Friday, May 30, 2014

St. Louis Cabaret Festival
announces 2014 schedule

The Cabaret Project of St. Louis has announced the lineup of performers for their 2014 St. Louis Cabaret Festival, which will take place Wednesday, July 30 through Saturday, August 2 with performances in Sheldon Concert Hall's third floor ballroom and at the Kranzberg Arts Center.

Popular Broadway performer Faith Prince gets the festivities started with her show "Have A Little Faith" at 8:00 p.m.,Wednesday, July 30 at the Sheldon. Prince is best known for starring in recent hit revivals of Guys and Dolls and Annie, and will make her St. Louis debut as a solo cabaret performer with this show.

Next up is longtime local favorite Ann Hampton Callaway (pictured), who will present "The Streisand Songbook" at 8:00 p.m., Thursday, July 31 at the Sheldon.

Then on Friday, August 1, there's a double-header of sorts starting at 8:00 p.m. at the Sheldon, as singer and pianist Billy Stritch first will perform a solo show, "I've Got Your Number: The Jazz of Cy Coleman," and then accompany singer Marilyn Maye for her set, titled simply "An Evening With Marilyn Maye."

The festival closes with the annual St. Louis Cabaret Conference Showcase, in which 30 singers attending  the concurrently held conference will have the opportunity to perform at 7:00 p.m. Saturday, August 2 at the Kranzberg Arts Center.

Tickets for the 2014 St. Louis Cabaret Festival are from $40 to $75 for the Sheldon performances; $25 for the final night's Cabaret Conference Showcase; and are on sale now via Metrotix.

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