Bistro Picks

A Life Behind Bars

A Life Behind Bars

April 18, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Laurie Beechman Theatre Tuesdays April 25, May 9; 7:00 pm Wednesday May 17, 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 as funny as it is moving. For our review of […]

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Wendy Scherl

Wendy Scherl

April 21, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Metropolitan Room Friday April 28, Thursday May 11, Tuesday May 23, Thursday June 15; 7:00 pm Two years ago, vocalist Wendy Scherl returned to the cabaret stage after a hiatus of 18 years. She followed that up with taking first runner-up in last year’s MetroStar talent challenge, displaying impressive vocal and interpretive skills. Now she […]

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Lucille Carr-Kaffashan

Lucille Carr-Kaffashan

May 1, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t Tell Mama Saturday April 29, Thursday May 4; 7:00 pm “Unwritten – Celebrating 21st Century Female Singer-Songwriters” A return engagement of vocalist Lucille Carr-Kaffashan’s Bistro Award-winning show. It pays tribute to the work of such diverse singer-songwriters as Adele, Annie Lennox, Sara Bareilles, Susan Werner, Meghan Trainor, and Tracy Chapman—women in their early 20s […]

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Kim Maresca

Kim Maresca

April 21, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Feinstein’s/54 Below Wednesday May 3, 9:30 pm Before she departs these shores for a London production of her NYC hit, Ruthless! The Musical, singer Kim Maresca returns to Feinstein’s/54 Below, this time accompanied by a trio led by musical director,Alex Rybeck and directed by Dan Foster. Sure to remain from her previous, highly entertaining appearance […]

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Karen Mason

Karen Mason

February 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t Tell Mama Sundays and Mondays, May 7 – 29; 7:00 pm Karen’s show “Mason at Mama’s in March,” was such a hit in its original run and in its encore presentation, that she’s scheduled another run, this time in May.  The evening features fresh arrangements of classics, new songs, and music she and her […]

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David Baida

David Baida

March 5, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Metropolitan Room Final performance: Monday May 8, 7:00 pm Winner of Last year’s MetroStar Talent Challenge, David Baida makes his solo cabaret debut in Unexpected Surprise, a program of songs from a variety of genres, sprinkled with anecdotes. With a solid background in theatre (he’s currently in On Your Feet on Broadway, and he’s an award […]

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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 Run extended: Mondays May 22 & June 19;  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 […]

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