MvVO Art Launches AD ART SHOW
Cabaret

My View: Todd Murray & Stacy Sullivan Get Together With “Separate Ways”

My View: Todd Murray & Stacy Sullivan Get Together With “Separate Ways”

Sometimes sad is happy, and it was a joyful evening watching two good artists join forces to explain how “breaking up is hard to do”.   The mood of this inventive concept show is somber and thought provoking, but the music and lyrics of it’s song list are definitely a turn on.  Stacy & Todd were enveloped with lush strings and some beautiful arrangements by music director Yasuhiko Fukuoka (that drove spell check crazy).   Although I blinked somewhat hearing a Gershwin tune re-harmonized, ( like hearing the Star Spangled Banner in a minor key) it did fit the mood of the show.  It’s sad Separate Ways is only at Feinstein’s tonight.. (Oct 5),  but happily it’s returning on Nov. 22nd.

For another article by Stephen & complete photos of Separate Ways go to Broadwayworld.com)

Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray

Stacy Sullivan & Todd Murray

Todd Murray & Stacy Sullivan

Todd Murray & Stacy Sullivan

Todd Murray

Todd Murray

Stacy Sullivan

Stacy Sullivan

(Complete photos of this show at Broadwayworld.com)

 

 

Cabaret

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

More in Cabaret

Jeff Harner Is back at The Laurie Beechman Theater With I Know Things Now: My Life in Sondheim’s Words

Suzanna BowlingAugust 16, 2022

My View: Jason Robert Brown-Shoshana Bean and Strings Fill 54 Below With Music

Stephen SorokoffAugust 15, 2022

100 Years of Broadway to Eisenhower With Neil Berg

Genevieve Rafter KeddyAugust 15, 2022

My View: Fashion District & Theater District Happily Collide at 54 Below- Isaac Mizrahi

Stephen SorokoffAugust 11, 2022

My View: Streets Of (Jazz) Dreams

Stephen SorokoffAugust 10, 2022

Birdland Theater Presents Broadway’s Amy Spanger singing Larson,Porter, Kander & Ebb and more

Suzanna BowlingAugust 7, 2022

My View: A Soprano Learning How To Swing With A Master Teacher

Stephen SorokoffAugust 5, 2022

My View: “Hey You Guys, What’s Going On Back There”? The John Pizzarelli Trio at Birdland

Stephen SorokoffAugust 4, 2022

Karen Mason Comes Back To Birdland With New Show

Suzanna BowlingAugust 2, 2022