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PIANO BAR LIVE! Presents Karen Miller & Maggie Cullen, Matt Berman and More Photo PIANO BAR LIVE! Presents Karen Miller & Maggie Cullen, Matt Berman and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020

Piano Bar Live! streams this Tuesday, December 15th at 7:15 pm ET, 'A Night At Eighty-Eights' with hosts Scott Barbarino & Rochelle Seldin and Karen Miller & Maggie Cullen, Matt Berman, Leslie Foglesong, Mark Hartman, Lina Koutrakos, Michael McAssey, Michael Orland, Bobby Peaco, Ruby Rims, Nancy Timpanaro-Hogan & Kelly Wohlford, and more!

PIANO BAR LIVE! Streams Tonight with Aaron Lee Battle, Ruby Rims, Patrick Pevehouse a Photo PIANO BAR LIVE! Streams Tonight with Aaron Lee Battle, Ruby Rims, Patrick Pevehouse and Jaclyn P Dharling
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

Featuring new performers with every show, the weekly, award-winning Piano Bar Live! (PBL!) streams tonight Tuesday, October 27th at 7:15 pm ET, with hosts Scott Barbarino and Aaron Lee Battle. PBL! is continuing the long-established tradition of the piano bar-that special place where we can gather, entertain, support and create.

Piano Bar Live! Continues Live-Streaming On Tuesday, June 30 Photo Piano Bar Live! Continues Live-Streaming On Tuesday, June 30
by Stephi Wild - Jun 27, 2020

Piano Bar Live! continues Tuesday, June 30th at 7:15 pm ET, following New York City's 7 O'Clock Cheer. This week's guests will be John Bronston, Kathy 'Babe' Robinson, Ruby Rims, Katie Dunne McGrath, Rick Jensen, Michael Kirk Lane, Riley Yates, Collin Yates, Scott Barbarino, Tony Javed and our weekly mystery guest.

HIV+ Performers Celebrate World AIDS Day with The Red Ribbon Revue Photo HIV+ Performers Celebrate World AIDS Day with The Red Ribbon Revue
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2019

On Sunday December 1st, Abrons Arts Center will host The Red Ribbon Revue, a World AIDS Day concert featuring HIV-positive performers celebrating the work of artists with HIV/AIDS, benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDs and mothers2mothers. A cast of HIV+ performers from Broadway to opera will pay tribute to songwriters Howard Ashman, Freddie Mercury, Peter Allen, Michael Friedman, Jerry Herman and more. The concert will raise awareness and funds to help combat the persistent stigma around HIV that keeps so many from disclosing their status and getting the care they need to live long healthy lives.

Javier Muñoz to Join HIV+ Performers in THE RED RIBBON REVUE, a World AIDS Day Celeb Photo Javier Muñoz to Join HIV+ Performers in THE RED RIBBON REVUE, a World AIDS Day Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2019

On Sunday December 1st, Abrons Arts Center will host The Red Ribbon Revue, a World AIDS Day concert featuring HIV-positive performers celebrating the work of artists with HIV/AIDS, benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDs and mothers2mothers. Javier Muñoz (Hamilton, In the Heights) joins a line-up of HIV+ performers from Broadway to opera to pay tribute to songwriters Howard Ashman, Peter Allen, Michael Friedman, Jerry Herman and more. The concert will raise awareness and funds to help combat the persistent stigma around HIV that keeps so many from disclosing their status and getting the care they need to live long healthy lives.

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 33rd Annual MAC Awards! Photo Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 33rd Annual MAC Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 27, 2019

The 33rd Annual MAC Awards were handed out last night (Tuesday, March 26, 2019) during a glitzy evening at New York City's SONY Hall.

New Jersey Cabaret Festival Comes To Montclair Photo New Jersey Cabaret Festival Comes To Montclair
by Stephi Wild - Apr 16, 2018

NiCori Studios & Productions proudly presents the second New Jersey Cabaret Festival on Saturday, May 5 at 7pm in Fletcher Hall of the The Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Montclair in Montclair, NJ. The New Jersey Cabaret Festival features performers who were born, currently live in or have performed extensively in New Jersey.

Photo Coverage: Going Backstage at the 2018 MAC AWARDS Photo Photo Coverage: Going Backstage at the 2018 MAC AWARDS
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2018

This week the 2018 MAC Award winners were revealed at the 32nd MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City. Check out the full list of winners and checkout exclusive backstage photos from the event below!

