The Week Ahead . . . Sept. 18-24

Inside Track   The Week Ahead . . . Sept. 18-24
Neil Patrick Harris will dust off his tux this weekend to host the Emmy Awards. I have no doubt Neil will once again hit it out of the park! Break a leg!

Plus, a jazzy side of Secada...Karaoke under the stars...and Aretha has entered the building! 


Friday, September 18
GO?If last night's Divas Live concert got you jonesing for more divaliciousness, head over to Radio City Music Hall tonight where Her Holiness of Diva, Aretha Franklin, will perform (8pm, Radio City Music Hall, 1260 Avenue of the Americas and 50th street, tickets)



Saturday, September 19
GO? Jon Secada will be wrapping up his engagement at Feinstein’s this Saturday. No stranger to the Broadway stage, Secada starred in shows like Cabaret and Grease. The Grammy Award winner will perform songs off his new jazz album that boasts a collection of standards and Secada hits. (Feinstein’s at the Loews Regency, 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street, for tickets call 212-339-4095, info)

Sunday, September 20
WATCH? Following his wildly successful stint as host of the Tony Awards, Neil Patrick Harris will host the 61st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this Sunday. (8/7pmC on CBS)


Monday, September 21
GO? Nine-time Tony Award winner Tommy Tune will bring his autobiographical musical, Steps in Time, to New York’s Gerald Lynch Theatre at John Jay College for a one-night-only benefit for Friends In Deed. (8pm, Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 899 Tenth Avenue, tickets)



Tuesday, September 22
GO? Kerry Butler, a Tony nominee for her work in Xanadu, will trade her roller-skates for hairspray when she assumes the role of Sherrie in Broadway’s ode to the 80’s Rock of Ages (Brooks Atkinson Theatre, 256 West 47th Street, tickets)

Thursday, September 24
GO? This Thursday, the Broadway League will continue their Back2Broadway month with an evening of open-air karaoke. If you’re one of the millions of people who has always dreamed of singing on Broadway ( ME), come to Duffy Square on Thursday, step up to the mic and actually get to sing on Broadway! (5-6pm, sign-up begins at 4pm, Duffy Square, Broadway and 7th Avenue between 46th and 47th Streets, info)

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