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Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for June 20-26, Featuring Alexandra Silber, Laura Osnes, and More!

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:

  • Al(exandra) Silber's Casual Monday
  • The Broadway Princess Party feat. Laura Osnes
  • Barbara Cook
  • Lorna Luft Celebrates Pride Week
  • Anything But Love the Musical in Concert

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Al(exandra) Silber's Casual Monday

Where: Birdland NYC (315 W 44th Street)

When: June 20th at 7:00 PM

Tickets: $30 http://www.birdlandjazz.com/event/1193213-al-exandra-silber-s-casual-new-york/

The Broadway at Birdland concert series is thrilled to announce that Grammy nominee and Broadway star Alexandra Silber will perform on the historic stage on Monday, June 20 at 7pm. In her intimate evening, she will celebrate the cd release of Arlington, a new musical written by Victor Lodato and Polly Pen.

Alexandra Silber is a 2014 Grammy® nominee for her portrayal of Maria in West Side Story with the San Francisco Symphony and is currently playing Tzeitel in the revival of Fiddler on the Roof. On BROADWAY, she has performed in Master Class, Arlington (Outer Critics Circle nom), Hello, Again, (Drama League nom), Song of Norway, and She Loves Me. In London's WEST END, she has been seen in Kiss Me, Kate (Lilli/Kate for BBC Proms at Royal Albert Hall), Carousel (Julie - TMA Award), Fiddler on The Roof (Hodel), and The Woman In White (Laura). Regionally, she's starred in My Fair Lady, Carousel, and Love Story. On the big and small screens, she's been seen in Mysteries Of Laura; all three Law & Orders; Kiss Me, Kate (BBC), 1408, and The 57th Grammy Awards. Alexandra has performed concerts with the San Francisco, Detroit and American symphonies, the Orchestra of St Luke's, Carnegie Hall, Caramoor, and John Wilson Orchestra at the London Proms.

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The Broadway Princess Party feat. Laura Osnes

Where: 54 Below (254 W 54th Street)

When: June 20th at 7:00 & 9:30 PM

Tickets: $45-85 https://54below.com/events/the-broadway-princess-party-feat-laura-osnes/

The Princesses are throwing a ball, and you're invited! After four previously sold out shows, Broadway's Cinderella, Tony nominee Laura Osnes and music director Benjamin Rauhala return to host Broadway's most beloved leading ladies at Feinstein's/54 Below. The all-star cast will sing the most beloved 'Princess' songs of stage and screen in a magical evening that is not to be missed! Where else might a little mermaid duet with a beautiful bookworm? Or might an ice queen drink tea with a princess no bigger than the size of a thumb? Might the princess with a lost glass slipper confide in a princess who lives in a tower, with the longest of hair? Get your ballgown out of the closet, dust off that tiara and make your way to Feinstein's/54 Below for a Broadway Princess Party you will never forget!

Featuring:

Krystina Alabado (American Psycho, American Idiot)

Caroline Bowman (Wicked, Kinky Boots)

Mara Davi (Dames at Sea, SMASH)

Juliana Hansen (Aladdin: A Musical Spectacular)

Taylor Louderman (NBC's Peter Pan Live, Bring It On)

Alison Luff (Les Miserables, Matilda)

Samantha Massell (Fiddler on the Roof, The Hunchback of Notre Dame)

Melanie Moore (Fiddler on the Roof, Finding Neverland)

Margo Seibert (Rocky, Ever After)

Ashley Spencer (Rock of Ages, Priscilla)

Laurie Veldheer (Newsies, Mamma Mia!)

Adrienne Warren (Shuffle Along, Bring It On)

Teal Wicks (Finding Neverland, Wicked)

Alexandra Zorn (Cinderella)

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Barbara Cook

Where: 54 Below (254 W 54th Street)

When: June 21st at 7:00 PM (additional performances on July 21st & 23rd at 7:00 PM)

Tickets: $85-180 http://54below.com/events/barbara-cook-one-night-only/

This concert by the legendary Barbara Cook celebrating the publication of her eagerly anticipated memoir THEN AND NOW promises to be a never to be forgotten experience for Feinstein's/54 Below guests.

