Liza's at The Palace....
Liza 's at The Palace .... is the title of a stage program of the U.S. singer and actress Liza Minnelli. The variety show was running on 3 December 2008 to 4 January 2009 at the Palace Theatre of New York's Broadway. Even before its inception played a Minnelli an eponymous show -cast double album, released on 3 February 2009 on the market. In November 2009 Liza Minnelli's performance of this show in Las Vegas aired on several regional television stations.
- 2.1 Track List
- 2.2 reception
- 2.3 Awards
The stage show
Liza 's at The Palace .... was performed in two acts. For the staging and choreography Ron Lewis was responsible; Liza Minnelli was doing vocals and dance by four young men accompanied Cortes Alexander, Jim Caruso, Tiger Martina and Johnny Rodgers. Parts of the concert program were her godmother Kay Thompson late in 1998 dedicated to the had come out to her time as a versatile author, composer, musician and actress. Great emphasis was also put back on Minnelli's favored musical duo John Kander and Fred Ebb, which a number of popular songs were also included in the show. Was created Liza 's at The Palace .... as a kind of recovery and at the same time honoring old vaudeville traditions in the sense Kay Thompson.
- Drama Desk Special Award for Liza Minnelli as " popular American musical theater icon," for her " permanently excellent career " and for their " brilliant performance " in this stage show
- Independent Theatre Reviewers Association Award for " Best Female Stage Performance"
- Tony Award for "Best Theatrical Event"
Liza 's at The Palace .... was also nominated for the Drama League Award and in the category "Outstanding Musical" for a regular Drama Desk Award.
Liza Minnelli, Johnny Rodgers, Cortes Alexander, Jim Caruso, Tiger Martina
Disc 1 (corresponding to Act 1 )
Disc 2 (corresponding to Act 2 )
Was not recorded for the album, written by Irving Kahal and Sammy Fain song I'll Be Seing You, however, he was later part of the concert.
Liza 's at The Palace .... debuted at number 42 on the Billboard Independent Albums chart and reached # 3 on the Top -Cast album charts, but remained the mass commercial success away and did not make it into the Billboard album charts.
William Ruhlmann, profiled music critic, says that the title of Liza 's at The Palace .... listen, as if it were a live album, actually got him the note " was added to the Legacy Recording Studios, NYC " pleasantly surprised. The 62 -year-old Liza Minnelli would have done well: They certainly prove as an entertainer and dancer on stage still energy, but the way in quiet - their somewhat fragile voice controlling - first record the album way, had been better.
The album itself was varied, nostalgic, clubs own signature songs like Maybe This Time with old jazzy, comedic songs such as If You Had not, But You Did. Overall, it reminded both of the great successes of Judy Garland, Liza Minnelli's mother, who had several guest appearances in the 1950s at the Palace Theatre, - united in their song Palace Medley - as of course to old vaudeville traditions in smoky nightclub - style Kay Thompson. Liza Minnelli was here in their element and pay tribute to a tribute to the "Golden Age " of classical entertainment world.