PETULA CLARK to Receive the 2021 Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award at the 36th Bistro Awards Special Event

The premiere screening will take place on Friday, April 30 at 8 pm; details on how to access the event are forthcoming. Photo: Pip/BMG (New York, NY, March 22, 2021)—Internationally acclaimed singer, songwriter, recording artist, and actress Petula Clark will be honored at the 36th annual Bistro Awards on Friday, April 30. This...

Save the Date for the 34th Annual Bistro Awards!

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Oh What a Night

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Jason Graae sang an original song, “Nothing Rhymes With Bistro Blues," written specifically for the occasion of the 30th annual Bistro Awards, at the outset of the gala that included performances by such past Bistro Award winners and legendary cabaret artists as Marilyn Maye (who sang a medley of rainbow songs), Karen Mason ("Almost Like...

Bistro Awards Tonight!

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Jason Grae plays host to the 30th annual Bistro Awards gala, which features 11 winners of this year's awards - such as Carol Fredette and Lillias White --  plus a cavalcade of past winners - some of the biggest names in the cabaret world, including Marilyn Maye, Karen Mason, Dee Dee Bridgewater, John Fugelsang.  ...

Heart to Heart: Carol Fredette on communicating with an audience…and much more

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By Wendy Lane Bailey To interview jazz singer Carol Fredette is to get a master class in the art of musicianship taught by a smart savvy woman who is passionate about her craft. Bronx born and raised, she says what she thinks and her thoughts are always worth hearing.   WENDY LANE BAILEY: What was...

Farr and Lowe: Concepts in Cabaret, Twitter Chat Transcript

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2015 Bistro Awards winners Shana Farr and Kristoffer Lowe discus Concepts in Cabaret - how to create a focused show. [View the story "Concept Cabaret Twitter Transcript" on Storify] Shana Farr's Bistro award is specifically for her outstanding concept show “In the Still of the Night: A Poetical Journey Through the Music, Lyrics and Verse of Noel...

Spotlight: Jeff Harnar, Appearing March 4

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Jeff Harnar is one of the 10 past Bistro Award winners who will be at the 30th annual gala March 4th. Beginning his career at age 10 as a television jingle-singer, Harnar replaced clients Mattel and Kentucky Fried Chicken with Noel Coward and Cole Porter, two of the American Songbook composers he has made his...

Spotlight: Dee Dee Bridgewater, Performing March 4

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Dee Dee Bridgewater is one of the 10 past Bistro Award winners who will be performing at the 30th annual gala March 4th. A New York fixture on the jazz scene since 1970, Dee Dee Bridgewater is a consummate and versatile artist who has racked up awards -- a Tony Award as best featured actress...

Dee Dee Bridgewater, Marilyn Maye, John Fugelsang, Mary Testa Appearing at 30th Bistro Awards Gala

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When cabaret’s oldest award, the Bistro Awards, turns 30 on Wednesday, March 4, ten honorees from the past will be appearing, in addition to the 11 2015 award winners. In alphabetical order, the past Bistro Award winners at the 30th annual bash include: Aaron Lee Battle, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Darius de Haas, John Fugelsang, Rita Gardner,...