Italy and Neal Sedaka
Some really special forms of entertainment are coming up starting this weekend.
Saturday and Sunday evening at 7 PM EDT you can enjoy the music of Neil Sedaka.
Presented by Robert R. Blume/Steppin’ Forward Entertainment and Pat LaBez, the concert of Sedaka songs will feature performances by 17 artists, with an introductory message by Neil Sedaka himself.
The show hosted by Krystin Goodwin will benefit the Actors Fund Covid-19 relief efforts.
To watch this talent-packed concert go to www.Broadwayworld.com. It can also be viewed on YouTube and Facebook Live. The concert will run again on June 25 at 10 PM EDT.
Go to www.steppinforwardnyc.com for more information
To donate to the Actors Fund during the concert: www.actorsfund.org/stepforward
To satisfy our longing to travel far and wide and also learn about some amazing wines, join a tour to Sicily, conducted live and virtually on Thursday June 25 at 11 AM EDT. Presented by Authentic Italy, you will experience a breathtaking tour of one of the most fascinating regions of Italy. You can pre-order your wines to enjoy during (may be a bit too early in the day) or after you have been inspired by the experts and the tour. Gary Portuesi of Authentic Italy will be joined by culinary guru Sal Rizzo, wine expert Anthony Giglio and Sicilian native and tour guide Peppe Mendola. You must reserve! Register for this free event. For more information about the specialty tour company visit http://authenticitaly.com
Moliere in the Park, a fairly new theatre company presenting free theatre in Prospect Park, has moved forward with producing plays by the French master and will present Tartuffe Online, co-presented with the French Institute Alliance Francaise. This free live performance, starring Raul Esparza and Samira Wiley, will stream live with two performances June 27 at 2 pm and 7 pm. Tartuffe Online is directed by Lucie Tiberghien with translation by Pulitzer Prize winner Richard Wilbur. For more information and to register to view the event: https://www.moliereinthepark.org/tartuffe-online
Some fabulous ways to enjoy theatre, music, food and wine, all from the comfort of your home!
To hear conversations with the people behind these companies and more, listen to “Bagels and Broadway with Valerie Smaldone” Saturday morning from 9:05-10 on WNYM (am970), online, Alexa and podcast, following the airing of the show.