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196 Star Starred
Metropolitan Room
Between 5th and 6th Avenues 34 West 22nd Street New York City, NY 10010
212-206-0440
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3 stars
A lovely way to start a Sunday in NY. Recommend walking to the Ruben Museum on 17th Street after this venue..another great place for culture.
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Sunday in NY is great for street parking…we recommend.
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Barbara Brussell Performs "Brilliance from on High...Born in the Bronx"
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Winner of the 2008 MAC Award for Major Artist.

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To mark the 100th year of The Grand Concourse (in the Bronx), artistic director, Andrew Apel, along with Cabaret’s Crown prince, Steve Ross, have created a cabaret series, celebrating the centennial, by singing not only the songs of, but the praises of the artists “Born in the Bronx.” They have even commissioned a new song, in honor of the Grand Concourse, written by Ray Jessel (born in the Bronx of Great Britain … Wales.)

There are giants “from them there hills” of our Great American Songbook and artistic heritage: Adolph Green, Cy Coleman, Fred Ebb, Chalres Strouse, Billy Joel, Carly Simon, Lucy Simon, Laura Nyro, Dion, Edgar Allen Poe, Neil Simon, Carl Reiner, Rob Reiner, Anne Bancroft, Jerry Orbach, Mae Questel, Bernard Herrmann, Robert Klein, Calvin Klein, Charles Nelson Reilly… and more.