Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air - Starring: Tony Award Winner Liliane Montevecchi  and many more...

Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air - Starring: Tony Award Winner Liliane Montevecchi and many more...

Monday, January 30, 2017

Doors: 5:15 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

$25.00 - $100.00

There is a $10.00 food or drink minimum per person. Dinner is served between 5pm-1am.

Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air - Starring: Tony Award Winner Liliane Montevecchi and many more...
Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air - Starring: Tony Award Winner Liliane Montevecchi  and many more...
Tony Award Winner Liliane Montevecchi Starring as Mistinguett in
“Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air”
The New 1934 Live From Broadway Broadcast Revue
Devised and Directed by Walter Willison

Also Starring : Loni Ackerman, Shelly Burch, Erin Cronican, Carole Demas, Marcy DeGonge Manfredi, David Girardina, Lee Horwin, Candice Oden, Walter Willison, Virginia Wing, Sheila Wormer, Mark York, Heather Gehring & Lou Brockman With Jamie Buxton, Chelsie Nectow, Taylor James Hopkins, Matthew McFarland & Ian Whitt

On Monday, January 30th, 2017 at 7pm

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is happy to announce that an all-star cast will join Tony Award winning legend and international stage and film star Liliane Montevecchi in The Ziegfeld Society’s gala benefit performance of Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New1934 Live from Broadway Broadcast Revue, devised and directed by Walter Willison with musical direction and special musical arrangements by Mark York. The event will take place at Birdland, 315 West 44th Street, on Monday, January 30th at 7pm.

Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New 1934 Live From Broadway Broadcast Revue stars Loni Ackerman (No, No, Nannette, Evita)as Fanny Brice, Drama Desk nominee Shelly Burch (Nine, Show Boat,One Life to Live) as Helen Morgan, Erin Cronican (The Seeing Place Theater) as Marilyn Miller, Marcy DeGonge Manfredi (Cats, Phantom ofthe Opera) as Jane Froman, Carole Demas (Grease, The Magic Garden) as Billie Burke, David Giardina as Will Rogers, Lee Horwin (JacquesBrel is Alive & Well, The Tonight Show) as Libby Holman, Tony Award winner Liliane Montevecchi (Nine, Grand Hotel) as Mistinguett, Candice Oden (The Seeing Place Theater) as Ruth Etting, Tony Award nominee Walter Willison (Two By Two, Pippin, Grand Hotel) as Eddie Dowling, Virginia Wing (Chu Chem) as Mrs. Wong, Sheila Wormer as Matilda“Goldie” Clough, Mark York (Just Jim Dale) as Paul Whiteman, and acclaimed ballroom dancers Heather Gehring and Lou Brockman (BoardwalkEmpire) as Renee and Tony DeMarco. Also featured are Jamie Buxton, Chelsie Nectow, Taylor James Hopkins, Matthew McFarland and Ian Whitt.

Ziegfeld Follies of the Air is devised and directed by Walter Willison, Associate Artistic Director of The Ziegfeld Society and director of the critically acclaimed Grand Hotel: The 25th Anniversary Reunion Concert starring Liliane Montevecchi, Karen Akers, and members of the original Broadway Cast.Musical direction and special musical arrangements are by Ziegfeld SocietyExecutive producer and founder Mark York, Jim Dale’s accompanist and onstage sidekick in the Roundabout’s Just Jim Dale Off- Broadway and inLondon, and musical coordinator for songwriter Jerry Herman. Costumes are by MitchellBloom (Assistant Costume Designer of The Metropolitan Opera, Grand Hotel,The Will Rogers Follies) and Sound Design by Emmy Award winner Stuart J. Allyn (Dreamgirls).
Returnto those glorious radio days of yesteryear, and join the studio audience atBroadway at Birdland, “Heaven’s Hottest Hot Spot”, as Broadway’s legendaryproducer Florenz Ziegfeld gathers some of the greatest stars of the 20st Century forone last hurrah, a holiday broadcast like no other, direct from the other side.Broadway stars from the present portray a bevy of Broadway stars from the pastin this original immersive musical revue, inspired by the radio show TheZiegfeld Follies of the Air which was broadcast from 1932 to 1936.
The original musical revue features songs by such legendary songwriters as Irving Berlin, Howard Dietz and Arthur Schwartz, Vernon Duke, George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II, Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart,P.G, Wodehouse, B.G. DeSylva, Robert Wright and George Forrest and more.

All proceeds from admission to this one time only performance will benefit The Ziegfeld Society of New York City, a not-for-profit organization that aspires to enlighten, entertain and educate current and future generations of theater goers and young artists about the legendary performers, songwriters and creators of our vast musical theater heritage. Monthly performances featuring Broadway stalwarts performing alongside young up-and-coming artists, as well as presentations by authors and screenings of lost film and television musicals,are presented for seniors, students and the general public at modest,affordable prices.



Broadway Broadcast Revue

Monday, January 30 at 7pm

Birdland, 315 West 44 Street, NYC

www.BirdlandJazz.com

$100 for Super Premium Seating, $45 for Premium Seating, $35 for General Seating, plus a $10 food and beverage minimum per person. Contributions are tax-deductable.