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Liz McCartney has appeared at Paper Mill in
Pirates!, Mary Poppins, and Ever After,
but perhaps most notably as Ursula in The Little Mermaid.
On Broadway, she performed in My Fair Lady, Sunday
in the Park with George starring Jake Gyllenhaal, South
Pacific, Annie, The Phantom of the Opera, Mamma Mia!,
Thoroughly Modern Millie, and Les Misérables.
Liz created the roles of Sue Tilly in the Boy George
musical Taboo and Rebecca in Dance of the
Vampires. She was part of the City Center Encores!
productions of Road Show, God Bless You, Mr. Rosewater,
and Carnival with another Paper Mill alum, Anne
Hathaway. Liz has received two best actress awards from the
New York Musical Theatre Festival and a Backstage Bistro
Award for her show Rosemary and Time: A Musical
Biography of Rosemary Clooney. She has appeared on TV
and film, at cabarets around New York, and can be heard on
several cast albums. She is also a writer, composer, and
Kelli Rabke brings her brand-new show to the
Brookside Cabaret, celebrating big—though small—ladies of
song in Tiny
Giants: Petite Powerhouses from Garland to Gaga.
In this salute to Edith Piaf, Bette Midler, Stevie Nicks,
and many more, Kelli and pianist John Fischer perform
unforgettable songs from nine decades of popular music.
Kelli got her “big break” as Dorothy in Paper Mill
Wizard of Oz and went on to play the Narrator
in the Broadway revival of Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor
Dreamcoat (US cast recording), and Éponine in Les Misérables on
Broadway, among others, and she returned to Paper Mill in
the landmark production of Stephen Schwartz’s Children of Eden.
Kelli is now a staple in the NYC cabaret world. Her first
solo cabaret debuted to a sold-out crowd at Feinstein’s/54
Below, and she has since been featured in shows ranging
from Sondheim to Streisand to Bernstein.
to view our full schedule of Brookside Cabaret performers
throughout the summer.
In addition to
top-notch entertainment, F.M. Kirby Carriage House Restaurant
patrons will enjoy Head Chef Jacques Marra’s upscale New American
cuisine. A two-course prix fixe menu is available in the brookside
promenade, with small plate options in the courtyard, plus
specialty cocktails, fine wines, and delectable desserts. Dinner
seating opens at 5:30PM. Performances start at 7:30PM.