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The West Bank Cafe Presents
Celebrate Valentine's Day With Lisa Asher
Wednesday, February 14, 2007

Celebrate Valentine's Day in the heart of the theatre district with a three-course dinner and romantic vocal performance

Length: 2 hrs 30 mins
Intermission: None
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.

The Laurie Beechman Theatre
is pleased to celebrate

VALENTINE’s DAY

Join us on February 14th in our intimate venue located in the heart of New York’s Theatre District for a three course dinner and special musical performance featuring

2007 Nightlife Award-winning Vocalist
LISA ASHER

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is pleased to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Wednesday, February 14th, 2007 with a special evening that includes a three course dinner (specially prepared by Executive Chef Joe Marcus, champagne toast and special musical performance, featuring acclaimed vocalist LISA ASHER and her musicians. Please join us at 7:30pm for dinner, to be followed by the 9pm performance. The Laurie Beechman Theatre, a sophisticated yet casual venue, is located within The West Bank Café at 407 West 42nd St. (@9th Ave).

Lisa Asher’s eclectic musical tastes range from Rodgers & Hammerstein (music from their classic, Cinderella) to Cole Porter (Love For Sale), and compositions by Michael Smith, Janis Ian, Hoagy Carmichael and Rodgers & Hart (Where or When?). She has used her passionate, rich vocals to celebrate Valentine’s Day in a special performance for the past three years, an event that has become a sold-out New York tradition. Her musicians will winclude Lou Tucci (bass), Bob Green (fiddle, mandolin, guitar) and Musical Director Jeff Waxman (piano).

All inclusive tickets are $85, which includes dinner, show and all gratuities and taxes.

THE LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE inside THE WEST BANK CAFÉ – Opened in 1978, The West Bank Café was a pioneer of fine dining on West 42nd Street at a time when Hell’s Kitchen still lived up to its name. The Laurie Beechman Theatre, opened in the early 1980’s, stages plays and hosts events nightly. Among the myriad of performers who have graced the stage of The Beechman: The Who, Broadway’s Alison Fraser, Karen Mason and Warren Leight, Lewis Black (the theatre’s former Playwright-in-Residence), Howard Stern, Dreamgirls composer Henry Krieger and many others. The restaurant’s regulars have included Tennessee Williams, Arthur Miller and Bruce Willis. Currently, the elegant boite and theatre are favorites of a host of New York’s most prominent personalities.

LISA ASHER’s critically acclaimed one-woman show, Stranded in the Moonlight, recently completed a successful run at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, which has garnered her the 2006 Nightlife Award and the praise of audiences and critics alike. On December 31, 2006, Lisa co-hosted a stellar New Year’s Eve show at the Beechman, ringing in 2007 with her signature humor or breathtaking vocals. Lisa made her national television debut in a solo vocal performance on the Emmy Award-winning The Rosie O’Donnell Show, at the insistence of the show’s musical director, John McDaniel. Ms. Asher is the recipient of a MAC (Manhattan Association of Clubs & Cabarets) Award for Outstanding Vocalist, as well as the Back Stage Bistro Award for her solo work in cabarets in New York. Her critically acclaimed debut CD, Let The Mystery Be, was nominated for a MAC Award for Recording of the Year, and her recent release Lisa Asher, Live at the Duplex, is available in stores nationwide. Lisa has appeared as a featured vocalist and actress in numerous concert and theatrical venues around the country. Recently, she appeared with Tony nominated songwriter/singer Craig Carnelia (Sweet Smell of Success, Imaginary Friends) at a sold out concert at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Recent theatrical credits include starring in the world premiere of two new musicals – I Married Wyatt Earp at The Bristol Riverside Theater and, Almost Heaven . . . Songs and Stories of John Denver at the Tony Award-Winning Denver Theatre Center Company. Lisa has toured nationally with the Broadway show, The Who’s Tommy and performed in the Off-Broadway hit, Woody Guthrie’s American Song which received a Drama Desk Nomination for Best Musical.


MENU
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CHAMPAGNE TOAST

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SALSIFY SOUP
OYSTERS & CAVIAR GARNISH

CHARCUTERIE PLATE
SERRANO HAM, MARCHEGO CHEESE & FRESH GRILLED FIGS

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AMERICAN RED SNAPPER
FENNEL & ONIONS. LEMON MARMALADE & EXTRA VIRGIN OLIVE OIL

BRAISED SHORTRIBS
PARSNIP PUREE, CRISPY SHALLOTS, MUSTARD GREENS & MERLOT SAUCE

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CHOCOLATE FONDUE FOR TWO
COCONUT MARSHMALLOW, PASSION FRUIT TEA CAKES.
STRAWBERRIES & NUT TOFFEE

ALL BEVERAGES WILL BE CHARGED ON CONSUMPTION PLUS TAX & SERVICE
 


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