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Brent Barrett - Broadway star's 'Night Songs'

Brent Barrett - Broadway star's 'Night Songs'

By Jim Gladstone

Brent Barrett, known for his performances in 'The Phantom of the Opera,' has not named his solo cabaret show after the half-masked man's signature number "The Music of the Night." Instead, it's called "Night Songs."

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By Jim Gladstone | March 27, 2019

Singer-actress Alysha Umphress, who plays Feinstein's at the Nikko on April 12 and 13, remembers the exact date that she flew to San Francisco for her first gig at the club: It was November 8, 2016.

By Jim Gladstone | February 20, 2019

Just last week, Telly Leung ended a two-year stint in the demanding title role of Aladdin on Broadway. Next week, Leung, a Bay Area cabaret favorite, will perform next month in the Live at the new Orinda series of cabaret concerts.


By Jim Gladstone | January 30, 2019

'Hedwig' star and Tony winner Lena Hall brings her unusual tales of show business to Feinstein's at the Nikko in her new cabaret show, 'The Art of the Audition.'

By Jim Gladstone | January 23, 2019

Singer Kristine W pairs up with 'Queer Eye' celeb Carson Kressley for a night of music and comedy at Feinstein's at the Nikko, Jan. 25 & 26.


By Jim Gladstone | January 16, 2019

Susan Werner is waxing lyrical about Carmen Cusack, the Tony-nominated singer-actress (Bright Star) with whom she'll share a sublime Bay Area Cabaret double-bill at the Venetian Room this Sunday afternoon.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | January 9, 2019

On January 18 and 19 Broadway legends Donna McKechnie and Andrea McArdle will reunite for an evening of song at Feinstein's at The Nikko. The two performers will pay tribute to two songwriting giants: Stephen Sondheim and the late Marvin Hamlisch.


By Jim Provenzano | December 12, 2018

It's been a while, and it may be a while longer before Connie Champagne returns, but her subtle, witty and endearing portrayal of Judy Garland takes place to Oasis on December 15.

By Jim Gladstone | December 5, 2018

You better think twice if you're expecting anything less than silly fun holiday camp from the consummate piano and vocal duo Amy & Freddy, when they play at Oasis on Sunday, December 16.


By Jim Gladstone | December 5, 2018

It's been 18 years since Aaron Lazar last passed through San Francisco on a Broadway tour. He's in 'Dear Evan Hansen' at the Curran through December 30, and has a solo engagement at Feinstein's at the Nikko on December 17.

By David-Elijah Nahmod | November 28, 2018

As he prepares for his November 30 show at Oakland's Sound Room (which is already sold out) and his December 9 show at Guerneville's Main St. Station, singer, actor and naughty comedian Shawn Ryan answered a volley of questions for the Bay Area Reporter.


By Jim Gladstone | November 20, 2018

Christine Andreas, elle ne parle pas francais. While the acclaimed soprano's Bay Area Cabaret performance, at the Venetian Room on December 2, is a tribute to iconic French singer Edith Piaf, Andreas doesn't speak the Little Sparrow's native tongue.

By Jim Gladstone | November 7, 2018

Dixie Longate's show, which has toured nationally since 2007 and has played two successful Off-Broadway runs, is just now making its local debut with a three-night engagement a Feinstein's at the Nikko next Thursday through Saturday.


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