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NYC: BROADWAY SINGS AT THE WEST END - NOW ON MONDAYS!!

The Open mic night hosted by Sarah Rice & Craig Pomranz on Thursdays on the Upper West Side has changed it's shownight! BROADWAY SINGS AT THE WEST END will now be held every MONDAY night,at THE WEST END (955 West End Avenue, NYC - 212-531-4759) from 7:00 to 9:00 pm (signup after 6:30 pm). An open mic with multi-award winning hosts Sarah and Craig bring the ultimate New York experience to the Upper West Side with all kinds of talent singing all genres of music -Broadway, Pop, Jazz, Classical, all are welcomed. There is a $7 cover - no minimum
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NYC: BARRET IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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NYC: BARRET IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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NYC: BROADWAY SINGS AT THE WEST END - NOW ON MONDAYS!!

The Open mic night hosted by Sarah Rice & Craig Pomranz on Thursdays on the Upper West Side has changed it's shownight! BROADWAY SINGS AT THE WEST END will now be held every MONDAY night,at THE WEST END (955 West End Avenue, NYC - 212-531-4759) from 7:00 to 9:00 pm (signup after 6:30 pm). An open mic with multi-award winning hosts Sarah and Craig bring the ultimate New York experience to the Upper West Side with all kinds of talent singing all genres of music -Broadway, Pop, Jazz, Classical, all are welcomed. There is a $7 cover - no minimum
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NYC: RANDIE LEVINE-MILLER'S "BROADWAY SHOWSTOPPER DIVOS: A SWELL PARTY"

Randie Levine-Miller's "Broadway Showstopper Divos: A Swell Party" will be presented at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Monday, September 15th at 7:00 pm. The Broadway Songbook, hosted & produced by Randie Levine-Miller, will present "the best of the best", including Richard Kind, Kevin Spirtas, Bob Stillman, Robert Ari, Joseph Sirola and Chuck Cooper. Paul Chamlin serves as Musical Director. Net proceeds will be donated to the Actors Fund. There is a $40-$115 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: POLLY GIBBONS MAKES HER NYC DEBUT AT THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Polly Gibbons, one of the most respected and talked about young singer/songwriters of her generation, will perform at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) on Monday, September 15th at 9:30 pm. She will be celebrating the release of her first CD on Resonance Records, entitled "Many Faces of Love". Being nominated for a BBC Jazz Award back in 2006 with no album release to her name, was a clear indication of just how special a singer and performer Polly is. Much esteemed by her contemporaries, Polly has built a reputation as being an original and gifted voice. With warm, rich, soulful vocals and an innate blues sensibility, Polly has been likened to many of the jazz and soul greats, while bringing her own storytelling and earnest depth alongside unique humor and fun to performances. Having developed her craft over the past decade, Polly has performed at all the leading UK jazz clubs, international festivals and is a regular at Ronnie Scott's performing with the All Stars. Polly's influences are brilliant, broad and inspired - from the poetry of Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen, to the be-bop of Charlie Parker, the deep wails of Mahalia Jackson's gospel, to the emotional depth of Donny Hathaway, Billie Holiday and Nina Simone; the soul of Marvin Gaye, the blues of Buddy Guy and more contemporary brilliance in the sounds of Michael Jackson and D'Angelo. Call for cover/minimum information.


NYC: OUT OF THE GAME - JEREMY ABRAM

Jeremy Abram makes his return to THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE (61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438) on Monday, September 15th at 7:00 pm in his solo cabaret. Thoughtful & provocative, Out of The Game explores the many signs from the universe and the choices we make in life & love. This is a show about independence, addiction, passion and love stories, told through an eclectic selection of songs showing off Abram's personal taste in music, ranging from soul to rhythm & blues to jazz. Known for his sleek style, silky vocals and charismatic stage presence, Jeremy has performed in Tokyo, Japan, the national tour of 'All Shook Up' and Off Broadway in 'Louis Armstrong: Jazz Ambassador'. Tracy Stark serves as musical director with Skip Ward on bass and Joe Cosmo Cogen, percussion. There is a $15 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: SOMETHING BEAUTIFUL WITH BOB MUNDY

Backed by a quintet of superb jazz musicians, Bob Mundy launches his first CD, "Something Beautiful," in which he looks at love through a Hall of Mirrors at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) on Monday, September 15th at 7:00 pm. His smooth and sophisticated stylings reflect romance in all its infinite variety and power, from the wonder and mystery of "Laura," to the dreamy ruminations of the classic, "East of the Sun" to the wry cynicism of "Diamonds are Forever". In this debut album of love and longing, Mundy moves through the looking glass to unlock a world of pure imagination. His message is simple yet timeless: Connect; Only Connect. There is a $20 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.


NYC: PATTY AND EMILY WITH LESLI MARGHERITA AND MORE!

Join in the obsessive Broadway chat with this late night talk show at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) on Monday, September 15th at 9:30 pm. Patty & Emily, (Patty Devery & Emily Faye Oakley) along with music director Jeremy Robin Lyons, will welcome Alexis Fishman, Lesli Margherita & other Broadway guests for performances and interviews, all the while gushing over them embarrassingly. There will be gasping, laughing, probably a lot of tears and a while lot of Broadway love. There is a $10 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.


NYC: MONET SABEL SINGS EARLY SONDHEIM

Singer Monet Sabel returns with her show "I Must Be Dreaming: Monet Sabel Sings Early Sondheim" to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Monday, September 15th at 8:00 pm with Isaac Harlan on piano. Musical theater starlet Monet Sabel takes the spotlight singing new arrangements of songs from the early career of musical theater master Stephen Sondheim in an evening that celebrates youth and features songs written before his 35th Birthday. There is a $10 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: THE SONGS OF MILLER & TYSEN: TUCK EVERLASTING & MORE

54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) presents "The Songs Of Miller & Tysen: Tuck Everlasting & More" on Monday, September 15th with shows at 7:00 & 9:30 pm. Described as equal parts James Taylor and Stephen Sondheim, Chris Miller and Nathan Tysen's songs have been performed everywhere from East Village rock clubs, to Off-Broadway theaters, to Sesame Street. The concert will feature some of Broadway's best performers singing new songs as well as tunes from The Burnt Part Boys, Fugitive Songs, and The Mysteries of Harris Burdick. Miller and Tysen will also offer up a sneak peak of material from Tuck Everlasting which premieres at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta this winter. There is a $40-$50 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.


NYC: RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL WITH SOPHIA ANNE CARUSO

'Ruthless! The Musical' starring Sophia Anne Caruso, will be presented at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street, NYC - 212-362-2590) will open on Friday, September 5th and will play on Fridays, Saturdays & Mondays at 7:00 pm through September 22nd. Like the role she will be playing in a new production of "Ruthless!," the cult-hit musical, Sophia Anne Caruso is a young actress who will do anything to get the part. The triple threat tween will follow in the tap shoes of Laura Bell Bundy ("Hairspray," "Legally Blonde") Britney Spears and Natalie Portman. Before they became stars, all three young actors were cast as the diabolically talented Tina Denmark. Sophia tracked down the creators of the show while they were trying out rewrites for a new Connecticut production, writing to tell them that after having been cast as Tina in regional theatre, one of the principle actors suffered a fatal heart attack during the dress rehearsal. The show never opened. An audition was arranged and the rest is going to be history! Caruso, who appeared with Bernadette Peters in the NBC musical series Smash, will be taking the stage this September in an intimate staged concert production of the award-winning musical that will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Joining Ms. Caruso on stage will be composer, Marvin Laird, who will step into the high heels of the infamous theatrical dame of mystery, Sylvia St. Croix. Because the project is benefiting a cause so close to their hearts, the co-creators want to make this outing particularly memorable, and so for 3 of the 9 performances, Paley will join Laird on stage, reprising his performance as the demented eight-year-old diva. Other cast members include, Kim Maresca as Judy Denmark, Katie Sparer as Miss Thorn/Emily Block, Delaney Arizala as Louise Lerman/Eve•and Rita McKenzie as Lita Encore. There is a $35-$45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. A portion of the proceeds will go to BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS (http://www.bcefa.org/ ) To get tickets, go to http://ruthlessthemusical.brownpapertickets.com


NYC: DINE & DANCE WITH VINCE GIORDANO AND THE NIGHTHAWKS - NOW AT THE IGUANA

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are back - and now will play every Monday & Tuesday night from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at at IGUANA'S VIP LOUNGE (240 West 54th Street, NYC - 212-765-5454). Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks is an eleven-piece band playing music of the 1920s & 30s for your dining and dancing pleasure. In 1976 Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks (originally known as the New Orleans Nighthawks) was formed. A big-band historian and collector, Giordano has more than 60,000 scores in his collection. There is a $15 cover (at the door) plus a $15 food drink minimum.

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NYC: CHITA RIVERA, ROSIE O'DONNELL, JESSIE MUELLER AND MORE AT BIRDLAND

Broadway legend Chita Rivera will headline An Evening of Song, benefiting the Art Attack Foundation at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Monday, September 15th at 7:00 pm as part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series. This one-night-only show promises an array of standards, pop hits and original songs, from top artists on Yellow Sound Label. Founded by Dan Watt, the Art Attack Foundation's mission is to inspire community leaders, businesses, and individuals to participate and contribute in the education, enhancement and development of young performing artists. AAF is dedicated to providing opportunities, funding, and encouragement to assist young performers in realizing their full artistic potential. Scheduled to take part in this song-filled evening are: 2014 Tony winner Jessie Mueller (Beautiful), BD Wong (M. Butterfly), Andrew Lippa (Wild Party), Telly Leung (Godspell), Anika Larsen (Beautiful), Jim Caruso (Cast Party), Margo Seibert (Rocky), Donald Webber Jr (Motown), Christopher Jackson (Holler If Ya Hear Me), songwriters Marcy Hsisler and Zina Goldrich (Dear Edwina), and many more. Helping kick off the evening will be Rosie O'Donnell, co-founder of the Maravel Arts Center, which has received scholarship support from the Art Attack Foundation. This evening will have musical direction by Emmy Award-winner Michael Croiter. There is a $30-$45-$100 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.


