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WEST BLOOMFIELD - The Jewish Community Center of Metropolitan Detroit will host the Stephen Gottlieb Festival of the Arts Aug. 28-Sept. 2, with an exceptional program of concerts, lectures, hands-on art projects, family events, exhibits and films, and featuring Broadway and former "Cheers" star Bebe Neuwirth.
Neuwirth will star in "Stories with Piano" at 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 at The Berman. In this one-woman masterpiece, Neuwirth will perform music by some of the greatest songwriters of all time, including Kurt Weill-Brecht and Stephen Sondheim. Known for her Tony Award-winning appearances in "Sweet Charity" and "Chicago," as well as playing Dr. Lilith Sternin on the television series "Cheers" and "Frasier," Neuwirth has received rave reviews for "Stories," a concert about love, heartbreak and survival. Tickets are $46 for JCC members and $56 for non-members.
On Sunday, Sept. 2 at 7 p.m., the JCC Stephen Gottlieb Festival of the Arts hosts Broadway in HD, a film presentation of Stephen Sondheim's "Company," at The Berman. The all-star cast includes Neil Patrick Harris, Patti LuPone and Stephen Colbert in a story of five couples and their friend and perpetual bachelor.
Other featured guests include:
For a full schedule of events at this year's JCC Stephen Gottlieb Festival of the Arts, log on to www.jccdet.org. All tickets may be ordered by calling 248-661-1900 or visiting www.theberman.org. The Berman is located at 6600 W. Maple Road in West Bloomfield.