Concert and recording artist Maxine Linehan breaks new ground with a unique, lyrically-driven orchestral show devoted to the work of the world-famous band U2. Beginning September 15 at NYC’s Feinstein’s / 54 Below, One: The Songs of U2 begins a series of monthly shows, all at 9:40 PM; the other dates are October 13, November 4 and December 9. This material by Bono and colleagues find a new voice in a concert that holds to the beautiful melodic lines of the songs, while bringing the lyrics forward into a fresh light. Accompanied by piano, cello, violin, bass, and drums, Linehan will continue her mission of providing audiences with the unexpected experience of hearing U2’s famous songs as if for the first time — while always being true to the heart and soul of each time-honored hit.
Hailed by the The New York Times as “fiercely talented,” Maxine Linehan’s success on both sides of the Atlantic includes sold-out concerts at Paris’ famed Theatre du Chatelet, back in NYC at Lincoln Center, The Town Hall, Feinstein’s/54 Below and cities across America. Press notes emphasize that “her solo shows— An American Journey, Beautiful Songs and What Would Petula Do? — have all garnered rave reviews and spun off critically acclaimed albums. Her ability to emotionally engage throughout a stunning vocal performance is unparalleled.”
One: The Songs of U2 will be produced and directed by her longtime collaborator, Scott Siegel, who has produced, written, and directed shows for Michael Feinstein at Jazz at Lincoln Center and is, perhaps, best known as the creator/writer/director/host of The Town Hall’s signature series, Broadway by the Year.
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Feinstein’s / 54 Below is located at 254 West 54 St. in Manhattan. Phone: (646) 476-35