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Birth Place:
United States
Bio:
Michael Lavine is a Musical Director, Vocal Coach (specializing in Musical Theatre), Orchestra Conductor and Record Producer. Lavine attended Columbia University in New York City, New York, graduating in 1983, where he received a B.A. (read complete bio)
 

Birth Place: United States

Bio:
Michael Lavine is a Musical Director, Vocal Coach (specializing in Musical Theatre), Orchestra Conductor and Record Producer. Lavine attended Columbia University in New York City, New York, graduating in 1983, where he received a B.A. (read complete bio)
Alice Ripley and Debra Walton Join MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS SONGS OF THE DECADE Photo Alice Ripley and Debra Walton Join MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS SONGS OF THE DECADE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2020

Michael Lavine is presenting a special Webinar Zoominar benefit series: MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS SONGS OF THE DECADE. The final of the three decades THE FABULOUS FORTIES will be tomorrow Thursday, July 30th at 3:30 pm ET with live performances from Broadway and Cabaret acclaimed artists as well as some Premiere recordings.

Michael Lavine Will Present 'The Fabulous Forties' as Part of MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS Photo Michael Lavine Will Present 'The Fabulous Forties' as Part of MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS SONGS OF THE DECADE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

Michael Lavine (Broadway vocal coach, performer music director, and sheet music guru) is presenting a special Webinar Zoominar benefit series: MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS SONGS OF THE DECADE. The final of the three decades THE FABULOUS FORTIES will be this Thursday, July 30th at 3:30 pm ET  with live performances from Broadway and Cabaret acclaimed artists as well as some Premiere recordings.

Michael Lavine Will Host MOMENT MATINEE ��" SONGS OF THE DECADES Photo Michael Lavine Will Host MOMENT MATINEE ��" SONGS OF THE DECADES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2020

Michael Lavine (Broadway vocal coach, performer music director, and sheet music guru) is presenting a special Webinar Zoominar benefit series: MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS SONGS OF THE DECADE.

Michael Lavine Will Present Songs Of The Decades: The Roaring Twenties Photo Michael Lavine Will Present Songs Of The Decades: The Roaring Twenties
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2020

Michael Lavine (Broadway vocal coach, performer music director, and sheet music guru) is presenting a special Webinar Zoominar benefit series: MOMENT MATINEE PRESENTS SONGS OF THE DECADE. The first of the three decades THE ROARING TWENTIES will be on Thursday, July 16th at 3:30 pm ET  with live performances from Broadway and Cabaret acclaimed artists as well as some Premiere recordings.

Roanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal Photo Roanne Cash to Receive MacDowell Medal
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2020

Composer and performer Rosanne Cash will receive the prestigious Edward MacDowell Medal, but the public celebration a?" with the Medalist in attendance a?" will have to wait a year.

Michael Lavine Presents BROADWAY SONGS ABOUT THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE YOU MAY NOT KNOW Photo Michael Lavine Presents BROADWAY SONGS ABOUT THE JEWISH EXPERIENCE YOU MAY NOT KNOW
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2020

Michael Lavine (Broadway vocal coach, performer music director, and sheet music guru) is presenting a special Webinar Zoominar show : Broadway Songs about the Jewish Experience You May Not Know on May 19, 2020 04:30 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada).

Theater Folk Gather To Sing Irving Berlin Songs At His Home Photo Theater Folk Gather To Sing Irving Berlin Songs At His Home
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2020

Friends and admirers of Irving Berlin from New York's theater community--continuing a tradition they began back while Berlin was alive--recently gathered at his former home in New York City to remember him in song. They sang such Berlin classics as 'God Bless America,' 'White Christmas,' and 'Always,' complete with rarely heard verses. Berlin (1888-1989) composed the scores for 18 Broadway shows and 19 films. He wrote more standards and made more money than any of his colleagues in the Golden Aged of American Popular Music.

