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BroadwayWorld Seeks Cabaret Contributors in New York CityBroadwayWorld Seeks Cabaret Contributors in New York City
by BWW News Desk - September 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com is looking for new contributors to help us grow our local coverage of theatre and support local talent and venues with our international platform! Find out more about joining the team! (more...)
BWW Feature: With the Help of a Village, MAC and Bistro Winner Meg Flather Brings Her Career Full Circle With A CABARET SISTERHOODBWW Feature: With the Help of a Village, MAC and Bistro Winner Meg Flather Brings Her Career Full Circle With A CABARET SISTERHOOD
by Ashley Steves - July 12, 2019

A group of cabaret newcomers and veterans alike will join Meg Flather on July 14 and September 14 at Don't Tell Mama for MEG FLATHER SONGS: A CABARET SISTERHOOD, performing the work of the MAC and Bistro Award winner. (more...)
BWW Preview: Eve Marie Shahoian Goes BROADWAY AND BEYOND at Birdland JazzBWW Preview: Eve Marie Shahoian Goes BROADWAY AND BEYOND at Birdland Jazz
by Eugene Ebner - July 6, 2019

Vocal powerhouse and songwriter Eve Marie Shahoian will debut a brand-new show entitled BROADWAY AND BEYOND at the Birdland Theater this weekend. (more...)
BWW Interview: Joanna Gleason Rekindles Her Light At Feinstein's/54 Below With OUT OF THE ECLIPSEBWW Interview: Joanna Gleason Rekindles Her Light At Feinstein's/54 Below With OUT OF THE ECLIPSE
by Ashley Steves - July 2, 2019

Ahead of her returning three-show run at Feinstein's54 Below this week, Tony winner Joanna Gleason sat down for a phone interview with BroadwayWorld to discuss her love-and-understanding letter to her parents and the lessons loss (and performing after loss) has taught her. (more...)
BWW Interview: The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, a Philadelphia-Based Queer Experimental Cabaret Troupe, Takes on Walt Whitman And Other Imperfect Heroes in CONTRADICT THIS!BWW Interview: The Bearded Ladies Cabaret, a Philadelphia-Based Queer Experimental Cabaret Troupe, Takes on Walt Whitman And Other Imperfect Heroes in CONTRADICT THIS!
by Ashley Steves - June 18, 2019

It feels in many ways poetic that both the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots and the 200th anniversary of Walt Whitman's birth fall on the same year. That's precisely where The Bearded Ladies Cabaret comes in. The Philadelphia-based experimental cabaret troupe is part of La MaMa's STONEWALL 50 celebrations, joining a group of LGBTQ+ artists from around the globe. The Beards' contribution is the New York premiere of their CONTRADICT THIS! A BIRTHDAY FUNERAL FOR HEROES, which---spoiler alert---starts as a birthday party for 'much-lauded homo poet' Walt Whitman and descends into a trial, taking on Whitman's problematic political views, our imperfect heroes, and cancel culture as a whole. (more...)
BWW Review: Justin Sayre & Company's NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Benefit Honors Stonewall 50 (and Judy, of Course)BWW Review: Justin Sayre & Company's NIGHT OF A THOUSAND JUDYS Benefit Honors Stonewall 50 (and Judy, of Course)
by Troy Frisby - June 14, 2019

It's hard to dream up a better way to kick off LGBTQ Pride Month than with a Judy Garland-themed concert hosted by a queer artist and raising money for an LGBTQ organization. (more...)
BWW Interview: Liz Callaway Rings in Summer With Her New Feinstein's/54 Below Show SETS IN THE CITYBWW Interview: Liz Callaway Rings in Summer With Her New Feinstein's/54 Below Show SETS IN THE CITY
by Ashley Steves - June 11, 2019

From stage to screen and everywhere in between, Liz Callaway's four-decades-long career has been non-stop. That includes numerous cabarets, and, hot off the heels of her hit solo show A HYMN FOR HER, Liz Callaway gets even hotter with SETS IN THE CITY, an eclectic mix of old and new favorites written by Stephen Sondheim, Stephen Schwartz, Burt Bacharach, and more. (more...)
BWW Preview: John Lloyd Young is a JUKEBOX HEROBWW Preview: John Lloyd Young is a JUKEBOX HERO
by Eugene Ebner - May 23, 2019

