by: Sandi Durell
How quickly the summer passes! The Fall season is here and the Cabaret-Music scene, as always, has lots to offer up. Here’s a taste of what’s coming:
54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 –www.54below.com – Ute Lemper, Varla Jean Merman, Louis St. Louis, Christine Ebersole, 54 Below Sings Elaine Stritch, Songs of Miller & Tysen, Sondheim Unplugged, Celebrating Adolph Green, Darius deHaas, Scott Evan Davis, Those Were the Days, Broadway Ballyhoo! and more. Dinner menu of gourmet delicacies.
The Café Carlyle 35 East 76 St. (Madison Ave.) 212 744-1600 www.thecarlyle.com – Jeff Goldblum & Mildred Snitzer Orch, Rita Wilson.
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, Sherry Carlisle Smith, Bobbie Horowitz, Randie Levine-Miller’s Broadway Showstopper Divos, Luba Mason, Marya Zimmet, Laurie Krauz/Daryl Kojak, Sunny Leigh, Marieann Meringolo, Corinna Sowers-Adler, Devin Bing, Gary Lizardo, Sharon Clark, Jason Morris, Susan Winter, much more.
Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695-6909 www.thewestbankcafe.com – Pandora Boxx, Le Scandal Cabaret, Darienne Lake, Dina Martina, Major Scales/Minor Breakdown, much more and 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, Woody Regan/Ann McCormack, Georga Osborne, Parker Scott, Marcus Simeone, lots more!
Birdland Jazz 315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Aves), 212 581-3080 www.birdlandjazz.com – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party Monday evenings, Molly Ryan (Mae West Tribute), Natalie Douglas, Marilyn Maye, Jamie deRoy & Friends, James Snyder; some of the best jazz artists around, and a great menu!
Iridium Jazz Club Broadway at West 51 St., 212 582-2121, www.iridiumjazzclub.com –Full dinner menu available.
Stage 72 (formerly The Triad) 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 www.stage72.com Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography,
The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-438 www.theduplex.com -piano bar, cabaret room –See calendar.
The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St, 212 691-900,www.thecuttingroomnyc.com See calendar.
Cafe Noctambulo at Pangea – 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts) 212 995 0900 www.cafenoctambulo.com
Broadway Sings at the West End Lounge 955 West End Ave. (107th St./West End Ave.) 212.531.4759 Open Mic with Craig Pomranz and Sarah Rice – Mondays
The Town Hall – 123 W. 43 St., 212 840-2824, www.the-townhall.org –
92nd St. Y Lyrics & Lyricists – 1395 Lexington Ave. 212 415-5500 – www.92Y.org – See calendar.
The Parks Concert Series (Concert for City Greens) FREE outdoor concerts September 10th (info: www.raissakatonabennett.com
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 – see: www.ronnywhyte.com for details
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.
Sandi Durell’s Cabaret Listings can be found at www.thethreetomatoes.com & www.theaterlife.com
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