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Ari Axelrod

 
Bio:
Ari Axelrod's solo cabaret, "Taking the Wheel,” directed by Faith Prince and music directed by Alex Rybeck, has been performed in multiple cities including two sold-out performances at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City. His theater credits include: Off-Broadway: Milk and Honey (Cantor/Sheep ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ari Axelrod's solo cabaret, "Taking the Wheel,” directed by Faith Prince and music directed by Alex Rybeck, has been performed in multiple cities including two sold-out performances at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City. His theater credits include: Off-Broadway: Milk and Honey (Cantor/Sheep ... (read complete bio)
BWW Feature: The Best of 2021 Cabaret, Club, and Concert Photo BWW Feature: The Best of 2021 Cabaret, Club, and Concert
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 31, 2021

The return to live entertainment brought a lot of honesty and authenticity, and some singing actors who had a lot to say. This is the list of shows that rose, in some way, to a new level for audience member and cabaret journalist Stephen Mosher.

Photo Flash: Photojournalist Helane Blumfield Picks Her Favorites From The 2021 Year  Photo Photo Flash: Photojournalist Helane Blumfield Picks Her Favorites From The 2021 Year In Cabaret and Concerts
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 28, 2021

After a challenge from her editor, BWW Cabaret's photojournalist has curated a collection of photos that she feels represents the highlights of her year in cabaret and concert.

Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below Photo Photos: Ben Rappaport, Eli Bolin, Larry Hochman & More Celebrate Hanukkah at 54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2021

Last week on Sunday December 5th, Hanukkah was given the songbook it rightfully deserved as Feinstein's/54 Below premiered the Jewish holiday love letter, 54 Celebrates Hanukkah: A Festival Of Writers.

Photo Flash:  ARI'S ARIAS at The Birdland Theater As Seen Through the Lens of Helane  Photo Photo Flash: ARI'S ARIAS at The Birdland Theater As Seen Through the Lens of Helane Blumfield
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 14, 2021

Newly returned from travels out of town, Helane Blumfield jumps back into her work with Broadway World with a photographic look at the cabaret show of the year.

BWW Review: ARI'S ARIAS at The Birdland Theater Cements Ari Axelrod's Stardom Photo BWW Review: ARI'S ARIAS at The Birdland Theater Cements Ari Axelrod's Stardom
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 13, 2021

With his new show, ARI'S ARIAS, Ari Axelrod publicly takes his status as a performer and an artist to a new level - for himself and for the cabaret community.

BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by  Photo BWW Review: 54 CELEBRATES HANUKKAH: A FESTIVAL OF WRITERS at Feinstein's/54 Below by Guest Reviewer Ari Axelrod
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 9, 2021

Cabaret artist and Jewish activist Ari Axelrod lends his expertise in two areas to Broadway World Cabaret in a special holiday series of reviews by guest writers.

BWW Review: Deborah Zecher Takes Don't Tell Mama Crowd to Schul with JEWISH CAROLING Photo BWW Review: Deborah Zecher Takes Don't Tell Mama Crowd to Schul with JEWISH CAROLING
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 7, 2021

Deborah Zecher's new cabaret show is a tribute to three women... and community.

10 Videos That Have Us Excited To See ARI'S ARIAS at Birdland Theater Photo 10 Videos That Have Us Excited To See ARI'S ARIAS at Birdland Theater
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 1, 2021

Actor, director educator and the future of cabaret, Ari Axelrod does things his way, and he will when ARI'S ARIAS opens at Birdland on December 12th. Here are some videos to keep us patient til then.

Stephen Sondheim, Voiced By A Devoted Cabaret and Concert Community Photo Stephen Sondheim, Voiced By A Devoted Cabaret and Concert Community
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 27, 2021

Stephen Sondheim 1930 -2021

Photo Flash: Helane Blumfield Captures on Camera the Cabaret Debut of LINDA KAHN in S Photo Photo Flash: Helane Blumfield Captures on Camera the Cabaret Debut of LINDA KAHN in SAY YES! at The Triad
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 16, 2021

It was the cabaret debut for which everyone was waiting, and it was worth the wait.

