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Marilyn Maye

 
Bio:
Marilyn Maye is a highly praised singer, actress, director, arranger, educator, a Grammy nominated recording artist and a musical treasure. Her entire life has been committed to the art of song and performance. The award-winning Ms. Maye appeared 76 times on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Marilyn Maye is a highly praised singer, actress, director, arranger, educator, a Grammy nominated recording artist and a musical treasure. Her entire life has been committed to the art of song and performance. The award-winning Ms. Maye appeared 76 times on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny ... (read complete bio)

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Marilyn Maye Biography

Marilyn Maye is a highly praised singer, actress, director, arranger, educator, a Grammy nominated recording artist and a musical treasure. Her entire life has been committed to the art of song and performance.

The award-winning Ms. Maye appeared 76 times on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson - the record for a singer. His usual accolade for her came after one of her show-stopping appearances on The Tonight Show when he turned to his audience of millions, Carson said, ‚ÄúAnd that, young singers, is the way it's done.‚ÄĚ

She was ‚Äúdiscovered‚ÄĚ by Steve Allen who presented her various times to his national television audience. That led her to an RCA recording contract, seven albums and 34 singles.

Her recent CBS Sunday Morning feature with Mo Rocca was an outstanding tribute to her career and talent. She was currently interviewed and sang on ‚ÄúHarry‚ÄĚ (Harry Connick Jr.) NBC TV.

Her place in American music history was assured when the Arts Council of the Smithsonian Institution selected one of her recordings, ‚ÄúToo Late Now‚ÄĚ for the Smithsonian produced album of the 110 Best American Compositions of the Twentieth Century.

Ms. Maye performs many symphony and big-band concerts throughout the United States. In New York her future appearances will be Feinstein's 54 Below for eight nights, New Year's eve plus January 1 thru 5 at Birdland Theater, February 2020, six shows at Jazz at Lincoln Center and she'll celebrate her birthday for eight nights in April at Feinstein's 54 Below.

In the Wall Street Journal last year, Will Friedwald wrote, ‚ÄúWhen going to hear Marilyn Maye, you'll find on one side of the room are the Broadway and cabaret people, who tend to like their singing big and theatrical, with a lot of drama and stage presence. On the other side is the jazz crowd, who want everything hip and cool and understated, and will split the scene if anything doesn't swing. Ms. Maye is the only pop-song diva working today who can satisfy both crowds at once‚ÄĚ.

Miss Maye conducts Master Classes and coaches privately in New York and in many United State cities. Sharing the techniques and experiences of her lifelong career brings great joy and inspiration to her.





Marilyn Maye News

Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards Photo Winners Announced For The 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards
by BWW Awards - Jan 30, 2023

The winners have been announced for the 2022 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards, honoring the best in Cabaret performances in NYC which had their first performance between October 1, 2021 through September 30, 2022.

Eric Hoffman & Ken Hatfield's STIRRINGS STILL Vocal and Guitar Duet Album Out Now Photo Eric Hoffman & Ken Hatfield's STIRRINGS STILL Vocal and Guitar Duet Album Out Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2023

ARTHUR CIRCLE MUSIC has released Stirrings Still, an intimate set of duets for voice and guitar, available on CD, digital download, and streaming, with a vinyl edition to follow in June 2023.

Review: THE BRYCE EDWARDS FRIVOLITY HOUR Is Some Serious Stuff at Don't Tell Mama Photo Review: THE BRYCE EDWARDS FRIVOLITY HOUR Is Some Serious Stuff at Don't Tell Mama
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 24, 2023

Modern-day vaudevillian Bryce Edwards is the man that people want to see.

Review: BLACK SONGS MATTER: THE SALON OPEN MIC at Don't Tell Mama Photo Review: BLACK SONGS MATTER: THE SALON OPEN MIC at Don't Tell Mama
by Grace Jordan - Jan 16, 2023

The Salon at Don't Tell Mama was a warm and heartfelt evening for performers and the audience alike.

Photos: Marilyn Maye 'Birdland Theater New Year's Eve' Photo Photos: Marilyn Maye 'Birdland Theater New Year's Eve'
by Kevin Alvey - Jan 7, 2023

Marilyn Maye rang in the 2023 New Year's with a weekend of Holiday shows in the Birdland Theater just down the street from Times Square. As the ball dropped, the toasts went up and the songs poured out. With 4 nights of shows, from Dec 29th to Jan 1st (7 shows in all), she provided a proper musical CHEERS to the NYC audience. Amazing Maye!

Heather Headley Will Sing INTO THE WOODS, AIDA & More at Carnegie Hall Photo Heather Headley Will Sing INTO THE WOODS, AIDA & More at Carnegie Hall
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023

Grammy and Tony Award Winner Heather Headley will perform with The New York Pops, in an all-new program on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. at Carnegie Hall as part of The New York Pops’ 40th anniversary season.

Brian Alejandro Returns To Pangea With LOVERS AND STRANGERS Photo Brian Alejandro Returns To Pangea With LOVERS AND STRANGERS
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2023

Singer and raconteur Brian Alejandro returns to Pangea for a special Valentine's Day 'appetizer' on Saturday, February 11 at 7:00 p.m.

See Marylin Maye, SWINGIN' SONDHEIM & More at Birdland in January 2023 Photo See Marylin Maye, SWINGIN' SONDHEIM & More at Birdland in January 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this January with a full slate of nightly performances! See the lineup, how to get tickets, and more!

