Two opportunities to see Marcus Simeone

in two unique tribute/duet shows:

On Sacred Ground:The Songs  of Janis Ian

With Tracy Stark

Sept. 13 through Dec. 5

at Metropolitan Room


Rodgers, Hart & Hammerstein

With Maria Ottavia 

Aug. 22 through Nov. 15

at Don't Tell Mama


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Marcus Simeone & Maria Ottavia

Rodgers,Hart &Hammerstein:A Musical Salute

Celebrating Don't Tell Mama's legacy on the 30th Anniversary

Saturday, August 22 

Saturday, October 3

Sunday, October 11

Sunday, November 15

All shows at 7:00

Musical Director Tracy Stark, Marco Brehm on bass

Something wonderful is happening at Don't Tell Mama!

 Two of cabaret's most popular artist's, Marcus Simeone and Maria Ottavia will pay musical tribute to the iconic songs of RichardRodgers, 

Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein ll in their brand new duet concert, Rodgers,Hart & Hammerstein. The show will alsocelebrate of Don't Tell

Mama on its 30th anniversary. Shows will be on Saturday, August 22, Saturday, October 3, Sunday, October 11and Sunday, November 15. All

shows will be at 7:00. There will be a $20 music charge and a 2-drink minimum. Don't Tell Mama is  located at 343 West 46th Street (between

8th& 9thAvenues on Restaurant Row. Reservations: 212 757 0799. 


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The Dana Lorge Variety Show

Metropolitan Room 

June 19

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Barry Levitt on piano

Jon Burr on bass

Friday Evening, June 19, 2015 @7pm

Performing Artists:

Marcus Simone

Singer/Songwriter - He is a 5 time MAC Award winner and Bistro and Cabaret Hotline Award winner. He has played all the major venues here in NYC. Marcus leads an 8-piece orchestra performing around the country. In June he will be performing with KT Sullivan at Carnegie Hall.

Daryl Glenn

Singer – he is the proud recipient of the NY Triple Crown for cabaret having won the Bistro, MAC and Nightlife Awards. Daryl has performed at  Feinstein’s at the Loews Regency, the Metropolitan Room and the Oak Room... He is currently recording his debut album and will be performing “Steve: Songs by Sondheim” at 54 Below July 9.

Mitch Frumkin

Comic – has performed at the Gotham Club and Stress Factory. Offers his comedic talents at many fundraisers and loves being in front of people making them laugh.

Marina Colonna

Singer/Actress – she has appeared in many Off-Broadway shows and has sung at the Metropolitan Room in a number performances.

Arlene Simone

Singer/Actress – She has played leading roles in Gypsy, Mame, Anything Goes and many more. Arlene has performed in night clubs and cabaret rooms throughout the country. One critic wrote of her, “Simone weaves a web and casts a spell on her audience.” 

Metropolitan Room

34 W. 22 Street /  212-206-0440

Fri., June 19, 2015@ 7pm

$20 Music Charge + 2 drink minimum ($5 Discount for MAC, SAG/AFTRA, EQUITY)

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Weill Recital Hall

At Carnegie Hall

June 9


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More Music By Alex Rybeck 


May 21, 2015

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Featuring: Karen Mason, Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway, Jason Graae, Tony

Middleton, Sally Mayes, Marcus Simeone and Avery Sommers

Directed by Sara Louise Lazarus

Best known as the highly sought-after pianist/arranger for vocalists such as Liz & Ann Hampton Callaway, Faith Prince, Jeff Harnar & many others, Alex is also a prolific composer, mentored by Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim & Stephen Schwartz. After a sold out 54 Below debut, Rybeck brings a new night of music to the stage. The concert showcases his own compositions, featuring some pretty amazing vocalists and musicians. Alex’s recorded songs include “What a Funny Boy He Is” (Nancy LaMott) and “Bless Your Heart” (Faith Prince), and he’s written with collaborators as diverse as the great Michael Stewart, Carol Hall, Ira Gasman, among others.


Alex Rybeck, Piano

Dan Sarpola, Bass

Dan Gross, Drums

Sean Harkness, Guitar

Plus Special Guest!


Maureen Brennan

Mary Stout

Kevin Dozier

Susan Winter

Joshua Dixon

Jamie Hartmann

Jeffrey M. Wright

TICKETS & INFORMATION: (646) 476-3551

254 W 54TH ST, CELLAR (Btwen Broadway & Eighth Avenue) 

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Water color/pastel by Charles Busch 

May 9 & 14, 2015

COVER CHARGE: $30 – $40
PREMIUMS: $65 – $70

There will never be another Julie Wilson. With a career that spanned more than 70 years on Broadway and the West End, on TV and in cabaret, Wilson was beloved by all who knew her. The theater community lost a stalwart whose incomparable work will be remembered forever.

