I GOT TO SEE THIS LAST NIGHT!
Liza Minelli and Alan Cumming presented by Daniel Nardicio at Town Hall. Liza is a force of nature! She's still got it. Four standing ovations! I don't agree with this reviewer that her voice is in shambles. She may not be able to hit all the notes she used to, but damn can she fake it and no one seemed to mind. With a knee injury she had to sit some of the time, but bless her heart, her legs still tried to kick while seated. She was simply born to entertain! And she's always had the biggest, brassiest arrangements which the 12 piece orchestra nailed.
“I’m 12,” Ms. Minnelli remarked at one point late in the show, then briefly lapsed into baby talk.
And in a way she is. Anyone who has followed Ms. Minnelli’s career is aware that from the moment she was born, she has lived inside a show-business bubble where time warps and reality bends. But life happens anyway, and in another sense Ms. Minnelli, who has endured all manner of personal travails, has lived at least nine lives and emerged with her spirit intact and her urge to perform undiminished. What else would she do?