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Wednesday, August 24, 2016

CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE CABARET PICK OF THE DAY - NYC: CONCERT TO BENEFIT CABARET SCENES MAGAZINE

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There are a lot of great cabaret events tonight, but here is just one chosen by CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE for your special consideration.



NYC: CONCERT TO BENEFIT CABARET SCENES MAGAZINE

On Wednesday, August 24th at 6:30 pm (note change of time) some of cabarets most talented performers will take to the stage of THE METRO-POLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) to raise money for a Cabaret Scenes Magazine Benefit Show. The cabaret community is lucky to have a publication like Cabaret Scenes, performers are reviewed, featured in this bi-monthly publication published by Peter Leavy. Performers scheduled to appear so far are Lina Koutrakos, Stacy Sullivan, T.Oliver Reid, Iris Williams, Yvonne Constant, Josephine Bianco, Lennie Watts, Frenchie Davis, Laurie Krauz, Tom Gamblin, Karen Akers, Sidney Myer, Vivian Reed, Minda Larsen, Carolyn Montgomery Forant, Lee Roy Reams, Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller. There is a $35 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


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CHICAGO: CCP SETS DATE FOR 18th ANNIVERSARY GALA - OCTOBER 16th
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT

CCP (Chicago Cabaret Professionals)has announced that the Chicago Cabaret Professionals' 18th Anniversary Gala "Sentimental Journeys" will be held on Sunday, October 16th at 7:00 pm at THE PARK WEST (322 West Armitage, Chicago, IL - TKTS: 312-559-1212 - http://www.ticketmaster.com/). Chicago cabaret veteran Joan Curto and Tony Award-winning actor, and former Chicagoan, Christine Ebersole will be honored during the gala. Curto will receive the Gold Coast Award and Ebersole the Lifetime Achievement Award. Detailed plans for the show, which casts a welcome spotlight on Chicago's ever-growing cabaret community, are in progress. Information will be posted as it becomes available. Tickets go on sale in August. Stay tuned! More information at http://www.chicagocabaret.org .

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NYC: THE MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ITS FOURTH DECADE OF SONG & SPLENDOR AS SEVENTY DIVERSE PERFORMERS HERALD SONDHEIM, STROUSE, HARNICK, SYMS, ET AL - OCTOBER 18-21
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT

The Cabaret Convention of THE MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION will take place October 18th through 21st at ROSE THEATER AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (Columbus Circle, Broadway at 60th Street, NYC). The event has become a much anticipated, much acclaimed annual highlight of New York's autumn music season. This year, however, the four-performance concert series observes two especially noteworthy achievements. In addition to celebrating its twenty-seventh convention presentation, the Foundation simultaneously heralds the onset of its fourth decade of operation. Against wildly fluctuating public preferences in music, entertainment, and entertainers, The Mabel Mercer Foundation now has endured for more than thirty years • and flourished in its absolute commitment to the classic, "Great Popular Songbook," past, present and future. Commemorating that achievement, the 2016 Cabaret Convention presents four different music programs. More than seventy singers are scheduled to appear, and the productions include specific tributes to the songs of Stephen Sondheim, the lyrics of Sheldon Harnick, the melodies of Charles Strouse, and the repertoire of legendary jazz artist Sylvia Syms. Each evening boasts its own host(s), and the preeminent emcees include Klea Blackhurst, Jeff Harnar, Andrea Marcovicci, Rex Reed, and KT Sullivan; the latter also is the artistic director of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. Presale advance tickets now are available ONLY through The Mabel Mercer Foundation: 212-980-3026 or info@mabelmercer.org . Prices are $100, $50, and $25, and Premium Patron Seating is also available @ $500 ($350 of which is tax-deductible). Those holding Patron Seating tickets are invited to a post-show cocktail reception with the evening's artists; Patron Seating is limited to fifty seats per performance. For further information about the twenty-seventh Cabaret Convention, please visit: http://www.mabelmercer.org



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NYC: RAISSA KATONA BENNETT'S CD "ANOTHER KIND OF LIGHT"!