Join us as we honor Julie Wilson in song, with stars of Broadway and cabaret.

Featuring on May 9:

Broadway and TV star, Anita Gillette (Gypsy, Carnival, Guys & Dolls) Broadway Star Amy Spanger (The Wedding Singer, Kiss Me Kate, Reefer Madness), Mark Nadler (Drama Desk and Lucille Lortel Award winner), Baby Jane Dexter (MAC, Nightlife and Bistro awards winner), Nicolas King (Julie Wilson Award recipient), Steve Ross (Award-winning pianist/singer), Jeff MaCauley, Anna Bergman, Natalie Douglas, Bill Zeffiro,Jeanne MacDonald, Marcus Simeone, Lee Roy Reams (The Producers, La Cage Aux Folles, Hello Dolly), and Barry Leavitt; with Cabaret favorites Deborah Silver, Carole J. Bufford,Karen Oberlin, Lennie Watts, Sidney Myer, Stacy Sullivan,Jennifer Sheehan, Debbie Damp, and a special appearance by Ms. Wilson’s son, Holt McCallany.

And on May 14:

TV star Emily Bergl (Desperate Housewives, Scandal), Broadway stars Rita Gardner (The Fantasticks, The Wedding Singer), Raissa Katona Bennett (Phantom of the Opera), Operatic Soprano Janice Hall, Wayne Hosford, and Daryl Glenn; with cabaret favorites Kristoffer Lowe, Maxine Linehan, Shana Farr, Billie Roe, Sue Matsuki, Celia Berk,Carole J. Bufford, and a special appearance by Ms. Wilson’s son, Holt McCallany.


(646) 476-3551

254 W 54TH ST, CELLAR (Between Broadway & Eighth Avenue)

APRIL 25, 2015


For The Students of The Robin Sue Ward Achool For Exceptional Children 

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Frank Sinatra CentennialTribute 

"Come Rain or Come Shine

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Sunday, March 8 




34 West 22nd Street (Between 5th & 6th Avenues) 

4:00 pm

For information: (212) 206 0440  

Hosted by  


Sunday, March 8th - This is an ALL DUET show with some of the coolest artists matched up to sing together !

This event is all part of celebrating "March is Cabaret Month." ALL STAR cast in addition to Marcus & Maria with:

Carolyn Montgomery-Forant, Janice HallSarah Rice,David VernonMiles Equality PhillipsTracy Stark,  Kathleen Stuart

Kristoffer LoweJason Morris  & Eric Michael Gillett 

This is a MUST SEE show - and it's at 4:00 pm!

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SATURDAY, MARCH 21 at 8:00 


With Special Guests: Maria Ottavia & Little Anthony Cardone 

St. George Theatre

35 Hyatt Street, Staten Island, NY 10301

Tickets: (718) 442 2900  or 

All seats $25 

Multi-award winning singer-recording artist Marcus Simeone stars at the legendary St. George Theatre

for one night only as part of the theatre's newly opened Mezzanine Lounge Cabaret Series.  

Special Guests: Staten Island's own Maria Ottavia & Little Anthony Cardone!

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Musical Direction: Tracy Stark 
Saturday, March 21  - Showtime : 8pm

Doors open: 6:30pm

Tickets: $25

What the critics are saying about Marcus Simeone: 

"Olympian voice!" ... David Finkle (Back Stage)

 "Stratospheric voice ..." (New York Daily News)

" ... gifted with a gorgeous voice that begs to wrench your gut ..."

Noah Tree (Cabaret Scenes Magazine)

"King of the power ballad!" (Back Stage Weekly)  

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* Final New York Appearance of 2014 -  Dec. 20 @ 4:30

 * Special Guest: Greg Kay Jones + surprise guest! (Evening to benefit the Gregory Kennell Fund) 

Don't Tell Mama - 343 West 46th Street (Restaurant Row) Between 8th & 9th Avenues
(Parking lot on West 46th Street) 

Music charge $18 + 2 Drink minimumDiscount for MAC & Cabaret Hotline Members 

Reservations: (212) 757 0744 /  

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MS Christmas Show - St. George - 12-14

THE CHRISTMAS SHOW:  Magical family tradition!
The Annual Christmas Show at the legendary St. George Theatre is a two-hour, high energy, rhinestone-studded series of songs and dances.
The production includes such popular chestnuts as "We Need a Little Christmas," "Let it Snow" and "Silver Bells" as well as spiritual numbers including "O' Holy Night" and "Go Tell It on the Mountain."
Enjoy scenes from the North Pole to Central Park, Lincoln Center to Time Square!

