Some Like It Hot Broadway Cast Recording – We Are Here: Songs from the Holocaust @ Carnegie Hall – Isaac Mizrahi Returns to Cafe Carlyle – 2023 Kleban Prizes Awarded – Patti LuPone Tour “Don’t Monkey With Broadway” – Rosemary Loar
Isaac Mizrahi returns to Café Carlyle with his all-new show, The Marvelous Mr. Mizrahi, for a two-week residency, February 14-25. His previous residencies in the room were sellouts, receiving widespread critical acclaim. Accompanied by his band of jazz musicians led by Ben Waltzer, Mizrahi will perform a range of tunes from Arthur Freed to Grace Jones. The New York Times noted, “he qualifies as a founding father of a genre that fuses performance art, music and stand-up comedy.” Reservations can be made online via Tock. Café Carlyle is located in The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel (35 East 76th Street, at Madison Avenue).
Broadway veteran, concert, recording artist, composer and MAC award winner Rosemary Loar brings her show, Close Enough For Love to The Laurie Beechman Theatre February 16 @ 7 pm www.westbankcafe.com
Concord Theatricals Recordings has announced that SOME LIKE IT HOT (Original Broadway Cast Recording) will be recorded this month and released on March 24 on streaming and digital platforms worldwide, with physical release to follow. The album is produced by Scott M. Riesett and Marc Shaiman, co-produced by Charlie Rosen, Bryan Carter and Mary-Mitchell Campbell with music by Marc Shaiman and lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman. Hunter Arnold, The Shubert Organization and Neil Meron are managers of SLIH Cast Album Limited Liability Company. www.SomeLikeItHotMusical.com
Chita Rivera, Harvey Fierstein, Shoshana Bean, Joel Grey, Andrew Lippa, Steven Skybell and more will be part of the “We Are Here: Songs from the Holocaust” concert (music written inside Nazi camps and ghettos) on January 26 at Carnegie Hall; written by Emmet Smith and Ira Antelis, directed by Noah Himmelstein and musically directed by Lee Musiker. www.wearehereconcert.com
The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 33rd annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The 2023 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Ryan Scott Oliver. The 2023 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Ethan Lipton. The Kleban Foundation will present the prizes on February 6 in a private ceremony hosted by ASCAP and BMI.
Patti LuPone is Hitting the Road With New Tour, Don’t Monkey With Broadway.” Tour kicks off in Orem, UT on February 4 at the Noorda Center For the Performing Arts, before heading to California, New Jersey, Texas, Oklahoma, and more.