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Barb Jungr- Hard Rain: The Songs of Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen – Trenchant

Thursday, October 30th, 2014
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“ I find these songs…very joy bringing because they make me feel we’re all still awake.” Barb Jungr Evangelist Barb Jungr is back with a

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Lift -Tragedy Unmasks

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014
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Things are seldom what they seem/Skim milk masquerades as cream… Gilbert and Sullivan from H.M.S. Pinafore Tina Pardon (Maame Yaa Boafo) dishes with her friend

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The Big Apple Circus METAMORPHOSIS: It’s a Good Year

Monday, October 27th, 2014
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Yes, folks, it’s that time again. The estimable, nonprofit, Big Apple Circus is back for its 37th season having survived competition from larger, flashier, more

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Come On And Hear: The Songs of Irving Berlin

Saturday, October 25th, 2014
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The 25th Annual Cabaret Convention -4th Night Composer/lyricist Irving Berlin (Israel Isidore Beilin) is a sizable part of the fabric of American musical history. With

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Something Sort Of Grandish: The Music of Burton Lane, The Lyrics of Yip Harburg

Friday, October 24th, 2014
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Third Night- 25th Annual Cabaret Convention In addition to sheaves of popular songs, composer (and sometime lyricist) Burton Lane (Morris Hyman Kushner) is perhaps best

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I Love a Piano: Celebrating the Great Tradition of the Singing Piano

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014
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The 25th Annual Cabaret Convention-Opening Night Jazz violinist Aaron Weinstein is a curious choice to host an evening saluting vocalists who accompany themselves on piano.

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COMING-Café Society Swing

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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A Tribute to Barney Josephson’s Café Society: “The wrong place for the Right people” In 2011, having created a successful show about Billy Strayhorn for

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BIG: The Musical Terrific Production of a Still Problematic Piece

Monday, October 20th, 2014
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In its 10th year and close to its 100th mufti production, the estimable York Theater continues to offer rarely seen musicals in transition and or

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