New York, NY (Top40 Charts/ Michael Martinez PR)
Michael Martinez and Fred Coscia are proud to announce a special appearance by vocalist Briana Davis (Smokey Joes Cafe, The World Goes Round) at An Evening of Music
and Comedy at Don't Tell Mama on August, 3, 2012. This showcase and variety show will also feature singers Tara Bruno, Michelle Guadalupe, Leandra Ramm and Joanna
Schubert. Producer Michael Martinez has previously presented showcases at Birdland, Don't Tell Mama and theaters in New York City. Fred Coscia is an television host, producer and entertainment manager.
Showtime is 8:00 pm, door opens at 7:30pm. Admission is $15.00, plus a two drink minimum. For reservations call Don't Tell Mama at 212-757-0788.
Briana Davis is a talented vocalist and singer/songwriter. From performing all over the country with New York's premiere USO troupe to being a special guest of The Lieutenant Dan Band, led by Gary Sinise. Briana has traveled internationally through Europe
with several Broadway musicals, including her favorite, Smokey Joes Cafe, as well as Kander and Ebb's prized musical review, The World Goes Round. Last summer she opened New York's off-Broadway musical, Sistas, and finished a new project, The Breakup Notebook, produced by Peter
Schneider. For more information, go to www.brianadavis.com
Bruno has delighted little girls on the National
Tour of BARBIE under the Tony Award winning creative team including director Eric Schaeffer and choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler (Original Cast Recording). Some of her favorite regional credits include AMNERIS in AIDA, BIANCA in TAMING OF THE SHREW, Ulla in THE PRODUCERS, NORMA in VICTOR/VICTORIA, POLLY in CRAZY FOR YOU, HAIR, PAL JOEY (Barrymore Nomination) and the World Premiere of European Cabaret under the direction of Dennis
Courtney. Here in NY, Tara has been seen in Broadway Bares (Jerry Mitchell, dir.) for BC/EFA, and has also produced and performed in LADIES ROCK!!! concerts at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. She has performed worldwide aboard the famous QE2 and is a proud member of AEA. Website: https://resumes.actorsaccess.com/tarabruno
Michelle Guadalupe is an actor and singer. Born and raised in NYC, Michelle was trained at the Mannes College Prep. Division for Piano and Voice and earned her B.A. at Wellesley College. Off-Broadway: The New Hopeville Comics. Regional: Boleros for the Disenchanted (Barksdale Theater), The Comedy of Errors (Shakespeare & Company). Michelle currently studies dance at Broadway Dance Center and just finished an Improv Intensive at UCB. Recently, she jammed with Mimi Ferraro at Googie's Lounge.
Leandra Ramm is a versatile singer with an "extraordinary voice" (Anderson Cooper). Leandra has performed at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, La MaMa, and 59E59 Theaters among other venues. In addition to being a lead vocalist on Celebrity Cruises, Leandra has performed with numerous theater and opera companies throughout the world. Her favorite roles performed include: The Full Monty (Estelle) at The Media Theatre, Iolanthe (Leila) at The Buxton Opera House (UK), Mario
and The Magician
(Silvestra) with Center for Contemporary Opera, Man of la Mancha (Antonia) with Diablo
Theater Company and The Endless Road by Kurt Weill (soloist) with The American Symphony Orchestra. Leandra has also released many albums and is soon to release another, all available on itunes, amazon and www.cdbaby.com. For more information, please visit www.LeandraRamm.com
Schubert is a 23-year-old singer/songwriter/pianist from Teaneck, NJ. She attended LaGuardia High School (the "Fame" school) in NYC for Drama, Occidental College in LA for Theater (for one year), and, after taking a year off to pursue acting in NYC, Skidmore College for Music
(classical piano, voice, composition, and orchestration). At Skidmore, Joanna
received the opportunity to play in a classical piano master class with NPR's Christopher
O'Riley. Over the years, Joanna
has written over 50 songs, recorded an EP, and played shows in many venues, including, but not limited to, Caffe Lena (where Bob Dylan
and Ani DiFranco got their starts), Waltz-Astoria, Classic Quiche Cafe, and Blast Gallery. For Joanna's music, visit www.youtube.com/joannaschubertmusic and www.facebook.com/joannaschubertmusic.
and press reservations, please call Michael Martinez at 845-201-8820.
Don't Tell Mama
343 West 46th Street
between 8th and 9th Aves.
Admission: $15.00 plus 2 drink minimum (cash only for this show)
Subway: A,C,E to 42nd St-Port Authority