Where to See Mandy Gonzalez, Betty Buckley, and More Perform in NYC This October

Special Features   Where to See Mandy Gonzalez, Betty Buckley, and More Perform in NYC This October
From engagements at Feinstein’s/54 Below to SubCulture, Broadway isn’t the only place to catch theatre talent in New York City.
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This month, Tony winners and nominees litter the board with cabaret and concert appearances. Many Playbill Travel performers, including Charles Busch and upcoming guest Michael Feinstein, will play at the Midtown venue Feinstein’s/54 Below, while others venture downtown and to the east side for their solo shows. Here are the highlights for what’s on tap this October:


An Evening with Andrea McArdle
October 10–14 at Feinstein’s/54 Below
Broadway’s original Annie star (who also created roles in Starlight Express and State Fair) returns to this venue with a trunk full of backstage stories and songs from the Great American Songbook.

Betty Buckley
Story Songs #2
October 12–15 at Joe’s Pub
The Tony winner sings a new collection of rock, pop, and musical theatre songs, including numbers by Joni Mitchell, Stephen Sondheim, and Joe Iconis.

Charles Busch
My Kinda 60s
October 17–21 at Feinstein’s/54 Below
The New York drag icon and author-star of Vampire Lesbians of Sodom, Psycho Beach Party, and The Lady in Question hosts a “coming out party” for his male-garb cabaret show that celebrates the pop, Broadway, and film songs of his youth.

Jason Robert Brown with Grace McLean
October 22 at SubCulture
The Tony-winning composer-lyricist is joined by The Great Comet star for a one-night-only performance at the intimate downtown venue. As always, expect new takes on tunes from Brown’s catalog, plus new work, as well.

Mandy Gonzalez
Octpber 24–November 4 at Café Carlyle
The current Angelica Schuyler in Hamilton will make her venue debut, offering a preview of her forthcoming debut solo album.

Standard Time with Michael Feinstein
Harold Arlen: The World On a String
October 25 at Carnegie Hall
The pianist-singer explores the songbook of the composer of “Get Happy,” “Stormy Weather,” and “Over the Rainbow.”

Marilyn Maye
October 27 at Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola/Jazz at Lincoln Center
The matriarch of the New York cabaret scene celebrates a jazz singing career that dates back to the era of Count Basie and Charlie Parker.

It’s not too late to book your cabin on Playbill Travel’s upcoming Broadway on the Danube River With Michael Feinstein, featuring solo performances by Feinstein, Tony winner Rachel Bay Jones, Tony nominees Christopher Fitzgerald, Brandon Uranowitz, and Marc Kudisch, and Drama Desk nominee Julia Murney, with more talent to be announced. For information and booking inquiries visit PlaybillTravel.com.

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