Photo Coverage: THE MAC AWARDS 2018- And The Winners Are... Photo Photo Coverage: THE MAC AWARDS 2018- And The Winners Are...
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 28, 2018

Here are the 2018 MAC Award winners, revealed at the 32nd MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City.

2018 MAC Award Winners Revealed Photo 2018 MAC Award Winners Revealed
by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2018

Here are the 2018 MAC Award winners, revealed at the 32nd MAC Awards on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill, New York City.

2018 MAC Award Nominees Announced Photo 2018 MAC Award Nominees Announced
by Stephi Wild - Feb 26, 2018

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) is pleased to announce the 2018 MAC Award nominees. The nominees, in a majority of the categories, were determined by votes cast by the active MAC membership. The MAC Board of Directors selected the nominees for Show of the Year. Special committees selected the nominees in the Ensemble Instrumentalist, Piano Bar Instrumentalist, Piano Bar Singing Entertainer (Female; Male), Recording (LaMott Friedman), Major Recording, Song and Comedy/Novelty Song categories. The names of the songwriters in the Song and Comedy/Novelty Song categories are being withheld during the voting period, but will be announced publicly as soon as the voting period concludes.

MAC To Honor Sharon McNight, Ruby Rims, and James Gavin Photo MAC To Honor Sharon McNight, Ruby Rims, and James Gavin
by Stephi Wild - Jan 22, 2018

The Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) will present Tony nominee SHARON McNIGHT and RUBY RIMS with its 2018 Lifetime Achievement Awards at the 32nd Annual MAC Awards to be held Tuesday, March 27 at 7:00 pm at B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in New York City.

Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AN Photo Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AND OTHER FABLES Readings Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Other Fables, a screwball romantic musical comedy, with a book by John McMahon and music and lyrics by Jay Jeffries.

Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AN Photo Arnie Burton, Alli Mauzey, Brad Oscar and More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's LOVE AND OTHER FABLES Reading
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Love and Other Fables, a screwball romantic musical comedy, with a book by John McMahon and music and lyrics by Jay Jeffries.

NY's NEXT TOP DRAG QUEEN Back for 5th Season at Metropolitan Room
by Julie Musbach - Mar 5, 2017

Now back for it's Fifth Season NYNTDQ the LIVE SINGING DRAG Contest  brings you a dozen fabulous Queens all competing for the crown. Back for her fourth season as host is the award winning Holly Dae. Created and produced by Joseph Macchia NYNTDQ features Drag Queens who only sing live. 

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC. 

STAGE TUBE: NYC Theatre and Cabaret Communities Send Message of Hope with 'Let the Sunshine In'
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2016

In response to the recent events in the United States and all the anger, hostility, and fear that has accompanied them, over 40 performers from the New York Theatre and Cabaret communities came together this weekend and created a video of 'Let the Sunshine In' from the 1968 musical HAIR as a message of hope and love for all peoples everywhere. Click below to watch the performance!

THE Q Returns Oct 8th - The Gay Variety Talk Show Discusses the Art Of Drag and More
by Liz Cearns - Sep 28, 2016

The Q Returns to the Metropolitan Room this Fall. Joseph Macchia producer and creator is bringing back his talk show The Q Joining Joseph on the panel will be Thomas Dieter and Shawn Moninger and Special Guest Host Marcus Phillips . There has been The View, The Chew and The Talk but nothing like The Q ...and it's hosted by all gay men who vary in interests, abilities and backgrounds. There's the Long Islander with a leathery past, the free-spirited southern boy with a thing for attention, and the reverend who knows a thing or two about what's GOOD. They sing, they joke, they talk, and they're up for most anything. Special guests to include singers and musicians, comics and writers, florists and sex-toy store owners, among others. Specialty Topics and more to be discussed.

Photo Coverage: Inside the 30th Annual MAC Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 31, 2016

At a ceremony held earlier this week in New York, the Manhattan Association of Cabarets & Clubs announced the winners of the 2016 MAC Awards. A Lifetime Achievement Award was presented to Amanda McBroom. Also honored with a Board of Directors award was Maryann Lopinto. Jamie deRoy received the Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Award on behalf of her work with The Actors Fund: Jamie deRoy & Friends Cabaret Initiative. Sally Darling received the Hanson Award. The show was produced by Julie Miller and directed by Lennie Watts, with musical direction by Matt Baker.

MAMA'S NEXT BIG ACT! Trims Down Competitors
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 9, 2015

The stakes and the excitement just keep getting bigger as the list of competitors grows shorter… On Tuesday night "Mama's Next BIG Act!" trimmed down to 16 competitors in front of a packed house filled with raucous fans.

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