By: Sandi Durell
The clubs are filled with talent galore. Just check the websites below for even more!
54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 www.54below.com – Anita Gillette/Penny Fuller, Kander & Ebb’s ‘The Act,’ Steve Kazee, 54 Sings Applause, Songs of Lyons & Pakchar, Sibling Revelry (Ann & Liz Callaway) Melissa Errico more and a delicious new Spring dinner menu of gourmet delicacies.
The Café Carlyle 35 East 76 St. (Madison Ave.) 212 744-1600 www.thecarlyle.com – Alexa Ray Joel, Lucie Arnaz, Tommy Tune Bemelman’s Bar – Earl Rose, Chris Gillespie, Rob Mosci, Eric Yves Garcia, David Budway, Loston Harris – Woody Allen Monday nights with Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band.
Metropolitan Room 34 W. 22nd Street (bet. 5/6 Aves), 212 206-0440 www.metropolitanroom.com – From Cabaret to Comedy – Always Annie Ross on Tuesday eves; Dana Lorge Variety Show, Open Mic, Patrick DeGennaro, Richard Pryor,Jr, Clark Warren, Drag Queen Contest, Joey Infante, Baby Jane Dexter, Vickie Phillips, Stacy Sullivan, Marieann Meringolo, Ron Dabney, more, more, more!
Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695-6909 www.thewestbankcafe.com – Broadway Ballyhoo, Le Scandal Burlesque, Broadway Sessions, Life’s a Garden, Girls Got Soul, Matt Yee’s Outrageous SingALong, more; delicious food too!
Don’t Tell Mama 343 W. 46 St., 212 265-001 www.donttellmamanyc.com – featuring the best piano bar in NYC, a sumptuous restaurant, and two cabaret rooms. Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway Chatterbox on Thurs. eves, Judy Garland/Liza Minnelli Live, Ted & Lo Show, Tim Dipasqua, Pat Candaras, Stew Frimer, Daryl Glenn, Richard Johnson, much more!
Birdland Jazz 315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Aves), 212 581-3080 www.birdlandjazz.com – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party Monday evenings, Barbara Carroll (Saturdays), Ben Rimalower, Jane Monheit, Amanda Green, Bway Sings Their Favorites. Some of the best jazz in town and a nice menu!
Iridium Jazz Club Broadway at West 51 St., 212 582-2121, www.iridiumjazzclub.com – features many jazz greats. See calendar for more. Varied food menu. Les Paul Mondays, Patti Austin, ScoBar Entertainment presents Sharon Clark, Hilary Kole. Full menu available.
Stage 72 (formerly The Triad) 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 www.stage72.com Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography, On Kentucky Avenue, Mel & El Show, Jacques Brel is Alive & Well, EEK! A Mousical!, Linda Miller- see complete calendar.
The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-5438 www.theduplex.com -piano bar, cabaret room –Great American Trailer Park Musical, Bill Brown, Twisted Whispies, Rev. Yolanda, Gay Campi, more, more, more! See calendar.
The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St, 212 691-900,www.thecuttingroomnyc.com The Gong Show Live, A Night at the Sands (Sinatra/Martin), much more
The Town Hall – 123 W. 43 St., 212 840-2824, www.the-townhall.org –Prairie Home Companion w/Garrison Keillor, Rufus Wainwright, David Bromberg & David Johansen. See calendar.
92nd St. Y Lyrics & Lyricists – 1395 Lexington Ave. 212 415-5500 – www.92Y.org – Getting to Know You: Rodgers & Hammerstein
Salon – Multiple Award Winning weekly Open Mic Event, different themes, different performers, created and hosted by Mark Janas with Tanya Moberly-Etcetera, Etcetera – 352 West 44th Street, NYC – Sundays www.markjanasthesalon.com
Midtown Jazz at Midday at St. Peter’s Church, Lexington Ave/54 St. Wednesdays, 12:30 pm 212 935-2200 hosted by Ronny Whyte
Bill Zeffiro – tinkles the ivories at La Mediterranee Bistro, 947 2nd Ave. (51st St.) Every Tues. eve. 9 p.m. with special guest performers
**Be sure to check with the venues for exact times, cover charges, minimums, additional performers and schedule changes.
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