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VIDEO: Watch the 30th Annual MAC Awards! Photo VIDEO: Watch the 30th Annual MAC Awards!
by BWW News Desk - 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: 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.

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 BWW News Desk - 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.

Connect With Live Music With PIANO BAR LIVE! at Brandy's Piano Bar Photo Connect With Live Music With PIANO BAR LIVE! at Brandy's Piano Bar
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

PIANO BAR LIVE! is lighting up screens worldwide from Brandy's Piano Bar, Mondays at 7pm. The Piano Bar is that special place where we can gather, entertain, support and create as we connect with live music. If you can't be in our live studio audience, you can watch PIANO BAR LIVE! produced by ScoBar Entertainment, streaming at www.facebook.com/PianoBarLive to chat on Facebook with old friends and new, as we all watch together.

BWW Feature: The Twelve CD's Of Christmas Photo BWW Feature: The Twelve CD's Of Christmas
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 3, 2019

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas. That's a sentiment that has been expressed for many years, sometimes merely through the utterance of the sentence, but usually through the singing of the popular song written by Meredith Wilson in 1951. While many attribute the song to the 1963 Broadway musical Here's Love, it was actually written simply as a Christmas song and singers have been crooning the tune ever since.

AIP Presents its 17th Annual Cabaret Festival Photo AIP Presents its 17th Annual Cabaret Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019

Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 17th Annual Cabaret Festival May 14-19 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by award-winning artists (MAC, Bistro, Broadway World, Nightlife awards, among others) and participants in the Adela and Larry Elow American Songbook High School Competition (who are noted by *). All performances are FREE to the public.

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 BWW News Desk - 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.  

Photo Coverage: Opening Night of Urban Stages Winter Rhythms Features Homage to ANY WEDNESDAY Cabaret Series
by - Dec 3, 2015

Urban Stages Founder and Artistic Director Frances Hill and Producer Peter Napolitano last night officially launched the 2015 'Winter Rhythms,' a 20-shows-in 11-days festival featuring more than 100 star cabaret performers and musicians. The opening night show was ANY WEDNESDAY SINGS AGAIN, an homage to the old cabaret series favorite, ANY WEDNESDAY, which was a popular CD release concert series from June 2005 (the first show featured Ann Hampton Callaway) to late 2011 and was staged at Tower Records and then Barnes & Noble at Lincoln Center. 

URBAN STAGES Announces 20 Shows & 100-Plus Broadway and Cabaret Stars for 12-Day WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, December, 2-13
by Stephen Hanks - Oct 29, 2015

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, Peter Napolitano, Producer/Director of Musical Programming) today announced the line-up for this year's Award-Winning Musical event WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, which will begin Wednesday, December 2 and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through December 13, 2015 at Urban Stages Theatre. WINTER RHYTHMS 2015 marks the seventh year that Urban Stages has brought noted musical artists to its stage during the holiday period. The mission of Winter Rhythms is to bring the talents of known and unknown singers, musicians, lyricists and composers to the attention of the New York theater community while performing at Urban Stages Theater. Winner of the 2015 Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Series MAC Award, WINTER RHYTHMS benefits Urban Stages' acclaimed Outreach Program, which brings more than 200 free "arts in education" presentations to libraries and schools throughout the five boroughs. This year's event features 20 shows and more than 100 artists.

Klea Blackhurst, Tony Sheldon & More Set for Urban Stages' WINTER RHYTHMS 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Urban Stages announces the line-up for this year's Award Winning Musical event WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, which will begin Wednesday, December 2and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through December 13, 2015 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30thStreet, just East of 8th Avenue). Tickets are $25 per show and may be purchased by visiting urbanstages.org or by calling (866) 811-4111. For complete schedule information, visit urbanstages.org.

MAMA'S NEXT BIG ACT! Trims Down Competitors
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The stakes and the excitement just keep getting bigger as the list of competitors grows shorter… On Tuesday night "Mama's Next BIG Act!" trimmed down to 16 competitors in front of a packed house filled with raucous fans.

Tanya Moberly, Frank Dain & More to Judge MAMA'S NEXT BIG ACT!
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2015

'Mama's Next BIG Act!' a 12-week talent competition that mixes styles and genres, is announcing its celebrity judges panel today. Featuring a mother lode of entertainers, critics and notable personalities, the jury pool is also reflective of the contest's diversity, pitting -- in direct competition -- solo, duo and group acts in music, magic, drag, burlesque and variety.

Photo Flash: Lillias White, Cady Huffman and More Celebrate Andy Propst's Book 'YOU FASCINATE ME SO' at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

On Monday, April 27, Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland was the place to celebrate Andy Propst's new book, 'You Fascinate Me So: The Life and Times of Cy Coleman.' Scroll down for photos from the concert!

CABARET LIFE NYC: New York Cabaret Legend Cynthia Crane Opens Pandora's Box With New Channel on Internet Radio
by Stephen Hanks - Nov 25, 2014

Jazz singer, nightclub entertainer, and actress Cynthia Crane, has been known for decades by New York cabaret and jazz audiences as the 'saloon chanteuse' for her husky-voiced jazz vocals and impertinent stories at clubs such as the Metropolitan Room, Don't Tell Mama, Tavern on the Green, Eighty-Eights, and Panache. Now Crane's enchanting vocal performances are being featured on a Pandora Radio station called 'Cynthia Crane Radio: The Chanteuse Has Arrived!'

MAMMA MIA! and NEWSIES Stars Sing at Cabaret Hotline Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

Karen Mason ('Mamma Mia!') and Giuseppe Bausilio ('Newsies'), as well as award-winning singers Tom Andersen and Marissa Mulder, will headline 'A Few of My Favorite Folks' tonight, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd St., New York City.

MAMMA MIA! and NEWSIES Stars to Sing at Cabaret Hotline Concert, This Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Karen Mason ('Mamma Mia!') and Giuseppe Bausilio ('Newsies'), as well as award-winning singers Tom Andersen and Marissa Mulder, will headline 'A Few of My Favorite Folks' on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd St., New York City.

MAMMA MIA! and NEWSIES Stars to Sing at Cabaret Hotline Concert, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

Karen Mason ('Mamma Mia!') and Giuseppe Bausilio ('Newsies'), as well as award-winning singers Tom Andersen and Marissa Mulder, will headline 'A Few of My Favorite Folks' on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, 407 W. 42nd St., New York City.

Nancy Opel, Nancy Ringham, Mary Testa and Kristine Zbornik Join 2013 TRU LOVE BENEFIT Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited welcomes funny ladies Nancy Opel, Nancy Ringham, Mary Testa and Kristine Zbornik to the 2013 TRU Love Benefit: Honoring Friendship, Remembering Friends today, November 17, 2013 at 12 noon.

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