Christine Andreas and Josh Young: This Week in Nightlife

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Josh Young
Josh Young

Sunday, February 28: Celebrate Hollywood's biggest night with comedian Murray Hill at Joe's Pub at the Public for an evening of impromptu performances, impersonations of the nominated stars, movie spoofs, interviews from the fake red carpet, movie trivia games and lots of prizes. Tickets $25; 7 PM.

Monday, February 29: The Broadway at Birdland concert series presents Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens: A Benefit Concert with Bill Russell & Friends, with all profits going to BC/EFA. Russell is joined by a host of Broadway favorites including Josh Young (The Tony nominee will also perform a solo show at 54 Below March 7), Caroline Bowman (Evita, Wicked), Karen Mason (Mamma Mia!, Sunset Boulevard), Sean MacLaughlin (Phantom of the Opera, Evita) and more. Tickets $30; 7 PM.

Tuesday, March 1: Annie Ross, who will be honored with a Bistro Award for her Outstanding Contributions to the World of Jazz next month, performs her solo show at the Metropolitan Room. Tickets $25; 9 PM.

Wednesday, March 2: Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller, Broadway ingenues of the 1960s specializing in musical comedy, return to Feinstein's/54 Below with their joint cabaret act, Sin Twisters, Too! Throughout the evening, the Broadway vets share hilarious and intimate stories from their many years of experience in show business. Tickets from $35; 7 PM.

Thursday, March 3: Singer and songwriter Carol Lipnik makes her Joe's Pub solo debut in celebration of her latest album, Almost Back To Normal. The acclaimed songstress brings her unique mix of folk music and art song to the cabaret medium. Tickets $16; 7 PM.

Friday, March 4: Broadway vet Christine Andreas, whose credits include La Cage aux Folles, Oklahoma! and My Fair Lady, takes to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below with her solo show, Cafe Society. The glamorous evening is inspired by some of the greatest voices in show business: Ella Fitzgerald, June Christy and Barbra Streisand. Also March 5. Tickets $50; 7 PM.

Rita Wilson
Rita Wilson

Saturday, March 5: Don't miss Rita Wilson's final performance at the Cafe Carlyle, ending her solo run at the uptown concert venue. The musician, actress and producer returned to the Carlyle with a residency that highlights her first original collection of songs. Tickets from $80; 8:45 and 10:45 PM.

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