Megan Hilty – Coming to Cafe Carlyle


 By Sandi Durell


Now’s the time to check out some of the tried and true cabaret rooms brimming with talent, and some new spaces that are making a name for themselves. Talent, talent everywhere! And lots of Woman Power!

Always check the club calendars for complete listings and for schedule changes.


Marilyn Maye Celebrates 90 at Last – 54 Below


Bebe Neuwirth at 54 Below


Feinstein’s/54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 (Mar) Desmond Child, Chita Rivera, Bebe Neuwirth, Carole J. Bufford, 54 Sings Heathers, Jane Eyre, Baby Concert, Rodgers/Hart Songbook, Dixie Chicks Tribute, Sondheim Unplugged, (Apr) Christine Ebersole, Marilyn Maye, John Lloyd Young, Iconis-Salazar, Darius de Haas, 54 Sings Queen, Bway’s Greatest Hits, Sinatra. . . so much more. Gourmet menu!


Judy Collins at Cafe Carlyle



The Café Carlyle 35 East 76 St. (Madison Ave.) 212 744-1600 –(Mar) Bernie Williams, Lena Hall, John Pizzarelli, Judy Collins (Apr)  Steve Tyrell, Megan Hilty. Bemelmans Bar is in full swing with Earl Rose, Rob Mosci, Chris Gillespie, Emilee Floor, David Budway, Benny Benack III, Earl Rose.




*Don’t Tell Mama 343 W. 46 St. 212 757- 0788 – featuring the best piano bar in NYC, a sumptuous restaurant, and two cabaret rooms – Monthly: *Bobbie Horowitz “It’s Just a Number” – Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway, *Bazzazz-Rick Skye (Mar) Tanya Moberly/Mark Janas, Elaine Brier/John McMahon, Cabaret Cares, Sharon McNight, Kid Kat Cabaret, Jennie Litt/David Alpher, Joshua Lance Dixon, Barbara Lowin (Apr) Brad Simmons/Lennie Watts, Liz Robertson, Debra Vogel, Sally Darling, Rian Keating, Seth’s Anniversary Show. And so much more!


The Triad



 *The Triad  158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 –Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography – Monthly Open Mic – (Mar) Adrienne Haan, Sarah Boone, Dorothy Bishop, Lee Squared, Nicole Henry, Waa-Mu Show, Herman Romero, John Minnock (Apr) *Lee Horwin, Suzanna Ross, Queens of Soul, Finkel Brothers, Miss Richfield, Frans Bloem, Doris Dear, Corinna Sowers Adler, Aaron Fried, Slutsky & Fursh. More!



Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695-6909 (dinner menu) –Broadway Sessions, Le Scandal Cabaret, *Richard Skipper Celebrates (monthly shows) (Mar) Paige Turner, Josephine Sanges, Tilda Swinton, Ann Kittredge, Stearns Matthews (Apr) *Jackie Draper, Forever Plaid, Sierra Rein, Joey Arias/Sherry Vine, Raissa Katona-Bennett,


The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-5438 piano bar and cabaret theater – (Mar) Zach Zimmerman, Love Letters, Guilty Pleasures, Gotham Rock Choir, Love in the Age of Pop, Pat Regan, Matt Rogers (Apr) Unicorn Glories, Duvi Stgahler, Judy Glad, Joe Devito etal, Don’t Call Me Shirley, Charles R. Hale. More!!


Eric Comstock at Birdland


Natalie Douglas at Birdland


Birdland Jazz – (315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Ave) 212 581-3080  (dinner menu) – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party , Eric Comstock Saturdays, Monday evenings (Mar) Constantine Maroulis, Anita Gillette (Apr) Jane Monheit, Natalie Douglas, Frank Wildhorn, Maureen McGovern. More.


Lynda Carter at Appel Room


Jazz at Lincoln Center

Rose Theater: (Mar) Paquito D’Rivera, Randy Newman, Rosanne Cash

Appel Room: (Mar) Michael Feinstein Celebrates Frank, Dean, Sammy (Apr) Lynda Carter

Dizzys Club Coca Cola (Mar) Freddy Cole, Brubeck Bros., Judy Carmichael, Diva Jazz Orch,


Pangea – 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts) 212 995 0900 (dinner menu) –(Mar) Tammy Faye Starlite, Mary Foster Conklin, Carol Lipnik (Apr) Marya Zimmet, Those Girls, David Cale and more!


The Green Room 42 – 570 10th Ave & 42nd St. 646 449-7792 (Mar) Eva Noblezada, Jennifer Diamond, Frances Ruffelle (Apr) Natalie Weiss, Amy Jo Jackson and more!


Iridium Jazz Club  Broadway at W. 51 Street, 212 582-2121 (dinner menu) – check calendar for schedule.


The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St, 212 691-9000 See calendar.


The Town Hall – 123 W. 43 St., 212 840-2824 –(Mar) Scott Siegel’s Broadway by the Year


92Y/Lyrics & Lyricists and More – 1395 Lexington Ave. 212 415-5500 –  (Mar) Irving Berlin 100th Anniversary, Concert ‘It Shoulda Been You’


Merkin Concert Hall – 129 W. 67 St. (212.501-1330 Check calendar.


The DJango in The Roxy Hotel – #2 Avenue of the Americas, 212 519-6649 Jazz artists (small plate menu)


Broadway Sings at the West End Lounge 955 West End Ave. (107th St./West End Ave.) 212.531.4759 Open Mic Nites, Bound for Broadway,Comedy, more!


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


Midtown Jazz at Midday at St. Peter’s Church, Lexington Ave/54 St. Wednesdays, 12:30 pm 212 935-2200 – (Ronny Whyte presents)


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