Talks, Concerts and Cabaret For October

Talks, Concerts and Cabaret For October

This season is jam packed with entertainment of every kind. Here is our picks for the best in the clubs.

92 Street Y: 1395 Lexington Ave. 10/ 1 Will & Grace stars Debra Messing & Eric McCormack in Conversation with Ali Wentworth; 10/7 Halloween: Screening and Conversation Jamie Lee Curtis & David Gordon Green in Conversation with David Fear; 10/9 Fashion Icons with Fern Mallis: Arthur Elgort and 10/21 An 80th-Birthday Celebration of Terrence McNally Performances by Christine Baranski, Nathan Lane, F. Murray Abraham, Michael Urie, Michael Benjamin Washington, & Christy Altomare Screening of Every Act of Life, plus a conversation with Terrence McNally, Chita Rivera, Jeff Kaufman, and special guests.

Anita Gillette

Anita Gillette

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; 10/ 2 – 6 Dee Dee Bridgewater with the Theo Croker Quintet; 10/ 3 – 6 Anita Gillette; 10/ 13 Eric Comstock + Barbara Fasano; 10/ 14 Jamie deRoy and Friends; 10/ 16 Jeffry Denman Hosts “Uke Night!”; 10/ 17 Billy Stritch; 10/ 18 Nicholas King; 10/ 19 – 20 Tale of Two Cities; 10/ 22 Barb Jungr and John McDaniel “1968 – Let The Sunshine In”; 10/ 25 -26 Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen “PHENOMENAL WOMAN: The Maya Angelou Songs”; 10/ 28 New York: Big City Songbook – Featuring Klea Blackhurst, LaTanya Hall and Nicolas Kingand  10/ 29 Max von Essen in Concert with Billy Stritch.

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.

Corey Cott

Corey Cott

Carnegie Hall: 881 7th Ave at 57th St. 10/ 1 Benefit to Build the First Shane’s Inspiration Inclusive Playground in New York City. Honoring Chita Rivera; 10/ 19 The New York Pops; 10/ 20 Corey Cott; 10/ 24 Standard Time With Michael Feinstein.

Dizzys Club Coca Cola:Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street. 10/ 22 Monday Nights with WBGO: Emilio Solla Tango Jazz Orchestra.

Don’t Tell Mama: 343 W. 46 St. 10/ 26 Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway.

Lindsay Mendez

Lindsay Mendez Photo by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Feinstein’s/54 Below: 254 West 54 St. 10/ 2 – 7 Laura Osnes and Tony Yazbeck: Things Are Looking Up An Evening of Gershwin Greats and Other Favorites; 10/ 4 Raise A Glass: The Music and Lyrics of Drew Gasparini; 10/ 8 The Newsboys Variety Show; 10/ 9 – 14 The Jonathan Larson Project; 10/ 21 and 10/ 27 and 29 Lindsay Mendez; 10/ 22 The Me Nobody Knows: In Concert; 10/ 16 – 19 and 10/ 30 Kate Baldwin; 10/ 19 Anika Larsen & Freddie Maxwell : 10/ 23 – 25 Lorna Luft: Back to “L” and Back; 10/ 26 Ann Hampton Callaway: Diva Power and 10/ 30 What I Did For Love: The Music & Memories Of Don Pippin Feat. Donna McKechnie, Priscilla Lopez, And More!

Marissa Mulder

Marissa Mulder

Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Café: 407 West 42 St. Every Thursday Broadway Sessions. 10/ 2 Rita Gardner; 10/ 3 Marissa Mulder; 10/ 13 KT Sullivan and Jeff Harner and 10/ 14 Richard Skipper.

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

Brian Sills, Suzanna Sole, Gina Gershon, Lisa St. Lou, Marissa Mulder, Peter Hargrave

Brian Sills, Suzanna Sole, Gina Gershon, Lisa St. Lou, Marissa Mulder, Peter Hargrave

Stage 72: (formerly The Triad) 158 W. 72 St. Home of Award Winning Celebrity Autobiography. 10/ 2 Thursdays thru Dec 6 The First Annual Trump Family Special. 10/ 6 Adam Gorlizki—; and Janis Joplin Tribute with Lisa Polizzi.

Heather MacRae

Heather MacRae

The Beach Club: 1326 2nd Ave. 10/ 6 Heather MacRae: Let The Sun Shine and 10/ 20 Karen Akers.

The Café Carlyle: 35 East 76 St. at Madison Ave. 10/ 5 Alexa Ray Joel; 10/ 9 – 13 Herb Alberyt and Lani Hall; 10/ 16 – 20 Rita Wilson: Liner Notes and 10/ 23 – 11/ 3 Michael McDonald.

The Cutting Room: 44 East 32nd St. 10/ 4 Eddie Brigati: After The Rascals.

The DJango: 2 Avenue of the Americas.

KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler

KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler

The Green Room 42: 70 Tenth Ave 4th Floor inside Yotel Hotel. 10/ 1 #smashCancer; 10/ 6 Corinna Sowers Adler: Second Stories; 10/ 10 Bianca Marroquin: All I Ask Solo Pido;  10/11 Nathan Graham: All Things Bright and Beautiful A Sondheim Salon; 10/ 14 KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler: Almost Like Being In Love; 10/ 16 The Angela Lansbury Power Playlist LIVE! Birthday Edition; 10/ 18 Emily Young; 10/19 Spencer Day; 10/ 20 Vivian Reed: Sings Lena Horn; 10/ 27 Kelli Rabke: Feels Like Home and 10/ 31 The Skivvies: Halloween Hootenany.

The Iridium: 1650 Broadway. 10/ 29 Peter Cincotti.

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


The Town Hall: 123 W. 43 St. 10/ 1 CBS Sunday Morning Live at Town Hall; 10/ 8 Dear Evan Hansen: The Novel; 10/ 15 We The People/ Broadway Stands Up For Freedom.


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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