Friday, January 26, 2018

My 2018 Rant… by Penny Landau

It’s all about the ratings, according to the guy in the White House. Nothing else matters to him – not climate change, not DACA, not Puerto Rico, not students being shot in our schools …

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Incomparable Sidney Myer Gets an A+ from Lynn University by Myra Chanin

Sidney Myer is the most beloved impresario in Manhattan. He’s THE Sidney referred to in “I Love Sidney!” – a phrase that constantly flows from the lips of theatrical and musical cogn…

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Celebrating Legendary Broadway Actress Carol Channing on Her Birthday - February 11, 2018 by Nitelifeexchange

It’s a Carol Celebration as legendary Carol Channing is saluted on her 97th birthday with a variety show hosted by her longtime champion and chum Richard Skipper on the last night of Janua…

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Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play at the Soho Playhouse Scores High Marks by Marilyn Lester

Josephine: A Burlesque Cabaret Dream Play, billed as a combination of cabaret, theater and dance, scores high marks for story telling and presentation, even if the title of the show is a bit…

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Actor-Singer-Dancer André De Shields to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Annual Bistro Awards Gala by Nitelifeexchange

Tony and Drama Desk nominee and multi-Audelco Award and Outer Critics Circle Award winner André De Shields will be honored at the 33rd annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 12, where he wil…

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Monday, January 15, 2018

The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra at Laurie Beechman Theatre Tonight (Jan. 15) with Joe Alterman Trio, Gabrielle Stravelli and America’s Sweethearts! by Nitelifeexchange

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is proud to announce the return of The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra, “the most unconventional soulful Southern big band you’ll ever love” for a very special A…

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Friday, January 12, 2018

The Best of 2017 by Penny Landau

“The Good Doctor” is an interesting concept, adapted from the Korean show and produced by Daniel Dae Kim (“Lost” and “Hawaii Five-O”), about a doctor with Autism who sees the pra…

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Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Broadway Vets Carole Demas & Sarah Rice Return in Tribute to Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt 2/4 & 2/8 by Nitelifeexchange

In this new year, a living legend of musical theater turns 90: Lyricist-bookwriter Tom Jones who also (under a stage name) appeared in the original company of his most famous and wildly succ…

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Orfeh and Andy Karl: Legally Bound at 54 Below January 23 – 30 by Nitelifeexchange

Legally Bound, which was also released as a live CD, returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below for four nights: Tuesday, January 23; Friday, January 26; Saturday, January 27 and Tuesday, January 30,…

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Award Winning Brooklyn Actor-Writer Dan Ruth Brings A Life Behind Bars to Whitefire’s SoloFest 2018 in January by Nitelifeexchange

Award-winning Brooklyn actor-writer Dan Ruth brings his tour-de-force black comedy, A Life Behind Bars (Winner United Solo™ 2016, Best Autobiographical Show) to Los Angeles for two perform…

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Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Keely Smith (March 9, 1928 – December 16, 2017) by Penny Landau

Legendary jazz vocalist Keely Smith passed away on Saturday, December 16, 2017, in Palm Springs, California. She was 89 and had been suffering from heart failure. Smith’s son-in-law and lo…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Reflections of a Lost Poet The Life & Works of Itzik Manger by Miriam Hoffman by Nitelifeexchange

This one-man tour de force follows the life and times of the poet Itzik Manger, considered one of the greatest Yiddish poets. Through his songs and poems we discover the joy and anguish of a…

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Monday, December 18, 2017

An Open Letter to WNYC Radio: Keep The Jonathan Channel Live – An editorial from the Publisher and Editors of NiteLifeExchange by Nitelifeexchange

On December 6, 2017, in the wake of a multitude of firings of prominent figures accused of sexual impropriety, Leonard Lopate and Jonathan Schwartz, two longtime WNYC radio hosts, were put o…

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Friday, December 8, 2017

Celebrate Willson with Willison, Dale, Cuccioli and the Ziegfeld Society: This Saturday, December 9 by Nitelifeexchange

ony Award winner Jim Dale and Tony nominee/ Drama Desk Award winner Robert Cuccioli headline Here’s Love to the Music Man: A Celebration of Songwriter Meredith Willson, the opening event o…

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Christine Pedi’s Snow Bizness Is a Santa’s Bagful of Treats by Marilyn Lester

Ten years ago, Christine Pedi started what would become a tradition in New York City holiday shows. Originally she named it Holly Jolly Christmas Folly, until she received a cease-and-desist…

