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My Dinner with Andre

Karl Wilder | Posted 05.13.2014 | Taste
Karl Wilder

Could it be this cabaret was breaking all the rules about modern cabaret and actually caring about the customer experience beyond the stage?

Chris Mason Johnson's Test: A Tale of Two Challenges

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 04.26.2014 | Arts
E. Nina Rothe

Chris Mason Johnson's sultry and perfectly human Test enjoyed its European premiere recently at this year's Berlinale. The film is a survivor's tale, told through the POV of a gay character, but so multidimensional that be it man, woman, straight or gay, everyone can relate to its themes.

Stage Door: Hebe For The Holiday

Fern Siegel | Posted 02.20.2014 | Arts
Fern Siegel

The scathingly funny actress brings her latest cabaret act to Joe's Pub in Hebe For The Holiday. Hanukkah came early this year, but her stand-up, which relies on dark, child-hating humor, hits in time to end the year with a zetz.

Weeklings!: What's the Gayest Musical? (VIDEO)

Louis Virtel | Posted 02.08.2014 | Gay Voices
Louis Virtel

2013-12-10-headshot.pngThe hills are alive... with the shrieks of homosexuals who either loved or hated NBC's live version of The Sound of Music. Personally, I thought it could've been a smidgen gayer. In fact, we have so many great gay musicals that I decided to rank them all.

Kiwi Songbird: An Unmissable Piano Talent

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 02.01.2014 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

With a little Piaf, a mop of fiery red hair and a grin Miley Cyrus would envy, Ms. Lorkin offers up an honest portrayal of an artist balancing out the demands of survival in a difficult profession.

Interview: Aurelio Voltaire -- 'A Jedi in Sith Clothing' (Who Sings!)

Dori Hartley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Dori Hartley

"People ask me all of the time if I have a hobby. I thought I didn't, but I was wrong. I do have one and it's bathing. That's my hobby. ... And since I'm a professional daydreamer, this is practically like being on the job."

The Gift of Julie Harris

Mike Kaplan | Posted 11.12.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Kaplan

She was, of course, one of the theater's legendary actresses, many times awarded, and I suspect that having learned of an act of magnificent kindness and generosity she gave to a fellow acting peer, her love for the stage transcended any other concerns.

Stage Door: Love's Labour's Lost, Ute Lemper

Fern Siegel | Posted 10.13.2013 | Arts
Fern Siegel

Hijinks, miscommunication, flirtation and youthful excess are the backdrop to one of Shakespeare's most accessible comedies, Love's Labour's Lost, at Central Park's Delacorte Theater.

Matthew Morrison Dedicates Cabaret Show To Cory Monteith | Posted 07.19.2013 | Celebrity

Beneath the bright spotlight on the small stage of 54 Below, Matthew Morrison began his final cabaret show the same way he had the first: by paying he...

Sherie Rene Scott Sizzles With Piece of Meat at 54 Below

Josh Getlin | Posted 08.20.2013 | Arts
Josh Getlin

Piece of Meat is a throwback to cabaret's earliest days -- a show that is equal parts musical performance, confessional drama and good old-fashioned guts.

Broadway Star Makes 'Frankenstein Monsters'

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 07.13.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK — Years ago, when her roommate came home one day sobbing, Laura Benanti comforted her the only way she knew how – with a song. B...

My Own Educational Exchange Trip: Cuba or the Danube-a?

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 06.15.2013 | Travel
Read More: Strauss, Syria, Treasury Department, Mongolia, Migraine, Kapuziner, Hosanna, Havana, Rapping, Benedictine Sisters, Blood Sausage, Buena Vista Social Club, Coffee, Taxi Cab Drivers, Salsa, Superbowl; Obama Fundraiser, Orlando Hernandez Pedroso, Argentina, Bette Midler, Lucy and Ethel, German, Kardashians, Cabaret, Freud, Cafe Landtmann, Yapping, Stallions, Sean Carter, Lyrics, Dumplings, Blonde, Mr. Sandman, Doner Kebab, Hungarian, Tandoori Chicken, Katy Perry, Cole Porter, I Got Rhythm, 3/4 Time, Cigars, Wild Eagles, Persian Caviar, Schwartzenegger, Cuba, Olives, Black Beans, Vivienne Westwood, Solange, Vanillekipferl, Puppini Sisters, Anniversary, The Danube, El Duque, Desi, Papayas, Sasha , Melange, Cafe Cubano, Civics, Malia, Sisterhood, Hostel, Carmelite Nuns, Sisters, Korea, Celia Cruz, Cuban Cigars, Rosemary Clooney, Fashion, Manna, Nostalgia, Vienna Austria, George Gershwin, Vienna, Spanish, Black Pudding, Vocal Coach, Pastries, Spiritain-Ment, Siestas, Turkish Figs, Euros, Rosie Clooney, Desi Arnaz, Beyonce, Educational Exchange, Hemingway, Dazzling Damsels, Gershwin, Colombia, Tito Puente, Melting Pot, Oriental, Pistachios, Diplomatic Relations, Pesos, Serena, Venus, Vienna Convention, Rihanna, Romantic, Sugar Ramos, Waltz, Bandana, Lipizzaner-Horses, Frijoles Negros, Language Lab, Platanos, Jay Z, Marcella Puppini, Tango, Goulash, Mediterranean, FSK 13 Culture Festival, Blue Danube, Cartagena, Croatian, Slovakian, Stephanushaus, Babalu, Rochusmarket, Wienerschnitzel, Travel News
Randee Mia Berman

When I heard rumors about Jay-Z and Beyonce heading to Cuba, I was feeling pretty confident about my trendy choice to go that way. But then I bagged Cuba, and booked a flight to Vienna, Austria, home of the Lipizzaner stallions and Wienerschnitzel.

An Unusually Intimate Evening With Tom Judson

Tom Judson | Posted 06.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Tom Judson

Anyone who does anything on stage can tell you every audience has a distinct and definite personality. I've appeared in big shows before crowds of thousands who sat on their hands.

Alec Baldwin Wants Justin Timberlake to Stay Focused on Movies: "What a Shame He's a Musical Superstar"

Vanity Fair | Posted 05.15.2013 | Entertainment
Vanity Fair

By Bennett Marcus, Vanity Fair Alec Baldwin thinks that if Justin Timberlake stuck to only acting, he'd be one of the biggest movie stars in the busi...

From Bowery to Broadway: The Evolution of Daniel Nardicio

Tim Ranney | Posted 05.13.2013 | Gay Voices
Tim Ranney

When I discovered Daniel Nardicio organized the Liza Minnelli and Alan Cumming show, I wanted to find out how the event New York magazine is calling "the gayest evening in the history of evenings" came about. Daniel opened up to me about his past, present and future.

WATCH: Drag Queen Martha Graham Cracker Reads Dr. Seuss Classic To Kids After Controversy

The Huffington Post | JR Tungol | Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices

After being invited to read a children's book to a New Jersey after-school kids program -- and then disinvited for being an "inappropriate" choice -- ...

Curtis M. Wong

Charles Busch's Big Stage Fright Confession | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 03.04.2013 | Gay Voices

News flash: Charles Busch has developed a "terrible" case of stage fright. While it may seem like an astonishing confession, the actor, drag icon ...

Vegas Dancers Still Sizzle

Quia Querisma | Posted 04.30.2013 | Travel
Quia Querisma

After staring from my window at Caesar's Palace, across the street to the towering advertisement for Jubilee! I had to learn more.

Liza Minnelli Plans NYC Birthday Bash -- And You're Invited!

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.10.2013 | Gay Voices

Oscar, Tony and Emmy-winning comeback queen Liza Minnelli is following up her "Cabaret" anniversary promo blitz by adding a second performance to her ...

Curtis M. Wong

The Enduring Queer Appeal Of 'Cabaret' | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 02.06.2013 | Gay Voices

At the time of its 1972 release, “Cabaret” shattered the saccharine reputation of the movie musical with its edgy take on anti-Semitism, Nazism, a...

Oscar's Divine Decadence: Cabaret at Forty

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Innovative in its time, Cabaret, the quintessential movie musical, marked its anniversary with a special screening last week at The Ziegfeld Theater, where it premiered 40 years ago.

Liza Minnelli Celebrates Her Classic Cabaret -- and Guess What? -- She Didn't 'Go Like Elsie'

Liz Smith | Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

More than anything, Cabaret enshrines forever Miss Minnelli at the peak of her powers, in the role she was born to play.

Remember When Liza Could Dance Like This?

Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment

On March 27, 1973, "Cabaret" won eight Academy Awards, including Best Actress for Liza Minnelli, Best Supporting Actor for Joel Grey and Best Director...

Chris Harnick

Liza Minnelli: Never Try To Remake 'Cabaret' | Chris Harnick | Posted 01.29.2013 | Entertainment

Liza Minnelli has nothing but good things to say about "Cabaret." In a phone interview with The Huffington Post, Minnelli recalled how "fun and we...

Happy Birthday, 'Cabaret'!

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 01.28.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Willkommen, bienvenue, welcome – to middle age. The landmark film "Cabaret" – starring Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey and Michael Y...