Bay Area Cabaret to Welcome Karen Mason in SECRETS OF THE ANCIENT DIVAS, 5/18
Bay Area Cabaret will conclude its Tenth Anniversary Season by welcoming Broadway star Karen Mason. In her latest show, Secrets of the Ancient Divas, Ms. Mason will pay homage to her personal idols, performing the songs of such iconic singers as Judy Garland, Peggy Lee, Barbara Streisand, and more.
On Broadway, Karen Mason has received critical acclaim for her many starring roles, including Tanya in the original cast of Mamma Mia! (receiving a Drama Desk nomination for Best Featured Actress), Velma von Tussle in Hairspray, The Queen of Hearts in Wonderland and as Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard. Besides her commanding performances on the Broadway stage, Karen Mason has had a record-breaking career in cabaret. First rising to prominence in Chicago and then conquering New York as one of its most elite cabaret singers, Ms. Mason has earned a staggering 10 Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs Awards, including the award for Major Female Vocalist six years in a row. This past summer, she received rave reviews for her London cabaret debut.
Secrets of the Ancient Divas will take place Sunday, May 18 at 5:00pm at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco at 960 Mason Street atop Nob Hill in San Francisco.
Tickets are $48 general admission, on sale at www.bayareacabaret.org or by calling City Box Office at (415) 392-4400. For Bay Area Cabaret patrons, the Fairmont Hotel offers a lavish buffet dinner in the Laurel Court for $40 plus tax and tip, including free parking for all who dine in the Laurel Court.
Photo Credit: Karen Mason