May 11th, 2018: Ari did an encore performance of his critically acclaimed solo cabaret, "Taking the Wheel" directed by Tony Award WINNER Faith Prince and music directed by multiple MAC Award WINNER Alex Rybeck at The Green Room 42.

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April 21st, 2018: Ari directed the solo cabaret debut of Dean Cestari at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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March 17th, 2018: Ari is directing the "Webster Musical Theatre Class of 2018 and Alumni" concert at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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NEW REPRESENTATION: Ari proudly signed with Bloc NYC

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December 19th, 2017: Ari was featured in the 5th annual, "Chanukah with Elli the King of Broadway and Friends" at The Triad Theatre. 

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December 16th, 2017: Ari was featured in "Holiday Cheer" at Don't Tell Mama, a holiday concert directed by cabaret legend Lina Koutrakos and music directed by multiple MAC Award winner Rick Jensen.

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October 28th, 2017: "Back to Feinstein’s/54 Below by popular demand," Ari had an encore performance of his "unfailingly engaging and intelligent coming-of-age story directed by Tony Award winner Faith Prince with music direction by multiple MAC Award winner Alex Rybeck."

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October 13th, 2017: Ari is a featured ensemble member in "TWIST" Directed and Conceived by Adam Quinn (Dear Evan Hansen, Holiday Inn) and Matt Kunkel, written by Adam Quinn.

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THIS SUMMER: Ari is Jamie in The Last Five Years, Riff in West Side Story, Corny Collins in Hairspray, a Wickersham in Seussical and Yonkers in Gypsy at The Weathervane Theatre in Whtiefield NH.

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March 10th: Ari made his NYC cabaret and solo concert debut with his show, "Taking the Wheel", directed by Tony Award WINNER Faith Prince to a SOLD OUT crowd at Feinstein's/54 Below.

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January 2017: Ari became a proud member of Actors Equity.

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January 2017: Ari made his Off-Broadway debut in Jerry Herman's "Milk and Honey" at The York Theatre Company in their 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series.  

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January 2017: Ari originated the role of Bill in "THE BISHOPS". Music, lyrics and book by Danny K. Bernstein, directed by Adam Quinn (Holiday Inn, Dear Evan Hansen) at The Fresh Grind Play Festival in Manhattan.

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January 2017: Ari was Scottlund in "TWO CONCEIVE" at The Venus Adonis Theatre Festival in Manhattan.

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December 2016: Ari debuted his solo cabaret, "Taking the Wheel" to a SOLD OUT crowd at The Monocle in St. Louis MO.

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November 2016: Ari performed "It Had to Be Jews" at The Skokie Theatre in Skokie IL.

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November 2016: Ari was Andy in the New York debut of the AWARD WINNING musical, "Ciao Bambino" at The Midtown International Theatre Festival at The Jewel Box Theatre.

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October 2016: Ari performed in "Michael Mott and Friends" at The Astor Room in Astoria Queens.