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Tuesday, November 25, 2014

START 2015 WITH AN EXCITING CABARET EVENT! 60 HOUR MARATHON CABARET VARIETY SHOW ATTEMPTS GUINNESS RECORD

START 2015 WITH AN EXCITING CABARET EVENT! 60 HOUR MARATHON CABARET VARIETY SHOW ATTEMPTS GUINNESS RECORD
CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE IS A PROUD CO-SPONSOR OF THIS EVENT

THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) will attempt to achieve a Guinness World Record by presenting a 3-day, 60 hour, marathon Variety Show running from Thursday, January 1st (New Year's Day) at 7:00 pm through Sunday, January 4th at 7:00 am. The marathon, which is eligible to become a Guinness World Records record-holder for longest variety show ever, will feature up to 100 Metropolitan Room artists, from its most prominent stars to its most promising emerging talents. On two nights of the event, Friday & Saturday, January 2nd & 3rd, Marilyn Maye will perform a full hour show at 7:00 pm. (Separate ticket purchase necessary). A complete line-up of the participating artists - anticipated to number 100 - will be announced on December 1st on the club's website. Day passes cost $25 per person, or $60 for a three-day pass. The club offers a complimentary beverage with each ticket purchased. There are no other food/drink minimums except for the Marilyn May shows.
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ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW! SPECIAL CABARET EVENT IN CHICAGO: MERRY MEASURES BENEFIT IN CHICAGO DECEMBER 1st & 2nd

ORDER YOUR TICKETS NOW! SPECIAL CABARET EVENT IN CHICAGO: MERRY MEASURES BENEFIT IN CHICAGO DECEMBER 1st & 2nd
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT

On Monday & Tuesday, December 1st & 2nd, CCP (Chicago Cabaret Professionals) will present Merry Measures: A Holiday Cabaret!, with all proceeds being donated to Hands Together, Heart to Art, the Auditorium Theatre's summer camp for children who have lost a parent. There will be completely different programs each night featuring professional singers who are donating their time and talent for this worthwhile cause. Performances begin at 7:00 pm each night at DAVENPORT'S (1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL - 773-278-1830). Tickets are $25.

Performers on Monday, December 1st are: Helene Alter Dyche, Arlene Armstrong, Boomer Babes, Kirsten Belzer, David Edelfelt, John Eskola, Ruth Fuerst, Carla Gordon, Lynda Gordon, Kimberly Lawson, Ira Carol McGill, Bob Moreen, Serena Pomerantz, Cheryl Szucsits, Kat Victoria and Carol Weston. Carla Gordon directs with musical direction by Bob Moreen.
Performers on Tuesday, December 2nd are: Ken Baker, Cynthia Clarey, Joan Curto, Jeff Dean, Laura Freeman, James Gavin, Beckie Menzie, Tom Michael, Paul Motondo, Duncan Moore, Carol Moss, Daryl Nitz, Marianne Murphy Orland, Wendy Parman, Dom Thomas and Melissa Young. Melissa Young directs with musical direction by Beckie Menzie.

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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: WINARD HARPER & JELI POSSE AT BLUES ALLEY

Winard Harper & Jeli Posse, featuring Lori Williams, perform at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141 - ) on Tuesday, November 25th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Harper's lifelong jazz apprenticeship has taken him around the world. It includes playing and recording with many greats, including Betty Carter, Johnny Griffin, Dr. Billy Taylor and Dexter Gordon. Lori Williams is the lead vocalist of the Washington-based jazz ensemble - Lori Williams & Friends - and featured vocalist on The Saltman Knowles Group, The Blackbyrds, Allyn Johnson and Divine Order, Sherry Winston and Collaboration CDs. She is the Director of Vocal Music (Wilson High School) and has an extensive background in the performing arts. Lori Williams released her debut CD 'Healing Within' in 2010. Call for cover/minimum information.

