Wednesday, March 29, 2017

2017 MAC Awards – Winners and More by Sandi Durell

      by Matt Smith     “Live entertainment… there’s nothing like it!” shouts renowned actress Michele Lee, upon receiving her Lifetime Achievement Award at …

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O’Neill Center Seeks Cabaret Performer Applicants for Fellowships by Robert Viagas

Grammy- and Emmy-winning music director John McDaniel sets May 1 deadline.

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017

MICF: The Lost, Lost, Lost Cabaret by Arts Review

In a delightful space downstairs at the Butterfly Club, with the help of Pinky – her sweet, Che Guevara-looking, red nose wearing, sidekick – Sharnema Nougar gave us an irreveren…

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Block Talk- Episode 13- Rafa Reyes by Michael Block

Today's Block Talk features Rafa Reyes, the creator and performer of A Mexican Affair, a cabaret at The Metropolitan Room on April 8th and 20th!For more on A Mexican Affair, visit http://www…

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Anna Maxwell Martin: 'I like playing baddies' - interview by Heather Neill

She's been Sally Bowles, Lady Macbeth and Elizabeth Darcy. Now for a gritty courtroom drama about rapeShe was Lyra in Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials at the National, she has shar…

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March 28 MAC Awards Honor the Best in 2017 New York Cabaret by Robert Viagas

Spamilton, Molly Pope, and Joe Iconis are among the nominees.

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Monday, March 27, 2017

Review: Cynthia Lee Fontaine Gets Real by Michael Block

By Michael BlockA year since her appearance on the eighth season of RuPaul's Drag Race, Cynthia Lee Fontaine returns to the Laurie Beechman Theater with Cynthia Lee Fontaine’s More intimat…

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Review: This is the Moment for Kennedy Davenport by Michael Block

By Michael BlockOnce upon a time on RuPaul's Drag Race season 7, Kennedy Davenport roared her way to victory by eliminating fan goddess Katya in an epic lip sync. Based on the ridiculous cha…

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Friday, March 24, 2017

On the Couch with Jane Patterson by Arts Review

Who is Jane Patterson? Musician, songwriter, one quarter of cabaret girl group Ginger and Tonic, foodie, living in Melbourne’s inner north bubble. Dreams of becoming a minimalist. What wou…

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SOAP by Arts Review

Following sell-out seasons in Edinburgh, London, Berlin, the Sydney Opera House and the Brisbane Festival, the undisputed hit of the Adelaide Fringe, SOAP is set to make a splash in its …

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Thursday, March 23, 2017

Cabaret News: Kelli Barrett and Jarrod Spector to Recount Their Romance in Cabaret Show

The brand-new show is called Look at It My Way.

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Odds & Ends: Kelli O’Hara on Next Week’s “Liberating” Cabaret, Speech & Debate Album with Kristin Chenoweth & More by Andy Lefkowitz

Kelli O’Hara’s New Cabaret Appearance Is “A Long Time Coming” Audiences are in for a treat when Kelli O’Hara makes an appearance at ShowBiz After Hours with Fra…

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Spotlight On...Alexander Sage Oyen by Michael Block

Name: Alexander Sage Oyen Hometown: Orlando, FloridaEducation: University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theater BFA Actor Training ProgramFavorite Credits: I played Willy Loman as a 17 year old in hi…

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Set Sail with FRAN DRESCHER'S CABARET CRUISE to Benefit Cancer Schmancer by BroadwayWorld

Everyone's a VIP on an enchanted evening Cabaret Cruise with Fran Drescher and friends on the Hornblower Infinity featuring music, food and drinks, and a commemorative photo with Fran, all t…

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Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Queensland Cabaret Festival returns for 2017 by Arts Review

After three successful years, the Queensland Cabaret Festival is returning in 2017. This year boasts an impressive selection of international and Australian performers ready to set stages al…

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Tuesday, March 21, 2017

PS122's 2017 Gala to Fete Alan Cumming at the Diamond Horseshoe by BroadwayWorld

The Board of Directors invites you to Performance Space 122's Spring Gala 2017, honoring Alan Cumming 'Sappy Songs', Cabaret, celebrating Shining Star Award winner Ben Rodriguez-Cubenas, and…

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Cole Porter’s Lost Musicals Get the Revivals They Deserve by Will Friedwald, Will Friedwald

A bonanza of Cole Porter is upon us, including two cabaret shows, and no less than three productions of his Broadway musicals.

