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Shana Farr is an actor and singer of musical theater, drama, film and television. Shana has performed leading roles in musical theater, operetta and dramas. Highlights are: The Music Man, The Merry Widow, Oklahoma!, Princess Ida, The Student Prince, The Pirates of Penzance, The Yeomen Of The Guard, Love Letters, and Sweet Bird of Youth at New York City Center, Missouri Theater, Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera, McCarter Theater, York Theatre Company, The Players, and more. She is an award-winning cabaret/concert performer who has played at the top venues including Feinstein’s at The Regency, Feinstein’s/54 Below, and Birdland, as well as London’s Crazy Coqs and most recently The Pheasantry. She is the recipient of the Julie Wilson Award for her work in cabaret, a Bistro Award for a concept show she originated, and the Donald F. Smith Award for her “all-encompassing, critically acclaimed and joyously received achievements in musical theater, operetta, drama and recordings.” Shana also actively participates in readings of new musicals and plays.

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Robert Cuccioli and Gordon Stanley to Lead HOUDINI AMONG THE SPIRITS Industry Readings

Tony Award-nominee Robert Cuccioli and Gordon Stanley will portray Harry Houdini and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle respectively in Houdini Among the Spirits, a new musical.

Photos: The York Theatre Celebrates the 30th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala

The gala honored musical theater legend Leslie Uggams  with the 2022 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Outstanding Achievement in Musical Theater, which will be presented by Dionne Warwick. Ted Chapin was also honored with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award, presented by his daughters Anika and Zoë Chapin. Check out photos here!

Photos: CABARET CONVENTION 2022 at Rose Theater by Helane Blumfield

For three nights the Mabel Mercer Foundation presented their picks of artists for the 2022 Cabaret Convention at Rose Theater at Jazz At Lincoln Center.

Photos: October 18th Installment of THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER Particularly Sparkly In The Matt Baker Lens

The Lineup With Susie Mosher plays Birdland Theater every Tuesday at 8:30 pm.

Shana Farr to Present Three Performances of DREAM REALITY at The Laurie Beechman Theatre

  Multi award-winning performer Shana Farr will return to The Laurie Beechman Theatre on October 12, 20, and November 7 at 7pm with a new, one-woman show that explores dreams and faces reality.

Sue Matsuki To Present BUT BEAUTIFUL... A TRIBUTE TO JULIE WILSON at The Green Room 42

The OG Julie Wilson Award recipient, Sue Matsuki, has gathered together a group of other artists who have taken home the award to present an evening in tribute of the late cabaret great.

Photos: The Cast of CHEEK TO CHEEK Celebrates Opening Night

The York Theatre Company, in association with Riki Kane Larimer, presents an encore limited return engagement of the hit Off-Broadway musical Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, a song and dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of the legendary Irving Berlin which premiered last Fall. Go inside opening night in the photos here!

The Resident Acting Co Announces Casting For A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM

The Resident Acting Company, formed four years ago by the actors of the Pearl Theater Company, has announced casting for a script in hand performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream on September 19th at The Players. 

The 33rd New York Cabaret Convention Announced At Jazz At Lincoln Center, October 26-28

It's back! -- three extraordinary nights of “live” songs, entertainers, and musicians – all in celebration of the 33rd annual New York Cabaret Convention, produced by The Mabel Mercer Foundation. 

Photos: May 10th THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater Through The Stewart Green Lens

Photographer Stewart Green offers Broadway World Cabaret a look at life at The Lineup.

Photos: Shana Farr THE SONGBOOK OF JULIE ANDREWS at Feinstein's/54 Below by Helane Blumfield

THE SONGBOOK OF JULIE ANDREWS played Feinstein's on Sunday night, starring cabaret artist Shana Farr.

Shoba Narayan, Tyce Green, Lee Roy Reams & More This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below

This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Amy Spanger, Lee Roy Reams, 54 SINGS SARA BAREILLES and More Coming Up This Month At Feinstein's/54 Below

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Shana Farr to Sing THE SONGBOOK OF JULIE ANDREWS at Feinstein's/54 Below

FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present Shana Farr in Whistling Away the Dark: The Songbook of Julie Andrews on Sunday, March 13 at 7:00PM.

WM. & JAS. - A GHOST STORY Premieres At Theater For The New City

THEATER FOR THE NEW CITY in the East Village presents 'Wm & Jas - A Ghost Story' by Gina Russell Tracy in their historic Off-Off-Broadway Cino Theater, featuring Sean A. Buckley as William Gillette and Stephen Goodin playing James O'Neill in this story of two legendary men of the Gilded Age Theatre striving to obtain what the other one has.

SHANA FARR & STEVE ROSS: LET IT SNOW 5th Anniversary Concert Announced

Award-winning songstress Shana Farr and the legendary “Prince of Cabaret” Steve Ross bring their annual holiday concert, _Shana Farr & Steve Ross: Let it Snow, live and in-person to the historical St. John’s in the Village (218 West 11th Street).

Steve Ross to Open Urban Stages' WINTER RHYTHMS Series With a Gala Celebration

Steve Ross will open the award-winning Urban Stages’ Winter Rhythms Musical Series will toast the opening with a champagne reception, concert featuring Mr. Ross and Friends,  followed by dinner at the French Bistro, Ocabanon on December 7 at Urban Stages Theater (259 West 30 Street), at 7PM.

Urban Stages to Present WINTER RHYTHMS With Steve Ross, Richard Skipper & More

Urban Stages has announced its 13th annual awarding-winning cabaret series, Winter Rhythms, returning live to its 30th Street theater December 7th through December 19th and benefiting Urban Stages' Outreach, Arts in Education programs.

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.

The Players to Host Conversation With Sir Ian McKellen

The Players, New York's legendary membership club for arts professionals and patrons, will host an online conversation with Sir Ian McKellen on Sunday afternoon, September 19.

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