Helen's Hideaway Room

Todays Date: 12/15/19
Last Update: 09/12/12 01:05:35 PM

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Carol Channing in Concert - Starring Richard Skipper  | Open: 06/05/06 Close: 07/05/06
This fast moving 90 minute production is filled with singing, dancing, chorus boys and comedy that will take you back to yesteryear! Staring Richard Skipper as Carol Channing
Jeanne Macdonald  | Open: 04/01/06 Close: 05/06/06
Jeanne MacDonald presents an emotionally satisfying show that manages to weave together music from a broad range of styles, time periods and composers, including Peggy Lee, Paul Simon, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Cole Porter, Dar Williams, Stevie Wonder, Irving Berlin and Rick Jensen.
Step Right Up  | Open: 04/05/06 Close: 04/17/06
A Cabaret Show
Russ Lorenson's A Little Travelin' Music  | Open: 04/15/06 Close: 04/16/06
In "Russ Lorenson's A Little Travelin' Music", a program of jazz standards and obscure Broadway gems, Lorenson takes audiences on a musical journey through his life via the great standards of the 20th century. Featuring songs by composers such as Cole Porter, George and Ira Gershwin, Johnny Mercer and Cy Coleman, Lorenson tells the story of a 15-year odyssey—how he went from being a full-time performer to a high-tech executive with a million-mile travel schedule, and back again to the stage. Backed by the renowned Kelly Park Jazz Trio, audiences will travel with Russ on wings of song—from London to Chicago, Paris to New York, and from Rome to San Francisco.
TERRELL BAKER: OUT to be discovered  | Open: 03/19/06 Close: 03/26/06
In this hour-long show Terrell Baker charts his musical career from its roots in the Pentecostal church to working as an out gay performer in the cabarets of New York City. Blending soul, R&B, and Broadway songs, this autobiographical mini-musical touches every emotional base from humor to pathos in this journey of self discovery—and discovery by others.
Specific Overtures  | Open: 02/11/06 Close: 03/18/06
Multiple award winning actor/singer Miles Phillips brings his critically acclaimed hit show to Helen's for two special performances this spring. "Specific Overtures" is an exploration of life's "stepping off" points—moments of trust and reaching out that are integral to the human experiences of friendship, love and faith. The song list features an range of material from showtunes and standards to pop and rock. All of it presented in Miles' inimitably warm, breezy, yet passionate and fiercely intelligent style. For more information see www.milesphillips.com
Neva Small  | Open: 02/23/06 Close: 02/26/06
Acclaimed vocalist Neva Small's rich, three-octave voice has been enjoyed by live audiences in theaters and concert halls across America. Her first solo album My Place in the World marks a musical turning point, the culminating achievement of a distinguished career in musical theater, introducing her original talent to the world of recorded music. The CD is a compilation of the songs that brought Neva to this new juncture in her artistic life. Culled from the scores of Fiddler on the Roof, the movie musical that introduced Neva's singing voice as a teen, Mass by Leonard Bernstein her star vehicle, Bob Merrill's The Prince of Grand Street, these songs reveal Neva's singular place in the world of music.
Baby Jane Dexter in "Time Travel"  | Open: 01/06/06 Close: 01/28/06
In the new show, Miss Dexter shares the life she has lived from her young beginnings at the legendary Reno Sweeney, through a triumphant new beginning in 1991 when she returned to and continues to this day full-time performing to world-wide raves. Through profound interpretations of songs by the likes of: Harold Arlen, Sammy Cahn, Tom Waits, Irma Thomas, Abbey Lincoln, and Clint Black, she shares the results of her diverse and exciting career.

Musical Director: Ross Patterson

A Little Traveling Music  | Open: 12/09/05 Close: 01/19/06
A Little Traveling Music is a comical two-man song-and-dance show that harkens back to the music and humor of the vaudeville era, full of surprises and downright silliness. Reminiscent of the old Hope and Crosby "road pictures," this quick-witted revue follows two con-men posing as a musical act to hide out from their latest scam. A Little Traveling Music features songs originally sung by the likes of Bert Lahr, The Andrews Sisters, Bob Hope, Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye.
Edie  | Open: 01/12/06 Close: 01/19/06
Voted New York City's Best Drag Queen by the readers of New York's largest gay publication (HX Magazine Award), Best Dance Artist—two years in a row—by her peers at the Glammy Awards (the Oscars of New York Drag) and Entertainer of the Year (Glammy Award) Edie returns to the New York stage after a long absence.

Edie mixes standards with her unique 1960s Go-Go feel. She'll high-kick her way through this all-singing, all-dancing hour of fun that includes original songs from her recent Off-Broadway show Legs! and true tales of her adventures across the country as a traveling showgirl. This will be the last chance to see Edie before she begins rehearsals for the Broadway revival of The Threepenny Opera starring Alan Cumming.

Julie Wilson  | Open: 12/12/05 Close: 12/21/05
A new cabaret show by Julie Wilson
A 3 Tenors Christmas  | Open: 12/06/05 Close: 12/11/05
Bill Brooks, Edd Clark and Steven Tharp kick off the holiday season with A THREE TENOR CHRISTMAS.

A THREE TENOR CHRISTMAS is a brand new show with sparkling new arrangements by musical director Paul Stephan, and it is guaranteed to put you in the holiday mood. The show is filled with familiar holiday songs such as "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas", "O Holy Night", and "Winter Wonderland" that bring back fond memories and warm holiday feelings, and humorous songs such as "Goin' on a Date With Santa", and "The Merry Christmas Polka" that are certain to fill you with holiday cheer.

The trio returns to Helen's after a successful two month summer run of their 2005 Bistro Award (Best Musical Comedy Act) winning show, "Three Tenors in Search of an Act".