NYC: NATALIE DOUGLAS IN "HELLO DOLLY ... THE MUSIC OF DOLLY PARTON"

Multi-award winning vocalist Natalie Douglas will bring her show "Hello Dolly ... The Music Of Dolly Parton" to BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Monday, September 15th at 9:30 pm. The show includes songs Dolly wrote, like "Jolene," "Coat of Many Colors" and "I Just Might" from the Broadway musical 9 to 5, in addition to numbers that Dolly covered, like Neil Young's "After The Gold Rush" and Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven." Natalie will be joined by her longtime Musical Director Mark Hartman on piano, accordion, mandolin and vocals; Michael Blanco on bass; Scott Kuney on guitar and banjo; Joe Choroszewski on drums and Shanna Sharp on acoustic guitar and vocals. Call for cover/minimum information.

NYC: YOUN SUN NAH & ULF WAKENIUS DUO

Youn Sun Nah and the Ulf Wakenius Duo perform at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) on Monday & Tuesday, September 15th & 16th with shows at 8:00 & 10:30 pm. Youn Sun Nah is well regarded for her remarkable vocal prowess. The Korean jazz vocalist's ability to present each song in her own unique style filled full of emotions and passion has consistently captured her audience in attentive silence, ending with roaring appreciation. The songstress traverse the vocal spectrum effortlessly to the extent where she's not just another vocalist, she's a musical instrument. Growing up in a musical family where her father was a conductor and her mother, a musical actress, music has always been in her life. Nah eventually began her own musical journey and made her first debut at the tender age of 23 at a joint concert collaborating with the Korean Symphony Orchestra. The performance was her stepping-stone into the Korean music scene. Ulf Wakenius is a jazz guitarist extraordinaire acclaimed and celebrated all over the world. Between 1997 and 2007 Ulf held what may have been the most prestigious spot in jazz for a guitarist: a chair in the Oscar Peterson Quartet.This was the coronation of a career which included many record-breaking moments. There is a $20-25 cover.


NYC: MICHELA MARINO LERMAN: THE SONGS OF THE GREAT HOOFERS

Tap Dancer Michela Marino Lerman will bring her show 'The Songs of the Great Hoofers' to DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) on Monday, September 15th with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Having studied with Buster Brown, Gregory Hines, Leroy Myers and Marion Coles, Michela Marino Lerman is a star within the tap dancing community. She runs the only weekly tap jam in New York City at the great Smalls Jazz Club and monthly sessions at Fat Cat. She has performed and collaborated with such musical greats as Benny Golson, Nicholas Payton, Roy Hargrove, Ravi Coltrane, Rasheed Ali, Frank Lacy, Joe Sanders, Ben Williams, Reggie Workman, Jennifer Holliday, and Theo Hill, to name just a few. She explores The Songs of the Great Hoofers at Dizzy's Club for one night only, joined by pianist Takeshi Ohbayashi, bassist Russell Hall, and drummer Kyle Poole. Call for cover/minimum information.


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WASHINGTON, DC: JAZZY BLU AT BLUES ALLEY

Jazzy Blu will perform at BLUES ALLEY (1073 Wisconsin Avenue NW, Washington, DC - 202-337-4141) on Monday, September 15th with shows at 8:00 & 10:00 pm. Jazzy Blu is a unique mixture of styles - everything from Jazz to R&B, Straight-Ahead to Rock, infusing it with their own eclectic dynamics. Founder and drummer Nikk Taylor feels the group and its fans have grown together; the fans are a mixture of different cultures and different ages. Jazzy Blu plays to audiences who have a love for good music., many that were with from the beginning. The goal has always been to make music that is inclusive, dynamic and without compromise! First and foremost Jazzy Blu is a live band! Call for cover/minimum information.

WASHINGTON, DC: BOHEMIAN CAVERNS JAZZ ORCHESTRA

The Bohemian Caverns Jazz Orchestra, a 17 piece big band co-founded by baritone saxophonist Brad Linde, trumpeter Joe Herrera and club owner Omrao Brown, performs on Mondays at BOHEMIAN CAVERNS (2001 Eleventh Street N.W., Washington, DC - 202-299-0800) at 8:00 pm. The BCJO presents a variety of music from big band literature and features some of the District's best musicians on Monday nights at the historic Bohemian Caverns. Music from Ellington, Basie,Strayhorn, Thad Jones, Oliver Nelson, Maria Schneider and originals by band members will embrace and challenge the tradition of big band repertoire. There is a $10 cover.

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LONDON: NICKY GAYNER'S EMPTY NEST

London singer Nicky Gayner brings an uplifting musical cabaret to THE PHEASANTRY (152-154 King's Road, London SW3 4UT - 08456 027 017) on Monday & Tuesday, September 15th & 16th at 8:30 pm. It is a show which will make you laugh and cry! The journey of a Mum rediscovering herself. Heartwarming, amusing songs about raising kids, sending them out into the world and the fun that happens next. Call for cover/minimum information.


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NYC: BARRET IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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NYC: BARRET IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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NYC: JAZZ LEGEND ANNIE ROSS TUESDAYS THE METROPOLITAN ROOM

Jazz legend Annie Ross continues her unprecedented, record-breaking, multi-year run at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440), every Tuesday night at 9:30 pm. Ms. Ross has been an abundant contributor to the art of jazz for over 50 years. Born in the UK, she has been a permanent resident of the USA for many years and a US citizen since 2001. Annie Ross is one of the pioneers of vocalese and the composer of "Twisted", one of the most well known examples of that art, as well as "Farmers Market", "Jackie" and many others. A founding member of Lambert, Hendricks and Ross, considered the greatest jazz vocal ensemble of all time, her influence is present in all subsequent practitioners of vocalese. "Twisted" has been recorded by a host of vocalists, including some not normally associated with jazz, including Joni Mitchell and Bette Midler. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: MORA NEWMAN: EYDIE IN MY SOUL

Possibly the best voice of her generation, Eydie Gorme left an indelible mark on many singers, including Mora Newman. On Tuesday, September 16th at 7:00 pm at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440), Mora takes her journey through a lifetime of musical influences ... all Eydie. Including many of Ms. Gorme's greatest hits and some lesser known gems. Directed by T. Oliver Reid with musical direction by Tedd Firth and accompanied by Steve Doyle on bass and Daniel Glass on drums. There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: ANNA ANDERSON SINGS WITH THE COLLIN SHOOK TRIO

Anna Anderson will perform a casual evening of R&B, jazz and soul at THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE (61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438)on Tuesday, September 16th at 9:30 pm. Anderson takes you on a mellow journey through some of her favorite songs with the Collin Shook Trio led by American jazz pianist, Collin Shook. There is a $15 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: RICHMOND SHEPARD PREMIERES "YOU WANT TO BE A WHAT?!?" AT DON'T TELL MAMA

Richmond Shepard, known variously as the first mime in America, America's foremost mime, and now the world's oldest active mime, will bring his show "You Want to Be a What?!?" to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Tuesdays, September 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th, and October 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th all shows at 9:15 pm. Supported by Nicholas Wolfson on guitar and two back-up mimes - Carol Tandava Henning and Marcus Watson - Shepard does stand-up mime, and recounts strange stories about his colorful career! Written, directed and performed by Shepard, "You Want to Be a What?!?" (subtitled "A Memoir in Mime") combines vintage and modern mime idioms, adding music and back-up mimes and tossing in a lighted match! There is a $20 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: ISABEL ROSE DE RELEASE SHOW AT THE CUTTING ROOM

To celebrate her new album 'Trouble in Paradise' on its release date Isabel Rose will perform that evening in her hometown of New York City at CUTTING ROOM (44 East 32nd Street, NYC - 212-691-1900) on Tuesday, September 16th at 7:30 pm. Produced by legendary Bob Rock, and inspired by a time when America was aglow by Kennedy's Camelot by day, and lit by the lights of Rat Pack Vegas by night, Trouble in Paradise delivers thirteen tracks that are infectious, charming and completely refreshing. There is a $20-25 cover.

NYC: KATE TAYLOR AT 54 BELOW

Kate Taylor will perform at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Tuesday, September 16th at 7:00 pm. Born in New England, raised in North Carolina, Kate shares her musical heritage with brothers James, Livingston, Hugh, and late brother Alex. Her style reflects the soul, gospel and rockabilly sounds of the south combined with the literate folk and pop that comprise the balance of her family's shared musical legacy. After signing her first recording contract with Atlantic/Cotillion under the tutelage of her manager, legendary producer Peter Asher, she went on to record with her producer/brother James Taylor and acclaimed Muscle Shoals producer Barry Beckett. There is a $30-$40 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.


NYC: NIKKI MACCALLUM MAKES 54 BELOW DEBUT

Nikki MacCallum brings her new show 'Familiar Things, a celebration of Kander & Ebb music' to 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Tuesday, September 16th at 9:30 pm. After receiving a MAC Award nomination for the sold out run of her one woman show, Matchmaker Matchmaker I'm Willing to Settle!, Nikki MacCallum is now making her 54 Below Debut. MacCallum will be joined on stage and at the piano by Musical Director and Arranger, Mark Hartman, who has played and Associate Conducted multiple Broadway shows including Avenue Q and Sondheim on Sondheim. With direction by Kelvin Moon Loh, Familiar Things takes us from familiar childhood memories that one day become familiar to the unfamiliar challenges of adulthood that one day become familiar. Throw in a middle school performance of "Mister Cellophane" and "Sara Lee" as an eleven o'clock (snack) number and you have Familiar Things. The piece began development at the Eugene O'Neill Cabaret conference this past summer, under the direction of John McDaniel. There is a $25-$35 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.


NYC: DINE & DANCE WITH VINCE GIORDANO AND THE NIGHTHAWKS - NOW AT THE IGUANA

Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks are back - and now will play every Monday & Tuesday night from 8:00 to 11:00 pm at at IGUANA'S VIP LOUNGE (240 West 54th Street, NYC - 212-765-5454). Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks is an eleven-piece band playing music of the 1920s & 30s for your dining and dancing pleasure. In 1976 Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks (originally known as the New Orleans Nighthawks) was formed. A big-band historian and collector, Giordano has more than 60,000 scores in his collection. There is a $15 cover (at the door) plus a $15 food drink minimum.

