The series, which spotlights performers in the worlds of theatre, cabaret and comedy, plays the last Thursday of each month at the West 47th Street venue. The May 30 line-up includes Maya Days, Trent Armand Kendall, Lorna Dallas, singer/songwriter Mary Liz McNamara, classical pianist Meral Guneyman, violinist Todd Sullivan and comedians Sidney Myer and Jane Stroll. The evening will also feature a special performance of "Daddy's Girl," a song penned by host deRoy, as well as the "Another Hundred People" parody, "Another 100 Lyrics." Jamie deRoy & friends features direction by Barry Kleinbort with musical direction by Lanny Meyers.
Jamie deRoy, a stand-up comic, singer and hostess, has been a longtime fixture on the New York cabaret scene. She is the winner of eight MAC Awards, nine Telly Awards and is an Emmy-nominated producer of Channel 13's "CityArts."
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.