||[Apr. 26th, 2009|05:31 pm]
For fans of Ms. Tracie Thoms :)
"Upright Takes Manhattan"|
May 1: 10:00 pm.
May 2: 9:30 pm.
May 4: 9:30 pm.
Joe's Pub, located at 425 Lafayette Street between East 4th and Astor.
Tickets: $25, available at http://www.joespub.com or by calling 212-967-7555 between 10am and 9pm. If you would like to make a dinner reservation, you can call 212-539-8778 between the hours of 11am and 5pm. There is a two drink or $12 food minimum per person.
"Upright Cabaret brings its brand of new generation cabaret to Joe's Pub for THREE NIGHTS under the direction of Upright's Artistic Director Billy Porter.
Join Upright Producer/Hosts Chris Isaacson and Shane Scheel along with a cast of NY's hottest talent from stage, record and screen.
Scheduled performances over three nights by: Brooks Ashmanskas (The Producers, Gypsy), Natalie Belcon (Avenue Q), Kyle Beltran, The Broadway Boys, Alex Covington, Aisha de Haas (Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, Caroline or Change, Rent), Natascia Diaz (Helen Hayes Award Winner), Leo Ash Evens, Brooke Fox, Jill Ginsberg, Montego Glover (The Color Purple, Memphis), Ritter Hanz, Josh Henry, Capathia Jenkins (Caroline or Change), Adam Kantor (Rent), Chad Kimball, Michael Longoria (Jersey Boys), Audra Mae, Emily Matheson, Steve Mazurek, Merrick McMahon, John-Eric Parker, Valarie Pettiford (Tony Nominee Fosse), Daniel Reichard (Jersey Boys, Radiant Baby), Lucas Steele, Shayna Steele (Rent, Hairspray), Jamison Stern, Anne Fraser Thomas, Tracie Thoms (CBS Cold Case, Rent, Grindhouse), Rema Webb (The Lion King), and more to be announced."
"10 Things To Do Before I Die"
Previews begin May 12 , official opening May 28-June 15. (If it doesn't get extended - if it does, it will go until June 21.).
The McGinn-Cazale Theatre, located at 76th and Broadway.
Tickets: Available at www.2st.com or by calling 2122464422. Also, a student rush 30 minutes before the show begins, subject to availability and you must have a valid ID to purchase - one rush ticket per ID.
Vida, a NYC high school teacher and Nina (Tracies character!) , a once-successful writer, are two sisters who couldn't be more different. When a delivery of boxes from their recently deceased father arrives they must reconnect and re-examine their complicated history. A drama infused with comedy that explores how we let go of yesterday so we can find a tomorrow.
PART OF SECOND STAGE THEATRE UPTOWN!
Scott Alan Live at Birdland
June 15: 7:00 pm.
Birdland, located at 315 west 44th street.
Tickets: $25 for general seating, $40 for premium seating, available at https://www.ovationtix.com/trs/pe/7163255 or by calling 2125813080.
"Composer and Lyricist Scott Alan will take to the Birdland stage once again on June 15th, for a stripped down concert featuring tunes from his songbook.
The 7pm concert will feature Alan on piano, performing some of his most beloved songs.
Special guests include Hair's Caissie Levy and Rent's Tracie Thoms, with more guests to be announced. Jesse Vargas will musically direct the concert and will accompany the special guests on their song selections.
The Special Edition CD of 'Keys' featuring five karaoke tracks and two previously unreleased songs, will also be available for the very first time at the concert."