Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12thLegendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Tuesday, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 BelowTovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

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. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh is Leona in THE QUEEN OF MEANTovah Feldshuh is Leona in THE QUEEN OF MEAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

Tovah Feldshuh six time Tony and Emmy nominated star of 'The Walking Dead,' 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,' and now CBS' 'Salvation' returns to Feinstein's/54 Below in a all new show featuring highlights from the Broadway-bound musical Queen of Mean, based on the New York Timesbest-seller biography by Ransdell Pierson. Tovah as Leona sings and stings about everything from her meteoric rise from office temp to Queen of the Palace, to her Real Estate rival Donald Trump. Tovah's Leona is proud to be below Studio 54 whose owners ALSO served time for the crime of tax evasion. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

American Popular Song Society will salute Cole porter this Today, June 9 at 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Local 802 - Musicians' Hall, 322 West 48th Street, NYC, with a rousing group of performers led by the master Master of ceremonies, Richard Skipper. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

American Popular Song Society will salute Cole porter this Saturday, June 9 at 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Local 802 - Musicians' Hall, 322 West 48th Street, NYC, with a rousing group of performers led by the master Master of ceremonies, Richard Skipper. (more...)

Deborah Grace Winer Celebrates Barbara Cook At 54 Below Featuring Karen Ziemba, Rebecca Luker, and MoreDeborah Grace Winer Celebrates Barbara Cook At 54 Below Featuring Karen Ziemba, Rebecca Luker, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Deborah Grace Winer continues her 3-part Feinstein's/54 Below series of jewel box revues celebrating the Classic American Songbook with its season finale on Sunday, June 17th, TILL THERE WAS YOU: A CELEBRATION OF Barbara Cook with Musical Direction by Mark Hummel and direction by Mark Waldrop. Ms. Winer will host a glittering parade of Broadway divas including Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba; Tony nominees Christine Andreas, Rebecca Luker and Christiane Noll; Linda Purl, Aisha de Haas, Natalie Douglas and K.T. Sullivan, who will raise their voices in celebration of Barbara Cook, one of the greatest interpreters of the American Songbook. (more...)

Celia Berk Returns to The Beach Cafe with LOVE IS JUST SAND on June 2Celia Berk Returns to The Beach Cafe with LOVE IS JUST SAND on June 2
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Celia Berk brings LOVE IS JUST SAND back to The Beach Cafe on June 2, 2018 at 8:15 pm. (more...)

Provincetown Cabaretfest Presents Largest Variety Show Ever And Debuts New Scholarship ProgramProvincetown Cabaretfest Presents Largest Variety Show Ever And Debuts New Scholarship Program
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Provincetown CabaretFest 2018 (May 31 to June 3) will feature over thirty vocalists, musicians and comedians, appearing in the Paramount Room of The Crown and Anchor, during its Friday night show 'Music, Music, Music'. The Friday evening show is the largest variety show every produced in the festival's eighteen-year history. The entertainers hail from all over the U.S. and will perform in a variety of shows, in one of the most extensive cabaret festivals in Massachusetts. All festival events share theme of sophisticated and soulful 1950s music and will showcase the unique art form of live cabaret. (more...)

Photo Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGSPhoto Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) today announced that Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, Jon Weber, Aaron Weinstein, Lauren Worsham, and Karen Ziemba would join the next presentation of Project Shaw. The 13th season continued on April 30th with SHAW SONGS, a festive cabaret evening of songs that George Bernard Shaw played, sang, and enjoyed (1856-1950). Marcia Milgrom Dodge directs with Paul Staroba serving as Musical Director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Celebration Continues at Feinstein's/54 Below and with a Special Silver After PartyPhoto Coverage: Marilyn Maye Celebration Continues at Feinstein's/54 Below and with a Special Silver After Party
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 22, 2018

It was night that will long be remembered by fans (and who isn't) of Marilyn Maye and of American Songbook hero, Dick Robinson. Marilyn is currently celebrating her 90th year with her current engagement at Feinstein's/54 Below and her friend DIck Robinson, creator of Legends Radio and founder of the Connecticut School of Broadcasting is celebrating his 80th. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with 90 AT LASTPhoto Coverage: Marilyn Maye Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below with 90 AT LAST
by Kevin Alvey - Apr 16, 2018

Marilyn Maye proudly celebrated her 90th birthday on April 10th by starting the run of her latest show at Feinstein's/54Below. It would be an understatement to say she blew the roof off the sold out room on opening night. (people said it was the loudest cheering they'd ever heard in the club). (more...)