Broadway's favorite Golden Age ingenue will entertain with her silvery soprano, purity of tone, and warm presence which have delighted audiences around the world for more than 50 years. This evening marks the first time Ms. Cook has appeared in concert in New York City for over a year. She returns to trumpet the completion and publishing of her book, an accomplishment she has strived for, for many years. Critics are saying: "Barbara Cook [in her memoir] delivers a powerful, personal tale of pain and triumph, as straight forward, unflinchingly honest, and open hearted as her singing."

Don't miss this extraordinary night, an opportunity to spend time up close and personal with the incomparable Barbara Cook!

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Lorna Luft Celebrates Pride Week

Where: 54 Below (254 W 54th Street)

When: June 22nd, 24th, & 25th at 7:00 PM

Tickets: $50-100 at https://54below.com/events/lorna-luft/

After several sold-out Feinstein's/54 Below engagements, Lorna Luft returns with a brand new show to celebrate Pride Week in NYC! The evening will be a celebration of what it means to be proud. Join Lorna Luft as she sings, tells stories, and focuses on the history behind New York City Pride and what it means to her while also dedicating her show to everyone who has pride in themselves. This is a show for all ages, shapes, and sizes and is a true celebration of who we all are, Lorna- style!

Born to legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna Luft made her performing debut singing on The Judy Garland Show. Since then, she has had dozens of starring and guest-starring roles on film and television, ranging from Grease 2 and Where the Boys Are '84 to the series Murder, She Wrote and Sean Saves the World. Lorna was co-executive producer of Life with Judy Garland, the five-time Emmy Award-winning miniseries based on her best-selling memoir, Me and My Shadows.

For the past several years, Lorna has been starring in American and British productions of Irving Berlin's White Christmas. Her other theatrical credits include her Broadway debut in Promises, Promises; Off-Broadway's Snoopy and Extremities; the national tour of They're Playing Our Song; a British tour of Pack of Lies; and Gypsy, Grease, Guys and Dolls, Mame, and The Unsinkable Molly Brown, among many others.

Lorna is also a gifted concert and cabaret artist, performing in the world's most prestigious venues, including The Hollywood Bowl, Carnegie Hall, The London Palladium, and L'Olympia in Paris. Her highly acclaimed multi-media production, Songs My Mother Taught Me-The Judy Garland Songbook, melds one of the world's most familiar songbooks with personal memories. It won two Ovation Awards, and a CD based on the show was released by First Night Records.

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Anything But Love the Musical in Concert

Where: 54 Below (254 W 54th Street)

When: June 26th at 9:30 PM

Tickets: $25-60 at https://54below.com/events/anything-love-musical-concert/

Come be the first to experience the newest wave of musical theatre writing by Legends Of Tomorrow star Ciara Renée and breakout writer Arianna Taxman. Anything But Love follows the stories of three women trying to navigate the complexities of dating and love, through society's prescribed paradigms for both. All this while incorporating a score that seamlessly blends tribal chants, folk-rock story-telling, and a contemporary pop sound. Their will be loop pedals, there will be audience (percussion) participation, and you may just leave with a few of your burning questions about love answered. The musical has music and lyrics by Arielle O'Keefe, and book by Arianna Taxman and Ciara Renée. Featuring Natalie Tenenbaum on piano.

Featuring:
Nicholas Christopher
(Hamilton)
Ariana DeBose (Hamilton)
Maddy Jarmon
Janet Krupin
(If/Then, Bring It On)
Alison Luff (Les Miserables, Matilda)
Chris McCarrell (Les Miserables, Peter Pan Live!)
Shannon O'Boyle (Once)

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