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Friday, April 28, 2017

Sally Mayes Brings Pete ’n’ Keely Back to the Lounge for One Performance by Robert Viagas

George Dvorsky co-stars in a concert version of this musical about an uneasy reunion of feuding divorced lounge singers.

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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Tony Winner Lena Hall Will Help Salute Pioneers of Brooklyn Renaissance by Robert Viagas

St. Ann’s Warehouse celebrates the “power of art in turbulent times.”

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Jane Krakowski and Brooke Shields to Celebrate David Rockwell at Second Stage Gala by Robert Viagas

The company pauses to salute the architect and set designer May 1 as it gets ready to expand into the Helen Hayes Theatre.

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Norm Lewis Will Trade His Razor for a Microphone April 28 by Robert Viagas

The Tony nominee is planning a solo concert on Long Island.

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Mary Testa and Tovah Feldshuh Reuniting for Hello Muddah Concert by Robert Viagas

The 1992 musical celebrated the song parodies of Allan Sherman.

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Kelli O’Hara to Accept Award for Her Crusade Against Pancreatic Cancer by Robert Viagas

Offstage she helps battle the disease that took a family member’s life.

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Andrew Rannells, Christine Pedi, and Nick & Nora Reunion Coming to Feinstein’s/54 Below April 27-May 4 by Robert Viagas

See all the theatre-related events scheduled this week at the intimate venue.

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Wednesday, April 26, 2017

7 Amazing Numbers from BC/EFA’s 31st Easter Bonnet Competition by Robert Viagas

Take a look at highlights from the skits and songs in the April 25, 2017 fundraising performance for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids.

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Angela Lansbury to Take Part in Lincoln Center Spring Gala by Robert Viagas

The concert salutes three composers whose work she introduced.

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Melissa Errico Plans Sondheim Salute and a Lincoln Center Gala Appearance by Robert Viagas

The singing actor will return to Feinstein’s/54 Below June 3.

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Tommy Tune Honored in Philly as He Preps for Tour With Chita Rivera by Robert Viagas

The 10-time Tony winner will accept the Sackler Award June 2.

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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Sunset Boulevard Dominates 2017 Easter Bonnet Competition; Event Raises Record $6.38 Million by Robert Viagas

The Lion King nabbed the Best Bonnet and Best Presentation awards at the annual event.

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Baayork Lee Says the Tonys’ Stevenson Award Will Help Asian Theatre Community Overcome ‘Invisibility’ by Robert Viagas

The A Chorus Line original cast member has won the 2017 Tony for community service.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Primary Stages’ Spring Fling Will Celebrate Fun Home Composer by Robert Viagas

Shaina Taub and others will help recognize Jeanine Tesori as “extraordinary mentor.”

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Newly Announced Waitress Lead Betsy Wolfe Comes to SubCulture April 24 by Robert Viagas

See who else Jason Robert Brown has booked for his concert series the Greenwich Village club.

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

In Transit and Glee Star Telly Leung Goes Solo in NYC by Robert Viagas

The co-star of the recent a cappella musical will tell stories and sing songs from his solo albums at The Green Room 42.

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Jessie Mueller and Javier Muñoz Boost Rosie’s Kids’ Passing It On Concert by Robert Viagas

Sixty New York school kids will display budding talent in the NYC event.

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Friday, April 21, 2017

Stephen Colbert and Steve Martin to Push Buttons at Elevator Repair Service Gala by Robert Viagas

The May 22 NY gala will mark the Off-Broadway troupe’s 25th anniversary.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Jessie Mueller and Christopher Jackson Will Go Pop at Carnegie Hall by Robert Viagas

Broadway stars will help the New York Pops celebrate James Taylor, Carole King, and others.

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Kate Burton and Richard Thomas in Annual Central Park Shakespeare Slam by Robert Viagas

Both actors are currently on Broadway, in Present Laughter and The Little Foxes, respectively.

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Keala Settle Will Help Salute the Muppets at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Robert Viagas

The Tony nominee will appear with James Monroe Iglehart, Taran Killam, and other Broadway stars May 8.

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Original Annie Stars and Orphans Reunite for Show’s 40th Anniversary by Robert Viagas

Andrea McArdle and Sarah Jessica Parker among those promised at winery event.

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Rita Hayworth Tribute Comes to Feinstein’s/54 Below April 20 by Robert Viagas

Almog Pail performs the United Solo Festival hit Me, Myself and Rita.

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Flamenco and a Tribute to Patti LuPone Coming to Joe’s Pub by Robert Viagas

See theatre events scheduled at the NYC venue the Week of April 20–27.

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Karen Mason, Klea Blackhurst, and Mademoiselle Colombe Coming to Feinstein’s/54 Below by Robert Viagas

See all the theatre-related events scheduled this week at the intimate venue.

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Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson, and More Will Stand Up and Sing Out at Concert for America in Los Angeles by Robert Viagas

The May 24 extravaganza will be the fifth concert in the fundraising series.

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Karen Mason Will Celebrate Her New CD with Monthlong Gig at Don‘t Tell Mama by Robert Viagas

The singer-actor is celebrating the release of It’s About Time with a May booking at the club she opened.

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Annaleigh Ashford, Mara Davi, and Beth Malone Will Be United in Love by Robert Viagas

The Colorado-raised stars will boost the April 30 benefit concert for the Denver Actors Fund.

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New York Festival of Song Will Honor Stephen Sondheim at Gala April 19 by Robert Viagas

The roster of performing guests includes an original Company cast member.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Frozen Songwriters to Perform at Brooklyn Spring Sing by Robert Viagas

Nancy Anderson, Willy Falk, and other Broadway veterans will join them.

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Chita Rivera, Barry Manilow, and Vanessa Williams Will Sing Out at April 18 Concert for America by Robert Viagas

Caroline Rhea, Adrienne Warren, and LaChanze are also among headliners at the New York City fundraiser.

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