May 16-19: AIP’s 17th Annual Cabaret Festival

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17th Annual Cabaret Festival

Changing Times, Changing Tunes, Changing Generations
May 14-19, 2019
Long Beach Public Library
111 West Park Ave., Long Beach NY
(a few blocks from the Long Beach stop on the Long Island Railroad)
Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, hosts its 17th Annual Cabaret Festival May 14-19 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. The festival is a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by award-winning artists (MAC, Bistro, Broadway World, Nightlife awards, among others) and participants in the Adela and Larry Elow American Songbook High School Competition.

TUESDAY, MAY 14 at 3:00 pm
Cabaret Personalities

AIP Founder Susan James shares videos of celebrity performers interpreting
the Great American Songbook

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 at 2:00 pm
Cabaret Wall of Honor unveiling

Posters of previous festivals and historical cabaret photos

THURSDAY, MAY 16 at 7:30 pm
Through the Decades

Singer, songwriter, pianist Tracy Stark performs and hosts teen singers Hannah Butcher*, Thomas Hogan*, and Annie Ross*

FRIDAY, MAY 17 at 7:30 pm
Cynthia Crane
This Is a Changing World, My Dear (whether you like it or not!)
with Musical Director John Bowen on piano

SATURDAY, MAY 18 at 2:00 pm
Cabaret Conversations: Inside the American Songbook

Award-winning artists  perform and comment on the cabaret genre. Susan James hosts the discussion with Cynthia Crane, Natalie Douglas, and KT Sullivan, Musical Director Tedd Firth, cabaret journalist Rob Lester, with teen vocalists Jessica Ball*, Dwany Guzman*, Julia Parasram*, Hannah Jane Peterson*, Anaïs Reno*

SATURDAY, MAY 18 at 7:15 pm
Quintin Harris

Night Songs

SATURDAY, MAY 18 at 7:30 pm
Natalie Douglas
Freedom Songs: Jazz & Justice & Protest & Patriotism
with Musical Director Mark Hartman on piano

SUNDAY, MAY 19 at 2:00 pm
Sean & Friends
Sean Harkness on guitar
with vocalists Marcus Goldhaber, Thomas Hogan*,
Josephine Sanges, Marcus Simeone, Lisa Viggiano

SUNDAY, MAY 18 at 4:00 pm
Josephine Sanges

Finding Beauty
with Musical Director John M. Cook on piano

*participants in the Adela and Larry Elow American Songbook High School Competition.

About Artists in Partnership
Artists in Partnership, Inc. Is a 501(c)(3) cultural arts organization located in Long Beach, NY. The mission of AIP, “empowering artists and engaging the community,” is a unique collaboration supporting literary, visual, and performing artists by showcasing their talents, creating new avenues of expression, developing multi-generational and cross-cultural projects, providing fiscal sponsorships, and allying with local organizations, businesses, and city government to attain these goals. Upcoming 2019 projects include the Barrier Beach Blues and Arts Festival in June, Summer Arts in the Plaza on Saturdays from May to October.  For details, visit