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Bio:
Lauren is originally from the Kansas City area. She currently lives in NYC. Lauren won the 2013 MetroStar Competition. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Lauren is originally from the Kansas City area. She currently lives in NYC. Lauren won the 2013 MetroStar Competition. (read complete bio)
2017 MetroStar Winner Emily Ellet Bringing Back UNCHARTED At The Triad On Today Photo 2017 MetroStar Winner Emily Ellet Bringing Back UNCHARTED At The Triad On Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

2017 MetroStar winner Emily Ellet bringing back "Uncharted" Fri 9/7 at 7 pm

2017 MetroStar Winner Emily Ellet Bringing Back UNCHARTED At The Triad On 9/7 Photo 2017 MetroStar Winner Emily Ellet Bringing Back UNCHARTED At The Triad On 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018

2017 MetroStar winner Emily Ellet bringing back "Uncharted" Fri 9/7 at 7 pm

2017 MetroStar Winner Emily Ellet To Open Debut Show UNCHARTED Photo 2017 MetroStar Winner Emily Ellet To Open Debut Show UNCHARTED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2018

2017 MetroStar winner Emily Ellet will make her New York cabaret debut in a four-night run February 22-25 at New York's historic Don't Tell Mama with her brand-new show, "Uncharted."

Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017, Starting  Photo Chita 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).

Chita Rivera, Jim Dale, Lee Roy Reams and More Set for WINTER RHYTHMS 2017 at Urban S Photo Chita 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).

Photo Flash: The Metropolitan Room Crowns New MetroStar Emily Ellet Photo Photo Flash: The Metropolitan Room Crowns New MetroStar Emily Ellet
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

It's reigning Em! Last night, Monday August 21, the actress and singer Emily Ellet was mobbed by her many friends and admirers in the audience when it was announced that she had eeked out a photo-finish win in one of the most competitive MetroStar contests in years. Her outstanding mini-set, in which she delivered a dazzingly original interpretation of the '80s disco anthem 'It's Raining Men,' put her ahead of the other four MetroStar finalists, each of whom delivered nearly flawless performances. Scroll down for photos from the final!

5 Finalists Picked For Finale Of 10th Annual Metrostar Talent Challenge Next Monday Photo 5 Finalists Picked For Finale Of 10th Annual Metrostar Talent Challenge Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Last night five finalists were selected to compete in next Monday's highly anticipated finale of the 2017 "MetroStar Talent Challenge" at the Metropolitan Room. 

2017 MetroStar TOP 13 Advance to QUARTERS at Met Photo 2017 MetroStar TOP 13 Advance to QUARTERS at Met
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Next week's quarter finals of the 2017 "MetroStar Talent Challenge" features thirteen exciting talents vying to become the 10th MetroStar Talent Challenge winner.  MetroStar's Top 13 is a baker's dozen of singers from a variety of backgrounds, including Broadway and cabaret, as well as a number of brand new talents, like 16-year-old Jackie Mate, who are hoping to make a big splash in their cabaret debuts.

MetroStar Talent Challenge Takes New Tack for 10th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The tenth annual "MetroStar Talent Challenge" is giving itself a fresh, new look as it adds two new categories to the career-boosting competition.  This year, in addition to the MetroStar grand prize and its Special Audience Award (which was instituted in 2015), the 2017 edition of the summer tradition is adding an Innovation Award and a Best New Artist Award.

Get Your Tonys Pre-Game on at NOT MY PRESIDENT to Benefit National Center for Trans Equality
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Not My President, a monthly show of resistance, began back in February.

The Queensborough Theatre Project to Present Immersive KABARETT WEIMAR at The LetLove Inn
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

On Sunday, April 30th, 2017, The Queensborough Theatre Project will continue its adventurous inaugural season with KABARETT WEIMAR, a one-night-only immersive theatrical concert experience that recreates the divine decadence of Weimar-era German cabaret, featuring songs from the musicals 'Cabaret' and 'The Threepenny Opera.'

