The rush policy for the highly anticipated production of Company featuring Katrina Link, Patti LuPone, Matt Doyle, Christopher Fitzgerald and more, was announced ahead of preview performances resuming on Monday, November 15 ahead of the official opening night of Thursday, December 9, at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45th Street).Rush tickets for Company, priced at $43, will be sold in person at the Jacobs Theatre box office on the day of the performance beginning when the box office opens (Monday – Saturday at 10:00 AM). There will be a limit of two tickets per customer. Seat locations will be at the discretion of the box office and are based on availability. Tickets to Company are also available at www.telecharge.com, by calling 800 447 7400, or at the Jacobs Theatre box office. For more information, visit www.companymusical.com.
The John Gore Organization announced that the newest episode of “The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal,” the New York Emmy Award-winning program, and America’s first nationally syndicated Broadway entertainment program, will feature Broadway favorites including Edie Falco, Blair Brown, Marin Ireland, Natalie Mendoza, Robin de Jesús, Jocelyn Bioh and more. This week’s episode will premiere nationally on Saturday, November 13 and Sunday, November 14. Check for local listings here. Locally, in New York City, this week’s episode will premiere on WPIX-TV on Sunday, November 14 at 6:30 PM ET.
BIRDLAND THEATER will present award-winning vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli and Grammy Award-nominated saxophonist Tim Armacost for four shows on Sunday, November 21 and Sunday, November 28 at 7:00 PM. Stravelli and Armacost make a formidable front line for their hard-hitting quintet featuring pianist Art Hirahara, bassist Pat O’Leary and drummer Eric Halvorson.www.Birdlandjazz.com
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater Listings running November 15 – November 28:
Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include The Hot Sardines, Andy Farber and his Orchestra, Ken Peplowski Quartet, and Cocomama. Downstairs at Birdland Theater, catch Wayne Tucker and The Bad Mothas, Roberta Donnay & The Prohibition Mob Band, Sheila Jordan Birthday Celebration, Alan Broadbent Trio and Loston Harris Quartet. Regular events include David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Frank Vignola’s Guitar Night, Birdland Big Band and Arturo O’Farrill & The Latin Jazz Orchestra.
KAREN MASON – acclaimed Broadway star and concert artist – has announced that her new album Let the Music Play, is available in all digital formats and on CDtoday, Friday, November 12 from Zevely Records. The recording’s powerful and timely first single, the title cut “Let the Music Play,” was released earlier this fall. On the heels of her featured role opposite Ewan McGregor on the hit Netflix miniseries “Halston,” Mason presents this collection of theater music, pop classics and new compositions. Special guests Stephen Schwartz, who plays piano on a tender version of the beloved Wicked ballad “For Good,” and David Friedman, who accompanies Karen on his poignant standard “We Can Be Kind.” The album – which features arrangements by Christopher Denny and Barry Kleinbort, in addition to contributions from Dick Gallagher, and Brian Lasser – is produced by Paul Rolnick. Listen to the new album at Spotify or Apple Music.
CLUB44 RECORDS is pleased to announce that the new holiday single from Tony Award winning Broadway star Stephanie J. Block, “O Holy Night,” is available today, Friday, November 12. Her inspired performance brings new vision and inspiration to this beloved Christmas carol. The single– produced by Christian Hushaw, Jace Fay, Kayla Johnston, and Stephanie J. Block – was arranged by Corbin Phillips, Jace Fay, and Christian Hushaw. “O Holy Night” is based on the French poem by Placide Cappeau, and features music by Adolphe Adam and English lyrics by John Sullivan Dwight. Stream or download the song at club44.lnk.to/OHolyNight-SJB.
Sierra Boggess and Julian Ovenden announced that their upcoming album Together At A Distance, featuring classic and contemporary Broadway duets, will be released on Friday, November 19 on all streaming and digital platforms. Digital album art is available HERE.
MAC Award Nominee Deborah Zecher brings her new cabaret show—Jewish Caroling: The Music of Carole King, Carole Bayer Sager and Carolyn Leigh to Don’t Tell Mama on December 1 at 7 pm, December 5 at 4 pm and December 8 at 7 pm. Jewish Caroling celebrates the work of King, Bayer Sager, and Leigh, extraordinary songwriters who are all Jewish women, sharing (more or less) the same first name.
The album, recorded remotely during the pandemic with Boggess in New York and Ovenden in London, spans over seven decades of musical theater’s most iconic hits including legendary composers such as Andrew Lloyd Webber, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Lerner & Loewe, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jason Robert Brown and more.Watch the new music video of them performing “How Could I Ever Know” from The Secret Garden HERE. Select videos from the album were released in 2020 and can be viewed on Sierra Boggess’ YouTube page HERE.
Acclaimed actress, singer, and comedienne, Klea Blackhurst has been hailed as one of the top interpreters of the works of legendary composer, Jerry Herman. She brings her Broadway tune filled tribute, “One of the Girls: The Worlds and Lyrics of Jerry Herman,” to Bucks County Playhouse for one special performance on Saturday, December 4 at 8 p.m. www.buckscountyplayhouse.org