Golden Globe Winner
Jill Eikenberry, last seen at Bay Street in Enter Laughing, the musical, returns to our stage with songs from her life and her career. The theme of the show is “taking a chance on love”, and it will include works by Kurt Weill, Randy Newman, Peggy Lee, Janis Ian, and Joni Mitchell, as well as some exciting new composers. She’ll be joined by her wonderful musical director, James Horan, at the piano, Mike Kuennen on bass, Zach Eldridge on drums, and Lee Weisman on guitar, plus some special guests, including the award-winning actor, David Rasche with 2 to his hilarious original songs, and her ever- eager husband Michael Tucker.
Tony Award Nominee
Tony Award Winner
Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie, two of Broadways most endearing leading ladies, who starred in two of Broadway's most iconic shows (Annie and A Chorus Line) bring their ever vibrant talent and personal connection to this celebration of two of Americas most beloved Musical Theatre composers: Stephen Sondheim and Marvin Hamlisch. Opening with Sondheim's "Another Hundred People" from Company, Andrea and Donna take the audience on a musical journey as they share personal stories and this collection of wonderful songs, finally looking back on the life they have chosen with Hamlisch's "What I Did For Love" from A Chorus Line. Other shows represented in this evening include A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Follies, A Little Night Music, and They're Playing Our Song. Also expect songs from films including The Way We Were, Ice Castles, and The Entertainer. It will be a night of legendary songs performed by these favorite Broadway leading ladies who were there!
Two-time Golden Globe & Tony Award Winner
Linda Lavin Sings! is a delightful, sexy, and funny show of songs and stories told by Tony and Golden Globe winner Linda Lavin. With Billy Stritch at the piano, her husband Steve Bakunas on the drums and special guest, jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein, Linda will perform favorites from the Great American Songbook, jazz standards, show tunes, Brazilian music and the Alice theme song. It’s a party in her living room!
Tony & Emmy Award Winner
Tony and Emmy Award Winner LaChanze takes to concert stages her electric and highly anticipated national tour, Feeling Good. On the heels of her most recent 2018 Tony Award nomination in the Best Lead Actress in a Musical category for playing the lead in Summer: The Donna Summer Musical, the concert series is preceded by the release of her EP of the same name. Feeling Good will give audiences and listeners a peek into her life through song with original material as well as musical highlights from her career.
Four-time Grammy Award Winners
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo will share their collection of hits in a stripped down, acoustic version. A setting that will allow fans to experience the true power of the music while hearing the stories behind the songs.
Tony Award Winner
Music Direction by Tommy Faragher
John Lloyd Young’s Broadway: In his signature passionate and thrilling style, Tony and Grammy Award winner John Lloyd Young interprets the spine-tingling, soul-bearing showstoppers that shaped his earliest Broadway aspirations. With Tommy Faragher on piano, Young sings from Jersey Boys, The Wiz, Chicago, Hair, Dreamgirls and more, along with classics by legendary Broadway writers including Rodgers, Hart, Hammerstein, and Loesser. John Lloyd Young is the Tony and Grammy award-winning star from the Original Broadway Cast of Jersey Boys as well as Clint Eastwood’s Warner Bros. movie adaptation. Young is the only American actor to date to have received all four major Lead Actor honors in a Broadway musical: the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle, and Theatre World Award.
New York Times Bestseller & Fashion Icon turned singer!
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Isaac Mizrahi returns to Bay Street Theater with an all-new show, Isaac Mizrahi: Queen Size. He will perform classics by Leonard Bernstein, Cat Stevens, Jimmy Webb, John Kander, Cole Porter, James Taylor and Jerome Kern. Once again, he’ll be joined by his band of (handsome, thin, single) (maybe not single) jazz musicians, led by Ben Waltzer. With all-new stories and observations, Mizrahi will also have a fresh stock of swag items to re-gift to audience members. No topics will be off-limits: politics, sex, prescription drugs, millennials. The New York Times noted “he is determined to challenge the cultural status quo and help blaze a path into a more liberated future… ”
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