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Monday, March 20, 2017

Cabaret News: Don't Tell Mama Extends Joe Iconis and Lauren Marcus Cabaret Love Letter

The evening pays tribute to Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash.

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Sunday, March 19, 2017

Review: ‘Ben Dibble: Are We There Yet? Just a Little Father(hood Cabaret)’ at the Arden Cabaret Series by Steve Cohen

Ben Dibble might be as fine a cabaret performer as anyone in that field. He is definitely the best local male cabaret performer in a field long dominated by women. He demonstrated that with …

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Jason Kander Strikes Back at Richard Spencer's Use of Song from CABARET by BroadwayWorld

Richard Spencer, founder of the 'Alt-Right' movement is no one's favorite person, especially as he continually harasses Democrats on Twitter. In a recent exchange reporter and columnist Eli …

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Sunday Funnies: Comedy at 54 by Jk Clarke

        by JK Clarke   Let’s say it’s late on a Sunday night, you don’t want the weekend to end and are hankering for a few laughs. A new show in cabaret venue…

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Saturday, March 18, 2017

Stephen Sondheim, Sara Bareilles, Lin Manuel Miranda, and Many More Wish John Kander a Happy Birthday by BroadwayWorld

Today is the day to celebrate international favorite John Kander, and admirers are coming out in droves to wish the iconic composer the best on his 90th birthday.Four-time Tony Award winnerJ…

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Cappies Review: ‘Cabaret’ at St. Andrew’s Episcopal School by Guest Author

Review submitted by Alayna Lee of Chantilly High School. There was a cabaret, and there was a master of ceremonies … and there was a city called Berlin, in a country called Germany …

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‘COME HEAR THE MUSIC PLAY:’ Memories of My Twenty Years as Agent For John Kander by Richard Seff: Part Three: ’70 Girls 70,’ ‘Chicago,’ by Richard Seff

ACT TWO. Two years later, in 1970, I once again tried to put together a package of my clients – in the show that became 70 Girls 70 – for I’d enjoyed looking after Chita Ri…

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Friday, March 17, 2017

Photo Coverage: Tony Danza Encores STANDARDS & STORIES at Feinstein's/54 Below by Stephen Sorokoff

His tux fits perfectly, sleeves just the right length so you can see the cuff links. Tony Danza is a guy with a personality and musical ability that wins you over from the first note he sing…

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'Fresh Air' Marks The 90th Birthday Of Broadway Composer John Kander

Kander and his partner, Fred Ebb, wrote the songs for a number of musicals, including Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman and Cabaret. Kander spoke to Terry Gross in 1991 and 2015.

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SPECIAL EVENTS: Broadway Bound

On March 13, original performers from shows that didn’t see their Broadway bows take the stage at Feinstein’s/54 Below to share stories and songs from the unseen shows. In this e…

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Thursday, March 16, 2017

Paige Davis stars in a CLO Cabaret show by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Paige Davis is coming home for the summer to star in the Pittsburgh premiere of “Miss Abigail’s Guide to Dating, Mating & Marriage” for CLO Cabaret.

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All That Jazz And More: The New York Pops Celebrate Kander and Ebb by Matthew Wexler

By Ryan Leeds There was more than enough razzle dazzle to blind Manhattan on Friday night as The New York Pops presented Life is a Cabaret: The Songs of Kander and Ebb. The always-stunni…

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Suzanne Vega Makes Her Café Carlyle Debut by Jk Clarke

          by JK Clarke   One of the more exciting developments in the cabaret scene in recent years has been the expansion and evolution of the type of performe…

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Interview: Caissie Levy on Getting to Sing from the Kander and Ebb Songbook, and Why Making Art is More Important Than Ever by Jose Solis

On March 10th The New York Pops will celebrate the 90th birthday of Broadway legend John Kander with an evening of songs he created with the late Fred Ebb. In Life is a Cabaret: The Songs of…

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