Darren was recently voted the PETER ALLEN VARIETY ENTERTAINER OF THE YEAR and BEST MALE VOCAL PERFORMER by his peers at the MO AWARDS - Australia's top honors for excellence in live entertainment. So far he has won five MO Awards and two ACE (Australian Cabaret Entertainment) Awards for BEST MALE VOCALIST.
With the rare ability to sing everything from pop to opera, Darren captivates audiences with his Aussie charm and amazing four octave range. His highly acclaimed show, POPRATIC is irresistible to young and old alike, and with a repertoire spanning several languages, Darren has true international appeal.
As well as appearing in various musicals and television shows, Darren has also traveled the world as a headline act for a wide array of corporate clients and luxury cruise lines.
From contemporary hits to the classics, Darren's unique show is always changing, tailored to suit each individual audience. He can perform with either live musicians or his state-of-the-art backing tracks.
TRANSATLANTICA - Performing some of the most loved songs from both sides of the Atlantic are international singing sensation Darren Williams and European cabaret chanteuse Adrienne Haan. These two dynamic entertainers sing in French, German, Yiddish, Spanish, and Italian, plus classics from the Great American Songbook. Adrienne and Darren both have performed extensively in cabarets, nightclubs, corporate and organizational events and on cruise ships.
WILLIAM MICHALS - This outstanding baritone has played leading roles on Broadway in Beauty And The Beast and the recent revival of South Pacific. He has also starred in productions of Les Miserables, Chicago, Man of La Mancha, Phantom, and Sweeney Todd, among others. Concert appearances include Carnegie Hall, The Palace, The Kennedy Center, The Rainbow Room and The Plaza. He also appears regularly with many symphony orchestras across the USA.
RUTH KAYE - MULTIPLE SHOWS
A veteran of more than 50 musical productions, Ruth has presented her one-woman shows at theaters, arts centers, temples and adult communities in 28 states in the USA and Canada.
BROADWAY'S FABULOUS FEMALES - In this unique act Ruth recreates many leading characters of Broadway musicals, singing the songs that made them famous, and making complete character and COSTUME TRANSFORMATIONS within seconds, IN FULL VIEW OF THE AUDIENCE!
MY GRANDMOTHER, MY MOTHER & ME is an intergenerational program in which Ruth Kaye dramatizes 100 years in a Jewish family, using narrative, monologues and songs. The songs include Yiddish and Israeli folk melodies, liturgical pieces, and Broadway show tunes., which are used to help tell the story. This touching, amusing program is appropriate for all ages and is specifically geared for a Jewish audience.
WE'RE STILL HERE! A CELEBRATION OF THE GOLDEN YEARS Ruth Kaye celebrates the good things about growing older: the joys, the good fortune, the wisdom and the memories. Blending personal anecdotes and clever observations about senior life with appropriate popular songs and show tunes, Ruth weaves a charming pastiche, while the audience sings along, laughs and sheds a tear or two. This is the perfect show for senior audiences!
JON PETERSON - "SONG MAN, DANCE MAN" - This unique one-man show is a tribute to five great stars: George M. Cohan, Fred Astaire, Gene Kelly, Bobby Darin, and Anthony Newley. This multi-talented performer sings and dances their famous routines in a thrilling musical revue. Jon's numerous theater credits include the role of the emcee in the Broadway revival of "Cabaret," and a Drama Desk nomination for his portrayal of the title role in the Off-Broadway show "George M. Cohan Tonight!".
ADRIENNE HAAN – FROM BERLIN TO BROADWAY - German chanteuse Adrienne Haan is known for her historically accurate and deeply emotional renditions of songs in English, German, Yiddish and French. A stunning, statuesque blonde, she has played leading roles in numerous musicals in national tours in both Europe and the USA. She has been seen in off-broadway productions and in several NYC cabaret venues.
DAVID SHANNON – TILL I HEAR YOU SING - For over 20 years David starred in London in musicals including Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Sweeney Todd, Miss Saigon and many others. His act features songs from musicals to swing, classical to pop, sung in his remarkable tenor voice!
