When Lee Summers arrived in New York from Nashville at 20, his story mirrored so many others. He settled in with a friend in the Village with no more than $400 in the bank and a dream of making a name for himself in the theater. Within months, he booked the first show he auditioned for, The Peanut Man
Cabaret warhorse Rick Ritzel pays homage to Broadway legend Elaine Stritch in a hilarious and poignant evening of nonstop fun. From Angel in the Wings to A Little Night Music, Elaine Stitch has introduced and covered some of the greatest songs of the 20th Century.
Jeff Goldblum knows how to work a crowd. Prior to the official start of his jazz-infused cabaret show at the Café Carlyle, he is up on the stage sharing anecdotes from his film career and quizzing the audience on movie trivia. On opening night, he interacted with some of the celebrities in the audience,
Peter Cincotti, singer-songwriter-pianist and native New Yorker, began playing piano at the age of three. By the age of 18 he was being called "one of the most promising singer-pianists of the next generation" by the New York Times.
Mime and cabaret are two artistic forms that you might not think go well together. However, that's exactly what you get with Richmond Shepard's curious yet engaging new show, You Want to Be a What?!?, now being presented at Don't Tell Mama.
The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, just welcomed Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch back to Bemelmans Bar for an extended Sunday night residency. The upcoming performances will build upon their recent run of shows in the intimate, storied New York City lounge,
The concept of tribute in jazz has become as common as the use of 4/4 time. But when a tribute is paid to a giant by an artist who has earned her own right to tribute through her personal accomplishments, an entirely new dimension is in play.
NATALIE DOUGLAS – the acclaimed vocalist hailed as "sensational" by Time Out New York and "stirring" by The New York Daily News – will debut the new concert "HELLO DOLLY...THE MUSIC OF DOLLY PARTON" on Monday, September 15 at 9:30 PM. Douglas honors another notably-buxom performer:
Fabulous! The Queen of New Musical Comedies pays tribute to a bygone musical theater era epitomized by Cole Porter, Noël Coward, and George and Ira Gershwin. The gay-themed tuner, set primarily on a cruise ship, is especially a valentine to Porter's Anything Goes.
I remember exactly where I was when Judy Garland died. I was backing my '65 Impala convertible out of the driveway when my uber-protective mother ran out of the house to flag me down. "I just heard on the radio that Judy Garland died. I didn't want you to hear it while you were driving and have an accident!"
One isn't quite sure what to make of cabaret artist Jason Morris at first glance; his long flat-ironed hair, use of makeup and glitter upon his lithe frame, might make one wonder if this is to be some sort of glam-rock act. But from the moment he takes the stage at Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street),
When you combine an accomplished vocalist, pianist, and arranger all in one individual, you have the dynamic Diane Marino. Diane was born in Manhattan, NYC. She started her early piano training of classical studies and jazz improvisation from the age of 10. Diane graduated from NYC'S 'Famed' High School for the Performing Arts
Golden Globe Winner, composer/singer Amanda McBroom and award-winning actor, husband George Ball bring grown-up, touching, theatrical concert to 54 Below Oct. 8th and Oct. 14th. Golden Globe winner, Amanda McBroom – the international nightclub and theater performer and composer of the hit song "The Rose,"