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Sunday, March 1, 2015

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!
Please Note: We will only list events we deem as cabaret-style in the Jazz Clubs starting March 1, 2015


SAN FRANCISCO: PAULA WEST IN EXTENDED RUN AT FEINSTEIN'S
A MARCH IS CABARET MONTH EVENT

After a sold out run in 2014, Paula West returns to FEINSTEIN'S AT THE NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 866-663-1063) for another winter residency with an all new show featuring an ecletic mix of songs from memorable jazz standards by Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart to contemporary American classics by Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. Performances are Thursdays through Sundays, February 12th through March 22nd = at 8:00 pm on Thursdays & Fridays, and 7:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. There is an additional late night performance on Valentine's Day, February 14th at 10:00 pm. Paula West is a Bay Area favorite, known for her rich and powerful contralto voice. She has released four CDs including "Temptation" (1997) "Restless" (1999) "Come What May" (2001) and "Live at Jazz Standard" (2012). West performs across the Country as well as internationally and has shared stages with Rosemary Clooney, Jimmy Scott, Oscar Brown Jr. Freddy Cole, Mose Allison, Mavis Staples and Dave Frishberg. She has been the featured vocalist with Wynton Marsalis at Jazz at Lincoln Center, performed at the White House and had a sold out debut at the Maison de la Musique in Paris. She'll be joined onstage by her four piece band that includes Adam Schulman and Bruce Barth on piano, Barak Mori and John Witala on bass, Ed Cherry on guitar and Jerome Jennings on drums and, together, they will take their Feinstein's audiences on a musical journey through the ages. There is a $35-$50 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.

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CABARET IN THE JAZZ CLUBS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET IN THE JAZZ CLUBS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!
Please Note: We will only list events we deem as cabaret-style in the Jazz Clubs starting March 1, 2015


NYC: BIRDLAND JAZZ PARTY With NATALIE DOUGLAS - EVERY SUNDAY
A MARCH IS CABARET MONTH EVENT

Natalie Douglas takes over the reins of the internationally renowned Birdland Jazz Club's "Jazz Party With Natalie Douglas" beginning Sunday, January 18th at 6:00 pm at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) . Joining Douglas will be her band, led by longtime musical director Mark Hartman. "Jazz Party" has most recently been hosted by Grammy-nominated vocalist Jane Monheit. Douglas, the seven-time MAC Award, Backstage Bistro Award and Nightlife Award Winner, has garnered rave reviews for her unique mix of jazz, blues, standards, pop, folk and country music. This past June, she received the 2014 Margaret Whiting Award onstage at Carnegie Hall from the Mabel Mercer Foundation & My Ideal Music. In September 2014, Natalie's portrait was added to the Birdland Jazz Club Wall of Fame. Her recent performances include concerts across the U.S. (Carnegie Hall, Birdland, Cafe Carlyle, and The Appel Room - formerly The Allen Room - at Lincoln Center) and across three continents (Montenegro, Greece, Corsica, Puerto Vallarta, London, Buenos Aires, Cancun & Germany.) In a Greenwich Village tradition, she also performs an annual New Year's Eve collaboration with Mark Hartman at the Duplex. Her solo recordings include her debut CD, Not That Different - which was nominated for a 2000 MAC Award for Outstanding Recording - and To Nina ... Live At Birdland, a concert recording of her one-woman show, To Nina: A Tribute to Nina Simone. Both CDs, available at iTunes and other outlets, continue to be featured on NPR and Sirius XM Radio. She also appears on Fine and Dandy for PS Classics and Broadway By The Year: 1940 on Bayview Records. Natalie is also an actor and can be seen in the feature film "The Camera's Eye," has appeared on ABC's "Cupid," and in many theatrical productions, including The People vs. Mona, Thalia Follies, theATrainplays (series 5-22) with The Neighborhood Playhouse, Hillside in Hell with 13th Street Rep and was a featured soloist at the York Theatre Company's benefit production of Children Of Eden at Riverside Church. There is a $30 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

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CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!
Please Note: We will only list events we deem as cabaret-style in the Jazz Clubs starting March 1, 2015


NYC: MASON AT MAMA'S IN MARCH
A MARCH IS CABARET MONTH EVENT

Way back in 1982 (8 years BC - 8 years before CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE) DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) opened in the Manhattan Theater District on Restaurant Row. Two legendary cabaret stars opened the room - Karen Mason and the late Nancy LaMott. And now, 32 years later, Karon Mason returns for MARCH IS CABARET MONTH with her show MASON at MAMA'S in MARCH! Karen will perform every Sunday and Monday in March at 7:00 pm starting on Sunday & Monday, March 1st 7 2nd. Karen's new show features fresh arrangements of classics, new songs and music she and her longtime composer/ arranger Brian Lasser performed in the early days at Mama's. Musical Director is Christopher Denny and the show is directed by Barry Kleinbort. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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NYC: SUZANNE DRESSLER IS NOT MARRIED WITH CHILDREN
A MARCH IS CABARET MONTH EVENT

Suzanne Dressler brings her show 'Not Married With Children' to THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440 - http://www.metropolitanroom.com/) on Sunday, March 1st at 7:00 pm. Suzanne has performed across the country in regional theatre, national tours and in NYC at the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Musical Theatre Festival and the Fringe Festival, among others. She has participated in the Metropolitan Room's Broadway on 22nd Series and was a soloist at the Laurie Beechman in May for the annual Cabaret Cares benefit. Directed by Eric Ulloa. Music Direction by Eddie Schnecker. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: BETWEEN THE COVERS FEATURING ANASTASIA AND BLAISE
A MARCH IS CABARET MONTH EVENT

Anastasia and Blaise present an intimate show that elegantly and seductively intertwines alternative rock covers, burlesque numbers, and brilliant original music at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Sunday, March 1st at 9:30 pm. They bring a full spectacle, with costumes and dramatic sound, creating a whole new style of entertainment to the local area; a true tour de force of emotion and story telling! Their show is a clever showcase of how two worlds and two cultures converge into a unique show unlike anything out there! Eleven years ago, Anastasia immigrated to America to pursue her lifelong career and creative goal of becoming a professional music artist - writing, recording, performing, and hopefully achieving commercial success from, her original music. From a young age she trained and performed extensively as a classical pianist and a dancer, and by the time she was in the University she was writing, recording and performing her original pop and rock music from her debut Russian album. However, she knew that the real opportunity was in America --which is the market and culture that has been the home of so much music and so many music artists that she has admired. Since coming to this country, Anastasia has collaborated with songwriters, recorded with a Grammy-winning music producer, and performed at the Rainbow Room and many obscure venues --all in her efforts to learn more about the craft and creativity of the American-style pop and rock music. Blaise, raised in Monmouth county, NJ, crafted his musical and creative stylings in New York City. There he immersed himself in the worlds of music, burlesque, and performance art, resulting in the artist he is today. He has released his debut album, Dirrty Pretty Thing, as well as a follow up remix album. He has performed both of his albums all over the tristate area.