The Cast Album for IRVING BERLIN: IN PERSON Starring Jon Peterson Will be Released on Photo The Cast Album for IRVING BERLIN: IN PERSON Starring Jon Peterson Will be Released on January 21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

The cast album for 'Irving Berlin: In Person,' starring Jon Peterson--as produced at New York's 13th Street Theater--is being released January 21st.

Sing Me A Song ��" Words & Music by Michael Brown Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Sing Me A Song ��" Words & Music by Michael Brown Comes to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

The special show - Sing Me A Song a?" words & music by Michael Brown will be presented this Sunday, December 8th at 2:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, (254 West 54th Street NYC 10019). Join us as we celebrate the songs of Michael Brown. With music director Michael Lavine at the piano, and Drums: Chip Fabrizi, Guitar: Marc Daine and Bass: John Loehrke. The outstanding cast of musical theatre veterans includes: Michele Ragusa (Broadway musicals: Gypsy, Ragtime, Titanic, Urinetown, Young Frankenstein); T. Oliver Reid (Award winning cabaret and Broadway artist, Hadestown, Once On This Island, Sunset Boulevard); Matthew Scott (Broadway: An American In Paris, A Catered Affair, Jersey Boys, Sondheim On Sondheim); and Deborah Tranelli (Multiple Bistro Awards, TV 11 seasons a?oeDallasa??, recently Bridges of Madison County).

Cast Announced For SING ME A SONG By Michael Brown at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Cast Announced For SING ME A SONG By Michael Brown at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2019

Performers announced for the special show - Sing Me A Song a?' words & music by Michael Brown to be presented on Sunday, December 8th at 2:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, (254 West 54th Street NYC 10019). Join us as we celebrate the songs of Michael Brown. With music director Michael Lavine at the piano, and Drums: Chip Fabrizi, Guitar: Marc Daine and Bass: John Loehrke. The outstanding cast of musical theatre veterans includes: Michele Ragusa (Broadway musicals: Gypsy, Ragtime, Titanic, Urinetown, Young Frankenstein); T. Oliver Reid (Award winning cabaret and Broadway artist, Hadestown, Once On This Island, Sunset Boulevard); Matthew Scott (Broadway: An American In Paris, A Catered Affair, Jersey Boys, Sondheim On Sondheim); and Deborah Tranelli (Multiple Bistro Awards, TV 11 seasons a?oeDallasa??, recently Bridges of Madison County). Tickets are only $35 and there is NO Minimum. They are available through Ticket Central: Daily Noon a?' 8pm at 212 279-4200 or online.

Tickets Now On Sale For Sing Me A Song - Words & Music By Michael Brown At Feinstein' Photo Tickets Now On Sale For Sing Me A Song - Words & Music By Michael Brown At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Tickets are on sale for the special show - Sing Me A Song a?" words & music by Michael Brown to be presented on Sunday, December 8th at 2:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, (254 West 54th Street NYC 10019). Join us as we celebrate the songs of Michael Brown. With music director Michael Lavine at the piano, the cast of performers from Broadway will be announced soon. Tickets are $35 and NO Minimum. They are available through Ticket Central: Daily Noon a?" 8pm at 212 279-4200 or online https://www.ticketcentral.com/Online/seatSelect.asp

SING ME A SONG Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo SING ME A SONG Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

A special show - Sing Me A Song a?" words & music by Michael Brown will be presented on Sunday, December 8th at 2:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, (254 West 54th Street NYC 10019). Join us as we celebrate the songs of Michael Brown.  With music director Michael Lavine at the piano, the cast will include performers from Broadway will be announced soon.  Tickets at $35 each will be on sale soon.  

New Talent Joins 54 LOVES CAST ALBUMS Photo New Talent Joins 54 LOVES CAST ALBUMS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Loves Cast Albums! on Saturday, November 16th at 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street). Join us as we celebrate musical theater with songs sung by the very artists who recorded them for the cast albums we adore, in an evenit that will also showcase two rising stars. This event is presented in conjunction with the official launch of  http://castalbumreviews.com, a website featuring reviews of thousands of recordings of musicals from the dawn of the art form to the latest entries. 

