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Dawn Derow Bio: Dawn Derow grew up in Eastham, MA and graduated from the Boston Conservatory with a Bachelor's Degree in Music: Vocal Performance & Opera Emphasis. She has performed around the world and in prestigious New York venues such as Rose Hall at Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall. Derow’s 2014 album Music 4 Two with guitarist Sean Harkness earned her a “Best CD” nomination from the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC). In 2015, Derow won her first MAC Award for her work in the duo show Revolution with Kathleen France. In 2016, she employed her formidable opera singing in her solo show Legit: A Classical Cabaret and captured a Bistro Award for “Outstanding Vocalist.” In 2018, Derow won the MAC Award for “Best Female Vocalist” for her critically acclaimed solo show, My Ship: Songs From 1941. Last summer, Dawn introduced her new Eydie Gorme tribute show, Gypsy In My Soul, at Birdland to rave reviews, and this December 3-5 she will be a featured singer in the Cape Symphony’s Holiday performance in Cape Cod, MA. More information and performance dates for Dawn Derow at www.DawnDerow.com.

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Provincetown CabaretFest to Celebrate The Golden Era of Night Clubs in June

Provincetown CabaretFest will celebrate The Golden Era of Night Clubs from June 3 through June 9.
Stephen Hanks To Host 11th Fundraising Variety Show For Democratic Candidates at Don't Tell Mama

Hanks will bring together a group of 16 women “Blue Wavers”—all fabulous female cabaret performers—along with Award-Winning Music Director Tracy Stark, to present BLUE WAVE 2024: NEW YORK CAN SAVE OUR DEMOCRACY FUNDRAISER on Friday, May 24, 7 PM at Don't Tell Mama
Photos: Dawn Derow & Peter Calo Bring A Troubadour Tribute To Cafe Centro

For 90 minutes last night Cafe Centro Cabaret in West Palm Beach Florida was transformed into the world-famous Troubadour nightclub in West Hollywood California as award winning vocalist Dawn Derow and guitarist Peter Calo  performed a powerful new show. Check out photos here!
Photos: Carole J. Bufford Plays Cafe Centro

Carole J. Bufford, award-winning cabaret star and powerhouse vocalist, returned to Cafe Centro last night with a tribute to the fearless, fabulous females of the 1960s. Check out photos here!
DOROTHY DANDRIDGE! THE MUSICAL Comes to Latea Theater This Week

Dorothy Dandridge! The Musical is being presented at the New York Theater Festival on December 11, 15 and 17 after a successful debut at Carnegie Hall in 2022.
Photos: SPEAK LOW: THE MUSIC OF KURT WEILL at Rose Theater Opens Cabaret Convention

Last night at Rose Theater The Mabel Mercer Foundation kicked off the 34th Annual Cabaret Convention and Broadway World photographer Conor Weiss was in the house.
Photos: The Mabel Mercer Foundation Celebrates Opening Night Of The Cabaret Convention

The cast and patrons of The Mabel Mercer Foundation gathered with artistic director KT Sullivan at the Algonquin Hotel for an elegant after party celebrating the first night of the Cabaret Convention.
Photos: Jeff Harnar Celebrates Cy Coleman at Birdland

Birdland recently presented Jeff Harnar in “A Collective Cy,” celebrating the PS Classics album release of the songs of master songwriter Cy Coleman. Check out photos from the event here!

Director Jeff Harnar guides NYC debut to the Don't Tell Mama stage.
Therese Lee's RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET to Return to Don't Tell Mama in October

THERESE LEE  will return to New York for an encore performance of RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET which received the 2023 Bistro Award for Outstanding Autobiographical Show. Learn how to purchase tickets!
RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET to Return to Los Angeles in August

THERESE LEE will return to L.A. for an encore performance of  RIDING THE BUS TO THE RED CARPET which received the 2023 Bistro Award for Outstanding Autobiographical Show.
Photos: Go Inside DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK: SLIGHTLY SONDHEIM at The Provincetown Cabaret Festival

The Provincetown Cabaret Festival concluded its recent edition, highlighting artists who celebrate the art of cabaret. Doris Dear, 'America's Perfect Housewife,' the character created and played by actor Ray DeForest, brought her new show, 'Doris Dear's Gurl Talk: Slightly Sondheim' to the Cape. Check out photos here!
Dawn Derow to Join AMANDA RECKONWITH: IN RESIDENTIAL CARE at Pangea This Month

Amanda reckons with Dawn! AMANDA RECKONWITH: IN RESIDENTIAL CARE, will be presented Saturday, May 20 at PANGEA, 178 2nd Avenue (between 11th & 12th Streets), $30 online tickets. ($35 at the door, if available.
Photos: Matt Baker Lenses The Latest LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER At Birdland Theater

Susie Mosher, Matt Baker, and all the gang were living it up at Birdland Theater last week.
Photos: JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Continues To Bring Razzle Dazzle To Birdland

Jim Caruso’s Cast Party, which is about to celebrate two decades at the iconic Birdland in NYC, seems to be entering a Golden Age of entertainment! Over the past few months the room has been packed with audiences eager to cheer the impromptu open mic/variety show made up of Broadway performers, cabaret divas, jazzers, and a few acts impossible-to-describe!
Amanda Reckonwith Extends Through August At Pangea

This month at Pangea, the sensational Amanda Reckonwith, David Sabella’s madcap alter ego, continued to stoke the growing groundswell of excitement surrounding her return to the stage after 25 years of wasted opportunities.
New Show Incubation Heats Up At PANGEA In April With Music, Comedy, And More!

Pangea, a vital incubator for new work crossing boundaries between theatre, music and elsewhere, welcomes back the American singer-comedian David Mills who emerges from a fruitful London exile (where he became a prominent comic voice) with a new Pangea residency starting with shows on Sat April 22 and 29, both at 9:30pm.  
Dawn Derow & Sean Harkness Celebrate 10th Annivesary Of Award-Nominated Album Music 4 Two At Pangea NYC

When Dawn Derow and Sean Harkness first teamed up in 2011 to perform a duo cabaret show called Music 4 Two, she was a relative unknown on the NY cabaret scene, while he was a rising star musician having just been named “Outstanding Instrumentalist” by the Bistro Awards.
Photos: On the Red Carpet for the 37th Annual MAC Awards

Check out photos from the red carpet of the 37th annual MAC Awards!

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