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NYC: COLTRANE REVISITED AT BIRDLAND

Coltrane Revisited, a tribute to the Jazz legend John Coltrane, will be presented at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Tuesday through Saturday, September 16th through 20th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and was later at the forefront of free jazz. He organized at least fifty recording sessions as a leader during his career, and appeared as a sideman on many other albums, notably with trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. Performing on Tuesday & Wednesday, the 16th & 17th, will be Joe Lovano (sax), Ben Allison, Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Matt Wilson and Andrew Cyrille (drums). Thursday through Saturday, the 18th through 20th: Joe Lovano (sax) ,Mike Mainieri (vibes), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Steve Smith (drums). There is a $40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: YOUN SUN NAH & ULF WAKENIUS DUO

Youn Sun Nah and the Ulf Wakenius Duo perform at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) on Monday & Tuesday, September 15th & 16th with shows at 8:00 & 10:30 pm. Youn Sun Nah is well regarded for her remarkable vocal prowess. The Korean jazz vocalist's ability to present each song in her own unique style filled full of emotions and passion has consistently captured her audience in attentive silence, ending with roaring appreciation. The songstress traverse the vocal spectrum effortlessly to the extent where she's not just another vocalist, she's a musical instrument. Growing up in a musical family where her father was a conductor and her mother, a musical actress, music has always been in her life. Nah eventually began her own musical journey and made her first debut at the tender age of 23 at a joint concert collaborating with the Korean Symphony Orchestra. The performance was her stepping-stone into the Korean music scene. Ulf Wakenius is a jazz guitarist extraordinaire acclaimed and celebrated all over the world. Between 1997 and 2007 Ulf held what may have been the most prestigious spot in jazz for a guitarist: a chair in the Oscar Peterson Quartet.This was the coronation of a career which included many record-breaking moments. There is a $20-25 cover.


NYC: DONAL FOX INNOVATIONS DUO: VIRTUOSOS IN DIALOGUE

Groundbreaking pianist, composer, and improviser Donal Fox will perform "Donal Fox Innovations Duo: Virtuosos in Dialogue' at DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) on Tuesday, September 16th with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. Fox has forged a unique amalgam of jazz, Latin American, and classical music. Piano and vibraphone engage in a fluid, improvisatory dialogue, combining deep grooves with sophisticated contrapuntal lines. Fox and Jazz at Lincoln Center regular Warren Wolf create a striking musical collage of new sounds, at once mesmerizing, stirring, visceral, and poetic. Call for cover/minimum information.

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BOSTON: MARK TURNER QUARTET 'LATHE OF HEAVEN' CD RELEASE SHOW

Mark Turner, one of the most admired saxophonists of his generation, will perform at THE REGATTABAR at the Charles Hotel (1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA - 617-395-7757) on Tuesday, September 16th at 7:30 pm. Mark is renowned for his intimate expressivity on the full range of the tenor. Lathe of Heaven is his ECM leader debut, following albums for the label in the cooperative trio Fly with Larry Grenadier and Jeff Ballard, and appearances on ECM recordings by Billy Hart, Enrico Rava and Stefano Bollani. Turner leads a quartet of kindred spirits here, often entwining long serpentine lines with rising-star trumpeter Avishai Cohen, underpinned by the lithe and powerful rhythm section of bassist Joe Martin and drummer Marcus Gilmore. Turner has appeared on dozens of recordings, including Enrico Rava's New York Days and Billy Hart's All Our Reasons and One Is the Other on ECM. With the Fly trio the saxophonist has released three albums, including two for ECM: Sky & Country and Year of the Snake. Lathe of Heaven is his first leader date since 2001. There is a $25 cover.


TORONTO: ROS KINDLER "SUGAR BLUES" CD RELEASE

Jazz vocalist Ros Kindler will perform at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Tuesday, September 16th at 8:00 pm. Ros Kindler is a vocalist whose major influences have been Billie Holiday, Rosemary Clooney and Madeleine Peyroux. Many say these influences show up in her swinging, warm and intimate vocal style and tone. For her first outing at the Jazz Bistro she will be joined by long-time collaborator, Mark Kieswetter on piano, Ross MacIntyre on bass, Ben Riley on drums, and featuring Ian MacGillivray on trumpet and Alison Young on Sax. Tonight she will launch her second CD, Sugar Blues, produced by Mark Kieswetter, who also did all the arrangements. This CD launch coincides with the happy news that Ros is to be presented with a medal by the Joslin Diabetes Centre, to celebrate her success in living well with Type 1 Diabetes for over 50 years. She will be donating a portion of the proceeds from CD sales at this event to The Canadian Diabetes Foundation. There is a $20 cover.


TORONTO: YOUNG ARTIST SERIES: KRISTIAN PODLACHA

Kristian Podlacha performs at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Tuesday, September 16th at 6:00 pm as part of the club's Young Artist series. Born into a musical family, Kristian started studying piano at 7 and was writing classically by 8. Early exposure to Oscar Peterson and Django Reinhardt caused him to fall deeply in love with jazz, a style of music that has shaped his life. Since then, he has explored and performed swing, French jazz manouche, contemporary jazz, and classical music. The result is a highly personal sound blending the harmony of French impressionists Ravel and Debussy with the passion of jazz manouche; all placed within the sophistication of modern jazz. Kristian has performed at virtually all of the major live music venues in Toronto, and performed for Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne, an event honouring Justin Trudeau. He has shared the stage with such luminaries as Jason Marsalis, Leslie Dawn-Knowles, members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra and the Canadian Opera Company, and on OmniTV, CP24 and Canada's Got Talent. He is currently studying piano at the University of Toronto with scholarship. There is no cover.

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BOSTON: INTRODUCING POLLY GIBBONS: A MAGICAL EVENING AT RYLES JAZZ CLUB

Resonance Records will present singer Polly Gibbons in a special Boston area appearance, "Introducing Polly Gibbons: A Magical Evening at Ryles Jazz Club" on Tuesday, September 16th at 8:00 pm at RYLES JAZZ CLUB (212 Hampshire Street, Cambridge, MA - 617-876-9330). The showcase coincides with the release of her new CD and video disc on the Resonance Records Label: Many Faces of Love. Polly Gibbons descends from a grand tradition of jazz and blues women whose singing exudes strength, defiance, and sassy wit. There are many pretenders to that throne, but Polly's artistry demands attention. British-born and just thirty when she made this album, Polly has a raspy, lived-in tone, a walloping sense of swing, and a dramatic flair that grabs the heart. Emotionally, her singing ranges from a slow burn to a bonfire; interpretively, she always rings true. Call for cover/minimum information.

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SAN FRANCISCO: THE TOMMY IGOE BIG BAND

The Tommy Igoe Big Band appears on Tuesdays in July at 8:00 pm at YOSHI'S (1330 Fillmore Street, San Francisco, CA - 415-655-5600) . This week's special guestTBA. Watch TIBB hold court and give a fresh perspective on some beloved classics. Drumming icon, Tommy Igoe and his band are putting a fresh, global spin on a proud American art form. This elite 15-piece unit is comprised of San Francisco's finest players, hand-picked from Tower of Power, Santana, The Doobie Brothers, Boz Scaggs and many more. Cherished music from Buddy Rich, Woody Herman and Count Basie share the stage with unforgettable songs from Spain, Cuba, Brazil and New Orleans. Blues, Funk, Brazilian, Latin and incredible special guests make every show a unique journey. Experience one of the world's finest drummers leading this breathtaking ensemble and be a part of San Francisco's new Tuesday Tradition! Dinner/Show: $60 Show only: $22.

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LONDON: STEVEN BRINBERG IS SIMPLY BARBRA

Due to phenomenal demand, Steven Brinberg returns with 'Simply Barbra', to THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) for a 2-week run, Tuesdays through Saturdays, September 16th through 25th at 8:00 pm. The show will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Funny Girl, which opened on Broadway in 1964 and came to London two years later. The internationally acclaimed film version, which was nominated for 8 Tony Awards, followed in 1968. Musical director Nathan Martin and a different West End guest star accompany Brinberg each night. Steven has been acclaimed for his vocal performance of Barbra Streisand all over the world for over a decade. In addition to touring around America, he has played extensively in England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Spain, Mexico and Canada ... more cities then the real Barbra! He has also appeared in numerous symphony concerts with the late Marvin Hamlisch and sang at Stephen Sondheim's birthday concert at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. He has released two CDS Live in London and Duets and has appeared in films such as Camp and Boys Live and in a concert version of Funny Girl on Broadway, featuring Whoopi Goldberg, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel. Call for cover/minimum information.

LONDON: NICKY GAYNER'S EMPTY NEST

London singer Nicky Gayner brings an uplifting musical cabaret to THE PHEASANTRY (152-154 King's Road, London SW3 4UT - 08456 027 017) on Monday & Tuesday, September 15th & 16th at 8:30 pm. It is a show which will make you laugh and cry! The journey of a Mum rediscovering herself. Heartwarming, amusing songs about raising kids, sending them out into the world and the fun that happens next. Call for cover/minimum information.


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MELBOURNE, AU: GET A TOUCH OF CLASS WITH COLE PORTER

'You've Got That Thing!' will be presented at THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (256 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, AUS - TKTS: 03 9660 9666) on Tuesday through Sunday, September16th through 21st at 8:00 pm (9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday). Celebrate the life of the 1930s musical prodigy with those who knew him best: his wife Linda (Brianna Williams), his muse Ethel Merman (Analisa Bell), and Edward, the embodied essence of all his male lovers (Mitch Roberts). Written by Izaak Lim and Nick Maclaine, 'You've Got that Thing' premiered in Perth to the delight of critics. Analisa Bell (who is producing and directing the show) has been with the production since the beginning, and is proud to partner with The Butterfly Club, giving the life of Cole Porter an ambience as charming and intimate as he was. The show is part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival . Call for cover/minimum information.

