All tagged Barbra Streisand
Call Answered: If you are a Barbra Streisand fan, this interview won't rain on your parade. When it was brought to my attention that Blake McIver was going to be bringing his acclaimed tribute show, "Blake Sings Barbra" to The Laurie Beechman Theatre, I couldn't wait to call Blake. Blake's enthusiasm & insight has made me want to dive deeper into the artist that is Barbra Streisand. "Blake Sings Barbra" will play The Laurie Beechman Theatre Friday, 7/28 7pm!
Call Answered: Who can resist a DIVA? From their demeanor to their talent to their wardrobe, I always keep up with my girls. I'm so glad Billy Lykken answered my call to discuss the return of "Lykken 'The Sacred Monster' Live," during NYC Gay Pride weekend. An alt-cabaret experience featuring Billy's queer brand of comedy & outrageous parody as well as his interpretations of songs from Broadway, R&B, Jazz, & Tin Pan Alley, "Lykken 'The Sacred Monster' Live" plays The Metropolitan Room 6/24 4pm!
Call Answered: I'm so glad Will Nunziata introduced me to Broadway powerhouse Haley Swindal. I can already tell she's going to blow the roof off of Feinstein's/54 Below when she returns with her new show "Golden Girl," a brand-new concert event celebrating The Golden Age of music. With influences ranging from Rosemary Clooney to Judy Garland & Barbra Streisand, Haley puts her own stamp on songs that made these great dames stars. "Golden Girl" plays Feinstein's/54 Below on 5/30 7pm & 6/6 9:30pm!
Call Redialed: As I mentioned a few weeks ago, I adore Jonathan Tolins' "Buyer & Cellar." Nick Cearley had been on my radar, but it wasn't until Bucks County Playhouse's 2013 production of "Rocky Horror" that I got to interview him. What a great 360 moment now to interview Nick yet again about another show he's doing at Bucks County Playhouse. "Buyer & Cellar" is a hilarious play about an underemployed actor working for Barbra Streisand. It will play Bucks County Playhouse November 5-26!
Call Answered: I am a big fan of Jonathan Tolins' "Buyer & Cellar," a hilarious play about an underemployed actor working for Barbra Streisand. It is such a well written show that no matter who plays the part, it's going to be a hit! Which brings us to Trey Gerrald. It's so exciting to get to interview Trey about one of my favorite plays which was inspired by one of the world's greatest entertainers! "Buyer & Cellar" will play Cape May Stage 10/19-11/18!
Call Redialed: In 2013, Travis Moser and I sat down to discuss his show "This Can't Be Love: The Songs of Rodgers & Hart," which at that time, was making its 54 Below debut! Now, three years later, Travis is returning to Feinstein's/54 Below with his sequel concert, "The Songs of Rodgers & Hart, Part 2."
It was great catching up with Travis to discuss "That Terrific Rainbow" of music from Rodgers & Hart's catalog! "The Songs of Rodgers & Hart, Part 2" will play at Feinstein's/54 Below on Wednesday, May 4 at 9:30pm!
Call Answered: After seeing "A Night With Janis Joplin" on Broadway in 2013, I was delighted to now interview Kristin Piacentile, the "Janis" alternate in The 5th Avenue Theatre's production of "A Night With Janis Joplin." I adored this show so much when I saw it on Broadway that I've been eager to still get inside the mind of one of the actresses who portray "Janis." I feel like the Lord just bought me a Mercedes Benz! "A Night With Janis Joplin" plays thru Sunday, April 17 at The 5th Ave Theatre!
Call Answered: "Call Me Adam" chats with multiplatinum artist and Tony nominee Ann Hampton Callaway about her brand new show at 54 Below entitled "On My Way To You," an evening of love songs about the ups and downs of finding everlasting love. We also discuss her many career highlights including writing for Barbra Streisand, Carole King, Cole Porter, and the theme song to one television's biggest hit shows The Nanny! Ann's show "On My Way To You" will play at 54 Below June 18-20 and June 25 at 7pm!
"Call Me Adam" chats with Annie Award Winner and Drama League nominee Jen Cody about starring in Charles Busch's hilarious new show "Judith of Bethulia" at Theater for the New City, "Taboo," performing at Theater for the New City, as well as other details of her life and career!
Renowned pianist, accompanist, musical director, performer, and teacher Don Rebic discusses performing with Leslie Uggams, being the Artistic Director of "The Singers Forum," his CD "Together," and other everyday details of his life and career!