Meet Our New Members for 2016

Brenda Blackmon is co-anchor of PIX11 News at 6:30 each weeknight. She has a distinguished tenure as a news anchor in the New York City market. Brenda has won four Emmy awards, two Edward R. Murrow awards and several other prizes for her reporting and anchoring. She also runs her more…

1946 Inner Circle Cover Resurfaces in Time for 2016 Show

The cover art for the Inner Circle’s 1946 show, “Shamrock and Sickle” recently turned up, just in time to mark its 70th anniversary. New York City was a very different town back then. World War II ended months earlier in August 1945. The subway cost a nickel, the harbor was more…

INNER CIRCLE PRESENTS “SHAMILTON” APRIL 9 AT NEW YORK HILTON

The Inner Circle is pleased to announce that its 94th musical parody of New York and national politics, titled “Shamilton,” will take place Saturday, April 9, 2016 at the New York Hilton Hotel, just in time for the New York state Presidential Primary. Mayor Bill de Blasio, fresh from propelling more…

“Shamilton” is Title of 2016 Revolutionary Romp

The Inner Circle’s 2016 show is titled “Shamilton,”  and promises to spark a revolution aimed at the political aristocracy as well as a declaration of delight from the audience. Will Mayor de Blasio succeed in his bold progressive experiment? Will his rival, Gov. Andrew Cuomo, challenge him to a duel more…

Sonia Rincon Joins IC Officers as Secretary

  Sonia Rincon (IC ’12) is the Inner Circle’s new Secretary. She joins the other 2016 officers: President Andrew Siff, Vice President Terry Sheridan and Treasurer Polly Kreisman. Sonia is also a member of the Writing Committee. In her spare time, she is a reporter for WINS and CBS2.   more…

Party Kicks Off 2016 Show Season

Desnudas, Pizza Rat, BFFs BdB and Andy Cuomo. Inner Circle incoming President Andrew Siff (IC’ 03) is already blessed with plenty of ripe material to make our 94th show another great one. To get things going, we’ll have our annual installation/kick-off dinner, Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 at the Water Club.  more…

RIP John Mulligan: Thanks for All the Laughs

John Mulligan was once described as a human search engine because of his encyclopedic knowledge of everything about New York City news stories, the FDNY,  burlesque one-liners, and above all else, the Inner Circle he loved so much.  But John was much more than a data base; his vast recall was complemented more…

Reporter…Tenor…Poet: Hank Walter’s Book of Poems is Published

Rave reviews from Inner Circle members who’ve read a book of poems by our own Hank Walter (IC’56). “Growing Older” is a collection of writings on topics ranging from early love, Sept. 11, 2001, growing older, social evil, and thoughts about god. Here’s an excerpt from one, titled “The Tracks I Made.” My more…

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