Annamaria Alfieri

Annamaria Alfieri is the author of four acclaimed historical mysteries, including the current Strange Gods, which takes place in British East Africa in 1911 and is described as Out of Africa meets Agatha Christie. Writing as Patricia King, she also is the author of five nonfiction books, including Never Work for a Jerk, that landed her on the Oprah Winfrey Show. She is a past president of Mystery Writers of America, New York Chapter, and Vice President of the Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival. She is a life-long fan of the American Popular song.

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Jane Monheit

| October 22, 2016 | 0 Comments
Jane Monheit

Monheit is more than a singer. She’s a superb jazz musician.

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Kim David Smith: Morphium Kabarett

| July 17, 2016 | 0 Comments
Kim David Smith: Morphium Kabarett

Kim David Smith had resoundingly reminded us that art is the only sane answer to times like these.

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Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch: Our Favorite Things

| December 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch: Our Favorite Things

Their happy history performing together showed in everything.

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Ann Hampton Callaway with Christine Ebersole & Curtis Stigers: This is Cabaret

| October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Ann Hampton Callaway with Christine Ebersole & Curtis Stigers: This is Cabaret

Ann Hampton Callaway continues her new radio program on NPR

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Gone Too Soon: The Music of Madeline Kahn

| September 15, 2015 | 1 Comment
Gone Too Soon: The Music of Madeline Kahn

The movie and theater world lost Madeline Kahn far, far too soon.

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Magnus Martensson

| September 13, 2015 | 0 Comments
Magnus Martensson

Making people laugh out loud while astonishing them with musical virtuosity was the order of the evening for Magnus Martensson’s appearance.

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Saturday Night Fever Reunion Concert

| September 7, 2015 | 0 Comments
Saturday Night Fever Reunion Concert

The songs written for the original Broadway production and some of those very recently added carried real emotional heft

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The Algonquin Kid: Michael Elihu Colby

| August 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
The Algonquin Kid: Michael Elihu Colby

Aficionados of Broadway and New York history and researchers into the past of the Big Apple’s entertainment scene will find many nuggets to mine in this detailed retelling.

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William Blake and Michael Thomas Murray: Echoes of Etta

| August 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
William Blake and Michael Thomas Murray: Echoes of Etta

The song choices are the great Etta James’s top hits.

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John Pizzarelli: Midnight McCartney

| July 30, 2015 | 0 Comments
John Pizzarelli: Midnight McCartney

Between numbers, Pizzarelli’s engaging patter included a description of a letter from McCartney suggesting the project.

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