The series, which spotlights performers in the worlds of theatre, cabaret and comedy, will play the last Thursday of each month at the West 47th Street venue. Performance dates are March 31, April 28, May 26 and June 30 at 7:30 PM. The series kicks off March 31 with guests Maria Gentile, Heather Mac Rae, Meral Guneyman, Maude Maggart, Cory Kahaney and The Farley Brothers. The April 28 performance will feature Emily Skinner, Kimilee Bryant, Trent Kendall, Kate Clinton and Glory Crampton. The May 26 line-up includes The Accidentals, Julie Gold, Ann Crumb, Euan Morton, Sherry Davey and John and Jessica Esposito. Maya Days, Lorna Dallas and Sidney Myer are among those already set for the June 30 evening.
Jamie deRoy & friends features direction by Barry Kleinbort with musical direction by Lanny Meyers.
The Encore is located at 226 West 47th Street. There is a $20 cover charge and a $12 food/drink minimum; call (212) 221-3960 for reservations.
DeRoy will also host a special engagement at the Friars Club on April 12. The 6 PM evening will feature Eric Michael Gillett, Klea Blackhurst, Mary Liz McNamara, Andrea Roman, Natalia Zukerman and Patrice O'Neal. The Friars Club is located at 57 East 55th Street.