WASHINGTON, DC: GEORGE V JOHNSON AT BOHEMIAN CAVERNS

George V Johnson ends his one-month residency at BOHEMIAN CAVERNS (2001 Eleventh Street N.W., Washington, DC - 202-299-0800 - ) on Tuesdays in November on the 25th with shows at 7:30 & 9:00 pm. Called "Heir Apparent" by the great Eddie Jefferson, Father of the Art of Jazz Vocalese, Johnson is considered as one of the foremost practitioners of the Art Form today. Throughout the 80's George was mentored and performed regularly with James Moody & Lou Donaldson, two of the greatest saxophonist in the history of Jazz. His close association with Moody led to perform at many jazz clubs, festivals, concert halls as well as local & National Live Radio and Television BroadcastFor the past several years performances with NEA Jazz Masters, Benny Golson, Lou Donaldson, Jimmy Cobb, Jimmy Heath have sparked a new found interest in his career. His re-emergence on the jazz scene has blossomed to concerts at the American Jazz Museum "Tribute to Charlie Parker" with Bobby Watson, Detroit Jazz Festival with the Wallace Roney Orchestra, DC Poetry Festival, Parma Jazz Festival, Ashdod Super Jazz Festival, DC Jazz Festival, Raleigh NC, Richmond Va Jazz Festival, Bohemian Caverns and more. There is a $10 cover.

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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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TORONTO: JAZZ BISTRO JAZZ JAM

THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299 - ) will hold an old-fashioned jam session featuring faculty, alumni and students from the jazz programs of Humber College, York University, Mohawk College and the University of Toronto on Tuesday, November 25th at 8:00 pm. The house band (Ori Dagan - vocals/host, Patrick Hewan - piano/host, Artie Roth - bass, Anthony Michelli - drums) plays an opening set followed by musicians from all over the city sitting in. Arrive early and sign up at the door! $10 cover ($5 cover for jammers).

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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
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!


NYC: JANE MONHEIT, JIM CARUSO & BILLY STRITCH IN "HOLLYWOODLAND: SONGS FROM THE SILVER SCREEN"

Singers Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso and singer/pianist/arranger Billy Stritch will join forces in "Hollywoodland: Songs From The Silver Screen" at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Sunday, November 23rd through Thursday, November 27th at 6:00 pm. Material will include beloved songs like "Pennies From Heaven," "Let's Misbehave," "Over The Rainbow," "If I Only Had A Brain," "Bye Bye Baby," and "It Happened In Sun Valley." The trio will be accompanied by Rick Montalbano on drums and Neal Miner on bass. Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch had such a great time working together in the Jazz at Lincoln Center concert series, and were thrilled when Birdland offered them a weeklong booking on the historic stage. The trio brings a wealth of musical experience to this show, and they love performing tightly harmonized swing arrangements and lush ballads from the 30's, 40's and 50's. There is a $30 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: CYRILLE AIMEE AT BIRDLAND

Jazz vocalist Cyrille Aimee will appear at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080 - ) on Tuesday through Saturday, November 25th through 29th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. Aimee has a culturally rich background - Dominican and French Gypsy - and conservatory training (SUNY Purchase) that help to form the rhythmic and expressive foundation by which a jury of legendary vocalists including Al Jarreau, Kurt Elling, Dianne Reeves and Dee Dee Bridgewater judged her to be a finalist in the prestigious Thelonious Monk Vocal Competition in 2010. At the young age of twenty-six, Cyrille has since become one of the hottest young artists on the New York scene. She has already released four CDs with a variety of ensembles and performed at the top venues around the world. There is a $40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: DAVID SANBORN AT THE BLUE NOTE

Renowned and revered the world over as one of the greatest saxophone players of all time, David Sanborn will perform at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) on Thursday through Tuesday, November 20th through 25th with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Sanborn is an artist whose music has inspired countless other musicians while creating a body of work that spans the genres of rock 'n' roll, R&B, pop, and jazz. A naturally gifted performer, Sanborn has helped define the saxophone's modern sound while influencing a generation. Throughout the '90s, '00s, and into the present, Sanborn has continued to tour and record, having amassed a wide and enthusiastic fan base around the world. Recent albums like Dreaming Girl (2008), Here & Gone (2008), and Only Everything (2010) reflect the essence of an artist at peace with his own sound and development, yet still hungry - eager to explore the possibilities of his instrument and his abilities. There is a $40-$55

NYC: CRAIG BRANN SEXTET CD RELEASE AT DIZZY'S

Guitarist Craig Brann will celebrate the release of his superb new album, Mark My Words with the Craig Brann Sextet (Craig Brann, guitar; Greg Tardy & Seamus Blake, tenor saxophone; Nick Kozak, alto saxophone; Nick Morrison, bass; Jeremy "Bean" Clemons, drums) performs at DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595 - ) on Tuesday, November 25th with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. The guitarist is relatively new to the scene, but his blazing chops, rich tone, and stellar band immediately demand attention, as do his compositions; the new album features straight-ahead jazz, bop, and some blues, with each tune featuring intricate and thoughtfully composed heads that set up some very impressive extended solos. Fans of jazz guitar will undoubtedly love this show, and those less enthusiastic about guitar in a lead role might just find themselves swayed by Brann's hornlike phrasing and improvisational flexibility. Call for cover/minimum information.