NYC: SUZANNE DRESSLER IS NOT MARRIED WITH CHILDREN
A MARCH IS CABARET MONTH EVENT

Suzanne Dressler brings her show 'Not Married With Children' to THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Sunday, March 1st at 7:00 pm. Suzanne has performed across the country in regional theatre, national tours and in NYC at the Metropolitan Opera, the New York Musical Theatre Festival and the Fringe Festival, among others. She has participated in the Metropolitan Room's Broadway on 22nd Series and was a soloist at the Laurie Beechman in May for the annual Cabaret Cares benefit. Directed by Eric Ulloa. Music Direction by Eddie Schnecker. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: ALTAR BOYZ CELEBRATION AT 54 BELOW

March 1, 2015 marks the 10th anniversary of Altar Boyz opening off-Broadway and to celebrate 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) is bringing back a multitude of boys to perform their hit songs on Sunday, March 1st at 9:30 & 11:30 pm. Starring dozens of Altar Boyz alumni, including original cast members, as well as special appearances by creators Gary Adler, Kevin Del Aguila, and Michael Patrick Walker. Join us for this one night only event to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of the smash hit Altar Boyz. Music directed by Jason Loffredo. Produced by Shoshana Feinstein. Featuring: Andrew Call, Jim Daly, Mitch Dean, Tim Dolan, Ryan Duncan, James Royce Edwards, Carlos L. Encinias, Neil Haskell, David Josefsberg, Andy Karl, Kevin Kern, Joey Khoury, Kyle Dean Massey, Tyler Maynard, Travis Nesbitt, Mauricio Perez, Ryan J. Ratliff, Nick Sanches and Daniel Torres. There is a $40-$85 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: MASON AT MAMA'S IN MARCH

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: MASON AT MAMA'S IN MARCH

Way back in 1982 (8 years BC - 8 years before CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE) DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) opened in the Manhattan Theater District on Restaurant Row. Two legendary cabaret stars opened the room - Karen Mason and the late Nancy LaMott. And now, 32 years later, Karon Mason returns for MARCH IS CABARET MONTH with her show MASON at MAMA'S in MARCH! Karen will perform every Sunday and Monday in March at 7:00 pm starting on Sunday & Monday, March 1st & 2nd. Karen's new show features fresh arrangements of classics, new songs and music she and her longtime composer/ arranger Brian Lasser performed in the early days at Mama's. Musical Director is Christopher Denny and the show is directed by Barry Kleinbort. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
 CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT


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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: ROBIN'S NEST - A BENEFIT FOR HELPUSADOPT.COM

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: ROBIN'S NEST - A BENEFIT FOR HELPUSADOPT.COM
FEATURED CABARET BENEFIT EVENT

Robin Westle is hosting a benefit for Helpusadopt.org on Sunday, March 1st at 7:00 pm at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909). Directed by Eric Michael Gillett the show features Robin Westle (Host and Performer), Eric Michael Gillett (Director and Performer), La Tanya Hall (Special Guest Star) plus Andy Milne (Special Guest Star), Billie Roe (Multi-Award Winner), Stephen Mitchell Brown, Patrick Dwyer,Victoria Sorrentino, and Leah Jennings. Musical Director is Tracy Stark with Matt Scharfglass on Bass and Jonathan Kantor on Reeds. Helpusadopt.org is a national non-profit 501(c)(3) financial assistance grant program providing qualified couples and individuals with grants of up to $15,000 towards their domestic, international, foster, or special needs adoption expenses. Ms. Westle has recently joined the organization's board of directors. Through the generous contributions of donors, Helpusadopt.org is able to assist others in overcoming the financial obstacles they face when seeking to adopt. Helpusadopt.org's average grant is approximately $8,500 and since the organization's launch in 2007, Helpusadopt.org has helped to build 134 families by awarding over $1,000,000 in total adoption grants. For more information, please see their web site at Helpusadopt.org. There is a $25 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.
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FEATURED SUNDAY BRUNCH EVENTS TODAY FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

FEATURED SUNDAY BRUNCH EVENTS TODAY FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

Every Sunday I list Brunch Events on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE and post the listings on FaceBook, Google+ and Twitter, as well as on the CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE BLOG and my own TUMBLR blog. Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! 


NYC: SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH GABRIELLE STRAVELLI
MARCH IS CABARET MONTH

Bistro Award winning vocalist, Gabrielle Stravelli, returns with her Sunday Brunch show on March 1st at LE PESCADEUX (90 Thompson Street, NYC - 212-966-0021), a French restaurant in the heart of Soho. They will play three sets from 12:30 to 4:00 pm. She will be joined by Saul Rubin on guitar and Pat O'Leary on bass in this charming boite that offers a great, well-priced menu and cozy atmosphere. Award-winning vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal following through her unique take on material from the new American songbook as well as classic standards by artists as varied as Pink Floyd and Duke Ellington, Dolly Parton and Johnny Mercer. A trained actor, Gabrielle has a soulful sensitivity for the story in the lyric. Gabrielle has performed on stages from Amsterdam to New York including Carnegie Hall, Iridium Jazz Club, Birdland, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Reservations are strongly suggested. No cover, no minimum. 

