Nadler's Double Duty: Dame Edna Pianist Resurrects Sardi's Hootenanny, Feb. 5-26

News   Nadler's Double Duty: Dame Edna Pianist Resurrects Sardi's Hootenanny, Feb. 5-26 Pianist, singer and vaudevillian Mark Nadler, who is currently playing piano onstage with Dame Edna: The Royal Tour, will be resurrecting his Sardi's Soirees in Hootenanny 2000, which will take place every Saturday in February. Production sources describe Nadler as a cross between Victor Borge, Chico Marx and Peter Allen.

Pianist, singer and vaudevillian Mark Nadler, who is currently playing piano onstage with Dame Edna: The Royal Tour, will be resurrecting his Sardi's Soirees in Hootenanny 2000, which will take place every Saturday in February. Production sources describe Nadler as a cross between Victor Borge, Chico Marx and Peter Allen.

Nadler's format for the Sardi's hootenanny blends professional entertainers, with whom he rehearses, with plenty of room for improvisations.

Past guests have included KT Sullivan, Heather MacRae, Susannah McCorkle, Karen Mason, Charles Busch, David Campbell, Steve Ross, Eric Comstock, Freddie Roman, Marilyn Sokol and Clairborne Cary.

The Sardi's shows start at 10:30 PM every Saturday night in February. Sardi's is located at 234 West 44 Street. There is a $15 cover/$12 food and beverage minimum. For reservations call (212) 221-8440.

-- By Murdoch McBride