Posted on 17. Oct, 2013 by admin.
By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner October 14, 2013 The essence of one of France’s national icons, Edith Piaf, was captured by Louise Pitre in “Le Vie En Rouge,” Friday at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club. It was the first of a two night engagement at the downtown night spot for the French [...]
Posted on 17. Oct, 2013 by admin.
By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner October 5, 2013 If ever there was an entertainer who gives an audience 100 % plus some, it is the dynamic singer, dancer, and actor Valarie Pettiford. A protégé of legendary choreographer Bob Fosse, the Tony nominated performer appeared Thursday on the first of a two night engagement [...]
Posted on 08. Aug, 2013 by admin.
By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner August 4, 2013 The Cabaret at the Columbia Club continues to grow its reputation, both locally and nationally, as a presenter of some of the world’s finest talent. Another example of the high caliber entertainment that audiences have come to expect was that of Eden Espinosa, who opened [...]
Broadway sensation Eden Espinosa gave a Master Class at The Cabaret on August 3, 2013. Eden is most recognized for her critically acclaimed portrayal of Elphaba in Broadway’s Wicked. Other musical theater accomplishments include creating the title role in Brooklyn The Musical and playing Maureen in the closing cast of Rent on Broadway. Here are her tips for [...]
Posted on 05. Aug, 2013 by admin.
By Rita Kohn, NUVO July 29, 2013 Karen Irwin’s endearing personality brings to life one of the finest “tribute shows” I’ve witnessed. Irwin has the voice, charisma and musicality to emulate Janis Joplin’s singular style. And beyond that is the arc of honesty in Irwin’s program, showing facets of Joplin’s emotional and chronological life through [...]
Posted on 12. Jun, 2013 by admin.
By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner June 10, 2013 Three words describe Ana Gasteyer’s recent debut at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club: she killed it. Opening Thursday for the first of a two-night engagement, Gasteyer’s show, entitled “Ana Gasteyer: Elegant Songs From a Handsome Woman,” offered some of the most exuberant and rollicking [...]
By Scott Shoger, NUVO May 17, 2013 Berlin-raised cabaret singer Ute Lemper can knock out a songspiel with the best of em – putting across Brecht and Weill’s brusque modernity with all due respect – but her style owes as much to jazz, as evidenced by growling blue notes and brilliant scat solos (I sincerely [...]
Posted on 23. May, 2013 by admin.
By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner. May 20, 2013 Without even leaving the Crystal Terrace room, the audience was transported by Ute Lemper to Berlin, Paris and Buenos Aires during “The Last Tango in Berlin.” The first of a two-night engagement at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club in downtown Indianapolis, the German cabaret [...]
Here are some more of the wonderful performers who have given Master Classes at The Cabaret! Broadway star and soul musician Darius De Haas taught a Master Class at The Cabaret on July 10th, 2010. Darius has been in many Broadway productions, including Rent, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and Carousel. As a concert artist, [...]
Versatile and talented performer Leslie Odom, Jr. gave a Master Class at The Cabaret on February 23rd, 2013. Leslie has been popping up everywhere this year, lending his talents to TV shows like NBC’s Smash, The CW’s Supernatural, and Showtime’s House of Lies. He also starred in the Broadway musical Leap of Faith in 2012. Below are some of [...]