Amanda McBroom and Marilyn Maye to Play the Metropolitan Room

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Grammy-nominated singer Marilyn Maye and singer-songwriter Amanda McBroom will be among the artists playing the Metropolitan Room in October.

Veteran singer Maye will be seen at the intimate nightspot Oct. 8-9 at 9:30 PM and Oct. 10, 12-17 at 7 PM.

McBroom will offer an evening of new and old love songs — including works by Cole Porter, Jacques Brel, Astor Piazzola, Michele Brourman (and her own tunes) — Oct. 19-21 and 23 at 7 PM and Oct. 22 at 9:30 PM.

Maye's "Too Late Now," recorded on her RCA "The Lamp Is Low" album, was chosen by the Smithsonian Institute and included in its 20th Century permanent collection. She made 76 appearances on Johnny Carson's "The Tonight Show" and was nominated for a Grammy Award in the mid-1960s as Best New Artist. Maye has also appeared in productions of Can Can, Follies, Mame and Hello, Dolly!

Singer-songwriter Amanda McBroom composed the award-winning song "The Rose" as well as the frequently performed "Ship in a Bottle" and "Erroll Flynn." A consummate cabaret performer, she has released numerous solo CDs as well as the cast album of her musical, Heartbeats. McBroom also starred on Broadway in Seesaw, Off-Broadway in Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris and in the title role of Mame at L.A.'s Cabrillo Music Theatre. She was also seen Off-Broadway in her one-woman musical A Woman of Will.

The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street. For reservations call (212) 206-0440.

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