Open Mic Night, January 21st 2017
Featuring: RAISSA KATONA BENNETT & KENNETH GARTMAN
7:00-9:00 pm – $10 Cover
Doors open at 6:30 pm. Sign-up for those who wish to perform is from 6:30-6:55 pm. You must sign up by 6:55 to perform. Once the show starts we may not be able to accommodate additional performers. Bring music printed out in your key, and Kenneth will accompany you at the piano for your moment at the microphone. Comedians, poets, writers and musicians are all encouraged to perform!
Some snacks and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase. After the event, we will move the party next door to BJ Ryan’s for a special 2 for 1 drink offer.
Hosted by Kenneth Gartman
Featured Entertainers: Raissa Katona Bennett & Kenneth Gartman
Raissa Katona Bennett – Broadway: “Christine ” in PHANTOM …, CHESS. First National Tours: CATS, PARADE. Headliner at: Feinstein’s, Metropolitan Room, Beechman. MAC / Bistro Award Winner Outstanding Host for THE CONCERTS FOR CITY GREENS . “A tart-tongued commentator on modern life…her theatrical soprano… is an effective vehicle for witty storytelling.” – NY Times . “A lovely voice! “ Next Magazine. Raissa newest CD, “Another Kind of Light”, is available on Amazon, iTunes and the LML Music label. She was nominated for four 2012 Broadway World Cabaret Awards and two 2013 MAC Awards –for major artist and the Concert series. Raissa is a Chaplin and Platform Assistant at Unity Center. www.raissakatonabennett.com
Kenneth Gartman (Host/Pianist) – Theatre: Inner Voices III: Arlington (Off-Broadway); Bryan Putnam’s The ToyMaker (Eugene O’Neill Theater Conference, 2012); Zapata! The Musical (NYMF2012) and subsequent cast recording; Once Removed, a new musical with music by Graham Russell of Air Supply; Show Choir! the Musical (NYMF2010); The ToyMaker (NYMF2009) and subsequent cast recording; Trouble in Shameland (FringeNYC) and subsequent cast recording. Cabaret/Concerts: Rev. Yolanda’s Old Time Gospel Hour, Joshing Around, Unity Benefit Concerts, Concerts for City Greens, Cabaret Cares, The Salon Open Mic(Host/Co-Host), A Ballsy Christmas Open Mic (Host). Singer/Performer: Kenneth Gartman…Not Like the Other Cavemen (cabaret debut), National Tour of The Music Man; Side by Side by Sondheim; Simply Sondheim LIVE! (BBC Broadcast); and A New York Songbook: Way Off Broadway. For more information, visit http://www.kennethgartman.com.
Open Mic Night takes place on the 3rd Saturday of every month.
Come and enjoy a fun evening of entertainment.
Norwalk, CT 06851