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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: ERIC COMSTOCK AT CAFE NOCTAMBULO AT PANGEA

Eric Comstock continues his residency at New York's newest music venue, CAFE NOCTAMBULO AT PANGEA (178 Second Avenue, NYC - 212-995-0900) from 8:00 pm to midnight every Tuesday night. An acknowledged master of the American Songbook, Comstock has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and virtually every important nightclub in New York and across the country. He is one of only a handful of singer/pianists who can command a room merely by sitting at the piano, singing and telling stories. In addition to his extensive knowledge of repertoire, Comstock has a seemingly unending supply of anecdotes about the songs, the writers, and the stars who sang them. His unique combination of musicianship, history and charisma creates an experience that is as entertaining as it is musically savvy, and his audiences feel they've been to a terrific party where the music and the stories have been equally great. There is a $20 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.
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NYC: BARRETT IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW 

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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NYC: JAZZ LEGEND ANNIE ROSS TUESDAYS THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Jazz legend Annie Ross continues her unprecedented, record-breaking, multi-year run at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440), every Tuesday night at 9:30 pm. Ms. Ross has been an abundant contributor to the art of jazz for over 50 years. Born in the UK, she has been a permanent resident of the USA for many years and a US citizen since 2001. Annie Ross is one of the pioneers of vocalese and the composer of "Twisted", one of the most well known examples of that art, as well as "Farmers Market", "Jackie" and many others. A founding member of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, considered the greatest jazz vocal ensemble of all time, her influence is present in all subsequent practitioners of vocalese. "Twisted" has been recorded by a host of vocalists, including some not normally associated with jazz, including Joni Mitchell and Bette Midler. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: NATHAN LEE GRAHAM - PERFECTLY PORTER!

The multi-talented Nathan Lee Graham of stage, screen and film is will present his show 'Perfectly Porter!' at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440 - ) on Monday, November 24th at 7:00 pm. Mr. Graham explores the clever and classy music of Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, Johnny Mercer and Rogers & Hart. Nathan's New York credits include the Broadway productions of Priscilla Queen Of The Desert and The Wild Party. Off-Broadway he was recently seen in Hit The Wall (Barrow Street Theatre) and Wig Out! (Vineyard Theatre- Drama League nomination), Dead And Breathing (CATF)). Nathan was a featured soloist on the 2005 Grammy Award winning "Best Classical Album" of William Bolcom's Song of Innocence and of Experience. Nathan is a consummate cabaret artist and a proud graduate of the Webster University Conservatory of Theatre Arts. 

NYC: ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY: TURNING POINTS

Tony-nominated Broadway star and multiple MAC Award winner Ann Hampton Callaway brings a new personal and inspiring show to 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Sunday through Saturday, November 23rd through 29th (no show on Thanksgiving, the 27th) at 7:00 pm. Called Turning Points, the show explores the milestones of life as celebrated through song. Backed by The Ted Rosenthal Trio, Callaway sings classics from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, jazz and pop as well as songs the Platinum Award winning songwriter has penned. There is a $50-$70 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: DAVID BURTKA AT 54 BELOW

David Burtka will perform at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551 - ) on Monday & Tuesday, November 24th & 25th at 9:30 pm. David earned raves for his work in New York theater in both plays and musicals, including the role of Tulsa in the 2003 Broadway revival of Gypsy - but the call of the West Coast pulled him away for nearly a decade. Back and back for good, David is ready to leave a new impression on the New York scene! Director Neil Patrick Harris has taken the conventional cabaret structure and turned it upside down, creating a show unlike anything that has been seen before. Add the musical direction of Seth Rudetsky and you're in for something special. There is a $50-$70 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: STEVE TYRELL AT THE CAFE CARLYLE THROUGH DECEMBER 31st

Steve Tyrell returns for this annual Holiday season performances at THE CAFE CARLYLE (35 East 76th Street, NYC - 212-744-1600 - ) on Tuesdays through Saturdays, November 25th through December 31st (no show December 25th) at 8:45 pm with additional late shows on Friday & Saturdays at 10:45 pm. Grammy Award-winning vocalist Steve Tyrell is truly a renaissance man. In over four decades in the music business, he has achieved great success as an artist, producer, songwriter, music supervisor, and performer. In 2005, after the passing of the legendary Bobby Short, Steve was asked by New York City's Cafe Carlyle to take over their revered Holiday Season of November and December, which Mr. Short had not missed for 36 years. In 2013 Tyrell's contract was extended through his 11th season, starting a new Carlyle legacy that now also includes performances in May. Cover charges and minimums vary by date - call or see website.