Tony and Grammy Award winner John Lloyd Young, (JERSEY BOYS on Broadway and on screen) has created an exciting night of songs from the '50s, '60s and '70s called JUKEBOX HERO. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Seeks Cabaret Contributors in New York CityBroadwayWorld Seeks Cabaret Contributors in New York City
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com is looking for new contributors to help us grow our local coverage of theatre and support local talent and venues with our international platform! Find out more about joining the team! (more...)
BWW Interview: Jaime Cepero Talks Songwriting, Plans For His Original Music, And Not Defining Himself by SMASHBWW Interview: Jaime Cepero Talks Songwriting, Plans For His Original Music, And Not Defining Himself by SMASH
by Troy Frisby - May 16, 2019

One year after debuting his first concert of original music, Jaime Cepero is back for more. (more...)
BWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS Alums Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott Reunite at Feinstein's/54 BelowBWW Review: THE LAST FIVE YEARS Alums Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott Reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Melanie Votaw - May 7, 2019

It was 2002 when Norbert Leo Butz and Sherie Rene Scott premiered Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS Off-Broadway. They had worked together before that, however, in 1997 in the Broadway cast of RENT. If their joint concert at Feinstein's/54 Below on April 26-May 2 is to be believed, theirs has been a tumultuous relationship. (more...)
BWW Interview: Catching Up With the Effervescent Christina Bianco, Who Brings DIVA ON DEMAND to The Green Room 42 on March 30BWW Interview: Catching Up With the Effervescent Christina Bianco, Who Brings DIVA ON DEMAND to The Green Room 42 on March 30
by Matthew Blank - March 28, 2019

It can be said quite literally that Christina Bianco is a woman who contain multitudes. A powerhouse vocalist and gifted comedienne, she has gained considerable prominence for her spot-on and loving impersonations of celebrities ranging from Britney Spears to Barbra Streisand. She took the time to chat in advance of her upcoming solo show at The Green Room 42. (more...)
Anita Gillette, BenDeLaCreme, and More Win Big at MAC AwardsAnita Gillette, BenDeLaCreme, and More Win Big at MAC Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 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. (more...)
BWW TV: Natalie Douglas Honors Roberta Flack With The Latest Installment of Her TRIBUTES Series at BirdlandBWW TV: Natalie Douglas Honors Roberta Flack With The Latest Installment of Her TRIBUTES Series at Birdland
by Eugene Ebner - March 23, 2019

Award-winning cabaret star Natalie Douglas returns to Birdland with the latest in her TRIBUTES series. The next show pays tribute to the great Roberta Flack and will feature songs made famous by this legendary songwriter. (more...)
BWW TV: Margo Brown Reprises Her Award-Winning MARGO SINGS MERCER at Don't Tell MamaBWW TV: Margo Brown Reprises Her Award-Winning MARGO SINGS MERCER at Don't Tell Mama
by Eugene Ebner - March 20, 2019

2018 BroadwayWorld Award winner for Best Debut Show Margo Brown brings her winning show MARGO SINGS MERCER back to Don't Tell Mama this week. (more...)
BWW TV: Karen Mason Introduces Old and New Favorites in FOR THE FIRST TIME at BirdlandBWW TV: Karen Mason Introduces Old and New Favorites in FOR THE FIRST TIME at Birdland
by Eugene Ebner - March 18, 2019

Award-winning Broadway and cabaret star Karen Mason will debut a brand-new show entitled FOR THE FIRST TIME at the Birdland Theater. (more...)
BWW TV: Marieann Meringolo Brings Back Her Hit Show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW For One Night Only at Don't Tell MamaBWW TV: Marieann Meringolo Brings Back Her Hit Show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW For One Night Only at Don't Tell Mama
by Eugene Ebner - March 6, 2019