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NYC: BARRET IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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NYC: BARRET IS BACK ON RESTAURANT ROW

Chris Barrett returns to LA RIVISTA RISTORANTE (313 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-366-4603) on Monday, May 19th, where he will be at the piano Mondays through Wednesdays. There are two shows nightly, a dinner show at 8:00 and a supper show at 10:00 pm. Chris Barrett's performances are in the tradition of the great late-night boites of a fondly remembered era, when the likes of Hugh Shannon, Bobby Short, and Buddy Barnes manned the keyboard. There is no cover charge
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NYC: IRA LEE COLLINGS SINGS "OFF THE CHARTS" AT MAMA'S

Ira Lee Collings brings his show "Off the Charts" back to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Wednesday, September 17th at 7:00 pm; Sunday, September 21st at 3:00 pm; Wednesday, October 1st at 7:00 pm; and Sunday, October 5th at 4:00 pm. Special Guests are Stella Pulo, Mary Sue Daniels, and Sheree Sano. The show will be featuring songs such as Nothing Can Stop Me Now, Comes Once In A Lifetime, Love Is Just Around The Corner, No Matter What Happens and It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House. After many years of Open Mic's in New York City, he took a 25-year hiatus from Show Business and re-emerged six years ago in Cabaret with his full name, Ira Lee Collings. And now at age 79, he's back with another new show. There is a $10 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: CHRISTINE EBERSOLE AT 54 BELOW

Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole will present an exciting new show to open the fall season at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) with performances on September 8th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 17th & 18th at 7:00 pm; September 10th at 9:30 pm; and September 20th at 8:00 pm. Currently starring on the hit TBS comedy series Sullivan & Son, Christine Ebersole returns to the New York nightclub scene with her first new show in two years. From pop to Broadway, and a few standards and jazz in between, the new show features Musical Director Bette Sussman (Cyndi Lauper, Bette Midler, Darlene Love, Whitney Houston) and a full band. Winner of two Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical (42nd Street and Grey Gardens), Christine has also starred in film (Wolf of Wall Street), television (Royal Pains) and has performed concerts in theaters and concert halls across the country, from The Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall to The Pasadena and Boston Pops. Coming home to NYC and returning to 54 Below for a full two week engagement is Christine's favorite way to kick off the fall music season. There is a $55-$75 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: JOSHUA THEW MAKES 54 BELOW DEBUT

Joshua Thew is making his debut at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Wednesday, September 17th at 9:30 pm, but he is no stranger to the stage. A classically trained singer, and a versatile dancer, Joshua has been performing since his school days in the UK. More recently as a dancer with the New York City Ballet, Joshua has performed in a wide range of works including Jerome Robbins' West Side Story Suite, Christopher Wheeldon's Soiree Musicale, and Lynne Taylor-Corbitt's The Seven Deadly Sins alongside Patti Lupone. A soulful performer, Joshua presents an evening of heartfelt folk songs, blues and current pop favorites that reflect his experience as a young artist in New York City. Joshua confronts the realities of love and the challenges of twenty-something life with songs like "Make You Feel My Love" and "A Song For You." With guest appearances including Lisa O'Hare of A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder, Joshua presents a heartfelt evening that is sure to entertain and inspire. Musical Director is Simon Sharp. There is a $25-$35 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

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NYC: THE LOUIS ARMSTRONG CENTENNIAL BAND

The Louis Armstrong Centennial Band aka David Ostwald's Gully Low Jazz Band performs at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Wednesdays from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. Inspired by the noble jazz pioneers Louis Armstrong, Bix Beiderbecke, Duke Ellington, Jelly Roll Morton and their colleagues, David Ostwald's Gully Low Jazz Band (also known as the Louis Armstrong Centennial Band) breathes life and passion into America's own great art form. Now in its 12th year of residency at Birdland, the weekly post-workday engagement is the city's best musical bargain! Tuba player David Ostwald leads a rotating lineup that features talents such as clarinetist Anat Cohen, trombonist/ vocalist Wycliffe Gordon, pianist Ehud Asherie, drummer Marion Felder and more! There is a $25 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: COLTRANE REVISITED AT BIRDLAND

Coltrane Revisited, a tribute to the Jazz legend John Coltrane, will be presented at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Tuesday through Saturday, September 16th through 20th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and was later at the forefront of free jazz. He organized at least fifty recording sessions as a leader during his career, and appeared as a sideman on many other albums, notably with trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. Performing on Tuesday & Wednesday, the 16th & 17th, will be Joe Lovano (sax), Ben Allison, Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Matt Wilson and Andrew Cyrille (drums). Thursday through Saturday, the 18th through 20th: Joe Lovano (sax) ,Mike Mainieri (vibes), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Steve Smith (drums). There is a $40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: GATO BARBIERI AT THE BLUE NOTE

Saxophonist Gato Barbieri returns to THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) for one night only on Wednesday, September 17th with shows at 8:00 & 10:30 pm. Mystical yet fiery, passionately romantic yet supremely cool - you hear those first few notes from that instantly recognizable tenor sax, and know you're in the unique musical world of Gato Barbieri. His enduring career has covered virtually the entire jazz landscape, from free jazz with trumpeter Don Cherry and avant-garde in the mid-'60s, to film scoring and his ultimate embrace of Latin music throughout the '70s and '80s. Barbieri began playing tenor saxophone with his own band in the late '50s and moved to Rome with his Italian-born first wife Michelle in 1962, where he began collaborating with Cherry. The two recorded two albums for Blue Note: Complete Communion (1965) and Symphony for Improvisers (1966), both of which are considered classics of free group improvisation. He also collaborated with Steve Lacy, Abdullah Ibrahim, Charlie Haden, Carla Bley and the Jazz Composer's Orchestra, Stanley Clarke, Airto Moreira, Chico O'Farrell, and Lonnie Liston Smith during this period. There is a $30-$45 cover.


NYC: MONTY ALEXANDER: JAZZ AROUND THE WEST INDIES

Monty Alexander will present 'Jazz Around the West Indies' at DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) on Wednesday through Sunday, September 17th through 21st with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica. In the process, he has performed and recorded with artists from every corner of the musical universe and entertainment world, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones, Ernest Ranglin, Barbara Hendricks, Bill Cosby, Bobby McFerrin, Sly Dunbar, and Robbie Shakespeare. Tonight, Alexander and his award-winning group will keep the club moving for Jazz Around the West Indies, a unique showcase of genre- and culture-blending music. Call for cover/minimum information.

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TORONTO: KEVIN BARRETT PLUS ONE AT THE JAZZ BISTRO

Kevin Barrett, a guitarist, musical director, composer and producer based in Toronto, will perform at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Wednesdays, September 10th, 17th & 24th at 8:00 pm. Each week he will feature a guest performer. His guest on the 17th is Mark Duggan. Over his 30+ year career, Kevin has worked with some of Canada's finest artists, including Molly Johnson, Lillian Allen, Patricia Cano, Kellylee Evans, Julie Michels, Big Rude Jake, DK Ibomeka, the Liquidaires, Sharron McLeod, Arlene Mantle and the Stratford Festival. He acts currently as Musical Director for Daniela Nardi's ESPRESSO MANIFESTO and for Ron Davis' symphRONica. The duo format is one of Kevin's favourite performance modes. Both musicians need to be grounded but light on their feet, and prepared to lead and follow in dynamic interplay. Call for cover/minimum information.

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LONDON: STEVEN BRINBERG IS SIMPLY BARBRA

Due to phenomenal demand, Steven Brinberg returns with 'Simply Barbra', to THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) for a 2-week run, Tuesdays through Saturdays, September 16th through 25th at 8:00 pm. The show will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Funny Girl, which opened on Broadway in 1964 and came to London two years later. The internationally acclaimed film version, which was nominated for 8 Tony Awards, followed in 1968. Musical director Nathan Martin and a different West End guest star accompany Brinberg each night. Steven has been acclaimed for his vocal performance of Barbra Streisand all over the world for over a decade. In addition to touring around America, he has played extensively in England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Spain, Mexico and Canada ... more cities then the real Barbra! He has also appeared in numerous symphony concerts with the late Marvin Hamlisch and sang at Stephen Sondheim's birthday concert at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. He has released two CDS Live in London and Duets and has appeared in films such as Camp and Boys Live and in a concert version of Funny Girl on Broadway, featuring Whoopi Goldberg, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel. Call for cover/minimum information.

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MELBOURNE, AU: GET A TOUCH OF CLASS WITH COLE PORTER

'You've Got That Thing!' will be presented at THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (256 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, AUS - TKTS: 03 9660 9666) on Tuesday through Sunday, September16th through 21st at 8:00 pm (9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday). Celebrate the life of the 1930s musical prodigy with those who knew him best: his wife Linda (Brianna Williams), his muse Ethel Merman (Analisa Bell), and Edward, the embodied essence of all his male lovers (Mitch Roberts). Written by Izaak Lim and Nick Maclaine, 'You've Got that Thing' premiered in Perth to the delight of critics. Analisa Bell (who is producing and directing the show) has been with the production since the beginning, and is proud to partner with The Butterfly Club, giving the life of Cole Porter an ambience as charming and intimate as he was. The show is part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival . Call for cover/minimum information.

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LONDON: OPEN MIC NIGHT AT THE CRAZY COQS

Harold Sanditen, jazz-cabaret singer and veteran theatre producer, is host of Open Mic Night at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) every Thursday at 10:30 pm, ably supported by regular musicians Michael Roulston on piano and Jonty Fisher on bass. It is always an entertaining evening full of fun and surprise. Aimed at both the jazz and theatrical communities, The Crazy Coqs Open Mic Night welcomes all singers, composers and musicians, up & coming and established, who want to do a turn, performing new material or old favourites. For the audience, come and catch that proverbial 'rising star' (or possibly a famous West End name) in the intimate, "jewel-box" surroundings of The Crazy Coqs. Call for cover/minimum information.
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NYC: SETH'S CHATTERBOX: BROADWAY INTERVIEW SHOW GUESTS: TBA
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Seth Rudetsky's BROADWAY CHATTERBOX returns to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Thursdays at 5:00 pm. This week's Special Guest Stars: TBA. Seth's weekly interview show always features stars, soon-to-be stars and folks behind the scenes of the musical theater stage - for just a $10 cover - 2-drink minimum. Best of all, all proceeds from the cover go to BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS (http://www.bcefa.org )!

NYC: SUNNY LEIGH PRESENTS "IN ANOTHER DREAM"

Sunny Leigh is having a Birthday Bash on Thursday, September 18th at 7:00 pm at THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440). The Birthday Girl will sing originals from her new CD "In Another Dream". She will be joined on stage by Ira Sigel on Guitar, Tom Hubbard on Bass, Ray Marchica on Drums, Bob Magnuson on Sax and Barry Levitt- Piano. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. (Includes a free copy of the CD).