"Another Kind of Light", Raissa Katona Bennett's latest CD is available now - perfect for relaxed listening and a great gift for any time of year that keeps giving joy and pleasure all year round! It's a pop-contemporary spin on several well known standards, combined with new songs, a mix of jazz, pop, and theatre, that intelligently explore the human condition and strike a universal chord. On this CD, three songs were written expressly for Raissa - two by Michael John LaChiusa: "Torch Song for Raissa" and "Bye, Bye, Ingenue", and onw by David Caldwell: "i carry your heart". Two other songs received their first commercial recording here: Ron Abel and Chuck Steffan's "Waiting for a Westbound Train," and "How Could I Not?" is from the David Spencer/cAlan Menken musical, THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ. On Broadway: Raissa was "Christine Daae" in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and performed in CHESS, as a benefit for the Actor's Fund. First National Tours: "Jellylorum/Griddlebone" and "Jennyanydots" in CATS, and as "Lizzie Phagan" in PARADE, where she worked with the original creative team of director Harold Prince, choreographer Patricia Birch, author Alfred Uhry, and composer Jason Robert Brown. In NYC, Raissa has headlined at: Feinstein's, Metropolitan Room, Iridium and The Laurie Beechman Theatre. She has guest starred at: The Supper Club, Rainbow Room, 88's, Don't Tell Mama, Chita's, The Algonquin, and Radio City Music Hall. She has soloed with many symphony orchestras and was guest soloist at the estate of the legendary Cal Ripken, Jr. She was featured at the Lincoln Center Barnes and Noble in their Any Wednesday series, performing selections from her CD, What I Was Dreaming Of. Her newest CD, Another Kind of Light, was released through LML Music, August, 2012, and can be purchased there or on Amazon and iTunes. For details and to order, CLICK HERE!

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NYC: TANYA MOBERLY SINGS AMY - ANI - RICKI - JONI WITH RITT HENN - PART 3 OF NEW 7-MONTH SERIES AT DON'T TELL MAMA - SEPTEMBER 7th
CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER DISCOUNT - $5 OFF THE COVER

Bistro Award and MAC Award Winning Performer, and Six-Time MAC Award Winning Producer, the acclaimed Tanya Moberly, continues a new series of shows at DON'T TELL MAMA(343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) with TANYA MOBERLY SINGS AMY - ANI - RICKI - JONI with musical director Ritt Henn. Shows are scheduled for Wednesday, September 7th; Friday, September 10th at 7:00 pm;and Friday, September 30th at 7:00 pm; and Wednesday, October 5th at 7:00 pm. Additional shows are scheduled, featuring several accompanists, through December. The show features songs by: Amy Winehouse, Ani DeFranco, Ricki Lee Jones, and Joni Mitchell. For each show in the series, there is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. For details on all shows, see http://tanyamoberly.com/shows/       $20 cover for members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE.

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NYC: LYNN HENDERSON SALUTES SONGWRITERS AT DON'T TELL MAMA - SEPTEMBER 8th, 13th & 25th

Lynn Henderson will be sharing songs by Jerry Herman, Charles Aznavour, Billy Joel, The Gershwins, Doug Cohen, Amanda McBroom and many more in her new show at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Thursday, September 8th; Tuesday, September 13th; and Sunday, September 25th - all shows at 7:00 pm. She is joined on stage by Douglas J. Cohen, on piano and vocals; Bassist: Robert Sabin; and Guest Artists: Christine Perone & Aaron Tolson. Director is Barry Kleinbort and Associate Director is Michael Lee Stever. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

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NYC: MARIEANN MERINGOLO: THE SONGS OF ALAN & MARILYN BERGMAN - SEPTEMBER 23rd

Award-winning recording artist and entertainer Marieann Meringolo brings her brand new show 'Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: The Songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman' back to New York City and FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) to wow her audiences for 3 more eve-nings! Performances are scheduled for Fridays, September 23rd & 30th at 9:30 pm, and Friday, October 7th at 7:00 pm. She is joined on stage by Musical Director, Pianist, Arranger Doyle Newmyer and on Bass, Boots Maleson and Drums, Sipho Kunene. Director is Will Nunziata. The theatrical concerts will celebrate the 3-Time Academy Award winning songwriting team of Alan & Marilyn Bergman. Having written the lyrics for numerous television shows, films, and stage musicals, the Bergman's also wrote for some of the best artists of our time: Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Michael Jackson, Johnny Mathis, and most notably Barbra Streisand - who has recorded 64 of their songs. Directed by Will Nunziata, the show will keep your foot tapping, mind thinking, soul yearning, and heart soaring. Songs include "The Way We Were", "How Do You Keep The Music Playing", "Where Do You Start", "Nice 'n' Easy", "That Face", "The Windmills of Your Mind", "It Might Be You", and many more. There is a $30-$70 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

