SHANA FARR and STEVE ROSS have been creating shows that celebrate composers and lyricists of the golden age of Broadway and the American songbook for over six years. We’re Old Fashioned is their newest collaboration that celebrates the music of Jerome Kern and the many lyricists with whom he worked. Come join them as they let the lyrics tell the story with the songs at The Players, (16 Gramercy Park So.) Fri. Oct. 8 at 7 pm LIVE. Tickets HERE.
Jazz greats Peter and Will Anderson are set to play Symphony Space (2537 Broadway at 95th St.) on November 6 at 5 pm and 7:30 pm and featuring Vince Giordano, in a show entitled “The Dorsey Brothers.” Tickets: HERE
If you’re headed down to Florida, catch Two Guys and a Doll with Sharon Ruben and her guys Jonathan Van Dyke and Michael Scott Ross at the DelRay Beach Playhouse November 2nd and 3d at 1 pm, November 4 at 7:30 pm at Mizner Park Cultural Arts Center in Boca Raton and November 10 at 7:30 pm at Herb Skolnick Cultural Arts Center, Pompano Beach, Fl. Info: www.sharonruben.com
The Call Theatre (Creative Director/Founder Karen Cecilia) was born out of the pandemic that exposed disparity in the Brooklyn neighborhoods. It strives to revolutionize ways of engaging the community through the arts while making theatre and community needs more accessible to neighbors. Their new show “Public Access/Robin Byrd” (about the infamous Robin Byrd), directed by Jonathan Libman will play October 11, 17, 18, 24 and 25 at Bar Bayeux, 1066 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn. For tickets go HERE.
The Tony Award-winning Chicago joins with the Broadway League to announce a ¡Viva Broadway!Night celebrating Hispanic and Latino theatre makers and audiences on Monday, October 18 at the Ambassador Theatre (219 W. 49th St., NYC). Select parts of the show on October 18th will be performed in Spanish. Celebrating 25 years on Broadway, Chicago is the longest running American musical in Broadway history. The cast of Chicago currently stars a trio of Latin leads including Ana Villafañe as Roxie Hart, Bianca Marroquín as Velma Kelly and Tony Award-winner Paulo Szot as Billy Flynn. Viva Broadway is an audience development initiative of The Broadway League. Use Code: VIVA25 at telechargeoffers.com, or by calling 212.947.8844
Fair warning – Jennifer Holliday will be appearing in the 54 Below Diamond Series February 8 to 13. Suggestion: get your tickets NOW. www.54Below.com