Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret At Lincoln Center Comes To Live At Lynn Mabel Mercer Foundation's Cabaret At Lincoln Center Comes To Live At Lynn
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

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 in 2020 on five Wednesdays from January through May. This year, Lynn also celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, where cabaret artists will present intimate evenings of song, story and joie de vivre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 30th New York Cabaret Convention Concludes at Rose Theater Photo Coverage: The 30th New York Cabaret Convention Concludes at Rose Theater
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 1, 2019

Cabaret lovers will have many memories from the Mabel Mercer Foundation's 2019 New York Cabaret Convention. Attendees to all four of the presentations at Rose Theater will no doubt have their favorite music moments from the performances of the more than 75 cabaret artists. However, perhaps the most enduring remembrance will be the remarkable organizational abilities and intelligence of the foundations artistic director, it's face (and hat) of the convention… KT Sullivan. Just imagine how difficult it must be to satisfy the requirements of 75 singers, make their moment in the spotlight as successful as it can be, and cope with the egos that are a necessary part of every performers DNA. All the while fulfilling the sophisticated and knowledgeable audience's expectations of a great show. There were many highs and “almost highs” during the 12 hours of music, and that's what makes it so exciting. Every artist brings their own unique talent to the stage. (more...)

Cabaret Queen Keri Kelsey Hosts Successful 6th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES Benefiting Actors Fund Cabaret Queen Keri Kelsey Hosts Successful 6th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES Benefiting Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2019

Los Angeles' famed 'Princess of Patter' Keri Kelsey recently hosted the 6thAnnual 'Cabaret is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles' last week, benefiting the Actors Fund. (more...)

Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Cabaret is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, benefit concert weekend for The Actors Fund, is back for the 6th year in a row. Conceived and Directed by David Galligan, the 3-night event is presented by Fraser Entertainment Group. All proceeds benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Lynn University Announces 2020 Cabaret Season Lynn University Announces 2020 Cabaret Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2019

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 in 2020 on five Wednesdays from January through May. This year, Lynn also celebrates the 10-year anniversary of the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center, where cabaret artists will present intimate evenings of song, story and joie de vivre. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tedd Firth Trio & Broadway Guest Artists at the Birdland Theater Photo Coverage: Tedd Firth Trio & Broadway Guest Artists at the Birdland Theater
by Kevin Alvey - Jan 16, 2019

The Tedd Firth Trio started January 2019 off in true genius form with a week of performances for their debut at the Birdland Theater on West 44th St. in NYC. The show had Mr. Firth taking control of the mic and hosting an evening of exciting music featuring Tedd Firth on Piano, David Finck on Bass, and Mark McLean on Drums. Each of the 4 nights of performances also featured a different guest artist singing a few tunes from their repertoire...songs sung in their own solo shows so often accompanied by Mr. Firth. (more...)

Vocalist And Recording Artist Todd Murray Releases New Holiday Single And Music Video 'I'm Getting Into The Swing Of Christmas' Vocalist And Recording Artist Todd Murray Releases New Holiday Single And Music Video 'I'm Getting Into The Swing Of Christmas'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

Award-winning, acclaimed vocalist, recording star and songwriter Todd Murray celebrates the holiday season with his highly-anticipated, first-ever holiday single and music video: I'm Getting Into The Swing of Christmas. Destined to be the break-out hit of the holiday season, the recording is already being praised as a new holiday classic. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Anne Marie Ketchum, Todd Murray, More The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Welcomes Anne Marie Ketchum, Todd Murray, More
by West of Broadway - Oct 17, 2018

Today we have not 1 not 2 but 3 guests on West of Broadway! Lara and Will start things off with the founding artistic director of the Verdi Chorus Anne Marie Ketchum (http://www.verdichorus.org/). We hop on the phone with Cabaret Legend Todd Murray (https://www.toddmurray.com/) to talk about his two new Christmas songs available on iTunes and Sharon who is manager of ticket sales for the El Capitan Theater (https://elcapitantheatre.com/) shares some valuable insider information about the legendary theater! It's a fun one! Hope you enjoy! (more...)