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NYC: SAM FAZIO PERFORMS "NEW YORK STATE OF MIND" - OCTOBER 8th

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551), presents Chicago-based vocalist Sam Fazio as he returns to Manhattan for his new show, New York State of Mind, on October 8th at 9:30 pm. Sam will celebrate the people, places, and performers who make New York City one of the greatest cities in the world. Sam will perform songs from Billy Strayhorn to Billy Joel, and everything in between - all in Sam's fresh, yet classic style. Hear songs like Take the A Train, Manhattan, How About You and of course, New York State of Mind. Sam is joined by fellow Chicago-based musician, Chris White, on piano. Chris also serves as musical director for the show. Fazio can be seen regularly at many venues throughout the Chicagoland area, including the Coq d'Or at the historic Drake Hotel. Sam has performed at legendary jazz clubs, including Andy's, Cliff Bell's Green Mill, Pete Miller's and Jazz Showcase. Sam has also performed at many festivals and performing arts centers across the country. Sam's repertoire includes a unique mix of American standards, swing tunes and pop classics. His heartfelt interpretations bring new life to the standards and showcase his current, yet classic style. Sam's phrasing and storytelling is said to be reminiscent of the great Sinatra at his best - although Sam is definitely his own man. Call for reservations and cover/minimum information.

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CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE FEATURED CABARET BENEFIT EVENTS IN SEPTEMBER

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IN SEPTEMBERCabaret performers, producers and venues are always ready to support a needy and/or important cause. In this section we spotlight special cabaret benefit events that we feel are worthy of your attention - and support. In most cases, if you cannot attend the event, there are instructions how tosend your donation directly. Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send a press release!


NYC: TUDOR CITY GREENS CONCERTS IN THE PARKS
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th at 6:30 pm



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NYC: ROBIN'S NEST/A BENEFIT FOR HELPUSADOPT.ORG RETURNS ON SEPTEMBER 19TH STARRING KT SULLIVAN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

Celebrate the new season at  THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) on Monday, September 19th at 7:00 pm! Join host and Helpusadopt.org board member Robin Westle, headliner KT Sullivan and special guest stars Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin! Sullivan is artistic director of the Mabel Mercer Foundation and multi-award winning cabaret artist. She performed the role of 'Lorelei Lee' in the Broadway revival of of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, as well as 'Sulky Tawdry' in the Broadway revival of The Threepenny Opera. Megan McGinnis is currently starring in the west coast premiere of 'Sense and Sensibility' and is known for her Broadway roles as 'Beth' in Little Women, 'Belle' in Beauty and the Beast, and 'Eponine' in Les Miz, Broadway shows Thoroughly Modern Millie, Side Show and Parade, and for creating the role of 'Jerusha Abott' in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs. Adam Halpin is known on Broadway for Glory Days, off Broadway for Rent and Dogfight, National tours of Kinky Boots and Rent, and for playing the role of 'Jervis' in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs. Featured guests are Arthur L Ross (Broadway and national tour of Elf) and Isaiah Feil-Sharp (student at Professional Performing Arts HS at Rosie's Kids Musical Theatre Program).

This will be an unforgettable night of song and story to benefit Helpusadopt.org. Complete biographies will be available at the show. HelpUsAdopt.org, founded in 2007, is a national 501c3 adoption grant program. The organization is the only one of its kind in the United States that embodies all of the following criteria:

• awards large life-changing and problem-solving grants up to $15,000 that help families complete their adoptions -supports all types of families (married couples, single parent and LGBT families)
• supports all types of adoptions (domestic, international, foster care) supports all types of religions without requiring a statement of faith
• does not charge applicants to apply

Helpusadopt.org's average grant is approximately $8,500 and since the organization's launch in 2007, Helpusadopt.org has helped to build more than 175 families by awarding over $1,500,000 in total adoption grants. For more information, please see their web site at http://www.Helpusadopt.org.For show reservations, contact Ovation Ticketing Service at 212-352-3101. There is a $25 cover charge and a $20 food/drink minimum.
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CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE CABARET PICK OF THE DAY - Wednesday, August 24th

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There are a lot of great cabaret events tonight, but here is just one chosen by CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE for your special consideration.



