Mabel Mercer News

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...)

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...)

Photo Coverage: Klea Blackhurst Hosts The Cabaret Convention FinalePhoto Coverage: Klea Blackhurst Hosts The Cabaret Convention Finale
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 20, 2017

Klea Blackhurst the host of the concluding night of The 28th New York Cabaret Convention likes to remind folks that all roads lead to Ethel Merman . Last night's talent filled finale offered up some of the best vocalists in cabaret and all roads started and ended with Klea & Billy Stritch recreating some of their classic interpretations of the music of Hoagy Carmichael & Richard Whiting. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside INTIMATE NIGHTS at the 28th NY Cabaret ConventionPhoto Coverage: Inside INTIMATE NIGHTS at the 28th NY Cabaret Convention
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 19, 2017

Intimate Nights: The Golden Age of Cabaret was the theme of the Third night of The 28th New York Cabaret Convention held at JALC Rose Theater. It was a grand eventing and the enthusiastic audience got to enjoy the artists quite well during the 3 1/2 hours of music. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Marilyn Maye Will Head Opening Night at Cabaret ConventionPhoto Coverage: Marilyn Maye Will Head Opening Night at Cabaret Convention
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 16, 2017

Opening this year's Cabaret Convention hosted by Artistic Director KT Sullivan will be Marilyn Maye. (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...)

Vivian Reed to Sing Lena Horne at Feinstein's/54 BelowVivian Reed to Sing Lena Horne at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Vivian Reed, the two-time Tony Award-nominated Broadway star and concert artist, will honor entertainment icon Lena Horne in a special centennial celebration at Feinstein's / 54 Below. (more...)

Carole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Jones & Schmidt with THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE at the BeechmanCarole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Jones & Schmidt with THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE at the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, have teamed up to celebrate the music of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, composers of THE FANTASTICKS, 110 IN THE SHADE, and I DO! I DO! and more. Demas and Rice have based their show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Jones and Schmidt. (more...)

Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!Schimmel Center presents AMERICAN DANCE SPECTACULAR!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The Schimmel Center presents American Dance Spectacular! on Saturday, October 21 at 7:30 p.m., exploring the history of American popular dance throughout the 20th century, including the Charleston, Lindy hop, jitterbug, twist, voguing, and more. The performance is directed, co-written and created by Daniel C. Levine (Broadway's Les Mis rables, Chicago, and Mamma Mia!) with choreography by Al Blackstone (Fox's So You Think You Can Dance), music direction by Bryan Perri (Broadway's Wicked and Next to Normal), and book by Susan Batten (Lifetime's Showing Roots) together with six Broadway dancers backed by three vocalists and a live band. (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...)

Lynn University Announces 2018 SeasonLynn University Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Lynn University and Jan McArt, producer and director of theatre arts program development, today announced that the popular Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center comes to Live at Lynn series will return Jan. 17. Five of Manhattan's leading cabaret shows will be presented Wednesday nights in Lynn's Amarnick-Goldstein Concert Hall. Season tickets are available at $150, with individual concert tickets only $40. (more...)

Marilyn Maye to Return to The Art House in Provincetown Next MonthMarilyn Maye to Return to The Art House in Provincetown Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Dubbed "The greatest white female singer in the world" by none other than Ella Fitzgerald, star vocalist Marilyn Maye took Provincetown audiences by storm in her highly anticipated debut at The Art House six summers ago, and again each year since. This celebrated living legend returns to the Broadway @ The Art House series by popular demand again this summer from August 4 - 7 at 7:00 PM. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh to Romp Into Feinstein's/54 Below This August with AGING IS OPTIONALTovah Feldshuh to Romp Into Feinstein's/54 Below This August with AGING IS OPTIONAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tovah Feldshuh in AGING IS OPTIONAL on August 1st & 3rd, 2017. (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...)

Carole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVECarole Demas and Sarah Rice to Celebrate Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Broadway veterans Carole Demas, who originated the role of Sandy in Grease, and Sarah Rice, who originated the role of Johanna in Sweeney Todd, have teamed up to celebrate the music of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, composers of THE FANTASTICKS, 110 IN THE SHADE, I DO! I DO! and more. Demas and Rice have based their show on their 50 years of work and personal relationships with Jones and Schmidt.  (more...)

Jeanne MacDonald Up Next in Bridge Street Theatre's 2017 Cabaret SeriesJeanne MacDonald Up Next in Bridge Street Theatre's 2017 Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

With a voice as pure as a Catskill creek, NYC nightlife luminary Jeanne MacDonald mesmerizes audiences and critics alike with her subtle, intelligent way with a lyric and an authentic style all her own. Come to Catskill's intimate Bridge Street Theatre at 8:00pm on Saturday evening June 3rd and find out what all the shouting's about! (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...)

BWW Review: Harvey Fierstein Reluctantly Finds Romance in Martin Sherman's Compelling GENTLY DOWN THE STREAMBWW Review: Harvey Fierstein Reluctantly Finds Romance in Martin Sherman's Compelling GENTLY DOWN THE STREAM
by Michael Dale - Apr 12, 2017

"I'm old enough to be your ancestor," the 61-year-old gentleman scoffs to his 28-year-old overnight guest who, after meeting on a dating site called Gaydar, suggests that something of permanence could come between them. (more...)

Photo Flash: 4th Annual Tomatoes Got Talent Show Winners AnnouncedPhoto Flash: 4th Annual Tomatoes Got Talent Show Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The '4th Annual Tomatoes Got Talent" show took place on Monday April 3, 2017 at The Triad, 158 West 72nd St., playing to a sold-out crowd! (more...)

Karen Mason, Vivian Reed, Jeff Harnar to Headline 2017 Chicago Cabaret Convention This MonthKaren Mason, Vivian Reed, Jeff Harnar to Headline 2017 Chicago Cabaret Convention This Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

New York's renowned musical organization, The Mabel Mercer Foundation, returns to the Midwest for the first time since 2006 to present its fourth "Chicago Cabaret Convention." (more...)

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