2019 Cabaret Festival

Artists in Partnership Presents 17th Annual Cabaret Festival

Honoring the Great American Songbook in Long Island, NY

Changing Times, Changing Tunes, Changing Generations”

May 16– May 19, 2019

Long Beach Library Hosts FREE Live Performances and Special Events


(Long Beach, NY, April 15, 2019) - Artists in Partnership (AIP), a non-profit cultural arts organization, will host its 17th Annual Cabaret Festival May 16-19 at the Long Beach Public Library, 111 West Park Avenue, Long Beach, NY. The festival will be a celebration of the cabaret genre honoring the Great American Songbook with performances by award-winning artists (MAC, Bistro, Broadway World, Nightlife awards, among others) and participants in the Adela and Larry Elow American Songbook High School Competition (who are noted by *). All performances are FREE to the public.

Featured events include:

  • TUESDAY, MAY 14 at 3 pm --"Cabaret Personalities" A pre-festival presentation by Susan James, sharing videos of celebrity performers interpreting the Great American Songbook

  • THURSDAY, MAY 16 at 7:30 pm -- “Through The Decades” Singer, songwriter, pianist Tracy Stark hosts teen singers Hannah Butcher*, Thomas Hogan*, and Annie Ross*

  • FRIDAY, MAY 17 at 7:30 pm -- Cynthia Crane “This Is A Changing World, My Dear (whether you like it or not!)” with Musical Director John Bowen at the piano

  • SATURDAY, MAY 18 at 2-5 pm – “Cabaret Conversations: Inside the American Songbook” Award-winning artists perform and comment on the cabaret genre. Susan James hosts the discussion with Cynthia Crane, Natalie Douglas, and KT Sullivan, musical director Tedd Firth, cabaret critic Rob Lester, with teen vocalists Jessica Ball*, Dwany Guzman*, Quintin Harris, Julia Parasram*, Hannah Peterson*, Anais Reno*

  • SATURDAY, MAY 18 at 7:30 pm – Natalie Douglas “Freedom Songs: Jazz & Justice & Protest & Patriotism” with Musical Director Mark Hartman at the piano

  • SUNDAY, MAY 19 at 2:00 pm -- “Sean & Friends” Sean Harkness on guitar with vocalists Thomas Hogan*, Marcus Goldhaber, Josephine Sanges, Marcus Simeone, Lisa Viggiano

  • SUNDAY, May 19 at 4:00 pm -- Josephine Sanges “Finding Beauty” with Musical Director John M. Cook at the piano

---Schedule is subject to change---

This event is made possible with public funds from the Long Beach Public Library.

The library is handicapped accessible, located two blocks from the LIRR station in Long Beach, a 50-minute train ride from New York City’s Penn Station.

For further information, visit website www.aip-arts.org. To arrange performer interviews, call 516-322-1138.