CG: Jamie deRoy Hosts Special Edition Of JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS In NYC 7/27 (City Guide Magazine)

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CG: Jamie deRoy Hosts Special Edition Of JAMIE DEROY & FRIENDS In NYC 7/27

July 25, 2011 - by NYC News Desk

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Jamie deRoy will kick off the record-setting 21st Anniversary Season of her multi MAC Award-winning variety show, "Jamie deRoy & friends," with a special edition of her special show on Wednesday, July 27th at 7pm.

Joining Jamie at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street, are these exciting performers:

The actress/singer/dancer (shows on the West End and Broadway) Helen Anker, playing an eclectic mix of folk-rock; the West End's prince of cabaret and stage, singer Andrew Halliday; MAC Award-winning guitarist Sean Harkness; MAC Award-winning composer/lyricist/performer Mary Liz McNamara; and Emmy Award-winning comedian Kevin Meaney. The award-winning director Barry Kleinbort will stage the evening and Christopher Denny will serve as music director.

The colorful cabaret series, which has been thrilling New York City audiences for the past 20 years and serves as the basis for deRoy's award-winning cable television show, spotlights a wide variety of well-known entertainers and newcomers lighting up the cabaret, theater, and comedy worlds.

Jamie deRoy has won eight MAC Awards, four Bistro Awards, and ten Telly Awards. Jamie has appeared onstage with Joan Rivers and has headlined at many of New York's major clubs. She has produced eight CDs in the Jamie deRoy & friends series on Harbinger and PS Classics labels.

Her extensive theatre producing credits include the current Broadway productions "Mother F**ker with a Hat," "Catch Me If You Can," and "The Addams Family."

"Jamie deRoy & friends" performs one night only, Wednesday July 27 at 7pm, at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street (between 5th & 6th Avenues). There is a $25 music charge and a two-drink minimum. For reservations call 212/206-0440 or to order online visit www.metropolitanroom.com.

Photo Credit: Walter McBride/WM Photos

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