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Unknown, 1983
Carmen (Alternate)

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Review: BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS Gives Cynthia Clarey Auspicious NYC Debut at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

Award-winning Chicago cabaret artist Cynthia Clarey debuted in New York City with a personal and timely show.

Interview: Cynthia Clarey of BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS at Laurie Beechman

The opera star takes over the cabaret world with a show that speaks (and sings) to today's headlines.

Cynthia Clarey Will Debut BRIDGE OVER MUDDIED WATERS at Laurie Beechman Theatre On February 5th

The former opera star turned Chicago cabaret staple will make her Manhattan nightclub debut.

Chicago Cabaret Professionals Annual Gala Presents Cabaret Awards and Celebrates Live Performance

The Chicago Cabaret Professionals 2022 Annual Gala, held on October 17 at the Epiphany Center for the Arts in Chicago, showcased the diversity, resilience and artistry of the Chicago cabaret community that includes singers, musicians, directors, producers and fans. 

Lineup Announced for Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala

The annual Chicago Cabaret Professionals Gala is one of the most celebrated cabaret events of the year — and this year’s gala, scheduled for Monday, October 17, will feature over 25 local and national cabaret artists performing songs from the Great American Songbook as well as jazz, blues, and pop tunes. 

Chicago Cabaret Professionals Announce Annual Gala

After two years of producing their annual galas online, due to the pandemic, Chicago Cabaret Professionals will hold their 2022 Gala in-person at Epiphany Center for the Arts on Monday, October 17. 

The 4th International Exchange of the CHICAGO PARIS CABARET CONNEXION Announced

Working In Concert announces the 4th international exchange of the Cabaret Connexion, to be held in Chicago, May 8 to 16, 2022. Open to performers and the public, the event convenes cabaret enthusiasts from around the globe to gather for concerts and educational workshops. 

Spring Cabaret Announced At The Old Town School Of Folk Music

This Spring, Chicago Cabaret Professionals is presenting two unique concerts — Musical Mondays — that showcase the talents of more than 25 local cabaret artists. The all-ages concerts will be at Szold Hall, Old Town School of Folk Music, in Chicago's Lincoln Square neighborhood. 


Chicago Paris announced the program and registration for the next Cabaret Connexion to be held in Chicago. The dates for the fourth international exchange have expanded to include activities from May 8 to 16, 2022.

Mabel Mercer Foundation Gears Up For CABARET CONVENTION October 25 - 27

The Mabel Mercer Foundation, led by KT Sullivan shows resilience as it evolves with the changing times and pandemic needs, presenting streaming and live performances for the 2021 Cabaret Convention.

Working In Concert Will Celebrate 100 Years Of Cabaret

Never before has there been a collection of Chicago's African American singers, Parisian Cabaret, LGBTQIA artists, and the classic American standards all coming together to celebrate 100 Years of Chicago Cabaret!

Free Concerts Celebrate 100 Years Of Chicago Cabaret

Chicago has a unique place in the history of cabaret, being the first American city to nurture hundreds of clubs with the intimate and often improvised entertainment first found in Paris in the 1880s.

Chicago Cabaret Professionals Presents CABARET BEAT- MUSIC & CONVERSATION

Chicago Cabaret Professionals will present new online series that combines interviews and performances by cabaret veterans and new performers. Cabaret Beat – Music & Conversationwill be hosted by singer/actor Wydetta Carter, and will feature two artists each week for the half hour show. 

Che Rhymefest Joins Black Voices In Cabaret, March 21

Back on stage for the first time since before the pandemic, Grammy-award winner Che Rhymefest joins other Black artists in a virtual cabaret room to ask, “How can we bring color and movement back to our neighborhoods? We do so through the windows of our soul—our smiling eyes.”

Illinois Arts Council Supports Launching Of Black Voices In Cabaret

Working In Concert, the two-year-old performing arts collaborative, has been awarded $9,200 by the Illinois Art Council to underwrite a premiere concert by Black Voices in Cabaret to launch this network of African-American performers. The concert “Healing through Song” has distinct 30-40 minute episodes that will stream on three consecutive Sundays in March: the 14th, 21st, and 28th, at 3pm.

BWW Interview: Richard Stilwell of THE ASPERN PAPERS at Dallas Opera

A lot of repertoire you do over and over, while finding new things within those pieces, but something totally new is interesting

City Winery Releases January 2020 Schedule

City Winery Chicago has released its schedule (1200 W. Randolph St) for the month. All City Winery Chicago events are open to all ages and start at 8:00 p.m., unless noted.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 312-733-WINE (9463) or by visiting

Damien Escobar, David Archuleta and More Are Coming to City Winery Chicago

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces world-renowned violinist Damien Escobar, American Idol runner-up David Archuleta, three-time Grammy winner Taj Mahal, and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Friday, December 6 at noon. Tickets will be available at

Photo Flash: Porchlight Music Theatre Revisits 1776

Porchlight Music Theatre begins its sixth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits 1776, music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone with direction by Artistic Director Michael Weber, musical direction by Jeremy Ramey and musical staging by Michelle Lauto. Porchlight Revisits 1776 is presented for only three performances Wednesday, Nov. 14 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, Nov. 15 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. Tickets for 1776 are available now for $37, subscriptions to the three performance series including 1776, Can-Can, March 6 and 7, 2019 and Minnie's Boys, May 22 and 23, 2019 are $90/per person and available at or by calling the Porchlight Music Theatre box office at 773.777.9884.

Faith Prince And Friends to Host An Evening Of Cabaret Pizazz

Broadway star Faith Prince, Cindy Firing, Johnny Rodgers, Chicago's 'Queen of Cabaret' Denise Tomasello, Claudia Hommel, Cynthia Clarey and Spider Saloff. Alex Rybeck and Jeremy Kahn at the piano, and Jim Cox on bass.


Cynthia Clarey has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

Cynthia Clarey has not appeared in the West End

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