Cabaret veteran, actress, singer, comedian and storyteller, Sharon Ruben, brings her new show, the new mini-musical, Two Guys and A Doll Do Broadway, to The Triad Theater on November 18 at 9:30 PM. This scripted celebration of the many aspects of life – from birth to love and marriage to the golden years – is told through the art of the Broadway song and Ruben’s storytelling talents. Two Guys and a Doll Do Broadway also features singers Jonathan Estabrooks and Bill Magaliff, with pianist David See and drummer Rick Donato. Two Guys and A Doll Do Broadway showcases over 50 classic Broadway favorites, sparked by the many-faceted stories Sharon shares about life on stage and off.
With over 30 years in show business, Sharon Ruben has a wealth of stories to tell. She brings her acting and comedy talents to the fore, hitting the many emotional notes that comprise the journey through life – tales to touch the heart, bring laughter and smiles and evoke memories. With her range of experience, Ruben has crafted a show anyone can relate to. Two Guys and A Doll Do Broadway is not only Sharon’s story, but everybody’s story, through the ups to the downs, and back again – yet always told with a love of life and in joy.
Sharon Ruben was trained at Juilliard School of Music. She has performed at Radio City Music Hall, Madison Square Garden, Feinstein’s 54 Below and in many other venues and cabaret rooms in New York and beyond. She’s also appeared in many musicals including Hal Prince’s Fiddler On The Roof, Kiss MeKate, Oklahoma, and Carousel with Howard Keel. Her last musical comedy, storytelling one woman show The Best is Yet to Come played to packed houses at The Laurie Beechman Theatre in NYC and in Florida. She was recently a guest on the “Dr Oz Show” in February 2017 in the episode “Fake News.”
Jonathan Estabrooks, hailed by the New York Times as a “robust baritone” with a rich and versatile timbre, has appeared worldwide and with major orchestras, including the Toronto Symphony, Seattle and Vancouver Symphonies with Steven Reineke, the National Arts Center Orchestra under Pinchas Zukerman and at Carnegie Hall and the Kennedy Center.
Bill Magaliff is a 35-year veteran of the arts as a music director, director, conductor/arranger, accompanist, teacher and performer. He has worked with the Jerusalem English Speaking Theatre, Cider Mill Playhouse, and Palistage Youth Theatre. Currently he directs and arranges for the vocal group SHTYX and the band New Relics, and is the music director for the original musical Holding On.
Two Guys and A Doll Do Broadway plays The Triad Theater, 158 West 72 Street, Saturday, November 18 at 9:30 PM. Tickets $35 and $29 plus a 2-drink minimum. Tickets can be purchased at http://www.triadnyc.com or via www.sharonruben.com