NYC: BEN RIMALOWER DEBUTS NEW PLAY "BAD WITH MONEY"

Ben Rimalower debuts new play "Bad With Money" at THE DUPLEX CABARET THEATRE (61 Christopher Street, NYC - 212-255-5438) running on Thursdays at 9:30 pm, September 4th through November 6th. Ben Rimalower's addiction to spending beyond his means has driven him to extreme lengths all his life. In BAD WITH MONEY he charts his sometimes hilarious, sometimes harrowing struggle to overcome his problem - or get rich trying. "Bad With Money" is written and performed by Ben Rimalower and directed by Aaron Mark. Rimalower's first solo show, the long-running hit Patti Issues, explored his obsession with Broadway diva Patti LuPone and his relationship with his troubled gay father. Bad with Money delves into even deeper personal territory with the story of his struggle with debt - a journey that takes him through drug addiction, prostitution, fraud and multiple betrayals. There is a $25-$50 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.


NYC: BROADWAY SESSIONS THURSDAYS AT THE LAURIE BEECHMAN

Every Thursday night, as the curtains fall on Broadway, Host Ben Cameron (from Broadway's Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and his crew of amazingly talented folks welcome a new Broadway star to perform at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909) at 10:30 pm in this fun and zany musical theater variety show. Get up close and personal with Broadway's brightest as the stars bare their souls, interact with the crowd and celebrate all things BROADWAY. There is a $5 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.

NYC: CHRISTINE EBERSOLE AT 54 BELOW

Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole will present an exciting new show to open the fall season at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) with performances on September 8th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 17th & 18th at 7:00 pm; September 10th at 9:30 pm; and September 20th at 8:00 pm. Currently starring on the hit TBS comedy series Sullivan & Son, Christine Ebersole returns to the New York nightclub scene with her first new show in two years. From pop to Broadway, and a few standards and jazz in between, the new show features Musical Director Bette Sussman (Cyndi Lauper, Bette Midler, Darlene Love, Whitney Houston) and a full band. Winner of two Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical (42nd Street and Grey Gardens), Christine has also starred in film (Wolf of Wall Street), television (Royal Pains) and has performed concerts in theaters and concert halls across the country, from The Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall to The Pasadena and Boston Pops. Coming home to NYC and returning to 54 Below for a full two week engagement is Christine's favorite way to kick off the fall music season. There is a $55-$75 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

NYC: ANNE BOBBY MAKES RETURNS TO 54 BELOW

Anne Bobby returns to 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) on Thursday, September 18th at 9:30 pm. In her first sold-out 54 Below cabaret last spring, Anne Bobby excavated rare and unheard songs collected over her thirty-plus years as a performer. Now she goes back even further, delving into the nearly forgotten masterpieces that shaped her Jersey childhood, featuring songs from the Bee Gees, Tom Waits, ELO, Bruce Springsteen (of course) and, as K-Tel used to boast, "Much, much MORE!" Featuring Christopher Schelling, Shannon Ford and a kick-ass lineup of guests and backup, Back to My Routes is a sophomore outing that anyone who grew up in the 70's (or wishes they did) needs to see. There is a $30-$40 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

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NYC: COLTRANE REVISITED AT BIRDLAND

Coltrane Revisited, a tribute to the Jazz legend John Coltrane, will be presented at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Tuesday through Saturday, September 16th through 20th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and was later at the forefront of free jazz. He organized at least fifty recording sessions as a leader during his career, and appeared as a sideman on many other albums, notably with trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. Performing on Tuesday & Wednesday, the 16th & 17th, will be Joe Lovano (sax), Ben Allison, Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Matt Wilson and Andrew Cyrille (drums). Thursday through Saturday, the 18th through 20th: Joe Lovano (sax) ,Mike Mainieri (vibes), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Steve Smith (drums). There is a $40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: TALIB KWELI LIVE WITH BAND AT THE BLUE NOTE

The Brooklyn-based rapper Talib Kweli will perform at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) on Thursday & Friday, September 18th & 19th with shows at 8:00 & 10:30 pm. Kweli earned his stripes as one of the most lyrically-gifted, socially aware and politically insightful rappers to emerge in the last 20 years. His travels around the globe as one of rap's most in-demand performers combined with his conversations with political activists and his genre-straddling work with Idle Warship and others caused Kweli to realize that he was limited in a sense, a prisoner of sorts of his own success as one of the world's best rappers with something significant to say. There is a $20-$30 cover.


NYC: MONTY ALEXANDER: JAZZ AROUND THE WEST INDIES

Monty Alexander will present 'Jazz Around the West Indies' at DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) on Wednesday through Sunday, September 17th through 21st with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica. In the process, he has performed and recorded with artists from every corner of the musical universe and entertainment world, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones, Ernest Ranglin, Barbara Hendricks, Bill Cosby, Bobby McFerrin, Sly Dunbar, and Robbie Shakespeare. Tonight, Alexander and his award-winning group will keep the club moving for Jazz Around the West Indies, a unique showcase of genre- and culture-blending music. Call for cover/minimum information.

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BOSTON: YOUN SUN NAH & ULF WAKENIUS DUO

Youn Sun Nah and the Ulf Wakenius Duo perform at THE REGATTABAR at the Charles Hotel (1 Bennett Street, Cambridge, MA - 617-395-7757) on Thursday, September 18th at 7:30 pm. Youn Sun Nah is well regarded for her remarkable vocal prowess. The Korean jazz vocalist's ability to present each song in her own unique style filled full of emotions and passion has consistently captured her audience in attentive silence, ending with roaring appreciation. The songstress traverse the vocal spectrum effortlessly to the extent where she's not just another vocalist, she's a musical instrument. Growing up in a musical family where her father was a conductor and her mother, a musical actress, music has always been in her life. Nah eventually began her own musical journey and made her first debut at the tender age of 23 at a joint concert collaborating with the Korean Symphony Orchestra. The performance was her stepping-stone into the Korean music scene. Ulf Wakenius is a jazz guitarist extraordinaire acclaimed and celebrated all over the world. Between 1997 and 2007 Ulf held what may have been the most prestigious spot in jazz for a guitarist: a chair in the Oscar Peterson Quartet.This was the coronation of a career which included many record-breaking moments. There is a $25 cover.


TORONTO: VITO REZZA QUARTET AT THE JAZZ BISTRO

Vito Rezza, one of Canada's most passionate, highly accomplished, world-class drummers, will perform at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Thursday through Saturday, September 18th through 20th at 8:00 pm. Self taught, with early guidance from the unsung drummer/composer Claude Ranger, Vito quickly became a prominent and respected member in the music scene. Choosing his own path and not following the paved way has defined him as a distinct, vibrant and passionate individual with a unique identity in music and moreover as a human. He is one of the greats worldwide. Currently being celebrated for 50 years in music, he is regarded and respected by several prominent colleagues in the industry for being an inspired human, a great drummer and composer alike. He is backed by Lorne Lofsky on guitar, Kieran Overs on bass and Pat LaBarbera on tenor saxophone. There is a $15 cover.


TORONTO: YOUNG ARTIST SERIES: CHRIS PRUDEN

Chris Pruden will perform on Thursday through Saturday, September 18th through 20th at 6:00 pm at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) as part of the club's Young Artist Series. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Chris Pruden became interested in jazz after completing high school and attending the contemporary music diploma program at Edmonton's Grant MacEwan College. Chris was then accepted into the prestigious jazz program at the University of Toronto where he recently completed his undergraduate degree in piano performance while studying under Geoff Young, Gary Williamson and Chris Donnelly. Chris feels at home in a wide variety of genres and has gained vast amounts of experience performing across Canada at jazz festivals in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa as well as such venues as the Rex Jazz Bar in Toronto, Koerner Hall, Lula Lounge, the Mod Club and many more. Chris currently performs around Toronto in a number of diverse groups including: Falcon Punch, Illyin Pipes, Tia Brazda, Rachael Cardiello and the Warm Electric Winter Band, Tara Kannangara Group, Adam Teixeira's Texture, Lydia Persaud Group, Shannon Graham and the Storytellers, Nick Teehan, Tequila House Band, Ronley Teper and the Lipliners, and more. There is no cover.


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LONDON: STEVEN BRINBERG IS SIMPLY BARBRA

Due to phenomenal demand, Steven Brinberg returns with 'Simply Barbra', to THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) for a 2-week run, Tuesdays through Saturdays, September 16th through 25th at 8:00 pm. The show will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Funny Girl, which opened on Broadway in 1964 and came to London two years later. The internationally acclaimed film version, which was nominated for 8 Tony Awards, followed in 1968. Musical director Nathan Martin and a different West End guest star accompany Brinberg each night. Steven has been acclaimed for his vocal performance of Barbra Streisand all over the world for over a decade. In addition to touring around America, he has played extensively in England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Spain, Mexico and Canada ... more cities then the real Barbra! He has also appeared in numerous symphony concerts with the late Marvin Hamlisch and sang at Stephen Sondheim's birthday concert at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. He has released two CDS Live in London and Duets and has appeared in films such as Camp and Boys Live and in a concert version of Funny Girl on Broadway, featuring Whoopi Goldberg, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel. Call for cover/minimum information.

LONDON: OPEN MIC NIGHT AT THE CRAZY COQS

Harold Sanditen, jazz-cabaret singer and veteran theatre producer, is host of Open Mic Night at THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) every Thursday at 10:30 pm, ably supported by regular musicians Michael Roulston on piano and Jonty Fisher on bass. It is always an entertaining evening full of fun and surprise. Aimed at both the jazz and theatrical communities, The Crazy Coqs Open Mic Night welcomes all singers, composers and musicians, up & coming and established, who want to do a turn, performing new material or old favourites. For the audience, come and catch that proverbial 'rising star' (or possibly a famous West End name) in the intimate, "jewel-box" surroundings of The Crazy Coqs. Call for cover/minimum information.
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MELBOURNE, AU: GET A TOUCH OF CLASS WITH COLE PORTER

'You've Got That Thing!' will be presented at THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (256 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, AUS - TKTS: 03 9660 9666) on Tuesday through Sunday, September16th through 21st at 8:00 pm (9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday). Celebrate the life of the 1930s musical prodigy with those who knew him best: his wife Linda (Brianna Williams), his muse Ethel Merman (Analisa Bell), and Edward, the embodied essence of all his male lovers (Mitch Roberts). Written by Izaak Lim and Nick Maclaine, 'You've Got that Thing' premiered in Perth to the delight of critics. Analisa Bell (who is producing and directing the show) has been with the production since the beginning, and is proud to partner with The Butterfly Club, giving the life of Cole Porter an ambience as charming and intimate as he was. The show is part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival . Call for cover/minimum information.

