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Cabaret Interviews

The latest interviews about live + streaming theatre in Cabaret.

Jennifer Nettles of BROADWAY UNDER THE MISTLETOE at Town Hall December 15 at 7:30 pm Interview Jennifer Nettles of BROADWAY UNDER THE MISTLETOE at Town Hall December 15 at 7:30 pm
by Stephen Mosher - December 14, 2021, Cabaret

It's just an evening of show tunes, holiday music, and one of the great Country singers, who has been spreading her artistic wings in a musical theater corridor. Broadway World Cabaret talks to Jennifer Nettles about her love of musical theater, her future plans for Broadway, and her Town Hall conc...
Alexis Michelle of BROADWAY DIVAS! at The Green Room 42 Interview Alexis Michelle of BROADWAY DIVAS! at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - December 09, 2021, Cabaret

The benefit holiday concert for The Actor's Fund of America will feature special guests and the always glamorous, always musical Miss Alexis Michelle....
Jennifer Diamond of LET ME BE ME at The Green Room 42 on December 10th Interview Jennifer Diamond of LET ME BE ME at The Green Room 42 on December 10th
by Stephen Mosher - December 02, 2021, Cabaret

As the spring of 2020 was preparing for its big debut, so were the Diamond ladies. Jennifer was preparing to premiere her show LET ME BE ME, and Leia Diamond was getting ready to debut... period. The daughter of Jennifer and her husband Rob was in Las Vegas, waiting to be born by way of a surrogate ...
Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her New Album and W Interview Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her New Album and What's Next
by Ricky Pope - November 26, 2021, Cabaret

There are some people who manage to make everything look so easy, even the difficult things. Lisa Howard is just such a person. She has worked with some of the best and brightest on Broadway. She has won a Drama Desk Award and been nominated for another. Her powerhouse voice feels as effortless as a...
Mykal Kilgore Talks About His Meteoric Rise and His New Show at 54 Below Interview Mykal Kilgore Talks About His Meteoric Rise and His New Show at 54 Below
by Ricky Pope - November 16, 2021, Cabaret

Mykal Kilgore is a force to be reckoned with. In only a few short years he has appeared in a brace of Broadway musicals, including, Hair, Motown: the Musical, The Wiz Live!, Dear Evan Hansen, Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, Songs for a New World, and Into the Woods. His first album, A Man Bo...
THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Cabaret Director, Marc Tumminelli Interview THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Cabaret Director, Marc Tumminelli
by Ricky Pope - November 07, 2021, Cabaret

So what does a cabaret director do? Today in my ongoing series, THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS, we will find out from one of the busiest cabaret directors in New York, Marc Tumminelli. Marc is the founder of Broadway Workshop, which provides year-round, professional-level classes and workshops for ki...
Linda Purl of IN THE MOOD: SONGS FOR JUMPING BACK INTO LIFE! at Birdland Talks about Interview Linda Purl of IN THE MOOD: SONGS FOR JUMPING BACK INTO LIFE! at Birdland Talks about Music, Life and Riding the Waves
by Ricky Pope - November 03, 2021, Cabaret

Linda Purl has the kind of career that actors dream of. Since she began in the 70s on the daytime drama Secret Storm, she has rarely had a period in which she was not working. She has appeared in films like Crazy Mama, Visiting Hours, Mighty Joe Young, and Fear of the Dark. She has appeared on Broad...
Megan Hilty of THE DIAMOND SERIES At Feinstein's/54 Below Interview Megan Hilty of THE DIAMOND SERIES At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Mosher - October 30, 2021, Cabaret

The star of WICKED, NOISES OFF, and SMASH is days away from making her Feinstein's/54 Below debut and, boy, is she ready....
Robert Lamont Talks About TIN PAN ALLEY DAY and The Birth of America's Music Industry Interview Robert Lamont Talks About TIN PAN ALLEY DAY and The Birth of America's Music Industry
by Ricky Pope - October 19, 2021, Cabaret

This coming Saturday, October 23 is officially Tin Pan Alley Day in NYC. As a physical destination, Tin Pan Alley is five buildings at 47-55 W. 28th St. near the Flatiron building in the neighborhood called “NoMad,” north of Madison Square Park. But Tin Pan Alley is much more than a physical destina...
Kate Rockwell of BROADWAY BOOKER AT BIRDLAND at Birdland October 18th at 7 pm Interview Kate Rockwell of BROADWAY BOOKER AT BIRDLAND at Birdland October 18th at 7 pm
by Stephen Mosher - October 17, 2021, Cabaret

