Big Band Musical Babalu-cy: The Art of Desi Arnaz Off-Broadway
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The last date listed for Babalu-cy was Sunday November 23, 2008 / 3:00pm.
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2008 Backstage Bistro Award Winner
“Greg Purnagen is simply ‘delicioso.’” —Cabaret Scenes
“Too good to miss.” —Cabaret Exchange
“Purnhagen showed a wickedly deft comic side with his antics, dance moves, straw hat and some terrific patter. Backed by a ‘smoking hot’ 7 piece Latin Band, the audience was quickly involved with a lot of clapping and foot stomping to the incessant beat of another era.” —After Dark
Greg Purnhagen, a classically-trained singer, along with his long-time musical director, David Cook, has created several well-received shows at clubs in New York, As a cast member of Rendezvous – An Evening With Piaf, Brel, Aznavour& Friends (2008 MAC Nominee), he appeared at Feinstein’s at Loews Regency & the Metropolitan Room.
Babalu-cy – the Art of Desi Arnaz, debuted at the Metropolitan Room in July 2007, winning a 2008 Back Stage Bistro Award for “Best Theme Show.” In addition, Purnhagen has toured extensively in the US, Europe, the Far East, Australia & Russia, working with such avant-garde luminaries as Philip Glass, Mary Zimmerman, Robert Wilson, Meredith Monk & John Kelly.