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NYC: MARIEANN MERINGOLO WITH "CRAZY LOVE" MONTHLY AT THE MET


Marieann Meringolo brings her new show "Crazy Love," to THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) for a monthly series opening on Friday, February 9th and running through December 19th. Remaining Show dates & times are Friday, September 19th at 7:00 pm; Saturday, October 18th at 7:00 pm; Sunday, November 9th at 7:00 pm, and a special holiday show "In the Spirit" on Friday, December 19th at 7:00 pm. Singing from the heart, Meringolo covers an eclectic mix of music from Cole Porter to Sara Bareilles, Michel Legrand, Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Marsha Malamet, and more. In this loveletter to love, Meringolo explores the far reaches of our romantic pursuits, on a road that is as bumpy as it is divine. The show features music director Doyle Newmyer on piano, Boots Maleson on bass, and Brian Woodruff on drums. Eric Michael Gillett is the show's director. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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NYC: MARIEANN MERINGOLO WITH "CRAZY LOVE" MONTHLY AT THE MET


Marieann Meringolo brings her new show "Crazy Love," to THE METROPOLITAN ROOM (34 West 22nd Street, NYC - 212-206-0440) for a monthly series opening on Friday, February 9th and running through December 19th. Remaining Show dates & times are Friday, September 19th at 7:00 pm; Saturday, October 18th at 7:00 pm; Sunday, November 9th at 7:00 pm, and a special holiday show "In the Spirit" on Friday, December 19th at 7:00 pm. Singing from the heart, Meringolo covers an eclectic mix of music from Cole Porter to Sara Bareilles, Michel Legrand, Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Marsha Malamet, and more. In this loveletter to love, Meringolo explores the far reaches of our romantic pursuits, on a road that is as bumpy as it is divine. The show features music director Doyle Newmyer on piano, Boots Maleson on bass, and Brian Woodruff on drums. Eric Michael Gillett is the show's director. There is a $25 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.
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NYC: RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL WITH SOPHIA ANNE CARUSO

'Ruthless! The Musical' starring Sophia Anne Caruso, will be presented at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street, NYC - 212-362-2590) will open on Friday, September 5th and will play on Fridays, Saturdays & Mondays at 7:00 pm through September 22nd. Like the role she will be playing in a new production of "Ruthless!," the cult-hit musical, Sophia Anne Caruso is a young actress who will do anything to get the part. The triple threat tween will follow in the tap shoes of Laura Bell Bundy ("Hairspray," "Legally Blonde") Britney Spears and Natalie Portman. Before they became stars, all three young actors were cast as the diabolically talented Tina Denmark. Sophia tracked down the creators of the show while they were trying out rewrites for a new Connecticut production, writing to tell them that after having been cast as Tina in regional theatre, one of the principle actors suffered a fatal heart attack during the dress rehearsal. The show never opened. An audition was arranged and the rest is going to be history! Caruso, who appeared with Bernadette Peters in the NBC musical series Smash, will be taking the stage this September in an intimate staged concert production of the award-winning musical that will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Joining Ms. Caruso on stage will be composer, Marvin Laird, who will step into the high heels of the infamous theatrical dame of mystery, Sylvia St. Croix. Because the project is benefiting a cause so close to their hearts, the co-creators want to make this outing particularly memorable, and so for 3 of the 9 performances, Paley will join Laird on stage, reprising his performance as the demented eight-year-old diva. Other cast members include, Kim Maresca as Judy Denmark, Katie Sparer as Miss Thorn/Emily Block, Delaney Arizala as Louise Lerman/Eve•and Rita McKenzie as Lita Encore. There is a $35-$45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. A portion of the proceeds will go to BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS (http://www.bcefa.org/ ) To get tickets, go to http://ruthlessthemusical.brownpapertickets.com


NYC: DISTORTED DIZNEE / BROADWAY / HOLLYWOOD

Dallas DuBois and her merry band of drag stars put a bawdy twist on some of your favorite pop culture icons in a series of cult hit pop culture revues whicj run on alternate Fridays at 10:00 pm at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909). The group presents the Magic Kindom themed DISTORTED DIZNEE, the Great White Way tribute DISTORTED BROADWAY and the new Silver Screen inspired DISTORTED HOLLYWOOD. This trio of Las Vegas-style drag extravaganzas feature drag stars Holly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris, Pixie Aventura, Brenda Dharling, Dallas DuBois and more. For the holidays, they will present DISTORTED KRISTMESS, all of your holiday favorites are run past a dirty funhouse mirror. There is a $20 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum. Tickets available at 212-352-3101 or https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/cal/495

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NYC: THE BIRDLAND BIG BAND DIRECTED BY TOMMY IGOE

Featuring the finest musicians in New York! The Birdland Big Band roars into action at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) every Friday, playing the finest Jazz, Latin and Brazilian music from the world's best arrangers. After work or before a show, drinks or a great dinner, come hear one of the world's best drummers driving the hardest swinging band in New York. Experience why the BBB is fast becoming the must-see weekly jazz event in New York and kick off your weekend with what critics are calling "the best live music bargain in all of NYC!" There is a $30 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: COLTRANE REVISITED AT BIRDLAND

Coltrane Revisited, a tribute to the Jazz legend John Coltrane, will be presented at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Tuesday through Saturday, September 16th through 20th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and was later at the forefront of free jazz. He organized at least fifty recording sessions as a leader during his career, and appeared as a sideman on many other albums, notably with trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. Performing on Tuesday & Wednesday, the 16th & 17th, will be Joe Lovano (sax), Ben Allison, Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Matt Wilson and Andrew Cyrille (drums). Thursday through Saturday, the 18th through 20th: Joe Lovano (sax) ,Mike Mainieri (vibes), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Steve Smith (drums). There is a $40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: TALIB KWELI LIVE WITH BAND AT THE BLUE NOTE

The Brooklyn-based rapper Talib Kweli will perform at THE BLUE NOTE (131 West 3rd Street, NYC - 212-475-8592) on Thursday & Friday, September 18th & 19th with shows at 8:00 & 10:30 pm. Kweli earned his stripes as one of the most lyrically-gifted, socially aware and politically insightful rappers to emerge in the last 20 years. His travels around the globe as one of rap's most in-demand performers combined with his conversations with political activists and his genre-straddling work with Idle Warship and others caused Kweli to realize that he was limited in a sense, a prisoner of sorts of his own success as one of the world's best rappers with something significant to say. There is a $20-$30 cover.


NYC: MONTY ALEXANDER: JAZZ AROUND THE WEST INDIES

Monty Alexander will present 'Jazz Around the West Indies' at DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) on Wednesday through Sunday, September 17th through 21st with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica. In the process, he has performed and recorded with artists from every corner of the musical universe and entertainment world, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones, Ernest Ranglin, Barbara Hendricks, Bill Cosby, Bobby McFerrin, Sly Dunbar, and Robbie Shakespeare. Tonight, Alexander and his award-winning group will keep the club moving for Jazz Around the West Indies, a unique showcase of genre- and culture-blending music. Call for cover/minimum information.

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TORONTO: VITO REZZA QUARTET AT THE JAZZ BISTRO

Vito Rezza, one of Canada's most passionate, highly accomplished, world-class drummers, will perform at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Thursday through Saturday, September 18th through 20th at 8:00 pm. Self taught, with early guidance from the unsung drummer/composer Claude Ranger, Vito quickly became a prominent and respected member in the music scene. Choosing his own path and not following the paved way has defined him as a distinct, vibrant and passionate individual with a unique identity in music and moreover as a human. He is one of the greats worldwide. Currently being celebrated for 50 years in music, he is regarded and respected by several prominent colleagues in the industry for being an inspired human, a great drummer and composer alike. He is backed by Lorne Lofsky on guitar, Kieran Overs on bass and Pat LaBarbera on tenor saxophone. There is a $15 cover.


TORONTO: YOUNG ARTIST SERIES: CHRIS PRUDEN

Chris Pruden will perform on Thursday through Saturday, September 18th through 20th at 6:00 pm at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) as part of the club's Young Artist Series. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Chris Pruden became interested in jazz after completing high school and attending the contemporary music diploma program at Edmonton's Grant MacEwan College. Chris was then accepted into the prestigious jazz program at the University of Toronto where he recently completed his undergraduate degree in piano performance while studying under Geoff Young, Gary Williamson and Chris Donnelly. Chris feels at home in a wide variety of genres and has gained vast amounts of experience performing across Canada at jazz festivals in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa as well as such venues as the Rex Jazz Bar in Toronto, Koerner Hall, Lula Lounge, the Mod Club and many more. Chris currently performs around Toronto in a number of diverse groups including: Falcon Punch, Illyin Pipes, Tia Brazda, Rachael Cardiello and the Warm Electric Winter Band, Tara Kannangara Group, Adam Teixeira's Texture, Lydia Persaud Group, Shannon Graham and the Storytellers, Nick Teehan, Tequila House Band, Ronley Teper and the Lipliners, and more. There is no cover.


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LONDON: STEVEN BRINBERG IS SIMPLY BARBRA

Due to phenomenal demand, Steven Brinberg returns with 'Simply Barbra', to THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) for a 2-week run, Tuesdays through Saturdays, September 16th through 25th at 8:00 pm. The show will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Funny Girl, which opened on Broadway in 1964 and came to London two years later. The internationally acclaimed film version, which was nominated for 8 Tony Awards, followed in 1968. Musical director Nathan Martin and a different West End guest star accompany Brinberg each night. Steven has been acclaimed for his vocal performance of Barbra Streisand all over the world for over a decade. In addition to touring around America, he has played extensively in England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Spain, Mexico and Canada ... more cities then the real Barbra! He has also appeared in numerous symphony concerts with the late Marvin Hamlisch and sang at Stephen Sondheim's birthday concert at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. He has released two CDS Live in London and Duets and has appeared in films such as Camp and Boys Live and in a concert version of Funny Girl on Broadway, featuring Whoopi Goldberg, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel. Call for cover/minimum information.

