Monday, March 28: My Fair Lady fans will want to make their to The Town Hall for the latest in the Broadway by the Year series, celebrating the best musicals of the 1950’s. Performers include Karen Akers, Jill Paice and Marilyn Maye. Tickets $50; 8 PM.
Alternatively, head downtown to Joe’s Pub to celebrate the release of Shaina Taub’s album, Visitors. The Old Hats star and composer is a collaborator on a host of interesting projects at the moment including the Public Theater’s upcoming Twelfth Night in Central Park. Tickets $20; 9 PM.
Wednesday, March 30: Hear Carol Woods’ famous rendition of “Let It Be” by the Beatles – performed at the 50th Annual Grammy Awards – live onstage at Feinstein's/54 Below. The Broadway powerhouse takes to stage for an evening of soul, gospel, blues and Broadway tunes. Tickets from $25; 9:30 PM.
Thursday, March 31: The unexpected death of David Bowie has turned his previously-planned Carnegie Hall tribute concert into a memorial event not to be missed. The line-up of performers includes Cyndi Lauper, Jakob Dylan, Bettye LaVette and The Roots. Ticket prices vary; 8 PM.
Couldn’t get a ticket to the Bowie tribute? Mix things up with a little comedy instead. Comedian Catie Lazarus returns to Joe's Pub with her acclaimed show, Employee of the Month. Included among her guests this week are Justin Vivian Bond and The Wire creator David Simon. Tickets $20; 9:30 PM.
Friday, April 1: Tony-nominated actress Melissa Errico takes to the stage at Feinstein's/54 Below with her solo show, Funny! I’m A Woman With Children, exploring the ins and outs of marriage and motherhood. The acoustic evening features songs from Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Lerner and Loewe, and more. Also running April 2. Tickets from $35; 7 PM.
Saturday, April 2: Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Steven Page concludes his debut concert run at Café Carlyle: Steven Page – Heal Thyself: Past, Present and Future. As well as featuring songs from his new album, the evening celebrates his 20-year career. Tickets from $80; 8:45 PM.
Sunday, April 3: Tickets to Gad Elmaleh’s show, Oh My Gad, at Joe’s Pub have been selling like hot cakes. If you’re lucky enough to score one, don’t miss this European comedian’s brilliant new stand-up show. Tickets from $25; 7 PM and 9 PM.