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BWW Reviews: Young Singers Peddie, Dirksen, Block and Lowe Are No Longer Waiting to Join the Shining New Lights of CabaretBWW Reviews: Young Singers Peddie, Dirksen, Block and Lowe Are No Longer Waiting to Join the Shining New Lights of Cabaret
by Billie Roe - Nov 22, 2014

Every year, despite a litany of warnings they come to the Big Apple with big dreams. Warnings like: “You have to pay your dues.” “It's a tough business, kid.” “How are you going to survive?” There's no such thing as an overnight success, yet still they come to be at “the top of the heap,” as Kander and Ebb so eloquently put it. The four young performers featured here haven't yet vaulted to the top of the cabaret heap, but they've certainly made their marks with excellent shows during 2014, while exhibiting the potential to get there. The spotlight is already shining on Chrysten Peddie, Angela Dirksen, Rembert Block, and Kristoffer Lowe. (more...)

Sue Matsuki Performs First Solo Show in Three Years at Metropolitan Room TonightSue Matsuki Performs First Solo Show in Three Years at Metropolitan Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2013

Sue Matsuki is a 10-time MAC Award Nominee and 3-time Winner (in 6 different categories); the very first (2004) recipient of the Julie Wilson Award given by the Mabel Mercer Foundation (chosen by Julie herself) and a 20 year Cabaret/Jazz singing veteran who has played every NYC Cabaret room including Feinstein's at the Regency and several of the major Jazz Clubs including the legendary Village Gate, Birdland, The Iridium and Sweet Rhythm. Sue has performed all across the U.S. from Alaska to Las Vegas to Maine! Sue is also a writer, reviewer, producer, teacher, coach, comedian, host and an award-winning songwriter. (more...)

Sue Matsuki to Perform First Solo Show in Three Years at Metropolitan Room, 8/8Sue Matsuki to Perform First Solo Show in Three Years at Metropolitan Room, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Sue Matsuki is a 10-time MAC Award Nominee and 3-time Winner (in 6 different categories); the very first (2004) recipient of the Julie Wilson Award given by the Mabel Mercer Foundation (chosen by Julie herself) and a 20 year Cabaret/Jazz singing veteran who has played every NYC Cabaret room including Feinstein's at the Regency and several of the major Jazz Clubs including the legendary Village Gate, Birdland, The Iridium and Sweet Rhythm. Sue has performed all across the U.S. from Alaska to Las Vegas to Maine! Sue is also a writer, reviewer, producer, teacher, coach, comedian, host and an award-winning songwriter. (more...)

Lionel Shockness Plays Don't Tell Mama Tonight, 7/20Lionel Shockness Plays Don't Tell Mama Tonight, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

New York City native Lionel Shockness appears tonight, July 20th for an evening of songs at legendary piano bar and restaurant Don't Tell Mama (on Restaurant Row) in Manhattan. (more...)

Lionel Shockness Plays Don't Tell Mama, 7/20Lionel Shockness Plays Don't Tell Mama, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2012

New York City native Lionel Shockness will appear Friday, July 20th for an evening of songs at legendary piano bar and restaurant Don't Tell Mama (on Restaurant Row) in Manhattan. (more...)

Lionel Shockness & Friends Present 'Here's To Life!' at Don't Tell Mama, Tonight, 5/20Lionel Shockness & Friends Present 'Here's To Life!' at Don't Tell Mama, Tonight, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2012

New York City native Lionel Shockness invites you to gather tonight, May 20th & May 30th for "Here's To Life!" - an afternoon and evening of songs celebrating life and every joy it brings at legendary piano bar / restaurant Don't Tell Mama (on Restaurant Row) in Manhattan. (more...)

Lionel Shockness & Friends Present 'Here's To Life!' at Don't Tell Mama, 5/20Lionel Shockness & Friends Present 'Here's To Life!' at Don't Tell Mama, 5/20
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

New York City native Lionel Shockness invites you to gather on May 20th & May 30th for "Here's To Life!" - an afternoon and evening of songs celebrating life and every joy it brings at legendary piano bar / restaurant Don't Tell Mama (on Restaurant Row) in Manhattan. (more...)

The Metropolitan Room Welcomes Sally Kellerman And More This AprilThe Metropolitan Room Welcomes Sally Kellerman And More This April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011

April at The Metropolitan Room (more...)

The Metropolitan Room Welcomes Sally Kellerman And More This AprilThe Metropolitan Room Welcomes Sally Kellerman And More This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2011

April at The Metropolitan Room (more...)

Sarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman TheatreSarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

Sarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman TheatreSarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

LE SCANDAL CABARET, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman TheatreLE SCANDAL CABARET, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

Sarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman TheatreSarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

The Laurie Beechman Theatre Hosts "Jimmy Gleason: Actor Under Fire," 4/5The Laurie Beechman Theatre Hosts "Jimmy Gleason: Actor Under Fire," 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2010

The Laurie Beechman Theatre will present 'Jimmy Gleason: Actor Under Fire' beginning on Monday, April 5th. The show will be presented on concurrent Mondays, following again on April 12th. (more...)

'Le Scandal Cabaret' Set for Laurie Beechman Theatre, 4/3'Le Scandal Cabaret' Set for Laurie Beechman Theatre, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

Sarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman TheatreSarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

Sarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman TheatreSarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

The Cabaret Chronicles: Sue Matsuki, MetroJam, and the Coming Week!The Cabaret Chronicles: Sue Matsuki, MetroJam, and the Coming Week!
by Jenna Esposito - Feb 7, 2010

Jenna gives a rundown of where she's been and what's coming up in the world of cabaret (and sometimes beyond!) This week's column features Sue Matsuki at Feinstein's at Loews Regency, MetroJam at The Metropolitan Room, and a look at the week ahead. (more...)

Laurie Beechman Theatre Announces Lineup for January: Joan Rivers, Judy Gold, Carey Anderson & More Laurie Beechman Theatre Announces Lineup for January: Joan Rivers, Judy Gold, Carey Anderson & More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2009

The Laurie Beechman Theatre, located within The West Bank Café, is pleased to announce upcoming performances in January, including performances by Carey Anderson, Donna Lynne Champlin, Michele Dowdy, Joan Treacy Egan, Karen Finely, Judy Gold, Steven Lutvak, Liz McCartney, Laura Osnes & Joan Rivers. (more...)

West Bank Cafe Announces Upcoming Shows at Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2008

The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. (more...)

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