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Cabaret Nights August 2015
An Annotated List of New York's Leading Cabaret Venues
Inspired by the Golden Age of Radio, 54 Below brings you a vaudeville mystery sensation on Aug. 1, Peaches and Crime, includes the audience as part of the action with a choose-your-own-adventure murder mystery! August also presents Donna McKechnie with Another Time, Same Place, looking back at the '70's in NYC with songs by Jim Croce, Peter Allen, Marvin Hamlisch, Stephen Sondheim and a special salute to Kander and Ebb. Melissa Manchester joins in with her own déjà vu on Aug. 12-15 and ending the month at 54 Below on Aug. 26-27, Lorna Loft returns with her Judy/Liza vocal pipes and fun stories. Finally, on Aug. 31, get up and boogie with the Saturday Night Reunion Show including some of the original cast members.
Molly Pope Likes Your Status is featured at The Duplex on August 14 and September 11. On Aug. 4, 11, Sharon McNight appears, proving to all that she ... Is Alive and Well.
Seth Rudetsky brings his award-winning weekly series Broadway Chatterbox to Don't Tell Mama every Thursday. On Aug. 5, Daryl Glenn and Jo Lynn Burke return with their popular hoedown on Aug. 5. Ricky Ritzel cuts up with serious piano playing in Ricky Ritzel's Broadway on Aug. 10. Maria Ottavia and Marcus Simeone sing Rodgers and Hart on Aug. 22 and if you haven't seen Tommie Femia and Rick Skye in their long-running Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli Live! get going! At DTM on Aug. 8, 22, 29.
On Aug. 1 at the Metropolitan Room, versatile guitarist, Kevin Hill performs Blues and Grooves, and later that night, petite powerhouse, Fran Leonardis warns, I'm Becoming My Mother. She repeats the show on Aug. 16, 22. In the mood for some swing? Catch Danny Bacher Sings Three Louis/ Armstrong, Prima and Jordan on Aug. 4, 25. Who needs to go out of town when Barbara Fasano and Eric Comstock are around? Double the pleasure, double the fun on Aug. 5, when they reprise Shoulder Season. On Aug. 28, Abbe Buck looks back through the years and brings you, The Hit Songs of 1926, those fun years when everyone danced the Charleston and drank bathtub gin. On Aug. 14, entertainer Bobbie Horowitz is hosting her series, It's Only a Number, honoring one person over age 50 who has started out on a brand new journey. On this day, she celebrates the ideas of Philip Hodges. Bobbie will bring new honorees in upcoming months. I like this idea, how about you? Stephen Hanks launches a new monthly series, New York's Greatest Hits. On Aug. 26, he reprises one of cabaret's truly brilliant performances by ebullient pianist, singer, funnyman, Mark Nadler. Nadler's show, Tschaikowsky (and Other Russians) was a nightclub triumph, winning a 2003 Bistro Award and Nightlife Award. It's a great chance to see it again and remember, the MetroStar's 8th Talent Challenge continues on August 3, 10, 17, and on every Tuesday evening, you are offered the treat of hearing Annie Ross. : Other Russians)
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