No Name Presents THE UPTOWN CABARET at Indian Road Cafe, 9/10 & 20
No Name presents The Uptown Cabaret! on September 10th and 20th at 7:00PM at the Indian Road Cafe, located at 600 West 218th Street at Indian Rd. With host Alexandra de Suze and musical director Marilynn Seits, it will be an evening of performances by singers, songwriters and musical lovers alike.
No Name Presents: The Uptown Cabaret is an opportunity to play; to enjoy your music; your art; an opportunity to share this joy with your fellow singers, composers and lyricists. Bring that new audition song! Bring that song that you’d never get to sing otherwise! Bring that new material for your BMI class and test it out in a safe and fun place!
Come back September 20th for the next installment of No Name Presents: The Uptown Cabaret Spotlight, featuring composer Julian Blackmore. When not being the hand double for Jesse Eisenberg in the upcoming film Why Stop Now? or music directing the new musical Spandex (see them on facebook and twitter @spandexmusical), he has recently been working on his new work Acadamia Nuts and setting Klingon lyrics to music.
Come on UP and play with us in Upstate Manhattan! You know you want to. Composers and lyricists, come on up and show us your stuff! (Locals Donna Stearns, former music director Rich Campell and 2011 Jonathan Larsen Award winner Josh Cohen have done it, so can YOU!)
Indian Road Café offers an excellent wine and beer—and coffee—selection as well as great food from paninis to lobster mac and cheese all amidst a warm and casual atmosphere. Check out their "punch of the week" along with other fab cocktails. They also are home to a monthly singer/songwriter open mic, comedy shows and classical performances by Opera On Tap.
So come join us for the Uptown Cabaret September 10th and continuing on the SECOND MONDAY of every month. Come test out your new songs, songs you've resolved to write or learn or songs that you just love to do in a part of the city you might not otherwise see...unless you live up in our fab neighborhood.Sign-up starts at 6:45 and the show starts at 7pm so grab your book and come on UP to the Uptown Cabaret! Visit www.nonamenyc.com for more information.
Alexandra de Suze’s many artistic forays have taken her all over New England and New York. Most recently she performed the work of composer Rachel Peters at her concert All Together Now as well as at NYMF's State of The Union cabaret. Her extensive acting career includes turns at the Prospect Theatre, York Theatre, Passajj Productions, Speakeasy Stage, the Publick Theatre, and the PEN World Voices Literary Festival as part of the cast of ICE. She has sung at Don’t Tell Mama and The Encores, and in productions with New York City Center Encores!, Theatre at Judson (now The Gym where she sang in a concert of Christmas Rappings 12/22), The Bronx Opera Co., and the New York Choral Society. In addition, Ms. de Suze has directed at the Riant Theatre and Manhattan Theatre Source, and written for a multitude of works including sketch comedy, the storytelling series "No Name at Word Up!", “Stories At The Creek,” “Louder Than Words” and her own work “Single What? Female….” and “Following My Voice,” Lastly, you may have seen her drumming as part of the No Name house band, The Summer Replacements. For more about de Suze, visit www.broadwaydemo.com/AlexdeSuze.