Cabaret Interviews

NYC Working Professionals Share Friendship and Life Lessons in Presentation of Jason Robert Brown's 'Songs for a New World' NYC Working Professionals Share Friendship and Life Lessons in Presentation of Jason Robert Brown's 'Songs for a New World'
by Courtney Savoia - May 17, 2017 in Cabaret

A group of working NYC professionals with a talent and passion for the performing arts are coming together this May for a special presentation of Jason Robert Brown's first musical, Songs for a New World. This production uses the themes and adages from this profound work to illustrate the human resp... (more...)
Migguel Anggelo Talks SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE Migguel Anggelo Talks SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE
by David Clarke - April 25, 2017 in Cabaret

Migguel Anggelo, the Brooklyn based, Venezuelan born singer-songwriter and all around artist, is coming back to Joe's Pub with SO CLOSE: LOVE & HATE. It's been a while since we've seen him on stage, so we caught up with the gifted and energetic performer to get the inside scoop on the brand new show... (more...)
Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman of We So Hapa Discuss Other-Ness, the Haters of Reddit and Their March 27 Cabaret AMERICAN: OTHER Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman of We So Hapa Discuss Other-Ness, the Haters of Reddit and Their March 27 Cabaret AMERICAN: OTHER
by MATTHEW BLANK - March 27, 2017 in Cabaret

Alex Chester, Diane Phelan and Rebecca Lee Lerman get real in this discussion of diversity and what it means to be 'Other' in America. We So Hapa stages its second cabaret March 27 at 8 PM.... (more...)
Billy Mitchell Talks VILLAIN: DEBLANKS Billy Mitchell Talks VILLAIN: DEBLANKS
by David Clarke - March 22, 2017 in Cabaret

Billy Mitchell's hilarious VILLAIN: DEBLANKS makes a triumphant New York City return tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below. Tonight's sold out show features Kathleen Turner, Morena Baccarin, Lesli Margherita, Michael Potts, Maulik Pancholy, and Micah Stock and will benefit New York Civil Liberties Union.... (more...)
Juan Pablo Di Pace Gets Ready for His 54 Below Debut Juan Pablo Di Pace Gets Ready for His 54 Below Debut
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - February 14, 2017 in Cabaret

On February 21st and 22nd, TV star Juan Pablo Di Pace will take the stage at New York's 54 Below with a his new show, highlighting his song and dance skills, so far seen in London and Madrid.... (more...)
Get Happy! LORNA LUFT Opens Up About The Judy Garland Songbook And More Get Happy! LORNA LUFT Opens Up About The Judy Garland Songbook And More
by David Green - February 09, 2017 in Cabaret

The McCallum Theatre presents 'Lorna Luft Sings the Judy Garland Songbook' on Tuesday, February 14, at 8:00pm. Lorna Luft's career has encompassed virtually every area of entertainment. A celebrated live performer; stage, film and television actress; best-selling author; recording artist and Emmy-no... (more...)
13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI's Penny Fuller & The Many Wonderful Things About Her 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI's Penny Fuller & The Many Wonderful Things About Her
by Gil Kaan - January 09, 2017 in Cabaret

Actress/LA theatre inaugurator, Penny Fuller has embarked on a new leg of her career as a cabaret artiste. Ms. Fuller will be bringing her solo musical play 13 THINGS ABOUT ED CARPOLOTTI to the Broad Stage beginning January 11. I had the most delightful opportunity to chat with the vibrant, vivaciou... (more...)
Amy G Gets Us On The List for CLUB SWIZZLE at Sydney Opera House Amy G Gets Us On The List for CLUB SWIZZLE at Sydney Opera House
by Brodie Paparella - December 05, 2016 in Cabaret

We live in uncertain times; today's version of talent is an impressive Instagram following, YouTube killed the show reel, and much of the art forms once adored are phasing out. What does the emerging theatregoing audience know of vaudeville? Or burleycue? Thankfully, we have those answers in amazing... (more...)
The RRazz Room in Association with Bucks County Playhouse Present TV and Broadway Star
MICHELE LEE 
NOBODY DOES IT LIKE ME, THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN The RRazz Room in Association with Bucks County Playhouse Present TV and Broadway Star MICHELE LEE NOBODY DOES IT LIKE ME, THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN
by DT Gramkee - October 13, 2016 in Cabaret

Michele Lee and the RRAZZ Room combine forces this weekend, October 14 & 15, 2016 in New Hope and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania... (more...)
MAC Award Winner Janice Hall Talks Dietrich and the Thrills of Cabaret Performance Prior to Her Upcoming GRAND ILLUSIONS Revival MAC Award Winner Janice Hall Talks Dietrich and the Thrills of Cabaret Performance Prior to Her Upcoming GRAND ILLUSIONS Revival
by Ashley Steves - September 09, 2016 in Cabaret

