PHOTO CALL: Minnelli and Company Rehearse for Liza's at the Palace...!

News   PHOTO CALL: Minnelli and Company Rehearse for Liza's at the Palace...! Tony, Grammy, Oscar and Emmy Award winner Liza Minnelli is currently in rehearsals for Liza's at the Palace . . .!, a two-week concert engagement that will begin performances at Broadway's Palace Theatre Dec. 3.

The production, which will run through Dec. 14, is penned by Minnelli and Tony winner David Zippel (City of Angels, The Goodbye Girl).

Directed and choreographed by Ron Lewis, the evening will feature conductor/drummer Michael Berkowitz and pianist/musical supervisor Billy Stritch leading a 12-person orchestra.

According to press notes, the show will boast "an incomparable Minnelli songfest including many of her personal favorites and signature hits, followed by a dance-filled tribute to the groundbreaking late-1940s nightclub act of Minnelli's godmother, Kay Thompson."

Minnelli will be joined onstage by Cortés Alexander, Jim Caruso, Tiger Martina and Johnny Rodgers.

Show times are Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 PM with matinees on Sundays at 3 PM.

The Palace Theatre is located at Broadway and 47th Street. Tickets, priced $25-$125, will be available by calling (212) 307-4100 or (800) 755-4000. For more information visit www.lizasatthepalace.com.

Here is a sneak peek at the cast in a Friday morning rehearsal at Chelsea Studios:

 

 
Musical supervisor Billy Stritch
 
Director/choreographer Ron Lewis

 
Liza Minnelli and cast in rehearsal

 
Liza Minnelli and cast in rehearsal

 
Liza Minnelli and cast in rehearsal

 
Liza Minnelli and cast in rehearsal

 
Liza Minnelli and cast in rehearsal

 
Liza Minnelli and cast in rehearsal

 
From left: Jim Caruso, Tiger Martina, Liza Minnelli, Johnny Rodgers and Cortes Alexander

All photos by Aubrey Reuben