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Lori Wilner and Friends

November 16, 2018
8:00 PM


Lori Wilner, Broadway veteran actress and chanteuse, will be joined by Rosendale royalty Ken McGloin, Jim Curtin and Daryl Kojak, for an evening of jazz, theater and folk music. Back from their sold-out evening in June, Lori and friends will take you on a diverse and fabulous musical journey, culling from rich roots in Broadway, jazz and international music.

Lori has had a rich and interesting career in the theater, working with theater artists including Harry Connick, Jr, Jessie Mueller, Natalie Portman, Linda Lavin, Harvey Fierstein, Andrea Martin, George Hearn, Rosie O’Donnell, Richard Dreyfuss, Laurie Metcalf, Tom Wopat, Jeff Goldblum, Topol and others. She will be weaving anecdotes from these experiences, along with songs and standards she has picked up along the way.

Lori is the proud recipient of the DramaLogue Award, Charles Bowden Award, The Henry Award, the Goldy, and a Drama Desk Nomination for Outstanding Solo Show. 

Daryl Kojak, pianist, arranger, producer, musical director, composer and songwriter, is honored to have worked with a long list of talent, including Robin Williams, Billy Crystal, Phoebe Snow, Ben Vereen, Sheila Jordan. Michael Feinstein, Jane Monheit, Cheryl Bentyne, Kristin Chenoweth, Vicki Sue Robinson, George Coleman, Randy Brecker, Sheldon Harnick, Sandra Bernhard, Mary Testa, Rita Rudner, Richard Belzer, Tiny Tim, Sherie Rene Scott, Catherine Russell, Laurie Krauz, Heather Mac Rae, Stephanie Pope, Kurt Elling, Dee Dee Bridgewater, and a whole bunch of others.
Daryl has composed and scored music for film, television, stage, artist recordings and video games, and has been honored with The Bistro Award for Outstanding Musical Director; The Caribbean Gospel Music Award for Top Gospel Arranger; The MAC Award for Best Jazz Group; and with Laurie Krauz, The Bistro Award for Outstanding Theme Show for Tapestry Rewoven.
Daryl’s notating and engraving work includes Boston Pops (for Robert Rines) and The Scottsdale Philharmonic Orchestra (for Byron Olson.)

“Lori is a consummate actress, to the least grimace or shadow of a smile.” – the New York Times.

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