MARVIN HAMLISCH: A CELEBRATION Comes to Catalina Jazz Club Photo MARVIN HAMLISCH: A CELEBRATION Comes to Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Steven Brinberg a?' best known for creating and performing Simply Barbra, the acclaimed all-live homage to the legendary Barbra Streisand a?' will produce and host an all-star tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at Catalina Jazz Club (6725 West Sunset Blvd) in Los Angeles, CA on Thursday, October 24 at 8:30 PM. The evening will feature Edie Alyson (Little Shop of Horrors), Alan Bergman (Two-time Oscar-winning lyricist), Herve Coeur (Haitian singer and songwriter), Kay Cole (A Chorus Line, Bye Bye Birdie), Mary Bond Davis (Hairspray), Fay DeWitt (Flahooley), Nancy Dussault (Two-time Tony nominee), Joshua Finkel (Kiss of the Spider Woman), Ilene Graff (Grease, I Love My Wife), Natalie Lander (a?oeLegally Blonde: The Search for Elle Woodsa??), Ashley Fox Linton (Wicked), Melissa Manchester (Grammy winning singer and songwriter), J. Elaine Marcos (A Chorus Line), Barbara Minkus (Funny Girl), Jenny O'Hara (The Odd Couple, Promises Promises), Noah Weisberg (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Jennifer Westfelt (Wonderful Town, a?oeYoungera??), and David Zack (Sweet Smell of Success). Michael Lavine serves as Music Director. For tickets and information, please call (323) 466-2210 or visit SimplyBarbra.com.

54 LOVES CAST ALBUMS! Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo 54 LOVES CAST ALBUMS! Announced At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 54 Loves Cast Albums! on Saturday, November 16th at 9:30pm at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street).

Feinstein's/54 Below To Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch Photo Feinstein's/54 Below To Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

This Sunday, June 2nd at 7:00 pm will be a special show celebrating the 75th Birthday of the multi award-winning Marvin Hamlisch is being presented by Steven Brinberg at Feinstein's/54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, NYC 10019. Michael Lavine is the Musical Director, with a special appearance by Terre Blair Hamlisch.  

Chita Rivera, Marvin Hamlisch Celebration, and More Coming up at 54 Below Next Week Photo Chita Rivera, Marvin Hamlisch Celebration, and More Coming up at 54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

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.

Steven Brinberg Presents Marvin Hamlisch's 75th Birthday Celebration at Feinstein's/5 Photo Steven Brinberg Presents Marvin Hamlisch's 75th Birthday Celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

A special show celebrating the 75th Birthday of the multi award-winning Marvin Hamlisch is being presented by Steven Brinberg on Sunday, June 2nd at 7:00 pm at Feinstein's/54 Below, 254 West 54th Street, NYC 10019. Michael Lavine is the Musical Director, with a special appearance by Terre Blair Hamlisch.

Photo Coverage: Julie Budd Plays the Birdland Theater Photo Photo Coverage: Julie Budd Plays the Birdland Theater
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 2, 2019

'Ladies & Gentlemen, Julie Budd'…….That intro has been said by Frank Sinatra, Ed Sullivan, Johnny Carson, Carol Burnet, Danny Thomas, Marvin Hamlisch, Joan Rivers and Liberace among others. Last night it was Jim Caruso who introduced Julie to a room full of her fans in the Birdland Theater. As Jim pointed out to an excited audience, Julie was one of the first artists he thought of for Birdland's new space.

Theatre LA Cares Presents A Benefit Concert For Time's Up Legal Defense Fund Photo Theatre LA Cares Presents A Benefit Concert For Time's Up Legal Defense Fund
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

Theatre LA Cares (Susan Grace, Producer) has announced the second annual Twisted Broadway fundraiser for the Time's Up Legal Defense Fund. Directed by Karon Kearney with musical direction by Michael Lavine, the fun begins at 1:30pm on Sunday, April 14, at Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City.

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