Talks, Concerts and Cabaret For December

Talks, Concerts and Cabaret For December

Hot toddy’s, music and talks are sure to keep the chill away, the spirit in high spirits, while giving blissful nights of entertainment. Here are our picks for December.

Billy Porter, Fern Mallis

92 Street Y: 1395 Lexington Ave. 12/1 Marriage Story and Little Women: Laura Dern in Conversation with Vanity Fair’s Mike Hogan; 11/4 Netflix’s V-Wars: Ian Somerhalder in Conversation with TV Guide’s Keisha Hatchett; 12/8 Dear Evan Hansen: A Conversation with Andrew Barth Feldman and Stacey Mindich. Featuring a Special Performance from the Tony Award-winning Musical; 12/ 11 Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis with Billy Porter and 12/ 17 Amazon Prime Video’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Screening & Talk with Rachel Brosnahan, moderated by Glamour’s Jessica Radloff

James Barbour

Birdland Jazz: 315 West 44 St. Every Monday Jim Caruso’s Cast Party; Every Thursday The Lineup with Susie Mosher; Every Sat. Eric Comstock with Sean Smith (Bass) & special guest Barbara Fasano (Voice); 12/ 6 The 2019 Annual James Barbour Holiday Concert; 12/ 11 Linda Lavin with Billy Stritch; 12/ 14 Karen Mason “Christmas! Christmas! Christmas!”; 12/ 15 Everybody Rise: A Resistance Cabaret; 12/ 16 Amanda McBroom & John Bucchino; 12/ 17 Darius de Haas: Let Your Heart Be Light; 12/ 21 – 12/ 25 A Swinging Birdland Christmas and 12/ 31 Marilyn Maye New Years Eve Extravaganza!

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.

Idina Menzel

Carnegie Hall: 881 7th Ave at 57th St. 12/ 11 Idina Menzel; Jazz star Tony DeSare and stage legend Capathia Jenkins join The New York Pops’ annual holiday celebration, ringing in the most wonderful time of the year. Hear such favorites as “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas.”

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

Don’t Tell Mama: 343 W. 46 St. 12/ 1 Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway Chatterbox 20th Anniversary Edition; 12/ 8 Ian & Elliott Finkel; 12/ 9 Sue Matsuki: A Hep Happy Holiday!; 12/15 and 12/ 17 Julie Reyburn: Anywhere We Are; 12/18 Bobbie Horowitz’s “It’s Just A Number!”;

Norm Lewis

Feinstein’s/54 Below: 254 West 54 St. 12/ 1 Michael Mott and Friends; 12/ 1 The Cast of Broadway’s Frozen; 12 /3, 5 and 6 Linda Eder; 12/ 3 Luba Mason; 12/ 9 Ryan McCartan, Taylor Iman Jones, Brittney Johnson and More; 12/ 10 – 11 Sam Harris; 12/ 13 – 15 The 12th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Extravazana; 12/ 17 – 22 Norm Lewis Naughty or Nice; 12/ 20 and 29th Christine Pedi: Snow Bizness; 12 /23 – 30 Michael Feinstein: Home for the Holidays and 12/ 31 Annaleigh Ashford On New Year’s Eve!

Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café: 407 West 42 St. Every Thursday Broadway Sessions; 12/ 3 Sullivan and Harnar Sing Harnick and Strouse and 12/ 8 Do You Hear What I Hear? – A Benefit for Benjamin House;

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

Stage 72: (formerly The Triad) 158 W. 72 St. Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography. 12/ 5 – 10 Adrienne Haan White Christmas At The Triad II.

Photo Stephen Sorokoff

The Café Carlyle: 35 East 76 St. at Madison Ave. Every Monday Woody Allen and The Eddy Davis Jazz Band; All December Steve Tyrell

The Cutting Room: 44 East 32nd St. 12/ 11 Peter Asher: A Musical Memoir of The 60’s and Beyond.

The DJango: 2 Avenue of the Americas.

Lillas White

The Green Room 42: 570 Tenth Ave 4th Floor inside Yotel Hotel. 12/ 1 Sparkle and Actors Fund Benefit; 12/ 10 Charlie Romo; 12 / 13 – 15 A Lillias White Christmas; 12/ 15 and 20 Andrea McArdle; 12/ 16 EVAN + ZANE; 12/ 17 Michael Longoria and 12/ 22 The Carney’s Reeve, Zan and Paris.


The Iridium: 1650 Broadway. 11/5 Aztec Two Step 2.0′.

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

The Town Hall: 123 W. 43 St. 12/ 2 Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway with Megan Hilty and Jessie Mueller.


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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