NYC: DINE & DANCE WITH VINCE GIORDANO AND THE NIGHTHAWKS - NOW AT THE IGUANA

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are back - and now will play every Monday & Tuesday night from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at at IGUANA'S VIP LOUNGE (240 West 54th Street, NYC - 212-765-5454). Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks is an eleven-piece band playing music of the 1920s & 30s for your dining and dancing pleasure. In 1976 Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks (originally known as the New Orleans Nighthawks) was formed. A big-band historian and collector, Giordano has more than 60,000 scores in his collection. There is a $15 cover (at the door) plus a $15 food drink minimum.


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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: ERIC COMSTOCK AT CAFE NOCTAMBULO AT PANGEA

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: ERIC COMSTOCK AT CAFE NOCTAMBULO AT PANGEA

Eric Comstock continues his residency at New York's newest music venue, CAFE NOCTAMBULO AT PANGEA (178 Second Avenue, NYC - 212-995-0900) from 8:00 pm to midnight every Tuesday night. An acknowledged master of the American Songbook, Comstock has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and virtually every important nightclub in New York and across the country. He is one of only a handful of singer/pianists who can command a room merely by sitting at the piano, singing and telling stories. In addition to his extensive knowledge of repertoire, Comstock has a seemingly unending supply of anecdotes about the songs, the writers, and the stars who sang them. His unique combination of musicianship, history and charisma creates an experience that is as entertaining as it is musically savvy, and his audiences feel they've been to a terrific party where the music and the stories have been equally great. There is a $20 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.
 CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT

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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: BARRETT IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW - OPEN ENDED RUN

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN NYC: BARRETT IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW - OPEN ENDED RUN

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE - HERE'S TODAY'S CABARET NEWS & LISTINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD

CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE - HERE'S TODAY'S CABARET NEWS & LISTINGS FROM AROUND THE WORLD 



CHECK OUT THE GREAT CABARET SHOWS SCHEDULED FOR TODAY! NYC - TORONTO - WASHINGTON DC - LONDON MORE! 

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!

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CABARET EVENTS IN LONDON FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS IN LONDON 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!


LONDON: STEVE ROSS AND KAREN OBERLIN: CHEEK TO CHEEK - OPENING NIGHT!

Two award-winning cabaret and concert performers, Karen Oberlin and Steve Ross join formidable forces in their new show 'CHEEK TO CHEEK - The Songs of Astaire and Rogers' to be presented at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888 - ) on Tuesday through Saturday, November 25th through 29th at 9:00 pm. In this charming show, Ross and Oberlin perform duets and solos from the iconic dance partners ten films, introducing many of the greatest songs by the Golden Age masters - the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer and more. Favourites such as "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off", "A Fine Romance", "A Foggy Day", "They Can't Take That Away From Me", "The Way You Look Tonight",as well as songs they sang alone and with other partners - such as Ginger's "We're In the Money" and "Embraceable You", which turned her into an overnight star (choreographed by none other than Fred Astaire!) and Fred's "Night and Day" and "Something's Gotta Give." All of the great songwriters couldn't wait to write for this incomparable pair and Karen Oberlin and Steve Ross bring this glorious music to ebullient life. Their show evokes the style, humour and charm that have kept Fred and Ginger known, loved and admired since their first film appearance in "Flying Down to Rio" more than 80 years ago. Karen Oberlin's Ginger is the perfect match to Ross's Astaire. Call for cover/minimum information.
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LONDON: RAY GELATO AND CLAIRE MARTIN: 'A SWINGIN' AFFAIR'

Friends for almost 30 years, award winning vocalists Claire Martin OBE and Ray Gelato have combined their love of swing and R & B and joined forces for their first show together 'A Swinging Affair' at THE PHEASANTRY(152-154 King's Road, London SW3 4UT - 08456 027 017 - ) on Tuesday, November 25th at 8:30 pm. These much celebrated and respected musicians share the stage with a world-class trio led by piano star Dave Newton to explore the Great American Songbook repertoire including such classics as; 'This Could be the Start of Something Big', 'Too Close for Comfort', 'Let's Call the Whole Thing Off' and 'They all Laughed'. Call for cover/minimum information.

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HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN LONDON: STEVE ROSS AND KAREN OBERLIN: CHEEK TO CHEEK - OPENING NIGHT!

