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Lydia Brittan Brings Live Show to the Metropolitan Room Lydia Brittan Brings Live Show to the Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Cabaret

The Lydia Brittan experience is like a vivid flashback to the sixties, one that transports you straight onto the set of Shindig, but with modern sounds reminiscent to Vintage Trouble and Amy Winehouse piercing through. (more...)
Photo Flash: Penny Fuller and Anita Gillette Bring SIN TWISTERS, TOO to Birdland Photo Flash: Penny Fuller and Anita Gillette Bring SIN TWISTERS, TOO to Birdland
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Cabaret

On Monday, May 22 at 7pm, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented legendary Broadway and television stars Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller on the historic stage in Sin Twisters, Too. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)
Photo Flash: CABARET CARES Sets New Record at Annual Gala Photo Flash: CABARET CARES Sets New Record at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Cabaret

On May 21st Cabaret Cares concluded with the annual Cabaret Cares Gala evening at The Metropolitan Room. After 9 months of cabaret shows, Cabaret Cares - the main fundraising event for Help Is On The Way Today, a non-for-profit organization that helps and assists children living with HIV And AIDS in New York City - ended with successful gala evening. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)
All-Female Mariachi Flor de Toloache and More Coming Up in Latinx Lineup at Joe's Pub All-Female Mariachi Flor de Toloache and More Coming Up in Latinx Lineup at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Cabaret

Joe's Pub will host an exciting and diverse array of upcoming Latinx events! Highlights include all-women mariachi group Mariachi Flor de Toloache on June 16 and 17; singer/songwriter Dorian Wood performing songs from his new album XALÁ on June 24; Argentine folk band Mavi Diaz & Las Folkies with special guest Maria Volonte on July 19; Cuban son and bolero outfit El Septeto Santiaguero on July 28; That's Not Tango celebrating Astor Piazzolla on the 25th anniversary of his death on August 5 and 6; and, Brazilian pop musician Aline Muniz on August 10. Complete show information follows! (more...)
Melissa Errico to Put on BROADWAY FIRECRACKER Summer Holiday Concert at Birdland Melissa Errico to Put on BROADWAY FIRECRACKER Summer Holiday Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Cabaret

Broadway leading lady and Tony Award nominee Melissa Errico will return to the Broadway at Birdland Concert Series with 'Broadway Firecracker' on Monday, July 3 at 7pm at Birdland Jazz (315 West 44th Street), bringing this special summer holiday concert to her favorite jazz venue. (more...)
BWW Review: Alexis Michelle Is Good, Girl, In IT TAKES A WOMAN at Feinstein's/54 Below BWW Review: Alexis Michelle Is Good, Girl, In IT TAKES A WOMAN at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Troy Frisby on May 25, 2017 in Cabaret

From just about the moment Alexis Michelle walked into the workroom, the RUPAUL'S DRAG RACE contestant was clocked as a Broadway queen. While performing at Feinstein's/54 Below in IT TAKES A WOMAN with her rich, husky singing voice, that proved to be a well-earned title. But, as seen on TV, comedy seems to come a bit harder for Michelle. Well, don't blame it entirely on the edit, because that duality took center stage at the May 16 show, her solo debut at the venue. (more...)
Alex Newell, Ryann Redmond to Headline BROADWAY DREAMS SING DREW FORNAROLA at Green Room 42 Alex Newell, Ryann Redmond to Headline BROADWAY DREAMS SING DREW FORNAROLA at Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in Cabaret

Broadway Dreams and writer Drew Fornarola (STRAIGHT, Claudio Quest) will team up to present an evening of songs from Fornarola's musicals at the beautiful new Green Room 42 on 42nd Street. The event will be held on June 12th at 8pm and will help kick off the Broadway Dreams New York City Musical Theatre Intensive. Tickets are $20. (more...)
NEXT CONCERT SERIES: BRIDGE THE GAP to Benefit Manchester Arena Victims' Families at 54 Below NEXT CONCERT SERIES: BRIDGE THE GAP to Benefit Manchester Arena Victims' Families at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Cabaret

The events of the past few days in Manchester have led Alicia Krakauer and Megan Minutillo to designate a portion of the proceeds to the account that the Manchester Evening News has set up in support of the families of those affected and killed in the Manchester Arena attack. (more...)
INNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 Below INNER CITY Reunion Concert Announced for Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Cabaret

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will be hosting a Reunion Concert of the 1971 Broadway musical, INNER CITY. The original Broadway production, directed by Tom O'Horgan, featured music by Helen Miller and lyrics by Eve Merriam.  The show was based on Merriam's book "The Inner City Mother Goose," a collection of updated nursery rhymes reflecting life of the disenfranchised inhabitants of America's urban inner cities circa 1970. The production ran at Broadway's Barrymore Theater from December 1971 to March 1972. Featured cast member, Linda Hopkins, was awarded a 1972 Tony Award for her performance. (more...)
Tony-Winners James Monroe Iglehart & Lillias White to Lead THE FUNKENTINE RAPTURE at Feinstein's/54 Below Tony-Winners James Monroe Iglehart & Lillias White to Lead THE FUNKENTINE RAPTURE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Cabaret

On Monday, June 19th at 7 P.M. & 9:30 P.M. at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street), Tony Award-Winners James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton) & Lillias White (Fela!, Netflix's "The Get Down") with Eric LeJaun Summers (Kinky Boots, Motown), Lawrence Clayton (The Color Purple) and Charity Angel Dawson (Waitress) bring back the funk in the concert performances of The Funkentine Rapture, Music & Lyrics by Lee Summers, Book by Lee Summers and Ben Blake. (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Celebrates its Favorite Thing, Robbie Rozelle Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Celebrates its Favorite Thing, Robbie Rozelle
by Behind the Curtain on May 24, 2017 in Cabaret

This Week: One of Rob and Kevin's favorite people, Robbie Rozelle, swings by to discuss his illustrious career as a graphic designer for cast recordings AND to talk about his upcoming show at Feinstein's/54 Below, Songs From Inside My Locker, which is June 9th, 2017 at 9:30pm. (more...)
ALADDIN's Stanley Martin Returns to The Metropolitan Room with a New Show this Summer ALADDIN's Stanley Martin Returns to The Metropolitan Room with a New Show this Summer
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Cabaret

Stanley Martin has been performing onstage since the age of five and professionally since the age of 10. He is  currently ,as well as the original Broadway cast member,  in the Hit Broadway musical 'Aladdin'.  (more...)
Photo Coverage: Tony Bennett Cheers Antonia Bennett Cafe Carlyle Debut Photo Coverage: Tony Bennett Cheers Antonia Bennett Cafe Carlyle Debut
by Stephen Sorokoff on May 24, 2017 in Cabaret

'You were good Antonia' were the first words Tony Bennett said to his daughter after her Cafe Carlyle debut last night.. and father surely knows best in this case.  (more...)
Photo Flash: Glenn Close and Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD Bring VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD to Birdland Photo Flash: Glenn Close and Cast of SUNSET BOULEVARD Bring VINTAGE HOLLYWOOD to Birdland
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Cabaret

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to present Glenn Close and the cast of Sunset Boulevard in "Vintage Hollywood," a fundraising concert for Bring Change 2 Mind, which works to end the stigma and discrimination surrounding mental illness. (more...)
Hotsy Totsy Burlesque to Perform Tribute to The Venture Brothers Next Month Hotsy Totsy Burlesque to Perform Tribute to The Venture Brothers Next Month
by BWW News Desk on May 24, 2017 in Cabaret

Doctor Jonas Venture has used Grover Cleveland's Presidential Time Machine to go forward in time to check out how his son, Doctor (Rusty) Thaddeus Venture, has progressed with the family legacy, only to discover that Rusty has shot it all to hell! (more...)
John Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan Room John Minnock's Innovative Show EVERY DAY BLUES Set for Year-Long Residency at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Cabaret

