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Susanne Bartsch brings her nightlife magic to the McKittrick Hotel's velvet-draped jewel box, the Manderley Bar. Come at midnight for an eclectic and eccentric cabaret extravaganza in which a night at the opera collides with a burlesque circus for a madcap high-fashion entertainment experience. The show features performances by Joey Arias, Amanda Lepore, Aquaria, Shequida, Dirty Martini, and many others. Ziegfeld Babe Dee Dee Luxe hosts.
Daniel Alexander Jones returns to Joe's Pub as Jomama Jones, his critically acclaimed alter ego, in Black Light. Commissioned as part of Joe's Pub's New York Voices program, Black Light is a revival for turbulent times. Jomama leads an intimate journey — through the darkness of personal and political upheaval and the shards of shattered illusions — illuminated by spontaneous humor. Black Light draws musical influence from Prince, Sade, Diana Ross, and Tina Turner, and is marked significantly by the Black American Freedom movement, Afromysticism, goddess mythology, and divination. This immersive performance piece removes the barrier between artist and audience through inquiry, story, and song.
Abigail Rockwell, granddaughter of the American illustrator, Norman Rockwell, continues her NYC jazz debut at the Metropolitan.
Every Thursday night at 11 PM Broadway Ballyhoo: A Show Tune Hootenanny! will offer approximately four different stars each week who will sing Broadway's great songs. This ever-changing cast of stars will sing the show tunes they know and love best. Jesse Kissel is the musical director and Scott Siegel hosts!
The Cabaret Showdown is a monthly game show produced by Sound Street Productions in association with FRIGID New York @ Horse Trade. This unique competition is a mixture of live karaoke and musical improvisation, with a game board. Contestants are asked to choose songs from various categories with no knowledge of what the song will be until 30 seconds before they sing. The winner from each month receives a free one-hour showcase performance presented at the Kraine Theater the following month.
Come see the one and only Chita Rivera in a unique solo concert event! The incomparable Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner will revisit moments from her legendary career and celebrate music from timeless Broadway composers.
An accomplished and versatile actress, singer, and dancer, Chita Rivera has won two Tony Awards as Best Leading Actress in a Musical and received eight additional Tony nominations for an exceptional 10 Tony nominations. She recently starred in The Visit, the final John Kander-Fred Ebb-Terrence McNally musical directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Graciela Daniele on Broadway (2015). She starred in the Broadway revival of The Mystery of Edwin Drood; the Broadway and touring productions of The Dancer's Life, a dazzling new musical celebrating her spectacular career, written by Terrence McNally and directed by Graciela Daniele; and the revival of the Broadway musical Nine with Antonio Banderas. Her electric performance as Anita in the original Broadway premiere of West Side Story brought her stardom, which she repeated in London. Her career is highlighted by starring roles in Bye Bye Birdie, The Rink (Tony Award), Chicago, Jerry's Girls, Kiss of the Spider Woman (Tony Award), and the original Broadway casts of Guys & Dolls, Can-Can, Seventh Heaven, and Mr. Wonderful.
Feinstein's / 54 Below, aka Broadway's supper club, launches an all-new series: Deborah Grace Winer Presents the Classic American Songbook. Direct from her tenure as artistic director of 92Y's renowned Lyrics & Lyricists series, Winer curates three jewel-box revues created specifically for Feinstein's / 54 Below's unique setting. Each show celebrates American popular song as well as the artists who created, interpreted, and made themselves an integral part of the music. The installments in this series are as follows:
- You Took Advantage of Me: Rodgers and Hart on Love
- A Jerome Robbins Centennial Concert
- Till There Was You: A Celebration of Barbara Cook
Broadway. We all know it. We all love it. Distorted Broadway asks and answers the simple question: What if your favorite Broadway shows didn't end up being quite what you expected? What if Avenue Q really turned out to be a ballet about south Brooklyn or if Jersey Boys was about the Jersey Shore? What would Oklahomo, Trannie, The Queen & I, The Book of Morons, or West Village Story be like? And what the heck does "Turn Off The Dark" mean, anyway? Find out in this truly wicked 70-minute, non-stop musical theater tribute, where everything gets twisted -- even the happy ending!
Distorted Diznee is an outrageous Las Vegas-style parody revue of some of America's most beloved animated classics. Come be Part of Our World as a troupe of fabulous drag queens takes you on a twisted -- and very adult -- journey, catapulting you back to your childhood into a Magical Kingdom where dreams come true. This ever-evolving 75-minute non-stop extravaganza features high-energy dance numbers, comedy, dazzling costumes and lip-syncing "ladies"-- with a bit of Cher, Patti LuPone, Idina Menzel and Rihanna thrown in for good measure! This show is certain to offer a happy ending -- if you believe in fairies, that is!
Come enjoy New York's hottest up and coming talent at this wonderful cabaret located in the heart of the theater district. Don't Tell Mama's Piano bar provides music and fun every night from 9:30 pm on. The space provides two cabaret rooms showcasing a wide range of performers and styles. To check out their full schedule click: Don't Tell Mama. There is a two drink minimum at all cabaret performances.