THE CHIMENTIS – BROADWAY BABIES - Kathy and Michael Chimenti have performed together in many productions of Broadway musicals in a long list of theaters around the country. Married both on and off-stage, their concert act is a celebration of their joint love of musical theater.
ERIC MICHAEL GILLETT - A MAC and Bistro Award winning vocalist, Eric's cabaret shows receive standing ovations at every performance. His Broadway credits include KISS ME KATE and SWEET SMELL OF SUCCESS, and New York City Opera's productions of PIRATES OF PENZANCE and CANDIDE, among others. Off Broadway and Regional theater performances include a critically acclaimed portrayal of Jacquot in CARNIVAL at New Jersey's Paper Mill Playhouse. For twelve years he was the Ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, touring the USA and appearing on countless TV and radio programs. He has also released several solo CD recordings.
LEE GLANTZ - This outstanding singer/pianist’s repertoire runs the gamut from “The Great American Songbook” to The Beatles, Elton John, Billy Joel, Peter Allen and more, along with their biographical info and personal anecdotes. One of his most popular programs features the music & life of Cole Porter. Lee can tailor his programs to suit any audience.
MORENO FRUZZETTI - Moreno, a native of Pisa, Italy, is a diversified vocalist who performs pop music to classical to the American song book. His performance ranges from an Andrea Bocelli song, to a Tom Jones song, to classical pieces like Nessun Dorma. His mixed show and choice of over 200 songs from his recordings is a big hit with American audiences. He has performed in numerous venues throughout the USA, Canada, Australia, France and Italy.
VINCENT TALARICO & MICHELE SEXTON – "POP'RA! A DUET" - In a unique blend of two different kinds of voices these two powerful singers perform pop, operatic selections and show tunes in a show that appeals to all ages. Both artists have years of experience performing in the USA and Europe, Vincent on cruise ships and clubs and Michele with opera companies.
DOMINIQUE AND JULIAN - An outstanding duo, their powerful voices draw raves from audiences everywhere. Their full repertoire of styles from pop to standards, includes songs in four languages. In addition, Julian performs vocal impression of Pavarotti, Elvis, Sinatra, Louis Armstrong and many more. Both singers are featured on commercials and recordings.
NAOMI MILLER - Naomi is a versatile performer who can speak and sing in many languages. She has several programs: FROM KLEZMER TO BROADWAY is a potpourri of music from Yiddish to Hebrew to Broadway; ACCENTS ON BROADWAY highlights show music sung in various languages; AMERIKE HURRAH is a tribute to American Jewish song writers of the 20th century; and YOU ARE THE FUTURE, an uplifting Holocaust program. Another program TO ISRAEL WITH LOVE was created in honor of Israel's 60th birthday. In this show she sings Israeli songs and features a multi-media presentation known as " Images of Israel". Naomi has performed in concerts, cabarets and nightclubs throughout the east coast, as well as performing on radio and tv.
ETERNAL MUSIC STARRING LUDMILA AND SERGEY - These two talented performers, dramatic soprano and baritone, combine to present an excellent program of opera, popular and traditional songs, and can perform in Yiddish and Hebrew. Sergey is Russian-born and musically trained, Ludmila is an honored Ukranian singer. This outstanding duo has performed widely in their homeland, and in the USA, Europe and the far East.
HAL JEFFRIN - Hal Jeffrin's glorious baritone voice and exciting performance style make him one of the most sought after performers for organizational events and resort communities coast to coast. Hal specializes in classic Broadway show stoppers, which he can blend with some of the favorites from the land of Israel, Yiddish theater and Cantorial tradition. Hal's show can be tailored to your group's individual taste.
Hal Jeffrin has starred in Off broadway productions, has sung in Carnegie Hall and has shared the stage with such well-known celebritites as Jackie Mason, Rodney Dangerfield, Alan King, Rita Moreno, and Joy Behar. Follow the advice of show business magazine "Hal Jeffrin is sensational - Don't miss him!"
