Mr. Finn’s Cabaret is located at The Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center, 36 Linden Street, Pittsfield.


Sponsored by Mike and David Faust & Karen and Bob Youdelman


Gail Nelson Sings Billie Holiday

June 1 (9:30 pm)  / $45
June 3 (8:00 pm) / $45

Kick off  the Cabaret season in style!  Gail Nelson offers a poignant glimpse behind the life of an American icon. Audiences can expect to hear such Holiday classics as “God Bless the Child,” “When a Woman Loves a Man” and “Strange Fruit.”

Sponsored by Judith Goldsmith


You Could Drive a Person Crazy: Songs of Obsession

June 16 (9:30 pm) / $20

Join the fabulous Musical Theatre Conservatory participants as they sing about their favorite passion, preoccupation or uncomfortable urge! Pure unadulterated fun!

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

We are honored to celebrate the centennial birthday of the Unforgettable Nat King Cole. Timeless songs and intimate stories told and sung by two-time Grammy nominee Clint Holmes, accompanied by award-winning pianist and vibraphonist Christian Tamburr.

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


Summer Songs

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 & 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.”