"Late nights in prohibition-era NYC you could find an iconic singer, Helen Morgan, perched on the piano at her club, relying too much on brandy and 'torching' until even the most hardened gangster wept into his beer." 2013 MetroStar Winner Lauren Stanford will bring Helen Morgan to life in "More Than You Know."
Eric Michael Gillett believes that everything is funnier with a British accent. He therefore affects one for the majority of his cabaret show, Man About Town: The Wit and Wisdom of Noel Coward. It serves him well as he wraps his mouth around Coward's clever lyrics, although it is perhaps not as necessary during the performer's patter between songs. While Coward is best known as the playwright of such comedies as Private Lives
Eric-MichaelI'm a longtime Coward convert. So, I'm happy that there's a Man About Town embracing his Wit and Wisdom and, as I unsurprisingly found in this interview, full of wisdom for what makes "the Master" so masterful. If you weren't lucky enough to have generous helpings of Noël Coward's work served to you early on, perhaps you sampled a few teaspoonfuls through your favorite singers.
Buster Poindexter, the celebrated alter ego of rock icon David Johansen, returns to the Café Carlyle for a limited five-night residency following his earlier sold out engagements at the legendary venue. The Hollywood Reporter praised his Café Carlyle performance from earlier this year: "Dressed in a tie-less tuxedo and wearing glasses under an impressively tall pompadour, he seemed born to a room as intimate as this one
Scott Siegel recommends...Two Great Shows at 54 Below on Thursday, October 23! 7 PM - Scott Siegel's BROADWAY BALLYHOO w/Karen Akers, Amanda Green, and More! 9:30 PM - Carole J. Bufford: Boulevard of Broken Dreams (premiere of all new show!)Come to One! Come to Both![If you reserve for both shows, you will only pay one Minimum!]
New York's Metropolitan Room will shock the entertainment world with an unprecedented, pull-out-the-stops programming initiative to kick off 2015. For three days -- Thursday January 1 at 7pm to Sunday January 4 at 7am -- the intimate concert venue will stage its first "Marathon Variety Show," with continuous entertainment for 60 hours straight. The marathon, which is eligible to become a Guinness World Records record-holder
Arthur ("Pompie") Pomposello, former Manager/Booker of the famous Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel is returning to the world of cabaret as the promoter of a concert performance by Andrea Marcovicci, Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano and Jeff Harner at Merkin Concert Hall on November 10.
On Wednesday, November 5, 2014, legendary vocalist MARILYN MAYE will bring her own style of jazz & show-biz to Iridium NYC, joined by the legendary BUCKY PIZZARELLI, for TWO NIGHTS ONLY, November 5th & 6th at 8:30 & 10:30pm. The reunion of these two "Tonight Show" alumni is bound to be a musical party. Ms. Maye appeared on "The Tonight Show" a record 76 times, more than any singer
Dick Robinson and LegendsRadio.com are pleased to present vocalist Deborah Silver in "Sing Happy," a benefit concert for The Society for the Preservation of The Great American Songbook on Saturday, October 25th at 8pm at 54 Below (254 West 54th Street – between Broadway & 8th Avenue). The evening will be directed by acclaimed vocalist Marilyn Maye, with musical direction by Tedd Firth.
Rockabilly Wonder, Jason D. Williams, Brings His Incredible Piano Abilities and Unique Persona to New York City Jason D. Williams, life-long piano artist and energetic performer will bring his wildly entertaining personality to New York City on Thursday, October 16 to promote his new album Hillbillies And Holy Rollers.
At last season's MAC Award show, Frank Torren was one of only three stalwarts of cabaret nominated for Best Male Vocalist. He's the real thing! Theater has been a major part of Frank Torren's life since he was a young lad in the Latin Quarter of Tampa, Florida. His first theatrical pursuit was the lead in the school play, "The Little Dog Laughed."
Sonny & Cher had one. The Captain & Tennille had one. Now I think it's time for Amanda McBroom & George Ball to have their own variety show. After seeing their show titled "Some Enchanted Evening" at 54 Below on Oct. 8, I would tune in on a weekly basis to witness their whit, clever repartee and beautiful voices.
Broadway and TV Performer Shelly Burch Returns to NY with Incurably Romantic A Cabaret Created and Directed by Theater Legend Martin Charnin Shelly Burch is well known to New York audiences for her roles in Broadway shows such as Annie, Stop the World (with Sammy Davis Jr.) and as Claudia in the original company of Tommy
MAC Award nominees and besties, KATHLEEN FRANCE and DAWN DEROW, team up for a special evening. They will take their audience on a musical journey through a time of war entitled REVOLUTION.The duo sings songs of patriotic American women
The singer and Broadway hoofer T. Oliver Reid takes us on a free-wheeling ride up to Harlem circa 1934 in his Bistro Award-winning show "Drop Me Off in Harlem" beginning October 19. The prime time major engagement, running four nights through November 9, marks Reid's hotly anticipated return to the club that launched his cabaret career when he won the MetroStar Talent Challenge in 2010. Since then, Reid, whose most recent Broadway credit is "After Midnight," captured the 2012 MAC Award
Lesley Gore, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Lauren Flanigan have been added to the bill for LANCE HORNE's return to Birdland Jazz Club. The Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer, will present his special new show on Monday, October 20 at 7:00 PM as part of the "Broadway at Birdland" series. "Lance & the Ladies" is a musical party celebrating not only Lance's birthday but his friendships with women and his love of the female voice.