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Cabaret Through Time Fridays At McElrath Cabaret: Charles DeForest–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–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 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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Thursday Featured Cabaret Performer and Website: Cynthia Crane At McElrath Cabaret–Join Us!

In honor of it being Cynthia Crane’s birthday today, here is her wonderful rendition of “Why Try To Change Me Now,” written by Cy Coleman.  Enjoy!  If you would like to know a little more about Ms. Crane’s background in … Continue reading

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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

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What Is A Saloon Singer?

We’ve had the good fortune to watch a DVD of a recording made of a set the legendary cabaret performer Mabel Mercer recorded at Cleo’s Restaurant in New York City in 1979 entitled “Mabel Mercer:  A Singer’s Singer,” and the performance … Continue reading

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