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Larry Sutton, Heart and Soul of the Inner Circle, Dead at 64

Larry Sutton, a journalist whose career spanned four decades and who was chiefly responsible for writing the annual Inner Circle show, has died. He was 64. Sutton suffered a heart attack Saturday morning, June 17. EMS paramedics responded to his apartment in midtown but were unable to resuscitate him. Funeral arrangements were incomplete. “Larry was […]

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 […]

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 […]

On to the Sheraton! Our Next Show is April 1, 2017

  The Inner Circle is on the move. Our next performance will be April 1, 2017 at our new home, the Sheraton Times Square New York Hotel at 53rd St and 7th Ave. “The primary reason for the move is a scheduling conflict with the Hilton,” said vice president Terry Sheridan in an email to […]

Inner Circle Brings Luck to Yankees

  The 2016 baseball season has been lackluster at best for the New York Yankees. But at a game that was an outing for Inner Circle members, the Bronx Bombers managed to pull out another win. The outing is an annual tradition of late. One year members go to the stadium to see the Yanks, […]

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 own communications coaching and consulting […]

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 […]

“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 and carry through on his […]

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.  

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 hell Was that I thought […]