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Ziegfeld’s Punch Bowl Of 2016

Ziegfeld’s Punch Bowl Of 2016
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On Saturday, February 20th The Ziegfeld Society of New York City  presented Ziegfeld’s Punch Bowl Of 2016: A Tribute to George GershwinThe event was held  at Lang Recital Hall, Hunter College (69th Street between Park and Lexington Avenue), 

Starring in the gala concert were Anna Bergman (A Little Night Music at The Kennedy Center)Shelly Burch (NineOne Life to Live) Joan Copeland (Pal Joey, Two By Two), Marcy De Gonge Manfredi (Phantom Of The Opera, Cats), Diane J. Findley (Fish In The Dark), Merrill Grant (Submissions Only), Nathan Meyer, Whitney Meyer, Tony nominee Jane Summerhays ( A Chorus Line), and Tony nominee Walter Willison (Grand Hotel,Two By Two) with musical direction by Executive Producer Mark York (Just Jim Dale).

The concert, which honored George Gershwin who composed the scores for Ziegfeld’s Show Girl and Rosalie, featured  performances of Gershwin classics including “By Strauss”, “Do It Again”, “He Loves and She Loves”, “I’ve Got a Crush on You”, “Liza”, “Oh, Lady Be Good”, “Someone to Watch Over Me”, “Summertime”, “They Can’t Take That Away From Me”, with lyrics by his brother Ira Gershwin and others.

All proceeds benefit The Ziegfeld Society of New York City, a not-for-profit organization that aspires to enlighten, entertain and educate current and future generations of theatergoers and young artists about the legendary performers, songwriters and creators of our vast musical theater heritage. Monthly performances feature Broadway stalwarts performing alongside young up-and-coming artists as well as presentations by authors and screenings of lost film and television musicals. 

Upcoming events include The Tiller Girls, a transatlantic event featuring The Tiller Girls simulcast live from London’s West End on March 12th. Josh Ellis’ solo show Call My Publicist on April 30th, and The Legacy 36 Dancers, A Line of Former Rockettes in Legacy On The Line: The Dancer’s Journey to Becoming a Rockette on June 25

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Magda Katz has been in the entertainment world for most of her life as a child actress, assistant to the head publicist of Avco Embassy Pictures, theatrical print agent. She went on to manage the show business career of her 2 children for over 15 years. For the last five years Magda has been filming and editing video trailers of live performances as well as celebrity interviews. Broadway After Dark was the first website to feature her video trailers. She contributed in creating a star studded 90th birthday party for Mickey Rooney at Feinstein’s at the Regency Hotel. Her video trailers have a large international following. Videos are featured on www.t2conline.com. All of Magda’s videos can be viewed at http://www.youtube.com/user/MagdaCorrespondent

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