Stephen Holden News

Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Kick Off Residency at Bemelmans Bar This AprilJim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Kick Off Residency at Bemelmans Bar This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, will welcome Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Bemelmans Bar for a Sunday night residency throughout April. (more...)

Gustavo Dudamel Conducts TANGOS UNDER THE STARS With the LA PhilGustavo Dudamel Conducts TANGOS UNDER THE STARS With the LA Phil
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina in this invigorating evening under the stars on Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil -- recorded at the Hollywood Bowl in August - coming to Great Performances Friday, March 31 at 9 p.m. on PBS. (Check local listings.) (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2017 ScheduleBirdland Announces April 2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts. (more...)

Sold Out Crowds Cheer for Charles Busch in THAT GIRL/THAT BOYSold Out Crowds Cheer for Charles Busch in THAT GIRL/THAT BOY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Just as death knells and obituaries are beginning to appear in the press for cabaret in Los Angeles (usually by inexperienced journalists in their 20s who seem to think that entertainment is restricted to their computers, IPads and IPhones), proof to the contrary arrives in the form of one Charles Busch in "THAT GIRL/ THAT BOY" at Rockwell stage and table on March 13th and 14th . With sold out and standing room only crowds, not to mention multiple standing ovations, clearly cabaret's heart was beating strong and proud. (more...)

Bridge Street Theatre Presents The First Evening in 2017 Cabaret Series TOM ANDERSON: MY FAVORITE SINGS!Bridge Street Theatre Presents The First Evening in 2017 Cabaret Series TOM ANDERSON: MY FAVORITE SINGS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2017

It's back! Bridge Street Theatre' hugely popular Cabaret Series returns to Catskill on April 8th at 8:00pm. And the first installment will feature series curator (and part time Catskill resident) Tom Andersen himself in an exhilarating evening of tunes from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, Country Music, and his own teeming and talented brain called "My Favorite Sings". And to give the evening an even more distinctive "local" twist, Mr. Andersen will be joined onstage by Jumbo Bungalow - the husband-and-wife team of Catskill ukulele virtuoso extraordinaire Carmen Borgia and BST's own resident diva (and star of their production of SOUVENIR) Alison Davy. (more...)

PANGEA Mixes Politics and Art in MarchPANGEA Mixes Politics and Art in March
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

As New York girds itself for a fight across party lines, Pangea is the place to party before the fight.  Some mean hombres like Jeremy Lawrence, Salty Brine and MargOH! Channing will show you what they're made of. Singer-seers like Gay Marshall and Carol Lipnik will blast through doors and glass ceilings, and cabaret confederates like Kevin Malony's rogues' gallery of talent in the "Happy Cry Pretty" series will break conventions with disarming ease. Top off the month with The Secret Variety Society on Friday March 31 and you've got a recipe for dealing with the disaster. (more...)

PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Tangos Under the Stars, 3/31PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES to Present Tangos Under the Stars, 3/31
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Gustavo Dudamel accents the colors, rhythms, and passion of music by leading composers from Argentina in this invigorating evening under the stars on Dudamel Conducts Tangos Under the Stars with the LA Phil (more...)

Baby Jane Dexter Resurrects BODY AND SOUL at Metropolitan RoomBaby Jane Dexter Resurrects BODY AND SOUL at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

???????The indomitable Baby Jane Dexter continues to march to her own drummer as she resurrects her critically acclaimed "Body & Soul" for three encore performances at the Metropolitan Room in March and April. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Presents Benefit Performance of Charles Busch's THE LADY AT THE MICLa Jolla Playhouse Presents Benefit Performance of Charles Busch's THE LADY AT THE MIC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

La Jolla Playhouse announces a special benefit engagement of The Lady at the Mic, written by and starring Charles Busch(Playhouse's The Third Story, Broadway's The Tale of the Allergist's Wife), accompanied by Tom Judson, to be performed atThe Abbey at 2825 Fifth Avenue on Friday, March 24 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Grigoryan Brothers Confirmed As Special Guests for k.d. lang Ingenue Redux TourGrigoryan Brothers Confirmed As Special Guests for k.d. lang Ingenue Redux Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Paul Dainty, President and CEO of TEG Dainty announced today that the Grigoryan Brothers will join GRAMMY® Award winning singer songwriter k.d. lang on her Ingénue Redux 25th Anniversary Tour as special guests. (more...)

