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Darius de Haas, Ann Harada, Lesli Margherita & More to Take Part in AMANDA GREEN & FR Photo Darius de Haas, Ann Harada, Lesli Margherita & More to Take Part in AMANDA GREEN & FRIENDS 'VAXXED AF!'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

BIRDLAND¬†will present¬†Amanda Green & Friends ‚ÄúVaxxed AF!‚Ä̬†on¬†Monday, October 4¬†at¬†7:00 PM.¬†Tony Award-nominated lyricist/composer and award-winning performer¬†Amanda Green¬†will be joined by some amazing Broadway friends, including¬†Darius de Haas,¬†Ann Harada,¬†Lesli Margherita,¬†Curtis Moore,¬†Natalie Douglas, and¬†Dan Finnerty¬†of The Dan Band.

New Book, 'An Inconvenient Black History of British Musical Theatre' is Now Available Photo New Book, 'An Inconvenient Black History of British Musical Theatre' is Now Available
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021

A radically urgent intervention, An Inconvenient Black History of British Musical Theatre: 1900 - 1950 uncovers the hidden Black history of this most influential of artforms.

10 Videos That Have Us Counting The Days Till HANNAH JANE: THE LEADING LADIES OF BROA Photo 10 Videos That Have Us Counting The Days Till HANNAH JANE: THE LEADING LADIES OF BROADWAY at The Green Room 42 September 20th
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 5, 2021

After a smash opening in 2020, Hannah Jane's most inventive and entertaining one-woman tribute to the divas of the Great White Way had to be put on hold. Well, Hannah Jane is back and ready to go. Check out these videos to whet your appetite for one of the most entertaining evenings ever.

Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for Sep Photo Liz Callaway, Sierra Boggess, Kelli O'Hara, WRITE OUT LOUD and More Announced for September at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2021

Next month, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club & Private Event Destination, will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Meg Flather to Play RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN 2021 at Don't Tell Mama on September 26th Photo Meg Flather to Play RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN 2021 at Don't Tell Mama on September 26th
by Stephen Mosher - Aug 25, 2021

For her first show after the shutdown, singer-songwriter Meg Flather does a deep dive into musical theater history by creating an entire show of R&H.

Ann Hampton Callaway to Present Live Stream This Sunday Photo Ann Hampton Callaway to Present Live Stream This Sunday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2021

Celebrated pop/jazz recording artist and multi-Platinum selling songwriter, Ann Hampton Callaway (At the Same Time, I've Dreamed You), sings 'Songs I Wish I'd Written' live from the Callaway Hideaway in Tucson, AZ!

Photos: Cabaret Convention Segment Filmed at Table 26 Photo Photos: Cabaret Convention Segment Filmed at Table 26
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 20, 2021

Situated 1,037 miles from Rose Hall at Jazz at Lincoln Center is a Cabaret space that recently was utilized as the backdrop for a filmed segment in this year’s Cabaret Convention.  Last night, Jill & Rich Switzer the celebrated South Florida husband and wife musical team entertained an audience at Table 26 in Palm Beach.  

Photos: Jill & Rich Switzer Get Noticed at Table 26 Photo Photos: Jill & Rich Switzer Get Noticed at Table 26
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 13, 2021

Jill & Rich brought along a special guest vocalist last night.  Talented young (12th Grade) vocalist Annie Matot.  Annie is Dick Robinson’s Society For The Preservation of The Great American Songbook’s Young Artist.

Michael McAssey Brings Piano Bar To Gateway Playhouse Photo Michael McAssey Brings Piano Bar To Gateway Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2021

Michael McAssey is one of cabaret's busiest and most sought-after entertainers. The successful Broadway and Television actor made his cabaret debut in 1982 at New York City's famous DUPLEX in Greenwich Village.

92Y School Of Music's Cabaret Conversations With Michael Kirk Lane Announces New Line Photo 92Y School Of Music's Cabaret Conversations With Michael Kirk Lane Announces New Lineup
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2021

Performances are Thursdays, 8-9 pm ET, August 5-26. Learn more about how to register here!

