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Michael Miyazaki

Michael Miyazaki is a Washington DC/Baltimore area-based performer, director, and writer. He has performed at various venues in the DC area, and his most recent show is Thanks for the Memories: The Musical Legacy of Bob Hope. He has appeared with numerous local theater troupes including Scena Theatre, the Source Theatre, and Fraudulent Productions. He has attended the Perry-Mansfield Cabaret Workshop (working with master teachers Andrea Marcovicci, Karen Mason, Barry Kleinbort, Christopher Denny, Shelly Markham, and David Gaines), and has also studied under Sally Mayes, Tex Arnold, Lina Koutrakos, Rick Jensen, Amanda McBroom, and Alex Rybeck. He is the creator of the blog The Miyazaki Cabaret Update: DC & Beyond (currently on hiatus) and is a member of the DC Cabaret Network and the Arts Club of Washington.

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Mark Nadler

| March 25, 2017 | 0 Comments
Mark Nadler

An exhibition of the dying craft of the saloon singer/pianist as high cabaret art.

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Karen Mason: It’s About Time

| March 15, 2017 | 0 Comments
Karen Mason: It’s About Time

Everything one wants a cabaret CD to be.

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Steve Ross: Rhythm and Romance

| February 19, 2017 | 0 Comments
Steve Ross: Rhythm and Romance

Ross is a master

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The American Pops Orchestra: Don’t Rain on My Parade

| January 24, 2017 | 0 Comments
The American Pops Orchestra: Don’t Rain on My Parade

An entertaining, audience-pleasing tribute to Barbra Streisand’s musical work.

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Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano: Helluva Town: A New York Soundtrack

| October 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano: Helluva Town: A New York Soundtrack

Comstock and Fasano demonstrated supreme command of their lyrics.

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Three for a Song: Cocktails for Three

| July 13, 2016 | 0 Comments
Three for a Song: Cocktails for Three

Cocktails for Three steeped the audience in the atmosphere of the ’20s and ’30s.

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Steve Ross: I Won’t Dance – Steve Ross Plays and Sings Fred Astaire

| May 29, 2016 | 0 Comments
Steve Ross: I Won’t Dance – Steve Ross Plays and Sings Fred Astaire

He is an incredibly genial host who forges a strong connection with his audience.

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Steve Ross: Steve Ross on Broadway

| December 27, 2015 | 0 Comments
Steve Ross: Steve Ross on Broadway

The Steve Ross cabaret experience exists at the nexus of saloon singing and high art.

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Karen Mason

| November 17, 2015 | 0 Comments
Karen Mason

She takes the composer’s music and the songwriter’s words and gives them heft, weight, and true heartfelt emotion.

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Marilyn Hausfeld: Just Between Us: A Piano, a Mic, a Memory

| October 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Marilyn Hausfeld: Just Between Us: A Piano, a Mic, a Memory

Hausfeld often provided context for songs that made one appreciate them in a new light.

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