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BWW Review: CELIA MEI RUBIN & FRIENDS SING SETH BISEN-HERSH Packs Don't Tell Mama Wit Photo BWW Review: CELIA MEI RUBIN & FRIENDS SING SETH BISEN-HERSH Packs Don't Tell Mama With Grateful Patrons
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 19, 2021

As Broadway and Off-Broadway performers get back onto the stages of live-entertainment venues in New York City, there are songs that long to be sung... And Seth Bisen-Hersh has plenty to go around.

Celia Mei Rubin & Friends to Sing the Music of Seth Bisen-Hersh at Don't Tell Mama in Photo Celia Mei Rubin & Friends to Sing the Music of Seth Bisen-Hersh at Don't Tell Mama in June
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

Celia Mei Rubin is bringing a celebration of live cabaret featuring the songs of award-winning composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh to world-renowned cabaret venue Don’t Tell Mama on Friday, June 18th at 7PM. Starring a Broadway cast accompanied by a live band, the evening will be a grand toast to the return of live cabaret and this iconic venue!

Seth Bisen-Hersh Presents LOVE QUIRKS Virtual Concert Featuring Maggie McDowell, Matt Photo Seth Bisen-Hersh Presents LOVE QUIRKS Virtual Concert Featuring Maggie McDowell, Matthew Schatz and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 19, 2020

On Thursday, September 10th, 2020 at 7PM, Seth Bisen-Hersh, composer/lyricist of off-Broadway's Love Quirks will present a virtual concert featuring most of the original off-Broadway cast, some of its production team and a few performers from previous incarnations to raise money for the upcoming off-Broadway Original Cast Recording.

LOVE QUIRKS, A Musical Fable Will Run Off-Broadway At St. Luke's Theater Photo LOVE QUIRKS, A Musical Fable Will Run Off-Broadway At St. Luke's Theater
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020

Love Quirks, A New Musical Fable will be making its Off-Broadway premiere in an open-ended run at St. Luke's Theatre (307 West 46thSt.) later this month. Based on actual events, Love Quirks spotlights a group of thirty-somethings (gay and straight), as they explore the bizarre tribulations of love, friendship, and all the blurry lines in-between. The production features an original score of quirky, neurotic, and poignant songs by composer/lyricist Seth Bisen-Hersh and a script by Mark Childers filled with laughter, pathos, and an abundance of sexual tension. Previews begin Friday, February 28th and the official opening night is slated for Monday, March 16th. Performances are on Mondays and Fridays at 8:15pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00pm. Tickets range from $39-$69 and are available at Telecharge.com, by calling 212-239-6200, or by visiting the St. Luke's box office. For further information visit www.LoveQuirks.com

Maggie McDowell, Matthew Schatz and More to Star in LOVE QUIRKS; Complete Casting Ann Photo Maggie McDowell, Matthew Schatz and More to Star in LOVE QUIRKS; Complete Casting Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2020

Love Quirks, a Musical Fable Based on Actual Events, has announced the complete cast for the premiere Off-Broadway production which will begin previews at St. Luke's on Friday, Feb 28th.

Smallest One Productions Presents RAISE THE VOLUME: A Concert Benefiting Everytown Fo Photo Smallest One Productions Presents RAISE THE VOLUME: A Concert Benefiting Everytown For Gun Safety
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2020

Smallest One Productions will present a one night only benefit concert at The West End Lounge on Monday, January 27th at 7 pm. Featuring a line up of alumni from their cabaret series, Campy Cabaret, the night will be raising money for the fight for gun control.

LOVE QUiRKS Returns To NYC For An Industry Reading Nov. 14th & 15th Photo LOVE QUiRKS Returns To NYC For An Industry Reading Nov. 14th & 15th
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2019

Seth Bisen-Hersh and Mark Childers' musical, LOVE QUIRKS returns to NYC with an industry reading on Thursday, November 14th at 7:30PM and Friday, November 15th at 2PM at the Dramatists Guild Foundation's The Music Hall (356 W. 40th St., 2nd Floor).  

Cast Announced For Seth Bisen-Hersh's Epic 500th Showcase All-Day Extravaganza Photo Cast Announced For Seth Bisen-Hersh's Epic 500th Showcase All-Day Extravaganza
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2018

On April 28th, 2018, Seth Bisen-Hersh will present an all-day, wall-to-wall concert of his songs at the renowned cabaret club, Don't Tell Mama, to celebrate the milestone of his 500th showcase. The four-part concert (1PM, 3:30PM, 6PM & 8:30PM) will consist of 100 of Seth Bisen-Hersh's songs, including 3 world premieres, featuring over 70 performers and cast reunions from every musical that Seth has produced in NYC.