Photos: The Best of 2022 by Photographer Helane Blumfield Photo Photos: The Best of 2022 by Photographer Helane Blumfield
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 28, 2022

Broadway World Cabaret Photographer Helane Blumfield has been hard at work this year, and these are the favorites from her 2022 collection.

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by BWW - Dec 27, 2022

Marilyn Maye Videos

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Highlights from RHONY's Luann de Lesseps' A VERY COUNTESS CHRISTMAS

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2021

Yes, the rumors are true! Everyone's favorite Countess is back at Feinstein's/54 Below for an evening of festive glitz and glamour. If there's anything that's a guaranteed good time, it's seeing LuAnn de Lesseps, star of one of the most successful franchises in television history, 'The Real Housewives of New York.'

Photo Flash: Stewart Green Photo Flashes THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland The Videoplay
Photo Flash: Stewart Green Photo Flashes THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater On October 5th

by Stephen Mosher - Oct 11, 2021

Susie Mosher has done it again, and Stewart Green has the photographic evidence.

BWW TV: Watch Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley & More Tribute Jerry He Videoplay
BWW TV: Watch Sutton Foster, Bernadette Peters, Betty Buckley & More Tribute Jerry Herman!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2020

Michael Feinstein produced a memorial event at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, featuring performances by: Feinstein ('I Won't Send Roses'), Kristin Chenoweth ('If He Walked Into My Life'), Sutton Foster ('I Don't Want to Know'), Kelli O'Hara ('Before the Parade Passes By'), Leslie Uggams ('I Am What I Am'), Bernadette Peters ('Time Heals Everything'), Betty Buckley ('Hello, Dolly!'), Klea Blackhurst and Tyne Daly ('Bosom Buddies'), John Bolton ('It Takes a Woman'), Lorna Luft ('Gooch's Song'), Ron Raines ('Mame'), Jason Graae ('You I Like'), Marilyn Maye ('It's Today'), Jeremy Jordan ('It Only Takes a Moment'), Lee Roy Reams ('The Best of Times'), and Debbie Gravitte ('Wherever He Ain't'), with Alice Borden, Jane Dorian, and Harvey Fierstein, and special video tributes from Angela Lansbury and Paul McCartney. Marc Bruni directed the event with Larry Blank serving as music director, and Don Pippin (guest conductor).

VIDEO: At Nearly 90, Marilyn Maye Has Hit Her Peak Videoplay
VIDEO: At Nearly 90, Marilyn Maye Has Hit Her Peak

by Stage Tube - Jan 28, 2018

In a new feature for Sunday Morning, Grammy-nominated Marilyn Maye talks about her old school vibes, her secrets to success from her seven decades in the business, and how she just may be finally hitting her peak.

Stop the Parade, They Want to Get On! Broadway's Best Tackle Dolly's Signature Song Videoplay
Stop the Parade, They Want to Get On! Broadway's Best Tackle Dolly's Signature Song

by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2017

Jerry Herman's anthemic masterpiece, 'Before the Parade Passes By', has been the center of the title character's journey in the classic musical, Hello Dolly! for over fifty years. With it's determined spirit and pick-yourself-up-by-the-bootstraps message, the song is a stand alone declaration of self-reliance, bravery, and freedom.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark Sendroff
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 18, 2017

Order in the court because entertainment lawyer to the stars, Mark Sendroff, swings by the studios to discuss his life, career, and what he has learned from his legendary client list with Rob and Kevin. You'll hear no objection from us as Mark discusses his profession and what he loves most about his job.

BWW TV: Linda Lavin, Holland Taylor, and Many More Lead Abingdon Theatre Company's Gala
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2015

Abingdon Theatre Company just celebrated its 2015-2016 Season with ABINGDON: REFLECTIONS OF STARLIGHT on October 26 at Espace (635 West 42nd Street in Manhattan). Go inside the gala with BroadwayWorld, below!

BWW TV Exclusive: Marilyn Maye Previews 54 Below Tribute to Johnny Carson!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2014

Cabaret legend Marilyn Maye continues her latest 54 Below show, A Tribute to Johnny Carson, on May 9, 10 & 13, 2014. Johnny Carson knew and featured great singers, including one he called 'Super Singer' - - The multi-talented Marvelous Marilyn Maye. Ms. Maye appeared on The Tonight Show a record 76 times, more than any singer. BroadwayWorld visited Maye on her opening night and you can check out a sneak peek of the concert below!

BWW TV: Marilyn Maye, Debbie Gravitte, Charles Busch Preview 54 Below Shows!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 27, 2013

Winner of the 2013 Nightlife Legend Award cabaret and theatre legend Marilyn Maye, Broadway veteran and Tony Award winner and one of the stars of "Unsung Menken" Debbie Gravitte, and Tony Award Nominee, master humorist, illusionist and camp icon Charles Busch will play 54 Below in the coming weeks. Just yesterday the whole gang met the press and you can check out video footage of them in action below!

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: BWW NYC Cabaret Awards Show Highlights - Marilyn Maye, Ben Vereen, Jim Caruso and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 25, 2013

The first-ever BroadwayWorld.com New York Cabaret Awards show was held at the Metropolitan Room on Thursday, February 21. The evening featured a star-studded lineup, including Marilyn Maye, Ben Vereen, Jim Caruso, composer Jason Robert Brown and cabaret stars Billy Stritch, KT Sullivan, Karen Kohler, Colleen McHugh, Jane Monheit and more. Watch BroadwayWorld's exclusive highlights from the awards show below!