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Bio:
Ari Axelrod's solo cabaret, "Taking the Wheel,‚ÄĚ 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,‚ÄĚ 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 Interview: At Home With Linda Purl On Mother's Day Photo BWW Interview: At Home With Linda Purl On Mother's Day
by Stephen Mosher - May 10, 2020

Enduring and endearing actress and singer, Linda Purl, is not only one of the great artists, she is also one of the great beauties, inside and out. Here, she chats with Stephen Mosher about life, art, isolation and motherhood.

BWW TV: Cabaret Corner with Faith Prince! Photo BWW TV: Cabaret Corner with Faith Prince!
by Ari Axelrod - May 8, 2020

Welcome to 'Cabaret Corner', a series devoted to having meaningful conversations with change-making cabaret artists.

BWW Feature: MAC AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED On Facebook Live Photo BWW Feature: MAC AWARD RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED On Facebook Live
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 31, 2020

On Monday, March 30th, the 2020 MAC Awards were broadcast via Facebook Live from the living rooms or Lennie Watts and Amy Wolk/Lorinda Lisitza in a split-screen presentation in which The Three Stooges of Cabaret made their community of artists laugh with many hi-jinks, giggles, grins, silliness, and an ongoing series of the new MAC Award theme song, penned by Wolk and Lisitza themselves. The intent was to bring some levity to a difficult time in the world and, judging by the comment scroll during the home-made telecast, the hardworking trio tickled the funnybones of many. As names were announced, recipients called in to say a few words (apropos to the proceedings, Mr. Watts' telephone ringtone is the Benny Hill theme song) and particularly moving speeches from the proceedings came from Lisa Viggiano, Meg Flather, and Jeff Harnar. The entire show can be seen on Broadway World HERE. Results of the voting can be seen below.

VIDEO: Watch the 30th Annual MAC Awards! Photo VIDEO: Watch the 30th Annual MAC Awards!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2020

With the Coronavirus stopping all social gatherings and causing the closing of Don't Tell Mama for the duration, MAC has made a change from the previously announced event which was to be held at the club.

BWW Feature: MAC AWARDS Will Be Announced Live Via Facebook Monday. March 30th at 7 p Photo BWW Feature: MAC AWARDS Will Be Announced Live Via Facebook Monday. March 30th at 7 pm
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 29, 2020

The MAC Awards were scheduled to be celebrated on March 30th at Sony Hall. Instead they will be announced via Facebook Live from Lennie Watts' home. The times are a little different now, but the celebration of art is the same.

BWW Feature: Gianni Valenti And The Continuing Legacy of Birdland Photo BWW Feature: Gianni Valenti And The Continuing Legacy of Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 24, 2020

While all non-essential businesses have closed, Birdland owner Gianni Valenti has been hard at work, preparing for the inevitable day when the legendary Manhattan hotspot will reopen for the throng of fans who call Birdland home.

BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Nine - The Stephen Sondheim Bi Photo BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Nine - The Stephen Sondheim Birthday Edition
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 22, 2020

For Stephen Sondheim's 90th Birthday Stephen Mosher makes a list of 90 cabaret-themed videos of his songs. It's Epic and it will be a great way to distract yourself during your time at home.

BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number One Photo BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number One
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 14, 2020

During the live entertainment shut-down in New York City people will need entertainment. Stephen Mosher starts a new series on Broadway World Cabaret - a regular playlist the puts a light on the talents who fill the stages of the clubs of NYC.

Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie, Max von Essen and More Nominated for MAC Awards Photo Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie, Max von Essen and More Nominated for MAC Awards
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 25, 2020

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) has announced the 2020 MAC Award nominees. The nominees were determined by votes cast by the active MAC membership, except for the four song and recording categories, which were determined by special committees.

BWW Interview: Karen Oberlin of BAD LOVE: THE RANDY NEWMAN SONGBOOK at The Birdland T Photo BWW Interview: Karen Oberlin of BAD LOVE: THE RANDY NEWMAN SONGBOOK at The Birdland Theater
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 13, 2020

Much-lauded cabaret singer Karen Oberlin opens this month at The Birdland Theater and next month at The Beach Café. Stephen Mosher talks with her about her life in the arts, feminism, and raising a child who wants to sing.

