Norm Lewis Plays Feinstein's at Loews Regency June 1

News   Norm Lewis Plays Feinstein's at Loews Regency June 1 Norm Lewis, who is currently playing King Triton in Disney's The Little Mermaid, goes it solo June 1 at Feinstein's at Loews Regency.
Norm Lewis
Norm Lewis

The 8:30 PM concert is the final offering of the "The Actors Fund Broadway Series," which benefits the non-profit organization.

Lewis will perform tunes from his debut CD, "This Is the Life," which features a mixture of contemporary songs and Broadway classics, including David Friedman's "We Live on Borrowed Time," Alan Menken's "Go the Distance," Jerry Herman's "Before the Parade Passes By" and My Fair Lady's "Wouldn't It Be Loverly." The evening will also feature several songs not on Lewis' debut disc.

Seth Rudetsky is musical director.

In a statement Lewis said, "I love The Actors Fund. Their services are so important to all of us in this business; I'll do anything I can to help out."

In addition to Mermaid, Norm Lewis has been seen on Broadway in The Wild Party, Side Show, Miss Saigon and The Who's Tommy. His Off-Broadway credits include Captains Courageous and A New Brain, and he has toured with Once on This Island and Four Score & Seven Years Ago. Lewis' other theatrical credits include the all-star Dreamgirls, Hair and Children of Eden concerts, the City Center Encores! production of Golden Boy and regional productions of Ragtime, Pippin and A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. The Actors Fund, which was founded in 1882, is a non-profit organization that provides for the social welfare of all entertainment professionals. Some of the many programs The Actors Fund provides include a nursing home and assisted living care facility; senior and disabled programs; mental health services; chemical dependency services; entertainment industry assistance programs; the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative; the AIDS Initiative; and supportive housing on both coasts.

All admission proceeds will go directly to the assistance of professionals in performing arts and entertainment in times of need, crisis or transition.

There is a $40 cover charge ($60 premium seats) and a $25 food-drink minimum. Feinstein's is located at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street in New York City. For ticket reservations and club information, call (212) 339-4095 or visit feinsteinsatloewsregency.com or TicketWeb.com.