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Liz Callaway Performance at the 35th Bistro Awards

Liz Callaway Performance at the 35th Bistro Awards

April 26, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Liz Callaway here singing “The Story Goes On,” from Maltby & Shire’s “Baby” that ran on Broadway from 1983-1984 with a book by Sybille Pearson and directed by Maltby. Callaway played “Lizzie,” one of the leads. Alex Rybeck accompanies.

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Sally Mayes Performance at the 35th Bistro Awards

Sally Mayes Performance at the 35th Bistro Awards

April 26, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Sally Mayes, another original cast member of Maltby & Shire’s four-hander Closer Than Ever, performing “Miss Byrd,” a song that has become practically identified with the singer. Alex Rybeck accompanies. “Closer Than Ever” was originally conceived as Next Time Now! at Eighty Eight’s, before expanding to become Closer Than Ever and presented at the Williamstown […]

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Lynne Wintersteller Performance at the 35th Bistro Awards

Lynne Wintersteller Performance at the 35th Bistro Awards

April 26, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Lynne Wintersteller, one of the original cast members of Maltby & Shire’s Closer Than Ever, sings “Life Story” from that show as part of the Bistro Awards’ tribute to the songwriting team on March 9 at the 35th annual Bistro Awards gala evening. Richard Maltby and David Shire are known for their story songs and […]

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Charlotte Maltby Performance at the 35th Bistro Awards

Charlotte Maltby Performance at the 35th Bistro Awards

April 19, 2020 | By | Add a Comment

Charlotte Maltby sings “Autumn,” one of the first songs written by Richard Maltby and David Shire for a musical version of “Cyrano de Bergerac” while they were still students at Yale. It eventually became part of “Starting Here, Starting Now” which premiered at the cabaret space at Manhattan Theatre Club in 1977, and then transferred […]

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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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