New York’s Nightclub 54 Below will present its own celebration of the art of cabaret pre Cabaret Convention (Oct. 20 to 23 – Lincoln Center), with a new Cabaret Festival.

The NYC Cabaret Festival plays Aug. 17, 24 and 31 at 7 PM and 9:30 PM – three nights. It’s an all-star event of top talent!

54 Below “inaugurates a brand new festival saluting some of the finest talents in the NYC cabaret community. This August, join more than seventy uniquely gifted entertainers, among the most highly regarded in the city, as we celebrate work ranging from original compositions to treasured standards by the greats & absolutely everything in between. The NYC Cabaret Festival shines a bright spotlight on this most unique craft, & propels it into the future!”

The lineup for the festival includes:

Aug. 17 at 7 PM
Anastasia Barzee
Bobby Belfry
Scott Coulter
Kevin Dozier
Barbara Fasano & Eric Comstock
Eric Michael Gillett
Liz McCartney
Christiane Noll
Miles Phillips
Lee Roy Reams
The Skivvies
Sally Wilfert
Aug. 17 at 9:30 PM
Sarah Dash
Terese Genecco
Colleen McHugh
Sidney Myer
Mark Nadler
Christine Pedi
Shaynee Rainbolt
Gabrielle Stravelli
Stacy Sullivan
Donna Vivino
Jessica Vosk
Lennie Watts

Aug. 24 at 7 PM
Raissa Katona Bennett
Tony Desare
Natalie Douglas
Debbie Gravitte
Jeff Harnar
Hunter Ryan Herdlicka
Hilary Kole
Heather MacRae
Phyllis Pastore
Sarah Rice
Alice Ripley
Steve Ross
Chip Zien

Aug. 24 at 9:30 PM
Carole J. Bufford
Alexis Cole
Kat Gang
Sean Harkness
Deanna Kirk
Lina Koutrakos
Lorinda Lisitza & Ted Stafford
Marissa Mulder
Jana Robbins
Nicholas Rodriguez
Jay Rogers
Jonathan Whitton

Aug. 31 at 7 PM
John Bucchino
Jim Brochu
Tim DiPasqua
Carolyn Montgomery-Forant
Penny Fuller
Anita Gillette
Karen Oberlin
T. Oliver Reid
Julie Reyburn
Alex Rybeck
KT Sullivan
Michael Winther

Aug. 31 at 9:30 PM
Jeremy Abram
Mary Foster Conklin
Darius de Haas
Lauren Fox
Daryl Glenn
Karen Mack
Rob Maitner
Molly Pope
Kelli Rabke
Teri Ralston
Brian Charles Rooney
Lucia Spina