Meet & Greet the great cast in the picturesque grand lobby following the performance.  Bring your camera!

Featuring Miranda Music Recording artist Marcus Simeone along with a spectacular 150 membercast and crew of acclaimed artists.  
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Ticket information: 
Friday, December 12th, 7:00pm
Saturday, December 13th, 3:00pm and 7:00pm
Sunday, December 14th, 3:00pm and *7:00pmTickets: $40, $30, $20, $10
*Sunday night special, all tickets $20 or $10This show is a fundraiser for the St. George Theatre Restoration Inc. The 150 talented dancers, singers, actors, musicians, and crew is primarily made up of Staten Islanders of all ages and almost all of them are volunteers!
Since it's inception, inspired by the late Mrs. Rosemary, this show has raised over one million dollars for the St. George Theatre Restoration Inc, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization.
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Acclaimed Songwriter Alex Rybeck with Liz & Ann Hampton Callaway 
& Amazing Guest Vocalists 

November 16, 2014


Best known as the highly sought-after pianist/arranger for vocalists such as Liz & Ann Hampton Callaway, Faith Prince, Jeff Harnar & many others, Alex is also a prolific composer, mentored by Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim & Stephen Schwartz. For one special night of music, Rybeck showcases his very own compositions, featuring some pretty amazing vocalists, including the aforementioned Callaway Sisters, Faith Prince, Kevin Dozier, Joshua Dixon, Tiffany Gray, Jerry Lansing, Marcus Simeone and more! Alex’s recorded songs include What a Funny Boy He Is (Nancy LaMott) & Bless Your Heart (Faith Prince), and he’s written with collaborators as diverse as the great Michael Stewart, Carol Hall & Ira Gasman, among others. With Dick Sarpola (bass), Dan Gross (drums), & Alex himself at the piano. 

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8:00 - 11:00

The New York City Tribute To Jeff Buckley 

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Marcus Simeone 

The Billy Mare Trio

Joe Russo, John Gatti, Patty Rufner 

Saturday, November 8 at 8:00

Songs of Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bobby Darin,
Johnny Mathis, Ella Fitzgerald & more

All Saints Episcopal Church

2329 Victory Blvd. Staten Island, NY

Tickets: $25 Call: (718) 317 6123 or

Post show: Open wine bar/soft drinks & Dancing

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This Is Your Life: Celebrating Kitty Skrobele & Miranda Music

Metropolitan Room

34 West 22nd Street

A very special evening with John Bucchino, Karen Oberlin, Marissa Mulder,Julie Reyburn,

Sean Harkness, Lauran Fox, Tanya Holt, Michael Ferreri, Jason Miller, Ian Herman, Tracy Stark 

& Marcus Simeone

Reservations: (212) 206 0440

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All Saturdays at 7:00 - except Dec. 20 @ 4:30

* September 20 (Special Guests:Tim DiPasqua & Carolyn Montgomery

* October 5: Special Guest: Kris Kristofferson & Carolyn Montgomery

* October 18: Special Guest: Maria Ottavia  

* November 22: Special guest: Sue Matsuki

* December 20: Special Guest: Greg Kay Jones + surprise guest!

(This evening will benefit the Gregory Kennell Fund) 

Don't Tell Mama

343 West 46th Street (Restaurant Row) Between 8th & 9th Avenues
(Parking lot nearby)

Music charge $18 + 2 Drink minimum

Discount for MAC & Cabaret Hotline Members

Reservations: (212) 757 0744 / 

September 27: Private Event

Special Gala show To Benefit

All Saints Episcopal Church

2329 Victory Blvd, Staten Island, NY.

September 27 at 8:00

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With Jessica Glassman, Michael Sansonia & Marco Brehm

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 2014 MAC Award Winner:Outstanding Duet Show 

2014  AfterDark-NYC Winner: Outstanding Show of the Year

Marcus Simeone & Tanya Holt

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Quiet Storm 

...  the duo revels in the contrast between Simeone’s multi-octave range and vocal athleticism and Holt’s subtle, smoky, playful yet edgy approach. Simeone’s new CD, The Truth About…, has drawn comparisons with such celebrated interpretive, pop-oriented singers as Al Jarreau and Johnny Mathis .
Owen McNally,  WNPR Radio


Saturday May 3rd  (Sold Out)
Japanalia Eiko
11 Whitney St.
Hartford CT.


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Upcoming in NYC area:

Iridium Jazz Club
(Broadway at 51st  Street)

Dates To Be Announced

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... Transfixed ... His voice at its high end, suggests a
more thickly textured echo of Michael Jackson.”

(Stephen Holden, New York Times, November 2013) 

Friday, July 18 at 10:00 

(doors open 9:30)

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