Cinema Tropical Festival Features Six of the Past Year's Best Latin American FilmsCinema Tropical Festival Features Six of the Past Year's Best Latin American Films
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image and Cinema Tropical, the acclaimed New York-based organization dedicated to promoting Latin American cinema in the United States, co-present the 2017 edition of the Cinema Tropical Festival, from February 24 through 26. This year's festival showcases six feature films-from Brazil, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and the United States-including winners and nominees from the 7th Annual Cinema Tropical Awards, which were announced in January.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

TEG Dainty announced today that GRAMMY® Award winning singer songwriter k.d. lang will tour Australia in July on her Ingénue Redux Tour, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the release of her first all-original album Ingénue. (more...)

Cyrus Chestnut, SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS and More Coming Up This Month at BirdlandCyrus Chestnut, SHOWBIZ AFTER HOURS and More Coming Up This Month at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for February 20-26, featuring Cyrus Chestnut Quartet, ShowBiz After Hours with Frank DiLella, Eric Comstock & Jon Burr, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Returns To Manhattan For A Special Tribute To Broadway Legend Sheldon HarnickJennifer Roberts Returns To Manhattan For A Special Tribute To Broadway Legend Sheldon Harnick
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Singer Jennifer Roberts will toast the 93rd birthday of legendary Broadway lyricist and composer Sheldon Harnick with a tribute show celebrating his impressive body of work. Jennifer will be joined in the special performance at New York hotspot 'Don't Tell Mama' by musical director Tedd Firth and bassist Tom Hubbard. (more...)

Kim David Smith, Salty Brine, Carol Lipnik and More to Bring 'Alt Cabaret' to Pangea in FebruaryKim David Smith, Salty Brine, Carol Lipnik and More to Bring 'Alt Cabaret' to Pangea in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

At Pangea we celebrate the edge, the cutting edge. And right on the cusp of February are the extraordinary Rachelle Garniez finishing up a run, and Kim David Smith launching another.  Add to that Jeremy Lawrence, Salty Brine, Carol Lipnik and another season of Kevin Malony's "Happy Cry Pretty," and it all starts to make sense: Downtown's supper-club Pangea, which Stephen Holden recently called "a bohemian oasis not unlike the fabled Max's Kansas City from days gone by," plays home to some of the best in alt cabaret. (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Victoria Shaw and More Coming Up at Birdland This MonthMarilyn Maye, Victoria Shaw and More Coming Up at Birdland This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced an updated lineup for January 23-29, featuring the John Pizzarelli Trio, Marilyn Maye, Victoria Shaw, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Welsh Diva Iris Williams Returns to Los Angeles Cabaret Scene 2/28Welsh Diva Iris Williams Returns to Los Angeles Cabaret Scene 2/28
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

International song stylist Iris Williams returns to the Los Angeles cabaret scene in a one night only solo performance at Catalina's located on Hollywood's storied Sunset Boulevard on February 28 at 8:30pm.  During Ms. Williams' set, themed "Let the Music Begin," she interprets standards by the likes of Johnny Mercer, Irving Berlin, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein, Nat King Cole, Carole King, Ashford & Simpson and Edith Piaf. http://www.catalinajazzclub.com (more...)

Chris Gillespie, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch and More Slated for Bemelmans Bar This WinterChris Gillespie, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch and More Slated for Bemelmans Bar This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

The Carlyle, a Rosewood Hotel, will welcome Chris Gillespie, Champian Fulton and Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch to Bemelmans Bar for Sunday night residencies throughout the winter 2017 season. (more...)

David Broza Adds Mira Awad to Town Hall PerformanceDavid Broza Adds Mira Awad to Town Hall Performance
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2016

David Broza is regularly referred to as "the Israeli Springsteen," but the moniker belies the wide range of styles he combines in his music and the diversity of collaborators with whom he works. (more...)

Charles Busch and Annaleigh Ashford Celebrate New Year's Eve at Feinstein's/54 BelowCharles Busch and Annaleigh Ashford Celebrate New Year's Eve at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

Celebrate New Year's Eve at Feinstein's/54 Below as two of our most popular stars return to help usher in the new year!  December 31, 2016 will have a very special lineup:   Two-time MAC Award winner, Tony nominee, and drag legend Charles Busch will bring laughs and glamour to the 7pm show.   (more...)

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