HOTLINE MEMBER CABARET EVENT TONIGHT IN LONDON: STEVE ROSS AND KAREN OBERLIN: CHEEK TO CHEEK - OPENING NIGHT!

Two award-winning cabaret and concert performers, Karen Oberlin and Steve Ross join formidable forces in their new show 'CHEEK TO CHEEK - The Songs of Astaire and Rogers' to be presented at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888 - ) on Tuesday through Saturday, November 25th through 29th at 9:00 pm. In this charming show, Ross and Oberlin perform duets and solos from the iconic dance partners ten films, introducing many of the greatest songs by the Golden Age masters - the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer and more. Favourites such as "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off", "A Fine Romance", "A Foggy Day", "They Can't Take That Away From Me", "The Way You Look Tonight",as well as songs they sang alone and with other partners - such as Ginger's "We're In the Money" and "Embraceable You", which turned her into an overnight star (choreographed by none other than Fred Astaire!) and Fred's "Night and Day" and "Something's Gotta Give." All of the great songwriters couldn't wait to write for this incomparable pair and Karen Oberlin and Steve Ross bring this glorious music to ebullient life. Their show evokes the style, humour and charm that have kept Fred and Ginger known, loved and admired since their first film appearance in "Flying Down to Rio" more than 80 years ago. Karen Oberlin's Ginger is the perfect match to Ross's Astaire. Call for cover/minimum information.
 CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT

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CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENTS TODAY

CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENTS TODAY
Here are today's cabaret events performed/produced by members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE 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!

NYC: BARRETT IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW 

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
. CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT

NYC: ERIC COMSTOCK AT CAFE NOCTAMBULO AT PANGEA

Eric Comstock continues his residency at New York's newest music venue, CAFE NOCTAMBULO AT PANGEA (178 Second Avenue, NYC - 212-995-0900) from 8:00 pm to midnight every Tuesday night. An acknowledged master of the American Songbook, Comstock has appeared at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, and virtually every important nightclub in New York and across the country. He is one of only a handful of singer/pianists who can command a room merely by sitting at the piano, singing and telling stories. In addition to his extensive knowledge of repertoire, Comstock has a seemingly unending supply of anecdotes about the songs, the writers, and the stars who sang them. His unique combination of musicianship, history and charisma creates an experience that is as entertaining as it is musically savvy, and his audiences feel they've been to a terrific party where the music and the stories have been equally great. There is a $20 cover plus a $20 food/drink minimum.
 CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT

LONDON: STEVE ROSS AND KAREN OBERLIN: CHEEK TO CHEEK - OPENING NIGHT!

Two award-winning cabaret and concert performers, Karen Oberlin and Steve Ross join formidable forces in their new show 'CHEEK TO CHEEK - The Songs of Astaire and Rogers' to be presented at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888 - ) on Tuesday through Saturday, November 25th through 29th at 9:00 pm. In this charming show, Ross and Oberlin perform duets and solos from the iconic dance partners ten films, introducing many of the greatest songs by the Golden Age masters - the Gershwins, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Dorothy Fields, Jerome Kern, Johnny Mercer and more. Favourites such as "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off", "A Fine Romance", "A Foggy Day", "They Can't Take That Away From Me", "The Way You Look Tonight",as well as songs they sang alone and with other partners - such as Ginger's "We're In the Money" and "Embraceable You", which turned her into an overnight star (choreographed by none other than Fred Astaire!) and Fred's "Night and Day" and "Something's Gotta Give."• All of the great songwriters couldn't wait to write for this incomparable pair and Karen Oberlin and Steve Ross bring this glorious music to ebullient life. Their show evokes the style, humour and charm that have kept Fred and Ginger known, loved and admired since their first film appearance in "Flying Down to Rio" more than 80 years ago. Karen Oberlin's Ginger is the perfect match to Ross's Astaire. Call for cover/minimum information.
 CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT

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Monday, November 24, 2014

CABARET EVENTS FOR CHICAGO AND THE MID-WEST FOR TONIGHT FROM CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

CABARET EVENTS FOR CHICAGO AND THE MID-WEST 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!


CHICAGO: VALLERY DOLLS: "LADY PARTS"

Vallery Dolls brings her show "Lady Parts" to DAVENPORT'S (1383 North Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago, IL - 773-278-1830 - ) on Monday, November 24th at 8:00 pm. What makes a Lady? Vallery Dolls has a few ideas. Spend an evening with the Baritone Bombshell as she sings everything from Noel Coward and Jule Styne, to Radiohead and the Doors. Accompanied by Chicago cabaret legend Kyle Greer on piano and Laura Oleska on bass, Vallery examines what makes her a "Lady" but still keeps her from being a "Woman". This show is packed with all the golden-throated glamour you've come to expect from Vallery's lauded guest appearances with Vaudezilla Burlesque and Sideshow Theatre's "Chicago League of Lady Arm Wrestlers" There is a $13 cover plus a 2-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
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WASHINGTON, DC: JUANITO PASCUAL NEW FLAMENCO TRIO

Juanito Pascual New Flamenco Trio will perform at BLUES ALLEY(1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141 - ) on Monday, November 24th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Jonathan "Juanito" Pascual is acclaimed as one of the top flamenco guitarists on the international music scene. Born in Minneapolis, MN, Juanito is recognized in both Spain and the United States as a unique and creative voice with mesmerizing virtuosity, warm and evocative playing, and original compositional style. In 2009, Juanito made his on-screen debut alongside Steve Martin and Andy Garcia in the 2009 "Pink Panther 2" film. There is a $10 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: JANE MONHEIT, JIM CARUSO & BILLY STRITCH IN "HOLLYWOODLAND: SONGS FROM THE SILVER SCREEN"

Singers Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso and singer/pianist/arranger Billy Stritch will join forces in "Hollywoodland: Songs From The Silver Screen" at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Sunday, November 23rd through Thursday, November 27th at 6:00 pm. Material will include beloved songs like "Pennies From Heaven," "Let's Misbehave," "Over The Rainbow," "If I Only Had A Brain," "Bye Bye Baby," and "It Happened In Sun Valley." The trio will be accompanied by Rick Montalbano on drums and Neal Miner on bass. Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso and Billy Stritch had such a great time working together in the Jazz at Lincoln Center concert series, and were thrilled when Birdland offered them a weeklong booking on the historic stage. The trio brings a wealth of musical experience to this show, and they love performing tightly harmonized swing arrangements and lush ballads from the 30's, 40's and 50's. There is a $30 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: JIM CARUSO'S "CAST PARTY" MONDAYS AT BIRDLANDFEATURED OPEN MIC EVENT

Every Monday night at 9:30 pm, Broadway impresario Jim Caruso hosts "Cast Party", a combination open-mic, networking event and party at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) during which the biggest stars on Broadway relax on their night off by performing their favorite songs in an informal setting. Cast Party is a mix of music, impromptu performance and cocktail party revelry, where showbiz superstars, stunning jazz talents and cabaret glitterati hit the stage alongside up-and-comers to serve up jaw-dropping music and general razzle-dazzle. It's the ultimate spot to mix and mingle with talented show folk and their fans. There is a $20 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: DAVID SANBORN AT THE BLUE NOTE

Renowned and revered the world over as one of the greatest saxophone players of all time, David Sanborn will perform at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) on Thursday through Tuesday, November 20th through 25th with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Sanborn is an artist whose music has inspired countless other musicians while creating a body of work that spans the genres of rock 'n' roll, R&B, pop, and jazz. A naturally gifted performer, Sanborn has helped define the saxophone's modern sound while influencing a generation. Throughout the '90s, '00s, and into the present, Sanborn has continued to tour and record, having amassed a wide and enthusiastic fan base around the world. Recent albums like Dreaming Girl (2008), Here & Gone (2008), and Only Everything (2010) reflect the essence of an artist at peace with his own sound and development, yet still hungry - eager to explore the possibilities of his instrument and his abilities. There is a $40-$55

NYC: RODNEY WHITAKER & SOUL-R ENERGY AT DIZZY'S

Rodney Whitaker & Soul-R Energy will perform at DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595 - ) on Monday, November 24th with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Veteran bassist Rodney Whitaker has been a member of groups like the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, Wynton Marsalis Septet, and the Roy Hargrove Quintet, and he has performed with hundreds of musicians, from Dizzy Gillespie to Pat Metheny. Tonight, he performs with Soul-R Energy (Rodney Whitaker, bass; Rockelle Fortin, vocals; Bruce Barth, piano; Tim Warfield, saxophone; Clarence Penn, drums), a group of varied musicians that describe their style as "21st century soul jazz." Rooted in straight-ahead jazz, the band draws influence from hard bop, gospel, rhythm & blues, and soul music. Their latest CD, When We Find Ourselves Alone, was released in June 2014 and features a mix of original compositions and standards like "Mr. Magic" and "Autumn Leaves." Call for cover/minimum information.

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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!


NYC: CLARK WARREN: JAZZ STANDARDS WITH A TWIST
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Clark Warren brings his critically acclaimed show 'Jazz Standards With a Twist' to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Monday, November 24th at 7:00 pm. Clark knows he is a lucky so & so and this inventive, tuneful, upbeat show reflects that gratefulness. His business card simply reads "Voice" since working that instrument has always been his only business. From major TV voice overs to his hosting three syndicated music programs, to appearing at New York's Birdland and seventeen years of Manhattan cabaret, Clark has shared a lifetime of entertaining on stage, on radio, TV and in nightclubs with appreciative reviews and fans. Clark Warren is known as a singer, actor, voice-over artist, magician, entertainer. Highlights include: his continuing role as Don Curtis on NBC's "From These Roots"; Emmy award winning episode "Carol" in Ben Gazara's "Run for Your Life"; Clint Eastwood's "Coogan's Bluff" with Clint and Lee J. Cobb; four shows a night at Hollywood's Magic Castle where his oil portrait and caricature hang; news/music host on stations WDXN, WCBN and WMTR; 8 seasons of repertory stock; sole corporate TV spokesman for Thomas' English Muffins (6 years), Woolite (7 years), Ford Motor Company (2 years) and more, core member "Singers Forum OutReach" (16 years), and 17 years of NYC cabaret. There is a $15 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. $10 cover for members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE. BANNER ADVERTISERCABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER EVENT

NYC: THIS IS YOUR NIGHT! BOBBIE HOROWITZ!

The next in the ongoing This is Your Night! series sponsored by THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440 - ) will be This is Your Night! Bobbie Horowitz! on Monday, November 24th at 7:00 pm, honoring the very popular and much loved singer/ songwriter/ producer/ fashion coach. This is Your Night!(TM) is based on a classic premise that is hosted by Metropolitan Room Managing Partner, Bernie Furshpan, and profiles a guest honoree who has contributed in some significant way to the NYC Entertainment Industry. It can include, but not limited to: photographers, writers, bloggers, press, promoters, management, publicists, directors, musical directors, producers, etc. Scheduled to appear to honor Bobbie are Corinna Sowers-Adler, Charles "Chuck" Cooper, Elaine St. George, Rob Langeder, Stacie Perlman-Langeder, Dana Lorge, Sue Matsuki, Stearns Matthews, Sidney Myer, Mark Nadler, Warren Schein, Adam Shapiro, David F. Slone, Stacy Sullivan, Diana Templeton, David Vernon, Rev. Yolanda (Roger Mapes), Richard Skipper, and Guest Speakers and more. Musical Direction by Bill Zeffiro. A portion of the revenue will be given to the Guest of Honor's Charity of Choice. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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NYC: BROADWAY SINGS AT THE WEST END - NOW ON MONDAYS!!

The Open mic night hosted by Sarah Rice & Craig Pomranz on Thursdays on the Upper West Side has changed it's shownight! BROADWAY SINGS AT THE WEST END will now be held every MONDAY night,at THEWEST END (955 West End Avenue, NYC - 212-531-4759) from 7:00 to 9:00 pm (signup after 6:30 pm). An open mic with multi-award winning hosts Sarah and Craig bring the ultimate New York experience to the Upper West Side with all kinds of talent singing all genres of music -Broadway, Pop, Jazz, Classical, all are welcomed. There is a $7 cover - no minimum
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NYC: BARRETT IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW 

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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NYC: DOREEN MONTALVO BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

A very special Cabaret Cares benefit will take place on Monday, November 24th at 9:30 pm as Sprirt Award Winner and Drama Desk Award Winner Doreen Montalvo Mann celebrates her Birthday with a bash and some great Ladies Who Rock at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440 - ). Joining Doreen on this very special night will be some Rockin Ladies, Erika Amato, Stephanie Klemons, Elizabeth Acosta, Susan Winter, Liz McEndry, Kim Dunbar, Ilene Kristen, Gretchen Reinhagen Sue Matsuki, Alicia Tomasko, Christie Prades Jennifer Sanchez, and Nancy Ticotin. The evening will benefit Help Is On The Way Today a non for profit organization that Doreen has raised money for in the past on this very special night we will raise money for children,teens and youth living with HIV and AIDS. There is a $10 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: "THE SONGS OF JOEL B. NEW, VOLUME I" RELEASE PARTY!