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MELBOURNE, AU: GET A TOUCH OF CLASS WITH COLE PORTER

'You've Got That Thing!' will be presented at THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (256 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, AUS - TKTS: 03 9660 9666) on Tuesday through Sunday, September16th through 21st at 8:00 pm (9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday). Celebrate the life of the 1930s musical prodigy with those who knew him best: his wife Linda (Brianna Williams), his muse Ethel Merman (Analisa Bell), and Edward, the embodied essence of all his male lovers (Mitch Roberts). Written by Izaak Lim and Nick Maclaine, 'You've Got that Thing' premiered in Perth to the delight of critics. Analisa Bell (who is producing and directing the show) has been with the production since the beginning, and is proud to partner with The Butterfly Club, giving the life of Cole Porter an ambience as charming and intimate as he was. The show is part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival . Call for cover/minimum information.

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NYC: RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL WITH SOPHIA ANNE CARUSO

'Ruthless! The Musical' starring Sophia Anne Caruso, will be presented at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street, NYC - 212-362-2590) will open on Friday, September 5th and will play on Fridays, Saturdays & Mondays at 7:00 pm through September 22nd. Like the role she will be playing in a new production of "Ruthless!," the cult-hit musical, Sophia Anne Caruso is a young actress who will do anything to get the part. The triple threat tween will follow in the tap shoes of Laura Bell Bundy ("Hairspray," "Legally Blonde") Britney Spears and Natalie Portman. Before they became stars, all three young actors were cast as the diabolically talented Tina Denmark. Sophia tracked down the creators of the show while they were trying out rewrites for a new Connecticut production, writing to tell them that after having been cast as Tina in regional theatre, one of the principle actors suffered a fatal heart attack during the dress rehearsal. The show never opened. An audition was arranged and the rest is going to be history! Caruso, who appeared with Bernadette Peters in the NBC musical series Smash, will be taking the stage this September in an intimate staged concert production of the award-winning musical that will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Joining Ms. Caruso on stage will be composer, Marvin Laird, who will step into the high heels of the infamous theatrical dame of mystery, Sylvia St. Croix. Because the project is benefiting a cause so close to their hearts, the co-creators want to make this outing particularly memorable, and so for 3 of the 9 performances, Paley will join Laird on stage, reprising his performance as the demented eight-year-old diva. Other cast members include, Kim Maresca as Judy Denmark, Katie Sparer as Miss Thorn/Emily Block, Delaney Arizala as Louise Lerman/Eve•and Rita McKenzie as Lita Encore. There is a $35-$45 cover plus a 2-drink minimum. A portion of the proceeds will go to BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS (http://www.bcefa.org/ ) To get tickets, go to http://ruthlessthemusical.brownpapertickets.com


MANHATTAN: LE SCANDAL CABARET CONTINUES AT THE BEECHMAN

NYC's longest running burlesque variety show, LE SCANDAL CABARET, continues on Saturdays, at 10:30 pm at THE WEST BANK CAFE/LAURIE BEECHMAN THEATRE (407 West 42nd Street, NYC - 212-695-6909). In its ninth year, Le Scandal features variety acts, circus performers, live music and a bevy of burlesque beauties. New performers every week! Expect sword swallowers, belly dancers, rope trick cowboys, contortionists, torch singing fan dancers and comedic aerobats, all set to the live music of the Le Scandal Orchestra. For tickets, visit Smarttix at http://www.smarttix.com/ or 212-484-4444. There is a $25 cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.

NYC: CHRISTINE EBERSOLE AT 54 BELOW

Two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole will present an exciting new show to open the fall season at 54 BELOW (254 West 54th Street, NYC - 646-476-3551) with performances on September 8th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 17th & 18th at 7:00 pm; September 10th at 9:30 pm; and September 20th at 8:00 pm. Currently starring on the hit TBS comedy series Sullivan & Son, Christine Ebersole returns to the New York nightclub scene with her first new show in two years. From pop to Broadway, and a few standards and jazz in between, the new show features Musical Director Bette Sussman (Cyndi Lauper, Bette Midler, Darlene Love, Whitney Houston) and a full band. Winner of two Tony Awards for Best Actress in a Musical (42nd Street and Grey Gardens), Christine has also starred in film (Wolf of Wall Street), television (Royal Pains) and has performed concerts in theaters and concert halls across the country, from The Kennedy Center and Carnegie Hall to The Pasadena and Boston Pops. Coming home to NYC and returning to 54 Below for a full two week engagement is Christine's favorite way to kick off the fall music season. There is a $55-$75 cover plus a $25 food/drink minimum.

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NYC: BARBARA CARROLL SATURDAYS AT BIRDLAND

NYC Cabaret/Jazz icon Barbara Carroll performs at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Saturdays, September 9th, 20th & 27th at 6:00 pm. She is joined by her long-time bassist Jay Leonhart. Barbara Carroll's still evolving career as a jazz pianist began when she played her first New York engagement opposite Dizzy Gillespie's big band at the Downbeat Club in 1947. A thrilling if a trifle unsettling debut for a young female pianist from Worcester, Massachusetts who began playing the piano at five and who's family was wise enough to give her lessons that provided her with a basic knowledge of classical technique. In 1978, she was booked into the Bemelmans Bar at the Carlyle hotel for a two week engagement - and stayed for twenty five years. It was at the Carlyle that she began to feature her singing as an integral part of her performances. Following her 25 years at the Carlyle, she is well into another long run in the famous Oak Room at New York's Algonquin Hotel, making a significant and successful effort to incorporate jazz playing into a cabaret venue. Other recent engagements have included concerts at Philharmonic Hall in Naples, Florida, the Colony Hotel in Palm Beach, concerts at the Walter Auditorium at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts as well as twelve sold out performances at Dizzy's Club, at Jazz at Lincoln Center. There is a $30 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: COLTRANE REVISITED AT BIRDLAND

Coltrane Revisited, a tribute to the Jazz legend John Coltrane, will be presented at BIRDLAND (315 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-581-3080) on Tuesday through Saturday, September 16th through 20th with shows at 8:30 & 11:00 pm. John William Coltrane, also known as "Trane", was an American jazz saxophonist and composer. Working in the bebop and hard bop idioms early in his career, Coltrane helped pioneer the use of modes in jazz and was later at the forefront of free jazz. He organized at least fifty recording sessions as a leader during his career, and appeared as a sideman on many other albums, notably with trumpeter Miles Davis and pianist Thelonious Monk. Performing on Tuesday & Wednesday, the 16th & 17th, will be Joe Lovano (sax), Ben Allison, Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Matt Wilson and Andrew Cyrille (drums). Thursday through Saturday, the 18th through 20th: Joe Lovano (sax) ,Mike Mainieri (vibes), Lonnie Plaxico (bass), Steve Smith (drums). There is a $40 cover plus a $10 food/drink minimum.

NYC: MONTY ALEXANDER: JAZZ AROUND THE WEST INDIES

Monty Alexander will present 'Jazz Around the West Indies' at DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) on Wednesday through Sunday, September 17th through 21st with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica. In the process, he has performed and recorded with artists from every corner of the musical universe and entertainment world, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones, Ernest Ranglin, Barbara Hendricks, Bill Cosby, Bobby McFerrin, Sly Dunbar, and Robbie Shakespeare. Tonight, Alexander and his award-winning group will keep the club moving for Jazz Around the West Indies, a unique showcase of genre- and culture-blending music. Call for cover/minimum information.

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TORONTO: VITO REZZA QUARTET AT THE JAZZ BISTRO

Vito Rezza, one of Canada's most passionate, highly accomplished, world-class drummers, will perform at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Thursday through Saturday, September 18th through 20th at 8:00 pm. Self taught, with early guidance from the unsung drummer/composer Claude Ranger, Vito quickly became a prominent and respected member in the music scene. Choosing his own path and not following the paved way has defined him as a distinct, vibrant and passionate individual with a unique identity in music and moreover as a human. He is one of the greats worldwide. Currently being celebrated for 50 years in music, he is regarded and respected by several prominent colleagues in the industry for being an inspired human, a great drummer and composer alike. He is backed by Lorne Lofsky on guitar, Kieran Overs on bass and Pat LaBarbera on tenor saxophone. There is a $15 cover.


TORONTO: YOUNG ARTIST SERIES: CHRIS PRUDEN

Chris Pruden will perform on Thursday through Saturday, September 18th through 20th at 6:00 pm at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) as part of the club's Young Artist Series. Born in Edmonton, Alberta, Chris Pruden became interested in jazz after completing high school and attending the contemporary music diploma program at Edmonton's Grant MacEwan College. Chris was then accepted into the prestigious jazz program at the University of Toronto where he recently completed his undergraduate degree in piano performance while studying under Geoff Young, Gary Williamson and Chris Donnelly. Chris feels at home in a wide variety of genres and has gained vast amounts of experience performing across Canada at jazz festivals in Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa as well as such venues as the Rex Jazz Bar in Toronto, Koerner Hall, Lula Lounge, the Mod Club and many more. Chris currently performs around Toronto in a number of diverse groups including: Falcon Punch, Illyin Pipes, Tia Brazda, Rachael Cardiello and the Warm Electric Winter Band, Tara Kannangara Group, Adam Teixeira's Texture, Lydia Persaud Group, Shannon Graham and the Storytellers, Nick Teehan, Tequila House Band, Ronley Teper and the Lipliners, and more. There is no cover.


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LONDON: STEVEN BRINBERG IS SIMPLY BARBRA

Due to phenomenal demand, Steven Brinberg returns with 'Simply Barbra', to THE CRAZY COQS AT BRASSERIE ZEDEL (20 Sherwood St, Piccadilly, London W1F 7ED - 020 7734 4888) for a 2-week run, Tuesdays through Saturdays, September 16th through 25th at 8:00 pm. The show will celebrate the 50th anniversary of Funny Girl, which opened on Broadway in 1964 and came to London two years later. The internationally acclaimed film version, which was nominated for 8 Tony Awards, followed in 1968. Musical director Nathan Martin and a different West End guest star accompany Brinberg each night. Steven has been acclaimed for his vocal performance of Barbra Streisand all over the world for over a decade. In addition to touring around America, he has played extensively in England, Ireland, Scotland, Australia, Spain, Mexico and Canada ... more cities then the real Barbra! He has also appeared in numerous symphony concerts with the late Marvin Hamlisch and sang at Stephen Sondheim's birthday concert at the Library of Congress in Washington DC. He has released two CDS Live in London and Duets and has appeared in films such as Camp and Boys Live and in a concert version of Funny Girl on Broadway, featuring Whoopi Goldberg, Kristin Chenoweth and Idina Menzel. Call for cover/minimum information.

