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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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Steve Ross, Paul Sparks and The Burch Family Foundation to be Honored at Urban Stages Benefit

Urban Stages will present its 40th Anniversary Benefit this month. See who is taking part and learn how to purchase tickets.
Photos: Shana Farr Presents BERNSTEIN TO SONDHEIM: THE BARBARA COOK SONGBOOK at Urban Stages

Conor Weiss captures cabaret artist Shana Farr in the act at Urban Stages.
Reviews: Catching Up on Shows Is a Whirlwind .... at Urban Stages & 54 Below

Dear Santa: Thanks for the gifts called music in NYC, letting us 'wrap' our ears around a touch of Oklahoma-bred sense and sensibility, lots of holiday cheer, and musical theatre projects that have a connection to a famous hotel ....all part of a week in the winter wonderland of Manhattan's live presentations.
Cabaret Photographers: Matt Baker

Broadway World Cabaret gets photographic content from some of the best shutterbugs in the business. Here's a look at some of the captures they've shared with us.
Urban Stages to Present 15th Annual WINTER RHYTHMS Featuring 22 Shows and Over 100 Performers

Join Urban Stages for the 15th Annual WINTER RHYTHMS 2023, featuring 22 shows, over 11 days, and more than 100 performers. From cabaret to jazz and everything in between, this award-winning series is a must-see event for music and performance lovers. Don't miss out on this spectacular showcase!
Winter Rhythms 2023 @ Urban Stages Will Present Two "Algonquin" Themed Events Hosted By Michael Colby

Winter Rhythms @ Urban Stages has announced two very special upcoming events as part of its “2023 Winter Rhythms” series, the award-winning music festival at Urban Stages Theater.
James Adler Performs REFLECTION AND CELEBRATION in November

Yamaha Artist Services Studio NY presents highly acclaimed, New York City-based pianist and composer James Adler in Reflection and Celebration on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 at 7pm. Learn more about the upcoming performance here!
David Sabella Returns To Pangea As Amanda Reckownwith, September 22

New York’s Grand-Dam of Cabaret – Amanda Reckonwith – returns to Pangea on Saturday, September 22. 
The Resident Acting Company Presents CHEKHOV SHORTS This Month

 The Resident Acting Company, formed four years ago by the actors of the Pearl Theater Company, is announcing a script in hand performance of Chekhov Shorts on June 28th.  The Resident Acting Company is presenting this at The Players, the historic club and home of Edwin Booth on Gramercy Park.
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.

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