BREAKING NEWS -NYC: METROPOLITAN ROOM CELEBRATES 10th ANNIVERSARY ON MAY 9th
New York's favorite cabaret room, THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440), celebrates its 10th Anniversary on Monday May 9th at 9:00 pm with a special party! Taking part will be a distinctive cross-section of talents who will strive to encapsulate the club's diversity of musical styles, persuasions, genres and generations. The night's headliners include: Corinna Sowers Adler, Dorothy Bishop, Jim Brochu & Steve Schalchin, Yvonne Constant, JayCee Driesen, Tom Gamblin, Richard Holbrook, Tanya Holt, 2015 MetroStar Minda Larsen, Liz McKendry, Maxine Linehan, Bettina May & Grace Gotham, Ed Sarfaty, Lennie Watts, and Kelly Wright. The music director is Yasuhiko Fukuoka. The Metropolitan Room will also honor the club's original owners and leading lights, Christopher and Steven Mazzilli, who opened The Metropolitan Room in May of 2006 when they moved their Gotham Comedy Club from 22nd Street to its current location on West 23rd Street. With Lennie Watts as the original talent booker ,the Mazzillis presented a number of major acts, including Marilyn Maye and Barb Jungr, who many credit with reinvigorating New York's cabaret world in the past decade. Among many others, the Metropolitan Room introduced and launched the cabaret careers of numerous performers who are now the leading edge of the business, such as Lauren Fox, Carole J. Bufford, Marissa Mulder, T. Oliver Reid, Aaron Weinstein, Jennifer Sheehan, Maxine Linehan, and Gabrielle Stravelli (to name a few). The club also has introduced singers from different cities or parts of the business such as Mira Awad, Jon Weber, Sharon Clarke, and Tom Wopat. It has also been the home of cabaret legends such as Baby Jane Dexter, and the late and much missed Julie Wilson. Hosting the evening will be The Metropolitan Room's current owner Bernie Furshpan. Furshpan, and cabaret producer Joseph Macchia are the club's talent bookers. This is a NO COVER - NO MINIMUM - ADVANCE RESERVATIONS ONLY event. Reserve by phone or online at http://www.metropolitanroom.com/ .
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