Tomatoes Got Talent #7 – Tickets Now On Sale

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We have rescheduled the talent show for Monday June 29. Tickets are now available.

Hosted by Randie Levine Miller

Musical Director Paul Chamlin


Tomatoes Got Talent #7 - Tickets Now On Sale
Co-producers Cheryl Benton and Randie Levine-Miller

We are thrilled to present our 7th Tomatoes Got Talent show which showcases the talents of women over 40, who do not earn their living with their talents. Many started out as professionals and segued into other careers – we’ve had doctors, teachers, social workers, paralegals – who step onto the stage and become super stars. Several of our talented alumni now have their own cabaret shows and several have been nominated for and or won MAC awards. Who will win this year’s Tomatoes Got Talent? Get your tickets now!

Our Esteemed Judges

Tomatoes Got Talent #7 - Tickets Now On Sale
Donna McKechnie, Lee Roy Reams, Roma Torre (see details below.)

Meet Our 12 Finalists!

This a wonderful accomplished group of women with real day jobs, or who retired from real day jobs, who also happen to be very talented!

In order of their video performances:

Jean Marcley has been blind for over 60 years and loves doing standup. She also conducts workshops on self-esteem and teaches line dancing.

Susan Madon is a non-profit management consultant and works with charities to help them reach their missions. She loves to sing and perform.

Carol Barnett recently retired after 45 years of being a chef at Royal Rib House a restaurant owned by her family. She was a Senior Ms. America NY runner up. She loves karaoke.

Shana Kahn is a fashionista for works in production development for Ralph Lauren.  She loves to sing cabaret. She says as a performer she’s Bette Midler meets RuPaul.

Susie Clausen has been a businesswoman and a mother for most of her life, and for the first time, four years ago she found herself with more time and decided to learn to play the saxophone and took voice lessons too.  

Leyla Zaloutskaya works in global IT training for the United Nations. She always wanted to be a singer and performer and now she wants to turn that dream into a reality.

Deana Monaco is a legal assistant at Morgan Stanley where she has worked for 24 years. But it is singing that feeds her soul and she loves cabaret and community theater.

Judith George owns her own video production company. She started doing standup comedy a few years ago and stopped for a while, but now she wants to get back on stage.

Kara Masciangelo has worked for many years at the Federal Reserve Bank but says she is a vaudevillian at heart. She loves to perform cabaret.

Karen Fitzgerald is a life coach and public speaking coach.  She moved to NYC from New Hampshire 16 years ago where she was involved in theater groups. She missed singing and being on stage and is excited to be back on a stage.

Robin Lyon-Gardiner is a full-time real estate broker who is a former Broadway Baby. She gave up her career 15 years ago after a divorce to focus on raising her kids.  Now she is getting back to what she loves.

Lisa Kerr is a risk manager by day with a major corporation, but her passion is singing. She is returning to singing post marriage and children and has been taking singing lessons along with piano and ukulele.

Get Your Tickets Now!

This event sells out every year.

Date: Monday June 29, from 7 to 9 PM

Venue: The Triad, 158 W 72nd St., NYC

Tickets: $35 (+ 2 drink minimum required by venue)

Note: In the unlikely event that show is rescheduled and you cannot make the new date, your money will be fully refunded.

Tomatoes Got Talent #7 - Tickets Now On Sale

Our Esteemed Judges

Tomatoes Got Talent #7 - Tickets Now On Sale
Donna McKechnie, Lee Roy Reams, Roma Torre

Donna McKechnie is a musical theater dancer, singer, actress, and choreographer. She was the original Cassie in the musical A Chorus Line and earned the Best Actress Tony Award for her performance in 1976.

Lee Roy Reams, Broadway’s song and dance man is also a choreographer, and director. Tony nominated for 42nd Street, he has also appeared in other mega hits including Hello Dolly, La Cage aux Folles, and Beauty and the Beast.

Roma Torre, a two-time Emmy® recipient and more than 30 other awards, is celebrating her 26th anniversary at NY1, New York’s popular cable news channel, where she is an anchor and theater critic.

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