Giselle Wolf Journeys: A Celebration has been invited back for a Special Return Engagement at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, NYC for the New Year. The additional performances are: Thursday, January 17th & Friday, January 18th as well as Sunday, February 3rd and Monday, February 4th, 2013 at 9:30 pm. The musical direction and arrangements for the trio are by Ron Abel, and it is directed and developed with Karen Ludwig.
There is a $20 cover charge and a 2-beverage minimum. For reservations, call (212) 206-0440 and on the web at www.metropolitanroom.com.
The wonderful show includes songs from Leonard Bernstein, Jones & Schmidt, Jule Styne, Comden & Green and Lionel Bart as well as songs that are sung in French, Spanish, Italian and Yiddish. Life is not about reaching a destination; it’s about finding joy along the way. In Journeys: A Celebration, Giselle Wolf’s acclaimed performance of soulful singing and humorous life stories reveal that joy that draws one into an enchanting, witty and touching musical celebration.
When Giselle was 19 she was accepted at the Drama Studio London and moved to the UK to pursue her love of British theatre. Her first role was in the West end musical “Bar Mitzvah Boy” by Jule Styne and Jack Rosenthal at the historic Her Majesty’s Theatre. Since then, Giselle has continued to play leading and principal roles in television and theatre. These include: Leah in “The Dybbuk”; Bianca in “Women Beware Women”; “Nancy Astor”; “2 Point 4 Children” and “Too Much Sun” all for the BBC and Gabrielle in the series “Bognor” for Thames Television. Some of the leading theatre roles include; Jean Cocteau’s one woman play “The Human Voice”; Emily in “Anatol”; Marguerite in “A Cuckoo in the Nest”; Joanne in “Company”; Louise in “Gypsy”; multicast in “Oh What a Lovely War”; Molly Grant in “One Touch of Venus”; Dolly in “The Angel” and her one-woman show – “Voices from the Heart”. In California, Giselle has recently played the title roles in “Molly” by Simon Gray and “Celedine” by Charles Evered. Her cabaret appearances have been at the prestigious Pizza on the Park in London and Langan’s Brasserie. In Los Angeles she has appeared at The Gardenia and has had several guest appearances with Ron Abel at Birdland (NYC). Giselle has performed her cabaret show at the Rubicon InterNational Theatre Festival and the California InterNational Theatre Festival.
For more about Giselle, go to www.gisellewolf.com.
Photo Credit: Kenneth Dolin