DRAMA LEAGUE GALA

Catherine Zeta-Jones

The stellar line-up of stars slated to perform for the 26th Annual Drama League Gala, a musical celebration, honoring Angela Lansbury at The Pierre will assuredly make for a memorable evening. The one night only black-tie gala hosted by Victor Garber and the international film star Catherine Zeta-Jones, both who are currently treading the Broadway boards in Present Laughter and A Little N

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“The Accidental Pervert”

Andrew Goffman

Andrew Goffman’s outrageously silly one man show opened Off-Broadway at the Players Theater, 115 MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village. The funny Goffman under Charles Messina’s guidance delivers a slick physical performance in his semi-autobiographical account of a childhood dominated by pornography, after finding his father’s collection of XXX-rated videos. The evening unfortunately is one comment delivered in three or four variations by the skilled Goffman.

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Jamie deRoy “The Oscar Show”

Jamie deRoy

Jamie deRoy & friends will bring The OSCAR SHOW to Birdland, 315 West 44th Street, on Sunday February 28 at 6pm. Jamie’s revue of Academy Award winning songs and movies has become a popular annual happening.
For Reservations call 1 212 581-3080.
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“Daddy” Opens

Patrick Christiano, Randy Jones


DADDY,
a new romantic gay drama by Dan Via, opened at TBG Theater on 36th Street. The well acted love triangle is an intriguing tale about hidden truths, which comes together nicely making for an engaging evening with a jolting climax. Randy Jones, the Cowboy from The Village People, was  having a really good time at the opening night party.
Photography: Barry Gordin

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DRAMA LEAGUE GALA

The stellar line-up of stars slated to perform for the 26th Annual Drama League Gala, a musical celebration, honoring Angela Lansbury at The Pierre will assuredly make for a memorable evening. The one night only black-tie gala hosted by Victor Garber and the international film star Catherine Zeta-Jones, both who are currently treading the Broadway boards in Present Laughter and A Little Night Music, respectively, will feature highlights from Ms. Lansbury’s illustrious career, including songs from Mame, Gypsy, Sweeney Todd, Beauty and the Beast, and Anyone Can Whistle.

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2010 Nightlife Awards


BRUCE VILANCH TO HOST THE 2010 NIGHTLIFE AWARDS

 A UNIQUE, STAR-STUDDED, ALL-PERFORMANCE AWARD SHOW  MONDAY JANUARY 25, 2010 – 7PM
THE TOWN HALL

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Ardelle Striker Dies at 80

Ardelle Striker, Artistic Director of the Blue Heron Theatre/Arts Center (who would have been 81 in February) died on Thursday evening, December 3rd, 2009, after a valiant two year long battle against MDS (myelodisplastic syndrome).   She and her husband John had just celebrated their 60th Anniversary in November and he was at her bedside during her final struggle.

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Spalding Gray:

Murphy Davis, Kathleen Chalfant, Ain Gordon, Mercedes Ruehl, Kathleen Russo, Hazelle Goodman, Lucy Sexton, Michael Cunningham

SPALDING GRAY: STORIES LEFT TO TELL a performance of words by one of Sag Harbor’s most renowned storytellers Spalding Gray featured an ensemble cast including Kathleen Chalfant, Michael Cunningham, Hazelle Goodman, Ain Gordon and Mercedes Ruehl.  The actors spoke directly to the audience, as Spalding himself would have done, focusing on different aspects of the writer’s life, including private journal entries, as well as excerpts from Gray’s unpublished works. 

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“Broadway Sessions”

Kelly King

Kelly King celebrated the release of

Danny Calvert, Kelly King

her fabulous new video ‘Workin;Girl’ at New Yorks hottest nightclub Therapy (348 West 52nd Street) in NYC. The evening hosted by Ben Cameron (Aida, Footloose, Wicked)  kept the audience cheering with delight as the packed house enjoyed performances by Danny Calvert (Altar Boyz) and Tituss Burgess (The Little Mermaid) and the in-comparable talented Kelly King.

 

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Pan Asian Repertory “Imelda”

Liz Casasola
Angelica-Lee Aspiras, Mel Sagrado Maghuyop

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre became the talk of shoe business with its East Coast Premiere of “Imelda, A New Musical”. The production originated by the East West Players in LA opened at New York’s Julia Miles Theatre on September 30th. Running through October 18th, the show hosts 80 pairs of shoes (3,000 are lyricized), along with glam costumes, a rock score and a dazzling performance from Jaygee Macpugay as Imelda.
By: Isa Goldberg
Photography: Nanette Shaw

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Ali Forney Center Benefit

Christine Quinn, Sandra Bernhard
Rufus Wainwright, Greg Siciliano

On October 5th, the Ali Forney Center honored NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Council Member Lewis A. Fidler for their work in bringing much needed resources to homeless LGBT youth. The celebratory event, “A Place At The Table” featured food tastings from NYC chefs, a presentation from Mayor Bloomberg, a spectacular live auction and a live performance by Rufus Wainwright with MC Justin Bond.

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Broadway Diva Showstoppers

Christine Pedi, Randie Levine-Miller, Jana Robbins
Jackie Hoffman

The Friars Club presented an awesome musical evening to kick off the Fall Season with Broadways stars Beth Fowler, Anita Gillette, Jackie Hoffman, Victoria Mallory, Christine Pedi, Kurt Peterson (Divo), Jana Robbins and Melinda Sullivan. Producer Randie Levine-Miller who not only hosted this very memorable show also surprised the audience with a special treat by performing as well. Bravo!

Photography: Barry Gordin

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Food For Thought @ Sardi’s

Food For Thought Productions, the main theatre in the country devoted to the one act play, celebrated its 10th Anniversary with a star-studded bash at Sardi’s.

Susan Charlotte, Jennifer Juzaitis
Tony Roberts, Marian Seldes, Lucie Arnaz

 

 

 

Photography: Barry Gordin

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Jamie deRoy Celebrate Tonys

Loni Ackerman, Chip Zien, Jamie deRoy, Kerry O’Malley

Jamie de Roy and friends celebrated the upcoming 2009 Tony Awards at the Metropolitan Room on West 22nd Street with Loni Ackerman, Dee Hoty, Robert Klein, Michael Longoria, Karen Mason, Kerry O’Malley, Chip Zien and Ian Herman. The 2009 Tony Awards will be televised live on CBS this Sunday June 7th at 8 pm.

 

 

Photography: Barry Gordin
& MaryAnn Lopinto

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Daffy’s Summer Promotion

Katrina Boden

Katrina Bowden of NBC’s “30 Rock” kicked off DAFFY’S summer promotion offer – a once in a lifetime opportunity for a Lucky winner to live in a luxurious West Village apartment for a fraction of the $7,000 monthly rent. Beginning July 23, you can enter for a chance to win a rental lease on the fully furnished state of the art 2 bedroom, 2 bath loft for Daffy’s amazingly discounted price of $700/month for one year.

 

 

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