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My View: Christine Ebersole Helps A Congregation Of Music Lovers Break The Fast at Cafe Carlyle

My View: Christine Ebersole Helps A Congregation Of Music Lovers Break The Fast at Cafe Carlyle

It was a room full sophisticated people who were hungry for great music that entered Bobby Short’s temple of the Great American Songbook after the Yom Kippur fast last night.  The Carlyle didn’t disappoint on either counts.  Christine Ebersole is one of the music world’s most creative and talented artists, and the chef’s menu selections were also quite crowd pleasing.  Christine’s extraordinary musicianship is equaled in significance by her seriously intellectual witty and  quirky humor. Having enjoyed a performance of fellow Chicagoan Susan Werner at Feinstein’s/54 Below a few weeks ago sitting with Bill & Christine it was a joy to watch Ms Ebersole so effectively perform Susan’s extremely funny song “What Did You Do To Your Face”. 

Everyone’s face was smiling in Cafe Carlyle last night, especially Sunny Sessa and her friends celebrating the Muse’s Birthday.

Christine Ebersole “After The Ball” at Cafe Carlyle through October 22

(For another article by Stephen and photos go to Broadwayworld.com)

Sunny Sessa, Billy Stritch, Christine Ebersole, Eda Sorokoff

Sunny Sessa, Billy Stritch, Christine Ebersole, Eda Sorokoff

Ron Abel, Christine Ebersole, Chuck Steffan

Ron Abel, Christine Ebersole, Chuck Steffan

Will Nunziata, Christine Ebersole, Anthony Nunziata

Will Nunziata, Christine Ebersole, Anthony Nunziata

Billy Stritch, Stephen Sorokoff, Sunny Sessa

Billy Stritch, Stephen Sorokoff, Sunny Sessa

Sunny Sessa & Eda Sorokoff

Sunny Sessa & Eda Sorokoff

Sunny Sessa & Christine Ebersole

Sunny Sessa & Christine Ebersole

Cafe Carlyle

Cafe Carlyle

Happy Birthday Sunny Sessa

Happy Birthday Sunny Sessa

Billy Stritch & Eda Sorokoff

Billy Stritch & Eda Sorokoff

Sunny Sessa & Doug Major

Sunny Sessa & Doug Major

Ron Abel & Valarie Christopher

Ron Abel & Valarie Christopher

Stephen Sorokoff & Sunny Sessa

Stephen Sorokoff & Sunny Sessa

Chuck Steffan, Eda Sorokoff, Ron Abel

Chuck Steffan, Eda Sorokoff, Ron Abel

Sunny Sessa, Billy Stritch, Christine Ebersole, Eda Sorokoff

Sunny Sessa, Billy Stritch, Christine Ebersole, Eda Sorokoff

The Carlyle

The Carlyle

(For more photos of this show go to Broadwayworld.com)

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Stephen studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on Broadwayworld.com, T2Conline.com and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. Stephen is also an Honorary Board Member of The Society For The Preservation of The Great American Songbook. Stephen Sorokoff@gmail.com

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