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Cabaret presented in association with the Bistro Awards

The second annual Tilt Kids Festival came to a close on Easter Sunday with a performance of Cuisine & Confessions, an energetic spectacle by Montreal-based collective The 7 Fingers (best known in the States for their work in the revival of Pippin …Read more

If you’re a theatre buff, you’ve probably heard that Julie’s Greenroom, the binge-tastic new Netflix series from the brain of Dame Julie Andrews and daughter Emma Walton Hamilton, is a preschool masterclass not to be missed. Chock-full of big Broadwa …Read more

Broadway power couple Kelli Barrett (Dr. Zhivago, Wicked) and Jarrod Spector (Jersey Boys, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical) return to Feinstein’s/54 Below this April with a brand-new cabaret show exploring their different accounts of ending up tog …Read more

About four years ago, I listened Betty Buckley’s An Evening at Carnegie Hall album for the first time. Two songs stood out among the excellence – a plaintive take on Mary Chapin Carpenter’s “Come On, Come On” and Kurt Weill’s “Pirate Jenny”. To this …Read more

Broadway’s Arielle Jacobs (In the Heights, Wicked) is looking forward to sharing her stories and personal journey this April as she makes her Feinstein’s/54 Below solo cabaret debut! Most recently starring in the Australian production of Aladdin as P …Read more

Legendary performer Lorna Luft got her start in the entertainment industry performing at a young age on her mother’s television series, The Judy Garland Show. Her career has spanned the screen and stage, in series such as Trapper John, M.D. and films …Read more

Stanley Kubrick’s contributions to cinema extend well beyond his innovative way of juxtaposing images to tell stories and his symmetrical compositions; he was also a master at using music to heighten and highlight emotions. Whether he was using Jocel …Read more

The Mac Awards 2017 was a spectacular event with performances by the leaders in the New York showbiz scene. There were also special presentations by Dick Cavett, who told great stories of his life and gave out the Board of Directors award to Ken Star …Read more

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture in NoHo was the perfect setting for Tony and Grammy Award winner Michael Cerveris to display his musical talents on guitar and vocals. The former Fun Home star performed a set of original music spanning two …Read more

The 2017 Bistro awards celebrated the best of New York Cabaret for it’s 32nd time. The annual event is produced by Sherry Eaker, and this years event honored Darlene Love with a Lifetime Achievement award presented by Paul Shaffer. The full list of w …Read more

Gay Marshall is the resident expert on Edith Piaf. Resident of where? Hmmm… New York for certain. Perhaps worldwide. For several years she’s put on terrific Cabaret shows based on Piaf that doesn’t copy the French chanteuse, but exudes a love and pas …Read more

Séverine Parent has truly lived life on the international music stage. From a career in classical opera in her native France to performing all over Europe and South America to eventually becoming the Lead Artistic Advisor for Vocal Talent for Cirque …Read more

From their first collaboration in 1965 to 2015’s The Visit, composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb have cemented their place as musical theatre icons. The songwriting team penned such legendary hits as Cabaret, Chicago, and NYC anthem “New York, …Read more

I’ve seen a lot of people perform German Weimar cabaret. A lot. And consistently rising above the pack is one man who I randomly saw performing at an out-of-the-way cafe in Brooklyn many years ago, shortly after he had moved to New York from his home …Read more

Two-time Tony winner Michael Cerveris is part of The Sheen Center’s exciting spring programming. On March 16th, the Broadway icon will be joined by his band to play songs from his album Piety, a celebration of New Orleans culture featuring some of Ce …Read more

Nominations for the 2017 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) Awards were announced in February. The awards honor the best in New York cabarets, including musicians and directors. The 31st annual ceremony, produced by Julie Miller and …Read more

Imani Uzuri is redefining the concept of world music by following the great tradition of female African American musicians like Bessie Smith, and adding a cosmopolitan flavor that doesn’t only enrichen her gospel, soulful flavor, but makes it sound f …Read more

What our world needs now is light, hope, and pure bliss, and Broadway’s Trent Armand Kendall has answered the call with his new musical, LOUIS-AND-ELLA! The musical reunites jazz legends Louis Armstrong (Trent Armand Kendall) and Ella Fitzgerald (NaT …Read more

Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter Melissa Manchester makes her return to Feinstein’s/54 Below for four performances only this March. On Friday, March 3rd and Saturday, March 4th, Ms. Manchester will take the stage at her favorite NYC performance …Read more

Those who only know Juan Pablo Di Pace for his performance as the ditzy, Latin lover Fernando in Fuller House, might be surprised to discover that besides his good looks, and spot on comedic timing, he is also an accomplished musical theatre performe …Read more

Risa Finkel drives a mean welcome wagon. For her recent show at Pangea, “Moment to Moment,” the singer assembled a program with a smart balance of humor and seriousness. She displayed a warm and pleasant singing voice, as well. But Finkel had somethi …Read more

Liz Callaway is a wonder! The Story Goes On: Liz Callaway Sings Maltby & Shire, her loving and beautifully sung tribute at the Appel Room as part of Lincoln Center’s American Songbook Series, showed the star of theatre and concert stage at the he …Read more

The musical revue is a durable genre—and why shouldn’t it be? A link of sorts between a standard cabaret show and a musical play, the revue is a straightforward way of showcasing the work of emerging songwriters as well as of performers. The careers …Read more

A deft three-song medley of “Follow Me” (Lerner & Loewe), “Gotta Move” (Peter Matz), and “The Gypsy in My Soul” (Clay Boland, Moe Jaffe) perfectly sets up the trip that is Marta Sanders’s current show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Her longevity …Read more

Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock has had a varied career in news and entertainment. As a reporter and producer for Reuters Television, Showtime, the BBC, NBC and Fox, she covered many stories including the 9/11 attacks. She interviewed celebrities including Si …Read more

In a welcome, too-rare, and too-brief return to New York cabaret, the Portland (OR)-based Rebecca Kilgore proved anew that sometimes just singing the song more or less how it was written or previously sung by others can be quite enough, even for a ja …Read more

Much has been written, reported, and broadcast about the celebrity death toll in 2016. While it is probably not substantially different from previous years, it did seem that a disproportionate number of major figures left us. I doubt that there has b …Read more

American audiences know Juan Pablo Di Pace for his turns in Dallas, A.D. The Bible Continues where he played Jesus, and of course Netflix’s immensely popular Fuller House where he stars as Fernando, Kimmy’s (Andrea Barber) opportunistic, but devilish …Read more

The Tom Kitt Band will play February 9 and 11 at Feinstein’s/54 Below. We spoke with Kitt about how he selected songs for his upcoming show and the differences between composing musicals and writing for his band. My father’s an economist, and he’s on …Read more

Fresh off his stint in Falsettos, Tony nominee Brandon Uranowitz is set to perform at Feinstein’s/54 Below, February 8-11. We caught up with Uranowitz about the songs of William Finn and why Falsettos is more than just a history lesson. I wanna start …Read more

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