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Cabaret Nights May 1, 2016
An Annotated List of New York's Leading Cabaret Venues
Experience the magic of May with pianist/singer, Steve Ross in Rhythm and Romance at Birdland with members of the Yale Concert Band. The popular "Prince of Cabaret" will perform favorites by Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and Fred Astaire. (May 1). Continue in May with An Encore Evening with Iris Williams, singing standards as well as Edith Piaf's chansons on May 2. On Mother's Day (May 8), you can celebrate at an early show at 6pm with Daniel Reichard and his Friends, Acquaintances, and Strangers. For those who want their standards with a jazz rhythm, you can't do much better than Ann Hampton Callaway who presents But Beautiful from May 3-7. Or you may decide that " It Don’t Mean A Thing (If It Ain’t Got That Swing),” and check out A Sophisticated Reunion on May 23 with Terri Klausner, Valarie Pettiford and Ty Stephens. Make it a true Memorial Day weekend with Eric Comstock and Barbara Fasano and Summer Standard Time, on May 29. Continue the holiday weekend on May 30 with An Evening with Laura Osnes.
It's Megan Hilty at the Cafe Carlyle from May 3-14 in her new show. Following is Alexa Ray Joel back again at the Carlyle from May 17-28. Herb Alpert and Lani Hall return with the infectious rhythms of that iconic band. (May 31-June 11). Across the hall, cocktails and music fit the scene on Tues-Thurs with the Loston Harris Trio and Sunday nights are time to bring on the madcap and music with Billy Stritch and Jim Caruso.
Marilyn Maye's 88th birthday was last month but she's still celebrating at Feinsteins@54 Below from May 10-20. Her show features Highlights, the songs she has sung for over a half-century. On May 5, for those feeling a continental vibe, unique "chanteuse internationale," Michaela Leon, brings a Dietrich style pre-WW2 intrigue to Weimar Confessions, a debut of her CD featuring Berlin cabaret songs. Switching continents, The Grand Tour of Real Country Music brings back the legendary sound of country via life and songs of George Jones. Larry Tobias and his band revisit Jones with stories and music on May 17. From May 21-23, 25, theater world's Matthew Morrison reminds us of songs from his shows, including South Pacific, Hairspray, Glee.
On May 3, join America's Sweethearts who present "history through harmony" at the Iridium. They choose songs from 1860-1970 and deliver them in three-part harmony. On May 31, It's Today! two show-stoppers, Karen Mason and Lee Roy Reams proving Jerry Herman's songs are ever-lasting.
For lovely, award-winning, Stacy Sullivan and her fans, It's a Good Day: A Tribute to Miss Peggy Lee on May 19 at the Metropolitan Room. This popular show is returning for one-night only and these songs and this singer remain a touching tribute to a legendary star. The next evening, May 20, Gay Marshall revisits her CD, Gay Marshall Sings PIAF: La Vie L'Amour. On May 13, Stephen Hanks Presents New York Cabaret Greatest Hits series brings in the enormously popular Laurie Krauz: 25 Years With Music Director Daryl Kojak. This is a show I can't get enough of. If you saw it once, you'll see it again.
And we'll see you next month.
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