TORONTO: SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH PATRICK HEWAN
MARCH IS CABARET MONTH

Pianist, composer/ lyricist/ librettist/ comic Eli Pasic will perform at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Sundays in March from 12-noon to 3:00 pm as part of the clubs Sunday Brunch series. Patrick Hewan is a rising star in the Toronto Jazz scene whose energetic virtuosic playing captivates and moves his audiences. He draws on the vast vocabulary of the legendary jazz pianists who came before him and adds his own spirit and passion to create a unique sound and style. Drawing heavily on influences such as: Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett, Hiromi Uehara, Oscar Peterson, and Phineas Newborn while studying under the tutelage of legendary pianists such as Mark Eisenman, Brian Dickinson, Richard Whiteman, Robi Botos, and Hilario Duran it's no secret where Patrick developed his unique, high-octane style that still clearly adheres to the art forms tradition. Patrick began studying classical piano at the age of four and was later introduced to the saxophone where he developed a great love for jazz music. His education includes York University and Humber College and he is a recipient of the Berklee World Tour Scholarship for both sax and piano. There is a $5 cover.

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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN LONDON: BARB JUNGR AT THE CRAZY COQS

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN LONDON: BARB JUNGR AT THE CRAZY COQS

Barb Jungr presents her second Sunday residency of 2015 at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) on Sunday, March 1st at 7:00 pmOn March 1st, Barb performs with a very special guest - much-loved comedian and elder statesman of the double entendre, Julian Clary. Barb recently completed another triumphant run of sell-out shows in the USA. Over the past few years, the British chanteuse has been wowing critics and audiences alike at home and abroad with her insightful, intelligent interpretations of well-loved songs in her powerful, often witty performance style. Don't miss one of Britain's best-kept secrets live on her home turf. Call for cover/minimum information.
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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: MASON AT MAMA'S SUNDAYS & MONDAYS IN MARCH

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: MASON AT MAMA'S SUNDAYS & MONDAYS IN MARCH

Way back in 1982 (8 years BC - 8 years before CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE) DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) opened in the Manhattan Theater District on Restaurant Row. Two legendary cabaret stars opened the room - Karen Mason and the late Nancy LaMott. And now, 32 years later, Karon Mason returns for MARCH IS CABARET MONTH with her show MASON at MAMA'S in MARCH! Karen will perform every Sunday and Monday in March at 7:00 pm starting on Sunday & Monday, March 1st & 2nd. Karen's new show features fresh arrangements of classics, new songs and music she and her longtime composer/ arranger Brian Lasser performed in the early days at Mama's. Musical Director is Christopher Denny and the show is directed by Barry Kleinbort. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. 
 CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT

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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: CABARET JUBILATION CELEBRATING MARCH IS CABARET MONTH

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: CABARET JUBILATION CELEBRATING MARCH IS CABARET MONTH
A MARCH IS CABARET MONTH EVENT

THE METROPOLITAN ROOM(34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) is celebrating MARCH IS CABARET MONTH every Sunday in March (4 Shows, 4 Themes, 4 Casts, 4 Musical Directors, 4 Weeks) at 4:00 pm with CABARET JUBILATION. This Sunday, March 1st, to kick off the month, the show is called "It's a Love-Hate Thing" and features Corinna Sowers-Adler, Kevin Dozier, Donna Hayes*, Rosemary Loar & T Oliver Reid! The show is hosted by Adam Shapiro with Musical Direction by Barry Levitt. There is a $22.50 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: ROBIN'S NEST - A BENEFIT FOR HELPUSADOPT.COM

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: ROBIN'S NEST - A BENEFIT FOR HELPUSADOPT.COM
FEATURED CABARET BENEFIT EVENT

Robin Westle is hosting a benefit for Helpusadopt.org on Sunday, March 1st at 7:00 pm at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909). Directed by Eric Michael Gillett the show features Robin Westle (Host and Performer), Eric Michael Gillett (Director and Performer), La Tanya Hall (Special Guest Star) plus Andy Milne (Special Guest Star), Billie Roe (Multi-Award Winner), Stephen Mitchell Brown, Patrick Dwyer,Victoria Sorrentino, and Leah Jennings. Musical Director is Tracy Stark with Matt Scharfglass on Bass and Jonathan Kantor on Reeds. Helpusadopt.org is a national non-profit 501(c)(3) financial assistance grant program providing qualified couples and individuals with grants of up to $15,000 towards their domestic, international, foster, or special needs adoption expenses. Ms. Westle has recently joined the organization's board of directors. Through the generous contributions of donors, Helpusadopt.org is able to assist others in overcoming the financial obstacles they face when seeking to adopt. Helpusadopt.org's average grant is approximately $8,500 and since the organization's launch in 2007, Helpusadopt.org has helped to build 134 families by awarding over $1,000,000 in total adoption grants. For more information, please see their web site at Helpusadopt.org. There is a $25 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.
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Saturday, February 28, 2015

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!


PALM SPRINGS, CA: RANDY ROBERTS LIVE AT THE COPA

Randy Roberts performs at THE COPA (244 East Amado Road, Palm Springs CA - 760-866-0021) on Friday & Saturday, February 27th & 28th at 8:00 pm. From the moment he walks onstage, Randy Roberts is in charge of his audience. He commands the stage with an unparalleled presence and a voice that is unmatched in the world of female impersonators. Roberts has been entertaining audiences, for over 30 years. He's been seen off-Broadway in the developmental workshop of "Give A Man A Mask" at the York Theatre. In San Francisco in the world premier of the new musical: "Chance" by Richard Isen. Directed by Robert Kalfin at the Alcove Theater. On television on ABC television's "One Life To Live". He made his movie debut in the award winning indie film "Any Day Now" starring Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, and Frances Fisher. He's been seen on the Las Vegas strip in BOY-LESQUE at the Sahara and Stardust hotels and AN EVENING AT LA CAGE at the Riviera Hotel. The Randy Roberts Show is an all live, multi-media tribute to some of the world's most loved performers. Randy's uncanny impersonations of Cher and Bette Midler have kept him in the spotlight for the past twenty years. His roster of famous and infamous ladies also includes: Mae West (a perennial favorite), Joan Crawford, Carol Channing, Ann Miller, Phyllis Diller(an act which landed him on "The Jenny Jones Show" with the real Phyllis Diller), and a bevy of original ladies, including a tribute to Gypsy Rose Lee with a strip tease that leaves little to the imagination and the audience rolling in the aisles, and audience favorite: Consuela - The Latin Showgirl! He closes every show with a mini-lounge act, allowing him the chance to get up close and personal with his audience. Call for cover/minimum information.

