Anita Gillette News

Date of Birth: August 16, 1936 (78)
Birth Place: Baltimore, MD, USA
Gender: Female
THE ENGAYGEMENT Heads to the Met Room, 8/14, 8/19 & 9/9THE ENGAYGEMENT Heads to the Met Room, 8/14, 8/19 & 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

'The EnGAYgement', starring David Auxier with Seph Stanek, is set for The Metropolitan Room, August 14 at 9:30 p.m., August 19 at 7 p.m. and September 9 at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Anita Gillette & Penny Fuller Set For SIN TWISTERS, TOO! At 54 Below 11/4 & 11/15Anita Gillette & Penny Fuller Set For SIN TWISTERS, TOO! At 54 Below 11/4 & 11/15
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 20, 2015

The sin twisters are back at 54 Below! (more...)

Cabaret Convention Returning to Town HallCabaret Convention Returning to Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

It's an undeniable, outstanding, and extraordinary musical milestone, to be sure: 2015 marks the thirtieth anniversary of The Mabel Mercer Foundation! Not only has the organization survived the ongoing and vastly fluctuating public tastes in music, lyrics, and performers, it has proliferated and burgeoned in its three decades of commitment to the classic, "Great Popular Songbook" -- both past and present. (more...)

Photo Flash: Klea Blackhurst and More in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Klea Blackhurst and More in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series presented a reading of Stephen Cole and David Evans' musical fable, 'Merman's Apprentice' on Monday, June 15. Directed by Stephen Cole and Amy Burgess, the cast featured PJ Benjamin, Austin Colby, Eddie Korbich, Brian Charles Rooney, Klea Blackhurst, Bill Nolte, Desi Oakley, Sarah Sesler, Anita Gillette, Elizabeth Teeter and F. Michael Haynie, supported by a six piece band with orchestrations by Lynn Shankel. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 15-21, Featuring Ann Hampton Callaway and More!Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 15-21, Featuring Ann Hampton Callaway and More!
by Louisa Brady - Jun 15, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: 'Merman's Apprentice' In Concert, Starring: Klea Blackhurst & Anita Gillette; BLAME CANADA! Featuring Broadway's Canadian Talent; Ann Hampton Callaway: On My Way to You; Sara Chase at 54 Below; and The Melody Lingers On: A 'Benefit' for Victims of Earworm. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst Stars in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland TonightKlea Blackhurst Stars in MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series is proud to announce that Stephen Cole and David Evans musical fable, Merman's Apprentice, will appear at the historic Birdland stage for a sold-out performance tonight, June 15 at 7pm. Directed by Igor Goldin (Yank) the cast features (in alphabetical order) P.J. Benjamin, Klea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette, Bill Nolte, and Elizabeth Teeter supported by a six-piece band with orchestrations by Lynn Shankel. (more...)

MERMAN'S APPRENTICE Sold Out at Birdland; Bill Nolte to Replace Richard KindMERMAN'S APPRENTICE Sold Out at Birdland; Bill Nolte to Replace Richard Kind
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series is proud to announce that Stephen Cole and David Evans' musical fable, Merman's Apprentice, is SOLD OUT for its Monday, June 15th show. (more...)

Erich Bergen, Four Generations of Miles & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/15Erich Bergen, Four Generations of Miles & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 15 - June 21, featuring "Four Generations of Miles,' with Jimmy Cobb, Mike Stern, Buster Williams, Sonny Fortune; Erich Bergen; Merman's Apprentice featuring Richard Kind, Klea Blackhurst and Anita Gillette; and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barry Kleinbort Discusses Broadway at  Backstage with Peter LeDonnePhoto Coverage: Barry Kleinbort Discusses Broadway at Backstage with Peter LeDonne
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 28, 2015

Barry Kleinbort, director, composer, lyricist, and librettist shared his vast theatre knowledge with the 970am radio audience this past Sunday. Barry paid a visit to his longtime friend Jamie deRoy at Backstage with Peter LeDonne. This informative hour is available on Podcast at http://am970theanswer.com. Mr. Kleinbort is one of the select of creative people who are called upon to write special material for many cabaret and theatre performers. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette and Richard Kind to Lead MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at BirdlandKlea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette and Richard Kind to Lead MERMAN'S APPRENTICE in Concert at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland Concert Series is proud to announce that Stephen Cole and David Evans musical fable, Merman's Apprentice, will appear at the historic Birdland stage One Night Only, Monday, June 15 at 7pm. Directed by Igor Goldin (Yank) the cast features (in alphabetical order) P.J. Benjamin, Klea Blackhurst, Anita Gillette, Richard Kind, and Elizabeth Teeter supported by a six-piece band with orchestrations by Lynn Shankel. (more...)