Award-winning cabaret trailblazer and 2019 MAC Award nominee (Major Female Artist) Marieann Meringolo will return to Don't Tell Mama for a one-night-only engagement of her show BETWEEN YESTERDAY AND TOMORROW: THE SONGS OF ALAN & MARILYN BERGMAN.  (more...)
BWW TV: Sierra Rein Returns to Don't Tell Mama With Her Award-Winning RUNNING IN PLACEBWW TV: Sierra Rein Returns to Don't Tell Mama With Her Award-Winning RUNNING IN PLACE
by Eugene Ebner - March 4, 2019

2019 MAC Award nominee and Bistro Award winner Sierra Rein returns to Don't Tell Mama this week with her well-received show RUNNING IN PLACE. (more...)
BWW TV: Josephine Sanges Returns to the Laurie Beechman to Sing the Songs of Harold ArlenBWW TV: Josephine Sanges Returns to the Laurie Beechman to Sing the Songs of Harold Arlen
by Eugene Ebner - February 26, 2019

Josephine Sanges will bring her Harold Arlen tribute show COME RAIN OR COME SHINE back to the Laurie Beechman on February 28. (more...)
BWW TV: Billy Stritch Discusses his Love-Filled MY WINTER VALENTINE At BirdlandBWW TV: Billy Stritch Discusses his Love-Filled MY WINTER VALENTINE At Birdland
by Eugene Ebner - February 14, 2019

The one and only Billy Stritch brings his MY WINTER VALENTINE to the Birdland Theater, February 13-16. We sat down with Stritch in his dressing room at Birdland for a love-filled chat. Check out the video below! (more...)
BWW TV: Tovah Feldshuh Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below With Her Queen-of-Mean Alter Ego In TOVAH IS LEONA!BWW TV: Tovah Feldshuh Returns to Feinstein's/54 Below With Her Queen-of-Mean Alter Ego In TOVAH IS LEONA!
by Eugene Ebner - February 19, 2019

Tony and Emmy Award nominee Tovah Feldshuh brings back her one-woman show, TOVAH IS LEONA! to Feinstein's/54 Below on February 22, 23, and 26 at 7:00 PM. (more...)
BWW Interview: Robbie Rozelle on SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER, Intense Kickstarters, And His BWW Cabaret Award WinsBWW Interview: Robbie Rozelle on SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER, Intense Kickstarters, And His BWW Cabaret Award Wins
by Troy Frisby - February 13, 2019

Robbie Rozelle will return to Feinstein's/54 Below to record the album on February 23 and March 1, along with special guests Maya Days (AIDA) and Bonnie Milligan (HEAD OVER HEELS). Ahead of the performances, we spoke with Rozelle by phone about SONGS FROM INSIDE MY LOCKER, how intense heading up a Kickstarter can be, and his recent BWW Cabaret Awards success. (more...)
BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Star Hailey Kilgore Shines In Her Solo Debut at Feinstein's/54 BelowBWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Star Hailey Kilgore Shines In Her Solo Debut at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Amy Oestreicher - February 6, 2019

Having made her Broadway debut in 2017 as Ti Moune in ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, the audience cheered Hailey Kilgore as she ran onstage at Feinstein's/54 Below in a green, flowing dress for her opening number, 'The Wizard and I,' announcing in song this is what she's 'waited for since birth!' Making her solo debut on Jan. 30, her enthusiasm was infectious, her voice shimmered through each sustained note, and even those who knew her seemed surprised at the volume and strength that carried each song. (more...)
BWW TV: Charles Busch Connects to His New York Roots in His Latest Show at Feinstein's/54 BelowBWW TV: Charles Busch Connects to His New York Roots in His Latest Show at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Eugene Ebner - February 5, 2019

Tony nominee and MAC Award winner Charles Busch, one of the leading playwrights and entertainers of our time, has created an exciting night of songs and stories in celebration of his early years as an artist in New York City called NATIVE NEW YORKER. We sat down with Busch for a fun and sparkly chat on the Feinstein's/54 Below stage. (more...)
BWW Review: BRIEFS: A SECOND COMING Offers Thrills & Frills at NYU SkirballBWW Review: BRIEFS: A SECOND COMING Offers Thrills & Frills at NYU Skirball
by Troy Frisby - January 30, 2019

Birds of a feather flock together, so they say, and in the case of BRIEFS: THE SECOND COMING, that pursuit can involve actual feathers. (more...)

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