NYC: CONCERT TO BENEFIT CABARET SCENES MAGAZINE

On Wednesday, August 24th at 6:30 pm (note change of time) some of cabarets most talented performers will take to the stage of THE METRO-POLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) to raise money for a Cabaret Scenes Magazine Benefit Show. The cabaret community is lucky to have a publication like Cabaret Scenes, performers are reviewed, featured in this bi-monthly publication published by Peter Leavy. Performers scheduled to appear so far are Lina Koutrakos, Stacy Sullivan, T.Oliver Reid, Iris Williams, Yvonne Constant, Josephine Bianco, Lennie Watts, Frenchie Davis, Laurie Krauz, Tom Gamblin, Karen Akers, Sidney Myer, Vivian Reed, Minda Larsen, Carolyn Montgomery Forant, Lee Roy Reams, Anita Gillette and Penny Fuller. There is a $35 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


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Monday, August 22, 2016

CABARET ORGANIZATION SPONSORED CABARET EVENT ANNOUNCEMENTS

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CHICAGO: CCP SETS DATE FOR 18th ANNIVERSARY GALA - OCTOBER 16th
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT

CCP (Chicago Cabaret Professionals)has announced that the Chicago Cabaret Professionals' 18th Anniversary Gala "Sentimental Journeys" will be held on Sunday, October 16th at 7:00 pm at THE PARK WEST (322 West Armitage, Chicago, IL - TKTS: 312-559-1212 - http://www.ticketmaster.com/). Chicago cabaret veteran Joan Curto and Tony Award-winning actor, and former Chicagoan, Christine Ebersole will be honored during the gala. Curto will receive the Gold Coast Award and Ebersole the Lifetime Achievement Award. Detailed plans for the show, which casts a welcome spotlight on Chicago's ever-growing cabaret community, are in progress. Information will be posted as it becomes available. Tickets go on sale in August. Stay tuned! More information at http://www.chicagocabaret.org .

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NYC: THE MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION LAUNCHES ITS FOURTH DECADE OF SONG & SPLENDOR AS SEVENTY DIVERSE PERFORMERS HERALD SONDHEIM, STROUSE, HARNICK, SYMS, ET AL
FEATURED CABARET ORGANIZATION EVENT

The Cabaret Convention of THE MABEL MERCER FOUNDATION will take place October 18th through 21st at ROSE THEATER AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (Columbus Circle, Broadway at 60th Street, NYC). The event has become a much anticipated, much acclaimed annual highlight of New York's autumn music season. This year, however, the four-performance concert series observes two especially noteworthy achievements. In addition to celebrating its twenty-seventh convention presentation, the Foundation simultaneously heralds the onset of its fourth decade of operation. Against wildly fluctuating public preferences in music, entertainment, and entertainers, The Mabel Mercer Foundation now has endured for more than thirty years • and flourished in its absolute commitment to the classic, "Great Popular Songbook," past, present and future. Commemorating that achievement, the 2016 Cabaret Convention presents four different music programs. More than seventy singers are scheduled to appear, and the productions include specific tributes to the songs of Stephen Sondheim, the lyrics of Sheldon Harnick, the melodies of Charles Strouse, and the repertoire of legendary jazz artist Sylvia Syms. Each evening boasts its own host(s), and the preeminent emcees include Klea Blackhurst, Jeff Harnar, Andrea Marcovicci, Rex Reed, and KT Sullivan; the latter also is the artistic director of The Mabel Mercer Foundation. Presale advance tickets now are available ONLY through The Mabel Mercer Foundation: 212-980-3026 or info@mabelmercer.org . Prices are $100, $50, and $25, and Premium Patron Seating is also available @ $500 ($350 of which is tax-deductible). Those holding Patron Seating tickets are invited to a post-show cocktail reception with the evening's artists; Patron Seating is limited to fifty seats per performance. For further information about the twenty-seventh Cabaret Convention, please visit: http://www.mabelmercer.org

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CABARET CDs AND VIDEOS ADVERTISED ON CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE THIS WEEK

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The following cabaret CDs and Videos are being advertised on 
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NYC: RAISSA KATONA BENNETT'S CD "ANOTHER KIND OF LIGHT"!

