Lynn DiMenna has enjoyed a multi-faceted career in the entertainment world. She’s been guest vocalist with the Artie Shaw, Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller and Count Basie orchestras, as well as a featured “girl singer” with the Stan Rubin Orchestra and The Tavern on the Green All Stars. As a cabaret headliner and CD recording artist, her shows have played clubs from New York’s Stage 72 at The Triad, Metropolitan Room, Laurie Beechman Theater and Birdland to L.A.’s Gardenia. For nearly two decades, she hosted cabaret-focused radio shows in the New York metropolitan area, and now is a contributing writer and reviewer for Cabaret Scenes magazine and its website.
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John Gabriel A Man for All Genres! July 15, 2016 By Lynn DiMenna for Cabaret Scenes At the outset of their careers, most all of the great Italian-American crooners, from Tony Bennett (Anthony Benedetto) to Jerry Vale (Genaro Louis Vitaliano), were encouraged to change their birth names to something more easily pronounced and remembered. Actors, […]
For decades, KT Sullivan has been a major cabaret figure and musical theater headliner. She’s starred in Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Annie Get Your Gun, Three Penny Opera, The Merry Widow, L’il Abner, Brigadoon, and others. Among other notable venues, she’s played Carnegie Hall, The Algonquin’s Oak Room, The Rainbow Room, the Duplex, Don’t Tell Mama, […]
Bernie Furshpan is not only managing partner and booking director of New York’s hot Metropolitan Room, he’s a chiropractor, a stand-up comedian, a concert producer, and now – a contender to achieve a Guinness Book of World’s Record with the Metropolitan Room’s upcoming longest variety show ever.
Nine years ago, when the owners of The Colony in Palm Beach, Florida, were convinced to use a conveniently located storage room and convert it into a supper club/cabaret room with all the accoutrements of a first class entertainment venue, there were plenty of skeptics.