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...)


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...)

Birdland Presents Bill Charlap and More Week of May 14Birdland Presents Bill Charlap and More Week of May 14
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Bill Charlap, Natalie Douglas Tributes: Ella Fitzgerald, Karen Oberlin with Her Trio, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Raissa Katona Bennett - Back To Her Future at The Laurie Beechman TheatrePhoto Coverage: Raissa Katona Bennett - Back To Her Future at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 27, 2018

It was January 25 2011 and Raissa Katona Bennett brought her new show, exploring the music of Jerome Kern to Feinstein's at The Regency Hotel. It got rave reviews from the critics at that time. Amazingly looking and sounding even better, Raissa returned to the cabaret stage last night at The Laurie Beechman Theatre's West Bank Cafe' and Broadwayworld was there. Check out the photos. (more...)

Birdland Announces May 2018 LineupBirdland Announces May 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Natalie Douglas' Tribute to Elvis PresleyPhoto Flash: Broadway at Birdland Presents Natalie Douglas' Tribute to Elvis Presley
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present award-winning singer Natalie Douglas with another one of her very special "Tributes!" On Monday, April 9, she threw an onstage celebration of the music and magic of the one and only Elvis Presley. Songs included "Blue Suede Shoes," "Viva Las Vegas," and "If I Can Dream." (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

New York-based Cabaret producer, performer, promoter, and former reviewer (for Cabaret Scenes Magazine and BroadwayWorld.com) Stephen Hanks is in the midst of a serious love-hate relationship. He loves the art form of Cabaret and hates the dramatic rise of voter suppression and white supremacy in America during the current Republican Party rule of all three branches of the United States Government. So with the November 2018 Midterm elections on the horizon, Hanks has decided to combine the objects of his love and his hate and channel that energy into political action on behalf of the Democratic and Progressive candidates running for the US Senate, the House of Representatives, and perhaps some state governorships in November. (more...)

Beloved BWW and MAC Award-Nominated Cabaret Performer and Actor CHARLOTTE PATTON Dies at 70Beloved BWW and MAC Award-Nominated Cabaret Performer and Actor CHARLOTTE PATTON Dies at 70
by Stephen Hanks - Jan 26, 2018

Just four months after acclaimed Musical Director Barry Levitt tragically died of a heart attack just hours before a performance at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, Charlotte Patton--a beloved performer for whom Levitt frequently played and was one of his closest friends in Cabaret--died early Thursday morning at Mt. Sinai Hospital after an almost two-year battle with cancer. Both passed away at the age of 70.  (more...)

OUR SINATRA: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION Returns to the Cutting RoomOUR SINATRA: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION Returns to the Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

After two sold out national tours, and a recent successful limited engagement at the famed Birdland, OUR SINATRA, A Musical Celebration will return to the Cutting Room (44 E 32nd Street) on 1/20,1/24 & 1/27. Directed by Kurt Stamm, the production team also includes Richard Maltby, Jr.(Production Supervisor). OUR SINATRA is produced by Jack Lewin and the cast includes Ronny Whyte, Karen Oberlin and Brian Long. (more...)

Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban StagesChita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting Tonight at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Urban Stages presents this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, which begins tonight, December 12, featuring 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...)

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...)

BWW Review: The 28th New York Cabaret Convention Kicks Off Its Opening Night With A Bang It Is Unable To SustainBWW Review: The 28th New York Cabaret Convention Kicks Off Its Opening Night With A Bang It Is Unable To Sustain
by Stephen Hanks - Oct 22, 2017

During an evening when Mabel Mercer Foundation President and New York Cabaret Convention Producer KT Sullivan devoted a number of opening night spots in the 28th year of the four-day extravaganza (October 16-19 at Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center) to a younger generation of singers and a few veterans making their Convention debuts, the Grande Dame of Cabaret was the star of the night. (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...)

Tony Nominee Walter Willison Comes to the Metropolitan Room this MonthTony Nominee Walter Willison Comes to the Metropolitan Room this Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison celebrates his 50th year in show business with WALTER WILLISON: MUSIC IN MY HEART, his first solo cabaret appearance since 1978, at The Metropolitan Room on Tuesday, September 19th at 7pm. (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...)

BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/19 to 6/25BWW Picks for Best Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week, 6/19 to 6/25
by BWW Staff - Jun 19, 2017

Published every Monday, BroadwayWorld Cabaret writers will pick their top recommendations for shows throughout NYC during the upcoming week. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dutch Treat Honors New Yorker Editor David Remnick with Gold Medal for Achievement in the ArtsPhoto Flash: Dutch Treat Honors New Yorker Editor David Remnick with Gold Medal for Achievement in the Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Earlier this month at The Harvard Club, the New Yorker editor David Remnick was feted by The Dutch Treat Club. Remnick received the club's Gold Medal for Lifetime Achievement in the Arts. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

The Ziegfeld Society to Present Karen Oberlin's Doris Day Tribute 'SECRET LOVE'The Ziegfeld Society to Present Karen Oberlin's Doris Day Tribute 'SECRET LOVE'
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

The Ziegfeld Society will present Karen Oberlin in her acclaimed one woman show, SECRET LOVE: A Tribute to Doris Day, on Saturday, May 27th at 3:30 pm at Lang Concert Hall (69th Street between Park and Lexington). (more...)

Beth Malone, Lee Roy Reams, & More to Remember THE UNSINKABLE TAMMY GRIMESBeth Malone, Lee Roy Reams, & More to Remember THE UNSINKABLE TAMMY GRIMES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

A cast of award winning performers, friends and colleagues will gather to pay tribute to the life and career of Tony Award winning Broadway legend Tammy Grimes in The Ziegfeld Society's The Unsinkable Tammy Grimes: A Musical Life in Revue, featuring reminiscences and musical numbers from Miss Grimes iconic Broadway musicals. The event will take place on Saturday, April 29th at 3:30 pm at Lang Concert Hall (69th Street between Park and Lexington). (more...)

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