Barry Manilow's Broadway show extended by two weeks

Jan. 14, 2013 at 12:22 PM
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NEW YORK, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Two additional weeks of performances have been added to "Manilow on Broadway," due to popular demand for tickets, the New York show's producers said.

Barry Manilow's concert series will now play through Feb. 23.

The music icon's limited Broadway engagement is to begin Friday at the St. James Theatre. Opening night is set for Jan. 24.

This marks the singer's return to the Great White Way for the first time in more than two decades.

The Grammy Award-winning artist has sold more than 80 million records worldwide and has racked up 50 Top 40 hit songs, including "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.]"

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