Part of Jim Caruso's "New Season," Mayes will perform at the famed jazz club Aug. 22 at 7 PM, and Lavin will follow Aug. 29 at 7 PM. The summer season will also feature performances by the acclaimed vocal group Toxic Audio (May 30), Malcolm Gets in a benefit for The Songbook Project (June 13), Christine Ebersole and Billy Stritch (July 18) and vocal group Monday Off (July 25). On Broadway Sally Mayes has been seen in Urban Cowboy, Welcome to the Club (Theatre World Award, Outer Critics Circle nomination) and She Loves Me (Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations). Her Off-Broadway credits include Closer Than Ever (Outer Critics nomination), Das Barbecü, Pete 'n' Keely (Drama Desk nomination) and Dirty Blonde (first national tour). Mayes' screen credits feature roles in "City Hall," "Bye Bye Birdie," "Law & Order," "Sex and the City." Her solo recordings include "Valentine," "The Dorothy Fields Songbook," "Our Private World: The Comden and Green Songbook," "The Story Hour" and "Boys and Girls Like You and Me."
Linda Lavin received a Tony Award for her performance in Broadway Bound and was also nominated for her work in The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, The Diary of Anne Frank and Last of the Red Hot Lovers. She has also appeared on Broadway in Hollywood Arms, The Sisters Rosensweig, Gypsy, The Enemy Is Dead, Paul Sills' Story Theater, Cop-Out, Something Different, It's a Bird . . . It's a Plane . . . It's Superman, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever, The Riot Act and A Family Affair. Lavin is also known to TV audiences for her award-winning work on the comedy series "Alice."
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