Distinguished Duo Jeff Harnar And Alex Rybeck To Headline Provincetown CabaretFest 2018Distinguished Duo Jeff Harnar And Alex Rybeck To Headline Provincetown CabaretFest 2018
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

Provincetown CabaretFest proudly welcomes the award-winning team of Jeff Harnar and Alex Rybeck, and their acclaimed 'The 1959 Broadway Songbook' show to the 2018 lineup. Harnar recently won a coveted MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabarets) Major Male Vocal Artist Award for the popular show. 'The 1959 Broadway Songbook' show is a perfect match to the festival's 1950s theme and has been hailed as 'superb' by The New York Times, 'a hit' by The Chicago Tribune and one of the 'critic's top five' by The Times London. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Going Backstage at the 2018 MAC AWARDSPhoto Coverage: Going Backstage at the 2018 MAC AWARDS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2018

This week the 2018 MAC Award winners were revealed at the 32nd MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City. Check out the full list of winners and checkout exclusive backstage photos from the event below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE MAC AWARDS 2018- And The Winners Are...Photo Coverage: THE MAC AWARDS 2018- And The Winners Are...
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2018

Here are the 2018 MAC Award winners, revealed at the 32nd MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City. (more...)

2018 MAC Award Winners Revealed2018 MAC Award Winners Revealed
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Here are the 2018 MAC Award winners, revealed at the 32nd MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City. (more...)

ALL THE WAY: THE MUSIC OF JIMMY VAN HEUSEN & FRIENDS To Resound At Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Venue On May 18thALL THE WAY: THE MUSIC OF JIMMY VAN HEUSEN & FRIENDS To Resound At Carnegie Hall's Weill Recital Venue On May 18th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2018

Tickets are now on sale for 'All the Way: The Music of Jimmy Van Heusen & Friends,' an extraordinary concert event to be produced by The Mabel Mercer Foundation on Friday, May 18th at 7:30 p.m. The special, one-time-only performance will be offered at Weill Recital Hall (part of the Carnegie Hall complex) at 154 West 57th Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Marta Sanders, Peter And Will Anderson, Shemekia Copeland And More Among 2018 Bistro Award RecipientsPhoto Flash: Andre De Shields, Marta Sanders, Peter And Will Anderson, Shemekia Copeland And More Among 2018 Bistro Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018

Tony Award winning choreographer and director George Faison (The Wiz) presented Andre De Shields, a two-time Tony nominee, Drama Desk nominee, Emmy winner and multi-Audelco Award and Outer Critics Circle Award winner, with the 2018 Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award at the 33rd Annual Bistro Awards Gala, held at Gotham Comedy Club in New York on March 12th. De Shields received the Bistro Awards' highest honor for his five decades of stage and nightclub accomplishments. (more...)

Photo Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS Starring Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, and More!Photo Flash: Project Shaw Presents SHAW SONGS Starring Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) today announced that Ed Dixon, Jeff Harnar, Christine Pedi, Jon Weber, Aaron Weinstein, Lauren Worsham, and Karen Ziemba would join the next presentation of Project Shaw. The 13th season will continue on April 30th with SHAW SONGS, a festive cabaret evening of songs that George Bernard Shaw played, sang, and enjoyed (1856-1950). Marcia Milgrom Dodge directs with Paul Staroba serving as Musical Director. (more...)

Provincetown CabaretFest 2018 Features Slate Of 28 PerformersProvincetown CabaretFest 2018 Features Slate Of 28 Performers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

The soulful songs and glamorous nightlife of the 1950s will swing once more when CabaretFest returns to Provincetown May 31 to June 3. Twenty-eight cabaret entertainers from Boston, New York City, Florida and Palm Springs, will participate in ten live shows, a Q&A luncheon panel session, two performance workshops, two Marilyn Maye Master Classes, and enjoy parties and networking along with VIP pass holders. The VIP pass includes entry to all the live shows, opportunities to monitor workshops and invitations to private parties. Festival Producer Patricia Fitzpatrick sums it up like this: 'Where else can you walk a few yards, see and hear so many of the nation's top cabaret performers in one place? Only in Provincetown. Provincetown is like Broadway with sand.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Lorna DallasPhoto Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Lorna Dallas
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland presented the Manhattan return of singer Lorna Dallas, who appeared on the historic stage on Mondaynight. After a two-decade absence, internationally acclaimed West End and New York legend Lorna Dallas returns to the world of cabaret with her new show, "Home Again," directed by Barry Kleinbort with Christopher Denny on piano. In "Home Again," Ms. Dallas performed beloved classics by Kern and Gershwin, alongside little-known gems by Kander, Ebb and Jerry Herman. (more...)

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