BWW Recap: The 32nd Bistro Awards Honor Best of Cabaret, Comedy and Jazz at Gotham Comedy Club
by Casey Mink - Mar 14, 2017

At the 32nd Bistro Awards on March 13, produced by Sherry Eaker, attendees hunkered down at Gotham Comedy Club in the hours before a blizzard hit Manhattan to honor the best in the year's cabaret, comedy and jazz performances. Of course, the prospect of a little snow wouldn't deter honorees from coming out, though it did slightly impact the order of the evening's events, shifting the 'grand finale' to the 'grand opening.'

BWW Recap: The 32nd Bistro Awards Honor the Year's Best in Cabaret, Comedy and Jazz at Gotham Comedy Club
by Casey Mink - Mar 14, 2017

At the 32nd Bistro Awards on March 13, produced by Sherry Eaker, attendees hunkered down at Gotham Comedy Club in the hours before a blizzard hit Manhattan to honor the best in the year's cabaret, comedy and jazz performances. Of course, the prospect of a little snow wouldn't deter honorees from coming out, though it did slightly impact the order of the evening's events, shifting the "grand finale" to the "grand opening."

Paul Shaffer, Maurice Hines, and Justin Vivian Bond Set as Presenters at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Veteran entertainer Maurice Hines, "trans-genre" artist Justin Vivian Bond, comedian Jim David, and musician Paul Shaffer have been set as presenters at the 32nd annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13 at 6:30pmat Gotham Comedy Club. Hines, Bond, and David are, themselves, previous Bistro Award honorees.

Darlene Love and Carol Woods Among the Honorees at the 32nd ANNUAL BISTRO AWARDS GALA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love, whomRolling Stone has called "one of the greatest singers of all time," and stage actress and cabaret and concert singer Carol Woods are among the artists who will be honored at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala on Monday, March 13 at 6:30 pm at Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St. As is the Bistro Award tradition, the evening will feature performances by the winners.

Photo Coverage: Klea Blackhurst Hosts The Cabaret Convention Finale Saluting Sheldon Harnick & Charles Strouse
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 22, 2016

There's no 'Tomorrow' for this years four day 27th New York Cabaret Convention but there certainly was a thrilling performance of that song by host Kela Blackhurst and the Broadway by the Year Chorus.  The composer and lyricist were in attendance as their songs were performed by a wonderful group of cabaret artists. The convention even produced a 12 year old to recreate the emotions of seeing 'Annie' as Zoe Gelman sang Maybe & NYC to the Rose Theater audience. Luckily there will be a 'tomorrow' for the Mabel Mercer Foundations Cabaret Convention and mark your calendars for the 28th New York Cabaret Convention in 2017.

Broadway Artists to Join the MIKE PETTRY PROJECT
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Broadway's Max Chernin (Bright Star), Kaitlyn Davidson (Cinderella, Nice Work If You Can Get It) and F. Michael Haynie (Wicked), as well as Jed Resnick (Avenue Q)* will headline the The Mik e Pettry Project , the second in the Singers Forum/EMGCollective's collaborative songbook series on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, October 4 & 5, at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. The series brings together Broadway performers and members of the SF/AEA Scholarship Program to spotlight work of prominent new composers. Following the success of The Patrick Dwyer Project, the series now features composer/lyricist Mike Pettry (The Light Princess, Things I Left on Long Island) whose work has been produced at A.R.T., South Coast Rep, The New Victory Theatre, etc. Pettry's current projects include partnering with composer Eli Bolin as he provides the lyrics for The Last Song of Eddie Scourge, a hard-rock adaptation of the classic A Christmas Carol.

ON YOUR FEET!'s David Baida Wins 2016 MetroStar Contest
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

?The Metropolitan Room erupted into wild cheers when David Baida was announced as the next MetroStar last night. 

METROSTAR Picks Five Finalists For Metropolitan Room Competition Finale Next Monday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Five exceptional and well-matched singers were chosen to advance as finalists in this year's MetroStar Talent Challenge on Monday.

NiCori Studios and Productions Announces Continuation of MUSIC AT THE MANSION 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2016

NiCori Studios and Productions announces a new installment of the monthly concert series, 'Music at the Mansion', on Sunday, August 28, at 3pm at the Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center in Bloomfield, NJ.  Performers include Lauren Stanford, Sean Harkness and Marieann Meringolo.  The Young Musician Moment will be Alex DiFilippo.

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