LOS ANGELES: LARRY DAVIS IS "PROVOCATIVE" AT THE GARDENIA

Larry Davis brings his show "Provocative" to THE GARDENIA (7066 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA - 323-467-7444) on Friday & Saturday, February 27th & 28th at 9:00 pm. Davis is a performer whose unassuming nature belies the depth of his talent. His voice is pitch-perfect with just the right amount of humanizing rasp to sex it up, and he delivers a lyric with those impeccable choices in phrasing and rhythm that seem to be conferred only through maturity. His solo Gardenia debut last July was a revelation which left the critics running out of superlatives. Call for cover/minimum information.

SAN FRANCISCO: PAULA WEST IN EXTENDED RUN AT FEINSTEIN'S

After a sold out run in 2014, Paula West returns to FEINSTEIN'S AT THE NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 866-663-1063) for another winter residency with an all new show featuring an ecletic mix of songs from memorable jazz standards by Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart to contemporary American classics by Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. Performances are Thursdays through Sundays, February 12th through March 22nd = at 8:00 pm on Thursdays & Fridays, and 7:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. There is an additional late night performance on Valentine's Day, February 14th at 10:00 pm. Paula West is a Bay Area favorite, known for her rich and powerful contralto voice. She has released four CDs including "Temptation" (1997) "Restless" (1999) "Come What May" (2001) and "Live at Jazz Standard" (2012). West performs across the Country as well as internationally and has shared stages with Rosemary Clooney, Jimmy Scott, Oscar Brown Jr. Freddy Cole, Mose Allison, Mavis Staples and Dave Frishberg. She has been the featured vocalist with Wynton Marsalis at Jazz at Lincoln Center, performed at the White House and had a sold out debut at the Maison de la Musique in Paris. She'll be joined onstage by her four piece band that includes Adam Schulman and Bruce Barth on piano, Barak Mori and John Witala on bass, Ed Cherry on guitar and Jerome Jennings on drums and, together, they will take their Feinstein's audiences on a musical journey through the ages. There is a $35-$50 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.

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CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, WASHINGTON DC, MID-ATLANTIC - SOUTHERN STATES FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW JERSEY, PENNSYLVANIA, WASHINGTON DC, MID-ATLANTIC - SOUTHERN STATES FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
Here are today's cabaret events as listed on the home page of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE! Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send press releases to stuhamstra@svhamstra.com to be included - listings are FREE!


WASHINGTON, DC: ANGELA WINBUSH AT BLUES ALLEY

Angela Winbush, a "three-hyphen" musician (producer- arranger-composer-performer) will perform at BLUES ALLEY(1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) on Thursday through Saturday, February 26th through 28th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Originally part of the duo Rene and Angela, and is still around today, creating enveloping tracks with layers of keyboards, gorgeous melodic hooks and lush vocals. Winbush has a powerful voice, an exceptional range and a unique style, she started out as a backup singer for Stevie Wonder. She's one of a handful of women in her generation - along with Patrice Rushen and Brenda Russell - who produced not only their own material but also other artists', working extensively with, among others, the Isley Brothers. Winbush has had a long list of career accomplishments. She is the rare female African-American producer-writer and has worked with Janet Jackson, Sheena Easton and Stephanie Mills. Winbush also scored top 10 hits with "Your Smile," "You Don't Have to Cry," "My First Love" and "Save Your Love (for #1)." Acts including Notorious B.I.G., Jay-Z, Nas, Foxy Brown and Avant have embraced her music. There is a $43 cover.

WASHINGTON, DC: TIM GREEN AT BOHEMIAN CAVERNS

Tim Green, native of Baltimore, Maryland, and a well-known saxophonist, composer and arranger, will perform at BOHEMIAN CAVERNS (2001 Eleventh Street N.W., Washington, DC - 202-299-0800) on Friday & Saturday, February 27th & 28th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Tim was inspired by a family of musicians to get involved with music at the young age of 10. He received his Bachelor of Music degree from the Manhattan School of Music in 2004, where he studied with world-renowned instructors such as Dick Oatts, Gary Dail, Bob Mintzer and Steve Slagle. In May 2007, Tim graduated from the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz at the University of Southern California with a masters degree in Jazz Studies. There is a $20 cover. 

BETHESDA, MD: TOM PRINCIPATO BAND AT BETHESDA BLUES

The Tom Principato Band performs at BETHESDA BLUES & JAZZ SUPPER CLUB (7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD - 240-330-4500) on Saturday, February 28th at 8:00 pm. Tom Principato is one of the most unique guitarists around, combining his rich blues background with high-energy rock, and a highly charged, emotionally expressive delivery. Tom Principato has spent the last 40+ years as a guitarist and singer based in his hometown of Washington, DC. In the 1970's, Tom was leader of the legendary band Powerhouse, an East Coast phenomenon that released an album "Night Life" to critical acclaim. Tom has also done brief stints with acts including in The Assassins with Jimmy Thackery, former guitarist of The Nighthawks. In 1984 Tom recorded a live album with the late Washington guitar legend Danny Gatton titled "Blazing Telecasters." This album was considered by The National Academy Of Recorded Arts And Sciences (NARAS) for a Grammy Nomination. Tom has won a total of 22 WAMMY Awards. DANCE FLOOR OPEN - There is a $25 cover.

PALM BEACH, FL: THE ROYAL ROOM CABARET PRESENTS CHRISTINE EBERSOLE

THE ROYAL ROOM at THE COLONY HOTEL (155 Hammond Avenue, Palm Beach, FL - 561-659-8100) presents Broadway's Christine Ebersole on Tuesday through Saturday, February 24th through 28th at 8:00 pm. For over 30 years, two-time Tony Award winning actress, Christine Ebersole has captivated audiences on the Broadway stage, television series and specials, films, concert appearances, and recordings. The winner of the 2007 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical for her role in Grey Gardens, Ms. Ebersole knocked-out audiences and reviewers alike with her performances in such stage hits as I Love My Wife, On the Twentieth Century with Kevin Kline and Imogene Coca, Camelot with Richard Burton, Chekhov's The Three Sisters with Diane Wiest and Sam Waterston, and 42nd Street, for which she won her first Tony in 2001. Her film credits include Amadeus, Tootsie, Dead Again, My Girl 2 and 'Til There was You; and on TV she was a member of the cast of Saturday Night Live during the 1981-82 season and has appeared in Boston Legal, Will and Grace, Crossing Jordan, Ally McBeal and Murphy Brown. Her hit albums include Christine Ebersole Sings Noel Coward, Sunday in New York and In Your Dreams (the last two with Billy Stritch). She can currently be seen co-starring in the sitcom Sullivan and Son on TBS. or each guest there will be a $85 cover charge Tuesday through Thursday, and a $100 cover charge on Friday Saturday, plus a $20 minimum for food and beverage; $105 cover charge for premium seating on Tuesday through Thursday and $120 on Friday and Saturday.

