Tag Archives: Donald Smith

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

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Ask A Cabaret Question Wednesday At McElrath Cabaret–Bouncing Back After Disappointment? Join Us!

The great composer, singer known for his perfect pitch, pianist, trumpet player and bon vivant Joe Bushkin.  I enjoy his voice, piano playing, and stage presence.  Over the course of his marvelous musical career, he recorded with Billie Holliday and … Continue reading

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A Sassy Addendum To My Earlier Post About Finding Cabaret Venues

After watching Donald Smith speak in the video Cabaret and American Music–I posted it here–I wanted to share a great idea that he gave for opening up new cabaret venues.  Mind you, he didn’t say it was always successful, but … Continue reading

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Cabaret and American Music–Video With Donald Smith, Mabel Mercer’s Manager

A fantastic video, with some performance moments by Steve Ross and K.T. Sullivan with accompanist James Hallowell, along with Donald Smith talking about Cabaret and American Music.  Well worth the time to watch this if you love cabaret in any capacity: Enjoy!

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