Full Lineup Set for Help Is On The Way Today Gala at the Metropolitan Room, 5/17Full Lineup Set for Help Is On The Way Today Gala at the Metropolitan Room, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Help Is On The Way Today will hold its annual fundraising Gala on Sunday, May 17th, at Metropolitan Room.   (more...)

Full Lineup Set for Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Gala, 5/17Full Lineup Set for Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Gala, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Help Is On The Way Today will hold its annual fundraising Gala on Sunday, May 17th, at Metropolitan Room.  Help Is On The Way Today is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2005 by MAC AWARD winning producer, Joseph Macchia, to assist children and youth living with HIV and AIDS. The full lineup of incredible talent has been confirmed. Solo performers include: (more...)

AIP's 13th Annual Cabaret Festival Set for Next Week in Long BeachAIP's 13th Annual Cabaret Festival Set for Next Week in Long Beach
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 13th Annual Cabaret Festival May 13-17 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook. (more...)

James Monroe Iglehart, Robin De Jesus & More Set for 54 Below This WeekJames Monroe Iglehart, Robin De Jesus & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Emily Bergl, Anita Gillette, Amy Spanger, Holt McCallany and More Set for 54 CELEBRATES JULIE WILSON This MayEmily Bergl, Anita Gillette, Amy Spanger, Holt McCallany and More Set for 54 CELEBRATES JULIE WILSON This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents TV stars Emily Bergl, Holt MaCallany, Broadway stars Rita Gardner, Anita Gillette, Amy Spanger, Lee Roy Reams, Raissa Katona Bennett and Cabaret stars Steve Ross, Baby Jane Dexter, Sidney Myer and Mark Nadler in 54 celebrates Julie Wilson on Saturday, May 9, 2015 and Thursday, May 14, 2015, both shows at 7pm. (more...)

Cabaret Cares to Hold HELP IS ON THE WAY TODAY Annual Gala, 5/17Cabaret Cares to Hold HELP IS ON THE WAY TODAY Annual Gala, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

Cabaret Cares/Help Is On The Way Today will hold its annual fundraising Gala on Sunday, May 17th, at Metropolitan Room in the fashionable Flatiron District at 34 West 22nd Street (between 5th and 6th Avenues). Help Is On The Way Today is a 501c3 non-profit organization founded in 2005 by MAC AWARD winning producer, Joseph Macchia, to assist children and youth living with HIV and AIDS. (more...)

Anita Gillette Dazzles in Birdland Return; Elizabeth Stanley to Get CARRIED AWAY Next WeekAnita Gillette Dazzles in Birdland Return; Elizabeth Stanley to Get CARRIED AWAY Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is proud to announce that On The Town star Elizabeth Stanley will be celebrating the show's creators Betty Comden and Adolph Green in concert in 'Carried Away' on Monday, April 6 at 7pm. Elizabeth's very special guest will be Television/Broadway star Andrew Rannells. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anita Gillette Performs SO, AS I WAS SAYING at BirdlandPhoto Flash: Anita Gillette Performs SO, AS I WAS SAYING at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to welcome back Broadway and tv actress Anita Gillette, who debuted a new concert entitled 'So, As I Was Saying.' The one-night-only event took place on Monday, March 30 at 7pm. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below! (more...)

Sheila Jordan, Anita Gillette and More to Play Birdland, Week of March 30Sheila Jordan, Anita Gillette and More to Play Birdland, Week of March 30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its performances running March 30 - April 5, including Sheila Jordan with The Steve Kuhn Trio, Anita Gillette, Barbara Carroll, Michelle Walker, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Mercedes Ellington & Lee Roy Reams Set for ON TAP!, 3/14Mercedes Ellington & Lee Roy Reams Set for ON TAP!, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

Legacy 36, LLC in association with The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present ON TAP!: From Broadway To The Silver Screen, a song and dance show celebrating tap dancing stars, styles and traditions starring The Legacy Dancers: A Line of Former Rockettes with guest stars Mercedes Ellington and Lee Roy Reams on Saturday, March 14th. ON TAP! is co-produced, directed and choreographed by Mary Six Rupert and Karyn Tomczak. (more...)

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