MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2018 
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LOS ANGELES - SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA SHOWS
 

PALM SPRINGS AREA

CABARET & MORE... 

 

 
JOEL BAKER IS BACK THIS WEEK ON PIANO

FIRST TIME? JUST FOLLOW DIRECTIONS TO 
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RESERVATIONS ARE VERY IMPORTANT SO 
CALL 760-325-2731 - PRESS 1 TO RSVP
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CABARET ON SUNDAYS NEWS
WE GOT 15 DESERT THEATRE LEAGUE AWARD NOMINATIONS - WE'LL KNOW THE WINNERS ON
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14th.  
 
Check out the 11th season for
November 4th - April 28th... you won't
believe the line up of incredible performers! 



2 PM SUNDAY,
NOVEMBER 4th
Season Premiere!
KEISHA D
with the
Palm Springs High School
Jazz Band
and special
guest singers!

 
 
 








 























YOUR THEATER GUIDE 
THE DESERT AREA &  
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA 
 

 

AUDITIONS ARE COMING UP!
CHECK WEBSITE FOR DATES & SHOWS!

NOW PLAYING OCT. 7 - OCT. 21
FOR THE BEST IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA MUSICAL THEATER
WITH PERFORMANCES IN GLENDALE'S BEAUTIFUL  
ALEX THEATER
 
  

    
 
25 DESERT THEATER LEAGUE NOMINATIONS!!
November 2nd through November 11th, 2018






        
   
PERFORMANCES ARE AT  
CARPENTER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER  
6200 E. ATHERTON ST.  
LONG BEACH, CA


PLAYING NOVEMBER 9th - 18th

Showtimes for Church & State 
are
Fridays and Saturdays @ 7:30pm
Saturdays and Sundays @ 2pm.
 
Ticket prices:
Opening Night with
Post Show Reception $45

$35 Evening; $30 Matinee.

All performances take place at the  
Pearl McManus Theater at the historic
Palm Springs Woman's Club
314 S Cahuilla Road
Downtown Palm Springs 
 



39 SOUTH MOLINO AVE.
Pasadena, CA. 
 
DEAR READERS
 
DESERT THEATRE LEAGUE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED  
In it's first season of eligibility, the Cabaret On Sundays series received 16 nominations in the REVUE/CABARET/VARIETY SHOW category. The winners were announced on Sunday, October 14th. Congratulations go out to WAYNE ABRAVANEL for Musical Director, "Still Fabulous After The Follies", DAVID RING for Director, "Songs For Sarah", ROSE MALLETT for Lead Female, "Songs For Sarah", KEN STEELE for Original Writing, "Songs For Sarah", plus Outstanding Production for "SONGS FOR SARAH", for a total of 5 wins overall. For the Summer Season the shows up for judges voting were SYDNEY WEISMAN in "Who Put The Chutzpah in Broadway", and LORETTA SIANI in "There's No Business Like Show Business". Nominations for those shows will be included with any they come to judge during the upcoming 2018-2019 Winter Season that begins November 4th and runs through April 28th next year. And by the way, ROSE will be back to repeat "Songs Of Sarah" on Sunday, January 20, 2019.   
   
