From July 11 to August 17th, NextStop Theatre Company brings incredible performances to The Industrial Strength Theatre in Herndon.
What a thrill to be producing the first Summer Cabaret Series for Northern Virginia’s newest and critically acclaimed professional theatre company, NextStop, under the Artistic Direction of my dear friend (and former student!) Evan Hoffman.
Broadway star and internationally acclaimed cabaret/recording artist Karen Mason will open our series July 11th and 12th.
The incomparable Sally Mayes, Tony nominated actress and beloved cabaret/recording artist, will perform July 26th and I Jim Van Slyke, will will close the series August 16th/17th. How about some Sedaka?!
Other artists include Helen Hayes Award winner Erin Driscoll, DC area favorites such as Tracy Olivera, Terri Allen, Bev Cosham, Cindy Hutchins, George Fulginiti- Shakar, renown Jazz artist Darden Purcell, Herndon’s very own Keri Staley and Kate Merryman...just to name a few more!
A dazzling array of artists!
Please check out the website for full calendar, to purchase tickets and read about our full lineup of magnificent artists. Click on photos and links below!
To purchase tickets and see full calendar visit www.nextstoptheatre.org
Interested in attending more than one cabaret performance?
Consider one of our Cabaret Packages. SEe link below!
SEE YOU THERE!!!!
HEY UPSTATE NY…IM COMIN’HOME and will be IN CONCERT!
First time in…well…A LONG TIME! Some details are below and you can go to the upcoming performances link to the right!
I am thrilled to announce that I will be in concert June 21st (8pm) and 22nd (3pm) at the Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Winton Place 3450 Winton Place, Brighton NY 14623 For reservations please call 585 325 4370.
CHECK OUT PHOTOS FROM OUR SOLD OUT SHOW AT BIRDLAND !
The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented acclaimed singers Jenna Esposito and Jim Van Slyke in a sold-out celebration of the music of Connie Francis and Neil Sedaka in “Where The Hits Are: A Tribute to the Songs ofConnie Francis and Neil Sedaka” on Monday, December 30.
Over the past ten years, the award-winning Broadway at Birdland concert series has brought hundreds of Broadway and cabaret stars to the historic stage of Birdland, including Liza Minnelli, Chita Rivera, Christine Ebersole, Tom Wopat, Jason Robert Brown, Frank Wildhorn and Cyndi Lauper. The Monday series is always followed by Jim Caruso‘s Cast Party, a rollicking, inpromptu and ‘extreme’ open mic night.
Looking for a great way to celebrate the holiday season? Monday night (December 30th), we have a fantastic show planned at the world-renowned Jazz Club Birdland in New York City and you don’t want to miss it! I’ll be sharing the stage with the fabulous Jenna Esposito in our show, Where The Hits Are: A Tribute to the Music of Connie Francis and Neil Sedaka, and I truly cannot wait! Full details, including a link to purchase tickets (which are only $25 each!) below and under my upcoming performances
We debuted the show at the Friars Club in October, and my dear friend, Neil Sedaka was in attendance, which as always was a thrill! He and the rest of the sold-out house had rave reviews for the show, so Jenna and I are thrilled to be able to perform it again in another fabulous venue!
Happy New Year Everyone, and I look forward to seeing you Monday!
I am quite excited to be making my concert debut with my friend and co star Jenna Esposito at the world-renowned Birdland on Monday, December 30th, as part of Jim Caruso’s Broadway at Birdland series! Jenna and I will present our show, Where The Hits Are: A Tribute to the Music of Connie Francis and Neil Sedaka. We are thrilled!
We debuted the show at the Friars Club in October, and my dear friend Neil Sedaka was in attendance, which was a thrill as always! He and the rest of the sold-out house had rave reviews for the show, so Jenna and I are thrilled to be able to perform it again in another fabulous venue!
Here is a partial press release from Birdland and a link below for tickets
The Broadway at Birdland concert series is delighted to announce that acclaimed singers Jim Van Slyke and Jenna Esposito will join together in celebration of the music of Connie Francis and Neil Sedaka in “Where The Hits Are: A Tribute to the Songs of Connie Francis and Neil Sedaka” on Monday, December 30 at 7pm. Fortune Esposito will act as musical director/guitarist, with David Crone on piano, Rob Broelmann on bass, Dan Weiner on drums, Frank Petrocelli on sax, with Kelly Esposito-Broelmann & Rob Langeder on backup vocals.
Neil Sedaka and Connie Francis are two of the most enduring legends in the history of popular music, and unbeknownst to many, each of them can attribute a great deal of their success to the other. Vocalists Jenna Esposito and Jim Van Slyke have been performing their tributes to Connie Francis and Neil Sedaka, respectively, to rave reviews around the country, and have finally brought them together. Join them on a rockin’ and rollicking journey through the songbooks of Neil Sedaka and Connie Francis, including hits like “Stupid Cupid,” “Laughter In TheRain,” “Solitaire,” “Where The Boys Are,” and more.
Where The Hits Are: A Tribute to the Music of
Connie Francis and Neil Sedaka
Starring Jenna Esposito & Jim Van Slyke
With Musical Director Fortune Esposito (guitar)
David Crone (piano)
Dan Weiner (drums)
Rob Broelmann (bass)
Frank Petrocelli (sax)
Kelly Esposito-Broelmann & Rob Langeder (backup vocals)
Monday, December 30th
315 W. 44th St.
New York, NY
Doors: 5:30 p.m.
Show: 7:00 p.m.
$25 cover + $10 food/drink minimum
Tickets: Click TICKETS or call (212) 581-3080