Category Archives: Features – Theatre and Cabaret News

Being Yourself on Stage -an interview with Ty Jeffries

One of the things people who sing cabaret find so daunting is the thought of being themselves onstage, especially engaging with the audience in patter, and for some even singing when not being in character can induce anxiety. Continue reading

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Jeff Harnar: The 1959 Broadway Songbook

Jeff Harnar returns to London to present his new show The 1959 Broadway Songbook – a celebration of the 21 musicals you could have seen in New York that year…The structure of the show itself sounds intriguing with an homage to the Golden Age of Broadway – a ‘boy meets girl’ narrative, and created around the musical structure of a Broadway show of that era. Continue reading

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Lucy Dixon: Lulu’s Back in Town

Lucy Dixon is not an artist to stand still – neither artistically nor physically. Her work has moved from performing in musical theatre to French gypsy jazz, tap dancing, improvised percussion and much else. Having trained from childhood as a … Continue reading

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A Spoonful of Sherman

The version of A Spoonful of Sherman currently appearing at Live at Brasserie Zedel is a pared down production of the 2-act show with 4 performers staged at the then St James Theatre in 2014. Celebrating a century of songwriting … Continue reading

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Shell Shock

Shell Shock is a powerful and acutely-observed new one-man play soon to tour the UK describing a young soldier’s difficulties in settling back into civilian life, and the effects on his mental health and family life.
Read the interview with adaptor and director Tim Marriott and actor Tom Page here: Continue reading

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Bounder and Cad

Bounder and Cad‘s alter-egos, Adam Drew and Guy Hayward, are in reality two very personable young Cambridge graduates having found themselves on the cabaret circuit almost by accident. They met as students, sang in choirs, put together a song for … Continue reading

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Tom Carradine: Carradine’s Cockney Sing-A-Long

“..dedicated and growing following..Carradine really gets the atmosphere going…accomplished musician..old-fashioned concept” Continue reading

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