Bistro Picks

Wendy Scherl

Wendy Scherl

April 21, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Metropolitan Room 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 returns to the Metropolitan Room with […]

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Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway

Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway

June 30, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t Tell Mama Friday May 26 , 7:00 pm Ricky Ritzel presents the next edition of 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 with each […]

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Karen Mason

Karen Mason

February 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Don’t Tell Mama Final performances: Sunday and Monday, May 28 & 29; 7:00 pm Karen’s 2016 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 and with a new version of the show. Like last year’s […]

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A Life Behind Bars

A Life Behind Bars

April 18, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Laurie Beechman Theatre Added performance: Tuesday June 6, 7:00 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 this show, click here

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Deb Berman

Deb Berman

May 11, 2017 | By | Add a Comment

Metropolitan Room Thursday June 8; 7:00 pm Bistro Award-winning singer brings back her quite wonderful 2010 show All in Good Time, accompanied by musical director Sean Harkness on guitar. In addition to being a highly individual jazz singer, she has a winning presence and personality–and she’s very funny. To read our review of this show, […]

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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: Monday 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 sensitivity of the […]

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