birdland Theater in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present singer and violinist Edmund Bagnell in “Home for the Holidays” on Monday, December 12 at 8:30 PM. The countdown to the holidays is on, and through music and humor Bagnell shares his heartfelt and humorous recipe for a perfectly imperfect holiday season.

Kay Thompson Videos

BWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli! Videoplay
BWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli!

by Jim Caruso - Mar 12, 2021

Birdland's Jim Caruso reflects on a 15-year-old chat he had with legendary Liza Minnelli on another milestone birthday celebration!

STAGE TUBE: Happy Birthday, Liza Minnelli!
by Stage Tube - Mar 12, 2013

Happy Birthday, Liza Minnelli! Minnelli was born in Los Angeles into show business royalty. With her mother Judy Garland and her father the Award winning director Vincent Minnelli, her's is the only family where both parents and child have won an Oscar. Her god parents were Ira Gershwin and Kay Thompson. Liza made her screen debut in 1949 as a toddler with her mother in the MGM movie musical In the Good Old Summertime.

BWW TV: Stephanie J. Block & Jim Caruso Talk New Album, Liza & More - Preview Duet!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 23, 2011

The Swing Set, a new album from six-time MAC Award winner Jim Caruso, was released on January 11th. This is Caruso's sophomore album, and his first release under the Yellow Sound Label. Recently, Broadway favorite - and Caruso fan - Stephanie J. Block (9 to 5, The Pirate Queen, Wicked, The Boy From Oz) spoke with Caruso about creating the album, for which she recorded a guest spot. Click below to hear about the genesis of The Swing Set, Caruso's career and, yes, the significance of 'corduroy day.'

STAGE TUBE: Minnelli's Broadway Secrets
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 30, 2009

Liza Minnelli reveals her stage secrets as we lead up to the DVD release of 'Liza's At The Palace...'

STAGE TUBE: Liza Minnelli Guests On Australian Idol!
by Eddie Varley - Oct 21, 2009

Chugg Entertainment and David M. Hawkins are presenting the long awaited return of award winning superstar Liza Minnelli. Bringing her unstoppable Minnelli magic to Australia, Liza will tour nationally during October in an unmatchable concert performance. Based on her recent hit Broadway show 'Liza's At The Palace', the evening will feature an incomparable Minnelli songfest including many of her personal favorites and signature hits. The recent Tony Winner stopped by to visit Australian Idol and you can watch the segment right here on STAGE TUBE!

STAGE TUBE: LIZA'S AT THE PALACE...! DVD Sneak Peek
by Eddie Varley - Oct 20, 2009

LIZA'S AT THE PALACE was filmed in the Hollywood Theatre at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Wednesday, September 30 and Thursday, October 1, 2009 and will be released on DVD in early 2010 by MPI Home Video.

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Liza's At Broadway World ...Answering Your Questions!
by James Sims - Jun 3, 2009

New York critics and theatre audiences fell under the spell of Liza Minnelli's unmatchable magic when she returned to Broadway's legendary Palace Theatre and played a recent sell-out engagement. Now, the Tony-nominated star is here on BroadwayWorld.com answering YOUR questions in this BWW TV interview exclusive!

Liza's At BroadwayWorld.com... Send in YOUR Questions Now for the Legendary Star
by Robert Diamond - May 26, 2009

New York critics and theatre audiences fell under the spell of Liza Minnelli's unmatchable magic when she returned to Broadway's legendary Palace Theatre and played a recent sell-out engagement. Now, the Tony-nominated star is going to take YOUR questions for a BroadwayWorld.com TV interview exclusive!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: 'LIZA'S AT THE PALACE' At...Barnes & Noble
by James Sims - Feb 20, 2009

Liza Minnelli kicked-off the new release with a 'singing & signing' event at Barnes & Noble store, she was joined by her Broadway co-stars (who are also featured on the cd), Johnny Rodgers, Cortes Alexander, Jim Caruso and Tiger Martina. Billy Stritch led the evening on piano as musical director, BWW TV was there to cheer along as the iconic Minnelli made the night a special standing room only event!

BWW TV: On Broadway With LIZA! - Part III
by Craig Brockman - Jan 14, 2009

Catch all the excitement of tech rehearsal, opening night and more as we conclude our exclusive backstage coverage of Liza's At The Palace!