Signature Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret

Here’s the lineup for the Festival.  Things sell out, so make sure to get tickets for the shows you want !

Sizzlin’ Summer 2010
Signature’s 2009-2010 season may be ending when [title of show] plays its last performance on June 27th, but that doesn’t mean Signature’s theaters are going dark for the summer! We launch our 2010-2011 season in July with the return of our ever-popular Sizzlin’ Summer cabaret series – and this year, the Sizzlin’ Summer celebrations include our annual Open House on July 17th!

SIZZLIN’ SUMMER CABARET

Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret runs from July 6 through July 24.
All tickets are $20.

Bring your friends for cool drinks, scrumptious treats, and hot music – the best of Broadway, folk, jazz, rock and more!

Performance Schedule

July 6 at 8:00
The Nynth Avenue Drifters
A favorite from last year’s Signature Open House. Come out and enjoy some of the greatest songs you’ve never heard, written and performed by the “Nynth Avenue Drifters” and friends.

July 7 at 8:00
NYC Singer/Songwriter Circle
Come out and hear some of NYC’s hottest up and coming Singer/songwriters.

July 8 at 8:00
Next Generation Chris Miller & Scott Davenport Richards
The Shen Family Foundation and Signature Theatre are proud to present the works of Next Generation honoree grant recipients Chris Miller and Scott Davenport Richards. Part of the American Musical Voices Project, we have over a dozen musicals in development at Signature. Come hear some of your favorite Signature performers sing new songs written by these talented composers.

Ravello: A group of young Americans converge on a house along the Amalfi coast of Italy in the summer of 1955. Through a series of dalliances & escapades with each other & the locals, it’s a summer that will change them forever.

The Break: by Scott Davenport Richards and Michele Lowe, is story of two old lovers who attempt to re-unite after 20 years, but first they must first re-visit the events surrounding the murder that separated them.

July 9 at 8:00
21/24: Tamar & The River
Tamar and the River is a fairy tale for adults inspired by the biblical story of Tamar, daughter-in-law of Judah . Set in a fictitious world where fighting is constant and war is imminent, a young Tamar believes she has been chosen by God (the River) to bring peace between the lands of the East and the West.

21/24 is an annual workshop funded by the Shen Family Foundation where a new musical is developed and mounted in a final reading for the public. This year Next Generation Grant recipient Marisa Michelson’s piece Tamar & The River will be presented two nights.

July 10 at 8:00
21/24: Tamar & The River
Tamar and the River is a fairy tale for adults inspired by the biblical story of Tamar, daughter-in-law of Judah . Set in a fictitious world where fighting is constant and war is imminent, a young Tamar believes she has been chosen by God (the River) to bring peace between the lands of the East and the West.

21/24 is an annual workshop funded by the Shen Family Foundation where a new musical is developed and mounted in a final reading for the public. This year Next Generation Grant recipient Marisa Michelson’s piece Tamar & The River will be presented two nights.

July 13 at 8:00
Danica Dora
Danica sings and plays original pop/jazz/folk songs from her debut album, accompanied by local guitarist and singer-songwriter, Zia Hassan.

July 14 at 8:00
Bligh Voth & Weslie Woodley
Blonde Ambush
The girls are at it again, after their successful Kennedy Center Millennium Stage cabaret, Bligh Voth and Weslie Woodley are back to prove once more, that blondes really do have more fun. Bringing you the broadway classics you’re always dyeing to hear, along with their original brand of banter and teasing that make a good hair day, and night at the cabaret, an unforgettable experience.

July 15 at 8:00
Tracy Lynn Olivera
Signature favorite Tracy Lynn Olivera combines her eclectic musical tastes and versatile vocal stylings to create Inspired! – a cabaret that takes a look back on how they got that way. With Gabriel Mangiante, Monalisa Arias, and a few special guests, this evening will take you from The Sound of Music to Pearl Jam, and everything in between.

July 16 at 7:30
Ain’t Got No: A Rock/Pop Cabaret
A night of musical theatre pop/rock classics brought to you by a group of the most promising, new DC talent. Prepare to hear musical classics from the likes of Hair, Jesus Christ Superstar, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch in addition to works by new composers all rolled in to one night that will truly rock.

July 16 at 9:30
Will Gartshore

July 20 at 8:00
Stephen Gregory Smith & Karissa Swanigan
Least Complicated” – a cabaret about laughter, love, and all of the grade school dances in between. Featuring songs by Ingrid Michaelson, Heart, Bruce Springsteen, Madonna, Matt Conner, Rufus Wainwright, The Pretenders, The Indigo Girls and more.

July 21 at 8:00
Sandy Bainum Sings Dorothy Parker
A cabaret of prose and jazz age melodies featuring the words of Dorothy Parker and melodies by Lanny Meyers and other jazz age composers.

July 22 at 8:00
Natascia Diaz with Michael Pemberton
The musical experience of this duo takes you from dusty day-dreamy train rides, to the heat of a new bed, to the complexity and simplicity of the human experience… with thrilling and haunting original songs that will stay with you long after the concert is done.

July 23 at 7:30
Marcy Heisler & Zina Goldrich
The Marcy and Zina Show musicallycelebrates both the serious and silly sides of the search for love, not to mention the perfect cup of coffee.

July 23 at 9:30
Bob McDonald
A tribute to John Raitt… the baritone of Broadway’s Golden Age.

July 24 at 7:30
Colleen McHugh: FRIEND OF DOROTHY: The Songs of Judy Garland
Join New York cabaret artist Colleen McHugh for a rollicking evening celebrating the songs of Judy Garland. An alum of Chicago’s legendary Second City, McHugh brings her powerhouse vocals and original comedy to Judy’s beloved songbook.

July 24 at 9:30
Natascia Diaz
The musical experience of this duo takes you from dusty day-dreamy train rides, to the heat of a new bed, to the complexity and simplicity of the human experience… with thrilling and haunting original songs that will stay with you long after the concert is done.

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