Over 60 Vocalists, Including Many Broadway Stars, Set for 25th Annual Cabaret Convention

News   Over 60 Vocalists, Including Many Broadway Stars, Set for 25th Annual Cabaret Convention
The 25th Annual New York Cabaret Convention will be presented Oct. 20-23 in the Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Frederick P. Rose Hall.

Jason Robert Brown
Jason Robert Brown Photo by Monica Simoes

Presented by The Mabel Mercer Foundation, the four-day celebration will kick off Oct. 20 with I Love a Piano, which will celebrate the singing pianist. The Convention will continue with Quiet Please, There's a Lady On Stage, a celebration of Julie Wilson's 90th birthday (Oct. 21), Something Sort of Grandish, featuring the songs of Burton Lane and Yip Harburg (Oct. 22) and Come On And Hear, an all-Irving Berlin evening (Oct. 23). All shows begin at 6 PM.

Details of each night follow:

Oct. 20
I Love A Piano
Celebrating the Great Tradition of The Singing Pianist

Hosted by Aaron Weinstein

Matt Baker
Devon Bing
Jason Robert Brown
Barbara Carroll
Charles Cochran
Alexis Cole
Tony DeSare
Liam Forde
Eric Yves Garcia
Loston Harris
Alex Leonard
Steven Lutvak
Marilyn Maye
Nellie McKay
Mark Nadler
Steve Ross
Daryl Sherman

with a surprise guest Presentation of The Julie Wilson Award (to Liam Forde)

Oct. 21
Quiet Please, There's a Lady On Stage
A Celebration of Julie Wilson's 90th Birthday

Hosted by KT Sullivan

Corinna Sowers Adler
Christine Andreas
Ann Hampton Callaway
Nathan Chang
Kevin Dozier
Shana Farr
Lauren Fox
Wayne Hosford
Valerie Lemon
Maxine Linehan
Marianne Maringolo
Marissa Mulder
T. Oliver Reid
Cole Rumbough
Tony Sheldon
Deborah Silver
Lennie Watts
Carol Woods
Amra-Faye Wright
Karen Wyman

Presentation of The Mabel Mercer Award (to Ann Hampton Callaway)

Oct. 22
Something Sort of Grandish
The Music of Burton Lane, the Lyrics of Yip Harburg

Hosted by Jeff Harnar & Andrea Marcovicci

Karen Akers
Brent Barrett
Carole J. Bufford
Jim Caruso
Eric Comstock
Natalie Douglas
Christine Ebersole
Barbara Fasano
Richard Holbrook
Linda Lavin
Will & Anthony Nunziata
Sally Mayes
Jennifer Sheehan
Billy Strith
Leslie Uggams
Tom Wopat

Presentation of The Donald F. Smith Award (to Jennifer Sheehan)

Oct. 23
Come On and Hear
The Songs of Irving Berlin

Hosted by Klea Blackhurst

Terry Burrell
Jeffry Denman
Peggy Eason
Gergory Generet
Anita Gillette
Mandy Gonzalez
Nicholas King
Rebekah Lowin
Karen Mason
Sidney Myer
Karen Oberlin
Spider Saloff
Stacy Sullivan
Tamara Tunie

Special Event: Oct. 24
Kabarett with a K
Hosted by Karen Kohler at The Cutting Room
With Greta, Frans Bloem, Jean Brassard and a surprise guest.

The Rose Theater is located at Broadway at 60th St. For ticket information visit MabelMercer.org.

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