Category Archives: Cabaret Song Selection

Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–What Are Actable Song Lyrics? Join the Conversation!

Welcome to McElrath Cabaret!  We hope you enjoy our cabaret blog.  If you like this post, Like us on Facebook, Follow us on Twitter, and subscribe to our blog via email–thank you!   We appreciate your support. A little Barbara Van Orden for your … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in Cabaret entertainer, Cabaret performance, cabaret performers, Cabaret Questions, Cabaret shows, Cabaret Song Selection, cabaret songs, music, Saloon Singers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–How Do You Create A Saloon Atmosphere In Your Cabaret Show Venue? Join the Conversation!

This is Matt Howe from the Yale Cabaret Convention from 2010.  I totally agree with his opening patter, but he does a fantastic job of changing my mind about that through his acting of the lyrics of this well-known pop … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in Cabaret entertainer, Cabaret performance, cabaret performers, Cabaret Questions, Cabaret Song Selection, Cabaret venues, music, Saloon Singers, Song Selection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–How Do You Create The Perfect Medley? Join Us!

Singer Sandy Stewart, with a tune from 1963–”My Coloring Book,” by Kander and Ebb. And Sandy’s son, Bill Charlap, playing “I’ve Just Seen Her.” These two talented entertainers work together, with performances at the Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in cabaret blog, Cabaret entertainer, Cabaret performance, cabaret performers, Cabaret Questions, Cabaret Song Selection, cabaret songs, Cabaret website, music, Set preparation, Song Selection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–Are You A Cabaret Entertainer? Join Us!

The cabaret entertainer Wesla Whitfield sings a beautiful song that I love called, “Lost In The Stars.”  Ms. Whitfield is a great actor of lyrics, and you understand what this song is talking about as she skillfully performs it.  You … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in cabaret blog, Cabaret entertainer, Cabaret performance, cabaret performers, Cabaret Questions, cabaret show rehearsal, Cabaret Song Selection, music, Set preparation, Song Selection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 9 Comments

Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–Writing Patter? Join Us!

The great saloon singer Hugh Shannon performing live in Manhattan.  I adore his voice and piano playing, and seeing these videos of him performing live is just delicious!  He has selections included in the three-disc anthology called The Erteguns’ New York: New … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in cabaret blog, Cabaret performance, cabaret performers, Cabaret Questions, Cabaret Song Selection, cabaret songs, music, Saloon Singers, Set preparation, Song Selection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Cabaret Through Time Fridays At McElrath Cabaret: Fred Astaire–Join Us!

Welcome! Fridays are the day when we at the McElrath Cabaret Blog are going to present blog posts in our Cabaret Through Time series. We are going to present historical cabaret singers, venues, writers, and musicians, and will begin to compile a cabaret … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in American vaudeville songs, Cabaret performance, Cabaret Song Selection, cabaret songs, Cabaret Through Time, Theatrical performances | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–Join Us For The Fun!

Happy Birthday, Dinah Shore!  Although probably best known for her Emmy- and Peabody-award-winning work on a variety of television shows, Ms. Shore also was a nightclub performer in the 1960s.  (ps–I love this dress!)   Wednesday is the day of … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in cabaret blog, Cabaret books, cabaret business, Cabaret flyers, cabaret marketing and publicity, Cabaret performance, cabaret performers, Cabaret pictures, Cabaret Questions, Cabaret Song Selection, cabaret songs, Cabaret venues, Cabaret website, music, Song Selection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

Cabaret Tip Tuesday at McElrath Cabaret: Age As An Asset In Cabaret Performance–Join Us!

The lovely Barbara Cook! Learn more about Barbara Cook at her website.     Welcome to Cabaret Tip Tuesday at McElrath Cabaret, where we offer cabaret performance tips to help you put together a great performance at your next show!   Today I’m … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in cabaret blog, cabaret business, Cabaret performance, cabaret performers, Cabaret Song Selection, cabaret songs, Cabaret videos, music, Set preparation, Song Selection, Theatrical performances | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

Thursday Featured Cabaret Website: BlueGobo.com At McElrath Cabaret—Join Us!

  Thursday is the day of the week when we will features some of our favorite cabaret blogs, websites or performers. Today’s website is entitled BlueGobo.com, a wonderful site for cabaret show reference material.   BlueGobo.com is a large repository … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in cabaret blog, Cabaret performance, cabaret performers, Cabaret pictures, Cabaret Song Selection, cabaret songs, Cabaret videos, music, Set preparation, Song Selection | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 12 Comments

Cabaret Tip Tuesday At McElrath Cabaret–Performing With Confidence–Join Us!

A mesmerizing entertainer; artistry in stillness but with energy!  Lena Horne for your Cabaret Tip Tuesday!   Welcome to Cabaret Tip Tuesday at McElrath Cabaret, where we offer cabaret performance tips to help you put together a great performance at your next show! … Continue reading

Print Friendly
Posted in cabaret blog, Cabaret performance, Cabaret Song Selection, cabaret songs, Cabaret videos, Clothing for cabaret performance, music, Set preparation, Song Selection, Tip Tuesday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments