2017 BWW Cabaret Awards: Carole J. Bufford Wins Best Show; Betty Buckley and Charles Busch Take Top Celeb Honors2017 BWW Cabaret Awards: Carole J. Bufford Wins Best Show; Betty Buckley and Charles Busch Take Top Celeb Honors
by Ashley Steves - Jan 8, 2018

The results are in for the sixth annual BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Awards! BroadwayWorld would like to extend congratulations to all of this year's winners and nominees in the 15 categories. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

BWW Feature: MAC's Best Female Vocalists Create Camaraderie From Competition With TOGETHERBWW Feature: MAC's Best Female Vocalists Create Camaraderie From Competition With TOGETHER
by Ashley Steves - Dec 15, 2017

This past March, at 2017's MAC Awards, honoring the best of cabaret in New York over the past season, as in most years, there were five nominees for Female Vocalist: Celia Berk, Sally Darling, Meg Flather, Josephine Sanges, and Lisa Viggiano. It's not particularly important, in this case, who won. (Flather did.) If their shared story met the usual expectations, it would've ended there and each nominee would've gone on her own way to do her next big thing. You'll be happy to hear their story defies those expectations. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards; SUNSET BOULEVARD Leads Best Special Event (Multiple)!Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards; SUNSET BOULEVARD Leads Best Special Event (Multiple)!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)

Mabel Mercer Foundation Receives Fund for Teens to Learn the Great American SongbookMabel Mercer Foundation Receives Fund for Teens to Learn the Great American Songbook
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

The Mabel Mercer Foundation announced this week that Adela and Larry Elow have established a $50,000 endowment fund, created specifically to 'encourage teenagers to learn and perform The Great American Songbook, as composed between the years 1900-1970.' (more...)

Dawn Derow Performs MY SHIP: SONGS FROM 1941 at The Laurie Beechman TheaterDawn Derow Performs MY SHIP: SONGS FROM 1941 at The Laurie Beechman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

'MY SHIP is built up of songs composed and published in 1941. 76 years ago these songs were comforting the hearts and minds of women from that time: young brides married to soldiers headed off to fight in WW2, conventional house wives raising children alone, factory workers like Rosie the Riveter, and the entertainers passionately at work to raise the moral of AMERICA through this beautiful music.' (more...)

TOGETHER: 2017 Returns to Don't Tell Mama This Tuesday Night for Performance Benefiting The Meatloaf KitchenTOGETHER: 2017 Returns to Don't Tell Mama This Tuesday Night for Performance Benefiting The Meatloaf Kitchen
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

On November 21, Celia Berk, Sally Darling, Meg Flather, Josephine Sanges and Lisa Viggiano reprise TOGETHER: 2017 Cabaret Award-Nominated Vocalists, whose spring and summer performance's benefiting Trinity Place Shelter and #TheEmpathyInitiative of The Seeing Place Theatre, were warmly received. Proceeds from their upcoming November show will benefit The Meatloaf Kitchen (founded by University Community Social Services) serving dinners to hungry New Yorkers every Saturday since 1982. Efforts to support to a soup kitchen during the season of thanks felt so right to the TOGETHER team. (more...)

The Callaway Sisters to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Rubicon TheatreThe Callaway Sisters to Bring SIBLING REVELRY to Rubicon Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Tony nominees Ann Hampton Callaway and Liz Callaway bring their acclaimed cabaret show, SIBLING REVELRY, to Rubicon Theatre Company as part of the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017 at Urban StagesChita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017 at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Urban Stages announces the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, which will begin Tuesday, December 12 and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th Street, just East of 8th Avenue). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dawn Derow Brings MY SHIP to The Laurie Beechman TheaterPhoto Coverage: Dawn Derow Brings MY SHIP to The Laurie Beechman Theater
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 4, 2017

Dawn Derow sang Irving Berlin's White Christmas this November afternoon and made it work, just as she made a collection of songs from 1941 work in her show titled MY SHIP. (more...)

Carrie St. Louis, Laura Michelle Kelly, 54 SINGS BILLY JOEL and More Set for This Month at Feinstein's/54 BelowCarrie St. Louis, Laura Michelle Kelly, 54 SINGS BILLY JOEL and More Set for This Month at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

This November, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Mebel Mercer Foundation Celebrates the High Life Of Victor LownesPhoto Coverage: The Mebel Mercer Foundation Celebrates the High Life Of Victor Lownes
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 23, 2017

Everyone knows Hugh Hefner, but the man at Hefner's side for all those ground-breaking Playboy years was Victor Lownes, who passed away January 11, 2017. A Celebration of this extraordinary man's life was organized by The Mabel Mercer Foundation and Victor's wife Marilyn Cole Lownes. It was quite fitting, since Victor Lownes and Hugh Hefner bonded at the beginning of Playboy Magazine because of their love of the cabaret artist Mabel Mercer. (more...)

Anna Bergman Comes to 54 BelowAnna Bergman Comes to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2017

Internationally acclaimed singer and actress Anna Bergman celebrates love songs from her favorite places around the world in her new show You're All The World To Me. As the daughter of an American diplomat, Anna serenades you in multiple languages and styles that range from standards and Broadway tunes, French chanson, German cabaret and Neapolitan songs to Viennese operetta and Italian opera. (more...)

Cast Announced for ROMANCE/ROMANCE at Don't Tell MamaCast Announced for ROMANCE/ROMANCE at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

Bob Bayne, Anna Lively and Lively Entertainment will present a concert version of the 1987 musical Romance/Romance. (more...)

28th New York Cabaret Convention Offering First-Ever Rush Tickets28th New York Cabaret Convention Offering First-Ever Rush Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

The Mabel Mercer Foundation has announced that it will implement a special 'Rush' ticket policy for their 2017 Cabaret Convention, to be held at Frederick P. Rose Hall, Jazz at Lincoln Center, from Monday through Thursday, October 16th - 19th. (more...)

Charles Busch, Laura Benanti, THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS and More Coming Up This October at Feinstein's/54 BelowCharles Busch, Laura Benanti, THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS and More Coming Up This October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

This October, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Cast Announced for ROMANCE/ROMANCE at Don't Tell MamaCast Announced for ROMANCE/ROMANCE at Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2017

Bob Bayne, Anna Lively and Lively Entertainment will present a concert version of the 1987 musical Romance/Romance. (more...)

Metropolitan Room Announces Partial Line-Up for 24-HOUR MARATHONMetropolitan Room Announces Partial Line-Up for 24-HOUR MARATHON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

As it bids farewell to its home of 11 years, the Metropolitan Room will present 24 continuous hours of free-wheeling entertainment -- from Sunday September 24 at 9pm, to Monday September 25 at 9pm. Featuring a mind-boggling 144 individual acts, with over a dozen emcees, and a battalion of musicians, technicians and hangers-on, the Metropolitan Room's 3rd annual Cabaret Marathon Extravaganza It's a Tradition was spawned by the Metropolitan Room's first record-setting (60-hour) entertainment marathon in January 2015. That massive undertaking shattered the Guinness World Record for longest variety show ever. (more...)

KT Sullivan, James Gavin, Klea Blackhurst and More on Tap for 28th Annual Cabaret ConventionKT Sullivan, James Gavin, Klea Blackhurst and More on Tap for 28th Annual Cabaret Convention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

With its unique combination of the best of past and present popular song, the annual Cabaret Convention stands as a pivotal, highly-anticipated highlight of New York City's autumn music season. (more...)

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