Author: Jennie Litt

ReView: Megan Hilty 11/2 @ Feinstein’s/54 Below

Backed by a tight four-piece ensemble which included her husband Brian Gallagher on guitar and singer-songwriter Matt Cusson on piano, Hilty sang a program—part career retrospective, interspersed with a few well-chosen standards—that mixed old and new, comedy and drama, country and opera with a satisfying helping of the sparkling power-belt she’s best known for.

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ReView: Kati Neiheisel 10/30 @ Pangea

It seemed like yesterday once more, listening to the mellow-voiced Kati Neiheisel take on the Karen Carpenter songbook at Pangea in her tribute show “Yesterday … Once More,” backed by MD/arranger Gregory Toroian on piano, Skip Ward on bass, and David Silliman on drums.

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The Green Room 42 Swings Sinatra @ Green Room 42, 2/21/20

A tribute to Ol’ Blue Eyes, produced and hosted by renowned Sinatra expert Will Friedwald and performer Andrew Poretz, combined vocal artistry and the cream of the American Songbook in one of those “only in New York” evenings that, for one beautiful hour, seems to justify preposterous rent and sardine-like commutes.

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Regina Zona @ The Triad, 12/8/19

In her regal cabaret debut, “Becoming … The Queen 2.0,” opera (and now cabaret) diva Regina Zona ruled the stage and conquered the hearts of her audience.  This was the most splendid debut show I have ever had the privilege of attending: confident, sparkling, personal, and a triumph from start to finish.  

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Deborah Stone @ Pangea 9/30/19

What does a triple threat do when her professional dancing days are over?  In Deborah Stone’s case, she creates a love-letter of a show to the dancer that she was, highlighting her graceful acting skills and her resonant, clarinet-like mix.

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Daniel Cainer @ Urban Stages 6/29/19

British import Daniel Cainer’s one-man show, “Gefilte Fish & Chips,” drew a capactiy crowd to Urban Stages to revel in the humor and humanity of his stories-in-song about four generations of his Jewish family in England.  As well as performing the show, Cainer wrote and composed it, and functioned as his own one-man tech crew and orchestra.

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Catch These Shows!

Wed 26

David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band in the Theater

January 26 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm EST
New York NY
Wed 26

Karrin Allyson Sings Bonnie Raitt

January 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
New York NY
Wed 26

Frank Vignola’s Guitar Night in the Theater

January 26 @ 8:30 pm - 10:00 pm EST
New York NY
Wed 26

Karrin Allyson Sings Bonnie Raitt

January 26 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm EST
New York NY
Thu 27

Karrin Allyson Sings Bonnie Raitt

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EST
New York NY

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Becca Kidwell celebrates the music of Mary Chapin Carpenter in her encore performance of “My Maybe World” on Sunday, January, 30, 2022 at 3:30pm at Don’t Tell Mama. www.cabarethotspot.com/jan-30-2022-becca-kidwell-dtm/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Birdland will present acclaimed vocalist Jeff Harnar in his salute to Cy Coleman in his award-winning show “A Collective Cy” on Monday, January 31 at 7:00 PM!www.cabarethotspot.com/jan-31-2022-jeff-harnar-birdland/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Natalie Douglas celebrates her birthday at BIRDLAND JAZZ CLUB.www.cabarethotspot.com/jan-24-2022-natalie-douglas-birdland/ ... See MoreSee Less
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The Green Room 42 is pleased to announce their January line-up for in-person performances in addition to launching reWINEd, a new streaming series where you can rewatch some favorite recent shows paired with at-home drink recommendations from each artist. ... See MoreSee Less
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