Broadway Magic: Then & NowSunday November 1, 2020
12:00 AM until 11:55 PM
Runtime: 1 hour. Available daily till Dec. 12, 2020 (This is a recorded performace video)
Registration is not required for this event.
Songs with the musical magic that can only come from a legendary Broadway show. Be entertained with the old “razzle dazzle” and over 23 Broadway gems. Rated A+ in audience satisfaction with songs from “Annie”, “Cabaret”, “Beautiful”, “Gypsy”, “Beauty & the Beast”, “The Producers”, “Hello Dolly” and more.
Featuring Francine Evans singing, Joel Zelnik on Piano.
Please click on this link to watch: https://youtu.be/_5m2SoCHswA
Francine Evans & Joel Zelnik
Francine Evans is a singer, pianist, guitarist, songwriter and theatrical producer with a lifetime of experience in all styles of music. Having taught herself piano in two hands at the age of 3, Francine has produced over 100 shows including NYC’s, ‘DESTINATION: Las Vegas”. Leonard Bernstein was a fan of her eclectic musical style as was Peter Schikele (PDQ Bach). She has performed with her big band in just about every major hotel ballroom in NYC and has appeared in cabaret clubs and folk venues on both the east and west coasts. She holds an M.A. from Montclair State University, and has performed in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece.
Jazz great Dr. Billy Taylor, was the first to give air play to Joel’s first jazz album, “MOVE”, which was reissued in Japan. A contemporary of Bill Evans, Joel has entertained 5 presidents, is a pianist/bandleader for thousands of events, and has performed at concert venues in New York, Atlantic City, Las Vegas, Japan and Greece. NYC venues include: Windows On The World and The Rainbow Room. He has recorded four CD’s and holds a B.A. from New Jersey City University and an M.A. from Rutgers University. His latest recording, “Live At Steinway Piano Gallery” was released in Japan and the U.S.
‘LAS VEGAS LEGENDS” was conceived by and stars Francine and Joel and ran for 5 months Off-Off Broadway. Francine and Joel were competitors of television’s “America’s Got Talent”. They participated in the Guinness World Record Longest Variety Show at the “Metropolitan Room” NYC. Together, they perform over 125 engagements annually.
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