Stage and screen veteran Andrea Marcovicci, who was a mainstay at the Algonquin Hotel's Oak Room for 25 years, celebrates her 70th birthday with two farewell New York solo concerts November 17 at Feinstein's/54 Below.
After creating over 40 shows exploring the Great American Songbook, the cabaret favorite will offer her newest show, Crossing Time, at 7 PM and 9:30 PM. Feinstein’s/54 Below will live stream selections from the concert on their Facebook page. Visit 54Below.com for more information.
Featuring Shelly Markham on piano, attendees can expect to hear Bob Merrill’s “Mira,” Jerry Herman’s “Ribbons Down My Back,” Francesca Blumenthal’s “Between Men,” Lerner & Loewe’s “I’m Glad I’m Not Young Anymore,” and more. Musical director Markham and Lesley Alexander penned the evening’s title song.
Marcovicci starred on Broadway in the musical Ambassador and in Frank D. Gilroy's Any Given Day. Her screen credits include The Front, Someone to Love, Jack the Bear, Who Is Henry Jaglom?, The Water Engine, and Trapper John, M.D. It has been the cabaret stage, however, where she has received the most acclaim. The singing actor has performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall, and in halls throughout the world. Her solo albums include I’ll Be Seeing You: Love Songs of WWII, New Words, Here There and Everywhere, December Songs, If I Were a Bell, The Songs of Frank Loesser, Andrea Marcovicci Sings Rodgers & Hart, My Christmas Song for You, As Time Goes By: The Best of Andrea Marcovicci, and Smile.
Additional information is available at 54Below.com. Those attending will receive a limited edition CD single of the song “Crossing Time.”
Watch vintage clips of the singing actor here: