Baby it’s cold outside! But that doesn’t seem to keep anyone from attending the multitude of cabaret shows throughout our busy City. The clubs and cabarets are brimming over with aficionados of the great art. There’s so much good talent to see and hear and March is Cabaret Month along with The Bistro Awards and The MAC Awards!
The 28th Annual Bistro Awards – Mon. March 4th – Gotham Comedy Club www.bistroawards.com
The 2013 – 27th Annual MAC Awards – Thurs. March 21st - BB King's www.macnyc.com
***Highlighted names/shows below are recommendations
54Below is the place to see top Broadway & Cabaret talent. (Feb.) Eric Michael Gillett, Patti Lupone, Adam Guettel, Edward Hibbert, Andrew Lippa, Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle, Cast of Once, Michael Musto’s 70s Disco, Tom Wopat, Tony DeSare more! (Mar.) Marilyn Maye, Jamie deRoy & Friends, Bebe Neuwirth, Patricia Racette, more! Serving pre-theater dinner; late night music in The Green Room. 646 476-3551 www.54Below.com 254 West 54 St.
Café Carlyle (Feb.) John Lloyd Young with Tommy Faragher. (Mar.) Herb Alpert & Lani Hall. Woody Allen & The Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band Monday evenings. Bemelman’s Bar features various jazz artists. 212 744-1600 www.thecarlyle.com 35 East 76 St. & Madison Ave.
Metropolitan Room is brimming with talent (Feb.) Scott Siegel presents Carole J. Bufford, David Brenner, Maria Ottavia, Jenna Lee Barber, Zack Dobbins, Jane Glick, Broadway World Cabaret Awards, Rosemary Loar, Hedda Lettuce,Gary Russo (Mar.) Mary Foster Conklin, Jillian Laurain, Parker Scott-Wells Hanley, Rebecca Kilgore, Grace Cosgrove, John Gabriel, Wendy Lane Bailey, Marissa Mulder, Annie Ross (always), and so much more! 212 206-0440 www.metropolitanroom.com 34 W. 22 St. (5/6Aves)
Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café - Le Scandal Cabaret, Broadway Sessions every Thursday Nite, Sarah Rice & Friends, Off the Record, Why the Hell Not!, Dear Charlie, Big City Rhythm, Cookie’s Corner, Eva Cantor, many more. 212 695-6909 www.beechmantheatre.com 407 W. 42 St.
Don’t Tell Mama: Seth Rudetsky and his Broadway Chatterbox, Mangus Martensson, Jennifer Hollander, Barbara Porteus, Frank Dain, Jonathan Whitton, Jim Speake, Lorinda Lisitza/Ted Stafford, Brian Reeds/Marc McBarron Kessler, Jumpin’ Up & Down Happytown, Elaine St.George, more. 212 757-0788 www.donttellmamanyc.com 343 W. 46 St.
Birdland Jazz Club - Jim Caruso’s celebrated Cast Party, Lorna’s Living Room, Miranda Sings, Julie Halston, world famous jazz bands and orchestras. 212 581-3080 www.birdlandjazz.com 315 W. 44 St.
Iridium Jazz Club features Sco-Bar Entertainment presenting The Copa Boys, Terese Genecco, Jennifer Holliday, Tanya Holt 212 582-2121 www.iridiumjazzclub.com W. 51 St./Broadway
Stage 72 (formerly The Triad Theatre) – Celebrity Autobiography, Jacques Brel Returns, Joy Behar & Sussie Essman, Gotham Burlesque, KT Sullivan-Karen Kohler, Gail Nelson-Holgate, more. 212 362-2590 www.stage72.com 158 W. 72 St.
The Duplex - West Village, features Ben Rimalower-Patti Issues, We Put the Spring in Springfield, Amy Wolk, The Importance of being STEARNEST, MAC Award Nominee Showcase 3/8, The Meeting-Justin Sayre, Picture Perfect, Light a New Fire, more. 212 255-5438 www.theduplex.com 61 Christopher St./ 7 Ave.
The Town Hall - Broadway Musicals of 1937 (2/11) Broadway Musicals of 1961 (3/11) SiegelEntertainment@msn.com
Capitol Steps (2/22), Adam Jacobs & Ali Ewoldt (2/23) Elaine Page (3/9), Liza & Alan (3/13), Dr. John (3/16), 123 West 43 Street, 212-840-2824 www.the-townhall.org 123 W. 43 St.
Solo in the City: Jewish Women Jewish Stars featuring individual performance dates in March with: Sandra Bernhard, Tovah Feldshuh, Judy Gold, Sheba Mason, Jackie Hoffman, more at Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave. www.baruch.cuny.edu/bpac, 646-312-5073.
Chris Barrett - open run La Rivista Ristorante (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-245-1707
Salon – Multiple Award Winning weekly Open Mic Event, 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 hosted by Ronny Whyte
**As always, check the individual venues for exact dates, times, cover charges, minimums, additional performers/schedule changes.
Keep the music playing - - See a live show!