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Megan

Luck Be a Lady: Megan Hilty Sings Sinatra and More

Monday, November 26th, 2012
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When Megan Hilty was cast as Ivy Lynn in NBC’s Smash, TV audiences were able to appreciate what Broadway audiences have known for quite some

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Linda Eder “A New Life”

Tuesday, October 16th, 2012
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Saturday night I attended a love fest at Town Hall. Linda Eder packed the place with what she called “Jekies,” diehard fans of Broadway’s 1997

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Amanda & T. O.

An Intimate Affair…A Man, a Woman,
and the American Songbook

Thursday, October 27th, 2011
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Amanda King and T. Oliver Reid met a year ago and were drawn to each other’s vocal style. An Intimate Affair is broken up into

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Two for the Road: Michael Feinstein & Linda Eder

Tuesday, September 13th, 2011
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Michael Feinstein and Linda Eder bound onto a stage occupied by the biggest band you may ever hear at Feinstein’s. The sound is concert hall

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Sigali

Sigali Hamberger: A Toast to Ava Gardner

Sunday, August 7th, 2011
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Ninety per cent of the way through Sigali Hamberger ‘s very personal retelling of Ava Gardner’s tumultuous life, she stands at the back of the

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Barbara Cook—A Great Evening at Feinstein’s

Sunday, June 12th, 2011
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An appearance by the incomparable Barbara Cook is genuine grounds for celebration. Last featured in Broadway’s Sondheim on Sondheim 2010, Cook has arguably been one

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Bottle That Brio: Mark Nadler’s Crazy 1961

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
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When Mark Nadler takes a stage, the word becomes possessive. His natural authority, urbane charisma and complete focus is magnetic. Voices still, heads rivet, people

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Fresh Air and Lyric Flights: Jennifer Sheehan

Monday, March 21st, 2011
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At the ripe old age of nine, Jennifer Sheehan learned and performed thirty Cole Porter songs with a local children’s theater group. “We showed St.

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