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Applause and The Sound of Applause

Joe Lovano & Kenny Werner, Michael Stanley and ‘Yentl’

Thursday, January 16, 2014

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Joe Lovano & Kenny Werner, Michael Stanley and ‘Yentl’ Dee Perry welcomes back jazz legend and native Clevelander Joe Lovano along with his piano playing pal Kenny Werner prior to their concerts at Nighttown. Plus we share a performance by Michael Stanley recorded in our Key Bank studio. And Dee introduces us to playwright Leah Napolin who brought Isaac Bashevis Singer's classic tale Yentl to the stage and now Cleveland Play House.

Additional Information

Joe Lovano and Kenny Werner perform at Nighttown Thursday, January 16 & Friday, January 17.

Michael Stanley and The Resonators perform at The Rocksino on Valentine’s Day February 14.

Leah Napolin is the playwright behind Yentl onstage at Cleveland Play House now through February 2.


Arts and Culture, Literature, Music, Theatre


Joe Lovano, musician

Kenny Werner, musician

Michael Stanley, musician

Leah Napolin, playwright

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Special Thanks

Special thanks to the Oberlin Conservatory of Music at Oberlin College for the use of their Steinway Piano.

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Production of arts and culture programming on ideastream is made possible by grants from:


By residents of Cuyahoga County through a public grant from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture.

The Cleveland Foundation; The Dominion Foundation; Eaton; The George Gund Foundation; The George W. Codrington Charitable Foundation; The Kulas Foundation; The John P. Murphy Foundation; Stroud Family Exempt Trust; The Robert O. and Annamae Orr Family Foundation; and The Nord Family Foundation.


The Ohio Arts Council helped fund this program with state tax dollars to encourage economic growth, educational excellence and cultural enrichment for all Ohioans.

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Dee Perry image courtesy Chris Stephens, The Plain Dealer