It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909.
The Laurie Beechman Theatre has a rich tradition of presenting cutting-edge work, which has played a role in shaping American theatre and live performance. Since the 80's, the theatre has staged numerous plays and hosted a myriad of live performance events.
This December, the theatre is proud to announce an exciting and eclectic line-up of performers and performances, all of which will take place in the gorgeous one hundred seat venue.
Please note there is a $15 food and/or beverage minimum at each performance. All major credit cards are accepted, and a full dinner/bar menu is available.
Featuring performances from:
Brent Barrett, Tituss Burgess, Stephanie D;Abruzzo, Nikki Renee Daniels,
Joy Franz, Heather MacRae, Mark Nadler, Marni Nixon, Teri Ralston, Sarah Rice, Joan Rivers, Del Shores & more!
Jana Robbins: Gypsy in My Soul
Wednesday, December 1 @ 7pm
Broadway's Jana Robbins, known for her appearances in front of the footlights (Good News, I Love My Wife, Romance/Romance, Crimes of the Heart, Gypsy, The Tale of the Allergist's Wife) as well as behind as a Producer (Little Women, Ragtime, Through the Night), brings her critically-acclaimed show to the Beechman for one night only. With musical direction by Doyle Newmyer, Robbins reminisces through song about her early years at the Gene Kelly Studio of Dance in Johnstown, PA, through playing the "bump it with a trumpet" stripper Mazeppa while covering Tyne Daly as Mama Rose, which always keeping "a gypsy in her soul!"
A Barkada Christmas: A Benefit Concert
Thursday, December 2 @ 7pm
Broadway Barkada invites you to join us for an evening of holiday cheer as we present a mixture of Christmas classics, Filipino favorites and a whole bunch of Pinoy spirit and love. The perfect way to start the holiday season!
An Old Fashioned Radio Hour
Thursday, December 2 @ 9:30
Join the Readers' Ensemble Company for another trip down memory lane with An Old Fashioned Radio Hour bringing the world of Radio to life for your enjoyment. Featuring members of the Readers' Ensemble Company, with the musical stylings of The Tickled Pinks and Maddy Wyatt Band.
Friday, December 3 @ 7pm
Following eight sold out shows, The Laurie Beechman Theatre will continue their hit series, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED for a ninth installment. Sondheim Unplugged features an array of Broadway and Cabaret's most dynamic performers, celebrating the work of Broadway's most beloved and prolific composer, accompanied by piano only. Joining the cast are three special guests, all of whom originated roles in Sondheim musicals: Joy Franz (Into the Woods), Teri Ralston (Company, A Little Night Music), and Sarah Rice (Sweeney Todd). Also included in the cast: Lisa Asher, Tony nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo, David Brian Colbert, David Gurland, Rob Maitner, Kevin Michael Murphy, Mark Nadler, Marni Nixon, Leenya Rideout, Julie Reyburn, Bruce Sabath and Jessica Vosk.