Riding Shotgun – Seth Bisen Hersh – Lynda Rodolitz – Broadway by the Season – Grand Hotel 35th Anniversary Concert

Bill Irwin and Julie Benko headline next Broadway by the Season on Sept 11 at 8 pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center. Great Songs! Great Cast! Presented by Scott Siegel. RSVP: 212 501 3330

RIDING SHOTGUN  In Concert is a live performance of the songs from the upcoming film “RIDING SHOTGUN.”  Appearing live will be Elizabeth A. Davis (Tony Award nominee Once, 1776), Will Chase (Nashville, Kiss Me Kate), and Don Scardino (Godspell, 30 ROCK). Also featuring “The Catriona Walsh Band” – John Miller -bass; Kevin Ramessar-guitar; Andy Ezrin-piano; Rich Mercurio-drums. Original songs by Don Scardino and Elizabeth A. Davis. RIDING SHOTGUN In Concert will play 2 shows only on Wednesday,September 13, 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM at the Laurie Beechman Theatre (downstairs at the West Bank Café, 407 West 42 Street). Tickets are $10; with a $25 food and/or beverage minimum.  To reserve tickets: https://bit.ly/lbt-Shotgun

Seth Bisen-Hersh Presents 750th Showcase Celebration at Don’t Tell Mama, headlined by Broadway’s Ashley Wool – After 16 years, Seth Bisen-Hersh will produce, emcee and accompany his 750th weekly showcase at renowned midtown cabaret venue Don’t Tell Mama on Tuesday, September 19th, 2023 at 7PM.  He is excited to soon eclipse “The Simpsons” in produced shows!  To celebrate, Bisen-Hersh will be joined by 20 showcase alumni singing songs from his catalog including soon to be Broadway star/showcase alumna Ashley Wool (How to Dance in Ohio). 

Featured singers include Anna Belanger, Eva Carrasquero, Rivka Chaim, Korina Deming, Kayleigh Evans, Sarah Gaines, Michael I. Haber, Michael Hasty, Becca C. Kidwell, Megan Moran, Cara Niebling, Ally O’Brien, Caitlin Otto, Barrett Penrod, Charlotte Vaughn Raines, Nikki Scamuffo, Liza Suzanna, Madeline Tam-Love and Chana Wingard. Tickets can be reserved at https://shows.donttellmamanyc.com/7579-seth-s-talent-showcase-9-19-23

MAC Award winning Musical Comedy Artist, Lynda Rodolitz will present her new show “Lynda Rodolitz Makes Art” at Don’t Tell Mama on October 12 & 15 and November 14 & 19. From Lizzo to Loesser, and Schwartz  to Cyrus, this  show is a celebration of life, great songs and hearty laughter that could even make The Mona Lisa smile!  Lynda Rodolitz is an actress and singer who was a member of an experimental theatre company, did stand-up comedy for several years and has appeared in many solo and group cabaret shows at venues around town.  

The show is directed by Lennie Watts with Steven Ray Watkins as Musical Director and features Matt Scharfglass on bass and Don Kelly on percussion with backup vocals by Wendy Russell.  Performances are Thursday, October 12 at 7, Sunday, October 15 at 3, Tuesday, November 14 at 7 and Sunday, November 19 at 3.  There is a $20 cover charge and a $20 minimum which must include 2 drinks.  (cash only) Reservations can be made at www.donttellmamanyc.com.

Grand Hotel: The 35th Anniversary Original Broadway Cast Reunion Concert honoring Tommy Tune’s 85th Birthday will take place Feb. 26 & 27 @ 7 pm & 9:30 pm at 54 Below. With music/lyrics by Robert Wright and George Forrest, additional music/ lyrics by Maury Yeston, directed by original cast member Tony Award nominee Walter Willison. Musical direction Alex Rybeck. Cast includes Karen Akers, Keith Crowningshield, David Jackson, Ken Jennings, Timothy Jerome, Charles Mandracchia, Hal Robinson, David White, Walter Willison, Penny Worth with other surprise guests TBA. www.54Below.org