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Photo Flash: Anita Gillette Celebrates Irving Berlin at Birdland! Photo Photo Flash: Anita Gillette Celebrates Irving Berlin at Birdland!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2018

On Sunday and Monday nights, Broadway/television star Anita Gillette had a ball celebrating Irving Berlin.  Of course, she sang many Berlin standards, and a few unearthed gems.  But that's not what made the evening extra-special.  You see, Anita had a real-life friendship with the composer.  It all started during the creation of a Broadway show called Mr. President, written by Berlin, and starring Gillette.  

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Marta Sanders, Peter And Will Anderson, Shemekia Copel Photo Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Marta Sanders, Peter And Will Anderson, Shemekia Copeland And More Among 2018 Bistro Award Recipients
by Julie Musbach - Mar 21, 2018

Tony Award winning choreographer and director George Faison (The Wiz) presented Andre De Shields, a two-time Tony nominee, Drama Desk nominee, Emmy winner and multi-Audelco Award and Outer Critics Circle Award winner, with the 2018 Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Annual Bistro Awards Gala, held at Gotham Comedy Club in New York on March 12th. De Shields received the Bistro Awards' highest honor for his five decades of stage and nightclub accomplishments.

Photo Flash: Penny Fuller and Anita Gillette Bring SIN TWISTERS, TOO to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

On Monday, May 22 at 7pm, the Broadway at Birdland concert series presented legendary Broadway and television stars Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller on the historic stage in Sin Twisters, Too. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!

Artists In Partnership's Annual Cabaret Festival Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Artists In Partnership and the Long Beach Public Library proudly present the 15th Annual Cabaret Festival from Wednesday, May 17 through Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Artists in Partnership and the Long Beach Public Library present Annual Cabaret Festival
by A.A. Cristi - May 15, 2017

Artists in Partnership (A.I.P.) and the Long Beach Public Library proudly present the 15th Annual Long Beach, L.I. Cabaret Festival from Wednesday, May 17 through May 21 (Sunday), 2017.  All performances are free and open to the public, held in the library's second-floor performance space, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY, a few blocks from the Long Island Railroad stop, making it accessible for out-of-towners traveling by rail. This year's theme is "Cabaret… at Any Age" and that is underscored by the inclusion of three impressive and serious-minded singers aged 9, almost 13, and recently turned 16; two acclaimed vocalists in their early 20s; five over the age of 60 (two of them actually over 80!); and one ageless local favorite returnee.  The   eclectic roster features singers and musicians of different stripes who have won acclaim and awards.  

Natalie Douglas, Joe Iconis, Molly Pope, SPAMILTON and More Among 2017 MAC Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs (MAC) has announced the 2017 MAC Award nominees.

Anita Gillette & Harold Sanditen Take to New York and London as HAROLD AND BROAD
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2017

What do Anita Gillette (multiple award-winning Broadway actress and beloved star of theatre, film and television), and Harold Sanditen (international cabaret favourite and charismatic emcee in London's West End) have in common?

BWW Award-Nominated Series NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS Announces Eight New Shows for 2017 Season at Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Hanks - Dec 17, 2016

Cabaret Life Productions Owner Stephen Hanks has announced that NEW YORK CABARET'S GREATEST HITS, the BroadwayWorld.com Award Nominated monthly series at New York's Metropolitan Room (34 West 22nd Street) he launched (with Associate Producer Fr. Jeffrey Hamblin, MD) in August, 2105, will present productions of eight Award-winning or critically acclaimed shows of the past during 2017. The series' new season will open on Monday, February 13 at 7 pm with Jenna Esposito's MAC Award-Nominated 2009 Connie Francis Tribute Show, Jenna Esposito Sings Connie Francis , followed by Adam Shapiro's 2013 MAC Award-Winning Guide to the Perfect Breakup on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 pm.

Jay Alan Zimmerman Brings¬†The Holiday Songs of ‚ÄúBroadway's Beethoven‚ÄĚ to Lincoln Center as Part of Broadway's Future Songbook Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Broadway's Future Songbook Series - presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow continues its twenty-sixth season on Saturday, December 10th in the Bruno Walter Auditorium at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center located at 111 Amsterdam Avenue and 65th Street.  

WINTER RHYTHMS 2016 Launches This Week at Urban Stages with KT Sullivan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Urban Stages has confirmed the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2016, which will begin tomorrow, Thursday, December 1, and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Sunday, December 11, 2016 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue).