Bert Berns wrote and produced several Pop-Rock-Soul hits in the early sixties, songs that were later covered by The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison and Janis Joplin, among others. Yet he died unknown to all but a few industry insiders at age 38, due a congenital heart condition.
Randie Levine-Miller's Broadway Showstopper Divos-- "A Swell Party" Concert --Net Proceeds To Benefit The Actors Fund*On Monday, September 15 at 7:00 PM, Randie Levine-Miller will present and host Broadway Showstopper Divos --"A Swell Party" at the Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street.
Since her first professional gig in 1999, Anglo-Trinidadian, Tessa Souter's penchant for exploring strikingly beautiful music mostly untouched by other singers, has set her apart as "one of the finest and most fearless vocalists to have emerged in recent years." (Boston Globe) Over her four-CD career, starting with 2004's Flamenco-tinged *Listen Love* and up to her latest,* Beyond the Blue*
(August 26, 2014) The tall and willowy Kristoffer Lowe proved to be a mighty oak, pulling off a dramatic win last night, as he became the 2014 MetroStar at the Metropolitan Room in New York. The Alabama native, who is a relative newcomer to cabaret, edged out his two nearest co-finalists
If you're a fan of classic country music like we are, you're invited to a pair of performances in early September in New York City that will celebrate the roots of country music, including one show that will be simulcast in Nashville.
MRM Productions is very proud to present the multi-award winning Echoes of Etta, featuring William Blake and Michael Thomas Murray. Echoes of Etta continues their residency, performing every other month through the end of 2014. Having just been awarded the prestigious MAC Award for "2014 Show of the Year"
Most people are aware of Tennessee Williams' stature as a great playwright, but less is commonly known about the man himself. Writer/performer William Shuman seeks to redress this lack of knowledge with his amiable and informative solo En Avant! An Evening with Tennessee Williams,
54 Below inaugurates a brand new festival saluting some of the finest talents in the NYC cabaret community. This August, join more than seventy uniquely gifted entertainers, among the most highly regarded in the city, as we celebrate
NATALIE DOUGLAS – the acclaimed vocalist hailed as "sensational" by Time Out New York and "stirring" by The New York Daily News – will introduce New York audiences to two unique new solo concerts at Birdland Jazz Club in September. "FOUR WOMEN," which celebrates the music of Dr. Nina Simone,Lena Horne, Abbey Lincoln and Billie Holiday,
The Meeting* hosted by Justin Sayre, the acclaimed comedy/variety show, will return to JOE'S PUB at The Public Theater in September 2014 for the launch of its landmark 6th season. The Meeting* has been called "delicious and delightfully droll" by The New York Post, and "hilarious and sardonic" by The Village Voice
"Though typically known for her sweet and tasty interpretations of classic American standards, Molly Ryan explores a deeper, decadent facet of her musical personality with "COME UP AND SEE ME SOMETIME: A Cheeky Tribute to Mae West."
New York, New York, August 19, 2014 Back in April, 2014, April 23rd to be exact, Teresa Eggertsen Cooke made her New York City debut at the award winning Metropolitan Room. She sang a combination of tunes dating from Irving Berlin's 1924 classic "What'll I Do?" to Carol King's pensive "It's Too Late"
"I need to get rid of my expectations before they destroy me," says a character in Cory Conley's Magic Kingdom, part of the New York International Fringe Festival. This poignant yet darkly funny new play, nicely directed and designed by Craig Baldwin,
"There was a gasp when the effervescent Vickie Phillips announced that she was turning 80 that very day (April 24th at the Metropolitan Room), a birthday she shared with her--much younger!--music director Gerry Dieffenbach, her stalwart and witty accompanist for this program delving into the works of Brel