By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
May 13 & 14, 2011
Playing loving tribute to legendary jazz singer Mel Tormé, Billy Stritch enthralled his audience Friday evening at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club, in downtown Indianapolis, in his show, “Billy Stritch Sings Mel Tormé.”
by Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
October 14 & 15, 2011
“He’s the Spielberg of musical theater,” said managing and artistic director Shannon Forsell when she introduced composer, lyricist and playwright Jason Robert Brown at Friday’s opening night of a two-day run of The Jason Brown Songbook at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club in downtown Indianapolis.
A “Wicked” Cabaret with Broadway’s Stephanie J. Block
Annual Fundraiser and Performance to Benefit The Cabaret
There will be no tricks, just treats this Halloween weekend as one of Broadway’s most relevant and versatile leading ladies, Stephanie J. Block, brings her spellbinding one-woman show to Indianapolis to benefit The Cabaret. This special one-night only event will take place on Friday, October 28th and will help support the artistic and educational programs of The Cabaret.
Managing and Artistic Director Shannon Forsell was showcased in this article by David Hoppe from Nuvo in January 2011.
Since I sang in the class last week, I had this week of and was observing the rest of the class participants. The singers had everything to work on from comic timing and interpretation, to making the audience believe them, to song and intensity build-up.
"Best in class. A truly delightful experience - over the top!"Cabaret Guest