Amy Hanaiali‘i will be very visible at the Halekulani Hotel, beginning with a two-seating performance, at 7 and 9 p.m. May 7, at Lewers Lounge. A $50 cover charge is in place, with a two-drink minimum. “An Evening of Jazz With Amy” is the theme, so expect swing and blues, instead of her Hawaiian repertoire. …

In addition, Hanaialii also will be headlining  the earlier-announced  first-ever  Mother’s Day show on May 8 at the Halekulani ballroom. Hawaiiana and a more diversified song menu will prevail.

Amy Hanaiai’i

Hanaiali‘i, lest you forget, is the president of the Hawaiii Acacemy of Recording Arts, the organization that celebrates achievement in the music community. She informs voting members, via email, that preliminary balloting begins today and continues through May 6. HARA members who don’t receive the e-ballot should email to request the ballot. The competition will unveil during the annual Hoku evening later this year …

Shari Lynn

The Shari Lynn Trio, which ventures into jazz and the Great American Songbook, returns to Medici’s at Manoa Marketplace, for a lone show at 7:30 p.m. May 6. Doors open at 6 p.m.; a $59 fee includes dinner and the performance.

Shari has a lot to sing about; she’s retiring as a music teacher at La Pietra, Hawaii School for Girls, at the end of the academic year. She and husband Mike Acebedo will finally venture to Europe for a pandemic-delayed celebration of their wedding anniversary. …

The Broadway update

The same leaders pace the grosses for the week ending April 24 – meaning the money-makers continue to be  “The Music Man,” “Hamilton” and “The Lion King.”

Here’s the compilation, courtesy the Broadway League:

Broadway grosses, week ending April 24 2022

Week EndShowTypeTheatre#Prev#PerfGrossesGrosses
Prev Week
Prev Week
% Cap
04/24/2022A STRANGE LOOPMusicalLyceum80$385,960$202,4035,8992,75680%
04/24/2022ALADDINMusicalNew Amsterdam08$1,318,223$1,737,85513,50115,04998%
04/24/2022AMERICAN BUFFALO 2022PlayCircle In The Square08$596,826$543,7145,2615,73388%
04/24/2022BEETLEJUICE 2022MusicalMarquis08$1,368,437$1,457,71810,33810,72981%
04/24/2022BIRTHDAY CANDLESPlayAmerican Airlines08$300,256$302,9584,2585,11273%
04/24/2022COME FROM AWAYMusicalSchoenfeld08$568,442$588,1646,3366,68776%
04/24/2022COMPANY 2021MusicalJacobs08$672,599$691,7285,9466,31071%
04/24/2022DEAR EVAN HANSENMusicalMusic Box08$691,174$758,5786,3586,66281%
04/24/2022FOR COLORED GIRLS WHO HAVE CONSIDERED SUICIDE / WHEN THE RAINBOW IS ENUFPlayBooth53$144,377$130,3593,8283,77162%
04/24/2022FUNNY GIRL 2022MusicalAugust Wilson71$1,147,648$1,415,0869,7909,760100%
04/24/2022HADESTOWNMusicalWalter Kerr08$1,013,272$1,044,3397,3477,304100%
04/24/2022HAMILTONMusicalRichard Rodgers08$2,445,193$2,453,31910,61110,638100%
04/24/2022HANGMEN 2022PlayGolden44$252,435$209,1954,7643,35474%
04/24/2022HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILDPlayLyric08$1,684,210$1,964,66511,71112,81890%
04/24/2022HOW I LEARNED TO DRIVEPlayFriedman07$265,830$237,8904,0034,30290%
04/24/2022MACBETH 2022PlayLongacre70$1,285,183$1,170,0137,3336,283100%
04/24/2022MJ THE MUSICALMusicalNeil Simon08$1,446,359$1,462,48410,57410,84195%
04/24/2022MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICALMusicalAl Hirschfeld08$1,469,432$1,468,21710,09810,11997%
04/24/2022MR. SATURDAY NIGHTMusicalNederlander70$770,229$652,9207,5045,47490%
04/24/2022MRS. DOUBTFIRE 2022MusicalStephen Sondheim08$631,929$528,8077,0785,88786%
04/24/2022PARADISE SQUAREMusicalEthel Barrymore08$253,374$4,79161%
04/24/2022PLAZA SUITE 2022PlayHudson08$1,684,725$917,8197,7284,50999%
04/24/2022SIXMusicalBrooks Atkinson08$1,287,373$1,357,2768,0888,15698%
04/24/2022TAKE ME OUT 2022PlayHelen Hayes08$424,287$397,3134,2654,21291%
04/24/2022THE BOOK OF MORMONMusicalEugene O’Neill08$1,018,320$1,134,6297,9848,38094%
04/24/2022THE LION KINGMusicalMinskoff08$2,000,821$2,560,96013,41115,15299%
04/24/2022THE LITTLE PRINCESpecialBroadway08$280,887$373,8313,2636,70428%
04/24/2022THE MINUTESPlayStudio 5408$401,095$304,0744,3184,54481%
04/24/2022THE MUSIC MAN 2022MusicalWinter Garden08$3,464,388$3,328,25312,17712,126100%
04/24/2022THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERAMusicalMajestic08$850,940$1,073,2638,35010,00965%
04/24/2022THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH 2022PlayVivian Beaumont80$174,880$138,6104,6563,84255%
04/24/2022TINA – THE TINA TURNER MUSICALMusicalLunt-Fontanne08$969,832$826,8218,1287,16469%

And that’s Show Biz …

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