Marilyn Maye (click for larger version)
July 15, 2015The iconic Marilyn Maye, Tony-winning songwriter Jason Robert Brown and Broadway star Christine Ebersole will headline the 2015 St. Louis Cabaret Festival July 22-25. Performances will be held at the Sheldon Concert Hall and Kranzberg Arts Center.
The legendary Marilyn Maye will perform "Sinatra – Her Way," her musical love letter to Frank Sinatra, on Wednesday, July 22. St. Louis is one of the first cities outside of New York to see Maye's new show that recently debuted to rave reviews at Manhattan's 54 Below.
On Thursday, July 23, St. Louis will experience a performance from three-time Tony-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown. Brown's celebrated scores to "Parade," "The Bridges of Madison County" and "The Last Five Years," along with his stand-alone cabaret classics, have earned him a place as one of the most gifted songwriters of his generation.
On Friday July 24, two-time Tony-winning actress and singer Christine Ebersole graces the Sheldon Concert Hall with her brand of flawless vocals and theatrical elegance in an exciting St. Louis cabaret debut.
Christine Ebersole (click for larger version)
The festival will also present the new faces of cabaret. Each of the shows feature short opening acts by some of the finest new cabaret performers from St. Louis and around the country.
On Saturday, July 25, the festival will showcase more new performers in a the celebratory St. Louis Cabaret Conference Showcase.
•Marilyn Maye sings "Sinatra-Her Way," Wednesday, July 22, 8 p.m., Sheldon Concert Hall Ballroom, 3648 Washington Blvd.
Jason Robert Brown (click for larger version)
•Jason Robert Brown, Thursday, July 23, 8 p.m., Sheldon Concert Hall Ballroom, 3648 Washington Blvd.
•Christine Ebersole, Friday, July 24, 8 p.m., Sheldon Concert Hall Ballroom, 3648 Washington Blvd.
St. Louis Cabaret Conference Showcase: Saturday, July 25, 7 p.m., The Kranzberg Arts Center, 501 N. Grand.
Tickets per show for the July 22-24 performances are $45 orchestra and $100 VIP (VIP includes premium seats, free parking, post-show meet-the-artist reception). Tickets for the July 25 showcase are $25. For tickets, visit www.metrotix.com or call 534-1111.