JAKE EHRENREICH is a vocalist, musician, author and playwright. He is currently featured in the film The Last Laugh alongside Mel Brooks and Carl Reiner. A Brooklyn born child of survivors, he is best known as star and creator of the award winning show A Jew Grows in Brooklyn, which broke box office records at the historic Lambs Theater in the heart of Broadway. Jake has appeared on Broadway in Dancin', Barnum, and They're Playing Our Song, and toured internationally as Ringo in Beatlemania. He starred for Joseph Papp at The Public Theater, and was featured vocalist at New York's Rainbow Room. A veteran NY vocalist and musician, Jake has performed and recorded with such diverse
artists as Richie Havens, Tito Puente, Greg Allman and Whitney Houston. His writings appear in Summer Haven, The Catskills, The Holocaust and the Literary Imagination alongside Isaac Bashevis Singer and Art Spiegelman, and A Jew Grows in Brooklyn, The Curious Reflections of a First Generation American is now a best selling book by HCI (the Chicken Soup for the Soul publishers). Jake received a Special Congressional Citation and was inducted into the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame in 2016.
ROGER KELLAWAY is a Grammy Award winner and Academy Award nominated Pianist/Composer, and has recorded more than two hundred and fifty albums. He’s worked with everyone from Duke Ellington to Elvis, and Barbra Streisand to Quincy Jones and Yo-Yo Ma. He has written and conducted twenty-nine film scores including the Clint Eastwood film INVICTUS and Barbra Streisand’s A Star Is Born, for which he received an Academy Award nomination. Kellaway was also honored with a Grammy Award for his music on the album Memos From Paradise for Eddie Daniels. Kellaway composed and performed Remembering You, the closing theme for All in the Family.
In 2005, Roger conducted the world premiere of Sir Paul McCartney’s “Nova” and has toured as musical director with Tony Bennett, Van Morrison and Bobby Darin.