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MELBOURNE, AU: GET A TOUCH OF CLASS WITH COLE PORTER

'You've Got That Thing!' will be presented at THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (256 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, AUS - TKTS: 03 9660 9666) on Tuesday through Sunday, September16th through 21st at 8:00 pm (9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday). Celebrate the life of the 1930s musical prodigy with those who knew him best: his wife Linda (Brianna Williams), his muse Ethel Merman (Analisa Bell), and Edward, the embodied essence of all his male lovers (Mitch Roberts). Written by Izaak Lim and Nick Maclaine, 'You've Got that Thing' premiered in Perth to the delight of critics. Analisa Bell (who is producing and directing the show) has been with the production since the beginning, and is proud to partner with The Butterfly Club, giving the life of Cole Porter an ambience as charming and intimate as he was. The show is part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival . Call for cover/minimum information.

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NYC: SUNDAY JAZZ BRUNCH WITH GABRIELLE STRAVELLI

Bistro Award winning vocalist, Gabrielle Stravelli, returns with her Sunday Jazz Brunch on August 11th at LE PESCADEUX (90 Thompson Street, NYC - 212-966-0021), a French restaurant in the heart of Soho. They will play three sets from 12:30 to 4:00 pm. She will be joined by Saul Rubin on guitar and Pat O'Leary on bass in this charming boite that offers a great, well-priced menu and cozy atmosphere. Award-winning vocalist Gabrielle Stravelli has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal following through her unique take on material from the new American songbook as well as classic standards by artists as varied as Pink Floyd and Duke Ellington, Dolly Parton and Johnny Mercer. A trained actor, Gabrielle has a soulful sensitivity for the story in the lyric. Gabrielle has performed on stages from Amsterdam to New York including Carnegie Hall, Iridium Jazz Club, Birdland, and the New Jersey Performing Arts Center. Reservations are strongly suggested. No cover, no minimum.

TORONTO: SUNDAY BRUNCH WITH PATRICK HEWAN

Patrick Hewan will perform at THE JAZZ BISTRO (251 Victoria Street, Toronto, ONT, CA - 416-363-5299) on Sundays, September 7th, 14th & 21st at 11:30 am as part of the club's Sunday Jazz Brunch series. Patrick Hewan is a rising star in the Toronto Jazz scene who's energetic virtuosic playing captivates and moves his audiences. He draws on the vast vocabulary of the legendary jazz pianists who came before him and adds his own spirit and passion to create a unique sound and style. Drawing heavily on influences such as: Chick Corea, Keith Jarrett, Hiromi Uehara, Oscar Peterson, and Phineas Newborn while studying under the tutelage of legendary pianists such as Mark Eisenman, Brian Dickesnon, Richard Whiteman, Robi Botos, and Hilario Duran it's no secret where Patrick developed his unique, high-octane style that still clearly adheres to the art forms tradition. Patrick began studying classical piano at the age of four and was later introduced to the saxophone where he developed a great love for jazz music. His education includes York University and Humber College and he is a recipient of the Berklee World Tour Scholarship for both sax and piano. There is no cover.


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NYC: ON KENTUCKY AVENUE, THE CLUB HARLEM CABARET MUSICAL

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE - The Club Harlem Revue, will be performed on Sundays, September 7th, 14th & 21st at 3:00 pm at STAGE 72 (158 West 72nd Street, NYC - 212-362-2590). The musical takes place in a time, before the Casinos took over Atlantic City, when nightclubbing was in vogue with leggy show girls, hysterical comedians, and great singers & dancers. The most famous of the clubs on the musical street known as Kentucky Avenue was the Club Harlem. It was thought of as a "black Copacabana" and featured the major black talent of the era with flair, fashion and fantastic stage shows from Memorial Day to Labor Day. This musical revue is set during the Club Harlem dress rehearsal for opening night of the 1969 season. Within our fictional show, there is a love triangle between the MC, the lead show girl, and the featured female singer. The show features an original score true to the era, interspersed with classic songs from the 60s. The show stars Ty Stephens, Cheryl Freeman, Andricka Hall and features Lee Summers as comedian Slappy Black with special guest artist, Jeree Wade as singer, Damita Jo. Also appearing are Dancers (in alphabetical order) Donna Clark, Gregory J. Hanks, Mindy Haywood, Cassandra Palacio Renee Ternier, and two additional Male Dancers. The Musicians are Frank Owens, Wilbur Bascomb, Richard Cummings, Jr. and Damon Duewhite. The show concept was written & developed by Adam Wade and Ty Stephens. Original music is by Ty Stephens, Frank Owens, Branice McKenzie, Wilbur Bascomb, Adam Wade and Jeree Wade. The Musical Direction is by Frank Owens. The Choreography is by Ty Stephens with Swing Dance Choreography by Mickey Davidson. Showgirl Consultant is Betty Jo and Creative Consultant is Russ Weatherford. Costumes created by Ty Stephens and Pearl Williams. ON KENTUCKY AVENUE captures the feel and aura of the club, based on experiences of Adam and Jeree Wade who performed there during different eras - 30 years apart and were witnesses to much of the backstage intrigues that took place nightly. This new musical, which has been in development for the past 2 1/2 years is presented by Robert R. Blume, Songbirds Unlimited Productions, Peter Martin/Rick Newman in association with J.R. Knauf, Marshall N. Warner & Step Forward Entertainment. Jazz producing legend, Cobi Narita is Associate Producer. There is a $35-$45-$55 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: IRA LEE COLLINGS SINGS "OFF THE CHARTS" AT MAMA'S

Ira Lee Collings brings his show "Off the Charts" back to DON'T TELL MAMA (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788) on Wednesday, September 17th at 7:00 pm; Sunday, September 21st at 3:00 pm; Wednesday, October 1st at 7:00 pm; and Sunday, October 5th at 4:00 pm. Special Guests are Stella Pulo, Mary Sue Daniels, and Sheree Sano. The show will be featuring songs such as Nothing Can Stop Me Now, Comes Once In A Lifetime, Love Is Just Around The Corner, No Matter What Happens and It's So Nice To Have A Man Around The House. After many years of Open Mic's in New York City, he took a 25-year hiatus from Show Business and re-emerged six years ago in Cabaret with his full name, Ira Lee Collings. And now at age 79, he's back with another new show. There is a $10 cover plus a 2-drink minimum.

NYC: MARK JANAS' SALON:

SALON - that unique, Multiple Award Winning, Weekly Open Mic Event, created and hosted by Mark Janas continues at ETCETERA ETCETERA (352 West 44th Street, NYC - 212-399-4141) on Sundays from 7:00 to 10:30 pm (sign-up begins at 6:15 pm). The optional theme for Sunday evening August 17th is TBA. Remember, any material, on or off theme, is always welcome at Salon. There are no reservations; seating is on a first come/ first served basis, with one intermission. There is a $10 cash cover plus a $15 food/drink minimum.


RADIO: "EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW":
CABARET ON THE RADIO - ON THE WEB

EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN, on the Radio over WBAI 99.5 FM and on the Internet at www.wbai.org/, usually heard from 9:00 to 11:00 pm on Sundays hosted by David Kenney. Each week David presents the usual blend of big-band jazz, swing, standards, showtunes, contemporary cabaret and celebrity interviews plus MEGA-MEDLEY MADNESS. Summer Programming began in July and continues through August. This summer's programming will be VERY different than any other summer in their 36 years. Never before has the playlist been so flexible. It will be a completely relaxed Free-Form format, allowing you to enjoy more music. Friends will drop by with their records to share with, and David wants your requests. For more information, see http://www.oldisnew.org/ . You are invited to e-mail your comments and suggestions for future shows to oldisnew@earthlink.net. You can listen to past shows at any time by going to the WBAI Archives at http://www.archive.wbai.org/ .

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NYC: MONTY ALEXANDER: JAZZ AROUND THE WEST INDIES

Monty Alexander will present 'Jazz Around the West Indies' at DIZZY'S CLUB AT JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER (33 West 60th Street, NYC - 212-258-9595) on Wednesday through Sunday, September 17th through 21st with shows at 7:30 & 9:30 pm. In a career spanning five decades, pianist Monty Alexander has built a reputation exploring and bridging the worlds of American jazz, popular song, and the music of his native Jamaica. In the process, he has performed and recorded with artists from every corner of the musical universe and entertainment world, including Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Ray Brown, Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Rollins, Clark Terry, Quincy Jones, Ernest Ranglin, Barbara Hendricks, Bill Cosby, Bobby McFerrin, Sly Dunbar, and Robbie Shakespeare. Tonight, Alexander and his award-winning group will keep the club moving for Jazz Around the West Indies, a unique showcase of genre- and culture-blending music. Call for cover/minimum information.

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MELBOURNE, AU: GET A TOUCH OF CLASS WITH COLE PORTER

'You've Got That Thing!' will be presented at THE BUTTERFLY CLUB (256 Collins Street, Melbourne, VIC, AUS - TKTS: 03 9660 9666) on Tuesday through Sunday, September16th through 21st at 8:00 pm (9:00 pm on Thursday through Saturday). Celebrate the life of the 1930s musical prodigy with those who knew him best: his wife Linda (Brianna Williams), his muse Ethel Merman (Analisa Bell), and Edward, the embodied essence of all his male lovers (Mitch Roberts). Written by Izaak Lim and Nick Maclaine, 'You've Got that Thing' premiered in Perth to the delight of critics. Analisa Bell (who is producing and directing the show) has been with the production since the beginning, and is proud to partner with The Butterfly Club, giving the life of Cole Porter an ambience as charming and intimate as he was. The show is part of the Melbourne Fringe Festival . Call for cover/minimum information.

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