CABARET ON THE GREEN AT AJ'S LAST SATURDAY:
Okay, once again it was such a fantastic night for Cabaret On The Green Open Mic at AJ's. At 7 pm it looked like it was going to be a slow one, but by 7:30 showtime it was pretty full. Tony said we had almost 90 people not including the people in the bar/lounge. A lot of the singers stayed and did 3 and even 4 songs with WAYNE ABRAVANEL on the baby grand piano filling in for Joel Baker kicking it off with "I've Got The World On A String", and later sang "I Got Rhythm" and 'Corner Of The Sky", and mine were "Just One Of Those Things", "The Way You Look Tonight", and "Old Friend". For our special guest singers we had LORETTA SIANI and "To Make You Feel My Love", "Both Sides Now", and "Don't Worry About Me". JOHN SPINKS is back from Boston for the season, his songs were "The Impossible Dream", "Ca Cest Lamour", and "I Remember you". Also it was his birthday so we had an ice cream sundae with a candle to blow out for him and we sang "Happy Birthday". And it was a nice surprise having JEROME ELLIOTT there with his guests, Brad and John from Vancouver, and to hear him sing "A Foggy Day", and a fabulous "On A Clear Day". DOUG GRAHAM also brought a couple of friends, his songs were "Broadway Baby", "Part Of Your World", which was magnificent, then "Send In The Clowns". NONI LAMBERTSON's songs were "Can't Help Lovin' That Man Of Mine", and "More Than You Know". PAUL FINNEY, who came 2 times before, returned with some friends and to sing "Ladies Who Lunch", "Pure Imagination", and one called "You Are There", he has a wonderful voice and we hope he comes back soon. Then there was JB, his songs were "I Dreamed A Dream", and "Don't Fence Me In" that was a big hit. Also returning was ED MOGAN with his Willie Nelson style voice singing "Ain't Misbehaving", "Someone To Watch Over Me", and his "Georgia On My Mind", was Wow! A brand new singer named RENALDO LEVATO, who follows us on FB and my weekly newsletter finally came and he sang "On The Sunny Side Of The Street", and the crowd really loved his "That's Amore'". He was there with his husband Paul and they were celebrating 'lucky thirteen' years together. We also had TONY DISIENA to sing "My Funny Valentine". Plus PEGGY GOHL stopped in with a friend from her high school days named SHARON, and together they sang "The Rose" and also Sharon sang "Bali Hi", the story is they both played 'Bloody Mary' in their high school's "South Pacific". We also had two of our incredible singers there who didn't sing but I wanted to give them a shout out, PAT MCCANN and BARBARA FRANTZ. But they will hopefully be singing with us next week. And another shout out goes to JOEL and CLAUDIA SUSSMAN, they were coming too but had to cancel last minute. And that is why it was such a successful night, that and there was virtually no noise and talking in the bar with everyone in there watching the show, and overall the audience applause and cheers was over the top for all the singers and their songs, with a bunch that were totally off the charts!!. So thanks to all of our singers and to Wayne, as well as LEE LOVITT, and wonderful staff at AJ's On The Green. See you next Saturday - we have JOEL BAKER back on the baby grand!
 
Come out and watch or if you are a great singer and want to be in the show, get there around 6:30 to sign up. Bring your sheet music if you can.   
 
Reservation for dinner and seating in main room recommended.
 
HERE'S A GOOD TIP: Reservations are a good idea for dinning in the showroom. But if you get the answering machine do not leave a reservation on it. But call after 5 PM and press '1' at the end of the message and it will transfer to the bar where it will be answered by a real person who will take your reservations. DO NOT LEAVE RESERVATIONS ON THE ANSWERING MACHINE! 

PLEASE, won't you click YELP US and tell your friends too that we have the best singers in town and we do it LIVE!  EVERY YELP HELPS
 
AJ'S NOTE: There is a HUGE parking lot just past the front lot on your left. Remember to make reservations and see you next time.  
 


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FOR THIS COMING SEASON'S SHOWS  
The Winter Season Brochure:
 

DO YOU REMEMBER THURSDAY NIGHTS IN THE  
TEN20 LOUNGE AT THE BEAUTIFUL BEL AGE HOTEL  
IN WEST HOLLYWOOD?

IT SEEMS LIKE ONLY YESTERDAY BUT IT WAS REALLY AROUND 2003 - 2006. THE NIGHT STARTED WITH "THE GUEST STARS SHOWCASE" AND 4 PERFORMERS DOING A SHORT SET AROUND 15 MINUTES AND 3 TO 4 SONGS. RON SNYDER, THE HOUSE PIANIST, PLAYED FOR THEM AND AFTER A SHORT BREAK WE CONTINUED THE NIGHT WITH OPEN MIC. IT REALLY WAS A FABULOUS ROOM WITH GREAT FOOD, GORGEOUS BABY GRAND, AND THAT VIEW! 

I HAD SO MANY DIGITAL PHOTOS FROM THOSE NIGHTS BUT LOST THEM WHEN MY COMPUTER DIED ABOUT 4 YEARS AGO. BUT I RECENTLY FOUND THE PAPTER PROGRAM I PUT TOGETHER FROM THE VERY LAST NIGHT THERE AFTER THE HOTEL WAS SOLD, IT'S NOW CALLED LONDON WEST. ANYWAY, I COMPILED A LIST OF ALL 383 GUEST STARS FROM THE 140 SHOWS ON A SPECIAL WEB PAGE IN CASE ANYONE WANTS TO SEE ALL THE INCREDIBLE SINGERS WHO CAME TO BE PART OF IT. I ALSO HAVE LOTS OF OLD "MINI - DVD'S" TAKEN OF A LOT OF THE SHOWS. ONCE I LEARN HOW TO TRANSFER THEM TO THE WEB I WILL POST THEM FOR YOU TO SEE.

MEANWHILE...



 
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