BWW Review: On Opening Night, The 29th New York Cabaret Convention Chooses Its Own Definition of Cabaret Today BWW Review: On Opening Night, The 29th New York Cabaret Convention Chooses Its Own Definition of Cabaret Today
by Ashley Steves - Oct 12, 2018

The Mabel Mercer Foundation put itself in a tricky spot to start this year's New York Cabaret Convention: how do you define what cabaret today looks like? (more...)

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Today, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances. (more...)

5th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund 5th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

The Actors Fund and Fraser Entertainment are very proud to announce the 5th annual presentation of CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES.  Conceived by renowned director David Galligan, this fifth celebration of Cabaret in L.A. will take place as a series of 3 concerts over 3 evenings at 3 different Los Angeles venues, Friday, October 12, Saturday, October 13, and Sunday, October 14.  Proceeds from all 3 shows will benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at American Songbook Association's THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'! Photo Coverage: Backstage at American Songbook Association's THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 18, 2018

The American Songbook Association just presented its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA also presented its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye, presented by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. (more...)

Photo Coverage: American Songbook Association Celebrates THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'! Photo Coverage: American Songbook Association Celebrates THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 18, 2018

The American Songbook Association just presented its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA also presented its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye, presented by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie.  (more...)

American Songbook Association Presents Its First Annual Gala THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'! American Songbook Association Presents Its First Annual Gala THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The American Songbook Association (ASA) is proud to present its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA will also present its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye. The award will be presented to Maye by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. The event takes place at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd Street, New York City, on September 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Tickets, available by going to www.americansongbookassociation.org, are $150, $125 and $45. (more...)

Marilyn Maye Will Be Honored at the American Songbook Association's First Annual Gala Marilyn Maye Will Be Honored at the American Songbook Association's First Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The American Songbook Association (ASA) has announced its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA will also present its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye. The award will be presented to Maye by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. The event takes place at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd Street, New York City, on September 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Tickets, available by going to www.americansongbookassociation.org, are $150, $125 and $45. (more...)

Acclaimed Vocalist Todd Murray To Perform At Feinstein's At The Nikko, Today Acclaimed Vocalist Todd Murray To Perform At Feinstein's At The Nikko, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Acclaimed vocalist Todd Murray will make his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut today, August 23 at 8 p.m. Joined by renowned pianist and composer Quinn Johnson, Murray will perform an evening of old and new American standards, including songs by Cole Porter, Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Sade, and more. Tickets range in price from $22.50-$50 and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th Legendary Songwriters, Classic Popular Singers To Be Celebrated At The 29th Annual New York Cabaret Convention, October 9th-12th
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

For three decades, the unofficial launch of 'autumn in New York' has been marked by the annual Cabaret Convention of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. This year, their four individual concerts will once again be presented at 6 p.m. at the Rose Theater, Jazz at Lincoln Center, beginning Tuesday, October 9thand running through Friday, October 12th. More than seventy diverse vocalists -- ranging in age from seventeen to ninety -- are scheduled to entertain; thirteen of these will make their New York Cabaret Convention debuts during the 2018 performances. (more...)

Acclaimed Vocalist Todd Murray To Perform At Feinstein's At The Nikko, 8/23 Acclaimed Vocalist Todd Murray To Perform At Feinstein's At The Nikko, 8/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Acclaimed vocalist Todd Murray will make his Feinstein's at the Nikko debut on Thursday, August 23 at 8 p.m. Joined by renowned pianist and composer Quinn Johnson, Murray will perform an evening of old and new American standards, including songs by Cole Porter, Bing Crosby, Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra, Sade, and more. Tickets range in price from $22.50-$50 and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com. (more...)

Richard Skipper Comes to The American Popular Song Society This Today Richard Skipper Comes to The American Popular Song Society This Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

American Popular Song Society will salute Cole porter this Today, June 9 at 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Local 802 - Musicians' Hall, 322 West 48th Street, NYC, with a rousing group of performers led by the master Master of ceremonies, Richard Skipper. (more...)

Richard Skipper Comes to The American Popular Song Society This Saturday Richard Skipper Comes to The American Popular Song Society This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018

American Popular Song Society will salute Cole porter this Saturday, June 9 at 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. at Local 802 - Musicians' Hall, 322 West 48th Street, NYC, with a rousing group of performers led by the master Master of ceremonies, Richard Skipper. (more...)

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