"Another Kind of Light", Raissa Katona Bennett's latest CD is available now - perfect for relaxed listening and a great gift for any time of year that keeps giving joy and pleasure all year round! It's a pop-contemporary spin on several well known standards, combined with new songs, a mix of jazz, pop, and theatre, that intelligently explore the human condition and strike a universal chord. On this CD, three songs were written expressly for Raissa - two by Michael John LaChiusa: "Torch Song for Raissa" and "Bye, Bye, Ingenue", and onw by David Caldwell: "i carry your heart". Two other songs received their first commercial recording here: Ron Abel and Chuck Steffan's "Waiting for a Westbound Train," and "How Could I Not?" is from the David Spencer/cAlan Menken musical, THE APPRENTICESHIP OF DUDDY KRAVITZ. On Broadway: Raissa was "Christine Daae" in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and performed in CHESS, as a benefit for the Actor's Fund. First National Tours: "Jellylorum/Griddlebone" and "Jennyanydots" in CATS, and as "Lizzie Phagan" in PARADE, where she worked with the original creative team of director Harold Prince, choreographer Patricia Birch, author Alfred Uhry, and composer Jason Robert Brown. In NYC, Raissa has headlined at: Feinstein's, Metropolitan Room, Iridium and The Laurie Beechman Theatre. She has guest starred at: The Supper Club, Rainbow Room, 88's, Don't Tell Mama, Chita's, The Algonquin, and Radio City Music Hall. She has soloed with many symphony orchestras and was guest soloist at the estate of the legendary Cal Ripken, Jr. She was featured at the Lincoln Center Barnes and Noble in their Any Wednesday series, performing selections from her CD, What I Was Dreaming Of. Her newest CD, Another Kind of Light, was released through LML Music, August, 2012, and can be purchased there or on Amazon and iTunes. For details and to order, CLICK HERE!

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NYC: TANYA MOBERLY SINGS AMY - ANI - RICKI - JONI WITH RITT HENN - PART 3 OF NEW 7-MONTH SERIES AT DON'T TELL MAMA - SEPTEMBER 7th
CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER DISCOUNT - $5 OFF THE COVER

Bistro Award and MAC Award Winning Performer, and Six-Time MAC Award Winning Producer, the acclaimed Tanya Moberly, continues a new series of shows at DON'T TELL MAMA(343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) with TANYA MOBERLY SINGS AMY - ANI - RICKI - JONI with musical director Ritt Henn. Shows are scheduled for Wednesday, September 7th; Friday, September 10th at 7:00 pm;and Friday, September 30th at 7:00 pm; and Wednesday, October 5th at 7:00 pm. Additional shows are scheduled, featuring several accompanists, through December. The show features songs by: Amy Winehouse, Ani DeFranco, Ricki Lee Jones, and Joni Mitchell. For each show in the series, there is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. For details on all shows, see http://tanyamoberly.com/shows/       $20 cover for members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE.

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NYC: LYNN HENDERSON SALUTES SONGWRITERS AT DON'T TELL MAMA - SEPTEMBER 8th, 13th & 25th

Lynn Henderson will be sharing songs by Jerry Herman, Charles Aznavour, Billy Joel, The Gershwins, Doug Cohen, Amanda McBroom and many more in her new show at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Thursday, September 8th; Tuesday, September 13th; and Sunday, September 25th - all shows at 7:00 pm. She is joined on stage by Douglas J. Cohen, on piano and vocals; Bassist: Robert Sabin; and Guest Artists: Christine Perone & Aaron Tolson. Director is Barry Kleinbort and Associate Director is Michael Lee Stever. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

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NYC: MARIEANN MERINGOLO: THE SONGS OF ALAN & MARILYN BERGMAN - SEPTEMBER 23rd

Award-winning recording artist and entertainer Marieann Meringolo brings her brand new show 'Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: The Songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman' back to New York City and FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) to wow her audiences for 3 more eve-nings! Performances are scheduled for Fridays, September 23rd & 30th at 9:30 pm, and Friday, October 7th at 7:00 pm. She is joined on stage by Musical Director, Pianist, Arranger Doyle Newmyer and on Bass, Boots Maleson and Drums, Sipho Kunene. Director is Will Nunziata. The theatrical concerts will celebrate the 3-Time Academy Award winning songwriting team of Alan & Marilyn Bergman. Having written the lyrics for numerous television shows, films, and stage musicals, the Bergman's also wrote for some of the best artists of our time: Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Michael Jackson, Johnny Mathis, and most notably Barbra Streisand - who has recorded 64 of their songs. Directed by Will Nunziata, the show will keep your foot tapping, mind thinking, soul yearning, and heart soaring. Songs include "The Way We Were", "How Do You Keep The Music Playing", "Where Do You Start", "Nice 'n' Easy", "That Face", "The Windmills of Your Mind", "It Might Be You", and many more. There is a $30-$70 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

