Jeff Harnar Sings Sondheim

I Know Things Now

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Last Show: Saturday 5 th February 2022

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

Jeff Harnar returns to The Pheasantry with ‘I Know Things Now: Jeff Harnar sings Sondheim’. Drawing from the words and music of Stephen Sondheim, Mr. Harnar creates a self-portrait of the emotional landscape of an openly gay New Yorker. Together with renown jazz piano virtuoso Jon Weber, the duo revisit an eclectic set list from Follies, Into The Woods, A Little Night Music, Road Show, Dick Tracy, Passion, Company and more, with a gender-bending fluidity, many songs having originally been introduced by women. Music Director Jon Weber is a renown composer, arranger and Host of Piano Jazz with Jon Weber on NPR. The show is Directed by the Broadway legend Sondra Lee, who originated the roles of Tiger Lily opposite Mary Martin’s Peter Pan and Minnie Faye opposite Carol Channing’s Dolly Levi. The show arrives in Londan directly from its premiere engagements at Feinstein’s/54 Below and Feinstein’s @ Vitello’s.

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JEFF HARNAR, a multiple MAC, Bistro Award and BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award winner and recipient of The Noel Coward Foundation Cabaret Award. His Carnegie Hall appearances include both the Cole Porter and Noel Coward Centennial Galas. His television appearances include JEFF HARNAR sings THE 1959 BROADWAY SONGBOOK (PBS), and two PBS specials co-starring KT Sullivan, REMEMBER: Songs of the Holidays and AMERICAN SONGBOOK: LIVE FROM NJPAC. This is Jeff’s third engagement at The Pheasantry. Jeff is also known to London audiences as the Host of three seasons of Jeff Harnar Presents: THE AMERICAN SONGBOOK IN LONDON. Under this banner Jeff brought both British and American cabaret to The Jermyn Street Theatre and the farewell season of Pizza on The Park. In the U.S. Jeff has toured nationally with Shauna Hicks in I GOT RHYTHM: Mickey & Judy’s Hollywood with seven symphony Pops orchestras, culminating at New York’s Town Hall with a 35 piece orchestra. He has released four solo CD’s.  Look for Jeff on the cover of So You Want to Sing Cabaret being published in April and as The Night Club singer in Joshua Tree, 1951: A Portrait of James Dean (Iconoclast Films).