Skip to main content Skip to footer site map

Jenn Colella, Marilyn Maye & More to Perform at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret & Performance Conference

The lineup also features Ken Page, Matthew Scott, Natalie Douglas and more.

Jenn Colella, Marilyn Maye & More to Perform at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret & Performance Conference

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's Cabaret & Performance Conference begins this Wednesday, August 10, bringing Broadway stars, favorite cabaret veterans, and more to Waterford, Connecticut, to perform in the Dina Merrill Theater.

The 2022 line-up includes guest artists Jenn Colella (Broadway's Come From Away, If/Then, Chaplin), Marilyn Maye (The Tonight Show starring Johnny Carson), Ken Page (Broadway's The Wiz, Ain't Misbehavin', Cats, Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas), and Matthew Scott (Broadway's An American In Paris, Jersey Boys, A Catered Affair) and O'Neill favorite conference staff members and renowned cabaret performers Natalie Douglas and Brad Simmons. It also includes performances by the Cabaret Fellows and the Cabaret Junior Fellows, who spend nearly two weeks on the O'Neill campus honing their craft under the direction of the conference's talented staff and the guest artists.

"We are thrilled to be back inside the lovely Dina Merrill Theater this year and we are so looking forward to some exciting, world class performances!" said John McDaniel, the Emmy and Grammy award-winning Artistic Director of the Cabaret & Performance Conference.

The full conference schedule is as follows:

  • Wednesday, August 10 at 8pm: Opening Variety Show - Free and Open to the Public!

  • Thursday, August 11 at 8pm: Brad Simmons in Troubadour

  • Friday, August 12 at 8pm: An Evening with the Marvelous Marilyn Maye!

  • Saturday, August 13 at 8pm: Matthew Scott in The Jesus Year

  • Saturday, August 14 at 8pm: Natalie Douglas in Back to the Garden: Songs of the '60s

  • Tuesday, August 16: Jenn Colella in Concert

  • Wednesday, August 17 at 7 and 9pm: The Junior Fellows in Ladies of the '80s

  • Thursday, August 18 at 8pm: An Evening with the 2022 Fellows

  • Friday, August 19 at 8pm: Ken Page in Concert

  • Saturday, August 20 at 8pm: Grand Finale Variety Show

General Admission tickets range from $40-$60 depending on the performance with options to purchase table seating at a higher price. More information and tickets can be found at theoneill.org/cab22.

TodayTix


More Hot Stories For You


Off-Broadway Hit THE BOOMER BOYS Boys Musical Brings The Laughs About Aging To The Ridgefield Playhouse, October 9Off-Broadway Hit THE BOOMER BOYS Boys Musical Brings The Laughs About Aging To The Ridgefield Playhouse, October 9
September 29, 2022

If a hilarious night of songs, jokes and stories is on your to-do list, let The Boomer Boys check it off! In this hilarious musical revue, a fun-loving “fat pack” of middle-aged men realizes the best way to deal with getting older is to laugh about it with your friends.

National Theatre of London's FRANKENSTEIN Starring Benedict Cumberbatch To Screen At Ridgefield Playhouse, October 31National Theatre of London's FRANKENSTEIN Starring Benedict Cumberbatch To Screen At Ridgefield Playhouse, October 31
September 29, 2022

An imaginative retelling of Mary Shelley's classic novel will thrill and haunt viewers on Halloween night when The Ridgefield Playhouse screens National Theatre of London's Frankenstein on Monday, October 31, 2022 at 7pm, as part of the FirstLight Home Care Classical Series.

Comedian Randy Rainbow Brings THE PINK GLASSES TOUR To The Ridgefield PlayhouseComedian Randy Rainbow Brings THE PINK GLASSES TOUR To The Ridgefield Playhouse
September 29, 2022

Grab your favorite boa - America's favorite musical satirist, Randy Rainbow, is taking his act on the road and returning to The Ridgefield Playhouse for two nights on Wednesday, October 26, 2022 and Thursday, October 27 at 7:30pm! 

Photos: First Look At CARRIE: THE MUSICAL At The Sherman PlayhousePhotos: First Look At CARRIE: THE MUSICAL At The Sherman Playhouse
September 29, 2022

The Sherman Players will present CARRIE: THE MUSICAL based on Stephen King's classic thriller, opening Friday September 30th at 8:00 p.m. Get a first look at photos here!

The Ballard Institute Presents SOCK MONKEY CIRCUS in Betsy Paterson SquareThe Ballard Institute Presents SOCK MONKEY CIRCUS in Betsy Paterson Square
September 28, 2022

As part of its 2022 Fall Puppet Shows, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut will present Sock Monkey Circus by Massachusetts-based Good Hearted Entertainment on Saturday, Oct. 15 at 11 a.m. ET in Betsy Paterson Square.