"…as vocally, comically and theatrically assured as
contemporary cabaret performers get." The New Yorker
In "REMEMBERING MABEL", KT Sullivan salutes
Mabel Mercer, 'the singer's singer,' with songs introduced by her
such as "Love For Sale," "Fly Me To The Moon," "It Was Worth
It", and "While We're Young" as well as songs
identified with Miss Mercer like "Just One Of Those Things"
"Down In The Depths On The Ninetieth Floor", "Once Upon A Time,"
"Experiment" and "When The World Was Young",
In between the singing, KT Sullivan will share anecdotes about
Mabel's life which began in England's Music Halls, continued as a
headliner at Bricktops in Paris before World War II and culminated
with her becoming the Queen of New York's night life after the war
and remaining on her throne into the 50's, 60's, and 70's. Frank
Sinatra once said "Everything I know about phrasing, I learned from
KT Sullivan is one of America's top cabaret performers and her
shimmering soprano voice and interpretive skills make her one of
the hardest working and most in demand singers in cabaret, often
performing at the major jazz and cabaret rooms in New York.
She has also headlined at Carnegie Hall, Town Hall and Lincoln
Centre and has performed internationally in Europe and Australia.
Her Broadway credits include "The Three Penny Opera " with
Sting, the play "Broadway" directed by George Abbot.
Liza Minnelli presented KT with the Manhattan Association of
Cabaret's Outstanding Female Vocalist Award. She has also received
the Mabel Award for Lifetime Achievement from the Mabel Mercer
Foundation and this year became their Artistic Director.