Cabaret, lectures and concerts for March – Times Square Chronicles
Irish eyes are smiling this month and cabarets are packed with choices galore. Remember that you must be vaccinated and carry a card or be in the system. Soon I hope this will be a thing of the past. Here are our “wired to the moon” picks.
92 Y Street: 1395 Lexington Ave. 10/2 at 7 p.m.: 1/3 92Y Talks + Happy Sad Confused Present: Outlander’s Sam Heughan in conversation with Josh Horowitz (online); 3/7 Play othello with André Holland, Chukwudi Iwuji and John Douglas Thompson (in person); spencer: Screening and Kristen Stewart in conversation with Thelma Adams;
3/12 An evening with Barry Manilow and Bruce Sussman Harmony: a new musical — Conversation and Performances by Cast Members; 3/19 – 21 David Loud: Facing the Music; 3/28 Cabaret Conversations and 3/30 Fashion Icons: Bobbi Brown in Conversation with Fern Mallis (in person).
Beach Cafe: 1326 2nd Ave 3/13 Karen Oberlin; 3/14 Dawn Derow; 3/17 KT Sullivan; 3/20Jill Fellman; 3/21 Dorian Woodruff and 3/27 Marieann Meringolo.
Birdland Jazz: 315 West 44 St. Every Monday at 9:30 p.m. Cast Party by Jim Caruso; Every Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. The Lineup with Susie Mosher; Every Saturday at 7 p.m. Eric Comstock with Sean Smith (bass) & special guest Barbara Fasano (vocals); 3/3 Composers Concordance “Eclectic Bands” Concert at the Theatre; 3/4 – 6 Samara Joy at the theater; 3/7 Sam Gravitte: Songs That Raised Me; 3/7 The Andersons play Richard Rodgers in theatre; 3/12 Sara Gazarek at the theater; 3/14 Susan Mack “Music In The Air” at the theater; 3/17 – 19 Dave Liebman & Marc Copland Duo at the Theatre; 3/20 Sean Harkness & The Unusual Suspects; 3/20 Edmund Bagnell: “Americana” in the theater; 3/24 – 26 Chad LB Quartet in theater and 3/28 Karen Mason in Kander & Ebb & All That Jazz!
Carnegie Hall: 881 7th Ave at 57th St. 3/4 The New York PopsOne Night Only: An Evening with Norm Lewis; 3/10 MasterVoices With Sondheim’s passing in November, MasterVoices will honor his legacy with a production of this rarely performed show about the importance of the individual in a conformist society. Starring Vanessa Williams as a corrupt mayor who fakes a miracle for her town, hit songs include “There Will Be No Trumpets”, “Anyone Can Whistle”, “Everybody Says Don’t” and “With So Little to be Sure Of” … which was a Sondheim favorite; 3/16 The New York Pops Get Happy: That Nelson Riddle Sound with jazz crooner Tony DeSare and the fabulous Capathia Jenkins and 3/19 Music-Fest 2022 Rising Talents Festival Grand Prix Winners’ Concert.
Chelsea Table + Stage: Hilton Fashion District Hotel, 152 W 26th St.3/12 The Daisy Jopling Band.
The cutting room: 44 East 32nd St. 3/13 Songs from the Musical HAIR and 3/28 Broadway Sings Queen
Don’t tell mom: 343 W. 46 St. 3/21 Lenny Watts Escape and 3/25 Ricky Ritzel’s Broadway.
Dizzy’s Club Coca-Cola: Frederick P. Rose Hall, Broadway at 60th Street.
DJango: 2 Avenue of the Americas. 3/7, 21 and 28 Mingus Big Band; 3/14 and 28 Mingus Orchestra and 3/24 Django All Stars.
Feinstein’s/54 below: 254 West 54 St. 3/3 Live from Feinstein’s/54 Below: Mauricio Martínez, feat. Eden Espinosa and Jaime Lozano!; Live from Feinstein’s/54 Below: Amy Spanger: Come to Your Senses, feat. Brian Shepard!;3/6 Live from Feinstein’s/54 below: 10 years of Reunion concerts! Feinstein/54 Below 10th Anniversary Celebration, feat. Jennifer Laura Thompson, Rob McClure, Jeremy Kushnier and more!; 3/7 Live from Feinstein’s/54 Below: Tyce Green: Going All Out, feat. Samantha Pauly, Chris McCarrell and more!;3/8 Dawn Derow sings Eydie Gormé, feat. Jeff Harnar!; 3/9 Live from Feinstein’s/54 Below: David Sabella: Time Heals; 3/10 -11 Lee Roy Rames: Goodbye, Kentucky! Hello Broadway!; 3/10 Live from Feinstein’s/54 below: Swingin’ with music by Stephen Sondheim, feat. Sarah Rice, Patrick Cassidy and more;3/14 and 18 Dead Outlaw: a new musical from David Yazbek and Erik Della Penna; 3/15 Make Your Own Party: Songs by Marcy Heisler and Zina Goldrich, feat. Kelli Rabke, Scott Coulter and more!; 3/16 -17 Sam Harris: openly grey!;3/19 Nicole Henry: It’s time to love again;3/21 Live from Feinstein’s/54 Below: Anne Bobby and friends: I’m still up… and streaming!; 3/22 A special concert Sondheim Unplugged: Souvenir de Steve, feat. Danielle Ferland, Annie Golden, and more; 3/23 – 26 To Steve with love: Liz Callaway celebrates Sondheim;3/23 Elton John’s Birthday Celebration Concert! Feat. Shereen Pimentel and moreand 3/28 – 29 Newsies 10th Anniversary Celebration, feat. Ben Fankhauser, Kara Lindsay, Andrew Keenan-Bolger and more!
The green room 42: 3/10 Kimberly Locke; 3/20 Laura Bell Bundy; 3/25Patrick De Gennaro; 3/31 A Pedi Party Christine Pedi and 3/31 Laurissa “Lala” Romain.
Theater at the West Bank Café: 407 West 42 St. 3/3 and the 17 Broadway Sessions.
Jhe triads: 158 West 72 St.
The town hall: 123 West 43rd Street. 3/1 HB95: 95th birthday of legendary singer, songwriter, activist and actor Harry Belafonte; 3/8 2nd Annual International Women’s Day Benefit Concert with Jennifer Nettles, Grammy Award-winning composer Sara Bareilles and star of Tina the Musical Tina Turner and Broadway By The Year: The New Wave.