Simply Barbra Celebrates Marvin Hamlisch in "Mostly Marvin"

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Simply Barbra Celebrates Marvin Hamlisch in "Mostly Marvin"

Mon, September 9, 2013

Doors: 6:00 pm / Show: 7:00 pm

Birdland NYC

New York, NY

$30.00

Off Sale

There is a $10.00 food or beverage minimum per person, per show. Dinner is served between 5:00pm-1:00am.

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Simply Barbra Celebrates Marvin Hamlisch in "Mostly Marvin"
Simply Barbra Celebrates Marvin Hamlisch in "Mostly Marvin"
Steven Brinberg's Simply Barbra and Special Guest Erik Altemus (from the Broadway production of PIPPIN), will celebrate the music of the late, great Marvin Hamlisch . Selections ranging from the expected (“The Way We Were”) to seldom heard gems like the alternate to that famous song known as “The Way We Weren’t.” Also included will be rarities like “Hearts Not Diamonds,” originally sung by Lauren Bacall in THE FAN, and a song Hamlisch wrote for a revised version ofthe musical Ballroom. Hamlisch met Streisand in the Broadway production of Funny Girl, so expect some tunes from that beloved musicals well. Brinberg knew Mr. Hamlisch well, and worked with him in concert on many occasions.

Steven Brinberg writes and stars as Simply Barbra, which is updated annually as he travels the globe with the show. He has appeared with the late Marvin Hamlisch and the Symphony Orchestras of Dallas, Milwaukee, Buffalo and Norfolk. Prior appearances with Mr. Hamlisch include one with Barbara Cook and the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center and another at Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh. He recently narrated the New York City Gay Men's Chorus concert at Avery Fisher Hall and in Seattle, written especiallyfor him by Terrence McNally. Mr. Brinberg has performed at Stephen Sondheim's birthday concert at the Library of Congress, at Carnegie Hall with Uptown Express, and on Broadway in the concertversion of Funny Girl with Whoopi Goldberg. Simply Barbra has twice toured Australia, New Zealand, and England, and enjoyed a West End run at the Arts and Playhouse Theatres. The show has also played Singapore, Hong Kong, Sag Harbor (Bay Street Theatre), Philadelphia (Walnut Street Theatre), San Francisco (New Conservatory Theatre), Los Angeles (Cinegrill), Sun Valley (Bruce Willis' Liberty Theatre), Atlantic City (Taj Mahal), Ontario (Windsor Casino); Provincetown (Town Hall), Miami Beach (Colony Theatre): Houston (Theater Lab Houston); Albany (Empire Center); Arlington(Signature Theater), St. Louis (Sheldon Concert Hall), Chicago (Davenport's),and 3 sold out turns at The Mohegan Sun Casino. His film credits include CAMP,BOY’S LIFE, and NEXT YEAR INJERUSALEM. Mr. Brinberg's television appearances include The Rosie 0'Donnell Show, Sally Jessy Raphael,Jerry Springer, Bert Newton, Kerri Anne (Australia), Fox News Channel and MTV's Celebrity Death Match as the voice of David Spade. He appeared in two workshops of Ken Page’s musical, Nightlife, at Manhattan Theatre Club and WestbethTheatre Centre, and in Ivanov at the Jewish Rep. A two-time MAC and Bistro award winner, Mr.Brinberg's CD “Simply Barbra Live in London” is available on Jay Records.
Venue Information:
Birdland NYC
315 West 44th St
New York, NY, 10036
http://birdlandjazz.com/