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Review: Jenn Bornstein's Touching Tribute DIARY OF A PIZZA BAGEL'S DAUGHTER at Don't Tell Mama

Entering with a rousing mash-up of Michael John LaChiusa’s “Welcome to my Party” and “I Love Being Here with You” by Peggy Lee and Bill Schluger, Bornstein set the tone with a hilarious and touching homage to her father, who sadly passed away during the pandemic. The show is a touching homage to a well-loved father.
Review: Shannon Daley Thrills in LOVE AND LET DIE: CONFESSIONS OF A BOND GIRL at Don't Tell Mama

On Friday June 28, the audience at Don’t Tell Mama was taken on a journey of theatrical storytelling by singer and actress Shannon Daley. This highly original, intriguing piece of theater (which worked surprisingly well in a cabaret space), was well worth another run. This reviewer hopes Daley and her formidable team will bring it back soon!
Photos: Meg Flather's "Brick Tour" Continues With OUTBOUND PLANE

Meg Flather is currently embarking on her 'Brick Room' tour, revisiting past shows she's done to critical acclaim. Yesterday, on Sunday June 23rd, she presented a revival of Outbound Plane, a show exploring the grief she felt when her mother passed away. See highlights from the night taken by photographer Conor Weiss.
Interview: Meg Flather Revisits OUTBOUND PLANE at Don't Tell Mama

Meg Flather, director Lennie Watts and music director by Tracy Stark have collaborated on seven shows together, each of which has received accolades, award nominations. Five of the shows led to awards for Meg. The Brick Room Tour, revisiting these shows, continues June 23 with OUTBOUND PLANE at Don't Tell Mama. Read a conversation with Meg about the show.
MAC Award Winner Justin Dylan Nastro Returns To Don't Tell Mama In THE MAGIC OF ME

Justin Dylan Nastro, 2024 MAC Award Winner for Male Vocalist, will present his cabaret act THE MAGIC OF ME at Don't Tell Mama on June 15th at 5pm.
Shannon Daley Returns To Don't Tell Mama In June

'Love and Let Die: Confessions of a Bond Girl' is set to premiere at the iconic Don't Tell Mama, 343 West 46th Street, NYC), bringing the glamor, danger, and intrigue of the James Bond universe to the cabaret stage.
Review: Natasha Castillo Charms Crowd at Don't Tell Mama with THAT'S MY MUSIC

Overall, this is a well-paced, charming show with both heartwarming and heartbreaking moments, and a whole lot of love for the Carpenters.
Photos: See Highlights from the 38th Annual MAC Awards

The 38th Annual MAC Awards, presented by The Manhattan Association of Cabarets, was in full swing on Monday April 15th at Symphony Space. This year's MAC Awards honored NYC nightlife performers, songwriters, directors, musical directors, piano bar performers, behind the scenes technical experts, and more including Lee Roy Reams and Vivian Reed.
Photos: Inside the 2024 MAC Awards

The 38th MAC Awards were presented on Monday, April 15, 2024 at a live ceremony at NYC's Symphony Space. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos of the winners and guests here!
Liz Callaway, Ann Hampton Callaway, And More Take Home 2024 MAC Awards!

The 38th MAC Awards were presented on Monday, April 15, 2024 at a live ceremony at NYC's Symphony Space.
FAMILY MATTERS: Deborah Zecher & Joshua Zecher-Ross a Delight At Don't Tell Mama

Zecher is a much-loved member of New York’s cabaret community, and the community came out in droves to show their support for her latest cabaret – this time sharing the stage with her handsome musical director son, Joshua!
Review: Can Yasar Brings a Delectable TURKISH RHAPSODY to Don't Tell Mama

From a clever parody of Maria from West Side Story entitled “Muhammed” (as sung: the most controversial name you ever heard) to an endearing version of Mann & Weil’s “Make Your Own Music” with the wonderful Tracy Stark on back-up vocals and keys, Yasar held the audience captive with his storytelling.
Deborah Zecher & Joshua Zecher-Ross to Celebrate Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel At Don't Tell Mama

Join Deborah Zecher and Joshua Zecher-Ross as they present FAMILY MATTERS: A Celebration of All Things Rodgers, Rodgers & Guettel at Don't Tell Mama. Learn how to purchase tickets.
Review: Camille Diamond's OVER THE MOON…ON PLUTO TRANSIT is a stellar show

Camille Diamond has been nominated for a MAC Award for Best Debut and it’s not hard to see why. Her crystal clear, mellifluous voice and wonderful storytelling abilities had the audience captivated from the moment she entered Don’t Tell Mama’s Original Room on the weekend.
Liz Callaway, Billy Stritch & More Nominated for 2024 MAC Awards - See the Full List!

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets has revealed the 2024 MAC Award nominees. See who was nominated!
M. Can Yasar to Present TURKISH RHAPSODY at Don't Tell Mama

M. Can Yasar will make his cabaret debut with Turkish Rhapsody at Don't Tell Mama. Learn more about the show and see how to purchase tickets.
Review: Meg Flather Goes Home Again in PORTRAITS at Don't Tell Mama

As Thomas Wolfe tells us, you can’t go home again. Thankfully, cabaret singer/songwriter Meg Flather has ignored Mr Wolfe’s sage advice.  Over the next few months, she is presenting a series of her most successful cabaret evenings in the Brick Room at Don’t Tell Mama which she has logically entitled “The Brick Room Tour.”
Review: Mama's Next Big Act Finalist And Winner Bring Shows FAMILY TIES And JOURNEY TO THE CENTER to Don't Tell Mama

BIG voiced Mama's Next Big Act finalist Nicole Spano and winner LaRaisha DiEvelyn Dionne DELIVERED their shows to the renowned cabaret hot spot!
Nicole Spano to Return to Don't Tell Mama with Encore of FAMILY TIES

Nicole Spano's new show “Family Ties” — a song-filled exploration of families, relationships, and the sometimes complicated dynamics within them, will return to Don't Tell Mama beginning this month. Learn more about the performance here!
MAC Annnounces The 2023 Burman And Wallowitch Award Winners!

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has announced that Kevin Kelso (music) and Hillary Rollins (lyrics) are the winners of MAC's 2023 Dottie Burman Award songwriting competition, and that Sonya Hayden (music and lyrics) is the winner of MAC's 2023 John Wallowitch Award songwriting competition. The winners will share in the $500 award that comes with each of the two competitions.

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