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OCTOBER 2016


NYC: SAM FAZIO PERFORMS "NEW YORK STATE OF MIND" - OCTOBER 8th

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551), presents Chicago-based vocalist Sam Fazio as he returns to Manhattan for his new show, New York State of Mind, on October 8th at 9:30 pm. Sam will celebrate the people, places, and performers who make New York City one of the greatest cities in the world. Sam will perform songs from Billy Strayhorn to Billy Joel, and everything in between - all in Sam's fresh, yet classic style. Hear songs like Take the A Train, Manhattan, How About You and of course, New York State of Mind. Sam is joined by fellow Chicago-based musician, Chris White, on piano. Chris also serves as musical director for the show. Fazio can be seen regularly at many venues throughout the Chicagoland area, including the Coq d'Or at the historic Drake Hotel. Sam has performed at legendary jazz clubs, including Andy's, Cliff Bell's Green Mill, Pete Miller's and Jazz Showcase. Sam has also performed at many festivals and performing arts centers across the country. Sam's repertoire includes a unique mix of American standards, swing tunes and pop classics. His heartfelt interpretations bring new life to the standards and showcase his current, yet classic style. Sam's phrasing and storytelling is said to be reminiscent of the great Sinatra at his best - although Sam is definitely his own man. Call for reservations and cover/minimum information.

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Cabaret performers, producers and venues are always ready to support a needy and/or important cause. In this section we spotlight special cabaret benefit events that we feel are worthy of your attention - and support. In most cases, if you cannot attend the event, there are instructions how tosend your donation directly. Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send a press release!


NYC: TUDOR CITY GREENS CONCERTS IN THE PARKS
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th at 6:30 pm



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NYC: ROBIN'S NEST/A BENEFIT FOR HELPUSADOPT.ORG RETURNS ON SEPTEMBER 19TH STARRING KT SULLIVAN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

Celebrate the new season at  THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) on Monday, September 19th at 7:00 pm! Join host and Helpusadopt.org board member Robin Westle, headliner KT Sullivan and special guest stars Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin! Sullivan is artistic director of the Mabel Mercer Foundation and multi-award winning cabaret artist. She performed the role of 'Lorelei Lee' in the Broadway revival of of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, as well as 'Sulky Tawdry' in the Broadway revival of The Threepenny Opera. Megan McGinnis is currently starring in the west coast premiere of 'Sense and Sensibility' and is known for her Broadway roles as 'Beth' in Little Women, 'Belle' in Beauty and the Beast, and 'Eponine' in Les Miz, Broadway shows Thoroughly Modern Millie, Side Show and Parade, and for creating the role of 'Jerusha Abott' in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs. Adam Halpin is known on Broadway for Glory Days, off Broadway for Rent and Dogfight, National tours of Kinky Boots and Rent, and for playing the role of 'Jervis' in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs. Featured guests are Arthur L Ross (Broadway and national tour of Elf) and Isaiah Feil-Sharp (student at Professional Performing Arts HS at Rosie's Kids Musical Theatre Program).

This will be an unforgettable night of song and story to benefit Helpusadopt.org. Complete biographies will be available at the show. HelpUsAdopt.org, founded in 2007, is a national 501c3 adoption grant program. The organization is the only one of its kind in the United States that embodies all of the following criteria:

• awards large life-changing and problem-solving grants up to $15,000 that help families complete their adoptions -supports all types of families (married couples, single parent and LGBT families)
• supports all types of adoptions (domestic, international, foster care) supports all types of religions without requiring a statement of faith
• does not charge applicants to apply

Helpusadopt.org's average grant is approximately $8,500 and since the organization's launch in 2007, Helpusadopt.org has helped to build more than 175 families by awarding over $1,500,000 in total adoption grants. For more information, please see their web site at http://www.Helpusadopt.org.For show reservations, contact Ovation Ticketing Service at 212-352-3101. There is a $25 cover charge and a $20 food/drink minimum.

