2019 Winners AnnouncedBuy Tickets

NEWS

Legendary Singer-Songwriter JUDY COLLINS Among the Honorees at the 34th ANNUAL BISTRO AWARDS Gala

Legendary Singer-Songwriter JUDY COLLINS Among the Honorees at the 34th ANNUAL BISTRO AWARDS Gala

Monday, March 11 at Gotham Comedy Club Frances Ruffelle, Lee Horwin, Luba Mason, and Sidney Myer Also Recognized Among the 15 Winners Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter and Grammy Hall-of-Famer Judy Collins will be honored, along with a diverse group of 14 other outstanding artists, at the 34th Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 11 at Gotham […]

January 30, 2019 | By | Add a Comment
Legendary Singer-Songwriter JUDY COLLINS to Receive the  2019 Bistro Award for Lifetime Achievement

Legendary Singer-Songwriter JUDY COLLINS to Receive the 2019 Bistro Award for Lifetime Achievement

Monday, March 11 at Gotham Comedy Club (New York City, Jan. 21, 2019) — Internationally acclaimed singer-songwriter and Grammy Hall-of-Famer, Judy Collins will be honored at the 34th Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 11, where she will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Awards’ highest honor, for her six decades […]

January 21, 2019 | By | Add a Comment
2018 ASCAP Outstanding Revue Award

2018 ASCAP Outstanding Revue Award

(New York City, February 7, 2018) — ASCAP, the performing rights organization and longtime sponsor of the Bistro Awards, annually gives its name to one of the Awards. This year, ASCAP has chosen the revue It Helps to Sing About It: Songs of Ben Schaechter & Dan Kael as the recipient of the ASCAP title in recognition […]

February 8, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
Actor-Singer-Dancer ANDRÉ De SHIELDS and Renowned Jazz Artist SHEILA JORDAN Among the Honorees at the 33rd ANNUAL BISTRO AWARDS GALA

Actor-Singer-Dancer ANDRÉ De SHIELDS and Renowned Jazz Artist SHEILA JORDAN Among the Honorees at the 33rd ANNUAL BISTRO AWARDS GALA

Monday, March 12, 6:30 pm at Gotham Comedy Club Marta Sanders, Shemekia Copeland, and Will and Peter Anderson Also Recognized Among the 15 Award Winners (New York City, January 31, 2018) —Tony and Drama Desk nominee and multi-Audelco Award winner André De Shields and internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist Sheila Jordan are among the artists who […]

January 31, 2018 | By | Add a Comment
SEE MORE NEWS
     

RECENT REVIEWS

Lynda Rodolitz

Lynda Rodolitz

In the show she performed in 2016, Lynda Rodolitz declared, convincingly, that she was “Off Her Rocker.” She underscores, maybe even expands, that comic assertion in her laugh-rich current show, Animal Magnetism (at Don’t Tell Mama, directed by Lennie Watts). In this musically sophisticated outing, she purports to solicit dating advice from the animal kingdom—by […]

February 21, 2019 | By | Add a Comment
Love Letters – Music of Thomas Hodges

Love Letters – Music of Thomas Hodges

Back in the heyday of New York City cabaret (or at least back in one of the heydays of New York City cabaret) I can remember wandering into a club and hearing Marc Shaiman accompany André De Shields or Ellen Greene or Annie Golden. I would go to see a hot new singer like Annie Hughes […]

February 18, 2019 | By | Add a Comment
Teresa Fischer

Teresa Fischer

In More Than You Know, her Rosemary Clooney tribute show at 53 Above, Teresa Fischer tells us that she has long been drawn to Clooney’s singing because of the warmth and clarity of her voice and her ability to make every lyric understandable. Happily, Fisher is able to replicate those positive qualities herself. It’s not […]

February 17, 2019 | By | Add a Comment
Charles Busch

Charles Busch

Charles Busch long ago conquered the stages of Off and Off-Off Broadway, often resplendent in gowns recalling the heyday of Hollywood leading ladies and delivering sparkling, campy, stinging, funny, dramatic words of his own devising. On occasion, over the years, he has explored the naked intimacy of the cabaret stage, frequently forgoing his womanly attire—although […]

February 14, 2019 | By | Add a Comment

BISTRO PICKS

Lisa Viggiano

Lisa Viggiano

Pangea Thursday February 21, 7:00 pm 2019 Bistro Award-winning vocalist returns with her superb tribute to Bruce Springsteen. As a songwriter, Springsteen is a combination of musician, poet, and storyteller; Viggiano handles all three elements masterfully. It’s quite possible that you’ll never hear a richer, more insightful, more moving, and more gripping interpretation of “Thunder […]

October 29, 2017 | By | Add a Comment
Nancy McGraw

Nancy McGraw

Laurie Beechman Theatre Friday February 22, 7:00 pm Sunday February 24, 1:00 pm In the Cool, Cool, Cool of the Evening One of our favorite singers returns to the cabaret stage with a program of songs with lyrics by Johnny Mercer. She exemplifies keen musicianship and on-the-mark lyric interpretation, and the Mercer material is a […]

February 12, 2019 | By | Add a Comment
Celia Berk

Celia Berk

Beach Cafe Saturday February 23, 9:30 pm (dinner from 8:00) Since she made her solo debut in 2014, multiple-award-winning vocalist Celia Berk has been delivering increasingly persuasive interpretations in the cabaret/lyric-driven musical idiom. This Beach Cafe engagement will be a preview of her new collaboration with jazz pianist Sean Gough. This is well worth checking […]

February 17, 2019 | By | Add a Comment