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Harry Connick, Jr adds two extra perf's to Broadway concert

Grammy and Emmy Award winner, Tony Award nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Harry Connick, Jr. has added two extra performances to his show Harry Connick, Jr. In Concert on Broadway, which will now play 13 performances.

Harry Connick, Jr. In Concert on Broadway, which will begin performances 15 Jul 2010 at the Neil Simon Theatre for a limited engagement will now run through to 29 Jul 2010.

The show is presented by James L. Nederlander and Broadway Across America.

Harry Connick, Jr. first reached a mass audience as a pianist, singer and bandleader, his subsequent success in film, television and theatre have secured his place in the public eye as a versatile entertainer, garnering him three Grammy Awards and an Emmy Award, as well as two Tony Award nominations.

Harry Connick, Jr. made his Broadway debut with bis sold-out concert series at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in 1990. He won Tony nominations for his performance in 'The Pajama Game' and his music and lyrics in 'Thou Shalt Not.'

Harry Connick, Jr has recorded over 24 albums which have garnered sales of over 25 million, and is ranked among the top best-selling male artists in the United States by the Recording Industry Association of America. His most recent album, "Your Songs," was released on Columbia Records in 2009, featuring Harry Connick, Jr's versions of 14 classic popular songs. Film credits include "Memphis Belle," "Little Man Tate," "Copycat," "Independence Day," "Hope Floats," "My Dog Skip," "The Iron Giant," "The Simian Line," "P.S., I Love You," "New in Town," "Mickey," "Bug," and "Living Proof." Connick has contributed music to several films including "When Harry Met Sally" (leading to his first multiplatinum album), "The Godfather III" and "Sleepless in Seattle."

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