Theater-Film-Music TALK.

The Salon: Quarantine Speakeasy March 20, live streaming on Zoom and FB Live, 7-9 pm EST featuring Gunhild Carling, Our Band (Justin Poindexter & Sasha Papernik), Madhattan (barbership quartet), Demi Remick (tap dancer), DJ Andrius – See more: www.ProhibitionProductions.com

Time to become familiar with 17 year old Elise Marra who debuted her EP “elise marra” on No Reverse Records. It hit the Top 20 on the Singer-Songwriter charts. Alternative singer-songwriter Elise Marra originally debuted on the iTunes & Billboard charts for two weeks in 2020 as the Composer of FRANKIE! The Musical (Broadway Records) and is looking forward to introducing her own style and voice with this six track EP featuring the lead off singles of “Confused” and “Blue Eyed Girl”. Listen HERE.

Jamie deRoy & friends presents Grammy Award Winning Songs with Grammy Winners Julie Gold and Larry Gatlin airing on March 14 at 7:30, prior to The Grammy Awards on CBS at 8 PM. On this episode Kevin Meaney  (1956 – 2016) performs We Are The World,  which won Song of the Year for 1985, written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie.  On Spectrum Channel 56, RCN Channel 83, and Verizon FIOS Channel 34, as well as on East Hampton LTV Channel 20 at later dates. 

And I know you won’t forget that Sunday March 14 at 8 pm is Grammy Award Night – the 63rd on CBS. There are 83 categories of nominees which you can find  HERE.

Jelani Remy – Taylor Iman Jones

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its award-winning New Works Series on Wednesday, March 17th, 2021 at 7PM EST, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Anjou: The Musical Horror Tale and For Tonight. The live 1-hour presentation will also feature a conversation with the writers and creative team. 

Anjou: The Musical Horror Tale, a cautionary tale set in 16th century France revolving around the massacre of Saint Bartholomew in 1572, has music by Guillermo Mendez M.,lyrics by Mendez M. and Guadalupe Sandoval, with a new English translation by Javier Vilalta. Featuring performances by Nathan Cockfroft, Kevin Curits (Moulin Rouge!), Gabriel Hyman (Hamilton, King Kong), Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels, Scotland, PA), Michael Perrie Jr. (Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story) and Jelani Remy (Ain’t Too Proud, The Lion King).

The new musical For Tonight has a book by Whitney Rhodes, Shenelle Salcido and Spencer Williams and music and lyrics by Salcido and Williams. Featuring performances by Joey Cornish, Sam Ebenezer, Simon Gordon (Girl From The North Country, Bat Out Of Hell), Michelle Beth Herman (Les Miserables), Luke McCall (Les Miserables, The Phantom Of The Opera), Jordan Allan Mills and Adam Tabellija.

Celebrated theater maker Thomas Ellenson has today released a star-studded adaptation of Stephen Sondheim’s “I’m Still Here,” to commemorate the one-year anniversary of Broadway’s closure due to the ongoing COVID-19 Pandemic. The very special adaptation, created by Ellenson, features Broadway stars including Joel GreyHarvey FiersteinAlex BrightmanMichael CerverisChristopher J. HankeRaymond J. LeeJose LlanaBeth MaloneMichael MastroJessie MuellerLance RobertsMichael James Scott Emily SkeggsElizabeth StanleyAli StrokerAnna Uzele, and Raena White. Donate to The Actors Fund to support the Broadway community.

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