Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Go Out and See A Live Show!

Life is 10% what happens to us and 90% how we react to it.” – Dennis P. Kimbro

Happy September 19!
September 19 is the 262nd day of the year. There are 104 days remaining until the end of the year.
Today, I am in the zone, connecting with my network and getting my goals met. Today, I thought I would focus on events/show/things that I'm excited about. As I sit down to begin today's blog, I'm listening to Mary Martin singing A Wonderful Guy from South Pacific on the Broadway channel on Sirius XM Radio. Get ready...Let's Celebrate!
A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to catch Stacy Sullivan's celebration of Cole Porter at The Beach Cafe.
She told us early on that this show came about when she was asked to appear at The Beach Cafe when they first opened. Mark Nadler, who was booking at the time, came up with a brilliant idea of having all of the artists booked celebrate Cole Porter on the occasion of his centennial.
Stacy had a very unique take on Porter, sharing his music and sharing with us her thoughts on how he was influenced by other music. I loved it. I hope she decides to record this show and please keep your eyes open for upcoming performances through her Website.

It is time, ladies and gents, to be GOIN' HOLLYWOOD. The shining new demo of the show by
Stephen Cole and David Krane is now available for your listening pleasure. We are so proud of our baby and hope you will love it too. Next stop?
Broadway sounds like a good station! Click HERE for more.

Peter Danish has exactly one week left in their fundraiser for THE BLIND DATE!  MTV, LATV, and other networks have contacted them about running the film!
But its all moot if they don't finish it on time!  PLEASE visit their site and consider making a contribution.  Time is running out! THANKS!

 Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director), the recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is proud to announce that interior renovations to the historic theater are complete in time for the 80th anniversary season.  The interior of the theater was renovated over the summer of 2018, including replacement of all the theater’s seating.
Theater supporters are invited to contribute to the seat campaign by purchasing a name plaque as part of the theater’s “Name a Seat” fundraiser. This lays the foundation for a greater capital campaign for the Millburn theater.

Downtown supper-club Pangea is gearing up for the momentous events coming up in November with a number of shows from some of the signature artists that remind us how important it is to treat each other with dignity and fairness.
In October the East Village Mecca for cutting-edge cabaret, song, and performance, which The NY Times calls, “a bohemian oasis not unlike the fabled Max’s Kansas City from days gone
Pangea favorite Martha Lorin
by,” presents premieres by Tammy Faye Starlite, Salty Brine, and Rachelle Garniez. And special encores by Raquel Cion, Sidney Myer, Jeremy Lawrence.

Marin Mazzie, the theatre star who created roles in Broadway musicals by Stephen Sondheim, Ahrens and Flaherty, and more, died at 57 on September 13 surrounded by family and friends, following a three-year battle with ovarian cancer. Her death was confirmed to Playbill by her publicist, Kim Correro. Read the Playbill.com article HERE

Alex Rybeck  and Jeff Harnar perform Friday
for their 35th Anniversary Show at The Laurie Beechman Theater at 7pm

“A powerhouse show” Cabaret Scenes)
“Wowza!” (Woman Around Town)
“⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Miss them at your own peril!”
(New York Arts Review)

Tickets:
https://m.ovationtix.com/pr/992057
MAC Discount Code: HARNARMAC NYC appearance of 2018, Byron St. Cyr Swings Down Broadway before he leaves town for a few months for a gig.
This new evening of music celebrates his love for show tunes and jazz with swinging arrangements of his favorites, both old and new.  Byron St. Cyr Swings Down Broadway includes music by Stephen Sondheim, Scott Frankel and Michael Korie, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Flaherty and Ahrens, and many more surprises.  

Kate Baldwin returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below direct from the hit Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly! Hailed as “the redheaded firecracker” (Stephen Holden, New York Times), Kate was nominated for the 2017 Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Awards for her performance as Irene Molloy. Click HERE to order your tickets.

Another Dolly alumni, Jennifer Simard is set to return to The Green Room 42 November 5 and December 17 at 7 PM with encore performances of her new cabaret act Stigma, a night of rock music that reveals a new side to the Tony-nominated performer known for her comedic turns in Mean Girls, Disaster!, and Hello, Dolly!
Read MORE

Doreen Montalvo Mann,  David Baida,  David Auxier-Loyola, Alison Nusbaum, Jay Rogers, Lisa Yaeger, Wendy Ginsberg Scherl, Justin William Brown, George William, Stacey Todd Holt and more.
Jeff Cubeta Musical directs

Cabaret Cares is back kicking off 13 years with Joseph's Birthday celebration. 13 years ago Joseph decided rather than have a Birthday party or receive gifts, he would put together a show and raise money for children, teens, and youth living with HIV and AIDS in New York City. Joseph would then go on to start Help Is On The Way Today a non for profit organization that continues to work with these children. They provide Backpacks and school supplies for the kids in September, Gifts during the holidays, and other needs the children and families need for a better quality of life.
13 years and 186,000 later Cabaret Cares has helped and serviced over 600 children in New York City.
On September 24th at 7PM, some of Joseph's favorite performers from Broadway and Cabaret will perform in a celebration for his birthday! And he hopes you will join him as he turns 45.
Doors open at 6:30 Showtime 7PM
$15 Ticket plus a 2 Bev Min
Tickets are $20 at the door. Order HERE

Now, go and do something nice for someone without expecting anything in return! 

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With grateful XOXOXs,


 



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