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By Lou Harry, Indianapolis Business Journal

LaChanze, the Tony-winning star of Broadway’s “The Color Purple,” brought a jazzy set to the Cabaret’s temporary home at the Indiana Landmarks Center on May 5. She explained that her offering was a sampling of three distinct cabaret programs she has created and the result, while musically outstanding, was structurally disjointed.

Still, when a tribute to Diane Ross includes the unexpected inclusion of “Be a Lion” (from “The Wiz”) and “It’s My Turn,” it’s clear that LaChanze isn’t following anyone else’s rulebook. Other highlights included songs from both “The Color Purple” and the actress’ breakthrough “Once On This Island” as well as a bring-down-the-house closer to Peter Gabriel’s “In Your Eyes.”


Posted by kbrueckmann on May 10, 2017

By Eric Milkereit, Local lifestyle & entertainment blogger

I have to take break from writing about Italy to return to my favorite topic of late. Of course, the Cabaret. It’s time to close out the Winter-Spring season with a tour de force performance from LaChanze.

2017 Cabaret summer and fall lineup is announced

Posted by kbrueckmann on May 3, 2017

By Emily Taylor, NUVO

The Cabaret’s 2017 summer and fall season is here and it doesn't disappoint. The lineup includes nine Broadway stars (with our personal favorite Mandy Gonzalez from Hamilton gracing the list). 

Priority list includes Alton Brown, LaChanze, more

Posted by kbrueckmann on May 2, 2017

By Lou Harry, Indianapolis Business Journal

Broadway Stars Abound In Upcoming Season At The Cabaret

Posted by kbrueckmann on April 28, 2017

The Cabaret's next season of engaging, intimate performances continues at Indiana Landmarks Center's Cook Theater. The Cabaret's 2017 Summer/Fall season, which includes nine Broadway stars and the debut of local chanteuse, Gail Payne, kicks off on Friday, June 30.

"One of the best environments for serious music fans in town!"

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