DCCN Open Mic Monday

July 8, 2012

The next DC Cabaret Network Open Mic is tomorrow, Monday, July9th at the Atlas Theater (1333 H St NE, Washington).  Sign up is at 7:30 and signing starts at 8:00pm.

The incomparable Mary Sugar will be at the keys.

Summer is Sizzlin’ at Signature

July 8, 2012

It’s time once again for one of the best deals in town.  The Signature Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret series is back.  The shows are $25 each or $125  for an all-access pass to all the shows.

More info at www.signature-theatre.org



Matthew Scott & Kirsten Scott Wednesday, July 11 at 8:00pm

Will Gartshore: Underappreciated & Overexposed Thursday, July 12 at 8:00pm

Signature Sings James Taylor Friday, July 13 at 7:00pm

Signature Sings James Taylor Friday, July 13 at 9:00pm

Sandy Bainum: Something to Sing About Saturday, July 14 at 7:00pm

Will Gartshore: Underappreciated & Overexposed Saturday, July 14 at 9:00pm

Natascia Diaz: What I See Tuesday, July 17 at 8:00pm

Natascia Diaz: What I See Wednesday, July 18 at 8:00pm

Carolyn Cole: Born to Take the BELTway Thursday, July 19 at 7:30pm

Bob McDonald: Cabaret Sauvignon: A Night of Music and Wine, Friday, July 20 at 7:00pm

Stephen Gregory Smith: Naked Friday, July 20 at 9:00pm

Colleen McHugh: Change of A Dress: Songs of Fashion Saturday, July 21 at 7:00pm

Florrie Bagel: A Musical Mélange of Florrie’s Favorites Saturday, July 21 at 9:00pm

Nick Blaemire & The Hustle: #thesummerofnerdsoul Monday, July 23 at 8:00pm

Erin Driscoll: Get Happy! The Songs of Harold Arlen Wednesday, July 25 at 8:00pm

Carolyn Cole: Born to Take the BELTway Thursday, July 26 at 8:00pm

Geoff Packard Friday, July 27 at 7:00pm

Carrie Manolakos Friday, July 27 at 9:00pm

Cory Jamison: Kenton’s Cool School: The Music of Saturday, July 28 at 7:00pm

June Christy, Chris Connor, and Anita O’Day

Revenge of the Understudies Saturday, July 28 at 9:00pm


DC Cabaret Network Holiday Open Mic

December 3, 2011

The DC Cabaret Network holiday open mic is Monday, December 5 at the Atlas Theater.  It’s always a special gift when Mary Sugar is playing!

Ron and I are hosting, so there’s be lots of surprises.  One thing not to be surprised at — please bring an unwrapped gift for Toys for Tots.  We’re expecting Marines to be coming to pick up the gifts!

Sign-up will be at 7:30pm and singing at 8:00pm.  The Atlas Theater is located at 1333 H St NE in Washington DC.

A Double Dose of the Callaways

November 11, 2011

Those amazing Callaway sisters will be in town this weekend.

Sunday, November 13, they’ll be performing an extended version of their concert Boom! at Strathmore at 7:30.

And on Monday, November 14, they’ll be presenting a master class for local singers at the Arts Club of Washington, Noon – 2:30.  Auditor slots still available.  More info.

The Callaways are Coming !!!!!

October 31, 2011

Ann Hampton Callaway, Liz Callaway, and Alex Rybeck will be conducting a vocal master class in Washington DC.  The session will offer a chance for singers to present material and receive feedback from the team.  Non-performing audience slots are also available.

Participant slot — $125* / Audience slot — $40

Monday, 14 November 2011

More information

Registration: 11:30am / Class: Noon – 2:30pm.

Arts Club of Washington, 2017 I St NW, Washington DC

For additional information or to register, please contact Michael Miyazaki at MichaelMiyazaki@aol.com

*Currently all available participant slots have been filled; a wait list for cancellations is currently available.

DC Cabaret Network Open Mic — Monday 10 October

October 10, 2011

The October DCCN Open Mic is Monday night at the Atlas Theater, 1333 H St NE, Washington DC.  Sign up is at 7:30 with singing at 8:00.  Johnathan Tuzman will be at the keys.

Audra McDonald at the Kennedy Center and in the Post

October 3, 2011


Even when grumpy Stephen Sondheim admits that Audra McDonald’s voice is one of the great glories of the American musical theater.  And we’re lucky to have her appearing at the Kennedy Center Tuesday night.  In Sunday’s Post, Nelson Pressley has a nearly insight-free interview with the diva.

Mary Reilly at the Metropolitan Room October 1st and Germano’s October 8th

September 30, 2011

The lovely Mary Reilly will be at the Metropolitan Room in New york this Saturday, 1 October and Germano’s in Baltimore on October 8th.

Click the illustration to get the full-size poster.

Peter Fox Sizzles at Signature Friday

July 18, 2011

Don’t forget that the Signature Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret series is underway.  This Friday, it’s DC’s own Peter Fox.

I did, and in case you want to, too…

July 17, 2011

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is having auditions in the DC area next Monday, July 25th at the Marriott at the University of Maryland.  More info.

Interestingly, three people associated with theater in the DC area each won $100,000 on the show.  So why not be the next one? 

If you decide to go, please feel free to contact me for some suggestions about increasing your chances.  (Oh and BTW, BuzzerBlog is a great source of info for all things game show.)