PEGGY HERMAN SINGS JERRY HERMAN IN METROPOLITAN ROOM DEBUT
“HERMAN ON HERMAN... with a Touch of Merman” MAY 14 THROUGH JUNE 5
The wait is over! After a hiatus from the stage that left many of her fans wondering if life would ever have meaning again, Peggy Herman makes her much-anticipated return to the New York cabaret stage with a new show, “Herman on Herman… with a Touch of Merman.” Directed by Peter Glebo and Tommy Tune, with music director Alex Rybeck on piano.
Hailed as "the Mt. St. Helen's of cabaret" by the NY Post, Herman has appeared at Town Hall, and such fabled Manhattan nightspots as The Firebird Café, The King Kong Room, and Eighty Eights. Her career was launched at sea, where she performed on five-star cruise ships with Cunard, Royal Viking, Oceania, and Crystal Cruise Lines. This in turn led to a nightclub career, during which she opened for Phyllis Diller at Miami Beach’s Fontainebleau Hotel, and, later on, for Bob Hope, Alan King and Milton Berle.
With her volcanic voice and personality Herman has been known to blow her audiences away. Her solo CD debut, "Mercer and More..." (Original Cast Records), was hailed as “a lush album” by John Hoglund in Back Stage, where he added, “she’s got a big voice that serves a big talent.”
Herman says she was born to sing the songs of Broadway legend Jerry Herman. “It’s eery that we have the same name… and that it rhymes with Merman,” says Herman who is now divorced from Jerry Herman, a carpeting magnate. “It’s as if all three of us were joined at the hip.”
Saturday through Monday, May 14, 15, 16 -- all at 7pm – and Sunday June 5 at 4pm.