PHOTO CALL: Karen Akers Does John Kander Proud with New Cabaret Act

News   PHOTO CALL: Karen Akers Does John Kander Proud with New Cabaret Act Karen Akers, the actress and singer who frequently makes the rounds of Manhattan’s cabaret scene, recently opened her new act First You Dream: The Songs of Kander & Ebb at The Oak Room.

Akers is perhaps best known for her Tony-nominated turn in the original Broadway production of Nine, as well as the hit 1989 musical Grand Hotel. John Kander is the composing half of legendary songwriting duo Kander and Ebb, whose hits include Chicago, Cabaret and Kiss of the Spider Woman. Below, Akers is seen meeting Kander in the lobby of the Algonquin Hotel, which houses The Oak Room, after last night's performance.

Photo by Richard Hillman


Karen Akers and John Kander.
Karen Akers and John Kander.