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The Reg Lenna Center For The Arts
Reg Lenna Center for The Arts is inviting audiences to an afternoon of New York City-style cabaret on Sunday, October 1 at 2 p.m. when stage and screen veteran Pamela Shaw performs “Naughty.”
Fresh from her run at this year’s Edinburgh Festival Fringe’s 70th Anniversary year, the cabaret performer launches her spirited child from within in this live performance. Bringing a sassy irreverence to The Reg stage, this wicked and funny new show – whose title comes from Tim Minchin’s song from the Broadway musical “Matilda” – includes a variety of songs by John Lennon, Paul McCartney, Rickie Lee Jones and Amanda McBroom (“The Rose”) fused together with pop, blues and contemporary Broadway.
Joining Pamela onstage will be the suitably suave, smooth Ian Herman on keys. The New York Daily News wrote that “Pamela Shaw will sing her way into your heart.” This performance of “Naughty” will serve as a preview for an eventual run in New York City.
In a departure from the usual seating arrangement during live performances, the audience will be seated onstage with the performers in a recreation of a small cabaret. Marketing Director Len Barry says, “We’re bringing big city entertainment to the stage for a small city price.” Brunch lovers will be able to purchase beer and wine cocktails stageside including mimosas, cheladas, and festive fall ciders.
Pamela Shaw is a film, television and stage actress having appeared in “Swingers” (her movie debut with Vince Vaughn), the musical film “Lucky Stiff” (with Jason Alexander and Dennis Farina), and in NBC’s “Lipstick Jungle”. She recently appeared in Craig Lucas’ “Three Tales of Life and Death” at 59 East 59th theater in New York City. Accompanist Ian Herman – a Manhattan School of Music graduate – is an award winning pianist. He was the vocal coach for the Broadway revival of “Grease” and includes “Jelly’s Last Jam” and The Who’s “Tommy” among his credits.
Admission to “Naughty” is $20. For more information visit reglenna.com or call 716-484-7070. The Reg Lenna Center for The Arts is located at 116 E. 3rd St. in Jamestown, NY. The box office is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.