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Past Appearances 2002

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Past Appearances 2002

 


"MOON OVER BROOKLYN"

Sunday, December 29th @ 3pm & Monday, Dec. 30th @ 7:30pm
DON'T TELL MAMA, 343 West 46th Street, NYC
Reservations Suggested: 212-757-0788
Tedd Firth, guest musical director
Marco Brehm, bass
Eva Ladas, special guest
Lina Koutrakos, director
arrangements by D. Jay Bradley

After debuting his lastest cabaret show at Judy's Chelsea in November, Marcus brings his act uptown to Don't Tell Mama, the heart and soul of NYC's famed Restaurant Row. Acclaimed for his heartfelt interpretations of contemporary and standard songs, the show will celebrate passages of life and love that are part of our landscape as seen through the eyes of this dreamer and his muse. Marcus will lend his haunting, multi-octave voice to the works of a number of contemporary composers including: Tom Andersen, John Bucchino, Tim Di Pasqa, Dick Gallagher, Lina Koutrakos, Nan Selle and Shelly Markham as well as legendary songwriters like Burt Bacharach, Maltby & Shire, Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer, Ivor Novello, and Rodgers & Hammerstein.
Don't Tell Mama website: DontTellMama.com.

 


A VERY SPECIAL HOLIDAY CABARET
To benefit the LGBT Wellness Project
Wednesday, December 18th, 8pm
THE MUDDY CUP Coffee House Theatre
388 Van Duzer Street in Stapleton, Staten Island
$10 donation at the door
Reservations and Information: 718-273-5833
Marcus will be performing selections from his latest cabaret shows, along with a number of holiday favorites in a special benefit for the Staten Island Wellness Project. Celebrated musical director D. Jay Bradley will provide piano accompaniment, along with Marco Brehm on bass and guest vocalist Eva Ladas. The Wellness Project is a community-based health program of the Staten Island AIDS Task Force. The Muddy Cup theatre is located in the popular coffee house's back room which features a 75-seat theatre with stage, lighting, and sound system. The room has been described as looking like a playhouse right out of Greenwich Village, sporting distressed brick walls, wood floors and beams, skylights, and comfortable seating. Contact The Wellness Project for reservations and information 718-273-5833.

 


Special guest appearance at
Julie Reyburn's BC/EFA Benefit Holiday Show 2003
Friday, December 6th @ 8:30pm
JUDY'S CHELSEA, 169 Eighth Avenue, NYC
Reservations Suggested: 212-929-5410
Each year the brilliant and jaunty Julie Reyburn produces a holiday benefit for BC/EFA (Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS) and this year is no different. With accomplished musical director Mark Janas on the piano, the show will showcase favorite classical and contemporary holiday selections by Juile and her guests. Special Guests scheduled to appear include: Suzanne Abbott, Richard Todd Adams, Nancy Lee Bach, Kristy Cates, Margaret Curry, Diane D'Angelo, John DePalma, David Gurland, singer/songwriter Robyn McCorquodale, Carolyn Montgomery, Parker Scott and Marcus Simeone. There will be a $15 cover and a $12 food/drink minimum. The cover goes to benefit BC/EFA. Julie Reyburn's website: JulieReyburn.com. Judy's Chelsea website: JudysChelsea.com.

 


