Broadway Songs: Cabaret Shows in NYC This Week - February 17-February 24February 17, 2019 - by CG Directory Editor
Cabaret is an experience all of its own, and New York City has some of the best cabaret clubs in the world. Feinstein's/54 Below, Don't Tell Mama, and Caf? Carlyle make up only a few of the many nightclubs in New York City that take their inspiration from Broadway and the Great American Songbook. Find the full schedule of NYC's weekly cabaret shows in City Guide's calendar.
John Lloyd Young - Cafe Carlyle
Through February 23, 2019 - New York
Tony-Award winner John Lloyd Young returns to Café Carlyle with an all-new show, February 19 – March 2. At this residency, he'll perform an expertly curated set of rock and pop classics and originals that cut deep. From the raw emotionality of Roy Orbison to the retro cool of 007, Young will bring the iconic room alive with a timelessness, mystery and warmth that hearkens back while heralding into the future. Stephen Holden of The New York Times has written that Young "has a disciplined one-in-a-million high tenor shading into falsetto that he can direct through the stratosphere." John Lloyd Young originated the role of Frankie Valli in Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical and international hit, Jersey Boys. By also starring in Clint Eastwood's film adaptation of the show, Mr. Young joined a select few actors in the entertainment industry that took their Tony-winning stage role to the big screen. He sings lead vocals on the Grammy-winning platinum Original Broadway cast album as well as the Jersey Boys movie album. As Frankie Valli in Jersey Boys, Young became the only American actor in history to win all four major leading actor honors in a Broadway debut: the Tony, Drama De... (read more)