The American Folk Song to the American Songbook: Featuring Pianist Joe Mohan

June 1, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

NYC based and Julliard School of Music Faculty member Joe Mohan returns to his native Buffalo with this fascinating cabaret tracing the evolution of the American Folk Song to the American Songbook.  Featuring many of his own arrangements and including songs such as "Camptown Races," "Midnight Special" "Begin the Beguine" "I Got Rhythm" and many more.  Joe will perform in musical styles from Appalachian to Bluegrass to Tin Pan Alley to Vaudeville To Folk Rock to Jazz and beyond!

Ladies First Big Band

June 2, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

A first for the Premier Cabaret!  The award winning all female LADIES FIRST 10 piece Big Band performs classic TV and movie theme songs from the 1940s to 2000.  Featuring instrumental and vocal performances, this promises to be an evening of memories, fun, and great music!

MusicalFare Rising Stars Cabaret

June 15, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

Meet some of the incredibly talented performers that have played ensemble and secondary roles on the MusicalFare stage and watch them grab their moment in the spotlight!  Featuring Brian Brown (SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE), Taylor Carlson (VIOLET, IN THE HEIGHTS), Lorenzo Parnell (SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE), and Emily Yancey (EVITA, SPRING AWAKENING) with Theresa Quinn at the piano, this will be a night of great Broadway and pop songs.

A Tribute to Dave Brubeck and More! (SOLD OUT)

Featuring Bobby Militello

June 22, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

Legendary musician Bobby Militello and his quartet, one of the country's preeminent interpreters of the music of Dave Burbeck, returns to the Premier Cabaret in this tribute to Dave Burbeck and more!  THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT!

A Tribute to Patsy Cline, Roseanne Cash & Anne Murray

June 23, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

Singer Maria Sebastian and a five piece band bring some of the best loved songs of Patsy Cline, Roseanne Cash & Anne Murray to the Premier Cabaret.  Featuring such favorites as "Crazy," "Sweet Dreams," "I Fall to Pieces," "Danny's Song," "Snowbird," "Seven Year Ache" and many other great songs. Maria Sebastian has opened for dozens of national acts and is a 12-time winner of Buffalo Nightlife Music Awards.  Her band includes Buffalo Music Hall of Fame members Frank Grizanti and Jim Whitford, among others.

A Girl, A Guy, A Piano

Returning the to the Premier Cabaret after 2 sold-out shows!

June 29, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

An evening of Broadway, Pop, Classical music and the goofiness starring Randall Kramer & Theresa Quinn.  Featuring the music of Gershwin, Sondheim, Beethoven, Joplin, Bernstein, Fats Waller and many more!

MURDER FOR TWO

Sponsored by Asbury Pointe, The Buffalo News and Daemen College

July 11 — August 12, 2018

Part of the 2017-2018 Season

An irreverent theatrical riff on the classic whodunnit, everyone is a suspect in MURDER FOR TWO, a hilarious new murder mystery musical with a twist: one actor investigates the crime, the other plays all of the suspects, and they BOTH play the PIANO! A zany blend of classic musical comedy and madcap mystery, MURDER FOR TWO is a highly theatrical duet loaded with killer laughs.

Steve Copps: Accidental Troubadour

An Evening of Original Music & Songs from Past Performances

August 17, 2018 8:00 pm

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

With a little help from his Friends - Brandon Barry, Philip Farugia, Brian McMahon and Allan Paglia - Steve invites you to join him as he debuts his original compositions and plays some of his favorite selections from past performances, including the critically acclaimed MusicalFare productions of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, ONCE, RENT and RING OF FIRE.

Cabaret Big Band Plays Harold Arlen

Two Performances Only: 4pm & 8pm!

August 19, 2018

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

The music of Buffalo-born composer Harold Arlen comes to life in this cabaret featuring Phil Sims and the Cabaret Big Band with vocalist Katy Miner.  "Blues in the Night," "Come Rain or Come Shine," "Over the Rainbow," "Stormy Weather" and "That Old Black Magic" are just some of the classic songs featured in this cabaret orchestrated specifically for the Premier Cabaret space.  Don't miss it!

"She Loves You!" - The TLC Trio

Two Performances Only: 4pm & 8pm!

August 25, 2018

Part of the Phil & Colleen Morey/Donald & Barbara Newman Cabaret Series

Theresa Quinn, Leah Zicari and Cathy Carfagna, also known as The TLC Trio, perform the songs of The Beatles in this brand new cabaret performance from the women who brought you past tributes to Joni Mitchell, Carole King, Linda Ronstadt and others!