Innovative vocalist John Minnock, known for modern twists on jazz cabaret classics, is proud to bring his 'Every Day Blues' series to The Metropolitan Room, located at 34 West 22nd St., on four separate dates between May and December of 2017: May 27th, 2017; August 12th, 2017; October 14th, 2017; and December 9th, 2017. (more...)
Kyle Riabko to Return to Joe's Pub for 'CLOSE TO YOU' Celebration Kyle Riabko to Return to Joe's Pub for 'CLOSE TO YOU' Celebration
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Cabaret

Kyle Riabko - star and creator of the hit West End show Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined and the earlier acclaimed Off-Broadway version What's it All About? Bacharach Reimagined - will return to Joe's Pub at The Public for two solo concerts by popular demand on Friday, September 29 at 9:30 PM and Saturday, September 30 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)
Photo Flash: HATCHED Brings New Work to 54 Below for Fourth Year in a Row Photo Flash: HATCHED Brings New Work to 54 Below for Fourth Year in a Row
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Cabaret

For those craving a night of innovative and off-beat musical theater with no shortage of drinks and a lively crowd, Pace University and Ryan Scott Oliver presented an evening of songs from hot, new musicals - all written, performed and directed by freshmen from Pace University's BFA Musical Theater program on May 10 at Feinstein's/54 Below. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)
Migguel Anggelo, Molly Pope, and More Coming to Joe's Pub this Week Migguel Anggelo, Molly Pope, and More Coming to Joe's Pub this Week
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Cabaret

Check out what's happening at Joe's Pub this week! (more...)
Joe's Pub Announces PRIDE WEEK Line-Up Joe's Pub Announces PRIDE WEEK Line-Up
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Cabaret

Come celebrate Pride Week in June at Joe's Pub! (more...)
Bebe Neuwirth, Tony Sheldon, Brenda Braxton Star in Comedy Benefit for ACLU at Feinstein's/54 Below Bebe Neuwirth, Tony Sheldon, Brenda Braxton Star in Comedy Benefit for ACLU at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Cabaret

After a sold-out benefit performance in March, audience-favorite 'Villain: DeBlanks' is back for another round of shenanigans on May 31, with 100% of proceeds going to the ACLU!  (more...)
Lisa Yaeger Returns To The Metropolitan Room In JERSEY GIRL Lisa Yaeger Returns To The Metropolitan Room In JERSEY GIRL
by BWW News Desk on May 23, 2017 in Cabaret

Lisa Yaeger's brand new show JERSEY GIRL will debut at the Metropolitan Room Friday, June 2nd and Wednesday, June 21st, both at 7pm. JERSEY GIRL is a musical celebration of Lisa's home state with songs written, performed, and even arranged by some of the greats who all grew up in NJ. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Lisa Lampanelli, Dominic Chianese & Others Featured At Friars Club's BELLA NOTTE Photo Coverage: Lisa Lampanelli, Dominic Chianese & Others Featured At Friars Club's BELLA NOTTE
by Stephen Sorokoff on May 23, 2017 in Cabaret

The Friars Club's entertainment bench possesses an unbelievable amount of talent and they are called upon to perform at the club's unique in-house weekly dinner/shows.  Luckily, performers who were not famous when they first joined the club are generous with sharing their talents at these events after they become super stars.  (more...)
Kate Rockwell Heads Back to Her Roots Tonight at The Green Room 42 Kate Rockwell Heads Back to Her Roots Tonight at The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Cabaret

Kate Rockwell has been Broadway's blonde ingenue-with-an-attitude for the past 10 years. (more...)
The Ziegfeld Society to Present Karen Oberlin's Doris Day Tribute 'SECRET LOVE' The Ziegfeld Society to Present Karen Oberlin's Doris Day Tribute 'SECRET LOVE'
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in Cabaret

The Ziegfeld Society will present Karen Oberlin in her acclaimed one woman show, SECRET LOVE: A Tribute to Doris Day, on Saturday, May 27th at 3:30 pm at Lang Concert Hall (69th Street between Park and Lexington). (more...)