Come in from the cold, cold political scene and...enjoy! Songs by Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Stephen Sondheim, Dolly Parton, and others, including Bernard Smith (who will play his own songs as well as traditional Irish folksongs) and lyricist Kate Leonard.The singers are Myra Cordell, Alexis Ebers, Erica Kudisch, Kate Leonard, Naomi Marcus, Will Robinson, Berard Smith, and Geoffrey Thomas, with Michael Pilafian and Jeff Ebers are the pianists. There's no cover charge/minimum (but please support this endeavor and the venue through your purchase of snacks and drinks!)
Cathy Lawrence, AKA Ms. Kitty, produces shows featuring her friends, family members, and voice students, at Bar Thalia and throughout the NYC area. She has performed opera (especially Mozart, baroque, and contemporary roles,) sung and played in Mothra, a 9 woman rock band, and is an ordained cantor (Academy for Jewish Religion, 2003.) She studied singing-acting with Wesley Balk and directing with Seth Barrish, and has directed opera at the Mannes College of Music. She currently teaches voice and singing-actng in her home studio on 97th Street and Broadway, as well as serving as freelance clergy for weddings, b'nei mitzvah ceremonies, and Shabbat services. She manages and coaches the NY Troubadours, and is married to composer Stephen Lawrence.
Expected Run Time is 120 minutes