Cabaret Listings January-February 2019  

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Cabaret Listings January-February 2019  

Chita Rivera at Feinstein’s 54 Below

Editor’s Note:  Chita Rivera’s engagement has been postponed to May 27, 28, 30, 31, and June 1 & 4. Ms. Rivera is on doctor-ordered vocal rest due to issues resulting from a virus.


Did I just write 2019?  Well, how did that happen so fast? But here it is a New Year on the horizon as we all wish for a more peaceful, harmonious world. If music was everywhere in everyone’s life, the world would surely be a better place. So . . . on that note, let’s take a peek and see where some of our cabaret artists are performing come January-February.  Don’t forget, this is only a short list, so do visit the individual club sites to see the complete roster of performers!

*Please check the club calendars for complete listings and for schedule changes.

Feinstein’s/54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551  (Jan)

Andrea McArdle/Donna McKechnie, Fred Barton’s Bway Band, Chita Rivera, 54 Sings Series:Yentl, Jill Eikenberry, Lindsay Mendez, Songs of Rusty Magee, Broadway’s Greatest Hits, Mark Farrelly, more (Feb) Alice Ripley, 54 Salutes Sinatra, Celebrates Aretha, Tovah Feldshuh, Robbie Rozelle, Sondheim Unplugged,A Star is Born, Jana Robbins/Haley Swindal, Charles Busch, many more entertainers – check calendar! Gourmet menu!

The Café Carlyle 35 East 76 St. (Madison Ave.) 212 744-1600 

Cabaret Listings January-February 2019  

Diana Argon

(Jan) Diana Agron, Hamilton Leithauser (Feb) Isaac Mizrahi; John Lloyd Young –Bemelmans Bar: Earl Rose, Loston Harris, Rolf Barnes


*Don’t Tell Mama 343 W. 46 St. 212 757- 0788 – featuring the best piano bar in NYC, a sumptuous restaurant, and two cabaret rooms  – Seth’s Talent Show 

Cabaret Listings January-February 2019  

(Jan) Ken Waldman, Claudine Cassan, Liora Michelle, Marnie Klar, Yvonne Constant, Ira Lee Collings, Susan Mack, Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway –monthly – Kenneth Gartman (Feb) *Suzanna Ross, *Bobbie Horowitz’ Just a Number, *Margo Brown, Becca Kidwell, Lynda Rodolitz, Katie McGrath, Brian Gari, *Vicki Phillips, Sean Harkness/Marcus Simeone/Lina Koutrakos, Kendra Cunningham, Check Calendar for so many more!!

*The Triad 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 –Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography – (Jan-Feb) Dietrich, Broadways Next Hit Musical, Keybaret!, Dorothy Bishop’s Dozen Divas, Neal Rosenthal Presents, Gina Moffa, Carrie Jackson . . . So Much More!

Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695-6909  (Jan-Feb)  Dawn Derow, Le Scandal Cabaret, Yael Rasooly, Ginger Minj, Jennifer Robert, Monet X Chang, Dr. Bradley Jones, more, more!- A wonderful restaurant menu! Check the calendar.

The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-5438 piano bar and cabaret theater – (Jan-Feb) Sabrina Monique, Thea K. Lammers, Gilda Wabbit, A Tale of TwoJillian Green, Natalie Douglas, Kevin Scott Hall/Ura Griban, Mark Nicolson  …So many more! Check calendar!

Birdland Jazz/Birdland Theater: Double Your Pleasure Double Your Fun in Two Classy Rooms – (315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Ave) 212 581- 3080  – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party – Mondays

Cabaret Listings January-February 2019  

Catherine Russell

(Jan) Gabrielle Stravelli, Veronica Swift, Kurt Elling, Eric Comstock, Tedd Firth Trio Featuring Everyone, Allan Harris, Ann Hampton Callaway, John Pizzarelli (Feb) Ariana DeBose, Sean Harkness, Carole J. Bufford, Catherine Russell, Susie Mosher, Steve Ross, Cyrille Aimee- a whole lot more including lots of jazz greats and a wide variety of menu selections!

Beach Cafe, 1326 Second Ave. at 70th Street – 212 988-7299 (Jan) Joshua Lance Dixon, Linda Purl, Marissa Mulder, Karen Akers (Feb) Mike Renzi, Celia Berk, Eric Comstock/Barbara Fasano.

Pangea – 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts) 212 995 0900  dinner menu. (Jan) Raquel Cion, Vickie Christina, Rose Levine, Alberto Zayden. Check calendar for more!

The Green Room 42 – 570 10th Ave & 42nd St. 646 449-7792

Broadway’s Funky Nightclub  (Jan-Feb) Christopher Zelno, Spencer Day, *Mark William, Anthony Nunziata, Danny Marin, Frances Ruffelle, Lillias White, Martin Vidnovic, so many  more and a terrific menu!

Jazz at Lincoln Center  (Jan-Feb)

Cabaret Listings January-February 2019  

Tony Yazbeck

Appel Room – Carmen de Lavallade, Tony Yazbeck, Christine Ebersole, Jennifer Lewis

Dizzys Club Coca Cola – Andy Milne/La Tanya Hall

Rose Theater – Dianne Reeves

Two E on Open Table – Pierre Hotel 212 940-8113, email, 2 East 61 Street off 5th Ave. – New Monthly Cabaret Series – check calendar.

 Iridium Jazz Club  Broadway at W. 51 Street, 212 582-2121 (dinner menu) – check calendar for schedule.

The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St, 212 691-9000  See calendar.

The Town Hall – 123 W. 43 St., 212 840-2824 – See Calendar.

92Y/Lyrics & Lyricists and More – 1395 Lexington Ave. 212 415-5500 –     – Check calendar.

Merkin Concert Hall – 129 W. 67 St. (212.501-1330 

Check calendar.

Salon – Multiple Award Winning Weekly Open Mic Moves to Don’t Tell Mama Sunday evenings, different performers, created and hosted by Mark Janas, Tanya Moberly, Producer 343 W. 46 St., NYC 

The DJango in The Roxy Hotel –  #2 Avenue of the Americas, 212 519-6649 Jazz artists (small plate menu)

Broadway Sings at the West End Lounge 955 West End Ave. (107th St./West End Ave.) 212.531.4759 Open Mic Nites, Bound for Broadway,Comedy, more!

Midtown Jazz at Midday at St. Peter’s Church, Lexington Ave/54 St. Wednesdays, 12:30 pm 212 935-2200 – (Ronny Whyte presents)

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  • Sandi Durell is Publisher/Editor of and has been writing, reviewing, producing, having a voice in the theater, cabaret and entertainment communities for over 25+ years. She is a Voting Member of the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle Awards; member of the American Theatre Critics Association. Sandi is a producer of Broadway & Hollywood Live! Revues (; has produced numerous Songwriter Events for the American Popular Song Society (APSS – formerly New York Sheet Music Society on which she is a Board member); the benefit CD “Our Heart Sings;” is a producer on the Award winning film “Broadway the Golden Age” (with Rick McKay) and has produced a variety of entertainment events for most of her career. She is a member of the League of Professional Theatre Women, Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU – Advisory Board),100+ year old Dutch Treat Club, The Lambs; an occasional theater “angel” and has had a career as a vocalist-performer. Her column can also be found at

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