Harry Connick, Jr. In Concert on Broadway Ends Limited Run July 31
31 Jul 2010
Harry Connick, Jr.
Grammy Award-winning and Tony-nominated cronner Harry Connick, Jr. concludes his limited Broadway concert engagement at the Neil Simon Theatre July 31.
Harry Connick, Jr. In Concert on Broadway began its limited run July 15. Ticket sales prompted the addition of several performances. The final two on July 30 and 31 were captured for a live, multi-camera filming of the concert.
Representatives for Harry Connick, Jr. In Concert on Broadway said it had not yet been determined whether the film was being created for a television broadcast or DVD release. A live audio recording is also a possibility.
Connick's concert engagement highlights songs from his latest album "Your Songs," which features such pop classics as "The Way You Look Tonight," "Some Enchanted Evening," "Close to You," "Who Can I Turn To?" and "Smile."
Connick will continue with his multi-city concert tour in September.
Connick made his Broadway debut with the concert An Evening with Harry Connick Jr. and His Orchestra, which played the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in 1990. He earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Score to the short-lived Broadway musical Thou Shalt Not and received a Best Actor in a Musical Tony nomination for The Pajama Game. His screen roles include "Will & Grace," "Memphis Belle," "Little Man Tate," "Independence Day," "Hope Floats," "P.S., I Love You," "Mickey," "Bug" and "Living Proof." He earned an Emmy Award for "Harry Connick, Jr.: Only You in Concert."
For tickets phone (800) 745-3000 or visit Ticketmaster. The Neil Simon Theatre is located at 50 West 52nd Street.