Author Archive: Bistro Awards

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Jazz in the City

Jazz in the City

September 19, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

The Duplex Thursdays October 19, November 16, December 21; 7:00 pm Historian and music aficionado Charles R. Hale narrates a musical tribute to the jazz scene in New York through personal recollections and anecdotes about the artists who made New York a world center for jazz. The evening features singer-pianist David Raleigh and his trio […]

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Barbara Brussell

Barbara Brussell

October 15, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t Tell Mama Friday October 20, 7:00 pm Los Angeles-based singer in a far-too-rare New York appearance. When Roy Sander saw Barbara Brussell in 1996, he wrote,”Once in a blue moon, an artist comes along whose talent is so striking that nothing less than shouting it from the rooftop will do.” This once-in-a-blue-moon artist went […]

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Save the date

Save the date

September 8, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

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Steve Ross

Steve Ross

October 15, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Birdland Monday October 23, 7:00 pm C’mon and Hear! One of our finest interpreters of classic popular music, singer-pianist Steve Ross, pays homage to one of our greatest songwriters, Irving Berlin. What could be finer or greater?

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Lavender Songs: A Queer Weimar Berlin Cabaret

Lavender Songs: A Queer Weimar Berlin Cabaret

November 3, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Pangea Final performance: Tuesday October 24, 7:00 pm Jeremy Lawrence returns with his program of songs that were originally written or performed by queer artists in Weimar era Berlin. This show is remarkable for the intelligence and skill with which the evening has been put together, Lawrence’s riveting performance, the strength and sensitivity of the […]

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A Life Behind Bars

A Life Behind Bars

April 18, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Laurie Beechman Theatre Remaining performances: Saturday October 28, 2:00 pm Monday November 6, 9:30 pm Actor/writer Dan Ruth’s solo show about his experiences working as a bartender in New York. Ruth is as fine an actor as he is a writer, and the evening is both funny and moving. For our review of this show, […]

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Ritt Henn

Ritt Henn

November 11, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t Tell Mama Saturday October 28; 7:00 pm A decade or so ago, this witty, smart, and appealingly skewed bassist-singer-songwriter did his first solo cabaret show, for which he garnered Bistro and MAC awards. He’s back with Songs from the Great American Rittbook, an evening of his original songs, directed by Barry Kleinbort.  On occasion, […]

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Dawn Derow

Dawn Derow

April 25, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Laurie Beechman Theatre Remaining shows: Saturday November 4, 2:00 pm Wednesday November 29, 7:00 pm Bistro Award-winning vocalist in her new show, My Ship – Songs from 1941. That year produced many great songs, and this gifted singer-actress is the ideal person to present them. Also on hand are Tom Hubbard on bass and Daniel […]

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2017 Photos 5

2017 Photos 5

March 16, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

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2017 photos 4

2017 photos 4

March 16, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

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