ARCHIVES

Ben Vereen at the 2014 Bistro Awards

Ben Vereen at the 2014 Bistro Awards

Watch Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ben Vereen perform “Here’s to Life” at the 2014 Bistro Awards!

April 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Ben Vereen interviewed by Tonya Pinkins

Ben Vereen interviewed by Tonya Pinkins

Multi-award-winning actress singer Tonya Pinkins interviewed Ben Vereen for the Bistro Awards. TP: You are legendary. Who do you emulate and say, “I’ll steal a little of this and a little of that?” BV: Oscar Brown Jr—I love Oscar, Little Jimmy Scott, Carmen McRae. These are my cats. Charles Aznavour!   TP: I don’t think […]

March 10, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Photos: 2014 Bistro Awards

Photos: 2014 Bistro Awards

Memorable Moments Captured by Photographer Jim Baldassare.

March 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
2014 Bistro Awards Red Carpet Highlights

2014 Bistro Awards Red Carpet Highlights

The 2014 Bistro Awards Red Carpet, hosted by Kevin Scott Hall and Tanya Holt and recorded at Gotham Comedy Club on March 4, 2014. Enjoy these interviews with the winners, creative team, and others attending the show!

March 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Highlights from the 29th Annual Bistro Awards on StageBuddy.com

Highlights from the 29th Annual Bistro Awards on StageBuddy.com

Don’t miss Stagebuddy.com’s recap of the 20143 Bistro Awards gala – click here to view the full article!

March 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

RECENT REVIEWS

Hedda Lettuce

Hedda Lettuce

Drag performer Hedda Lettuce has become somewhat of a legend around town, having hosted screenings of camp classics at Bow Tie Chelsea Cinemas on Thursdays (and sometimes Saturdays and holidays) for many years. The multi-talented entertainer has also hosted her Christmas special (formerly “Lettuce Rejoice,” this year billed simply as her Christmas Special) for many […]

December 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Celia Berk

Celia Berk

In her first New York solo engagement, Celia Berk opened her Metropolitan Room show, “You Can’t Rush Spring” (directed by Jeff Harnar), with “I’ve Been Waiting All My Life” (Billy Goldenberg, Alan & Marilyn Bergman). This song’s title was clearly chosen to help describe Berk’s professed long-held ambition to become a cabaret singer. She came off […]

December 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Jon Weber

Jon Weber

Anyone who has spent much time attending cabaret shows in New York City in recent years will likely be familiar with Jon Weber, who has worked as pianist and/or musical director for a number of other performers. I’ve come to appreciate his musical versatility, his good-natured professionalism in support of singers, his curiosity-filled smile, and […]

December 6, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Judi Mark

Judi Mark

It must be ever harder for cabaret performers to come up with a fresh theme for a show. Once the tributes to single (and singular) artists and composers have seemingly been exhausted, where does one go? Perhaps too often it’s to the autobiographical look back at the performer’s own life and the songs that either […]

December 4, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Sandra Bargman

Sandra Bargman

Entering through the house wearing a bonnet full of sunflowers and a long black coat over a black catsuit and boots, Sandra Bargman knew how to make an entrance and you got the feeling you were in for a very different kind of cabaret show. On that score, Bargman, a theatre veteran as well as […]

November 30, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

BISTRO PICKS

Hedda Lettuce

Hedda Lettuce

Metropolitan Room Sunday December 21, 7:00 pm Wednesday December 24, 7:00 pm New edition of her annual Christmas show. Don’t bring the kiddies.    

December 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment
Jon Weber

Jon Weber

Metropolitan Room Tuesday December 23, 7:00pm “From Joplin to Jarrett: 115 Years of Piano Jazz” (Also January 5 and 6)

November 23, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

SUBSCRIBE