Inner Circle Show

“TRUMPED! de Blasio to the Rescue?” 2017 Show Title

It’s gonna be HUGE! The title for the Inner Circle’s 95th annual show is “TRUMPED! de Blasio to the Rescue?” and sums up the mood and direction of New York City’s top elected figures as a new political era starts. Now, the IC’s writing committee work begins in full with a script and song lyrics and […]

Hank Walter, Reporter, Speechwriter, Tenor, Poet, Dies at 88

 Henry “Hank” C. Walter, beloved Inner Circle member and past president, died Nov. 17, 2016 after a brief illness. He was a day shy of his 89th birthday. Hank became a member of the Inner Circle in 1956, during Mayor Robert Wagner’s tenure, and served as president in 1963. Here is more about his life […]

Members Dinner Oct. 14 Starts 2017 Show Year

The Inner Circle kicks off its 95th year with the annual members dinner on Friday, Oct. 14. It will mark the start of a new era as the 2017 show relocates to the Sheraton Times Square New York Hotel. Show night is set for Saturday, April 1. Also new – this year’s slate of officers […]

Watch “Shamilton” and Mayor Bill’s C-P-T Rebuttal

  For your viewing pleasure, here are the videos of Acts 1 and 2 of our 2016 show, “Shamilton,” along with two versions of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s rebuttal. One version contains the controversial “C-P-T” skit with Hillary Clinton and Leslie Odom Jr. that sparked national headlines in the middle of the presidential primaries. The […]

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 Bernie Sanders to within a […]

Dial 212-228-7446 to Order Inner Circle Show Tickets

Select your tickets now for the 2015 Inner Circle Show, Saturday, March 28 at the New York Hilton Hotel. For questions or RSVP information, please contact Melanie McEvoy at 212-228-7446 ext. 12 or email melanie@mcevoyandassociates.com Inner Circle Show 2015 Contribution Form Click Here to Purchase Your Ticket Online 2015 will be the IC’s 93rd annual  song & […]

Four New Members for 2015

Four reporters from TV and print are the newest members of the Inner Circle. They are:  Matt Chayes of Newsday, Jillian Jorgensen of The Observer, Ellyn Marks of PIX11 News, and Diane Macedo of CBS2 New York. Diane Macedo joined CBS2 News in 2014 as a news anchor and general assignment reporter. Before that, she was a […]

Apocalypse (S)Now!! Mayor Bill Mocks His Snowstorm Warning

Listen to the mayor read The Onion’s satire of his snow warning: http://bit.ly/1yuhT7I . Now that Bill’s found his inner Julius Caesar, will he witness his own Ides of March? Or how about just March 28 – when the mayor takes the stage for his second Inner Circle rebuttal. Get your tickets now!       […]

2014 “Stuck with de Bill” Cast Photos

John Slattery, 2010 IC President and Veteran Reporter, Dies at 63

Inner Circle members are mourning the loss of John Slattery (IC’88) along with other mourners, including family, colleagues, newsmakers and journalists. John was a mainstay in our shows for 25 years.  His solemn, dignified bearing fit perfectly in roles as Pope or cardinal, and his down-home twang and easy country rhythm made him a natural […]