See Terry Waldo with Waldo’s Gotham City Band for lunch jazz, blues and ragtime concerts at 12:30-2:30 pm at Herald Square Park Plaza (6/14 & 6/17); Greeley Square Park Plaza (6/15 & 6/18). www.terrywaldo.com
On the bill at Feinstein’s/54 Below live is George Salazar & Joe Iconis: Two Player Game (6/17/8/20, 22-24 at 7 pm); Larry Owens’ Sondheimia )6/19 at 9:45 pm); Shakina Nayfack (6/17 at 9:45 pm); Lauren Marcus (6/18 at 9:45 pm); Nicole Henry (6/19, 27 at 7 pm); Scott Siegel’s NY Renaissance Celebration in Song (6/20 at 9:45 pm); Michael Kushner – Sings Hits for Pride (6/30) – More details HERE
This week on Will Friedwald’s Clip Joint get to know Tiny Tim and The Erroll Garner Centennial Special. See video clips you’ve never seen before and get the historical scoop from the amazing Will Friedwald. Free Zoom Links. Virtual Tip Jar: Paypal: email@example.com; Venmo: @Will-Friedwald
Pangea in the East Village has a jazzy lineup in July. Check it all out at www.pangeanyc.com
The CAMP Bonfire Series, a four night festival of eight new comedy works, runs online June 28–July 1 on Ars Nova Supra. Get ready to giggle around the virtual bonfire with two events per night. The CAMP Bonfire Series is the culmination of six months of peer support and artistic feedback facilitated by Mahayla Laurence and Matt Gehring who direct CAMP, Ars Nova’s new development program for early career comedy artists.
Details at https://arsnovanyc.com/CAMP.
Katori Hall’s “The Hot Wing King” was awarded the 2021 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Friday. The play, directed by Steve H. Broadnax III, made its world premiere Off-Broadway in February 2020 at Signature Theatre Company, but had its run cut short by the pandemic. This year, the Pulitzer Prize board considered works that were postponed or cancelled as well as shows streamed online.
Afterward, an audio play written by Karl Miller and directed by Bernadette Amstrong. The play will premiere on Wednesday, June 30 on the Open-Door Playhouse Podcast, www.opendoorplayhouse.org. The podcast is FREE to listen and download, but donations are greatly appreciated. Please visit www.opendoorplayhouse.org/donate to contribute. The performance will run approximately 10 minutes, with no intermission. In Afterward a husband and wife react differently to an environmental disaster. The cast will feature Bonnie Bailey Read and Gary Lamb. The Open-Door Podcast is recorded at ES Audio Studios in Glendale, CA with Sound Design by Hall Cantrell.
The Muny in St. Louis, Mo. announced principal cast members for its 2021 season. Smokey Joe’s Cafe will feature Charl Brown, Michael Campayno, Mykal Klgore, Tiffany Mann, Hayley Podschun, Christopher Sams, Nasia Thomas, and Jason Veasey. The Sound of Music will feature Kate Rockwell as Maria, as well as Michael Hayden, Bryonha Marie Parham, Elizabeth Teeter, Andrew Alstat, Jenny Powers, and John Scherer. Seven Brides for Seven Brothers will feature Kendra Kassebaum and Edward Watts. On Your Feet! will feature Omar Lopez-Cepero, Natascia Diaz, Alma Cuervo, and Lee Zarrett. Chicago will feature Sarah Bowden as Roxie Hart, J. Harrison Ghee as Velma Kelly, Emily Skinner, James T. Lane, Adam Heller, and Ali Ewoldt. www.MUNY.org