From Talks to Cabaret There is Something For Everyone in December

From Talks to Cabaret There is Something For Everyone in December

December gives you many ways to stay entertained. Here is the best of what we think is in the talk show world and cabaret.

Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie, Mercedes Ruehl

Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl

92 Street Y: 1395 Lexington Ave. 12/ 1 Incredibles 2 Brad Bird and Holly Hunter in Conversation; 12/ 2 Love, Gilda: Screening and Conversation Lisa D’Apolito, Alan Zweibel, and Toby Shimin; 12/ 3 Broadway Talks with Jordan Roth Harvey Fierstein’s Torch Song Harvey Fierstein, Michael Urie and Mercedes Ruehl in Conversation with Jordan Roth; 12 / 8 Preview Screening of Stan & Ollie Actors Steve Coogan and John C. Reilly, with director Jon S. Baird and 12/ 13 Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis: Architect Peter Marino.


Birdland Jazz: 315 West 44 St. Every Monday Jim Caruso’s Cast party; First and Third Tuesday at 9:30pm The Lineup with Susie Mosher; 12/ 3 and 12/ 17 Santino Fontana; 12/ 3 Jason Kravits; 12/ 10 Tom Wopat & Linda Purl; 12/ 10 Michael Longoria “Merry Christmas Darling”; 12/ 13 Tony Yazbeck and Friends; 12/ 22 – 25 Klea Blackhurst, Jim Caruso & Billy Stritch In “A Swingin’ Birdland Christmas” and 12/ 26 – 29 Clint Holmes.

Broadway Sings at the West End Lounge: 955 West End Ave at 107th St. and West End Ave. Mondays: Open Mic with Craig Pomranz and Sarah Rice.

Carnegie Hall: 881 7th Ave at 57th St. 11/ 10 New York Lyric Opera Theatre; 12/ 16 Vienna Boys Choir and 12/ 21 – 22 The New York Pops: Under The Mistletoe.

Dizzys Club Coca Cola:Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street.

Don’t Tell Mama: 343 W. 46 St. 12/ 17 – 18 Sean Harkness, Marcus Simeone and Lina Koutrakos “3” and 12/ 28 Anthony Santelmo, JR: CHRISTMAS IN JULY RETURNS IN DECEMBER

Joe Iconis, George Salazar

Joe Iconis, George Salazar

Feinstein’s/54 Below: 254 West 54 St. 12/ 1 -2 George Salazar and Joe Iconis Two-Player Game; 12/3,4 ,7 and 8 Liz Callaway; 12/3 and 7 Storm Large Holiday Ordeal; 12/ 11 – 13 A Well-Strung Christmas; 12/ 14 -16 The 11th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Extravaganza; 12/ 17 -22 Norm Lewis: Nutcracker Cool; 12/ 23 – 30 Michael Feinstein Swingin’ With The Season; 12/ 27 Christine Pedi: Snow Bizness; 12/ 31 Aaron Tveit on New Year’s Eve! Ring in the new year with 1/ 1- 5 Andrea McArdle and Donna McKechnie celebrate Sondheim and Hamlisch.

Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café: 407 West 42 St. Every Thursday Broadway Sessions. 12/5 KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar: Remember.

Salon: 352 West 44th St. Sunday: Open Mic with different performers created and hosted by Mark Janas with Tanya Moberly.

Haley Swindal

Stage 72: (formerly The Triad) 158 W. 72 St. Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography. 12/3 Haley Swindal in Come Up ‘N See Me and 12/ 7 Adrienne Haan in White Christmas At The Triad;

The Beach Cafe: 1326 2nd Ave. 12/1 Karen Oberlin Heart & Soul: The Songs of Frank Loesser; 12/2 Nancy McGraw with Mark Nadler; 12/12 Steven Maglio Sinatra’s Birthday Show: 12/15 Karen Akers; 12/20 Tom Wopat Home For Christmas and 12/19 KT Sullivan Dancing In The Dark: The songs of Dietz and Schwartz.

The Café Carlyle: 35 East 76 St. at Madison Ave. 12/ 1 – 12/ 29 Steve Tyrell.

Ben Vereen

Ben Vereen

The Cutting Room: 44 East 32nd St. 12/ 1 Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen; 12/2 “Sparkle: An All-Star Holiday Concert” A benefit for The Actors Fund; 12/6 Eddie Brigati: After The Rascals and  12/ 8 The Cowsills.

The DJango: 2 Avenue of the Americas.

Frances Ruffelle

Frances Ruffelle

The Green Room 42: 70 Tenth Ave 4th Floor inside Yotel Hotel. 12/6 Stronger Than Hate; 12/7 and 12/9 Corrina Sowers Adler; ***12/ 8 Frances Ruffelle LIVE(s) IN NEW YORK;  12/14 Spencer Day; 12/14 and 15 Lesli Margarita; 12/ 15 Tonya Pinkins and Brad Simmons and 12/ 17 NaTasha Yvette Williams.

The Iridium: 1650 Broadway. 12/ 13 – 16 Jane Monheit.

The Pierre Hotel, Two E Bar & Lounge: 2 E 61st St.

The Town Hall: 123 W. 43 St. 12/ 12  Esperanza Spalding.


Suzanna, co-owns and publishes the newspaper Times Square Chronicles or T2C. At one point a working actress, she has performed in numerous productions in film, TV, cabaret, opera and theatre. She has performed at The New Orleans Jazz festival, The United Nations and Carnegie Hall. She has a screenplay and a TV show in the works, which she developed with her mentor and friend the late Arthur Herzog. She is a proud member of the Drama Desk and the Outer Critics Circle and was a nominator. Email:

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