Mr. Finn’s Cabaret is located at The Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield.
ALL SHOWS START AT 8 PM UNLESS OTHERWISE NOTED.
Sponsored by Mike and David Faust & Karen and Bob Youdelman
Gail Nelson Sings Billie Holiday
Sponsored by Judith Goldsmith
You Could Drive a Person Crazy: Songs of Obsession
Sponsored by Sydelle and Lee Blatt
Woody Guthrie: America’s Greatest Folk-Ballad Songmaker
June 30 & July 1 / $35
Singing the songs of America’s great balladeer Woody Guthrie, it will be a rousing evening of hit songs and sing-alongs! “There’s something about David Lutken that makes him fill some mighty big American shoes—or cowboy boots—as comfortably as a pair of familiar slippers.” Showbiz
Jim Caruso’s Cast Party with Billy Stritch at the Piano
July 7 / $30
Think “American Idol” meets “The Tonight Show.” Legendary showman Jim Caruso guides the entire affair with razor-sharp humor and the unbridled enthusiasm of an uber-fan while the legendary Billy Stritch holds court at the ivories.
100 Years of Nat King Cole
July 14 & 15 / $45
He is a consummate entertainer, performer, recording artist, and one of the country’s finest vocalists. Every performance is a one-of-a-kind mesmerizing and unforgettable experience. “Clint Holmes is the heir apparent to the throne left vacant by Sammy Davis Jr.” Hollywood Reporter
Sponsored by Joseph Deleo and Lawrence Levinson
I Wish I Were 90 Again!
August 4 & 5 / $50 / VIP Seating $65
Back by popular demand! In I Wish I Were 90 Again! marvelous Marilyn Maye carries the torch from her peers who originated tunes of the Great American Songbook to the singers who perform these songs today and will carry them on to future generations. Ms. Maye is an artist for connoisseurs and her powerhouse delivery and chatty rapport with the audience is what holds the evening together and electrifies the proceedings. This will be a night you do not want to miss!
Sponsored by Eda and Stephen Sorokoff
August 11 & 12 / $45
Join celebrated singer/pianist Billy Stritch and his trio for a very special evening of music to celebrate summertime and travel. This show especially created for this appearance at Mr. Finn’s cabaret will include such great songs like “Come Fly With Me”, “Summer Breeze”, “The Summer Knows” and many other jazz standards and Brazilian Bossa Nova selections.
Grace McLean Lives in Concert
August 19 / $25
Called “electrifying” by The Huffington Post and “phenomenal” by The New York Times, Grace McLean is a multi-hyphenate actress-singer-writer on the rise. Manhattan User’s Guide writes, “this pop and jazz singer writes seriously infectious melodies with seriously antic lyrics. Her voice can raise the roof, or she can slide off a note and break your heart.”
Kander and Ebb & All That Jazz
August 25 & 26 / $45
Broadway star and Cabaret Legend Karen Mason shares her love of the music of songwriters, John Kander & Fred Ebb. As one of the original stars of AND THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND, Mason has a personal connection to these legends and their music. Featuring uniquely show stopping numbers, the show highlights Mason’s vocal prowess, moving charisma, and overall versatility. Says The New York Times, “Giving everything and more is what she does best.”