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Love Is in the News on Valentine’s Day

Love Is in the News on Valentine’s Day

(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 […]

February 14, 2017 | By | Add a Comment
32nd Annual Bistro Awards Winners Announced!

32nd Annual Bistro Awards Winners Announced!

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 […]

January 29, 2017 | By | Add a Comment
Rock and Roll Diva DARLENE LOVE to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala

Rock and Roll Diva DARLENE LOVE to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards Gala

Monday, March 13, 6:30 pm at Gotham Comedy Club (New York City, January 26, 2017) —Pop icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Darlene Love will be honored at the 32nd Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 13, where she will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Awards’ highest honor, […]

January 26, 2017 | By | Add a Comment
The 32nd Annual Bistro Awards

The 32nd Annual Bistro Awards

Check soon for more info.

January 13, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

 

 

RECENT REVIEWS

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The musical revue is a durable genre—and why shouldn’t it be? A link of sorts between a standard cabaret show and a musical play, the revue is a straightforward way of showcasing the work of emerging songwriters as well as of performers. The careers of such talents as Rodgers & Hart, Comden & Green, Jerry Herman, Eartha […]

February 15, 2017 | By | Add a Comment
Marta Sanders

Marta Sanders

A deft three-song medley of “Follow Me” (Lerner & Loewe), “Gotta Move” (Peter Matz), and “The Gypsy in My Soul” (Clay Boland, Moe Jaffe) perfectly sets up the trip that is Marta Sanders’s current show at the Laurie Beechman Theatre. Her longevity as both a person and a performer could have allowed her to rely solely […]

February 14, 2017 | By | Add a Comment
Jana Robbins

Jana Robbins

When this show was previously done at Feinstein’s/54 Below, it was called “I’m Still Here!” but for this second outing at the club, it was newly named “Jana Robbins Returns!” Both titles turn out to be apt enough. After all, by her own upfront admission, she’s been a New York-based singer and actress for some […]

February 14, 2017 | By | Add a Comment
Billy Lykken

Billy Lykken

The provocative title of Billy Lykken’s recent show at the Metropolitan Room, “Sacred Monster,” refers to the posters of various music divas, like Bette Midler and Whitney Houston, that used to hang on his walls when he was growing up as, in his words, “a Filipino Viking.” It’s an intriguing premise for a show: exploring […]

February 12, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

BISTRO PICKS

Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway

Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway

Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway Don’t Tell Mama Thursday February 23 , 7:00 pm Ricky Ritzel presents the next edition in his delightful MAC Award-winning series. The series is fashioned after Sylvia Fine Kaye’s “Musical Comedy Tonight” PBS programs from the ’70s, with each show highlighting songs and stories from a  handful of Broadway musicals. The cast changes […]

June 30, 2015 | By | Add a Comment
Marta Sanders

Marta Sanders

Laurie Beechman Theatre Final performance: Saturday February 25; 7:00 pm A while back, singer Marta Sanders was one of the bright lights on the New York cabaret scene, appearing often and drawing large audiences. She’s performed less frequently in recent years, but the very good news is that she’s back and, as the saying goes, better […]

February 6, 2017 | By | Add a Comment