Michael Nelsen passed away in June 2012 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was a lover and supporter of all things cabaret. The evening, which begins at 8 PM, will feature many of his favorite artists.
There will also be an announcement about the creation of the Michael J. Nelsen Scholarship Fund. This annual memorial scholarship will award funds to an up-and-coming cabaret performer.
Currently scheduled to perform are Tom Anderson, Scott Coulter, Baby Jane Dexter, Tim Di Pasqua, Natalie Douglas, David Friedman, Terese Genecco, Daryl Glenn, Jeanne MacDonald, Carolyn Montgomery, Miles Phillips, Shaynee Rainbolt, John Patrick Shutz, Marcus Simeone and Stacy Sullivan. Mark Janas is musical director.
Doors will open at 7 PM.
There is no cover charge, but donations will be accepted (cash or check). There is a $15 food/beverage minimum per person (cash or credit). Etcetera Etcetera Restaurant is located at 352 West 44th Street between 8th and 9th (2nd floor). For reservations email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (646) 637-2806.