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CABARET EVENTS FOR N.Y. STATE, BOSTON, NEW ENGLAND & TORONTO FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR N.Y. STATE, BOSTON, NEW ENGLAND & TORONTO FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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BOSTON: BETTYE LAVETTE AT THE REGATTABAR

Bettye LaVette performs at THE REGATTABAR at the Charles Hotel (1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA - 617-395-7757) on Saturday, February 28th at 8:00 pm. She was born Betty Jo Haskins in 1946, in Muskegon, Michigan. The family moved to Detroit when she was six years old. Her parents sold corn liquor and her living room was oft-times visited by The Soul Stirrers, The Blind Boys of Mississippi, and many other traveling gospel groups of the day. Unlike many of her contemporaries, Bettye did not get her start in the church, but in that very same living room, where there was a jukebox, filled with the blues, country & western, and R&B records of the time. The "5" Royales, Dinah Washington, Bobby "Blue" Bland, Red Foley, ... these were her roots. By 16, Betty Jo had become enamored with showbiz. She decided to change her name to something more dramatic. She knew a local groupie by the name of Sherma Lavett, liked the sound of the name, and thus, Betty LaVette was born. Singer Timmy Shaw brought her to Johnnie Mae Matthews, notorious Motor City record producer. Bettye's first single was "My Man - He's a Loving Man.", in the fall of 1962. The record was quickly picked up by Atlantic for national distribution. The record charted #7 R&B and put her on her first national tour, with Ben E. King, Clyde McPhatter, and another newcomer, Otis Redding. After a brief spell at Detroit's Lupine label, Bettye went back to New York and became the featured singer in the Don Gardner & Dee Dee Ford Review, where their Small's Paradise shows became the talk of the town. Her association with Don and Dee Dee spawned her next big record, for the Calla label. "Let Me Down Easy", written by Dee Dee Ford, was an atmospheric masterpiece. Bettye's pleading voice, set against the moody string arrangement by Dale Warren produced a record that is on many "greatest soul songs of all time" lists. It went # 20 R&B in 1965 and led to an appearance on the television show, Shindig. It also put her on a tour with The James Brown Revue. She has appeared on National Public Radio's World Cafe, All Things Considered, Weekend Edition, Wait, Wait Don't Tell Me, and performed a Tiny Desk Concert. She has appeared in a Mississippi Public Broadcasting series, Blues Divas, and is in a film of the same name, both produced by award winning film maker, Robert Mugge. She has also appeared on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Late Night with David Letterman, The Conan O'Brien Show, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Lopez Tonight, Austin City Limits, The Prairie Home Companion, The Artist's Den, Good Morning America, The Today Show and The Tavis Smiley Show. Call for cover/minimum information.

BOSTON: MICHEL CAMILO AT SCULLERS

Four-time GRAMMY award winning pianist Michel Camilo performs at SCULLERS JAZZ CLUB (400 Soldiers Field Road, Allston, MA - 617-562-4111) on Saturday, February 28th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Camilo brings fire and passion to his music no matter what musical situation he explores - solo, trio, playing jazz, latin jazz, pop, classical or world music. Camilo's most recent recording, "What's Up" won the Grammy for best Latin Jazz album last year. Call for cover/minimum information.

TORONTO: DON THOMPSON QUARTET AT THE JAZZ BISTRO

The Don Thompson Quartet (Don Thompson - vibes, Reg Schwager - guitar, Jim Vivian - bass, and Terry Clarke - drums) will perform at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Thursday through Saturday, February 26th through 28th at 9:00 pm. One of the few multi-instrumentalists who sounds virtuosic on each chosen instrument, Don Thompson has made significant musical contributions on vibes, bass, and piano. His uncanny ability to move flawlessly from instrument to instrument has made him a valued sideman on the Toronto, and international, jazz scene. Thompson was born in Powell River, British Columbia, in 1940. By 1960, he had begun working steadily as a freelance musician, at this point, mainly on bass. In 1965, Thompson joined the now legendary John Handy Quintet and moved to San Francisco. During his tenure with the Handy band, Thompson appeared on several recordings, most notably the infamous John Handy Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival. He returned to Toronto in 1967, and since 1969 has been a resident there. In 1974, he became a member of guitarist Jim Hall's trio, primarily as a bassist. In 1982 he joined pianist George Shearing's band, a position he held for a five-year period. Since returning to Toronto, Thompson's lengthy musical collaborations have included work with, amongst others, Canadians Rob McConnell, Moe Koffman, Ed Bickert, Lenny Breau, and Sonny Greenwich. Thompson's long list of musical associations includes performances (and often recordings) with; Paul Desmond, Milt Jackson, Art Farmer, James Moody, Zoot Sims, Clark Terry, Harry Edison, Frank Rosolino, Slide Hampton, Lee Konitz, Sarah Vaughan, Red Rodney, Joe Henderson, Dewey Redman, Red Mitchell, and Kenny Wheeler. There is a $15-$20 cover.

