The Tony-nominated actress will play a brief engagement at the Blue Note July 26-29. Show times at the famed Manhattan jazz club are 8 and 10:30 PM each night. July 26 will also mark the premiere of Callaway's TV pilot, "Singer's Spotlight with Ann Hampton Callaway." The program will debut on Chicago's PBS station WTTW. The first show in this series, which will soon be taped for a national PBS audience, features an interview with Academy Award winner Liza Minnelli. "Singer's Spotlight" was filmed before a live audience in Chicago.
Not only a singer, Ann Hampton Callaway is also an acclaimed songwriter, whose works have been performed by Barbra Streisand, Patti LuPone and dozens of others. For her Broadway bow in Swing!, Callaway garnered a Tony nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and her many recordings include "Ann Hampton Callaway," "Bring Back Romance," "To Ella with Love" and "After Ours." Callaway is also a recipient of 14 Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) Awards. Her newest CD is titled "Blues in the Night" (Telarc International).
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