A LITTLE SONG, A LITTLE DANCE, A LITTLE SELTZER DOWN YOUR PANTS Will Be Performed at  Photo A LITTLE SONG, A LITTLE DANCE, A LITTLE SELTZER DOWN YOUR PANTS Will Be Performed at NJT Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

The New Jewish Theatre presents, A Little Song, a Little Dance, a Little Seltzer Down Your Pants! starring Eric Williams and Sharon Hunter, December 18 and 19.

BWW Feature: Dorian Woodruff - The Complete Aesthete Photo BWW Feature: Dorian Woodruff - The Complete Aesthete
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 3, 2021

Dorian Woodruff opens STUDIO MUSICIAN: THE MUSIC OF MANILOW November 5th for a four-night run at Pangea

Photos: Inside the Past Two Talent-Filled Months of Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdla Photo Photos: Inside the Past Two Talent-Filled Months of Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland
by Stephi Wild - Oct 18, 2021

Over the past two months, Jim Caruso’s Cast Party has been packing Birdland with throngs of music and theater lovers eager to cheer the return of the show biz scene. Fans of Broadway, jazz, country, and the Great American Songbook have been delighted by the impromptu talent that has consistently shown up to entertain.

Photo Flash: Stewart Green Photo Flashes THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland The Photo Photo Flash: Stewart Green Photo Flashes THE LINEUP WITH SUSIE MOSHER at Birdland Theater On October 5th
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 11, 2021

Susie Mosher has done it again, and Stewart Green has the photographic evidence.

New Jewish Theatre Presents  Ari Axelrod in JEWISH BROADWAY Photo New Jewish Theatre Presents Ari Axelrod in JEWISH BROADWAY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 8, 2021

A Celebration of Jewish Broadway honors the songs and stories of Jewish composers and their contributions to the American Musical. Beloved melodies and lyrics by the likes of Irving Berlin, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Schwartz, and Carole King will transport the audience back to the streets of the theatre district, your bubbie's Shabbos table, or the places of your dreams.

BWW Review: Ari Axelrod Brings All He's Got To The Westbank Cafe Photo BWW Review: Ari Axelrod Brings All He's Got To The Westbank Cafe
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 12, 2021

Ari Axelrod's recent dinner music set at The Westbank Cafe yielded great fun for the audience... and for future audiences as well.

BWW Feature: Pandemic-Informed Art Is Acceptable, It's Valuable, And It's Just Fine Photo BWW Feature: Pandemic-Informed Art Is Acceptable, It's Valuable, And It's Just Fine
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 14, 2021

A wise man once said that art isn't easy. Well, life isn't either, and since life inspires art, the performers of the small venue circuit of New York City may be leaning into the pandemic for source material, for a while. Or for as long as they need to.

Photos: JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Returns to Birdland! Photo Photos: JIM CARUSO'S CAST PARTY Returns to Birdland!
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 8, 2021

After fifteen months of unwanted hiatus, host/producer Jim Caruso brought his notorious 'Cast Party' back to it's home on the Birdland stage. July 5 marked the return of the wildly popular weekly open mic/variety show that has been bringing Broadway glitz and urbane wit to the historic music room every Monday since 2004.

BWW Review: Jim Caruso and Susie Mosher Prove the CAST PARTY and LINEUP Magic is Stil Photo BWW Review: Jim Caruso and Susie Mosher Prove the CAST PARTY and LINEUP Magic is Still There At Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 7, 2021

Fifteen months off of the stage certainly hasn't diminished their light, their talent, or their on stage instincts. Ms. Mosher and Mr. Caruso are back, they're in fine form, and they are rarin' to go.

The New Jewish Theatre Returns This Fall Photo The New Jewish Theatre Returns This Fall
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 15, 2021

Edward Coffield, Artistic Director of the New Jewish Theatre, has announced two exciting, live and in-person performances to take place in the Fall and Winter of 2021.

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