Category Archives: Nightclubs

Musical Soap Opera a New 80’s Twist at the Music Box

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III Regular customers of The Music Box Theatre (and there are plenty of them filling the house at each performance), are very familiar with the way each month-long production has a creative new theme. The current … Continue reading

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Music Box Fulfills its Promise to KEEP IT BRASSY

By DAVID DOW BENTLEY III       http://www.ThePeoplesCritic.com The talented cast on stage at Houston’s popular nightclub, THE MUSIC BOX THEATRE, included most of “the usual suspects,” minus cast regular, Cay Taylor, who was out of town. Joining performers Brad Scarborough, Rebecca … Continue reading

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“BROADWAY” Returns to Houston at the Music Box

Yes, it’s happily that time again. Spring is here, and Houston’s evermore popular MUSIC BOX cabaret is presenting its 2018 edition of “Broadway at the Box.” This little troupe of five very talented players, and their equally talented 5-piece G-SHARP … Continue reading

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The Lambs Meet the Nighthawks at Iguana

[CLICK ANY PHOTO TO ENLARGE] For members of America’s oldest theatrical club, THE LAMBS (https://the-lambs.org/), the evening would be a highlight of the summer season as members gathered at Manhattan’s chic IGUANA supper club for a night of fine dining, … Continue reading

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MUSIC BOX Blends Comedy with Fantasy for Magical Fun

For a long time I have wondered if the talented quintet of players at Houston’s evermore popular MUSIC BOX nightclub wouldn’t eventually run out of cleverly planned and executed themes for their numerous shows each year. Happily, that time has … Continue reading

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A Little LAMB Who Shines on New York Cabaret Scene

She is a member of America’s oldest theatrical club, The Lambs established in 1874, and those fellow Lambs who have been fortunate enough to hear talented singer and cabaret performer, Rita Ellis Hammer in performance, can certainly tell you that … Continue reading

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A Jazz Age Returns with CAFÉ SOCIETY SWING

New York’s legendary Café Society nightclub debuted in the Greenwich Village of the late 1930’s. For many years that followed it would be the Mecca for many African American jazz greats who would pass into legend themselves. Club founder, Barney … Continue reading

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