CARMEL QUINN - Carmel Quinn has delighted audiences ever since she captivated the American public on the Arthur Godfrey TV show in the mid- 50's. she then went on to perform on numerous TV variety and talk shows, and starred on Broadway in several musicals, including "Wildcat", "Finiian's Rainbow", "The Sound of Music" and others. Whether singing or telling her wonderfully outrageous anecdotes, she immediately has an audience in the palm of her hand – making it sing, laugh, and reminisce.
N. CAMERON CHANDLER - A dynamic singer with a big, rich baritone voice. His repertoire covers musical theater, the Big Band era, classical arias and contemporary standards, jazz, pop & blues.. His vibrant rendition of "Old Man River" evokes memories of the sound of Paul Robeson. Cameron has toured the eastern and western seaboards, the Poconos, Atlantic City, Canada and Jamaica, as well as with the international radio show Family Radio for four years.
Stiletto & The Sax Man - This leading duo of the nationally touring Act Joey Arminio & "The Family" delivers a great show for your event. You will hear all your favorite songs from their shows that make them so popular like doo wop, oldies and rat pack songs plus some light jazz, soft rock and current hits. Music from the 40’s through today! Get a really big sound without a really big group. Joey wails on the sax, trumpet, guitar and vocals. Doreen wows with her voice, her dancing and percussion. Great for Cocktail Parties, Restaurants, Luncheons, Corporate events – wherever the fun is!
WARREN SCHEIN - In his outstanding program REMEMBERING MEL AND MORE, Warren Schein presents a tribute to singer Mel Torme. Warren is nicknamed "Velvet Mist" since his voice and style emulates Mel's perfectly. Warren also performs FROM BROADWAY TO THE BORSCHT BELT which includes pop standards, show tunes. and old favorites, with a dash of humor. His act delights audiences of all ages who are fans of Mel Torme, jazz and Big Band music.
KATHY GRAHAM - presents THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK. A consummate professional, this outstanding vocalist boasts a 4-octave range. Kathy performs Broadway show tunes, blues, jazz, pop and rock music, with innovative renditions of some of the world's most beautiful songs. Audiences across the country have been thrilled by her up-beat arrangements and vocally charged ballads. This talented singer has performed with the late Alan King, Rich Little, Freddy Roman, Yakov Smirnoff and many more.
KENNETH WASSER - Baritone KEN WASSER has played leading roles in numerous musicals including FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, KISMET, CAROUSEL and OKLAHOMA, to name a few. He is a featured vocalist with The Garden State Symphonic Band and has starred in many productions with Plays in the Park, Cabaret For Life, Liberty State Park and New Jersey's famed PNC Arts Center.
Ken's program includes Broadway, Operetta, and Pop song selections.
WENDY AND RIK - This husband and wife team conveys warmth, joy and humor. Through their repertoire of show tunes, standards, contemporary music and songs from around the world, they entertain groups of all ages, creating a lively, unique and delightful program that makes any occasion special. This talented couple can present five different shows focused on different themes. They also can present a special program designed for Yiddish and Hebrew cultural clubs.
MAGGIE WORSDALE – “JEWISH AMERICAN SONGWRITERS” - In this very special program, Maggie Worsdale sings the songs written by more than a dozen Jewish composers and tells their stories. With a superb voice that defies categorization, Maggie performs jazz, Broadway standards and novelty songs. Early in her career she worked with Bob Hope and George Burns, and has played numerous cabaret and performing arts venues. Also available - "The Great American Songbook".
THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT - THE PHANTOM UNMASKED -
Cris Groenendaal has portrayed The Phantom on Broadway in 860 performances of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, as well as numerous other roles in Broadway shows. Some of them include SWEENEY TODD, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. His exciting solo show has been featured with many symphony orchestras and presented at numerous performing arts centers. Audiences thrill to his magnificent voice in renditions of songs from THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, as well as music by Sondheim, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Berlin, and many others. Mr. Groenendaal is accompanied by his wife Sue Anderson, who is currently the pianist for SPAMALOT, and has conducted orchestras on Broadway and across the USA.
"Two of the most thrilling voices you will ever hear..."
"From Broadway to nightclubs to television, Don Meritt & Annette Moreau weave a spell of warmth and excitement that captivates every audience. These two versatile performers can sing it all without compromise!"
