March at the Clubs, Carnegie Hall and More
Michael Feinstein returns to Zankel Hall at Carnegie Hall on March 29th doing a full multimedia Judy Garland show, where, among other things, he accompanies her singing “I’ll Be Seeing You’ with a lost a capella recording Michael found a few years ago. www.carnegiehall.org
The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, announces its 2023-2024 season of performances in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. – – October 27, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. with 21st Century Broadway with Jeremy Jordan, Hailey Kilgore, Javier Muñoz, and Elizabeth Stanley performing music from Hamilton, Jagged Little Pill, Wicked, The Last Five Years, and Waitress and more.Friday, November 17, 2023 at 8:00 p.m., Sutton Foster and Kelli O’Hara with highlights from their careers including selections from Anything Goes, The Music Man, Kiss Me Kate, and The King and I. Annual holiday tradition returns on Friday, December 22 and Saturday, December 23 at 8:00 p.m. featuring Norm Lewis in a merry night of classic carols, contemporary favorites, and other surprises.
Celebrating the centennial of Gershwin’s masterpiece Rhapsody in Blue on Friday, February 9, 2024 at 8:00 p.m. features long-time New York Pops pianist Lee Musiker, including selections from Porgy and Bess, Cuban Overture, and some of George and Ira Gershwin’s best loved songs, sung by Montego Glover.Friday, March 15, 2024 at 8:00 p.m., Motown comes to Carnegie Hall with a program of classic pop songs from the 60s, 70s, and beyond including hits from Diana Ross and The Supremes, Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrel, and Martha and The Vandellas, with the stars of Broadway’s Motown: The Musical, Bryan Terrell Clark and Tony Award nominee Valisia LeKae.
Maestra Music, the Obie Award winning not-for-profit organization founded by Georgia Stitt and supporting the women and nonbinary musicians in the musical theater industry, announces Amplify 2023, its third annual concert and community event on Monday, March 27, 2023 at 8 pm. Gathering a global audience, Amplify 2023 will take place both in-person at Chelsea Music Hall (407 W. 15th Street), and through a digital experience with All Together Now to raise money and highlight Maestra‘s programs providing support, visibility, and community for the women and nonbinary music makers in the theater industry. Tickets for both the in-person event and virtual show are on sale now at maestramusic.org/amplify-2023.
54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, presents Celia Berk in Now That I Have Everything on Tuesday, April 18 at 7pm. Berk will celebrate the release of her new, critically acclaimed third album with a special live performance. Arranged in the style of the Nat King Cole trio, Now That I Have Everything features the kinds of hidden gems that are Berk’s trademark, including songs by Hoagy Carmichael, Ervin Drake, Carly Simon, Billy Strayhorn, and Stevie Wonder. Celia Berk’s Now That I Have Everything reunites Berk with arranger/pianist Tedd Firth, percussionist Rex Benincasa, bassist Jay Leonhart, guitarist Matt Munisteri for an evening that explores the ways we try – successfully and not – to connect our heart to someone else’ plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Tuesday, April 18 at 7pm.
MARCH at the CLUBS
*Jackie Draper has Something More to Dance About at the Laurie Beechman Theatre at West Bank Café on March 5th @ 4 pm and March 17th @ 7 pm www.westbankcafe.com
*Madelaine Warren’s Invitation is on March 23 @ 7 pm at the Laurie Beechman Theatre at West Bank Café. www.westbankcafe.com
*Barbara Bleier is Too Old to Die Young at Pangea on March 21 & 28 @ 7pm with Paul Greenwood on piano. www.pangeanyc.com
*Tanya Moberly 2023 Residency at Don’t Tell Mama, March 17 presents Led Zeppelin/The Beatles with Ian Herman www.donttellmamanyc.com
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