So You Want To Sing Cabaret!”, by David Sabella, soon to be published by Rowman & Littlefield, as part of their So You Want To Sing series, will be the first book of it’s kind, a comprehensive “how to” and entry-point for both students and teachers, into the world of Cabaret performance.

With a forward by Lorna Luft, the book will also include personal interviews with some of Cabaret’s most notable performers, teachers, industry leaders, booking managers & club owners, sharing their insight and wisdom, as well as chapters on: The History of Cabaret, Vocal/Non-Vocal Requirements, Cabaret vs. Musical Theater, The Art and Commerce of Cabaret – Crafting Your  Show / Self Production, The Open Mic, The MAC Awards, The Bistro Awards, The Mabel Mercer Foundation, A comprehensive national list of cabaret rooms, The Art of Re-invention – surviving changing times in Cabaret, Insights from Cabaret’s oldest and youngest award winning singers, and The Future Of Cabaret. (All contents of the book are subject to change.)

The book is scheduled for publication in the spring of 2020.

And until then, check out these other books in the series, available on