Category Archives: Set preparation

Cabaret Tip Tuesday At McElrath Cabaret: Use A Theme To Organize Your Cabaret Show Material–Join Us!

  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 or RSS–thank you!     We are now also on LinkedIn–which has a … Continue reading

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Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–What Is Subtext And How Does It Apply To Singing A Cabaret Song? 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 or RSS–thank you!     We appreciate your support!   Wednesday is … Continue reading

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Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–How Do You Create A Vocal Interpretation For A Song? Thoughts from John “Coach” Moawad–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 or RSS–thank you!     We appreciate your support. A video featuring the … Continue reading

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Cabaret Tip Tuesday At McElrath Cabaret: Tips For Singing Intervals–Join Us!

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 or RSS–thank you!   We appreciate your support.   This is Charley Drew … Continue reading

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Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–What Is Your Cabaret Onstage Persona? Join the Conversation!

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.   Classic cabaret, Broadway and film entertainer Pearl Bailey, here with Nat King Cole in a fun … Continue reading

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Cabaret Tip Tuesday At McElrath Cabaret: Keep Your Eyes Open When You Sing–Join Us!

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 fun cabaret song performance from the Yale Cabaret Conference by Robyn Spangler of Los Angeles–”The Menopause … Continue reading

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Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–How Do You Find Songs For Your Cabaret Show? Join the Conversation!

The great Kaye Ballard singing the Fanny Brice classic, “My Man.”  If you would like to learn more about Ms. Ballard, there are several resources listed at the end of this video, and she has an excellent official website.  Enjoy! … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Cabaret Tip Tuesday At McElrath Cabaret: Using Design Boards To Prepare Your Cabaret Show

Some Billy Taylor at the piano–here he plays “I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free.” Learn more about Billy Taylor from Wikipedia and his website–enjoy!     Welcome to Cabaret Tip Tuesday at McElrath Cabaret, where we offer cabaret … Continue reading

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