March-April 2016: Cabaret Listings

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March-April 2016: Cabaret Listings

Donna McKechnie, Lea Salonga, Chita Rivera

Spring is just around the corner and so is Cabaret Month and the 30th Annual Manhattan Association of Cabaret & Clubs Awards on March 29th at B.B. Kings Honoring Amanda McBroom, Maryann Lopinto and Actors Fund Jamie deRoy & Friends Cabaret Initiative.

Here is a short listing of some of the shows coming up and other events:

Feinstein’s/54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 –www.Feinstein’s/ – (March) 54 Sings Series – always, Josh Young, Judy Gold, New Musicals at 54, Zina Goldrich/Marcy Heisler, 54 Celebrates David Bowie, Sondheim Unplugged, The Skivvies (April) Paulo Szot, Marilyn Maye, Donna McKechnie, Jay Armstrong Johnson. Much more! Dinner menu of gourmet delicacies.

The Café Carlyle 35 East 76 St. (Madison Ave.) 212 744-1600 – Woody Allen Mondays; (March) Rita Wilson, Joan Osborne, Steven Page (April) Chita Rivera – Bemelmans Bar: Earl Rose, Chris Gillespie, David Budway, Earl Rose, Champain Fulton.

*Metropolitan Room 34 W. 22nd Street (bet. 5/6 Aves), 212 206-0440  – From Cabaret to Comedy to Drag * – Always Annie Ross on Tuesday eves; Open Mic Sundays, Dana Lorge’s Variety Show – (March) *Bobbie Horowitz – It’s Just a Number, Fyvush Finkel, Everything Old is New Again, Gay Marshall, Cabaret Cares, Savannah & Chase, Baby Jane Dexter, This is Your Night, Kelly Wright/Paul Ferguson, *David Meulemans, Shawn Moninger, Sonya Perkins, (April) Stacy Sullivan, Celia Berk, Rosemary Loar, Kinsey Sicks, Ergin Oda, Stephen Hanks, Flatiron Follies, Arlene Wolff. See Calendar.

Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695-6909 – Miss Richfield, Kitten N’ Lou, Dawn Derow, Latrice Royale, *Robin’s Nest –, Marquee Five (April) Jackie Draper, Alaska 5000, *Jim Speake, Those Girls, much more talent and delicious food too!

*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 Rudetsky’s Broadway Chatterbox on Thurs. eves, (Jan) Michael Anthony Davis, Woody Regan/Ann McCormack, Rodgers & Hart Revue, Magnus Martensson, Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway – See calendar for more

Birdland Jazz 315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Aves), 212 581-3080 – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party Monday evenings; Barbara Carroll Saturdays, Birdland Jazz Party w/Carole J. Bufford – (March) Molly Ringwald, John Bucchino, Maxine Linehan, Natalie Douglas, Piano Men: Brad Simmons/Eric Yves Garcia/Matt Baker (April) Jeff Blumenkrantz, Cast of Phantom, Show Biz After Hours w/Frank DiLella, Jamie deRoy & friends, Some of the best jazz artists and a great dinner menu!

Iridium Jazz Club Broadway at West 51 St., 212 582-2121, –  ScoBar presents Mark Miller/Sean Harkness, Piano Bar Reunion Kelly Wohlford/John McMahon. Full dinner menu. See calendar.

The Triad 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography and My Son the Waiter, (March) Brenda Braxton presents Villain: DeBlanks Apple Boylesque, Adelaide Mestre, Katie Goodman (April) Seth Malkin. See calendar.

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  • Sandi Durell

    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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