Nelson Pressley on the DC cabaret scene

Article from Sunday’s Post by Nelson Pressley on the Signature Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret festival and his take on the DC scene:

Life is not a cabaret in buttoned-down Washington. Or is it?

The show tune and its close cousins may be making more inroads around town than you’d guess. More than ever, it’s possible to find singers — most of them with theater roots — crooning Broadway tunes or mashing up standards and pop hits in that casual, intimate brand of performance known as cabaret.

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