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CABARET-JAZZ EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET-JAZZ EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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NYC: BARBARA CARROLL SATURDAYS AT BIRDLAND

NYC Cabaret/Jazz icon Barbara Carroll performs at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Saturdays at 6:00 pm. She is joined by her long-time bassist Jay Leonhart. Barbara Carroll's still evolving career as a jazz pianist began when she played her first New York engagement opposite Dizzy Gillespie's big band at the Downbeat Club in 1947. A thrilling if a trifle unsettling debut for a young female pianist from Worcester, Massachusetts who began playing the piano at five and who's family was wise enough to give her lessons that provided her with a basic knowledge of classical technique. In 1978, she was booked into the Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle hotel for a two week engagement - and stayed for twenty five years. It was at the Carlyle that she began to feature her singing as an integral part of her performances. Following her 25 years at the Carlyle, she is well into another long run in the famous Oak Room at New York's Algonquin Hotel, making a significant and successful effort to incorporate jazz playing into a cabaret venue. Other recent engagements have included concerts at Philharmonic Hall in Naples, Florida, the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, concerts at the Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts as well as twelve sold out performances at Dizzy's Club, at Jazz at Lincoln Center. There is a $30 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: STEPS AHEAD CELEBRATES 35TH ANNIVERSERY

In the late 1970s, pioneering vibraphonist Mike Mainieri founded the jazz fusion group Steps Ahead in order to delve into contemporary sounds while maintaining experimental energy and compositional integrity. Steps Ahead (Mike Mainieri - vibes; Eliane Elias - piano; Peter Erskine - drums; Marc Johnson - bass; and George Garzone - saxophones) achieved global acclaim and became a launching pad for young talent and new musical ideas. They will appear at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) to celebrate their 35th Anniversary with a week of performances, Tuesday through Saturday, February 24th through 28th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. In addition to the 35th Anniversary edition, Steps "alumni" include saxophonists Michael Brecker, Bob Mintzer, Bob Berg, and Bill Evans; Pianists Don Grolnick, Kenny Kirkland, Rachel Z, and Joey Calderazzo; Guitarists Mike Stern, Steve Khan, Chuck Loeb, and Hiram Bullock; Bassists Eddie Gomez, Tom Kennedy, Daryl Jones, and Richard Bona; Drummers: Steve Gadd, Steve Smith, Billy Kilson, and Jeff 'Tain' Watts; Vocalists Dianne Reeves, Bobby McFerrin, and Richard Bona. There is a $40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: JIMMY HEATH BIG BAND AT THE BLUE NOTE

The Jimmy Heath Big Band will perform at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) on Thursday through Sunday, February 26th through March 1st with shows at 8:00 & 10:30 pm. Jimmy Heath has long been recognized as a brilliant instrumentalist and a magnificent composer and arranger. Jimmy is the middle brother of the legendary Heath Brothers (Percy Heath/bass and Tootie Heath/drums), and is the father of Mtume. He has performed with nearly all the jazz greats of the last 50 years, from Howard McGhee, Dizzy Gillespie, and Miles Davis to Wynton Marsalis. In 1948 at the age of 21, he performed in the First International Jazz Festival in Paris with McGhee, sharing the stage with Coleman Hawkins, Slam Stewart, and Erroll Garner. One of Heath's earliest big bands (1947-1948) in Philadelphia included John Coltrane, Benny Golson, Specs Wright, Cal Massey, Johnny Coles, Ray Bryant, and Nelson Boyd. Charlie Parker and Max Roach sat in on one occasion. During his career, Jimmy Heath has performed on more than 100 record albums including seven with The Heath Brothers and twelve as a leader. Jimmy has also written more than 125 compositions, many of which have become jazz standards and have been recorded by other artists including Art Farmer, Cannonball Adderley, Clark Terry, Chet Baker, Miles Davis, James Moody, Milt Jackson, Ahmad Jamal, Ray Charles, Dizzy Gillespie J.J Johnson and Dexter Gordon. Jimmy has also composed extended works - seven suites and two string quartets - and he premiered his first symphonic work, "Three Ears," in 1988 at Queens College (CUNY) with Maurice Peress conducting. After having just concluded eleven years as Professor of Music at the Aaron Copland School of Music at Queens College, Heath maintains an extensive performance schedule and continues to conduct workshops and clinics throughout the United States, Europe, and Canada. He has also taught jazz studies at Jazzmobile, Housatonic College, City College of New York, and The New School for Social Research. In October 1997, two of his former students, trumpeters Darren Barrett and Diego Urcola, placed first and second in the Thelonious Monk Competition. There is a $20-$35 cover.

NYC: THE MUSIC OF DEXTER GORDON: A CELEBRATION AT DIZZY'S

DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER(33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) presents 'The Music of Dexter Gordon: A Celebration' with musical director & pianist George Cables, bassist Gerald Cannon, drummer Lewis Nash, vibraphonist Joe Locke, and saxophonists Abraham Burton and Craig Handy, on Thursday through Sunday, February 26th through March 1st with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Celebrating Dexter Gordon on what would have been his 92nd birthday, the great tenor saxophonist and Academy-Award nominee is remembered and honored by a world-class ensemble under the direction of Gordon's pianist and keeper of the flame, George Cables. Members of this group have extensive experience both playing with each other and with Dexter Gordon, making them ideal candidates to honor their friend, colleague, and musical inspiration on this special occasion. Featuring Gordon's compositions and favorite tunes, this will be an unforgettable night for fans of the late Dexter Gordon, and a perfect opportunity for the uninitiated to experience this iconic music. There is a $40-$45 cover.

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CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR NEW YORK CITY FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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NYC: ANTHONY SANTELMO JR: THE SLEUTHY RETURNS!!!

MAC Nominee & Bistro Award Winning Singer Anthony Santelmo Jr. returns to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) with his new shoe "The Sleuthy Returns!!!" on Saturday, February 28th at 7:00 pm. He is joined by Barry Levitt on piano. Rob Thomas on violin and Jon Burr on bass. Vocal backup by the "Up Front" Girls. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.



