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Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter - 2019 - Broadway

Featuring a modern, multi-media presentation of some of Porter's most beloved songs in an unprecedented and unique way, Connick will delight audiences with his signature style that has been called by The New York Times "blatantly seductive", while celebrating the life's work of a legend's significant contribution to the Great American Songbook.

Schedule

Nederlander Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
208 W. 41st St. Seating Chart

Featured Reviews For Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter


Harry Connick Jr. Brings the Tick-Tick-Tick of Cole Porter Back to Broadway - Vulture
He's written one quite wonderful sequence, though, in which he shows us how he arranged "Night and Day." He walks us through the way that specific lyrics (a reference to a clock) make him choose instrumentation, and then, once he's chosen trumpets, how he decides between cup mutes and Harmon mutes. The projections show us how the notation changes, and the brass section behind him plays the heck out of the song in response. It's still all about ease - Connick tries singing the song in a couple of different keys, then chooses the one that "doesn't make him work that hard." But oh, the veil is down. We've seen the musicianship and care that all that relaxation requires, and it makes us melt a little further. We're in such good hands, after all.

HARRY CONNICK JR.: A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER WHERE ANYTHING GOES - New York Stage Review
Now, don't expect the affable Connick to just plop down at the piano and sing. He certainly plays-at a grand piano and, at one point, on a variety of uprights. But at this point in his career, Connick is as much a performer as he is a musician-albeit one who did all the arrangements and orchestrations for every song in this show, thank you very much. And this certainly isn't his first Broadway rodeo. (Counting his two previous concert stints, in 1990 and 2010, it's his fifth; I'm not including 2001's Thou Shalt Not, for which he wrote the music and lyrics but in which he didn't star.) The man who headlined The Pajama Game and On a Clear Day You Can See Forever is going to bring a little personality to the proceedings-particularly if he's crooning moody numbers such as "Love for Sale," where he's accompanied beautifully by bassist Neal Caine, and "Mind If I Make Love to You?" Connick calls the latter-originated by Frank Sinatra in the 1956 film of High Society-his favorite Porter song.


 

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by Review Roundups - December 16, 2019
Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, just opened on Broadway last week. Featuring a vibrant, 25-piece orchestra and a modern, multi-media presentation, this entirely new production brings back to Broadway both the magic of Cole Porter's compositions and one of the world's most celebrated live performers.
by Walter McBride - December 13, 2019
Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, officially opened last night, Thursday, December 12th.
by Jennifer Broski - December 13, 2019
Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, officially opened last night, Thursday, December 12th.
by TV - Red Carpets - December 12, 2019
Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, opens tonight, December 12th, at the Nederlander Theatre. Be sure to tune in tonight at 6pm to watch live as the best of Broadway walks the red carpet in celebration of Harry's big night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - December 12, 2019
Harry Connick Jr. is making his official return to Broadway tonight with the opening night of Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter. To celebrate, we're looking back at his turn in Broadway's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever opposite Tony winner Jessie Mueller. Check out this video to get a peek inside the show's opening night festivities, including a special peek at Jessie's first time ever meeting Harry's former co-star Kelli O'Hara!
by TV - Press Previews - December 10, 2019
Following appearances in Thou Shalt Not, The Pajama Game, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, and two separate concerts, Harry Connick Jr. returns to Broadway this season for the sixth time. This time around, the crooner takes on the classic songbook of one of America's most respected songwriters, Cole Porter.
by BWW News Desk - December 10, 2019
Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, opens on Thursday, December 12th. Featuring a vibrant, 25-piece orchestra and a modern, multi-media presentation, this entirely new production brings back to Broadway both the magic of Cole Porter's compositions and one of the world's most celebrated live performers. Connick will delight audiences with a signature style that has been called by The New York Times 'blatantly seductive' while celebrating Porter's peerless contribution to the Great American Songbook.
by BWW News Desk - December 5, 2019
Harry Connick Jr a?" A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, will launch a digital ticket lottery for every performance during the three-week limited engagement. Opening Night is set for Thursday, December 12th.
by Walter McBride - November 26, 2019
Harry Connick, JR.-A Celebration of Cole Porter comes to Broadway for a three-week limited engagement beginning Saturday, December 7th ahead of a Thursday, December 12th official opening night.
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2019
Harry Connick, Jr., who returns to Broadway this holiday season, will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, according to Variety. The stage and screen star will be honored in a ceremony on October 24, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - October 2, 2019
Tickets for the Broadway world premiere of HARRY CONNICK, JR.a?"A Celebration of Cole Porter will go on sale Friday, October 4th, 2019, at 10AM ET. The three-week limited engagement will begin previews on Saturday, December 7th ahead of a Thursday, December 12th official opening night. Tickets will be available for purchase via Ticketmaster.com or by calling (877) 250-2929.
by Jeffrey Kare - September 22, 2019
This holiday season, three-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Harry Connick, Jr. will be headlining a one-man show celebrating the work of composer/lyricist Cole Porter for a limited run on Broadway. Recently, he played a premiere engagement at the Durham Performing Arts Center this past weekend. I got to be in attendance for the very first performance on September 21st, and now I give you my review.
by BWW News Desk - August 1, 2019
Harry Connick, Jr., the celebrated singer, musician and actor will premiere on Broadway in his strictly limited, brand-new show HARRY CONNICK, JR.a?"A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters with performances beginning December 2019 at the Nederlander Theatre, with additional ticket information to be announced soon. This all-new production is conceived and directed by Harry Connick, Jr. with scenic design by Beowulf Boritt and Alexis Distler, projection design by Beowulf Boritt and Caite Hevner Kemp and lighting design by Ken Billington.
by Paul Smith - July 28, 2019
From New Orleans to New York, Harry Connick, Jr. is returning to the Broadway stage. As reported earlier this week, Connick, Jr. will bring A Celebration of Cole Porter to the Broadway stage this winter.With the announcement of his return, take a look at Connick's hits with theatre in the past. 
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2019
Harry Connick, Jr., the celebrated singer, musician and actor will premiere on Broadway in his strictly limited, brand-new show HARRY CONNICK, JR.a?'A Celebration of Cole Porter.