Meritt & Moreau - If you love great music and superb singing... if you love good clean fun and laughing out loud... if you love a little romance and being thoroughly entertained, then you will love Don Meritt and Annette Moreau. These two sensational performers combine good looks, humor, and sensitivity in an act that's bursting with energy, enthusiasm, and an obvious love of music. They offer their audience some of the greatest music ever written, from the finest broadway show tunes, the best in popular music, past and present, and even opera, all performed with clever staging, audience participation and superlative musical arrangements.
BELLA NOTTE - Don't let their stage names fool you, Don Meritt and Annette Moreau are first and second generation Italian Americans who grew up surrounded by music. In this unforgettable evening of music and laughter, you'll hear all your favorite songs, both old and new, from Mala Femmina to Andrea Bocelli's "Con Te Partiro!".
BALLAD OF AMERICA - This show features the greatest patriotic songs ever written presented with pride, reverence and an honesty that will touch every heart. These cherished and time honored songs are brilliantly performed by the multi-talented Don Meritt and Annette Moreau. They captivate their audiences with warmth, excitement, humor and two of the most thrilling voices you will ever hear.
HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS! - A celebration of the holiday season featuring the marvelous talents and fabulous singing voices of Don Meritt and Annette Moreau. Many of your favorite holiday songs are here including an uproarious contemporary version of The Twelve Days of Christmas that will have you falling out of your seat with laughter! Sensational performers, great music and wonderful comedy wrapped up with all the trimmings! This is the holiday show you've been looking for.
AVI HOFFMAN - Avi's two one-man shows TOO JEWISH? and Still Jewish After All These Years have garnered numerous awards, including Performer of the Year '95 by NY Press Magazine and the L.A Ovation Award for Best Actor In A Musical 2001. Both shows are currently being broadcast nationally on tv on the PBS system. He has performed all over the world and has numerous theater and television credits. Avi is also the founder and Producing Artistic Director of the New Vista Theatre Co. in South Florida.
In this NEW musical show, A LIFE IN THE JEWISH THEATRE, Avi takes the audience on a casual, intimate yet very exciting journey through his exhilarating career, sharing the most beloved songs from the many sharing the most beloved songs from the many shows that he has starred in, including Fiddler on the Roof, Milk & Honey, Closer Than Ever and Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. His endearing stories of the stars he has shared the stage with will make you laugh and cry. Enjoy Avi's reminiscences of time shared with such theatre luminaries as Mandy Patinkin, Theo Bikel, Fyvush Finkel, Bruce Adler, Freddie Roman, Mal Z. Lawrence, Tovah Feldshuh, Larry Kert, Jake Ehrenreich and so many more.
RAISSA KATONA BENNETT - With her magnificent soprano voice and lively personality, Raissa presents a show that delights audiences wherever she goes. A veteran of numerous Broadway and Off-Broadway shows, she enjoyed a five-year run in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, frequently portraying the leading role of Christine Dae. She performed the role of "Jellylorum/Griddlebone-The Opera Cat" and "Jennyanydots-The Tap Dance Cat" in the First National Tour of CATS. She toured nationally in PARADE directed by Hal Prince, and has starred in musicals in Regional Theaters across the USA. In NYC cabaret audiences have seen her at The Rainbow Room, The Metropolitan Room, Don't Tell Mama, and The Supper Club, to name a few. She has also toured the Northeast as soloist with several symphony orchestras.
KAREN LUSCHAR - Karen is an outstanding singer/dancer whose work has been seen on Broadway, Off-Broadway, in numerous National tours, Regional Theaters and cruise ships. She performs a variety of seven different programs revolving around different themes, all of which will delight your audience. SINGING FOR VICTORY is a nostalgic mix of the fun and heartfelt songs everyone knew and loved during World War I. Karen's other shows are entitled CHASING RAINBOWS - SONGS OF JUDY GARLAND; A LULLABY OF BROADWAY; SINATRA - TIME AFTER TIME; THIS THING CALLED LOVE; LET'S GET AWAY FROM IT ALL, and MISTLETOE AND HOLLY.
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