NYC: WREN MARIE HARRINGTON RETURNS TO THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Wren Marie Harrington returns to THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Saturday, February 28th at 7:00 pm. Harrington is that relatively rare breed of musical performer, equally adept in opera, musical theatre and more recently Latin jazz/world beat. Wren was born in Atlanta, Georgia and raised in Louisville, Kentucky. Starting - as so many did - as a teenager in a church choir, she studied opera, both in college and then in postgraduate opera training in Germany, Italy and Austria. Professionally, she sang leading soprano roles throughout the US and Europe, including roles in La Boheme, Carmen, Hansel and Gretel, Der Rosenkavalier, A Chekhov Trilogy (NY premiere), as well as lighter opera and musical theatre works such as The Merry Widow, Kiss Me Kate, Showboat, The Fantastiks, No No, Nanette, and Man of La Mancha. Several years after establishing herself in New York City, Wren landed a role in the ensemble in the Broadway production of Phantom of the Opera and sang as a frequent understudy for the tempestuous opera diva role, Carlotta. Here she roosted for a decade, before deciding to branch out into the musical sounds that drifted past her window from the busy street below. Cuban, Mexican and Brazilian melodies haunted her and she developed a style of singing that fused her elegant classical vocal phrasing with the infectious rhythms of Latin jazz. She soon became a frequent invited guest artist of Mexican and Italian music festivals and recorded with jazz pianist and composer Toto Torquati. In her newest recording, Light Travels, she explores the riches of popular Latin American, Brazilian, Italian and American classics from the 1930s, 40s and 50s with the subtle blending of diverse musical elements. The result is a virtual tapestry of song gems, unconfined by idiom or country. Joining her on stage is arranger/ producer/ jazz pianist Art Bailey, a wunderkind on the improvised and world scene. Mr. Bailey has skillfully fused a variety of musical genres into a well-woven tapestry which explodes with color and light. There is a $22.50 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: JOHN MINNOCK: "I GOTTA RIGHT TO SING THE BLUES"

Vocalist John Minnock presents a high energy, smartly entertaining evening of Jazz and Blues at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Saturday, February 28th at 9:30 pm. Find out how a guy from the Albany suburbs came to be a new-breed vocalist in the 'jazz/melancholy blues/hard blues' industry and also a regular at the Metropolitan Room. With a voice that recalls B.B. King, Billy Eckstein, and George Benson, John often branches out to jazz improvisation and scat singing, weaving in thought-provoking and often funny facts about the songs. The material includes songs of jazz greats such as Sarah Vaughn and Duke Ellington; blues greats like Billy Holiday and Ruth Brown and also jazz interpretations of modern songs. John Minnock gained popularity as a singer in Boston before moving on to the New York scene. Combining great musicality and showmanship, John presents a lively evening of Jazz, Blues, Funk and R&B. With his trio, accomplished musicians from both Boston and New York, John is as at-ease with the complexities of music as he is working with the band, with the audience and everything involved in putting on a highly entertaining show. John performed weekly at Boston's Encore Lounge for two years in one of the most successful jazz gigs in the Boston area. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: SHANA FARR WITH "IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT"

Shana Farr brings her show 'In The Still of The Night' to THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) on Saturday, February 28th at 7:30pm. She is joined on stage by award-winning music director, Jon Weber and cellist, Adam Fisher. 'In The Still Of The Night' takes the audience on a musical and poetical journey through the music, lyrics & verse of two of the 20th century's greatest and most prolific songwriters - Noel Coward and Cole Porter. An evening of wit and flamboyance, chic and cheek, urbanity and elegance. Songs such as "Zigeuner", "Begin The Beguine", "Love For Sale", and "Just One Of Those Things" along with other favorites such as "What Is This Thing Called Love?", "My Heart Belongs To Daddy", "Never Again", and "If Love Were All" help tell a story both sung and spoken with words by these two great men. There is a $20 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.

NYC: LE SCANDAL CABARET CONTINUES AT THE BEECHMAN

NYC's longest running burlesque variety show, LE SCANDAL CABARET, continues on Saturdays, at 10:30 pm at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909). In its fourteenth year, Le Scandal features variety acts, circus performers, live music and a bevy of burlesque beauties. New performers every week! Expect sword swallowers, belly dancers, rope trick cowboys, contortionists, torch singing fan dancers and comedic aerobats, all set to the live music of the Le Scandal Orchestra. For tickets, visit Smarttix at http://www.smarttix.com/ or 212-484-4444. There is a $25-$60 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum. 

NYC: PAULO SZOT SALUTES FRANK SINATRA & JOBIM AT 54 BELOW

Brazilian opera star Paul Szot celebrates the centennial of Frank Sinatra with a program of songs from his 1967 and 1969 sessions with Brazilian singer/songwriter Tom Jobim at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Tuesday through Saturday, February 24th through 28th at 7:00 pm - with an additional late show on Saturday, February 28th at 9:30 pm. In this brand new show, audiences can prepare to swoon as the Tony-winning star of South Pacific headlines for this limited 5-night engagement. In the show, Szot includes songs from Girl From Ipanema, Wave to Desafinado. Paulo lends his extraordinary voice to Tom Jobim songs chosen by Sinatra during their magical encounter 45 years ago. Celebrating Sinatra & Jobim. It'll be some enchanted evening, be sure. There is a $45-$110 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.copyright 2015 - See cabaret listings from all over the world at CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

MATINEE CABARET/JAZZ EVENTS FOR THIS AFTERNOON FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

MATINEE CABARET/JAZZ EVENTS FOR THIS AFTERNOON FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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NYC: THE ELEPHANT MAN - THE MUSICAL

THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE(61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438) presents The Elephant Man - the musical on Saturday, February 28th at 3:00 pm. The show is a big-hearted musical romp chronicling John Merrick's journey from side-show freak to Broadway star, and the 15th Anniversary Production of the long-running Rose's Turn & Fringe hit! Featuring D.P. Duffy, Kenneth Dingledine, Jenna Morris & Jeff Hylton. With musical direction by Anne Holland. Designed & directed by James Riggs. There is a $10 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


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CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MARCH IS CABARET MONTH GALA MARCH 2nd!

CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MARCH IS CABARET MONTH GALA MARCH 2nd!


THE 2015 MARCH IS CABARET MONTH GALA ON MARCH 2, 2015 - RESERVATIONS TAKEN NOW

CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE announces that the 2015 MARCH IS CABARET MONTH GALA will be held on Monday, March 2nd at 9:30 pm at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440). Stu Hamstra and Sue Matsuki are co-producing the event this year on behalf of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE.






The following friends of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE are sponsoring in part the 2015 MARCH IS CABARET MONTH GALA.

