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Bobby Conte Thornton to Debut at the Venetian Room, 5/31Bobby Conte Thornton to Debut at the Venetian Room, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, the organization dedicated to presenting world renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, presents the concert debut of rising musical theatre star Bobby Conte Thornton. (more...)

Lillias White & Billy Stritch to Close Bay Area Cabaret Season at the Venetian Room, 5/31Lillias White & Billy Stritch to Close Bay Area Cabaret Season at the Venetian Room, 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, the organization dedicated to presenting world renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, will conclude its season by welcoming Tony winner Lillias White with music director/performer Billy Stritch. (more...)

Photo Coverage: John Pizzarelli with Daniel Jobim Play Cafe CarlylePhoto Coverage: John Pizzarelli with Daniel Jobim Play Cafe Carlyle
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 24, 2015

You've probably heard a variation of this joke at a cabaret performance.  The performer will say something like "if you know the words, please don't sing along." Ann Hampton Callaway teasingly cajoles her audience to join in while she's singing a musically complex scat arrangement during her act.  When John Pizzarelli asked the The Carlyle audience to sing along as he and Daniel Jobim sang the nights closing number (Antonio Carlos Jobim's Aqua De beber), it wasn't funny.  The many Brazilians filling the seats in the Cafe  expertly chanted in Portuguese. Sometimes I find it difficult to handle the syncopated rhythms which accent the second beat of a measure in Bossa Nova, but this crowd didn't.  (more...)

John Pizzarelli & Daniel Jobim Returning to Cafe Carlyle, 4/21-5/2John Pizzarelli & Daniel Jobim Returning to Cafe Carlyle, 4/21-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Cafe Carlyle is pleased to welcome back guitarist John Pizzarelli, who just performed a sold-out, critically lauded show with wife Jessica Molaskey which TIME placed on their list of 2014's Ten Best Plays & Musicals. (more...)

Tony Nominee Annaleigh Ashford Comes to the Venetian Room Next MonthTony Nominee Annaleigh Ashford Comes to the Venetian Room Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, the organization dedicated to presenting world renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, presents the versatile Tony-nominated Broadway and television star Annaleigh Ashford in her West Coast cabaret debut. (more...)

Cork School of Music Percussion Concert to Support Eabha O'Mahony, March 29Cork School of Music Percussion Concert to Support Eabha O'Mahony, March 29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

The Cork School of Music Percussion department are proud to present a special fundraising concert for Eabha O'Mahony on Sunday 29th of March at 2pm in the Curtis Auditorium, Cork School of Music, Union Quay, Cork City. Suggested donation €10. (more...)

THE DEVIL IS A WOMAN and More Among MoMA Film's April 2015 LineupTHE DEVIL IS A WOMAN and More Among MoMA Film's April 2015 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

The Museum of Modern Art has announced its film exhibitions for April 2015. All films and events take place in the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters, unless otherwise noted. Details below! (more...)

Tony Winner Lena Hall to Open Cafe Carlyle's Spring Season; Megan Hilty, Alan Cumming & More on TapTony Winner Lena Hall to Open Cafe Carlyle's Spring Season; Megan Hilty, Alan Cumming & More on Tap
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel has announced the Cafe Carlyle's spring 2015 season, which will feature some of Broadway's biggest stars, including the venue debuts of Alan Cumming and Lena Hall, and the highly anticipated return of Megan Hilty. The season will also feature new shows by audience favorites Judy Collins and John Pizzarelli with Daniel Jobim. More artists to be announced soon. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Paulo Szot's Bossa Nova is Too Heavy at 54 BELOWBWW Reviews: Paulo Szot's Bossa Nova is Too Heavy at 54 BELOW
by David Clarke - Feb 26, 2015

Celebrating the centennial of Frank Sinatra, Paulo Szot returns to 54 BELOW with a brand new show inspired by Antonio Carlos Jobim, the founding father of bossa nova. Unfortunately, the end product is not the enchanted evening we'd expect from the Tony Award winner. (more...)

Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli to Sing Nat King Cole at Bay Area Cabaret, 3/21Ramsey Lewis & John Pizzarelli to Sing Nat King Cole at Bay Area Cabaret, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret, the organization dedicated to presenting world renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, presents multi-Grammy-Award winning jazz pianist/composer Ramsey Lewis and jazz guitarist/vocalist John Pizzarelli in Straighten up and Fly Right: A Tribute to Nat King Cole. (more...)

92Y to Welcome Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis & Guitarist Jason Vieaux, 2/2892Y to Welcome Harpist Yolanda Kondonassis & Guitarist Jason Vieaux, 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

On Saturday, February 28, 2015 at 8pm, the 92Y will present the New York debut of the harp-guitar duo comprised of internationally acclaimed harpist Yolanda Kondonassis and virtuoso classical guitarist Jason Vieaux in recital atKaufmann Concert Hall. The concert is part of the 92Y's Art of the Guitar series and will include Maximo Diego Pujol'sSuite Magica; Alan Hovhaness' Sonata for Guitar and Harp: Spirit of Trees; Gary Schocker's Hypnosis; Keith Fitch's Knock on Wood; and Xavier Montsalvatge's Fantasia. Kondonassis and Vieaux will also each play a solo piece, with Kondonassis performing Carlos Salzedo's Chanson dans la nuit and Vieaux performing an arrangement Antonio Carlos Jobim's A Felicidade. (more...)

Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, March 2015Jim Caruso, Billy Stritch and More Set for The Crazy Coqs, March 2015
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

The Crazy Coqs at the Brasserie Zedel, Piccadilly, has announced its March 2015 programme, featuring Billy Stritch (March 3-5), Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch (March 6 & 7), Janie Dee (March 10-14), Roulston & Young (March 17-19), Bobby Crush (March 20 & 21) and Claire Martin & Joe Stilgoe (March 24-28). Scroll down for details! (more...)

JUDY COLLINS SINGS SONDHEIM Comes to the Venetian Room, 2/28 & 3/1JUDY COLLINS SINGS SONDHEIM Comes to the Venetian Room, 2/28 & 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret welcomes back Grammy winner, Oscar nominee, and American music legend Judy Collins in the debut of a brand new show Judy Collins Sings Sondheim. (more...)

2016 Summer Olympics Mascots Named After BLACK ORPHEUS Songwriters2016 Summer Olympics Mascots Named After BLACK ORPHEUS Songwriters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Organizing Committee for the 2016 Olympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro just announced its official mascots will be 'Vinicius' and 'Tom' -- named after legendary Bossa Nova artists Vinicius de Moraes and Antonio Carlos 'Tom' Jobim. These two vital voices in Brazilian culture were responsible, along with collaborator Luiz Bonfa, for the now iconic music at the heart of the Academy Award and Cannes Palme d'Or winning film Black Orpheus. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marcos Valle & Stacey Kent Play BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Marcos Valle & Stacey Kent Play Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 15, 2014

In a world of ever more powerful Broadway voices dominating the local Cabarets it was musically intoxicating to hear the opposite, as Birdland presented some smooth Brazilian jazz offerings this month. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, John Lloyd Young, Sharon McNight and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko in DecemberTovah Feldshuh, John Lloyd Young, Sharon McNight and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko in December
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko is proud to announce the upcoming lineup for December 2014. Performers include Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh, Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young, "American Idol's" Kimberley Locke, Tony Award nominee -- and San Francisco legend -- Sharon McNight, "America's Got Talent's" Shawn Ryan, Dave Damiani & the No Vacancy Orchestra with special guest Renee Olstead & Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., San Francisco's favorite Russian redhead Katya-Smirnoff-Skyy, crooner Russ Lorenson, Bay Area jazz singer Yvonne Flores and more! (more...)

Bay Area Cabaret to Welcome Sierra Boggess, 12/7Bay Area Cabaret to Welcome Sierra Boggess, 12/7
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret presents Broadway star and Olivier Award nominee Sierra Boggess in her brand new, critically acclaimed show, Finding the Balance (The Journey Of The Middle Child.) Broadway knows her as Ariel in The Little Mermaid, Christine Daae in The Phantom of the Opera, and as aspiring opera star Sharon Graham in Master Class. London knows her for her Olivier Award-nominated performance in Love Never Dies and Fantine in Les Miserables. Sierra Boggess will return to Broadway in the spring of 2015 in the new musical It Shoulda Been You alongside Tyne Daly, directed by David Hyde Pierce. Bay Area Cabaret presents Sierra Boggess, with musical director Brian Hertz and cellist Summer Boggess, at 5pm, Sunday December 7, 2014 in the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street, atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. For tickets ($50 general/$30 under 30 w/ID) visit www.bayareacabaret.org or call (415) 392-4400. (more...)

John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey Returns to Cafe Carlyle, Now thru 11/22John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey Returns to Cafe Carlyle, Now thru 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Cafe Carlyle will welcome back acclaimed husband-and-wife duo John Pizzarelli and Jessica Molaskey for a four-week engagement, today, October 28 - November 22. (more...)

O BRAZIL Film Series Preview Set for Tonight at Museum of the Moving ImageO BRAZIL Film Series Preview Set for Tonight at Museum of the Moving Image
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2014

To celebrate the strength and vitality of the Brazilian film industry, Museum of the Moving Image will present a new ongoing series, O Brazil: Contemprary Brazilian Cinema. Featuring works by established directors and emerging filmmakers, this showcase will present a bird's eye view of a thriving film scene. The first installment, from November 22 through December 20, 2014, will include three films: My Mother Is a Character (Minha mãe é uma peça), starring the popular theater and TV comedian Paulo Gustavo in Brazil's biggest box-office hit of 2013; Casa Grande, Fellipe Barbosa 's coming-of-age drama that has been a hit at several international film festivals; and The Music According to Antonio Carlos Jobim (A música segundo Tom Jobim), a musical tribute to the artist who popularized bossa nova, by Cinema Novo pioneer Nelson Pereira dos Santos. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, John Lloyd Young, Sharon McNight and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko in DecemberTovah Feldshuh, John Lloyd Young, Sharon McNight and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko in December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Feinstein's at the Nikko is proud to announce the upcoming lineup for December 2014. Performers include Tony Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh, Tony Award winner John Lloyd Young, "American Idol's" Kimberley Locke, Tony Award nominee -- and San Francisco legend -- Sharon McNight, "America's Got Talent's" Shawn Ryan, Dave Damiani & the No Vacancy Orchestra with special guest Renee Olstead & Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr., San Francisco's favorite Russian redhead Katya-Smirnoff-Skyy, crooner Russ Lorenson, Bay Area jazz singer Yvonne Flores and more! (more...)

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