The Provincetown CabaretFest, under the guidance of John O’Neil, first appeared in 1999. Now, singer and Cape Cod resident Patricia Fitzpatrick and Ambassador Productions has brought Mr. O’Neil back to help relaunch the event (from June 4-7) in it’s original format. This weekend will be jammed-packed with activities that promise to be educational, entertaining, and fun, and celebrate The Art of Cabaret!
Over four days and three nights, the Provincetown CabaretFest 2015 with feature a Thursday night launch party, master classes and workshops (including insights on singing, staging shows, and songwriting), a series of revues at various Provincetown venues, a Friday night variety show featuring professional and aspiring performers, and a Saturday night show featuring cabaret star Mark Nadler as the headliner.
The event ends with a Sunday Buffet Brunch at the Crown & Anchor Hotel, during which six chosen Master Class candidates will perform before cabaret fans, other performers, and cabaret reviewers. (It was at such a Master Class at the 2000 CabaretFest that a local performer, Mary Callanan, was spotted in 2000, and ended up performing on Broadway and in Las Vegas.
Ticket purchases on-line will cease midnight May 31st.Sales will continue in Provincetown at our booth or the Crown & Anchor Box Office on Commercial Street June 4, 5 and 6.
Thursday, June 4
Launch Party: The Martini and Me
Dress in your best flapper costume, come to the Speak-Easy Party and enjoy a coctail, sponsored by Berkshire Mountian Distillers and appetizers by Moscow57. Mix it in with laughter, a dry martini and a guest appearance
by the weekend’s headliner, Mark Nadler.
This is a night to kick up your heels, socialize and meet the stars of CabaretFest 2015.
8:00 – 10:00pm – at The Sage Inn & Lounge
336 Commercial St, Provincetown
Tel: 508 487 6424
Entry by VIP Pass, $20.00 ticket or $25 cash at the door!
Friday, June 5
A day with the Masters – Take advantage of our Master Classes.
Master Class NYC style by Barry Levitt & Dana Lorge
11:30 – 1:00 at The Crown & Anchor Inn, $50.00
3:00 – 4:30 pm
John O’Neil: 90 minutes to learn the pros secrets for creating your own cabaret show
Crown & Anchor Inn, $30.00
Brian De Lorenzo
Come Fly With Me: A Tribute in Honor of Frank Sinatra’s 100th Birthday
with pianist Barry Levitt
Harbor Hotel Lounge
5:00 – 6:00 pm
Tickets $20.00 at the door.
The Music of Leonard Cohen and Other Poets of Music
A FREE Show / Tips Welcome
Tin Pan Alley (across from Town Hall Commercial Street )
6:15 – 7:15 pm
The Stars Come Out to Shine
UU Meeting Hous
8:00 – 10:00 pm
Opening night review at the UU Meeting House hosted by the glamorous, award winning performer Dana Lorge. Over 20 artists will entertain us with their unique cabaret style. Enjoy the historic Concert Hall setting. Finale by Mark Nadler – our weekend headliner.
Entry by VIP Pass, pre-purchased ticket for $15 or $20.00 cash at the door
Saturday, June 6
Mastering the Art of Cabaret and Cabaret Show Day!
Master Class Boston style by John O’Neil & Brian Patton
Crown & Anchor Inn
9:00 – 10:30 am
(Six candidates will be selected from the Master Classes to perform at the Sunday Brunch Show.)
Lunchtime Q&A Panel
Panel will include:
Barry Levitt, John O’Neil, Dana Lorge,
Billy Roe, Stephen Hanks, John Amodeo
Moderator Patricia Fitzpatrick
Crown & Anchor
11:00 – 12:30 pm
Open to all.
Grab a lunch (bar menu available) and take part or simply listen in.
Patricia Fitzpatrick and Dana Lorge
A Little Bit of This and That
with surprise guests
Musical Director: Barry Levitt
White Wind Guest House
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Entry by VIP Pass only
Pockets Full of Good Intentions: The Karen Carpenter Songbook
Musical Director: Bill Duffy
The Harbor Hotel Lounge
5:00 – 6:00pm
$20 at the door
Musical Director: John Thomas
Tin Pan Alley
6:30 – 7:30 pm
$20 at the door.
Me and My Gal: A Tribute to Judy Garland
Tin Pan Alley
8:00 – 9:00 pm
$20 at the door
Entry by VIP Pass or $20 at the door to the cabaret shows
Runnin’ Wild: Songs and Scandals of the Roaring ’20s
Voted Entertainer of the Year 2014 by MAC
The Crown & Anchor Cabaret Room
10:00 – 11:30 pm
Limited seating, early booking advised
Entry by VIP Pass or $50.00 at the door
Tickets available at the Crown & Anchor Box Office or on this web site’s Tickets page
Sunday, June 7
Shooting Starz Show and a Fabulous Sunday Brunch
Paramount Room Crown & Anchor Inn11:00 am – 1:30 pm
John O’Neil & Patricia Fitzpatrick
Present the “starz” of the weekend Master Classes
The Brian Patton Band
Ron Ormsby & Alan Clinger
Special Guest Star