Donell James Foreman — currently in The Book of Mormon — makes his Feinstein's / 54 Below solo concert debut with this performance, a brand-new pop music experience delving into the journey of loss, lust, longing, and love. The concert features the music of Prince, Janet Jackson, George Michael, Madonna, Luther Vandross, Lady Gaga, and others. Having fulfilled his fantasy of performing on Broadway, Donell is ready to live out his lifelong dream of being a pop star. His unapologetic transparency breathes new life into songs the public has grown to love, forever changing the experience of hearing these iconic pop hits.
Fiore Barbini makes his NYC cabaret debut in I'm Still Here My Story: The Songs of Leading Ladies. He's an actor, singer, and dancer who's toured with Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and A Chorus Line, has regional credits that include The Full Monty, Sunday in the Park With George, Singin' in the Rain, Damn Yankees, George M!, Funny Girl, Hello, Dolly!, and performed in cabaret stagings of Grease, Chicago, and Cabaret. He might also be known by some as his adult entertainment alter ego Hugh Hunter. In his first solo outing, he tells the story of his 31 years in show business with his own twist — the songs he sings to tell that story were originated by his favorite Broadway leading ladies! Songs include "Not a Day Goes By," "Meadowlark," a medley from Miss Saigon, Jesus Christ Superstar, Jekyll & Hyde, and Les Misérables, and "I'm Still Here." At 42, Fiore is back in NYC and ready to get back on the boards because in his own words, "I'm still here."
Jim Caruso's Cast Party, a popular weekly event on Monday nights, is now at Birdland!
"No one can be called a true New Yorker until they've been to the Cast Party, which is to Broadway what the Conde-Nast cafeteria is to publishing. Divas and dapper-dans insouciantly sip cocktails while watching each other sing and perform at the open-mic event during Broadway's dark night," says Next Magazine. Broadway impresario Jim Caruso hosts a combination open-mic, networking event and party in which the biggest stars on Broadway relax on their night off by performing their favorite songs in an informal setting. Performers are accompanied by Billy Stritch, pianist and musical director for Liza Minnelli and Charles Aznavour.
Drag queens serve up dinner, outrageousness, and a show at Lucky Cheng's Restaurant. The show features comedy, karaoke, and — embrace yourself — interactive cabaret. The cross-dressed staff are anything but a drag; they enhance the fun as your bartenders, waitresses, and performers. After 19 years in downtown Manhattan, this dinner show transferred in 2012 to the Times Square area, where the shenanigans continue today.
Combining comedy cabaret with progressive political parody, Sandy and Richard Riccardi have over 15 million views on social media and will be performing at the beautiful Metropolitan Room on August 9 at 7pm.
Porter Carroll, Jr of Hall & Oates and Atlantic star, along with The Tambourine Band featuring Wali Ali, Eric Perez, Danny Obadia & Kevin Hill begin their much anticipated Residency at the Metropolitan Room in Manhattan. It's the ultimate baby boomers musical buffet; the Contemporary American songbook tantalizingly reworked into something fresh, imaginative and ultramodern, while constantly reflecting the roots of these sophisticated and powerful players. The entire show runs the gamut from R& B and improvisational Jazz to soul,funk,blues, rock & roll and more. It is a bold and daring nightclub act for the modern world.
Starring Broadway veterans Anne L. Nathan and Jeff Blumenkrantz, Regretting Almost Everything combines humor, honesty, and compassion to deliver a seldom-seen musical look at love and life from the perspective of late middle age.
With songs such as "I Want to Have an Affair," "The Very Short Jew in the Long Fur Coat," "Main Line Philly Sex," and "The Baby Likes Me Best," the May-December partnership of fiftysomething Lauren Taslitz (lyrics) and thirtysomething Danny Ursetti (music) has been hailed by audiences and critics alike.
Renowned entertainer Richard Skipper, on the heels of a phenomenal birthday celebration of Carol Channing, brings together Lillias White, Tony winner for The Life and nominee for Fela!; Donna Marie Asbury, currently in Chicago on Broadway; Jana Robbins, from Georgio Tozzi and Theodore Bikel's Zorba national tours, and José Ferrer's Man of La Mancha's national tour; Lucia Spina, from the original cast of Kinky Boots; Sandy Stewart performing "My Coloring Book," Kander & Ebb's first song; two-time Grammy winner Bill Charlap; and finally, David Sabella, who originated the role of Mary Sunshine in the current revival of Chicago on Broadway, to sing "Happy Birthday" to John Kander — one of Broadway's finest.
The evening is a dinner theater including a three-course meal and a unique David Serero performance of Russian classics and entertainment including singing, audience participation, stand-up comedy, and improvisation in the warm ambiance and unique decor of Onegin restaurant.
What's so great about Rodgers and Hart? Come find out at this smart, sexy nightclub revue kicking off Feinstein's / 54 Below's new American Songbook series from artistic director Deborah Grace Winer.
You Took Advantage of Me stars Grammy Award winner Debby Boone, Darius de Haas, and Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll. Backing them are legendary musical director John Oddo and a swinging band. Composer Richard Rodgers and lyricist Lorenz Hart get freshly interpreted in all their ironic, timeless glory…'cause some things — like excruciating romantic conflict — never go out of style. With such songs as "Bewitched, Bothered, and Bewildered," "I Wish I Were in Love Again," and "My Heart Stood Still," this funny, fast-moving show is directed by revue-making master Mark Waldrop (When Pigs Fly).