May Brings Out the Big Guns

May Brings Out the Big Guns
Ann Hampton Calloway, Michael Feinstein

Ann Hampton Calloway, Michael Feinstein

Cabaret and speakers of well reknown. This month is bursting with exciting entertainment.

Will & Anthony Nunziata

Feinstein’s/54 Below: 254 West 54 St. 5/1, 5/16 and 5/30 Laura Michelle Kelly; 5/4 David Yazbek; 5/10, 5/12-14, 17, 18 and 20th Marilyn Maye; 5/14 Maxine Linehan; 5/16 We Love Her: A Celebration of Laura Benanti; 5/21 -23 and 5/25 Matthew Morrison and 5/26 Will & Anthony Nunziata

Matthew Morrison

Matthew Morrison

92nd Street Y: 5/1 Mary Chapin Carpenter with Anthony DeCurtis: Talk and Performance; 5/8 Dion in Conversation with Anthony DeCurtis; 5/11 Laura Bush and Jenna Bush Hager in Conversation with Hoda Kotb; 5/18 Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf: Preview of All the Way and Conversation with Bryan Cranston, Anthony Mackie, Robert Schenkkan, and Jay Roach; 5/21 – 5/23 Lyrics & Lyricists – I Have Confidence: Rodgers After Hammerstein; 5/24 Andy Borowitz in Conversation with Katie Couric and 5/25 John Dickerson in Conversation with Stephen Colbert.

Birdland Jazz: 315 West 44 St. Jim Caruso’s Cast Party every Monday; 5/3 – 5/7 Ann Hampton Callaway Presents “But Beautiful”; 5/10 – 5/14 “BOSSABRASIL” Leny Andrade with Roni Ben-hur Trio; 5/ 23 “A Sophisticated Reunion” Starring Terri Klausner, Valarie Pettiford & Ty Stephens; 5/29 Eric Comstock + Barbara Fasano “Summer Standard Time” and 5/30 An Evening With Laura Osnes.

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.

 The Cafe Carlyle: 35 East 76 St. Woody Allen & The Eddy Davis New Orleans Jazz Band Mon and Sat at 8:45. 5/3 -5/14 Megan Hitly; 5/17 – 5/28 Alexa Ray Joel and 5/31 – 6/11 Herb Alpert and Lani Hall.

Don’t Tell Mama: 343 W. 46 St. Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway Chatterbox every Thursday with guests that have yet to have been announced; 5/7 and 5/19 – 5/20 Lucille Carr Kaffashan and 5/8 Marcus Simeone & Tracy Stark: On Sacred Ground.

Dizzy’s Club Coca Cola: 10 Columbus Circle. 5/1 Celebrating Ellington and Beyond and 5/13 – 5/15 The Timeless John Coltrane: Village Vanguard 1961.

Iridium Jazz Club: Broadway at West 51 St. 5/11 and 12 Sally Kellerman; 5/31 ScoBar presents It’s Today! Karen Mason and Lee Roy Reams sing Jerry Herman.

Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café: 407 West 42 St. Every Thursday Broadway Sessions; 5/1 Benefit for God’s Love We Deliver and 5/26 Two Guys and a Grand.

Lincoln Center: 5/2 “Steven Tyler….Out on a Limb Presented By Twisted J; 5/11 -5/12 Michael Feinstein: A Right to Sing the Blue; 5/20 – 5/21 The Ray Charles Songbook and 5/24 A John Williams Celebration.

Metropolitan Room: 34 W. 22 St. Every Tuesday Annie Ross; 5/3 Julie Budd; 5/11 Carol Woods; 5/15 Cabaret Cares; 5/19 Peggy Lee Tribute ~ Stacy Sullivan; 5/22 Happy Birthday Elizabeth Sullivan; 5/23 Corinna Sowers Adler; 5/23 Vivian Reed; 5/25 Too Blondes – Savannah & Chase and 5/28 Melba Moore.

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

The Cutting Room: 44 E. 32 St. 212 691-900, 5/2 Kate Taylor; 5/9 Broadway Bound Kids Presents: Broadway Bee: Hosted by the Original Creators of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; 5/11 Glamour Tango: A Celebration of Women in Tango; 5/19 Tiffany and 5/21 Truffles: A Murder Mystery Jazz Brunch.

The Town Hall: 123 West 43 St. 5/14 An Evening With Graham Nash and 5/23 Broadway By The Year the 1960’s.


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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