Latest Cabaret Stories

2008-08-02 00:00:19

Seventy-plus bands, 30 or more cabaret acts and a plethora of side shows, stalls and workshops - all we need is a ray or two of sun to illuminate the Maker Sunshine Festival and we'll be sorted for another stonking weekend.

2008-07-23 12:00:54

By Misha Berson, Seattle Times Jul. 23--I was new in town when I first roamed around Rainier Square looking for the Crepe de Paris, back in 1991. When I found it, a gracious Frenchwoman warmly greeted and seated me, and took my drink order. Then the fun began.

2008-07-08 09:00:42

A Broadway musical based on the British film Kinky Boots is in the works, the show's producers said.

2008-06-30 21:02:28

By Terry Rindfleisch, La Crosse Tribune, Wis. Jun. 30--Natalie Wikstrom has been the leading lady of La Crosse theater in 2008.

2008-06-14 00:00:19

By CLARE ROBINSON Music Writer SUMMER wouldn't be summer in these parts without the chance to let down our hair and go relatively wild for a few days at that stunning cliff top location on the Rame Head peninsular.

2006-04-26 02:55:10

By Sheigh Crabtree LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - After more than a decade away from the big screen, Australian director Stephan Elliott is shifting from gender bending in the Outback to a family comedy about a wealthy dog.

2006-03-13 00:40:15

By Cynthia Littleton LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Anyone with even a passing interest in Liza Minnelli or Bob Fosse will soon be thankful that producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron had dinner with Minnelli in Los Angeles around this time last year.

2005-10-21 12:45:35

By Richard Satran NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York is in the midst of a cabaret revival this week and rock star Fiona Apple's sister is at center stage.

2005-09-10 15:49:48

By Amran Abocar TORONTO (Reuters) - Some stars are wandering through the Toronto Film Festival virtually unnoticed but one woman who is grabbing attention and affection is a singer/actress/dancer once written off as a Hollywood has-been.

2005-08-01 14:31:34

By Claudia Parsons NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Incomparable Hildegarde, a glamorous cabaret singer who entertained European kings and New York's elite and popularized the notion of a one-name celebrity, has died at the age of 99, a friend said on Monday.

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