The 92Y School of Music Announces Cabaret Conversations with Michael Kirk Lane

Monday, September 14th @ 6:00 pm with Karen Mason

AND HOLD THE DATES…COMING THIS FALL!

Oct 5, 2020: Natalie Douglas

Nov 16, 2020: Chita Rivera

Dec 7, 2020: Sidney Myer

“Cabaret Conversations” is the first of these to courses, the vision of which is a monthly series of conversations exploring the art form of Cabaret in New York City.  

You can now join the fun for only $25, or buy a subscription of 3 sessions for $60. 

For more information on Cabaret Conversations:
https://www.92y.org/class/cabaret-conversations

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Karen Mason was the recipient of the 2019 MAC Lifetime Achievement Award. She has starred on Broadway, Off-Broadway, television, and recording.  On Broadway, she garnered rave reviews starring as The Queen of Hearts in Wonderland and she originated the role of Tanya in Abba’s Mamma Mia!(Drama Desk nomination). Her other leading roles include Norma Desmond in Sunset Boulevard, Velma von Tussel in the final Broadway company of Hairspray, “Monotony” singer, Mazeppa in Jerome Robbins’ Broadway, Rosalie in Carnival (Drama Desk nomination), plus featured roles in Broadway’s Torch Song Trilogy, and Play Me a County. She also won the Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance Off-Broadway in And The World Goes ‘Round.

This program is open to participants worldwide. If you register, you will receive an email with details of how to access the program.

Oct 5, 2020: Natalie Douglas

Kicking off the Fall, we welcome critically acclaimed performer Natalie Douglas, who has been called, “a true force of nature,” and “in a league of her own,” by Clive Davis of The Times (UK) in his TWO five-star reviews of two different London appearances. Natalie is a Nightlife, two-time Bistro, twelve-time MAC, and BroadwayWorld Best Cabaret Vocalist Award Winner and recipient of the Donald F. Smith & Margaret Whiting Awards from the Mabel Mercer Foundation. Natalie’s portrait also hangs on the legendary Birdland Jazz Club Wall of Fame.

Nov 16, 2020: Chita Rivera

A theatrical icon and one of Broadway’s greatest triple-threat talents, Chita Rivera is one of the most nominated performers in Tony Award history having earned 10 nominations, won twice and received the 2018 Special Tony Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre. She created iconic starring roles in such landmark Broadway musicals as West Side StoryBye Bye BirdieChicagoThe RinkKiss of the Spider Woman and The Visit. Among her many honors, The Presidential Medal of Freedom presented by President Barack Obama and the coveted Kennedy Center Honor.

Dec 7, 2020: Sidney Myer

Join the Conversation with the quintessential example of New York Cabaret, Sidney Myer. He has been a Cabaret Booking Manager for almost four decades at iconic clubs like Don’t Tell Mama, Rose’s Turn and Panache. Artists he has presented have gone on to careers on Broadway, Television, Motion Pictures; become the Star Search $100,000 Grand Prize Winner, the highest jackpot winner in Lotto history, receive multiple Emmys, Grammys, Tonys, Oscars and a Pulitzer Prize.