No matter the song, style, or setting, Janice Hall, the multi-talented opera singer, cabaret chanteuse, and character actress, is her own master. She broke into the cabaret scene in 2010 in a big way with the 2011 Bistro Award Winner for Best Tribute Show and 2012 MAC Award Winner for Best Female Vo... (more...)
Lea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30th Lea DeLaria's Jazzing It Up With Bowie for Grand Performances' 30th
by Gil Kaan - September 08, 2016 in Cabaret

Comedian/actress/jazz musician Lea DeLaria will be performing the Los Angeles premiere of LEA DeLARIA: HOUSE OF DAVID, her jazz-inspired David Bowie cabaret show to benefit Grand Performances' 30th Anniversary on September 17, 2016. Lea has been entertaining since the early 1980s, either performing ... (more...)
Alt-cabaret Star Bridget Everett Teases Her Soho Theatre Show Alt-cabaret Star Bridget Everett Teases Her Soho Theatre Show
by Marianka Swain - July 12, 2016 in Cabaret

Alt-cabaret star Bridget Everett discusses her upcoming Soho Theatre show... (more...)
BWW Review: Lorna Luft Celebrates Gay Pride and Mom Judy Garland Through Jubilant and Poignant Standards at Feinstein's/54 Below BWW Review: Lorna Luft Celebrates Gay Pride and Mom Judy Garland Through Jubilant and Poignant Standards at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Casey Alter Mink - July 04, 2016 in Cabaret

When preparing to watch Lorna Luft perform in concert, it is impossible not to feel nostalgic about her late mother, the legendary Judy Garland. Perhaps no one is more aware of this conundrum than Luft herself. And yet, at her return engagement to Feinstein's/54 Below on June 22 (the opening of a th... (more...)
Bill Russell and Jill Sapenoff Talk ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS at Birdland Bill Russell and Jill Sapenoff Talk ELEGIES FOR ANGELS, PUNKS AND RAGING QUEENS at Birdland
by David Clarke - February 23, 2016 in Cabaret

On Monday, February 29, 2016, the Broadway at Birdland concert series will be presenting Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens as a benefit concert. With music by Janet Hood, lyrics and additional text by bill Russell, the piece is comprised of songs and monologues inspired by the NAMES Projec... (more...)
Nicholas Carlisle and Erik Stangvik Talk BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING Nicholas Carlisle and Erik Stangvik Talk BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING
by David Clarke - February 04, 2016 in Cabaret

Globally, bullying is a problem facing many school aged children. It is a comfort to know that many are looking for ways to curb bullying and make the world a better place for our children. On Monday, February 8, 2016, to celebrate it's expansion to the East Coast, the international anti-bullying or... (more...)
 Boiling Point Players Co-founder Autumn Clack Talks A NEW DAWN Cabaret Boiling Point Players Co-founder Autumn Clack Talks A NEW DAWN Cabaret
by Katricia Lang - January 20, 2016 in Cabaret

The Boiling Point Players continues its 2015 - 2016 season with cabaret A NEW DAWN, showing this weekend on January 21st.... (more...)
Patricia Racette is a Diva for All Opera Houses Patricia Racette is a Diva for All Opera Houses
by Erica Miner - November 03, 2015 in Cabaret

The award-winning soprano is admired for her ability to perform more than one role in Puccini and Verdi operas... (more...)
Legend CAROLE COOK Talks About Her Upcoming Cabaret Act at the Gardenia Legend CAROLE COOK Talks About Her Upcoming Cabaret Act at the Gardenia
by Don Grigware - September 18, 2015 in Cabaret

The inimitable Carole Cook is one of those theatrical greats that...the mere mention of her name makes faces light up. And immediate laughter abounds at the thought of the outrageous things she as said onstage. This fiery redhead legend  - it's OK, she and Lucy were friends - is about to open her ni... (more...)
Alex Mollica Talks DOING IT MY WAY at The Duplex Alex Mollica Talks DOING IT MY WAY at The Duplex
by Lindsey Sullivan - September 16, 2015 in Cabaret

Several months ago, 23-year-old tenor Alex Mollica approached the mic at Don't Tell Mama in the heart of Times Square. Despite the instruction of the venue's title, his wildcard singing range and one-liners got people talking, laughing, and shedding a tear or two. A YouTube video and a whim resulted... (more...)