Best Quotes About Cabaret

But what I like to sing mostly is blues and cabaret style. -Moira Kelly

Don't know about a cabaret act right now, would actually prefer a role in a broadway musical. -Julia Barr

We then took a shortened version of what we'd been doing in the pubs, with the best gags and things like that, out to cabaret clubs and things in the north of England for six weeks. And we became a big success. -Neil Innes

I don't think I was considered to be a cabaret singer because I didn't have patter that was written. -Rita Coolidge

Chicago is constantly auditioning for the world, determined that one day, on the streets of Barcelona, in Berlin's cabarets, in the coffee shops of Istanbul, people will know and love us in our multidimensional glory, dream of us the way they dream of San Francisco and New York. -Mary Schmich

It's so easy in these cabaret venues to get earnest. -Ana Gasteyer

I always loved fish for the colors and birds for the plumage. In the same way, I loved those women of the cabaret. They were birds of paradise. -Christian Louboutin

What a turnaround in sentiment 'Glee' exemplifies. It was only a few years ago that pursuing the dream of a Broadway career or cabaret stardom relegated some poor yearning dope to a lavender ghetto of losers, self-deluders, and social rejects. -James Wolcott

I am the last of the Mohicans, the creme de la creme of cabaret. -Eartha Kitt

If I didn't start singing in the cabarets and on my albums, I could have never even tried something like 'Capone.' -Danny Aiello

Growing up, I was very conservative in my wardrobe, so when I first joined the Pussycat Dolls, the biggest challenge was wearing those cabaret costumes. I didn't feel comfortable showing my body so much, showing my legs and butt, chest and midriff. -Nicole Scherzinger

Manchester was a fantastic place to go out in. There were 10 clubs with world-class cabaret and comedians. You'd go in and Tom Jones might be singing, or Shirley Bassey or Engelbert Humperdinck. -Francis Lee

I am inspired by show girls and Vegas. I was a cabaret performer, so that's where all that influence comes from. -Paloma Faith

A cabaret song has got to be written – for the middle voice, ideally – because you've got to hear the wit of the words. And a cabaret song gives the singer room to act, more even than an opera singer. -James Fenton

Usually I like playing other people. I like finding myself through other characters. But when you do cabaret, you are yourself. I think it's the most fun, and I tell you, if somebody had told me that, I would have done it fifteen years earlier than I did. -Faith Prince

I went to Juilliard in New York and used to do cabarets just for fun. Occasionally, I would get together with a jazz musician and play at a restaurant for cash. And I've done some background vocals for recording artists. -Nicole Beharie

I don't know how to explain how, probably to my detriment, unselfpromoting I am. I used to have a cabaret act and I didn't even like to tell me people about that. I really hate selling myself. -Zooey Deschanel

After university, I was working as a stylist in the Paris theatres when I had a flash of inspiration. I made necklaces from the bikinis designed for the cabaret performers of Folies Bergeres. I was so happy with them that it was only then that I sought out formal training in jewelry. -Paloma Picasso

For me, the most effective cabaret evenings have been some of the most personal ones, where the performer is comfortable enough to simply be themselves. -Malcolm Gets

My own cabaret is constantly evolving with what is occurring in my own life, so motherhood is a natural addition to it. -Susan Egan

Getting to do 'December Songs' in a cabaret-style format was so interesting because it's like a one-woman song cycle that actually tells a story. It feels like a theatrical experience more than a cabaret because I didn't talk in between. We went from one song to the next, nine songs in a row – bam – I told the story in half an hour. -Laura Osnes

If I could live in a cabaret, I would. If I could live in 'Moulin Rouge,' I would. -Rita Ora

I was once part of a Christmas cabaret. I sang 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus.' I tap-danced. I had a ten-gallon hat. It was quite absurd. -Peter Dinklage

I've been in a New York City-based cabaret for the past seven years called The Citizens Band. It's possibly one of the most brilliant things I've ever been involved with. -Karen Elson

I've always been a cabaret-vaudeville artist – an hourlong cabaret and a floor show in a hotel – somebody like that. That's my main forte. -Kenny Baker

My mom was a singer in Chicago and still is a cabaret singer, and she was very theatrical. And my dad's such a character at the dinner table. -Hayes MacArthur

The wonderful thing about cabaret is, you can do a lot of things you can't do in a concert. You can't do smoky ballads for 50 minutes in a concert. It's a different animal. -Rita Moreno

On the first album, we were trying to do a pop-punk album with a classical influence. We'd say 'pop-punk,' and people would say, 'No, you're like burlesque-cabaret-punk,' or, 'It's baroque-pop,' and we were like, 'That sounds way cooler.' -Brendon Urie

I have notebooks all over the place. I write little stories for my cabaret. -Anne Reid

I don't do so much acting work now, as there aren't the parts except for 'Tango'. So if I didn't have the cabaret work, I don't know what I would be doing. -Anne Reid

I now do my own cabaret act, singing and telling stories about my life. -Anne Reid

I think one of the traps of theater – what makes it so amazing is that it's not able to be mass-produced, but it also makes it hard to get work seen by people because if you're a creator, you do a cabaret or something, and maybe 100 people will see it and then it ends the night that you close it. -Andrew Keenan-Bolger

When you are preparing for a role, you have a script to comb through and the writer's help in telling you about the character, and then you can fill in the gaps. When you are doing a cabaret show, it's very personal. You have the opportunity to share parts of yourself with an audience and figure out how you want to connect. -Lindsay Mendez

I grew up listening to cabaret. At 7 and 8 years old, I was already singing like a club performer. -Annaleigh Ashford

I'm really excited to share cabaret, the art form, not just with the generations that are above me, but also my generation and the generation under me. I think it's an art form that's incredibly important, and I think that my generation is a little unfamiliar with it. -Annaleigh Ashford

I used to do cabaret as a kid and always wanted to pick it up again. -Debra Stephenson

I've always wanted to do a cabaret. -David Burtka

In the early days of the Libertines, we used to put on Arcadian cabaret nights. There'd be some girl climbing out of an egg; we'd try and get a couple of mates to tell a few jokes, performance poets, and then we'd play in the middle of it all. More people were on stage than in the crowd. -Pete Doherty

If you start adapting to audiences, you're really second-guessing the situation, and it becomes a bit more like cabaret. -Ian Gillan

I played piano for cabaret stars and stuff and then eventually moved from my hometown of Perth in Western Australia to Melbourne, and somewhere in there, I decided to book myself a room and do a cabaret show of my own material. -Tim Minchin

I spent thousands of thousands of hours playing the piano, and by thousands of hours, I mean playing in cover bands or wedding bands or disco bands or original bands or playing cabaret for Todd McKenney. -Tim Minchin

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