Cabaret Listings May – June 2019
By: Sandi Durell
The Theater Pizzazz mantra: “If music was everywhere and in everyone’s life, the world would surely be a better place” …
Spring finds the clubs and cabarets jammed with talent of all sorts and isn’t that grand! Performers everywhere beckon audiences to make their selections of who they want to see, when and where. Only in New York folks! The greatest talent in the world.
Please check the club calendars for complete listings and for schedule changes.
Feinstein’s/54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 www.54Below.com (May) Sherie Rene Scott, Paul Alexander Nolan/Carmen Cusack, Joe Iconis & Family, Marcie & Zina, Paulo Szot, Tony Yazbeck/Laura Osnes, John Lloyd Young, Chita Rivera, Marissa Mulder, more (June) Ann Kittredge ,Liz Callaway, 54 Sings Series, Andrea McArdle, Ann Hampton Callaway, so many more entertainers – check calendar! Gourmet menu!
The Café Carlyle 35 East 76 St. (Madison Ave.) 212 744-1600 www.thecarlyle.com (May) John Pizzarelli, Nancy and Beth, starring Megan Mullally/Stephanie Hunt (June) Mary Wilson, Sutton Foster –Bemelmans Bar (check roster of entertainers)
Don’t Tell Mama 343 W. 46 St. www.donttellmamanyc.com
212 757- 0788 – featuring the best piano bar in NYC, a sumptuous restaurant, and two cabaret rooms – * Salon Weekly Open Mic; Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway –monthly / Seth’s Talent Show – monthly…(May) Lucille Carr -Kaffashan, Tennie Leonard, Maren & Angela Show, 92Y Singers, Judi Mark, Sean Harkness/Marcus Simeone/Lina Koutrakos, more (June) Timothy Mathis, Michael Osso, Andrea Axelrod, Taylor Beyer, more. Check Calendar for lots more talent!!
The Triad 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 www.triadnyc.com –Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography – (May – June) Dorothy Bishop’s Dozen Divas, Adrienne Haan, Girls Night Out, Lisa Russell, All That Jazz, Ron Dabney, Back From Black, Joey Infante, Steve Dorf . . . So Much More!
Laurie Beechman Theatre – West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695- 6909 www.thewestbankcafe.com (May-June) Le Scandal Cabaret, Richard Skipper Celebrates, Scarlett Envy, Mark Nadler, Joey Arias, Elizabeth Sullivan, Shea Coulee, Marquee Five, Wendy Scherl, Ben DeLaCreme, Dawn Derow more, more!- A wonderful restaurant menu! Check the calendar for more.
The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-5438 www.theduplex.com piano bar and cabaret theater – (May-June) Ladies Who Cocktail, Drunk in Love, Michael Hallinan, Guilty Pleasures, Sheng, Ioana & Friends, Vira & Friends, Johnny en Rose, John Burns… So many more! Check calendar!
Birdland Jazz/Birdland Theater: Double Your Pleasure Double Your Fun in Two Classy Rooms – (315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Ave) 212 581- 3080 www.birdlandjazz.com – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party – Mondays (May) Julie Budd, Steve Ross, Clint Holmes/Billy Stritch, Anais Reno, Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf/Melody Singers, NY-Big City Songbook, Joan Ryan, Natalie Douglas Tributes, Eric Comstock, Lineup w/Susie Mosher, JayCee Dreisen (June) Sally Mayes, Stephanie Nakasian, Veronica Swift, Amanda Green, and a whole lot more including lots of jazz greats and a wide variety of delicious foods.
The Beach Cafe, 1326 Second Ave. at 70th Street – 212 988-7299 www.TheBeachCafe.com (May) Eric Comstock/Barbara Fasano, Joyce Breach, Elizabeth Sullivan, Karen Akers, Linda Purl (June) KT Sullivan, Tom Wopat, Kevin Dozier, Steven Maglio, Shana Farr, Mark Nadler, Renee Katz, Christine Andreas .
Pangea – 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts) 212 995 0900 www.pangeanyc.com dinner menu. (May-June) Jillian Laurain, Tulles McCall, Tammy McCann, Austin Pendleton/Barbara Bleier, Susanne Mack. Check calendar for more!
The Green Room 42 – 570 10th Ave & 42nd St. 646 449-7792 www.onfournyc.com
Broadway’s Funky Nightclub (May) Frances Ruffelle, Spencer Day, Eva Noglezada, Milly Shapiro, KT Sullivan/Mark Nadler, Simply Barbra, My Beloved- A Ted Sunday Musical (June) Cady Huffman, Nicolas King, Kelly Clarkson, Reeve Carney – so many, many more and a terrific menu!
Jazz at Lincoln Center www.jazz.org (May-June) – a sampling below . . .
Appel Room – Michael Feinstein, Danny Barker
Dizzys Club Coca Cola – Houston Person,Bill Charlap, Nicole Henry, Christian McBride
Rose Theater – Essentially Ellington, NYC Opera-Stonewall
Two E on Open Table – Pierre Hotel 212 940-8113, email TwoE@tajhotels.com, 2 East 61 Street off 5th Ave. – New Monthly Cabaret Series – check calendar.
Iridium Jazz Club Broadway at W. 51 Street, 212 582-2121 www.iridiumjazzclub.com (dinner menu) – check calendar for schedule.
The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St, 212 691-9000
www.thecuttingroomnyc.com See calendar.
The Town Hall – 123 W. 43 St., 212 840-2824 www.thetownhall.org – David Sedaris, Gordon Lightfoot, Broadway by the Year – 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards, John Cameron Mitchell/Stephen Trask
92Y/Lyrics & Lyricists and More – 1395 Lexington Ave. 212 415-5500 www.92Y.org – A Beautiful Dawning-Oklahoma! at 75; Live & Living Color-Songs from TV; Gavin Creel. Check calendar.
Merkin Concert Hall – 129 W. 67 St. (212.501-1330 www.kaufmanmusiccenter.org Check calendar.
Salon – Multiple Award Winning Weekly Open Mic at Don’t Tell Mama Sunday evenings, different performers and hosts, created by Mark Janas, Tanya Moberly, Producer www.donttellmamanyc.com 343 W. 46 St., NYC www.markjanasthesalon.com
The DJango in The Roxy Hotel – #2 Avenue of the Americas, 212 519-6649 www.thedjangonyc.com Jazz artists (small plate menu)
Broadway Sings at the West End Lounge 955 West End Ave. (107th St./West End Ave.) 212.531.4759 www.thewestendlounge.com Open Mic Nites, Bound for Broadway,Comedy, more!
Midtown Jazz at Midday at St. Peter’s Church, Lexington Ave/54 St. Wednesdays, 12:30 pm 212 935-2200 – www.saintpeters.org (Ronny Whyte presents)
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