Urban Stages Presents
Winter Rhythms 2013
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 through Sunday, December 15, 2013
Cabaret, musical theatre, jazz and more to benefit arts & education.
Length: 1 hr 30 mins
Seating: General Admission
You choose your seats when you get to the theater.
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ONE NIGHT ONLY PERFORMANCES (all performances: $30 unless otherwise noted)
Tuesday, Dec. 3 | 7PM A Centennial Celebration of Mary Martin.
A 100th Birthday tribute to one of the great performers of the American Musical Theatre and the shows she starred in (The Sound of Music, South Pacific, Peter Pan, etc.). Hosted by noted author Stephen Cole with featured artists Liam Forde, Janice Hall, Marissa Mulder, Barbara Porteus, Julie Reyburn, Corinna Sowers-Adler, Susan Winter, Bill Zeffiro with rare video and perhaps a surprise or two. RECEPTION AFTERWARDS (SPECIAL EVENT: $50)
Wednesday, Dec. 4 | 7PM Noteworthy – Excerpts from new musicals
by up and coming songwriters including Andy Monroe (The Kid) and Greg Edwards & Ben Green (Neurosis).
Thursday, Dec. 5 | 7PM A Salute to Singers and Songwriters of the 1970s.
Hosted by Broadwayworld.com columnist Stephen Hanks with Natalie Douglas, Lauren Fox, Laurie Krauz, Barbara Porteus, Meg Flather,Ted Stafford and Lorinda Lisitza
Thursday, Dec. 5 | 10PM LATE NIGHT: Isaiah Singer + OPEN MIC
Isaiah Singer, frontman for the Brooklyn rock duo The 7th Word, premieres a collection of experimental wurlitzer piano instrumentals and songs. Afterwords, an ecclectic open mic, open to songwriters, musical theater composers, and comedians. Baby grand piano available. (LATE NIGHT: FREE | First Come First Seated)
Friday, Dec. 6 | 7PM Sarah Rice and Sean Hagerty.
A double bill spanning more than a century of music: Act I: experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist Sean Hagerty, Act II: Broadway’s Sarah Rice (Sweeney Todd) sings songs from the period of Downton Abbey.
Friday, Dec. 6 | 10PM LATE NIGHT: Lora Faye
Lora Faye’s songs live in an art rock soundscape with a backbeat, lyrically quick and boldly performed. Her writing is both blues-inflected and brashly progressive, like an archive from some historical American future. “Sultry vocals… undeniably suave” - American Songwriter (LATE NIGHT SHOW: $15)
Saturday, Dec. 7 | 7PM Sinatra at the Movies.
Celebrated singers pay tribute to the Chairman of the Board’s illustrious film career. With Carole J. Bufford, Alexis Cole, Lianne Marie Dobbs, Kat Gang, Eric Yves Garcia, Hilary Gardner, Sigali Hamberger, Jeff Harnar, Allan Harris, Cary Hoffman, Nicolas King, Marissa Mulder, Karen Oberlin, Molly Pope, Naya Rodririguez-Castinado and Victoria Rae Sook. Musical directed by Bill Zeffiro. Hosted and Produced by Will Friedwald and Bill Zeffiro.
Saturday, Dec. 7 | 10PM LATE NIGHT: Ryan Scott Oliver presents : THE REHEARSAL ROOM Check out incredible young writers presenting fresh new work from new musicals and more! (LATE NIGHT SHOW: $15)
Sunday, Dec. 8 | 2PM TEEN CABARET
Singer-actors (21 and under) demonstrate their enthusiastic love and knowledge of the Great American Songbook standards of earlier generations. Produced and directed by Rob Lester With Claire Benedetto, Hawkins Gardow, Dominique Solano, Joseph Tolve, Matt Zanfagna. Special Guests: Susan Winter and Karen Wyman (SPECIAL EVENT: $15)
Sunday, Dec. 8 | 7PM Julie Reyburn and Marquee Five.
Award-winning cabaret artist Reyburn brings back her very first show, Fate Is Kind, on a double-bill with the celebrated vocal harmony group performing a “best of” set including holiday standards.
MONDAY, DEC. 9 – NO SHOW
Tuesday, Dec. 10 | 7PM That Way: Excerpts from a new musical | A man recalls the challenges and changes of his life as a gay man during the last fifty years. With Janice Hall, Rob Langeder, Kenita Miller and Adam Shapiro. By Barry Levitt and Peter Napolitano.
Wednesday, Dec. 11 | 7PM The Barry Levitt Quartet with special guests Hilary Kole and Gregory Generet, Kat Gang. 2013 MAC and Bistro Award winner Levitt in an evening of jolting jazz!
Thursday, Dec. 12 | 7PM Don Rebic and Friends with Leslie Uggams, Karen Akers, Suzanne Carrico, Eric Michael Gillett, Nina Hennessey, Lee Roy Reams, Christine Reisner-Rebic, T. Oliver Reid, and Marti Stevens — with a special appearance by “King of Nostalgia” Joe Franklin Reception afterwards. (SPECIAL EVENT: $50)
Friday, Dec. 13 | 7PM Janice Hall and Karen Oberlin.
A "double feature" of two shows by award-winning cabaret artists, each taking a unique look at the Golden Age of Hollywood.
Friday, Dec. 13 | 10PM LATE NIGHT: Kind of Appropriate : The Songs of Julia Meinwald Featuring: Ally Bonino, Charles Franklin, Lauren Marcus, Rachel Flynn, Rich Silverstein, and Sam Heldt (LATE NIGHT SHOW: $15)
Saturday, Dec. 14 | 7PM Gretchen Reinhagen and Adam Shapiro.
A double bill of two award-winning cabaret artists.
Saturday, Dec. 14 | 10PM LATE NIGHT: Rachel Klein Theater Ensemble Presents : Glamour Macabre The Rachel Klein Theater Ensemble Presents: Glamour Macabre, a go-go dancing, rock n'roll, Broadway belting, sequin tossin' evening of entertainment! | Co-Hosted by Eric Schmalenberger and Miriam! Featuring: The Rachel Klein Theater Ensemble, Erik Ransom as Damian from his rock musical "Coming", Broadway's Ashley Kate Adams (Le Cage Au Folle), Scooter Pie (Shaken and Stirred), Danielle Marie Fusco (Martha Graham), The Love Show (the Nutcracker Rated R) and many more! (LATE NIGHT SHOW: $15)
Sunday, Dec. 15 | 7PM From All of Us To All of You: Seasonal Songs and Disney, Too!
Closing night holiday concert with reception afterwards. Featuring Deb Berman, Tina Chen, Lynn Cohen, Ron Cohen, Terese Genecco, Darryl Glenn, Helena Grenot, Valerie Lemon, Fran Leonardis, Marissa Mulder, Shaynee Rainbolt, Adam Shapiro, Brandon Sharp, Bret Shuford, Joanne Tatham, Tom Toce, Bill Zeffiro and a special surprise guest!(SPECIAL EVENT: $50)