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A Wish – Karen Oberlin and Sean Harkness Illuminate Love

Saturday, February 8th, 2014
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Karen Oberlin and Sean Harkness create the kind of kismet collaboration worthy of becoming classic.Titled for the deft, relatively unknown “A Wish”: Though there’ll be

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The 24th New York Cabaret Convention Gala Opening Night

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013
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Wednesday, October 9 and  Thursday, October 10, at Rose Hall; Friday, October 11, Event at The Cutting Room; Saturday, October 12, Symposium at 54Below So

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Remembering Mabel & Bobby

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013
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“I’m Throwing a Ball Tonight,” KT Sullivan sang, sashaying with a touch of Mae West’s “old paprika.” And so she was. In celebration of the

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Eva Kantor, Melanie Vaughan, Raissa Katona Bennett, Leah Jennings

The Amanda McBroom Project – A Musical Banquet

Monday, March 18th, 2013
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Twenty two talented female vocalists, one extremely versatile musical director/ arranger/ pianist, and one articulate host/impresario celebrate the songs of Amanda McBroom on four evenings

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Frank Sinatra

Bill Zeffiro’s Birthday Tribute to Frank Sinatra
Urban Stages Winter Rhythms

Saturday, December 15th, 2012
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Frank Sinatra, whose phrasing, vocal ability, and popularity unquestionably made him a musical icon, would’ve celebrated his 97th birthday on Wednesday the 12th of December.

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KT Theresa

The Mabel Mercer Foundation – A Passing of the Baton

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
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“Cabaret is by nature a fragile and personal kind of entertainment. With virtually no media support system, it endures, as do the vibrant brigade of

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Karen

Karen Oberlin: A Daring Dame at Feinstein’s

Friday, July 27th, 2012
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There are things we’ve learned to expect of a Karen Oberlin show: that she be genteel, sincere and a sensitive balladeer. The vocalist’s current program

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The Noël Coward Cabaret Award

Friday, April 27th, 2012
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Tuesday night, in good time for our city-wide Noël Coward in New York Festival, The Mabel Mercer Foundation in association with The Noël Coward Foundation

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