Janice Hall and More Set for Music at the Mansion This Weekend
Janice Hall's opera career has taken her around the world, and although she continues to perform on opera stages, she is now applying her musical talents to the art of cabaret. She was one of five finalists in the 2010 Metrostar Talent Challenge at the Metropolitan Room in New York, and received a 2011 Bistro Award and the 2012 MAC award for her first solo show, Grand Illusions: The Music of Marlene Dietrich.
Janice's operatic repertoire has included the title roles of Lucia di Lammermoor, Madama Butterfly, and Salome, as well as multiple roles in the operatic version of Tony Kushner's play Angels in America. She was Violetta in the New York City Opera's Emmy-winning PBS telecast of La Traviata. In addition to singing, Janice has also performed with several New York City theater companies, and at the NY International Fringe Festival. She made her off-Broadway debut in 2012 in My Occasion of Sin at Urban Stages Theater. View Janice's website at www.janice-hall.com
ASCAP Foundation award-winning composer Garry Novikoff is a truly multi-faceted artist - a folk story-teller, a creator of ironic pop songs and heartbreaking ballads, an irreverent rocker, a musical theater wordsmith and a celebrated children's songwriter. Time Out New York calls his CD A Normal Life "a catchy - and more importantly, funny collection of pop songs." His song, Dog On The Moon has been played on radio stations across the country and was featured on the Discovery Channel. His marriage equality dance anthem It's Our Time earned him two Outmusic Award nominations for Single of the Year, and Humanitarian Songwriter Of The Year. In 2015 Garry recognized for his work as a New York City arts educator and received a nomination for a Tony Award for Excellence in Theater Education. www.garrynovikoff.com
Ilene Angel is an award-winning singer/songwriter and author. Her song I Don't Think About It was number one on Radio Disney, and her new CD of uplifting songs, entitled In Color, includes the duet Friends Like Me & You with the legendary Kenny Loggins. Ilene Studied music at Northwestern University and The Juilliard School and was the recipient of the Abe Olman Award from the Songwriters' Hall of Fame. Her songs are currently being featured on Women of Substance Radio and Podcast, and she is also a contributing writer at The Huffington Post. For more information about Ilene, please visit her website is: www.ileneangel.com
"Music at the Mansion" is a 2012 MAC award nominated series showcasing talented performers from NYC and NJ. The series is hosted by NYC Cabaret singer and Bloomfield resident Corinna Sowers Adler and will feature Deborah Martin on piano. Series hostess, Corinna Sowers Adler, has been nominated as "Best Host of a Variety Show" and "Best Female Vocalist" for the 2012 and 2014 Broadway World Cabaret Awards. Sowers Adler was a featured soloist at the 24th and 25th Annual New York Cabaret Convention held in the Rose Theater of Jazz at Lincoln Center and made her solo debut in The Appel Room this past fall. She was recently nominated for the 2015 Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award. Corinna has also toured and performed her solo cabaret shows Stories, By Request, Songs From the Heart, Let Me Sing and I'm Happy, and High Standards at venues in New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Florida.
Tickets for "Music at the Mansion" are $10 per person and are available at the door. Seating begins at 2:30pm. Light refreshments will be served. Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center is located at 240 Belleville Avenue, Bloomfield, NJ. For more information or to make a reservation, please contact booking (at) corinnasings.com or call Oakeside at 973-429-0960. Making beautiful music in a beautiful place with beautiful people...
Pictured: Janice Hall