Fall Cabaret – Who’s Where

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It’s post Labor Day and everyone is back in the City. The roar of the crowd – the busy clubs and cabarets. Take a peek at who’s coming and where! October 9-12, the 29th Annual Cabaret Convention takes place at Rose Hall. Tickets on sale now! www.mabelmercer.org

So much talent, so many shows . . . Here’s just a short list!

Always check the club calendars for complete listings and for schedule changes.

Feinstein’s/54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 www.54Below.com  (Sept) Jana Robbins/Haley Swindal, Linda Purl, 54 Sings Ballroom, Rebecca Luker/Sally Wilfert, Ain’t Misbehavin’, Linda Eder, Harvard-Yale Cantata, Ann Hampton Callaway, Gloria Reuben, John Lloyd Young (Oct) Laura Osnes/Tony Yazbeck, Jonathan Larson Project, 54 Celebrates Aretha, Kate Baldwin, Elle MacPherson, Lorna Luft, Lindsay Mendez, Gourmet menu!

Fall Cabaret - Who's Where


Fall Cabaret - Who's Where

Laura Osnes/Tony Yazbeck

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

(Sept) Jane Lynch/Kate Flannery, Alexa Ray Joel (Oct) Herb Alpert/Lani Hall, Rita Wilson.

Fall Cabaret - Who's Where

Rita Wilson

 *Don’t Tell Mama 343 W. 46 St. 212 757- 0788 www.donttellmamanyc.com – featuring the best piano bar in NYC, a sumptuous restaurant, and two cabaret rooms  – (Sept) Kathryne Langford, Lynne Charnay, *Margo Brown, Angela Leone, Nancy Stearns, Vickie Phillips, Cynthia Crane, Ira Lee Collings, Richard Holbrook, Kathryn Allen, John Rinaldi, Steven Kresch, (Oct) Barbara Malley, Seth’s Talent Show, Rian Keating, Don Shelden, *Carol Shedlin, Jennifer Blades/Jody Mullen, Arturo Padilla, Meg Flather, Renee Katz, *Bobbie Horowitz/It’s Just a Number, Lynda Rodolitz, Michael Kirk Lane, Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway, Amy Beth Williams. Check Calendar!!

*The Triad 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 www.triadnyc.com –Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography – Monthly Open Mic – (Sept) Gina Gershon as Melania, Carrie Jackson, Berlin Girl, Dorothy Bishop’s Dozen Divas, Leonore Raphael/Doug McDonald,  Aimee Marcoux, Courting the Jester (Oct) Metropolitan Room Reunion, Suzanna Ross, Karen Oberlin, Janis Joplin Tribute, Love Linda/Stevie Holland, Horace Scott, The Sound/R&B . . . So Much More!

Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695-6909  www.thewestbankcafe.com  (Sept) Le Scandal Cabaret, Richard Skipper Celebrates, Rita Gardner, Sierra Rein, Into the Woods Concert, Marissa Mulder (Oct) Jackie Beat, Daniel Franzese, Sharon Needles, KT Sullivan/Jeff Harnar. A wonderful restaurant and so much more talent!  Check the calendar.

The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-5438 www.theduplex.com piano bar and cabaret theater – (Sept) Monica Lewinsky, Steven Carl McCassland, Tiger Beat, Michael Rucci, Darby Anthony, Nicole Lee Aiossa/Brianna Tyson, Kid Kat Kabaret, That 70s SingALong, John Burns (Oct) Sarah Mozell Waxman, Billy Recce, Miscast, Ellen Joy Hoffman, Guilty Pleasures. So many more! Check the 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 www.birdlandjazz.com  – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party – Mondays (Sept) Clint Homes, Billy Stritch, Amanda McBroom/Michele Brourman, Aaron Lazar, Sean Harness, T. Oliver Reid, Jenn Colella/Chilina Kennedy, Natalie Douglas, Nicolas King, Nellie McKay, Eric Comstock, Amanda Green, Miss Coco Peru (Oct) Steve Ross, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Ronny Whyte, Anita Gillette, Jeffry Denman, Robert Fairchild, Barb Jungr/John McDaniel, Capathia Jenkins, Renee Rosnes/Bill Charlap, and a whole lot more including lots of jazz greats and a wide variety of menu selections!

Fall Cabaret - Who's Where

Dee Dee Bridgewater

Beach Cafe, 1326 Second Ave. at 70th Street – 212 988-7299 www.TheBeachCafe.com (Sept.) Iris Williams

Pangea – 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts) 212 995 0900 www.pangeanyc.com (dinner menu) (Sept) Deborah Karpel, Those Girls, Leslie Orofino, Jeff Macauley, Michele Brourman, Raquel Cion, Rick Jensen/Bob Diamond, Tammy McCann, John Fisher (Oct) Tammy Faye, *Dorian Woodruff, Sidney Myer, Lavender Songs. Nice restaurant menu! Check calendar for more!

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

Broadway’s Funky Nightclub  (Sept) Omer Shaish, Shamofly, Reeve Carney, Spencer Day, Steven Brinberg, Broadway Sings Justin Timberlake, Frances Ruffelle (Oct) Rita Harvey, Corinna Sowers Adler, Andrea Wolff, Nathan Lee Graham, KT Sullivan/Mark Nadler, Vivian Reed, Kelli Rabke- more!

Jazz at Lincoln Center www.jazz.org  (Sept-Oct)

Rose Theater – Mabel Mercer Cabaret Convention: Oct. 9,10,11,12

Appel Room –  Briana Thomas

Dizzys Club Coca Cola – Houston Person, Kurt Elling, Ted Rosenthal

Many more artists. See calendar.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Check calendar.

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

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

Salon – Multiple Award Winning weekly Open Mic Event, different themes, different performers, created and hosted by Mark Janas with Tanya Moberly-Etcetera, Etcetera – 352 West 44th Street, NYC – Sundays  www.markjanasthesalon.com

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



  • Sandi Durell is Publisher/Editor of www.theaterpizzazz.com/ 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 (www.ShaRellProductions.com); 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 www.theaterlife.com

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