2011 Cabaret Conference
This information is to provide those interested in the conference with a sense of the schedule and scope of the conference. 2012 Conference information will be available by June 1, 2012
Cabaret Opening Ceremonies and Preview
Wednesday, August 3 2011, 8pm–FREE!
Michael Bush hosts the opening night of the 2011 Cabaret & Performance Conference with his annual keynote address and a special preview of guest artists.
Thursday, August 4 2011, 8pm
Music Director: Joel Silberman
...has been called "the greatest cabaret performer of her generation, an urban poet who writes like an angel and has a voice to match." Composer of the power ballad "The Rose" which became a number one hit the world over. A knock-out performer and a great songwriter. Open mic to follow the show.
Penny Fuller, Lost and Found
Friday, August 5 2011, 8pm
Music Director: David Gaines
Conceived and Directed by Barry Kleinbort
The O’Neill's resident diva returns for her seventh season in a musical evening about the joys and tribulations of life's journeys. Open mic to follow the show.
2011 Cabaret Fellows: Evening One
Saturday, August 6 2011, 8pm
This year's Cabaret Fellows take the stage in their first official performance under the direction of Penny Fuller and Barry Kleinbort. Open mic to follow the show.
2nd Annual O'Neill Follies–An Evening in Two Acts
Sunday, August 7 2011, 6pm
A two act evening featuring Joel Silberman, Euan Morton, Allan Harris, Amanda McBroom, Andre DeSheilds, Gretchen Reinhagen, and a very special appearance by the one and only Lillian Montevecchi.
Pre-order a picnic dinner at the Box Office and dine on the beautiful grounds of the O’Neill between the two acts.
Jim Dale, Still Carrying On
Tuesday, August 9 2011, 8pm
Directed by Richard Maltby, Jr.
Accompanied by Mark York
An evening filled with music and recollections that traces this Tony Award winner’s unique career…from his origins in the great music halls of Great Britain, his triumphs on and Off-Broadway, to his becoming the voice of the Harry Potter audiobooks. Open mic to follow the show.
Wednesday, August 10 2011, 8pm
A personal musical journey by one of the musical theater’s great ladies. She has been recognized on Broadway with the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, Peoples Choice Award and The Outer Critics Award for Best Actress in a Musical&MDASH;Broadway's Prestigious Quadruple Crown—for her 1997 role as Sonja in The Life. Open mic to follow the show.
2011 Cabaret Fellows: Evening Two
Thursday, August 11 2011, 8pm
Open mic to follow the show.
Cross That River
by Allan & Pat Harris and Michael Aman
Directed by Michael Bush
Musical Director: Steven Ray Watkins
Thursday, August 11 2011, 2pm in the Rose Barn Theater - FREE!
A new musical about an escaped slave who heads west and becomes a cowboy.
2011 Cabaret Junior Fellows In Concert
Friday, August 12 2011, 8pm
40 Naked Women, A Monkey, and Me
a new musical in concert by Jonathan Brielle
Directed by Michael Bush
Music Director: Steven Ray Watkins
The musical story of a songwriter and his quest for legitimacy on the Broadway stage, only to be side-tracked by his success writing and producing Las Vegas industrials. Open mic to follow show.
Grand Finale Cabaret
Saturday, August 13 2011, 8pm
A final gala evening that features a little bit of everything and everybody.