Cindy Firing and Josephine Sanges will current Carry On! at Don’t Tell Mama Saturday, Oct 15 @ 8pm and Sun,Oct 16 @ 7pm.
Two singers from totally different cities hatch a cross-promotion plan and find yourself changing into pals while navigating distance, disease and duets! Together they explore the myriad methods one carries on – whether traveling gentle, feeling wary, or making merry. Accomplished storyteller, Cindy Firing, brings her “spectacular vocals, megawatt vitality and heart” while award-winning Josephine Sanges delivers “grace, class and plush vocal stylings” along with her “strikingly wealthy and radiant voice.”
Josephine Sanges, has been a featured artist at the New York City Mabel Mercer Cabaret Convention for the final several years. Her newest solo album, entitled Finding Beauty-a tribute to Ann Hampton Callaway, obtained the 2018 LaMott/Friedman Award for Best Recording. Most lately she was acknowledged as Best Female Vocalist, profitable the 2019 MAC Award for her work in her acclaimed Harold Arlen tribute show: Come Rain or Come Shine. Her present critically acclaimed show, The Funny Girl in Me: Josephine Sanges sings Fanny Brice, continues its 2022 run on July 27 and September 14 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.
Cindy Firing is a cabaret singer and producer with an eclectic background that features belting out the Carpenters in the again seat of a mint green Bonneville, jazzing it up with the City Rhythm Orchestra and treading the boards in musicals and operas. As producer she based Inwood Opera (NYC) and Hush Opera (Chicago), and now has two solo cabaret shows underneath her belt. Critics raved about her newest show You & I: Cindy Firing pays tribute to Barbara Cook continues its 2022 run in NYC on September 11 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.
Music Director John M. Cook is an acclaimed arranger, pianist and musical director. Having worked with several celebrated cabaret artists, (including, Margo Brown, Ira Lee Collings, Lisa Dellarossa, Cindy Firing, Renee Katz, Josephine Sanges, and Deborah Stone) he most recently directed “The Funny Girl in Me” Josephine Sanges sings Fanny Brice and “You and I,” Cindy Firing pays tribute to Barbara Cook as well as their present duo project, Carry On!
Director Marshall Mays is the founder and Artistic Director of the NYC’s Kaleidoscope Theatre Company, where he has produced 13 and directed 10 full productions, in addition to quite a few readings. He has directed about twenty plays at other theatre corporations in New York, smaller regional theaters, two universities, and the Philadelphia Fringe Festival. After mostly working on classic comedies and the event of new plays, in 2021 he began directing his first cabaret reveals, You & I: Cindy Firing Pays Tribute to Barbara Cook and Carry On!