Musician Paul Shaffer, Performer Maurice Hines, Artist-Activist Justin Vivian Bond and Comic Jim David Set as Presenters at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards (New York City, March 2, 2017) — Veteran entertainer Maurice Hines, “trans-genre” artist Justin Vivian Bond, comedian Jim David, and musician Paul Shaffer have been set as presenters at the 32nd annual […]
(New York City, February 14. 2017) — The Bistro Awards Committee is pleased to announce that ASCAP, the performing rights association and longtime Title Sponsor of the Bistro Awards, has just chosen to lend its name to the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award being presented to Darlene Love at the 32nd Annual awards gala on […]
Rock and Roll Diva DARLENE LOVE and Singer-Actress CAROL WOODS Among the Honorees at the 32nd ANNUAL BISTRO AWARDS GALA Monday, March 13, 6:30 pm at Gotham Comedy Club Jazz Singer Spider Saloff, Vocalist-Recording Artist Natalie Douglas, and Actor/Musical Improv Artist Jason Kravits Among the 16 Award Winners (New York City, January 30, 2017) — Rock […]
Early on in her show at Don’t Tell Mama, Still Exactly Where I Belong, Deborah Stone sings a pairing of Jerome Kern and Johnny Mercer’s “I’m Old Fashioned” and Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt’s “Simple Little Things.” The first of these numbers seems to define this performer well. And I don’t mean that in a […]
Those of us who are fans of both the Monkees songbook and Broadway show tunes are twice blessed by the current Micky Dolenz show at Feinstein’s/54 Below (co-directed by Van Dean and Dolenz himself). Some fifty years on, Dolenz is still best known as the lead singer of The Monkees, a “Fab Four” group manufactured […]
Broadway “Boozy” Brunch is a great idea—a hybrid of Sunday afternoon brunch, late night piano bar, and full-fledged cabaret revue. That’s what Don’t Tell Mama is offering on Sundays at noon and again at 2:00PM. Patrick DeGennaro oversees the festivities, playing piano with his accustomed mastery and providing vocals, both solo and in tandem with […]
Amy Friedl Stoner’s Dreamchaser at the Metropolitan Room was one of the most stylish, assured, intelligent, entertaining New York cabaret debuts I have had the pleasure to witness. Using an inspired and well-thought-out program of songs spanning Broadway, the Great American Songbook, country, folk, and contemporary, she filtered all selections through a singular vision and […]
Pangea Remaining performances: Wednesdays March 29, April 5; 7:30 pm American actress-singer Gay Marshall’s charming show about living and working in Paris. Her song interpretations are authoritative, and her English translations of French lyrics are so strong they score on their own terms. With musical director Ian Herman on piano.
Joe’s Pub Tuesday-Sunday 7:00 pm Sundays 1:00pm; Saturday April 8, 1:00pm Through April 9 A musical fantasy about setting up home in outer space. Fresh and imaginative in concept, it has been brought to life with a combination of theatrical savvy and theatrical magic. A memorable experience. To read our review, click here
Metropolitan Room Final performance: Friday April 7; 7:00 pm The great lady returns with an encore engagement of her latest show, “Body and Soul.” It features songs by such writers as Eubie Blake, Johnny Green, Randy Newman, Frank Sinatra, the Gershwins, and Johnny Mercer. She will be accompanied by Ian Herman on piano.