Special guest appearance at
"TEDDY CARE BENEFIT"
SUNDAY at 7:00pm in November
THE WEST BANK CAFE's Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 West 42nd Street, NYC
Reservations Suggested: 212-695-6909
Host Ruby Rim's annual holiday fundraiser for Teddy Care moves uptown to the Laurie Beechman Theater to accommodate the many folks who normally can't get a seat at these sold-out shows. Marcus will be making a guest appearance before dashing downtown for his own show at Judy's Chelsea.
"MOON OVER BROOKLYN"
SUNDAYS at 8:30pm in November, at JUDY'S CHELSEA, 169 Eighth Avenue, NYC
Reservations Suggested: 212-929-5410
D. Jay Bradley, musical director
Marco Brehm, bass
Eva Ladas, special guest
Lina Koutrakos, director
Marcus returns to the NYC cabaret stage and makes his Judy's Chelsea debut with this new show. Acclaimed for his heartfelt interpretations of contemporary and standard songs, the show will celebrate passages of life and love that are part of our landscape as seen through the eyes of this dreamer and his muse. Marcus will lend his haunting, multi-octave voice to the works of a number of contemporary composers including: Tom Andersen, John Bucchino, Tim Di Pasqa, Dick Gallagher, Lina Koutrakos, Nan Selle and Shelly Markham as well as legendary songwriters like Burt Bacharach, Maltby & Shire, Henry Mancini, Johnny Mercer, Ivor Novello, and Rodgers & Hammerstein.
Judy's Chelsea is a jewel box of a cabaret room, located in the heart of Chelsea. Proclaimed the "best cabaret room in NYC" by Show Business in 2001, Judy's offers a full menu before the show, beginning at 7 pm. JUDY'S website
Also visit the Verrazano Narrows Bridgecam!
"MOSTLY STANDARDS"
SUNDAY at 2:00pm (brunch show), October 27th, at REGENTS, 317 East 53rd Street, NYC
Reservations Suggested: 212-593-3091
Marcus reprises his critically-lauded tribute to the standards and beyond in a special brunch appearance at this wonderful uptown watering hole. There is a fabulous prix-fixe brunch with whatever you like to wet your whistle and enjoy the show. The management of this establishment couldn't be more accommodating and supportive of cabaret artists and the service is superb. Regent's website link is still to come. More info on "Mostly Standards"
"DAYDREAMS"
SUNDAY, August 18th, at BRADSTAN COUNTRY INN, White Lake, NY
Reservations Strongly Suggested: 631-583-4114
In this 2002 MAC Award-nominated show Marcus, with his trio under the musical direction of D. Jay Bradley, sings heartfelt songs that speak to him about life and longing. The show features songs by such diverse composers like Janis Ian and Stephen Sondheim as well as acclaimed contemporary composers, Tom Andersen, Tim DiPasqua and Rick Jensen.
Nestled in the Catskill Mountains in New York's Sullivan County, and overlooking beautiful White Lake, the Bradstan Country Inn is a magnificent country getaway just under 100 miles from Manhattan. Three miles from the original 1969 Woodstock Festival site, the Bradstan is home of the Nancy LaMott Room and host to some of the finest cabaret performers from around the world. Overnight and weekend and week long stays and meals are available. BRADSTAN website
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"MOSTLY STANDARDS"
SUNDAYS, May 12th & 19th, at THE DUPLEX, NYC
4 MORE DATES ADDED!
SUNDAYS, June 16th (Father's Day) at 4 pm
July 7th, 14th & 28th at 6 pm
Seventh Avenue & Christopher Streets, NYC Reservations Suggested: 212-255-5438
In this new show, Marcus lends his haunting, multi-octave voice to classics from the great American songbook as well as some newer contemporary songs. Acclaimed for his heartfelt interpretations of contemporary, jazz and pop songs, this show features songs from legendary composers such as Irving Berlin, Johnny Mercer, Henry Mancini and Richard Rodgers. DUPLEX website
Special Appearance at
"New Mondays" at The Duplex
MONDAY, June 24, The Duplex Cabaret, NYC
Seventh Avenue & Christopher Streets, NYC Reservations Suggested: 212-255-5438
Each Monday in June and July, this series will serve as a testing ground for new works by some of NYC's most promising and established songwriters. Featured in the series will be artists such as Stephen Schwartz, John Bucchino, Julie Gold, and Ann Hampton Callaway. DUPLEX website
Special Appearance at
"The New Songwriter Sampler"
New York Sheet Music Society
SATURDAY, May 4th, Women's National Republican Club, NYC
3 West 51st Street, NYC (west of 5th Avenue)
Marcus will be performing some of his own material at this annual Society program. Guest producer Sandi Durell's program of new songwriters is dedicated to finding and presenting the new voices in songwriting today. NEW YORK SHEET MUSIC SOCIETY website
SANDI DURELL PRODUCTIONS website
Marcus Simeone's
"Daydreams: The Final NYC Performance"
SUNDAY, February 24th, 2002, at Danny's Skylight Room, NYC
The critically and popularly-acclaimed act with musical director D. Jay Bradley
One final performance has been added for Marcus Simeone and his acclaimed show, "Daydreams." Writing about the show in Back Stage on November 23, David Finkle said, "Marcus Simeone has a voice that would make Circe throw in the towel ... like a cello being slowly bowed... Olympian voice."
After making his acclaimed cabaret debut earlier last year with extended runs at Don't Tell Mama and with his new show, Daydreams at Danny's in November, pop-jazz singer Marcus Simeone returns with one final performances on Sunday, February 24th at 4:00 pm at Danny's Skylight Room, 346 West 46th Street (NY's Restaurant Row). There will be a $15 music charge and a $10 food or drink minimum.
In the new show, with D. Jay Bradley as musical director of his trio, Marcus, as always, sings heartfelt songs that speak to him about life and longing. The show features songs by such diverse composers like Janis Ian and Stephen Sondheim as well as acclaimed contemporary composers, Tom Andersen, Tim DiPasqua and Rick Jensen.
DANNY'S SKYLIGHT ROOM website
MAC/ASCAP SHOWCASE
TUESDAY, February 19th, 2002, at THE LIGHTHOUSE, NYC
Marcus Simeone will appear at a special MAC/ASCAP Songwriters Showcase featuring all of the 2002 MAC Award Nominees for Song of the Year & Special Material.
Hosted by Jamie deRoy with special guest appearances by Mary Cleere Haran & Sir Richard Rodney Bennett
MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs) and ASCAP (The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers) will co-present the MAC/ASCAP Songwriters Showcase at THE LIGHTHOUSE (111 East 59th Street, NYC) on Tuesday, February 19th, at 6:00 pm. Admission is $10 for the general public, $5 for ASCAP members and FREE for MAC members. Seating is on a first come, first served basis. No advance reservations necessary.

 

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