Photo: Ben Vereen at the 2014 Bistro Awards

March 6, 2014

Lifetime Achievement recipient Ben Vereen singing “Here’s to Life” at the 29th Annual Bistro Awards on Tuesday evening, March 4,. The multi-talented performer demonstrated to the Bistro audience the quintessential cabaret artist that he is.

Photo by Jim Baldassare


About the Author

Sherry Eaker has been the producer of the annual Bistro Awards since the awards’ inception in 1985. She is the former editor of "Back Stage" and, during her 30-year run, produced panel discussions and workshop events on an ongoing basis, including the programming for Back Stage’s annual Actorfest. She compiled and edited four editions of the "Back Stage Handbook for Performing Artists," and compiled and edited "The Cabaret Artists Handbook." She is a member of the National Theatre Conference and the American Theatre Critics Association (and produced eight of ATCA’s New York weekend conferences). She is an advisor to the boards of both the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and the Women in the Arts & Media Coalition.