BWW Review: DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR? Enchants and Moves Audience at The Laurie Beechman Theatre BWW Review: DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR? Enchants and Moves Audience at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 11, 2019

Cabaret doyen Eric Michael Gillett brought his annual Christmas concert DO YOU HEAR WHAT I HEAR! to The Laurie Beechman Theatre before taking it to North Carolina, and audiences were all aglow with joy. (more...)

BWW Feature: BWW Cabaret Critics' 2019 Year-End Round Table BWW Feature: BWW Cabaret Critics' 2019 Year-End Round Table
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 10, 2019

BWW Cabaret Editor invites the journalists on the team to an informal discussion about the art form of cabaret, their passion, and what excited them in 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Philip Pearlstein, and Sandra DiPasqua Receive 2019 Father George Moore Artistic Impact Awards Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Philip Pearlstein, and Sandra DiPasqua Receive 2019 Father George Moore Artistic Impact Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2019

Three-time Tony Award winning Director Jack O'Brien presented Actor André De Shields, who celebrated the 50th year of his acting career in 2019 by scoring his first Tony Award, for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for his role as Hermes in Hadestown, with the 2019 Father George Moore Artistic Impact Award at Encore Ovation – A Celebration of Aging Through Art at Sardi's on November 18. O'Brien directed De Shields in The Full Monty and Impression on Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: Leanne Borghesi and Marta Sanders Boa The Life into Birdland with SHOWBROADS BWW Review: Leanne Borghesi and Marta Sanders Boa The Life into Birdland with SHOWBROADS
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 19, 2019

Two cabaret nightclub singers walk into a bar... There's no joke, but there are a LOT of laughs with The Showbroads (more...)

Photo Flash: Marta Sanders And Leanne Borghesi Bring Showbroads To Birdland Photo Flash: Marta Sanders And Leanne Borghesi Bring Showbroads To Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Last night New York's consummate cabaret and musical theater Powerhouse- Marta Sanders teamed up with larger than life comedic Chanteuse Leanne Borghesi in 'SHOWBROADS' a bawdy new nightclub act at Birdland Jazz Club. Sanders and Borghesi's dynamic vocals, comedic chops and brassy belts are reminiscent of the historic Vaudeville/Burlesque circuit. Two brassy belters and one hot band these 'SHOWBROADS' are doin' it the Broad's way for one night only in a raucous 75- minute nightclub duet... where tempers will flare and feathers will fly! Directed by Nicolas Minas, Dramaturgy by Nathan Cann, Musical Direction by Dana P. Rowe with Don Kelly on drums, Jim Piela on sax/clarinet/flute, Jamie Mohamdien on bass. (more...)

BWW Interview: Leanne Borghesi And Marta Sanders of SHOW BROADS at Birdland BWW Interview: Leanne Borghesi And Marta Sanders of SHOW BROADS at Birdland
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 9, 2019

The day Hurricane Sanders and Tornado Borghesi met and the spontaneous combustion gave birth to an all-female, laugh a minute, musical overload of cabaret brilliance... (more...)

PIANO BAR LIVE! Will Have an Open Ended Run at Brandy's Piano Bar PIANO BAR LIVE! Will Have an Open Ended Run at Brandy's Piano Bar
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

ScoBar Entertainmentpresents PIANO BAR LIVE! for an open-ended run at Brandy's Piano Bar on the Upper East Side. Joining Piano Bar Maestro, MICHAEL McASSEY at the keys, will be a veritable Who's Who of Cabaret and Broadway! PIANO BAR LIVE! is an interactive, live-streaming Piano Bar experience. THERE IS NO COVER CHARGE for PIANO BAR LIVE! but there is a two drink minimum. (more...)

BWW Review: Avery Sommers Rules The Laurie Beechman Theatre with FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS BWW Review: Avery Sommers Rules The Laurie Beechman Theatre with FOR SENTIMENTAL REASONS
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 4, 2019

A treasure in gold, Broadway star Avery Sommers returns to New York with her one of a kind talent and amazing nightclub act. (more...)

Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for November 11-November 17 Birdland Jazz Club Announces Schedule for November 11-November 17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its upcoming schedule for the week of November 11. Acts include The Django Reinhardt Festival 20th Anniversary, Joe Alterman Trio, Christina Crawford's 'Mommie Dearest: The Musical' In Concert, and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Cabaret Convention Continues With Jeff Harnar & Andrea Marcovvicci Hosting Photo Coverage: Cabaret Convention Continues With Jeff Harnar & Andrea Marcovvicci Hosting
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 30, 2019

Day two of the 2019 Mabel Mercer Foundation's 2019 New York Cabaret Convention filled Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center with a lot of Heart and Soul and the music of Frank Loesser last night. The Convention audience was immersed with the music of one of the greatest Broadway songwriters as one by one 23 renowned Cabaret artists performed Frank Loesser hits. The one and only Marilyn Maye brought the evening to a stunning conclusion with her rendition of Joey, Joey and her exciting 3/4 time version of Luck Be A Lady Tonight all arranged and played by the remarkable pianist Tedd Firth. (more...)

