Sizzlin’ Summer Cabarets | Signature Theatre

Sizzlin’ Summer Cabarets

Signature opens its air-conditioned doors once more for our annual Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret. With a different act each night, there’s always something to keep you entertained!

The atmosphere may be cool, but the music’s red hot at Signature’s Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret.

Tickets for all cabarets
are just $25 each.

All-Access passes are now on sale for $150 and can only be purchased by calling the Box Office at 703 820 9771.

Individual tickets are now on sale for $25 and can be purchased online, by calling the Box Office or in person.

*Cabaret seating will now be assigned at the time of your ticket purchase.

Sizzlin’ Summer Cabaret Schedule

Euan Morton
Euan Morton: As You Like It
Wednesday, July 31 @ 8PM
Thursday, August 1 @ 8PM

Pull the strings and make your puppet dance. That’s right-you choose the songs for this concert and Euan will sing them!




Erin Driscoll
Erin Driscoll: Barbara Cook’s Songbook
Friday, August 2 @ 7PM

Join Helen Hayes Award winner and Signature Theatre favorite Erin Driscoll as she pays tribute to “Broadway’s favorite ingenue,” Barbara Cook. Driscoll will explore Cook’s extensive repertoire from the very beginning (Candide, The Music Man, She Loves Me) onto her successes as a concert and recording artist. From one ingenue to another, come celebrate the illustrious career of a Broadway legend.


Nova Y. Payton
An Evening with Nova
Friday, August 2 @ 9PM
Tuesday, August 6 @ 8PM

An evening of me singing some of my favorite songs. Some of them are from my audition book and some are just songs that I love.


Delores King Williams
“I Love Being Here With You” – The Music and Unbelievable Life of Miss Peggy Lee!
Wednesday, August 7 @ 8PM
Helen Hayes nominated, Delores King Williams (Queenie in Show Boat), celebrates the incomparable Peggy Lee in an evening of her most sultry hits and spicy stories. . . . Guaranteed to give you “FEVER”! Delores’s partner in crime is the incredible pianist, Howard Breitbart (music director, The Lost Songs of Broadway: 1970s).


Natascia Diaz
Natascia Diaz
Thursday, August 8 @ 8PM

Two-time Helen Hayes Award winner Natascia Diaz offers an evening of select guitar songs from artists such as Patti Griffin, Eva Cassidy, and Alison Krauss, accompanied by Gerry Kunkle on guitar. Maryland Theatre Guide said: “It is easy to see why Natascia Diaz has such a strong following. She is pure dancing, sparkling fire…a vocal powerhouse who leaves audiences energized…(who’s) range, style, and pure vocal power can be compared to the likes of Melissa Etheridge, Sarah McLachlan. I look forward to seeing this performer again, many times, if I should be so fortunate.”

Bob McDonald
Bob’s Broadway Blowout 
Friday, August 9 @ 7PM & 9PM

Baritone Bob McDonald gives his regards to the Broadway Baritone with show-stopping and sentimental favorites from the Great White Way. But hold on to your seats — that’s not all folks! Look for star turns by special guests: pianist and artistic collaborator John Touchton, Broadway veteran Steve Cramer, TV personality and voice of the Washington Capitals Wes Johnson, partner in “anthem-singing” crime Caleb Green, and Catherine Flye as the mother-in-law.


Cory Jamison
Cory Jamison: Coast to Coast
Saturday, August 10 @ 7PM

Celebrating the wanderlust in all of us, Cory explores songs from travels across the country and around the world. Teamed with top DC area musicians, this diverse evening takes you from the exotic to the hometown, and back again.


Carrie Manolakos
Saturday, August 10 @ 9PM

Singer-songwriter Carrie Manolakos brings her band to Signature for a not to be missed evening of folk, pop and soul. Already positioned in the top 100 of the iTunes pop charts with her debut album “Echo,” her haunting performance of the Radiohead classic “Creep” became an internet sensation. Manolakos appeared on Broadway as Sophi in Mamma Mia! and as Elphaba in Second National Tour of Wicked.


Sandy Bainum
S’Wonderful, A Night of Ira Gershwin!
Tuesday, August 13 @ 8PM

Sandy Bainum celebrates the brilliance of lyricist Ira Gershwin in a show bursting with classic show tunes and standards including: “The Man That Got Away,” “By Strauss,” “S’Wonderful,” “How Long Has This Been Going On?” and “I’ve Got Rhythm.” Sandy will be joined on stage by her award-winning musical director Lanny Meyers and a band of topnotch musicians.

Steven Walker
Steven Walker: Going Solo
Wednesday, August 14 @ 8PM

Long time Signature guitarist Steven Walker takes the stage in his own solo cabaret. Hear Steven’s eclectic style as he plays personal favorites.

Will Gartshore
Dressed Up: A Class-Conscious Cabaret 
Thursday, August 15 @ 8PM & 9:30PM
Friday, August 16 @ 7PM

Will Gartshore once again brings his vocal and sartorial stylings to the Signature stage, with the dapper Christopher Wingert tickling the ivories. Grab your coat, get your hat, and join Will for a catalog of classic tunes, including Gershwin, Sondheim, The Beatles and Bublé.

Due to popular demand, a third performance has been added Thursday, August 15 at 9:30PM.

Bligh Voth
That’s Bazazz – A Kay And Noel Night Out
Friday, August 16 @ 9PM

“Hang on to what you got, cause what you got is bazazz!” Bligh Voth returns to Signature’s cabaret series with a new show, after performing her two woman show “Blonde Ambish” two years ago with a brand new line up! Featuring an Act I filled with everything you’ve ever wanted to hear her sing (read: “country tunes”) to an Act II with the very talented Liam Forde, fresh off his Ira Eaker award for Outstanding Achievement in Cabaret Performance, and paying homage to the powerhouse Kay Thompson and the king of charm, Noel Coward. Know anything by Kay or Noel? Well, educate yourselves my dears, and come for a night of country, Sondheim, and old standards done RIGHT!


Colleen McHugh
Wish You Were Here – Songs of Faraway Places
Saturday, August 17 @ 7PM

Join two-time 2013 BroadwayWorld award winner (NYC Best Vocalist and Best CD) Colleen McHugh for an evening of beautiful and hilarious songs celebrating faraway places and exotic adventures, including lots of comedy and improvisation along the way!

Revenge of the Understudies
Saturday, August 17 @ 9PM
Revenge 2013.  Join our Signature Understudies as they step out of the wings and into the spotlight.  These unsung heroes and heroines are always on call to swoop in and save the show.  But now it’s their turn.  Featuring the talents of swings and understudies from The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Dreamgirls, The Last Five Years, Company and Shakespeare’s R&J.