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Cabaret benefit features Broadway belter

Posted by admin on October 8, 2012

By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
October 1, 2012

Those fortunate enough to attend the $150 a head “Friends of the Cabaret” fundraiser for the Cabaret at the Columbia Club, Saturday, Sept. 29, experienced the voice and stage presence of quintessential Broadway star Susan Egan, who was featured in “The Belle of Broadway.” She was accompanied by her long-time pianist and music director, Stephen Cook.


Cabaret presents a bona fide ‘show queen’

Posted by admin on August 28, 2012

By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
August 27, 2012

The content of Karen Mason’s show is clearly evident in its title, “Karen Mason: Show Queen, A Broadway Songbook,” so expectations that she would have the appropriate talents and presence to properly represent ran high.


By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
August 5, 2012

Broadway veteran Carol Woods has been playing Matron “Mama” Thornton in the long-running musical “Chicago” off and on since 1997. Soon, however, she’ll turn over her role to an understudy in the show at New York’s Ambassador Theatre for a weekend appearance in “Carol Woods: Singin’ the Blues on Broadway,” Friday, Aug. 19 and Saturday, Aug. 20, at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club in downtown Indianapolis.


Broadway star shakes the rafters in Cabaret show

Posted by admin on August 19, 2012

By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
August 11, 2012

On temporary leave from Broadway’s “Chicago,” in which she plays Matron “Mama” Thornton, Carol Woods unquestionably demonstrated the formidable singing chops that earned her that role during “Carol Woods: Singin’ the Blues on Broadway,” Friday at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club in downtown Indianapolis. Her show repeats Saturday, Aug. 11 at 8 p.m.


‘American Idol’ alum raises the roof at Cabaret

Posted by admin on August 18, 2012

By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
July 29, 2012

Former “American Idol” finalist Melinda Doolittle, who once sang backup vocals for many big names, showed why she deserves to be front and center during her show titled “Love 101,” Saturday at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club in downtown Indianapolis.


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