On Sunday, December 31, the legendary Marilyn Maye will dazzle the stage when she brings in the New Year at Dino’s Backstage and The Celebrity Room, 287 N. Keswick Avenue in Keswick Village, Glenside, PA. Accompanied by Billy Stritch, they will make this New Year’s Eve in the Philadelphia area a night for all to remember! They will perform an early show at 7:30 p.m. followed by a late show at 11 p.m. The Early Show dinner seating begins at 6 p.m. and showtime at 7:30 p.m. and The Late Show dinner seating begins at 9:30 p.m. with showtime at 11 p.m. The Early Show ticket prices are $155, and The Late Show ticket price is $225 which includes one welcoming cocktail, four-course prix fixe menu, champagne toast and party favors. Tickets are available at www.dinosbackstage.com or by calling 215-884-2000.
Marilyn Maye is a singer, actress, director, arranger, educator, and a Grammy-nominated recording artist. The award-winning Ms. Maye appeared 76 times on “The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson” – the record for a singer. Perhaps the simplest Marilyn Maye accolade came after one of her show-stopping appearances on The Tonight Show when turning to his audience of millions, Johnny Carson said, “And that, young singers, is the way it’s done.” And, the praise continues. In the New York Observer, Rex Reed wrote recently, “Her show is not to be missed. … It’s a master class in singing conducted by a polished pro who majored in unforgettable.”
With more than 100 engagements in the last nine years in New York include, Ms. Maye has sold-out multiple-nights at the Metropolitan Room, Birdland, five two-week runs at Feinstein’s at The Loews Regency Hotel, New York’s Town Hall, the 92nd Street Y Theater. She presented Marilyn Maye, “Her Way”, A Salute to Sinatra – her fifth appearance at 54 Below, April 2015 – an 8-day engagement was received by standing-room-only audiences.
Marilyn Maye’s place in American music history was assured when the Arts Council of the Smithsonian Institution selected one of her recordings, “Too Late Now” for the Smithsonian-produced album of the 110 Best American Compositions of the Twentieth Century. Her many symphony concert appearances around the United States, include the Florida Symphony, The Philly Pops, The Phoenix Symphony, The Kansas City Symphony, The Omaha Symphony, and in June 2015, The Pasadena Symphony, Michael Feinstein conducting. Her two appearances with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall for tributes to Stephen Sondheim and Frank Loesser. These two performances received show-stopping applause and rave reviews.