March – April 2016: Cabaret Listings

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Donna McKechnie – April – Feinstein’s/54 Below

 

 

 

By: Sandi Durell

 

 

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. www.MACnyc.com

 

 

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

 

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Feinstein’s/54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 –www.Feinstein’s/54below.com – (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.

 

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Marilyn Maye

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Chita Rivera

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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David Meulemans

*Metropolitan Room 34 W. 22nd Street (bet. 5/6 Aves), 212 206-0440 www.metropolitanroom.com  – 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

 

 

 

 

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Jim Speake

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway

 

*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. 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

 

 

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Birdland Jazz 315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Aves), 212 581-3080  www.birdlandjazz.com – 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, www.iridiumjazzclub.com –  ScoBar presents Mark Miller/Sean Harkness, Piano Bar Reunion Kelly Wohlford/John McMahon. Full dinner menu. See calendar.

 

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The Triad 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 www.stage72.com 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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-438  www.theduplex.com piano bar and cabaret theater – (March) Sharon McNight, Electra, Cowboy Choral, Gotham Rock Choir, The Off Couple (April) Hillary Confidential, Julie Gold,Jimmy Schatz. See calendar.

 

Cafe Noctambulo at Pangea – 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts) 212 995 0900 www.cafenoctambulo.com – Eric Comstock Tuesdays, dinner menu. See calendar.

 

The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St, 212 691-900, www.thecuttingroomnyc.com See calendar.

 

The Town Hall – 123 W. 43 St., 212 840-2824, www.the-townhall.org (March) Broadway by the Year (April) Prairie Home Companion. See calendar.

 

92nd St. Y Lyrics & Lyricists – 1395 Lexington Ave. 212 415-5500 – www.92Y.org – See calendar.

 

Merkin Concert Hall – 129 W. 67 St. (212.501-1330 www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org – (March) Music of Elton John (April) Aaron Copland. See Calendar for more.

 

Broadway Sings at the West End Lounge 955 West End Ave. (107th St./West End Ave.) 212.531.4759 www.thewestendlounge.com Open Mic Mondays, Bound for Broadway, Drag & Comedy Shows.

 

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 hosted by Ronny Whyte – see: www.ronnywhyte.com for details

 

Tomatoes Got Talent – Talent for Women Over 40Sunday, March 13, 3 – 5 pm, The Triad 158 West 72nd Street
Tickets: $35 (venue has 2 drink minimum)  A Randie Levine-Miller/TheThree Tomatoes Production, (Questions: email tomato@thethreetomatoes.com)

 

Bill Zeffiro – tinkles the ivories at La Mediterranee Bistro, 947 2nd Ave. (51st St.) Every Tues. eve. 9 p.m. with special guest performers

**Be sure to check with the venues for exact times, cover charges, minimums, additional performers and schedule changes.*It is not possible to list every show at each venue.

 

 

Sandi Durell’s TheaterPizzazz Cabaret Listings can also be found at www.thethreetomatoes.com & www.theaterlife.com

Theater & Cabaret reviews, news, interviews, videos and more appear at www.TheaterPizzazz.com

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