Author Archive: Bistro Awards

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Cole Escola

Cole Escola

November 18, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Joe’s Pub Friday November 23, 7:00  pm Saturday November 24, 9:30 pm After a sold-out run this past summer, inspired comedy artist Cole Escola returns with two encore performances of Quick! Pretend I’m Asleep!, a wildly creative and hilarious evening of character vignettes. To read our review of this show, click here

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Dawn Derow

Dawn Derow

November 18, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

Beach Cafe Saturday November 24, 9:30 pm (dinner from 8:00 pm) Bistro- and MAC Award-winning vocalist celebrates her birthday with a program that straddles the two sides of her artistic palette: legit (opera, Broadway, Great American Songbook) and contemporary (pop, rock, original songs). She’s accompanied by two of the best musicians on the scene: musical […]

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The 29th New York Cabaret Convention

The 29th New York Cabaret Convention

October 16, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

The 29th edition of the New York Cabaret Convention, presented by the Mabel Mercer Foundation, took place October 9-12 at the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center. Penelope Thomas, Gerry Geddes, Robert Windeler, and Mark Dundas Wood covered the four nights for us. Following are their thoughts.     Cabaret Today! – by Penelope Thomas […]

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Deb Berman

Deb Berman

May 11, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Pangea Wednesday November 28, 7:00 pm Still Swingin’ Bistro Award-winning vocalist Deb Berman has the musical savvy and freedom of expression of a jazz singer, and a highly individual and eclectic approach that transcends genres. What’s more, on top of her considerable vocal and interpretive strengths, she has a winning presence and personality—and she’s very […]

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Amy Beth Williams

Amy Beth Williams

October 24, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t Tell Mama Friday November 30, Monday December 10; all at 7:00 pm One of the most incisive artists to grace the cabaret stage in the past twenty-five years presents her new show, Great Ladies, Great Songs. Among the singers whose songs are represented are Judy Garland, Eydie Gormé, Julie London, Jo Stafford, and Julie Wilson.. […]

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Deanna Kirk

Deanna Kirk

January 24, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Nomad Wednesdays 7:00 – 10:00 pm Bistro Award-winning jazz vocalist Deanna Kirk interprets songs with exquisite musicianship and a simplicity that is understated and at the same time eloquently expressive. She appears every Wednesday evening at this East Village restaurant; bar menu and full dinner menu available.

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Frances Ruffelle

Frances Ruffelle

March 20, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

The Green Room 42 Final performance: Saturday December 1, 7:00 pm Tony-winner for her performance as Éponine in Les Miz, Frances Ruffelle returns to The Green Room 42 in another extended engagement of her solo theatre piece Frances Ruffelle LIVEs in New York. It tells of the rise and fall of a romance, so of […]

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2018 ASCAP Outstanding Revue Award

2018 ASCAP Outstanding Revue Award

February 8, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

(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 […]

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2018 Winners 5

2018 Winners 5

February 6, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

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2018 Winners 4

2018 Winners 4

February 6, 2018 | By | Add a Comment

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