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Barry Manilow heads to Broadway
Grammy Award-winning recording artist Barry Manilow is to headline a concert show on Broadway this January, producers announced Monday.
Manilow, 69, has sold more than 80 million records. Among his hits are “Mandy,” “It”s A Miracle,” “Could It Be Magic,” “I Write the Songs,” “Tryin” to Get the Feeling Again,” “This One”s For You,” “Weekend in New England,” “Looks Like We Made It,” “Can”t Smile Without You,” “Even Now,” and “Copacabana (At the Copa).”
This will mark the first time in more than two decades the singer will perform on the Great White Way.
He is to begin a 17-performance engagement on Broadway Jan. 18 at the St. James Theatre. Opening night is set for Jan. 24.
“Growing up in New York, Broadway has always held a special place in my heart and I am honored to have the opportunity to make the St. James Theatre my home in the New Year,” Manilow said in a statement.
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