It's a busy time for Broadway singer-actress Liz Callaway, who will return to the Great White Way in Jan. 2003 in the new Broadway revue The Look of Love, which celebrates the music of Burt Bacharach.
Callaway, who has starred on Broadway in Miss Saigon and Cats, will sing "America, the Beautiful" at the close of the New York Stock Exchange on July 3. On July 14, the Tony-nominated Baby star will perform her cabaret act at New York's Bradstan Country Hotel; reservations can be made for that performance by calling (845) 583-4114. Callaway will then bring her acclaimed act to The Hilton Garden Inn in Staten Island, New York, on July 25. Tickets for that show are priced at $40 (or $65 for the show and dinner) and may be purchased by calling (718) 477-2400, ext. 3419.
On Aug. 2 the singer-actress will take part in another evening of "Stephen Schwartz and Friends," in Bethlehem, PA. Featuring the music of the award winning composer of Pippin, Godspell, The Baker's Wife and Children of Eden, the show will be part of the Bethlehem Musikfest at the Zoellner Performing Arts Center; call (610) 861-0678 for more information.
August brings two performances at the Stackner Cabaret Theatre in Milwaukee, WI. Callaway is set to perform her evening of song on Aug. 16 and 17; call (414) 224-9490. Callaway will also belt out the National Anthem at the U.S. Open Tennis Championship, which runs Aug. 26 to Sept. 8.
One of the original cast members of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, Callaway will also take part in that show's original cast reunion benefit concert, which is scheduled for Sept. 30 at the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing Arts in New York City. Musical Theater Works is presenting the concert, which will be hosted by "Seinfeld" star and Merrily cast member Jason Alexander. Call (212) 677-0040, ext. 312 for tickets. Liz Callaway made her Broadway debut in the original cast of the aforementioned Merrily We Roll Along. For her work in the short-lived musical Baby, she received a Tony Award nomination for Best Featured Actress in a Musical, and her other Broadway credits include The Three Musketeers, Miss Saigon and Cats. With her sister Ann Hampton Callaway, she created "Sibling Revelry," an acclaimed cabaret act that the duo continue to showcase around the country.
—By Andrew Gans