Barry Manilow on Broadway
New York, NY – It was announced today that Grammy® Award-winning superstar Barry Manilow’s hometown concert event, MANILOW ON BROADWAY, has implemented a $20 rush ticket policy. A limited number of rush tickets will be reserved for every performance for same-day sales. These rush tickets will be available only at the St. James Theatre Box Office (246 West 44th Street) beginning at 10:00 a.m. on the day of the performance. Rush tickets will provided on a first come, first served basis and are limited to two tickets per customer.
MANILOW ON BROADWAY begins its limited Broadway engagement tomorrow evening, Friday, January 18, 2013, at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, January 24, 2013. The production recently added two additional weeks of performances and will now play through Saturday, February 23, 2013.
With worldwide sales of more than 80 million records, success is a benchmark in popular music. Rolling Stone crowned him “a giant among entertainers… the showman of our generation,” and Frank Sinatra summed up Manilow best when Ol’ Blue Eyes told the British press, “He’s next.” He currently has 50 Top 40 hits. And now, Manilow is returning to the place where it all began, his hometown, New York City, with a new concert series on Broadway – marking his return to The Great White Way for the first time in more than two decades with MANILOW ON BROADWAY.
Manilow’s roots remain in his native Brooklyn, where music was an integral part of his life. By the age of seven, he was taking accordion lessons and playing on a neighbor’s piano. Choosing a career in music while still in his teens, he attended New York College of Music and the Juilliard School of Music while working in the mailroom at CBS. He subsequently became musical director for a CBS show named “Callback” (the predecessor to “American Idol”) which led to a lucrative sideline on New York’s advertising jingle circuit.
Since then, Manilow has been ranked as the top Adult Contemporary chart artist of all time, according to R&R (Radio & Records), with no less than 25 consecutive Top 40 hits on the Billboard Hot 100 between 1975 and 1983. The list includes all-time favorites that Manilow still sings today: “Mandy,” “It’s A Miracle,” “Could It Be Magic,” “I Write the Songs,” “Tryin’ To Get the Feeling Again,” “This One’s For You,” “Weekend In New England,” “Looks Like We Made It,” “Can’t Smile Without You,” “Even Now,” and the Grammy Award-winning “Copacabana (At the Copa).” Manilow’s Broadway show is destined to be as legendary as the man himself.
Tickets, ranging in price from $50 to $350, are now on sale. For tickets, please visit www.ManilowOnBroadway.com or call (212) 239-6200 / (800) 432-7250. Barry Manilow Fan Club tickets are available now at www.manilow.com and by calling (310) 957-5788. Citi® cardmembers will have access to preferred tickets and exclusive VIP packages through Citi’s Private Pass® program (details at www.citiprivatepass.com).
MANILOW ON BROADWAY will play the following weekly performance schedule: Tuesday at 7:00 p.m.,Wednesday at 7:00 p.m., Thursday at 8:00 p.m., Friday at 8:00 p.m., and Saturday at 8:00 p.m.
MANILOW ON BROADWAY
is presented by Jujamcyn Theaters and STILETTO Entertainment.