Stritch, who played Oscar in the Tony-winning revival, will appear at The Supper Club's King Kong Room Aug. 25. Show time is 8:30 PM. Stritch's new show is entitled May the Music Never End, and will include a tribute to the late Sammy Davis, Jr. The engagement also celebrates the release of the new CD "Jazz Live" (Fynsworth Alley), which was recorded at The Jazz Standard. Bass player David Finck will join Stritch at the King Kong Room.
A composer, pianist and singer, Billy Stritch has performed in night clubs and concert halls around the world. His recordings include "Jazz Live," "Waters of March" and "Billy Stritch," and he also composed Reba McEntire's quintuple-platinum hit "Does He Love You." Stritch's TV appearances include "The View," "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" and the Stephen Sondheim celebration at Carnegie Hall. His musical with Mark Waldrop and Mark Bramble is entitled Lily & Lily.
The King Kong Room is located within Manhattan's Supper Club at 240 West 47th Street. There is a $20 cover and a $15 food-drink minimum; call (212) 921-1904 for reservations.