 Robin Westle IS A MEMBER OF CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE




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NYC: TANYA MOBERLY SINGS AMY - ANI - RICKI - JONI WITH RITT HENN - PART 3 OF NEW 7-MONTH SERIES AT DON'T TELL MAMA - SEPTEMBER 7th
CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE MEMBER DISCOUNT - $5 OFF THE COVER

Bistro Award and MAC Award Winning Performer, and Six-Time MAC Award Winning Producer, the acclaimed Tanya Moberly, continues a new series of shows at DON'T TELL MAMA(343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) with TANYA MOBERLY SINGS AMY - ANI - RICKI - JONI with musical director Ritt Henn. Shows are scheduled for Wednesday, September 7th; Friday, September 10th at 7:00 pm;and Friday, September 30th at 7:00 pm; and Wednesday, October 5th at 7:00 pm. Additional shows are scheduled, featuring several accompanists, through December. The show features songs by: Amy Winehouse, Ani DeFranco, Ricki Lee Jones, and Joni Mitchell. For each show in the series, there is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. For details on all shows, see http://tanyamoberly.com/shows/       $20 cover for members of CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE.

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NYC: LYNN HENDERSON SALUTES SONGWRITERS AT DON'T TELL MAMA - SEPTEMBER 8th, 13th & 25th

Lynn Henderson will be sharing songs by Jerry Herman, Charles Aznavour, Billy Joel, The Gershwins, Doug Cohen, Amanda McBroom and many more in her new show at DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Thursday, September 8th; Tuesday, September 13th; and Sunday, September 25th - all shows at 7:00 pm. She is joined on stage by Douglas J. Cohen, on piano and vocals; Bassist: Robert Sabin; and Guest Artists: Christine Perone & Aaron Tolson. Director is Barry Kleinbort and Associate Director is Michael Lee Stever. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

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NYC: MARIEANN MERINGOLO: THE SONGS OF ALAN & MARILYN BERGMAN - SEPTEMBER 23rd

Award-winning recording artist and entertainer Marieann Meringolo brings her brand new show 'Between Yesterday and Tomorrow: The Songs of Alan & Marilyn Bergman' back to New York City and FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) to wow her audiences for 3 more eve-nings! Performances are scheduled for Fridays, September 23rd & 30th at 9:30 pm, and Friday, October 7th at 7:00 pm. She is joined on stage by Musical Director, Pianist, Arranger Doyle Newmyer and on Bass, Boots Maleson and Drums, Sipho Kunene. Director is Will Nunziata. The theatrical concerts will celebrate the 3-Time Academy Award winning songwriting team of Alan & Marilyn Bergman. Having written the lyrics for numerous television shows, films, and stage musicals, the Bergman's also wrote for some of the best artists of our time: Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, Michael Jackson, Johnny Mathis, and most notably Barbra Streisand - who has recorded 64 of their songs. Directed by Will Nunziata, the show will keep your foot tapping, mind thinking, soul yearning, and heart soaring. Songs include "The Way We Were", "How Do You Keep The Music Playing", "Where Do You Start", "Nice 'n' Easy", "That Face", "The Windmills of Your Mind", "It Might Be You", and many more. There is a $30-$70 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

 MARIEANN MERINGOLO IS A MEMBER OF CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE 

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NYC: SAM FAZIO PERFORMS "NEW YORK STATE OF MIND" - OCTOBER 8th

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551), presents Chicago-based vocalist Sam Fazio as he returns to Manhattan for his new show, New York State of Mind, on October 8th at 9:30 pm. Sam will celebrate the people, places, and performers who make New York City one of the greatest cities in the world. Sam will perform songs from Billy Strayhorn to Billy Joel, and everything in between - all in Sam's fresh, yet classic style. Hear songs like Take the A Train, Manhattan, How About You and of course, New York State of Mind. Sam is joined by fellow Chicago-based musician, Chris White, on piano. Chris also serves as musical director for the show. Fazio can be seen regularly at many venues throughout the Chicagoland area, including the Coq d'Or at the historic Drake Hotel. Sam has performed at legendary jazz clubs, including Andy's, Cliff Bell's Green Mill, Pete Miller's and Jazz Showcase. Sam has also performed at many festivals and performing arts centers across the country. Sam's repertoire includes a unique mix of American standards, swing tunes and pop classics. His heartfelt interpretations bring new life to the standards and showcase his current, yet classic style. Sam's phrasing and storytelling is said to be reminiscent of the great Sinatra at his best - although Sam is definitely his own man. Call for reservations and cover/minimum information.

