Lampkin Music Group presents an encore performance of "Charles West…Feeling Good!" starring Charles West at the Metropolitan Room. Street, NY. Monday, March 12th at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $20.00 with a two drink minimum. There is a $5.00 discount for MAC members.RSVP at (212)206-0440.
Having just appeared at the Cabaret Hotline Party at Laurie Beechman Theater on Feb 29th, and a special appearance in January's Broadway on 22nd Street produced by Joseph Macchia, and "The After Party for Von Freeman" at Iridium Jazz Club , Charles returns for his Metropolitan Room debut with this well received show. Songs include "I See Your Face Before Me" " Try to Remember" and "Butterfly".
Charles is currently standby for El Gallo in the NYC production of The Fantasticks. He appeared on Broadway in The Scarlet Pimpernel, and Cyrano, the Musical and played Chris in the 1st National tour of Miss Saigon. Other credits include: the concert production of Show Boat at Carnegie Hall; appearing as Emile in South Pacific, Freddy in My Fair Lady and Tony in a European tour of West Side Story. Recently, Charles has appeared with John Anthony Gilvey, author of the recent book, Jerry Orbach, Prince of the City: His Way from The Fantasticks to Law & Order at Borders, while also appearing as a guest on The Johnny Mandolin Show on radio.
Music Direction by Steven Ray Watkins; Direction by Mark Hawbecker; Musical Arrangements by Steven Ray Watkins and Charles West and Written by Mark Hawbecker and Charles West,
Steven Ray Watkins, Musical Director/Arranger, is well known for his work with stars a Patti LuPone, Karen Mason, Amanda McBroom, Beyonce, Hugh Jackman and Alexandra Billings. Steven is the winner of 2 Bistro Awards and 3 Mac Awards.
Mark Hawbecker, Director/Writer, Recent theatrical work includes the role of Pirelli in Sweeney Todd; appearing at the birthday celebration for icon Stephen Sondheim; sharing stages with Marilyn Horne, Kaye Ballard and Alice Ripley; and many appearances in Midwest nightclubs. Mark met Charles while both were living in Chicago. Their working relationship began with a parody lyric Mark wrote especially for West to use in his cabaret appearances.
Lampkin Music Group has presented concerts/cabarets cross country, featuring: Tony winners Donna McKechnie, Alice Ripley and Hinton Battle, Joanie Pallatto, Bradley Parker Sparrow, Sheila Jordan, Bob Dorough, Alexandra Billings, Karen Mason, Suzanne Palmer, Martha Lorin, Linda Clifford, Spider Saloff and Billy Stritch to name a few.