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The Barry Levitt Foundation Cabaret – Swing It Did! by Marilyn Lester

It’s been almost ten weeks since Maestro Barry Levitt passed away suddenly and unexpectedly, sending shock waves through the music community he touched in so many ways. And yet, The Maestr…

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Telly Leung Welcomes Broadway Co-Stars from Aladdin for Connecticut Concert, 12/11 by Nitelifeexchange

Broadway and television star Telly Leung (Allegiance, Godspell, Rent, Fox TV’s “Glee”) will perform a one-night-only concert at Norwalk, Connecticut’s Wall Street Theater at 7:30 PM…

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

Wednesday, December 6, 2017: A Barry Levitt Foundation Cabaret. Swing We Must! by Marilyn Lester

By MARILYN LESTER**** When the music comes up at the Iridium this Wednesday night, December 6, 2017, the occasion will essentially mark the launch of The Barry Levitt Foundation – just the…

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Doreen Montalvo Presents Concert for Hope & Puerto Rico Sunday December 3rd at Iridium by Nitelifeexchange

ScoBar Entertainment, Joseph Macchia and Doreen Montalvo will present THIS IS WHAT AN AMERICAN LOOKS LIKE – a concert for hope and Puerto Rico, on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at 8:30pm at Iri…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Chris Evans Will Make Broadway Debut Alongside Michael Cera in Lobby Hero by Nitelifeexchange

Throughout its long and rich history, Hollywood has seen many talented actors and actresses cross over from the silver screen to the theater stage. Apart from exhibiting unique performances …

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Marilyn Maye Trio at Iridium December 8 & 9 by Nitelifeexchange

ScoBar Entertainment is proud to present award-winning vocalist Marilyn Maye on Friday and Saturday, December 8 & 9 at 8:30 PM. She will be accompanied by her trio. Marilyn Maye has been des…

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Hilary Kole Returns to the Iridium on Tuesday, November 28, with an All-New Show by Nitelifeexchange

Welcome the holidays in with jazzy flair as singer Hilary Kole and her quartet grace the Iridium stage on Tuesday, November 28 at 8:30 PM. Kole will present an evening of holiday and fan fav…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

The Legendary Sheila Jordan Plays the Iridium Two Nights Only – Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5 by Nitelifeexchange

The overused epithet “legendary” certifiably applies to vocalist Sheila Jordan. The world-traveling octogenarian has lived the jazz life and has loved every second of it. Jordan will be …

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Black Angels Over Tuskegee at Miramar Cultural Center In Honor of Veteran’s Day November 9th by Nitelifeexchange

In honor of Veterans Day Weekend, Miramar Cultural Center is proud to present Layon Gray’s critically acclaimed, long-running Off-Broadway show, Black Angels Over Tukegee, for one performa…

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Thursday, October 5, 2017

The Wizard of Oz— Extended and Recommended!! Come Over the Rainbow to this Production That Needs No Introduction by Rob Lester

I’m so glad I landed in Oz with the delightful Harlem Rep’s reputable version of a beloved tale. It’s easy to get to this terrific stage show: just follow the yellow brick road. Oh, yo…

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Remembering Barry Levitt, 1947-2017 by Marilyn Lester

When someone as beloved as Barry Levitt passes on, those who mourn are especially affected. When that transition to the larger life is completely unexpected, the shock and sorrow are magnifi…

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Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Some winners, some shoulda-beens and some WTF??? by Penny Landau

Stephen Colbert seemed like the perfect choice for host of television’s grandest night and he did not disappoint! From his opening monologue, we all knew that this show was going where no …

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Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Vanishing New York by Marilyn Lester

From the moment the Dutch set foot here in 1624, New York has been a place ever-evolving. Ours is a city that dynamically reinvents itself – a place where change is a way of life. Until re…

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Dietrich Rides Again by Marilyn Lester

In 1939, the hugely popular international film star Marlene Dietrich made the western comedy, Destry Rides Again with the equally popular American actor James Stewart. It’s from this highl…

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Remembering The Oak Room – The Crown Jewel of Cabaret by Marilyn Lester

On its website, The Algonquin Hotel rightly acknowledges itself as “one of the most historic and famous hotels in New York City.” Its history is rich, stretching back to 1902. It was the…

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Arthur Pomposello May Know Where the Bodies Are Buried by Marilyn Lester

He’s dapper, distinguished and easily could have walked out of a Hollywood film – think the sophistication and eloquence of Burt Lancaster or Robert Preston or George Raft (who might wel…

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