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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire

April 19, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire are one of the longest-running musical theatre partnerships in Broadway history, celebrating more than 50 years of musical accomplishments that include Baby, Big, Closer Than Ever, and Starting Here, Starting Now. The pair were honored with the Bistro Award’s top honor, the 2020 Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, presented […]

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Elizabeth Ward Land

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Elizabeth Ward Land

June 4, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

New to cabaret, Elizabeth Ward Land impressed us with her tribute to Linda Ronstadt in her show Still Within the Sound of My Voice: The Songs of Linda Ronstadt. See for yourself how remarkable she is as she sings Ronstadt’s “Someone to Lay Down Beside Me.”

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Lorna Dallas

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Lorna Dallas

May 11, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

West End stage, television, and concert artist, Lorna Dallas, received the 2020 Bistro Award for Consummate Cabaret Artistry. Here, singing Irving Berlin’s ‘There’s No Business Like Show Business,” she demonstrates exactly why she has earned this honor.

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Sean Harkness, Lina Koutrakos, and Marcus Simeone

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Sean Harkness, Lina Koutrakos, and Marcus Simeone

April 8, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Sean Harkness, Lina Koutrakos, and Marcus Simeone, who tougher form the group Clearly Now, are the Bistro Award’s recipient in the category of Musical Group. Hear them do their own twist on a John Lennon-Paul McCartney classic, “With A Little Help From My Friends.”

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Charles Busch

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Charles Busch

June 8, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Charles Busch is a playwright, actor, director, drag icon, and singer, and for his combined talents he received the 2020 Bistro Award for Creative Artistry. Listen for yourself just how creative he can be as he gives new relevancy to “Those Were the Days” (Gene Raskin, English lyric based on Boris Fomin music, Konstantin Podrevsky […]

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Michele Brourman

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Michele Brourman

April 12, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Recipient of the 2020 Bistro Award for Outstanding Singer-Songwriter-Musical Director, Michele Brourman has had a wide-ranging career in music including songs for more than 18 animated features for Universal Studios. Her song”My Favorite Year” (co-written with Karen Gottlieb) has become a cabaret standard, recorded by many cabaret luminaries, but here she is presenting it herself.

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Aisha de Haas

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Aisha de Haas

April 5, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Here’s Aisha de Haas, the Bistro Award’s 2020 Outstanding Jazz Artist, singing “Just Squeeze Me (But Please Don’t Tease Me”) (Duke Ellington / Lee Gaines).

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Gabrielle Stravelli

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Gabrielle Stravelli

April 5, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Gabrielle Stravelli, who won the 2008 Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award for a performer-on-the-rise, the 2015 Bistro for Outstanding Jazz Artist, and the 2020 Bistro Award for Outstanding Recording for Pick Up My Pieces: Gabrielle Stravelli Sings Willie Nelson. Watch her here singing “Karma Medley” (“Blame It on the Times/Little Old Fashioned Karma/Nobody Slides, My […]

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The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Jack Bartholet

The 2020 Honoree Roll Call: Jack Bartholet

April 4, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Presenting Jack Bartholet, winner of the 2020 Ira Eaker Special Achievement Award, singing “Lady With A Song” (written by Ethel Merman and Rodger Edens. performed by Merman); “Lavender Song” (Mischa Spoliansky, Kurt Schwabach. English translation by Jeremy Lawrence).

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Qu’est-ce que c’est cabaret?

Qu’est-ce que c’est cabaret?

November 2, 2016 | By | Add a Comment

Qu’est-ce que c’est cabaret? was the topic of a panel discussion featuring top cabaret performers (from l. to r.) Kim David Smith, Laurie Krauz, Klea Blackhurst,, and Jeff Harnar, and moderated by Bistro Award Committee member Gerry Geddes. It was part of the three-day conference for the American Theatre Critics Association that Bistro Awards producer […]

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