Photo Coverage: GR42 Sings Love Songs at the Green Room 42 Photo Photo Coverage: GR42 Sings Love Songs at the Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 9, 2020

The Green Room 42 presented the second season of ‚ÄúGR42 Sings‚ÄĚ back to its stage!

Photo Coverage: Ari Axelrod Brings All The Feels To The Beach Cafe with A CELEBRATION Photo Photo Coverage: Ari Axelrod Brings All The Feels To The Beach Cafe with A CELEBRATION OF JEWISH BROADWAY
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 8, 2020

Up and coming cabaret artist Ari Axelrod continues his rise by capturing the hearts of a full house at the Upper East Side cabaret The Beach Cafe.

BWW Review: BRIDGING THE GAP Ushers in the Future at The Birdland Theater Photo BWW Review: BRIDGING THE GAP Ushers in the Future at The Birdland Theater
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 6, 2020

A five week program of training in the art of cabaret leads to a showcase in which eight fabulous young artists showcase those talents that will make them the future of the art form.

BWW Feature: Ari Axelrod - Rebel With A Cause Photo BWW Feature: Ari Axelrod - Rebel With A Cause
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 4, 2020

When they wrote 'I believe the children are the future' they must have had Ari Axelrod in mind because this twenty-something year old is out to change the cabaret world, one young student and one cabaret show at a time.

Julie Halston, Michael Longoria and More Are Coming to Birdland Photo Julie Halston, Michael Longoria and More Are Coming to Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2020

Below is the upcoming schedule at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater February 3 through February 16: 

Photo Flash: Joanne Halev Takes the Stage At The Laurie Beechman Theater Photo Photo Flash: Joanne Halev Takes the Stage At The Laurie Beechman Theater
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 22, 2020

In her New York Cabaret Debut, 'Like a Perfumed Woman,' singer and storyteller Joanne Halev blends stories of scent memory and the mysterious and passionate world of fragrance creation with songs of Porter, Loesser, Bacharach, Bucchino, Mercer, McBroom, and more!

February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Photo February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 16, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club¬†and¬†Birdland Theater¬†are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At¬†Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic¬†Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis,¬†current GRAMMY nominee¬†Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of¬†AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Ca√Īizares and Gustavo Ovalles,¬†and iconic vocalist¬†Jane Monheit.¬†Internationally recognized trumpeter¬†Rachel Therrien,¬†the¬†Seth Weaver Big Band,¬†and¬†The Voice¬†contestant¬†Melinda Rose Rodriguez¬†will also be performing upstairs.¬†

BWW Feature:  A Thousand (Or More) Words About Cabaret in 2019 Photo BWW Feature: A Thousand (Or More) Words About Cabaret in 2019
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 31, 2019

Stephen Mosher looks back at the cabaret scene, as captured by his camera in 2019

Photo Flash: THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at The Triad Theater Photo Photo Flash: THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL at The Triad Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019

The acclaimed drag queen, 2 time MAC Award winner singer and BroadwayWorld.com nominee, Doris Dear, packed houses uptown at The Triad Theater on December 19, 20 and 21st for the fourth year in a row with her a?oeDoris Dear Christmas Speciala??! The show has quickly become a holiday tradition in NYC and this year, the level of guests that dropped into the a?oeRumpus Rooma?? was a?oesimply amazing!a??, as was exclaimed by audience members. Each year Doris Dear fills her a?oeRumpus Rooma?? with friends and shares stories, traditions and songs of the season. From new takes on holiday classic songs to exciting original compositions, this show brought smiles, laughter and cheers!

BWW Feature: How Jerry Herman Changed My Life Over and Over Again Photo BWW Feature: How Jerry Herman Changed My Life Over and Over Again
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 27, 2019

Stephen Mosher's personal tribute to Jerry Herman on the occasion of his death at 88.

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