Songs by People Who Aren't Dead Plays July 8-31 at Opia

News   Songs by People Who Aren't Dead Plays July 8-31 at Opia Cabaret performer Mark Nadler will debut his newest show, Write Now! Songs by People Who Aren't Dead, at Opia Restaurant in Manhattan.

From July 8-31, the pianist-singer will offer songs by such composers as Cy Coleman, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, John Forster, John Wallowitch and Ray Errol Fox. The show, according to production notes, features "the new standards, which are songs that Nadler defines as lyrics with wit and style, not necessarily written to be a hit of today, but to stand the test of time." A six-time MAC Award winner, Mark Nadler has performed at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall and major clubs in New York, Los Angeles and London. He toured in the Richard Rodgers revue Something Wonderful; co-wrote and starred in the Drama Desk-nominated Off-Broadway Gershwin revue American Rhapsody; and also performed Tchaikovsky (and Other Russians) at San Francisco's American Conservatory Theater. Nadler appeared as "The Fingers on the Keys" in Broadway's Dame Edna: The Royal Tour and as Pinky Pickles in The Sheik of Avenue B.

Opia is located in Manhattan at 130 E. 57th Street. Nadler will perform Thursday-Saturday evenings at 9 PM and Sundays at 3 PM. There is a $30 cover charge and a $15 food/drink minimum; call (212) 688-3939 for reservations.