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By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
December 15, 2012

There was no better way to experience the feel of the holidays in Indianapolis than to sit in the elegant Crystal Terrace Room of the Columbia Club while taking in the spectacular view of the lighted Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument and buildings on the Circle and watching a performance of “Martinis & Mistletoe,” featuring Shannon Forsell, Brenda Williams and the Buselli-Wallarab Jazz Septet with guest Laney Wilson. The show, which opened Thursday, Dec. 13, continues through Dec. 15 at the Cabaret at the Columbia Club in downtown Indianapolis.

Ten most compelling performing arts people of 2012

Posted by admin on January 2, 2013

By Tom Alvarez, Indianapolis Performing Arts Examiner
December 20, 2012

One of the most satisfying aspects of covering the performing arts is the opportunity to provide much deserved exposure for the talented and dedicated people who are making a difference in contributing to the creative vitality of the Indianapolis area and making it a cultural destination.

Review: Jonathan Groff (from ‘Glee’) at the Cabaret

Posted by admin on October 17, 2012

By Lou Harry, Indianapolis Business Journal A&E Editor
October 17, 2012

Thanks to high school theater and vocal music programs—and to TV’s “Glee”—there’s a growing population of tweens, teens and college students embracing Broadway and Great American Songbook fare.

By Kenneth Jones,
October 16, 2012

Tony Award nominee Jonathan Groff revealed a new side of himself in the midwest on Oct. 13 when he sang two sold-out cabaret performances that featured pop music, show tunes and specialty numbers.

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.

"Awesome venue! I tell everyone I know about The Cabaret and encourage them to see a show."

Cabaret Guest


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