A new company connects Broadway actors with the public who wants to hire them for their private events and some of the talents from BROADWAY BOOKER are gathering at Birdland to celebrate the return of live entertainment....
THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark Interview THERE ARE NO ONE-PERSON SHOWS: Musical Director, Tracy Stark
by Ricky Pope - October 17, 2021, Cabaret

Today we kick off the series with my conversation with musical director, Tracy Stark. She is one of the most prolific musical directors on the NY scene, playing upwards of 75-100 shows a year. She is the winner of 11 MAC awards in addition to the Bistro award and the Dottie Burman Songwriter of the ...
Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro Talk OCH & OY! A CONSIDERED CABARET Interview Alan Cumming and Ari Shapiro Talk OCH & OY! A CONSIDERED CABARET
by Chloe Rabinowitz - October 13, 2021, Cabaret

Tony Award winner Alan Cumming and renowned journalist and singer Ari Shapiro are the dazzling stage duo the world has been waiting for. With unstoppable chemistry, endless charm, and talent for eons, the pair will be bringing their show Och & Oy! A Considered Cabaret to stages across the country. ...
Melissa Errico of MELISSA ERRICO SINGS HER NEW YORK at Feinstein's/54 Below October 1 Interview Melissa Errico of MELISSA ERRICO SINGS HER NEW YORK at Feinstein's/54 Below October 16th
by Stephen Mosher - October 08, 2021, Cabaret

Melissa Errioc is home in New York and home at 54 Below, and the sold-out shows there are proof that she was missed....
Matt Baker of JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY at Birdland - Guest Journalist: Jim Caruso Interview Matt Baker of JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY at Birdland - Guest Journalist: Jim Caruso
by Stephen Mosher - September 24, 2021, Cabaret

When his colleague and friend, Matt Baker, took a break from the piano to pick up a camera, Jim Caruso got inspired to take a break from the microphone and pick up a typewriter....
Christine Andreas of AND SO IT GOES at 54 Below Talks About the 'Bigness' of Life and Interview Christine Andreas of AND SO IT GOES at 54 Below Talks About the 'Bigness' of Life and her Extraordinary Career
by Ricky Pope - September 20, 2021, Cabaret

There are some people who just have a passion for living. Passion is a word that applies to everything Christine Andreas touches. She has been bewitching Broadway audiences since she first appeared as the wicked maid Nancy in Angel Street. Her turns in much-heralded revivals of My Fair Lady, Oklahom...
Orfeh & Andy Karl of LEGALLY BOUND at 54 Below Talk about Music, Fashion, and Love Interview Orfeh & Andy Karl of LEGALLY BOUND at 54 Below Talk about Music, Fashion, and Love
by Ricky Pope - September 13, 2021, Cabaret

For 20 years, Orfeh and Andy Karl have been making beautiful music together. But no need to take my word for it. You can check it out for yourself this week when they return to Feinstein’s 54 Below with their show LEGALLY BOUND. It is an encore presentation of the show they did in 2017 that’s been r...
Marissa Licata of STRINGS ON FIRE at Birdland Theater September 13th Interview Marissa Licata of STRINGS ON FIRE at Birdland Theater September 13th
by Stephen Mosher - September 12, 2021, Cabaret

Virtuosa Violinist Marissa Licata is ready to make her solo show debut, and the lucky folks at Birdland are the ones getting prepped for tomorrow night's STRINGS ON FIRE...
Michael Feinstein of MICHAEL FEINSTEIN: SUMMERTIME SWING! Talks About The Great Ameri Interview Michael Feinstein of MICHAEL FEINSTEIN: SUMMERTIME SWING! Talks About The Great American Songbook and His Return to Feinstein's 54 Below
by Ricky Pope - August 19, 2021, Cabaret

When it comes to the art of cabaret, no one has been more successful or more prolific than Michael Feinstein. His influence is literally everywhere you look. In three decades he has gone from a piano bar performer to one of the most driving forces in the music business, the impresario of a cabaret e...
Anita Gillette & Penny Fuller of SIN TWISTERS at 54 Below Talk About Their Long Caree Interview Anita Gillette & Penny Fuller of SIN TWISTERS at 54 Below Talk About Their Long Careers and Their Amazing Friendship
by Ricky Pope - August 11, 2021, Cabaret

