Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway to Premiere New Show at Iridium Jazz Club

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Sisters and Tony-nominated actresses Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway will premiere their new concert act Jan. 10 at the Iridium Jazz Club in Manhattan.
Liz Callaway
Liz Callaway

Entitled Boom!, the show, according to press notes, "celebrates the soundtrack of these sisters' childhood with unforgettable songs from the 60s and 70s." Expect songs made famous by Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Carly Simon, The Beatles, Paul Simon, Jimmy Webb and Stevie Wonder. Show time is 6 PM. The actresses will also "share heartwarming and humorous stories of their years growing up in Chicago and New York." Song titles will include "Both Sides Now," "Up, Up and Away," "That's the Way I've Always Heard It Should Be," "Bridge Over Troubled Waters," "Will You Love Me Tomorrow?" and "Downtown," among others.

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.

Liz Callaway, most recently on Broadway in The Look of Love, made her Broadway debut in the original cast of Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, and she also took part in the anniversary concert of that musical. For her work in the 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. Callaway's solo recordings include "Passage of Time," "The Beat Goes On," "Anywhere I Wander—Liz Callaway Sings Frank Loesser" and "The Story Goes On."

The Iridium Jazz Club is located in Manhattan at 1650 Broadway at 51st Street. There is a $25 cover charge; for reservations visit www.iridiumjazzclub.com.

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