Two Broadway & Cabaret Legends Coming to Bring You Joy, Fun and Laughs
Join Lee Roy Reams at Feinstein’s/54 Below on March 10th and 11th live at 7 pm (live-streamed March 11) as he takes us on a life journey from his hometown of Covington, Kentucky to the bright lights of Manhattan where he meets Broadway’s best. You’ll get to see Lee Roy demonstrating his first tap dance lesson that led to his square dancing on the stage at Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry. . . hear about his first Broadway addition for Richard Rodgers that resulted in his portrayal as Will Parker in the Lincoln Center revival of Oklahoma!
Think about what it must be like to appear opposite Lauren Bacall in Applause or Carol Channing in Lorelei and Hello Dolly! You’ll hear it all including how Lee Roy Reams made Broadway history starring on Broadway in 42nd Street. You’ll laugh – you’ll cry hearing all the backstories of how this hometown boy made good! And most of all, you’ll have the time of your life. Tickets HERE
Karen Mason – Kander & Ebb and All That Jazz!
The dynamic dynamo Karen Mason returns to the legendary Birdland for one night only Monday, March 28 at 7 pm to share her love of songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb. As one of the original stars of the off-Broadway production AND THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND, Karen has a personal connection to these legends and their music. Don’t miss this night of unforgettable stories, laughter, and music, including “Ring Them Bells,” “My Coloring Book,” and “Go Back Home” in this new show that highlights Karen’s vocal prowess, charisma, and overall versatility. It’s a don’t miss night of sheer joy! Tickets HERE
Sandi Durell is Publisher/Editor of www.theaterpizzazz.com/
and has been writing, reviewing, producing, having a voice in the theater, cabaret and entertainment communities for over 25+ years. She is a Voting Member of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards; member of the American Theatre Critics Association.
Sandi is a producer of Broadway & Hollywood Live! Revues (www.ShaRellProductions.com); has produced numerous Songwriter Events for the American Popular Song Society (APSS – formerly New York Sheet Music Society on which she is a Board member); the benefit CD “Our Heart Sings;” is a producer on the Award winning film “Broadway the Golden Age” (with Rick McKay) and has produced a variety of entertainment events for most of her career.
She is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU – Advisory Board),100+ year old Dutch Treat Club, The Lambs; an occasional theater “angel” and has had a career as a vocalist-performer.
Her column can also be found at www.theaterlife.com