Although Anita Gillette & Penny Fuller have been in show business for a very long time, their close friendship is not even a decade old yet. Fans frequently mistake them for each other. This is the premise of their show SIN TWISTERS which will open at 54 Below Monday, August 16. The title, of course...
Lillias White of WE'RE BACK at The Green Room 42, August 12th Through 14th Interview Lillias White of WE'RE BACK at The Green Room 42, August 12th Through 14th
by Stephen Mosher - August 11, 2021, Cabaret

Lillias White has an artistic home-away-from-home at The Green Room 42, and with a new album to celebrate, the club that calls her their Main Muse is the perfect place to party....
Maria-Christina Oliveras of THE GLORY OF LOVE at Feinstein's/54 Below August 6th Interview Maria-Christina Oliveras of THE GLORY OF LOVE at Feinstein's/54 Below August 6th
by Stephen Mosher - August 04, 2021, Cabaret

The edgy, inquisitive, exploratory actress is ready to go out on her biggest artist limb yet, creating her first-ever cabaret show for 54 Below, and, boy, is she ready....
Billy Stritch of THE BILLY STRITCH TRIO Talks About His Return to Live Performances a Interview Billy Stritch of THE BILLY STRITCH TRIO Talks About His Return to Live Performances at World-Famous Birdland
by Ricky Pope - July 27, 2021, Cabaret

New York nightlife is making a slow and steady return to the City that Never Sleeps. One of the city's most famous jazz institutions, Birdland is making a long-anticipated return to live performances next week with one of New York's most elegant and beloved piano men, Billy Stritch. Birdland has bee...
Tina Scariano of FEELS LIKE HOME at The Green Room 42 on July 25th Interview Tina Scariano of FEELS LIKE HOME at The Green Room 42 on July 25th
by Stephen Mosher - July 23, 2021, Cabaret

The singer-songwriter with the voice of gold debuts her first solo show in New York twice in one weekend, starting tonight... and she has a lot to say with the music she has chosen to introduce herself to the city. And it's all beautiful....
David Sabella of PANDEMIC RELIEF at Pangea July 22nd and 23rd Interview David Sabella of PANDEMIC RELIEF at Pangea July 22nd and 23rd
by Stephen Mosher - July 21, 2021, Cabaret

David Sabella may not be singing any songs from the musical Jekyll and Hyde, but that doesn't mean this isn't his moment... because it is. And he's going to make the most of it, while reclaiming his joy....
Mauricio Martinez of BACK ON 54TH STREET at 54 Below on July 21st Interview Mauricio Martinez of BACK ON 54TH STREET at 54 Below on July 21st
by Stephen Mosher - July 20, 2021, Cabaret

The star of Broadway's ON YOUR FEET! returns to Feinstein's with a new show built only around joy, which is something that Mauricio Martinez seems to really understand....
Deborah Stone of HERE I AM! at The Triad July 21st Interview Deborah Stone of HERE I AM! at The Triad July 21st
by Stephen Mosher - July 20, 2021, Cabaret

Early in her career Deborah Stone used her body as a dancer in demand and left her voice to its own devices. Now, the singing actress from The Snarks has found that her voice works just as well when set to music as it does when reciting dialogue, and the cabaret community has taken to that voice li...
Becca Kidwell of THE SHOW OF DARES at Pangea July 15 and 20 Interview Becca Kidwell of THE SHOW OF DARES at Pangea July 15 and 20
by Stephen Mosher - July 13, 2021, Cabaret

Becca Kidwell knew that her first show after the show business shut down would have to be special, so she got some of her most trusted friends and colleagues to get involved... in a very interesting way. Welcome to the Show Of Dares....
Orfeh of OR & MORE at Feinstein's/54 Below Premiering July 15th Interview Orfeh of OR & MORE at Feinstein's/54 Below Premiering July 15th
by Stephen Mosher - July 12, 2021, Cabaret

The petite diva with the powerful voice and everything else is stepping out onto the 54 Below stage without her partner in crime and life, and the fans couldn't grab the tickets up fast enough. She is Orfeh. Hear her Roar....
Marc Tumminelli BROADWAY WORKSHOP Creator and Instructor, and Director to the Stars Interview Marc Tumminelli BROADWAY WORKSHOP Creator and Instructor, and Director to the Stars
by Stephen Mosher - July 10, 2021, Cabaret

Even when vacationing in Vermont, the creator and lead mentor at BROADWAY WORKSHOP is still working, helping to shape and mold the lives of the next generation of theater craftspeople... and talking to Broadway World about the plethora of artists playing nightclubs in shows helmed by himself....