Amanda McBroom, the composer of "The Rose," Heartbeats and A Woman of Will, will celebrate both the release of her new CD, "CHANSON . . .Amanda McBroom Sings Jacques Brel," and Valentine's Day with a weekend of concerts at the New York City nightspot. Show times are Feb. 11-14 at 7:30 PM; there is a $30 cover charge. Natalie Toro, who was most recently on Broadway as Madame DeFarge in A Tale of Two Cities, will celebrate the release of her self-titled debut CD with two concerts at the Metropolitan Room: Feb. 21 and 27 at 9:45 PM. Cover charge is $25.
Broadway favorite Judy Blazer, whose numerous stage credits include Me and My Girl, Titanic and Lovemusik, is scheduled to perform Feb. 23 at 7 PM; cover charge is $25.
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February will also welcome the return of actress Shelly Burch, who left New York City in 1989, after triumphs in Annie and Nine. Burch's show, which is titled Second Coming, will feature musical direction by Keith Levenson and arrangements, lyrics and direction by Tony winner Martin Charnin. Burch's show, according to press notes, is a "celebration of life, love, hope, courage, and optimism." Show times are Feb. 25-28 at 7:30 PM; cover charge is $30. The Metropolitan Room is located at 34 West 22nd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues). For reservations call (212) 206-0440 or visit www.metropolitanroom.com.