 SAM FAZIO IS A MEMBER OF CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE

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CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE FEATURED CABARET BENEFIT EVENTS

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Cabaret performers, producers and venues are always ready to support a needy and/or important cause. In this section we spotlight special cabaret benefit events that we feel are worthy of your attention - and support. In most cases, if you cannot attend the event, there are instructions how tosend your donation directly. Every day in every way we're promoting Cabaret! Your event missing? Send a press release!


NYC: TUDOR CITY GREENS CONCERTS IN THE PARKS
WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th at 6:30 pm



MUSIC FOR CITY GREENS IS A MEMBER OF CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE


NYC: ROBIN'S NEST/A BENEFIT FOR HELPUSADOPT.ORG RETURNS ON SEPTEMBER 19TH STARRING KT SULLIVAN WITH SPECIAL GUESTS

Celebrate the new season at  THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) on Monday, September 19th at 7:00 pm! Join host and Helpusadopt.org board member Robin Westle, headliner KT Sullivan and special guest stars Megan McGinnis and Adam Halpin! Sullivan is artistic director of the Mabel Mercer Foundation and multi-award winning cabaret artist. She performed the role of 'Lorelei Lee' in the Broadway revival of of Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, as well as 'Sulky Tawdry' in the Broadway revival of The Threepenny Opera. Megan McGinnis is currently starring in the west coast premiere of 'Sense and Sensibility' and is known for her Broadway roles as 'Beth' in Little Women, 'Belle' in Beauty and the Beast, and 'Eponine' in Les Miz, Broadway shows Thoroughly Modern Millie, Side Show and Parade, and for creating the role of 'Jerusha Abott' in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs. Adam Halpin is known on Broadway for Glory Days, off Broadway for Rent and Dogfight, National tours of Kinky Boots and Rent, and for playing the role of 'Jervis' in the musical adaptation of Daddy Long Legs. Featured guests are Arthur L Ross (Broadway and national tour of Elf) and Isaiah Feil-Sharp (student at Professional Performing Arts HS at Rosie's Kids Musical Theatre Program).

This will be an unforgettable night of song and story to benefit Helpusadopt.org. Complete biographies will be available at the show. HelpUsAdopt.org, founded in 2007, is a national 501c3 adoption grant program. The organization is the only one of its kind in the United States that embodies all of the following criteria:

• awards large life-changing and problem-solving grants up to $15,000 that help families complete their adoptions -supports all types of families (married couples, single parent and LGBT families)
• supports all types of adoptions (domestic, international, foster care) supports all types of religions without requiring a statement of faith
• does not charge applicants to apply

Helpusadopt.org's average grant is approximately $8,500 and since the organization's launch in 2007, Helpusadopt.org has helped to build more than 175 families by awarding over $1,500,000 in total adoption grants. For more information, please see their web site at http://www.Helpusadopt.org.For show reservations, contact Ovation Ticketing Service at 212-352-3101. There is a $25 cover charge and a $20 food/drink minimum.

 Robin Westle IS A MEMBER OF CABARET HOTLINE ONLINE




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NYC: MARY FOSTER CONKLIN TO HOST NEW FM RADIO SHOW ON THE WEB

Jazz/cabaret vocalist Mary Foster Conklin continues on WFDU 89.1 FM, hosting a weekly show every Sunday from 3:00 to 7:00 pm (Eastern Time), streaming on their HD2 channel, Jazz and What's More. You can find it on the internet at http://www.wfdu.fm - and clicking on the "Listen to HD2" button. You'll be given a player for your device and will hear the channel instantly. There's also a free app you can download for both iPhone and Android. The program is called "A Broad Spectrum" and offers up an assortment of music by Women Who Inspire - Writers, Composers, Instrumentalists and Vocalists (there will be airplay of male artists too, in the Honorable Men-tion slot). If you would like to send any promotional material for airplay on A Broad Spectrum, please send to this address:

Mary Foster Conklin
MockTurtle Music
PO Box 528, Old Chelsea Station
New York, NY  10011

or contact her via email at thechelseafinch@hotmail.com.


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NEARLY ALL MEMBERSHIPS EXPIRED
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