John Amodeo

With Upcoming Show, Trans Singer Nicole Talbot Finds Truest Self Onstage
With Upcoming Show, Trans Singer Nicole Talbot Finds Truest Self Onstage

"I am the truest version of myself when I am singing and on stage," declares 22-year-old transgender singer/actress Nicole Talbot. She tells her story in her new cabaret show.

by John Amodeo | Feb 20

She Loved 'Sweeney Todd.' How Singer Mardie Millit Befriended Stephen Sondheim (And Has a Show About It)
She Loved 'Sweeney Todd.' How Singer Mardie Millit Befriended Stephen Sondheim (And Has a Show About It)

When 16-year-old music student Mardie Millit saw "Sweeney Todd" on Broadway, she felt compelled to write Stephen Sondheim a letter. That began a lifelong friendship she unveils in her show "Sorry-Grateful," with collaborator Michael Garin.

by John Amodeo | Feb 17

Rene Pfister Brings Gays, Cowboys and Christmas Together for Holiday Show
Rene Pfister Brings Gays, Cowboys and Christmas Together for Holiday Show

Rene Pfister brings his "A Gay Country Christmas" to Josephine's Cabaret in the Club Café's Napoleon Room, Saturday, December 16. EDGE spoke to Pfister about his new nine-person show that mixes the holidays, cowboy culture & gay life into a musical whole.

by John Amodeo | Dec 8, 2023

Talking with Michael Feinstein Ahead of Two Boston Area Concerts This Week
Talking with Michael Feinstein Ahead of Two Boston Area Concerts This Week

The tireless Great American Songbook champion heads to the Boston area this week for two concerts. EDGE spoke to the musicologist & singer about the different concerts, one more impromptu & dedicated to Judy Garland.

by John Amodeo | Nov 27, 2023

Meg Flather Brings Her Parental Journey to the Cabaret Stage with 'Hold On Tight'
Meg Flather Brings Her Parental Journey to the Cabaret Stage with 'Hold On Tight'

Bistro and MAC Award winner Meg Flather takes her caregiving experiences with her parents as a subject of her latest show "Hold On Tight."

by John Amodeo | Nov 9, 2023

EDGE Interview: Broadway's Sally Mayes Returns to Cabaret with Boston Show
EDGE Interview: Broadway's Sally Mayes Returns to Cabaret with Boston Show

"I'm living my best life right now," proclaims Tony-Award nominee actor and recording artist Sally Mayes as she prepares for her upcoming cabaret show in Boston. EDGE spoke to Mayes about her show.

by John Amodeo | Nov 3, 2023

'Blue Room' Opens to Jazz Up RI Village Nightlife and It's Kismet for New Owner Jen Minuto
'Blue Room' Opens to Jazz Up RI Village Nightlife and It's Kismet for New Owner Jen Minuto

Opening a jazz club means late hours for Jen Minuto, but she doesn't mind. She is living her dream with the "Blue Room" in Pawtuxet Village, RI.

by John Amodeo | Oct 23, 2023

Sondheim Is on John Abernathy's Mind... And Part of his Life in Upcoming Cabaret Show
Sondheim Is on John Abernathy's Mind... And Part of his Life in Upcoming Cabaret Show

Stephen Sondheim came to actor/singer John Abernathy's life through Barbra Streisand. Now, some decades later, he offers a personal spin on how the late composer/lyricist became part of his life.

by John Amodeo | Oct 4, 2023

Is Gay Dating Over at 30? Singer Francis Garner Thinks So in New Show
Is Gay Dating Over at 30? Singer Francis Garner Thinks So in New Show

His new show singer Francis Garner tells wild stories mixed with surprising song choices about what it is like to date after 30. EDGE spoke to the classically-trained singer about his latest cabaret show.

by John Amodeo | Sep 17, 2023

EDGE Interview: For the Love of Peggy Lee – Ann Hampton Callaway Honors the Jazz Great with New Show
EDGE Interview: For the Love of Peggy Lee – Ann Hampton Callaway Honors the Jazz Great with New Show

Cabaret superstar Ann Hampton Callaway honors Peggy Lee, one of the 20th century's great jazz vocalists, in a tribute show. EDGE spoke to Callaway about her love of Lee.

by John Amodeo | Sep 16, 2023


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