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In Residence on Broadway presents Barry Manilow
Manilow Broadway is set to play the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre from July 26 through August 17, 2019.
Grammy, Tony and Emmy Award-winning music legend Barry Manilow is headed to the Great White Way! The beloved singer-songwriter will play an exclusive 17-date limited engagement, simply titled Manilow Broadway, at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre as part of the 2019 In Residence on Broadway series from July 26 through August 17, 2019.
Mr. Manilow commented: “I am thrilled to be returning to my hometown of New York City and performing once again on Broadway. It holds a very special place in my heart.”
Synopsis: "Manilow Broadway promises an evening of nonstop Top 40 Hits and surprises from his extensive catalog of music ranging from pop, to Broadway, Jazz, and adult contemporary."
Barry Manilow previously made his Broadway debut in December 1976, receiving a Special Tony Award in 1977 for his efforts. He would return to play the Gershwin Theatre in 1989 and, more recently, the St. James Theatre in 2013, for two sold out 8-week engagements.
His greatest hits include the Grammy Award-winning song "Copacabana," as well as the likes of "Can't Smile Without You," "I Write the Songs," "Daybreak," "Even Now," "Hang On," and "Mandy."
The In Residence on Broadway 2019 series kicked off with Morrissey (from May 2 to May 11), and continues tonight with Yanni (though June 2). The line-up also includes Mel Brooks (June 17 and June 18), Regina Spektor (from June 20 to June 26), and Criss Angel (from July 2 to July 7).
In Residence on Broadway is produced by Live Nation, The Arca Group and EBG (Entertainment Benefits Group).
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