• Marty Geiger • Jim VanSlyke • Jim Speake
• Lucille Carr Kaffashan • Joanne and Bernie Furshpan
• Carolyn Montgomery-Forant • Lea Forant
• K. T. Sullivan • Bob Diamond • Robin Westle
• Dr. Garrett H. Bennett • Raissa Katona Bennett
Miranda Music • Bobbie Horowitz

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CABARET EVENTS IN LONDON FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS IN LONDON FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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LONDON: LILIANE MONTEVECCHI AT THE CRAZY COQS

The legendary French actress, dancer and singer Liliane Montevecchi makes her debut at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) with her stunning show Paris On The Thames - the story of Montevecchi's life from her Follies Bergere ballet days to Hollywood and Broadway. Her illustrious career began as a prima ballerina in Roland Petit's dance company, but Montevecchi is perhaps best known for her Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winning role in Tommy Tune's Nine, when she won the Best Featured Actress in a Musical. She then went on to earn a Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her role in Grand Hotel. Later she appeared in films with Elvis Presley, Marlon Brando, Fred Astaire and Matthew McConaughey. She starred in musicals Irma La Douce, Gigi and Hello Dolly and La Plume de Ma Tante. Montevecchi has appeared in concert at Carnegie Hall and The Lincoln Center and toured internationally with her semi-autobiographical shows On the Boulevard and Back on the Boulevards. Musical Director - Nathan Martin. Call for cover/minimum information.

LONDON: LATE NIGHT WITN ROBIN PHILLIPS AT THE CRAZY COQS

Robin Phillips' passionate performances are as informative as they are engaging and make for an exciting introduction to the late-night jazz line-up at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) for 2015 on Saturday, February 28th at 10:30 pm. Phillips is emerging as one of the UK's leading jazz singer pianists, With Matt Skelton on drums and Joel Humann on upright bass, this energetic trio hark back to a golden age of jazz, whilst maintaining a distinctly modern edge. Inspired by singer / instrumentalists such as Harry Connick Jr and Chet Baker, and jazz vocalists such as Mark Murphy, Mel Torme and Jon Hendricks, Robin's current passion is unearthing the lost introductions to many of the classic jazz standards. The trio will be performing a collection of classic and lesser known jazz standards, many re-arranged with a modern feel, including material from Robin's two previous albums. Call for cover/minimum information.

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Friday, February 27, 2015

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR CALIFORNIA & THE WEST COAST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE
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PALM SPRINGS, CA: RANDY ROBERTS LIVE AT THE COPA

Randy Roberts performs at THE COPA (244 East Amado Road, Palm Springs CA - 760-866-0021) on Friday & Saturday, February 27th & 28th at 8:00 pm. From the moment he walks onstage, Randy Roberts is in charge of his audience. He commands the stage with an unparalleled presence and a voice that is unmatched in the world of female impersonators. Roberts has been entertaining audiences, for over 30 years. He's been seen off-Broadway in the developmental workshop of "Give A Man A Mask" at the York Theatre. In San Francisco in the world premier of the new musical: "Chance" by Richard Isen. Directed by Robert Kalfin at the Alcove Theater. On television on ABC television's "One Life To Live". He made his movie debut in the award winning indie film "Any Day Now" starring Alan Cumming, Garret Dillahunt, and Frances Fisher. He's been seen on the Las Vegas strip in BOY-LESQUE at the Sahara and Stardust hotels and AN EVENING AT LA CAGE at the Riviera Hotel. The Randy Roberts Show is an all live, multi-media tribute to some of the world's most loved performers. Randy's uncanny impersonations of Cher and Bette Midler have kept him in the spotlight for the past twenty years. His roster of famous and infamous ladies also includes: Mae West (a perennial favorite), Joan Crawford, Carol Channing, Ann Miller, Phyllis Diller(an act which landed him on "The Jenny Jones Show" with the real Phyllis Diller), and a bevy of original ladies, including a tribute to Gypsy Rose Lee with a strip tease that leaves little to the imagination and the audience rolling in the aisles, and audience favorite: Consuela - The Latin Showgirl! He closes every show with a mini-lounge act, allowing him the chance to get up close and personal with his audience. Call for cover/minimum information.

SAN DIEGO, CA: FRIDAYS WITH JANICE EDWARDS & NATHAN FRY

Janice and Nathan (Janice Edwards & Nathan Fry) perform on Fridays from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at MARTINI'S ABOVE FOURTH (3940 4th Avenue, San Diego, CA - 619-400-4500). While Nathan's virtuosity speaks for itself, accompaniment to Janice makes for an inspired pair at they present resonant selections from their extensive list of everything from funk to country, gospel and jazz. No cover show.

LOS ANGELES: LARRY DAVIS IS "PROVOCATIVE" AT THE GARDENIA

Larry Davis brings his show "Provocative" to THE GARDENIA (7066 Santa Monica Boulevard, West Hollywood, CA - 323-467-7444) on Friday & Saturday, February 27th & 28th at 9:00 pm. Davis is a performer whose unassuming nature belies the depth of his talent. His voice is pitch-perfect with just the right amount of humanizing rasp to sex it up, and he delivers a lyric with those impeccable choices in phrasing and rhythm that seem to be conferred only through maturity. His solo Gardenia debut last July was a revelation which left the critics running out of superlatives. Call for cover/minimum information.

SAN FRANCISCO: PAULA WEST IN EXTENDED RUN AT FEINSTEIN'S

After a sold out run in 2014, Paula West returns to FEINSTEIN'S AT THE NIKKO (222 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA - 866-663-1063) for another winter residency with an all new show featuring an ecletic mix of songs from memorable jazz standards by Cole Porter and Rodgers and Hart to contemporary American classics by Bob Dylan and the Rolling Stones. Performances are Thursdays through Sundays, February 12th through March 22nd = at 8:00 pm on Thursdays & Fridays, and 7:00 on Saturdays and Sundays. There is an additional late night performance on Valentine's Day, February 14th at 10:00 pm. Paula West is a Bay Area favorite, known for her rich and powerful contralto voice. She has released four CDs including "Temptation" (1997) "Restless" (1999) "Come What May" (2001) and "Live at Jazz Standard" (2012). West performs across the Country as well as internationally and has shared stages with Rosemary Clooney, Jimmy Scott, Oscar Brown Jr. Freddy Cole, Mose Allison, Mavis Staples and Dave Frishberg. She has been the featured vocalist with Wynton Marsalis at Jazz at Lincoln Center, performed at the White House and had a sold out debut at the Maison de la Musique in Paris. She'll be joined onstage by her four piece band that includes Adam Schulman and Bruce Barth on piano, Barak Mori and John Witala on bass, Ed Cherry on guitar and Jerome Jennings on drums and, together, they will take their Feinstein's audiences on a musical journey through the ages. There is a $35-$50 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.

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