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Spotlight: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Performing March 4

Spotlight: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Performing March 4

February 18, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Dee Dee Bridgewater is one of the 10 past Bistro Award winners who will be performing at the 30th annual gala March 4th. A New York fixture on the jazz scene since 1970, Dee Dee Bridgewater is a consummate and versatile artist who has racked up awards — a Tony Award as best featured actress […]

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Dee Dee Bridgewater, Marilyn Maye, John Fugelsang, Mary Testa Appearing at 30th Bistro Awards Gala

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Marilyn Maye, John Fugelsang, Mary Testa Appearing at 30th Bistro Awards Gala

February 17, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

When cabaret’s oldest award, the Bistro Awards, turns 30 on Wednesday, March 4, ten honorees from the past will be appearing, in addition to the 11 2015 award winners. In alphabetical order, the past Bistro Award winners at the 30th annual bash include: Aaron Lee Battle, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Darius de Haas, John Fugelsang, Rita Gardner, […]

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I Made Myself An Album: Twitter Transcript

I Made Myself An Album: Twitter Transcript

February 14, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

2015 Bistro Award winners Stearns Matthews, Marissa Mulder, Eric Comstock and other cabaret artists chat about their albums — how to choose material, how you use the recording to draw attention to yourself as a live performer, studio album vs. live album, etc. [View the story “Cabaret Artists: I Made Myself An Album” on Storify] […]

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Breaking Into Cabaret: Transcript of Chat by Celia Berk, Joshua Dixon and Surprise Guest Natalie Douglas

Breaking Into Cabaret: Transcript of Chat by Celia Berk, Joshua Dixon and Surprise Guest Natalie Douglas

February 6, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

2015 Bistro Award winners Celia Berk and Joshua Dixon chat about breaking into cabaret. An edited (and slightly reordered) transcript follows: [View the story “Breaking Into Cabaret: Bistro Awards winners Celia Berk, Joshua Dixon, Natalie Douglas” on Storify] “Celia Berk proved that one’s ‘second act’ can be most satisfying, that singing was her destiny,” Melody […]

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Cabaret 101 With Gabrielle Stravelli: Twitter Chat Transcript

Cabaret 101 With Gabrielle Stravelli: Twitter Chat Transcript

February 3, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Read the first #BistroAwards Twitter chat, with 2015 winner Gabrielle Stravelli, joined by fellow winners Celia Berk, Shana Farr, and Stearns Matthews. [View the story “Cabaret 101: Gabrielle Stravelli ” on Storify]

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Jensen Joins with Mayes to Tribute Bistro’s  30th

Jensen Joins with Mayes to Tribute Bistro’s 30th

February 1, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Singer-songwriter-musical director Rick Jensen has joined up with actress and cabaret and concert singer Sally Mayes to write a song, specially for the 30th Anniversary of the Bistro Awards. Both are past Bistro winners (Jensen won in 1988; Mayes in 1987), and both have strong roots in the cabaret community.

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PRESS RELEASE: 2015 Winners Announced!

PRESS RELEASE: 2015 Winners Announced!

January 27, 2015 | By | Add a Comment

Carol Fredette and Lillias White are among the winners to be honored at the 30th ANNUAL BISTRO AWARDS GALA Wednesday, March 4, 6:30 pm / Gotham Comedy Club Jason Graae to Host A special lineup of past Bistro Award-winning artists will help celebrate three decades of cabaret’s oldest award (New York City, January 29, 2015) […]

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Ben Vereen at the 2014 Bistro Awards

Ben Vereen at the 2014 Bistro Awards

April 22, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Watch Lifetime Achievement Award winner Ben Vereen perform “Here’s to Life” at the 2014 Bistro Awards!

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Ben Vereen interviewed by Tonya Pinkins

Ben Vereen interviewed by Tonya Pinkins

March 10, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Multi-award-winning actress singer Tonya Pinkins interviewed Ben Vereen for the Bistro Awards. TP: You are legendary. Who do you emulate and say, “I’ll steal a little of this and a little of that?” BV: Oscar Brown Jr—I love Oscar, Little Jimmy Scott, Carmen McRae. These are my cats. Charles Aznavour!   TP: I don’t think […]

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Photos: 2014 Bistro Awards

Photos: 2014 Bistro Awards

March 7, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Memorable Moments Captured by Photographer Jim Baldassare.

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