Joel B. New and Friends raise a glass to the digital release of his first songbook, available exclusively (and for free) on MuseScore.com at THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE (61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438 - ) on Monday, November 24th at 7:00 pm. The 20-song collection includes piano/vocal selections from New's musical theatre projects, including TO HELL AND BACK, STANDALONE: A SONG CYCLE, MACKENZIE & and THE MISSING BOY, among others. Slated to perform at this intimate event is a handful of Mr. New's favorite vocalists, such as Melissa McKamie, Jacob Schneider, Kate Steinberg, and more. Joel B. New is the recipient of a 2008 American Theatre Wing Jonathan Larson Grant for his music and lyrics. Joel's work has been seen and developed at Ars Nova, Lincoln Center, 54 Below, New York Theatre Barn, and more. His musical theatre podcast, "Something New," is now in its third season and was recently named one of the Top 20 Podcasts for Theatre Fans by BroadwayWorld.com. No cover but a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: BURLESQUE TO BROADWAY AT THE CUTTING ROOM

Superstar Quinn Lemley will take over CUTTING ROOM (44 East 32nd Street, NYC - 212-691-1900) every Monday night in November at 8:00 pm with her iconic theatrical concert "Burlsque To Broadway Starring Quinn Lemley". She will be backed by her back-up divas and live hot big band. Moving from the giant theaters and halls, Quinn takes her show to the intimacy of the cabaret room, giving all a chance to get up close and personal with the one and only, most glamorous lady on stage today. Bridging the musical might between the worlds of burlesque, Broadway and beyond, this concert takes you to a time and place where variety ruled with glamour, powerful vocals, hit music and seductive dance. Choreographed by David Egger; Musical Direction by Daniel Lincoln; Costumes and Fans by Wendall Goings and featuring Stacey Harris as Razz, Samantha Stolzfus as Gracie, Jenna Rubin as LoRita St Lo and Chelsea Turbin as Trixie L'Amour along with The Amazing Burlesque To Broadway Band. Lemley has toured the country to ovational roars for three and half years in top theatres and casinos in North America. Now prepare yourself to be mesmerized with one explosive hit song after another with glamorous costumes by Wendall Goings, Rock of Ages, hot orchestrations by Bette Midler's arranger, Steve Rawlins and Quinn's powerful vocals set with seductive harmonies and sexy choreography by Merete Muenter and David Eggars with directing consultant and Tony Award Winner, Joe Hardy, Burlesque To Broadway is driven like a Ferrari with jokes, pokes, boas and mesmerizing spectacle. She has what it takes to hold a jaded teenagers attention for two hours while admiring wolves gaze at the stage. There is a $20-$30 cover.

NYC: ANN HAMPTON CALLAWAY: TURNING POINTS

Tony-nominated Broadway star and multiple MAC Award winner Ann Hampton Callaway brings a new personal and inspiring show to 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Sunday through Saturday, November 23rd through 29th (no show on Thanksgiving, the 27th) at 7:00 pm. Called Turning Points, the show explores the milestones of life as celebrated through song. Backed by The Ted Rosenthal Trio, Callaway sings classics from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, jazz and pop as well as songs the Platinum Award winning songwriter has penned. There is a $50-$70 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: ALLISON CASE & ANDREW KOBER 'THIS IS 30' AT 54 BELOW

Having recently celebrated their 30th birthdays, Case and Kobes-two talented friends and happy hippies will present a show at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551 - ) on Monday, November 24th at 9:30 pm to capture and celebrate life at this moment. The set list features a mix of musical theatre and pop/rock, covering artists from Ray Charles to Sara Bareilles, and offers an honest reflection of Allison and Andrew's excitement and fear as they face "adult things." Join Case and Kobes for an evening of incredible music, a bit of silliness, and a lot of heart. Allison Case and Andrew Kober met onstage in Hair at The Public's Delacorte Theater, and while they were with the production in London they became "Case and Kobes" hosting a radio show for SiriusXM On Broadway. Andrew can currently be seen in the Broadway revival of Les Miserables, and Allison appeared this spring in the new musical Fly by Night at Playwrights Horizons. There is a $25-$35 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: DINE & DANCE WITH VINCE GIORDANO AND THE NIGHTHAWKS - NOW AT THE IGUANA

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are back - and now will play every Monday & Tuesday night from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at at IGUANA'S VIP LOUNGE (240 West 54th Street, NYC - 212-765-5454). Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks is an eleven-piece band playing music of the 1920s & 30s for your dining and dancing pleasure. In 1976 Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks (originally known as the New Orleans Nighthawks) was formed. A big-band historian and collector, Giordano has more than 60,000 scores in his collection. There is a $15 cover (at the door) plus a $15 food drink minimum.


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