Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 16th Annual Cabaret Festival May 17-20 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. All performances are FREE to the public. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by renowned local and New York City-based artists.
This year’s theme will be “It’s All Relative!”
Music is shared through generations.
Come join us as we celebrate families of vocalists and musicians.
Featured events include:
- THURSDAY, MAY 17, 7:30 pm, Pianist BILL HELLER will accompany his son JONATHAN HELLER in a cabaret performance
- FRIDAY, MAY 18, 8 pm, STEARNS MATTHEWS will be accompanied by twin brothers ADAM & MATT PODD in “Me and the GershTwins: Songs of George and Ira Gershwin”
- SATURDAY, MAY 19, 2 pm– “Cabaret Conversations: Inside the American Songbook ” Established artists demonstrate and comment on the cabaret genre as they honor the songs and the songwriters. SUSAN JAMES will facilitate the discussion with cabaret critic ROB LESTER while artists perform. Husband and wife team ERIC COMSTOCK & BARBARA FASANO, PAMELA LEWIS,and MARIEANN MERINGOLO (singing songs of husband and wife team Alan and Marilyn Bergman).
- SATURDAY, MAY 19, 8 pm Husband and wife team ERIC COMSTOCK andBARBARA FASANO
- SUNDAY, MAY 20, 2 pm ELIZABETH SULLIVANsings and shares stories of her musical family with her daughter vocalist KT SULLIVAN in performance
Schedule is subject to change.
This event is made possible with funds from the Long Beach Public Library .
The library is handicapped accessible, located two blocks from the LIRR station in Long Beach, a 50-minute train ride from New York City’s Penn Station. For further information, visit website www.aip-arts.org.