Remy Zaken Joins Tim Realbuto's Concert Photo Remy Zaken Joins Tim Realbuto's Concert
by Julie Musbach - Jan 11, 2018

Award-winning New York based writer and performer Tim Realbuto, who will star in the upcoming motion picture YES (based on his stage play of the same name), will bring his popular 'Because I Can' concert series to an end at the Triad Theatre on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. He premiered his first 'Because I Can' concert at The Metropolitan Room last April and performed part two earlier this month at The Triad. The Metropolitan Room has been the producer of all three 'Because I Can' shows, but the second incarnation and now the third and final one will be performed at The Triad as The Metropolitan Room is in the middle of moving locations.

Tim Realbuto Will Complete His 'Because I Can' Concert Trilogy at the Triad Photo Tim Realbuto Will Complete His 'Because I Can' Concert Trilogy at the Triad
by Stephi Wild - Dec 30, 2017

Award-winning New York based writer and performer Tim Realbuto, who will star in the upcoming motion picture YES (based on his stage play of the same name), will bring his popular 'Because I Can' concert series to an end at the Triad Theatre on Friday, February 9th, 2018 at 7:00 PM. He premiered his first 'Because I Can' concert at The Metropolitan Room last April and performed part two earlier this month at The Triad. The Metropolitan Room has been the producer of all three 'Because I Can' shows, but the second incarnation and now the third and final one will be performed at The Triad as The Metropolitan Room is in the middle of moving locations.

Jenna Leigh Green Joins TIM REALBUTO & FRIENDS SING JEANINE TESORI at 54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Jul 22, 2017

Jenna Leigh Green is most known to television audiences as Sabrina Spellman's nemesis Libby Chessler on three seasons of the hit ABC sitcom 'Sabrina, The Teenage Witch.' She played the role of Heather in the Touchstone Pictures release 'You Again' opposite Kristen Bell, Sigourney Weaver, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Betty White. Ms. Green also recently appeared opposite James Franco in the film 'I Am Michael.'

The Zazzali Sisters Team Up with Rozi Baker to Sing Jeanine Tesori at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Eva and Valentina Zazzali, will be performing with Broadway, TV & film's top talent this Sunday, July 23 at 9:30pm, singing 'I Know It's Today' from Shrek the Musical with Rozi Baker (Shrek, Mary Poppins, Bonnie & Clyde) in Tim Realbuto & Friends Sing Jeanine Tesori at Feinstein's/54 Below.

Lala to Sing Songs by Jeanine Tesori with Tim Realbuto & Friends This Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Laurissa Romain aka 'Lala' is excited to be be back at Feinstein's/54 Below with Tim Realbuto and many of her Broadway, TV & Film friends, singing songs by Jeanine Tesori from 'Thoroughly Modern Millie' and 'Caroline or Change' this Sunday, July 23rd at 9:30 PM.

Samantha Barks, Eleanor Reissa and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details!

Sarah Litzsinger to Appear in TIM REALBUTO & FRIENDS SING JEANINE TESORI
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2017

Sarah Litzsinger joins the amazing cast to sing in the Benefit Cabaret, 'Tim Realbuto & Friends Sing Jeanine Tesori'.

54 SINGS 1776, Kyle Dean Massey, Samantha Barks and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

This July, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Broadway Stars Join Benefit BREATHE to Fund a Mother's Medical Bills
by Julie Musbach - Mar 24, 2017

Performer Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks; Off-Broadway's The Black Book) and performer/composer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight the musical; Off-Broadway's YES) will co-direct and star in a benefit concert entitled BREATHE: AN EVENING OF LIFE, LOVE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on April 4th at 9:00 PM at the Triad Theatre in New York City. They will be joined on stage by some of NYC's best talent, including stars from television and the Broadway stage.

Lauren Testerman and Tim Realbuto to Present Benefit Concert BREATHE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

Performer Lauren Testerman (Love Quirks; Off-Broadway's The Black Book) and performer/composer Tim Realbuto (Ghostlight the musical; Off-Broadway's YES) will co-direct and star in a benefit concert entitled BREATHE: AN EVENING OF LIFE, LOVE AND EVERYTHING IN BETWEEN on April 4th at 9:00 PM at the Triad Theatre in New York City.

Broadway, Film Actress & Singer Songwriter, Laurissa Romain aka 'Lala' Debuts Her Original Music to a Sold Out House
by Julie Musbach - Mar 8, 2017

Laurissa Romain, aka 'Lala' debuted her three original songs 'Wasn't Love', 'Nasty Woman' and 'Marathon' written by herself and Eren Cannata atThe Bitter End in NYC, to a Sold Out House, last Sunday, March 5, 2017.

Tim Realbuto's Demi Lovato Tribute Hits Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

As previously announced, Lora Lee Gayer, fresh off of her starring role as Linda Mason in Broadway's 'Holiday Inn', and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On; If/Then) complete the cast of Tim Realbuto's Demi Lovato tribute show at 54 Below, set for tonight, February 2nd, at 9:30 PM.

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