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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Thursday, August 31, 2017

It’s a Dark Journey in the Theatre: Ben Strothmann’s Virtual Memory by Bart Greenberg

Ben Strothmann takes the audience on the journey of his life in his new play Virtual Memory. Presented as part of the 26th Annual Hot! Festival, the actor took the stage at the Dixon Place, …

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Thursday, August 24, 2017

Upstairs, Downstairs: Stardusters Bring High Energy Up —Down in The Iridium by Marilyn Lester

For as long as there’s been a Great White Way, they come to New York City to break into the business – fresh-faced young talent with plenty of ability and energy to spare. Presently, six…

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Cabaret Call to Action: What Can We/ Should We Do About…. by Marilyn Lester

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season o…

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Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Broadway Global Announces Catherine Schreiber as the 2017 Broadway Global Producer of the Year by Nitelifeexchange

Broadway Global is proud to announce that Catherine Schreiber has been selected as the 2017 Broadway Global Producer of the Year. Ms. Schreiber, the first woman ever honored as Producer of …

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Monday, August 21, 2017

Dietrich Rides Again A New Theatrical Affaire About A Woman Who Mattered: August 31- September 17 by Nitelifeexchange

On Thursday, August 31, Oliver Conant (co-writer/director) and Justyna Kostek (co-writer/star) will host the world premiere of the one-woman tour-de-force musical, Dietrich Rides Again, abou…

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Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Ellen’s Stardust Diner Presents The New Faces of 2017 Starduster Showcase by Nitelifeexchange

ELLEN’S STARDUST DINER, in the heart of the Theatre District in Times Square in New York City, is home to the world famous singing waiters, the Stardusters. The NEW FACES of 2017 STARDUSTE…

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