"There was a gasp when the effervescent Vickie Phillips announced that she was turning 80 that very day (April 24th at the Metropolitan Room), a birthday she shared with her--much younger!--music director Gerry Dieffenbach, her stalwart and witty accompanist for this program delving into the works of Brel
Shari Pine doesn't just sing. She testifies, breathing fire into every song. Straight up, low down, burning and churning soul is what best describes her, so it's no surprise that among those in the know she is referred to as the Voice. Once you hear her, you'll never forget it.
Patrick DeGennaro makes his debut at The Iridium with the release of his new EP "All I Need" featuring 4 new original songs. Patrick DeGennaro is a NYC singer/songwriter/pianist with a classic rock and roll sound. His powerhouse voice
Imagine a world in which acts of intimacy—from first kiss to sexual intercourse—are regulated by the government. This is the premise for Behind Closed Doors: The Musical, part of the New York International Fringe Festival.
Nashville theatre's greatest treasure is the Musical Theatre Program at Belmont Univerisity, which in recent years has brought us amazing productions of shows like THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, THE DROWSEY CHAPERONE and LES MISERABLES.
Greek tragedy meets 90s-style rock in Olympus Records, a new musical performing as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. Featuring music and lyrics by Morgan Clarke and a book by Alex Prather,
The new musical Urban Momfare, part of the New York International Fringe Festival, humorously explores such issues as how to get your kid into the best schools and what to do when your child's nanny leaves you. Featuring music and lyrics by Pamela Weiler Grayson
"When you suffered, how did you resist?" asks Karen D. Taylor in Riffs on Race, Love, and War: The Musical, part of the New York International Fringe Festival. The writer/performer shares several performance poems in the show, reflecting upon this country's troubled relationship
A potent combination of passion and intellect drives Catherine Yu's beautifully written The Sun Experiment, part of the New York International Fringe Festival. The play is reminiscent of the works of Tom Stoppard, even though it is William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night
Joel Creasey is on a quest for fame. However, he's the first to admit that he hasn't achieved it yet—particularly in the U.S. where he's pretty sure no one has heard of him. But if the high quality of his FringeNYC solo, Joel Creasey: Rock God
Sex addiction, infidelity, and codependency are among the issues explored by Thomas and Judy Heath in Bedroom Secrets, being presented as part of the New York International Fringe Festival. Hopefully, the show doesn't reflect the dynamics
A phone call from an ex-girlfriend alerts Ralph Harris to the possibility that he might be the father of a teenage boy who has gotten into a bit of trouble with the police. This unexpected revelation unleashes a torrent of emotions for Ralph, a 40-something African American stand-up
The ongoing political controversy about deporting undocumented children from the United States lends a sense of urgency to the FringeNYC show No One Asked Me. The three teenagers at the center of the story all entered the U.S. as kids, with no idea they were "illegal."
The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that after captivating audiences at Madison Square Garden and The Montreal Jazz Festival, singer-songwriter Rhonda Ross, along with her slamming jazz band (Terry Burrus on piano, Dominick Maybank on bass, Kevin Harrington on drums
Resonance Records, in conjunction with ScoBar Entertainment & Todd Barkan, will present Polly Gibbons in her New York debut on Monday, Sept 15, at 9:30pm at Metropolitan Room. Gibbons will be accompanied by John di Martino on piano,
54 BELOW will host a special concert to celebrate the soundtrack to GRIND: THE MOVIE – the new short musical film – on September 1. Artists performing the songs of Derek Gregor and Selda Sahin – who provided the film's five new numbers – include Anthony Rapp (If/Then, Rent), Eric Michael Krop (Godspell)