BWW Review: The 2019 New York Cabaret Convention Starts Impressively BWW Review: The 2019 New York Cabaret Convention Starts Impressively
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 29, 2019

It was a spectacular start to the four night 2019 Cabaret Convention at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Rose Theater Last night. (more...)

Artistic New Directions Celebrates 35th Season With Benefit At Triad Theatre Artistic New Directions Celebrates 35th Season With Benefit At Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019

It's Putting on the Ritz for ANDTheatre Company! Come as you are or in your best dress jeans and help ANDTheatre celebrate its 35th season with a benefit show at the Triad Theatre (158 West 72nd Street, NYC), Tuesday November 19th. All proceeds from the show go to AND's continuing classes, performances, and ongoing development of new and exciting work. It's Putting on the Ritz for ANDTheatre Company! (more...)

The Mabel Mercer Foundation Celebrates 30th Annual NY Cabaret Convention At Jazz At Lincoln Center The Mabel Mercer Foundation Celebrates 30th Annual NY Cabaret Convention At Jazz At Lincoln Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

In a combined triumph for the Classic Popular Songbook, its purveyors and adherents, and the professionalism and perseverance of THE MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION, that unique organization presents its 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention at The Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Monday, October 28th and running through Thursday, October 31st. The four individual concerts will be offered at 6:00 PM each evening, and more than seventy-five vocalists and musicians are scheduled to perform. Tickets are on sale at the Jazz at Lincoln Center box office and www.jazz.org starting today, Monday, September 9. (more...)

Marta Sanders And Leanne Borghesi Bring Showbroads To Birdland Marta Sanders And Leanne Borghesi Bring Showbroads To Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

New York's consummate cabaret and musical theater Powerhouse- MARTA SANDERS teams up with larger than life comedic Chanteuse LEANNE BORGHESI in a?oeSHOWBROADSa?? a bawdy new nightclub act at Birdland Jazz Club, Sunday November 17th, 5:30pm. Sanders and Borghesi's dynamic vocals, comedic chops and brassy belts are reminiscent of the historic Vaudeville/Burlesque circuit. Two brassy belters and one hot band these a?oeSHOWBROADSa?? are doin' it the Broad's way for one night only in a raucous 75- minute nightclub dueta?? where tempers will flare and feathers will fly! Directed by Nicolas Minas, Dramaturgy by Nathan Cann, Musical Direction by Dana P. Rowe with Don Kelly on drums, Jim Piela on sax/clarinet/flute, Jamie Mohamdien on bass. (more...)

Emily Skinner, Rebecca Luker & More Will Take Part in 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention Emily Skinner, Rebecca Luker & More Will Take Part in 30th Annual New York Cabaret Convention
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2019

In a combined triumph for the Classic Popular Songbook, its purveyors and adherents, and the professionalism and perseverance of The Mabel Mercer Foundation, that unique organization presents its THIRTIETH annual New York Cabaret Convention at The Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Monday, October 28th and running through Thursday, October 31th. The four individual concerts will be offered at 6 o'clock each evening, and more than seventy-five vocalists and musicians are scheduled to perform. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside the Dedication Ceremony of the Renovated Theatre Row! Photo Flash: Go Inside the Dedication Ceremony of the Renovated Theatre Row!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Theatre Row, the venerable five-theatre Off-Broadway complex at 410 West 42nd Street, has recently undergone an extensive six-month renovation as part of a larger re-imagining of Theatre Row's role in the non-profit theater community. The new Theatre Row was just unveiled with a dedication ceremony last night, June 17, featuring performances from resident companies Epic Theatre Ensemble and Keen Company. (more...)

Birdland Presents Ravi Coltrane, Melissa Errico, and More Week Of June 3 Birdland Presents Ravi Coltrane, Melissa Errico, and More Week Of June 3
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Ravi Coltrane, Veronica Swift with Pasquale Grasso, Melissa Errico, and more! (more...)

Theatre Row to Unveil Renovation on June 17 Theatre Row to Unveil Renovation on June 17
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

Theatre Row, the five-theatre Off-Broadway complex at 410 West 42nd Street, has recently undergone an extensive six-month renovation as part of a larger re-imagining of Theatre Row's role in the non-profit theater community. (more...)

Birdland Announces June 2019 Schedule Birdland Announces June 2019 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

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

Lynn University Opens 2019 Season of the Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center Comes to Live at Lynn Lynn University Opens 2019 Season of the Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret at Lincoln Center Comes to Live at Lynn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

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 for a third season on five Wednesdays January through May. Leading cabaret artists will present intimate evenings of song, story and joie de vivre in the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center. (more...)

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