Joanna Gleason

Joanna Gleason



It’s a busy month with the Cabaret Convention and the Clubs brimming over with talent. Here’s a sampling:




The Mabel Mercer Foundation presents the 25th New York Cabaret Convention at Jazz at Lincoln Center Monday thru Thursday, October 20th – October 23rd where you can see all your favorites and the presentation of The Julie Wilson Award, The Mabel Mercer Award and The Donald F. Smith Award or 212 721-6500. Additional information at: or 212 980-3026.


Sierra Boggess

Sierra Boggess

Jeremy Jordan

Jeremy Jordan

54 Below 254 West 54 St. (cellar), 646 476-3551 – – Tony DeSare, Joanna Gleason/Well Strung, Amanda McBroom & George Ball, 54 Sings Kiss Spider Woman, Sierra Boggess, Randy Graff, Jeremy Jordan, more. Dinner menu of gourmet delicacies.





Buster Poindexter

Buster Poindexter

The Café Carlyle 35 East 76 St. (Madison Ave.) 212 744-1600  – Rita Wilson, Molly Ringwald, Buster Poindexter, John Pizzarelli/Jessica Molaskey.




Marissa Mulder

Marissa Mulder








Metropolitan Room 34 W. 22nd Street (bet. 5/6 Aves), 212 206-0440  – From Cabaret to Comedy – Always Annie Ross on Tuesday eves; Dana Lorge Variety Show, Open Mic, Maxine Linehan, Luba Mason, Richard Pryor Jr, Victoria Edwards, Harold Sanditen, Susan Winter, Marissa Mulder, T. Oliver Reid, Michele Brourman, This Is Your Night Joseph Macchia, many more.


ad-Eric-MG ad-ChristineReisnerLaurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café 407 West 42 St. (bet. 9/10 Aves.), 212 695-6909 – The Chalks, Jennylind Parris, Eric Michael Gillett, Christine Reisner/DonRebic, Jackie Drapere, Carolyn Montgomery, Le Scandal Cabaret, KT Sullivan, Matt Yee, many more and delicious food too!


ad-ChamlinDon’t Tell Mama 343 W. 46 St., 212 265-001 – 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, Annie Hughes, Joyce Breach, Paul & Rochelle Chamlin, Ted & Lo Show, Georga Osborne, Marcus Simeone, Susan Oliver, Richmond Shepard, lots more!

27-atlgBirdland Jazz 315 West 44 St. (bet. 8/9 Aves), 212 581-3080 – Jim Caruso’s Cast Party Monday evenings; Barbara Carroll, Christine Pedi, Chita Rivera, Jenna Esposito, Lance Horne and some of the best jazz artists around and a terrific menu!

Iridium Jazz Club Broadway at West 51 St., 212 582-2121, – Nancy & Spencer Reed, Maria Muldaur, Hilary Kole, top notch jazz groups; dinner menu available.

Stage 72 (at The Triad) 158 W. 72 St, 212 362-2590 Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography, My Son the Waiter, Carly Ozard, Nikkieli Demone and more.

The Duplex, 61 Christopher St./7th Ave, 212 255-438 -piano bar, cabaret room–See calendar.

The Cutting Room, 44 E. 32 St, 212 691-900, See calendar.

Cafe Noctambulo at Pangea – 178 2nd Ave (btw 11th & 12th Sts) 212 995 0900 – Eric Comstock ongoing, Mark Nadler and more, dinner menu.

The Town Hall – 123 W. 43 St., 212 840-2824, – Judy Collins and others.

92nd St. Y Lyrics & Lyricists – 1395 Lexington Ave. 212 415-5500 – – See calendar.

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

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 hosted by Ronny Whyte – see: 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. If you have a show coming up next month and want to be listed, please email end of October for November listing calendar.


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