Centre East brings two stars, Mike Burstyn and Mal Z. Lawrence, together for an outstanding evening of music and comedy. An actor since the age of 3, Burstyn has achieved international success entertaining audiences on stage and screen. The musical theater star ("Barnum", "Jolson") sings show-stopping favorites accompanied by a four-piece band. The Beverly Hills Courier hails Burstyn as "A true master of the acting craft." Joining him for a superb night of entertainment is Centre East favorite, "Catskills on Broadway" comedian Lawrence. For more than 30 years, Lawrence has been inciting laughter from stages on Broadway to night clubs in Vegas and even in movies alongside such acclaimed actors as Nathan Lane, Matt Damon, John Malkovich and Bette Midler. New York Magazine says "Mal Z. Lawrence takes jokiness to shriekingly spectacular heights. If laughs is all you want, here is roaring plenty..." The appearance of Mike Burstyn and Mal Z. Lawrence is sponsored by Chicago Jewish News.