The 92Y School of Music Announces New Guests for Cabaret Conversations Photo The 92Y School of Music Announces New Guests for Cabaret Conversations
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 8, 2021

The 92Y School of Music announces new guests for their popular interview series, Cabaret Conversations, now in its second year, as well as new dates for Cabaret History and Great Performances. Previous speakers in the BroadwayWorld Cabaret Award-nominated series have included Chita Rivera and Joe Iconis. Led by award-winning cabaret historian and performer, Michael Kirk Lane these programs are perfect for both practitioners and fans of the art form.

Ana√Įs Reno to Make Her Debut At The Cutting Room in August Photo Ana√Įs Reno to Make Her Debut At The Cutting Room in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

Jazz vocal prodigy and chart topping vocalist,¬†Ana√Įs Reno will make¬†her debut at¬†The Cutting Room¬†(44 E. 32nd¬†Street between Park and Madison Aves.) with the¬†Pete Malinverni¬†Trio¬†on Tuesday, August 10th at 7pm.¬†

Piano Bar With Michael McAssey Will Be at The Gateway Playhouse This Month Photo Piano Bar With Michael McAssey Will Be at The Gateway Playhouse This Month
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021

Michael McAssey is a winner and three-time nominee of the MAC AWARD for Outstanding Male Vocalist, presented in New York by the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs and made his Town Hall debut at the Mabel Mercer FOUNDATION'S 13th ANNUAL CABARET CONVENTION.

Ann Hampton Callaway Releases New Single 'The Moon Is A Kite' Photo Ann Hampton Callaway Releases New Single 'The Moon Is A Kite'
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2021

Tony nominee and Platinum selling songwriter, Ann Hampton Callaway, releases the latest in a string of singles called 'The Moon is a Kite.' The song originated from a poem she wrote in her #ahcpoemaday series on June 10, 2021.

Photo Flash: Jill & Rich Switzer Bring Cabaret to Table 26 Photo Photo Flash: Jill & Rich Switzer Bring Cabaret to Table 26
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 25, 2021

Continuing the Thursday night special at Table 26, Jill & Rich Switzer brought their Jazz and Pop music to the delight of the dinner crowd at the popular Palm Beach restaurant last night. 

STORIES FROM OUR STAGE to be Presented by Urban Stages This Month Photo STORIES FROM OUR STAGE to be Presented by Urban Stages This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 17, 2021

Urban Stages Artistic Producing Director, Frances Hill, has announced Stories from Our Stage, a virtual event celebrating the many different stories and voices that their award-winning Off-Broadway stage amplify, from June 24 to June 28, 2021.

Leanne Borghesi Premieres New Series BORGHESI'S BACK! at Don't Tell Mama on June 19th Photo Leanne Borghesi Premieres New Series BORGHESI'S BACK! at Don't Tell Mama on June 19th
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 13, 2021

After taking New York City by storm with her talent and nightclub acts, Leanne Borghesi retreated to her San Francisco home during the pandemic, but she is back in her NYC digs and ready to pick up where she left off. With a new show and a new idea, Leanne is taking up residence at Don't Tell Mama.

Sing Along With Michael McAssey on Piano At The Gateway Playhouse Photo Sing Along With Michael McAssey on Piano At The Gateway Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

The Gateway Playhouse in Somers Point NJ will present Piano Bar at the Gateway on Friday June 18th at 7pm with Michael McAssey on stage playing the baby grand. Bar service available. If you would like to sing, please bring your music or just come and enjoy the evening. You never know who will show up!

Dawn Derow, Jeremie Michael and Chuck Flowers to Join Upcoming PIANO BAR LIVE! Photo Dawn Derow, Jeremie Michael and Chuck Flowers to Join Upcoming PIANO BAR LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2021

Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams this Tuesday, June 8 at 7:15 pm ET, with host Scott Barbarino and guests Dawn Derow, Jeremie Michael, Chuck Flowers, David LaMarr and Darnell White plus Mystery Guests and MORE!

Urban Stages to Present STORIES FROM OUR STAGE Photo Urban Stages to Present STORIES FROM OUR STAGE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 2, 2021

Urban Stages has announced Stories from Our Stage, a virtual event celebrating the many different stories and voices that their award-winning Off-Broadway stage amplify. From June 24 to June 28, 2021, this special presentation will feature excerpts from select plays and musicals that premiered at Urban Stages.

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