Stephanie Blythe To Debut New Cabaret Show ‘The Tender Trap’

World-renowned opera singer and recitalist Stephanie Blythe will premiere her new cabaret act, “The Tender Trap,” as a special benefit for The Mabel Mercer Foundation on June 14, 2018 at Feinstein’s / 54 Below.

The acclaimed Mezzo will celebrate “love, obsession, and the stuff in between,” in a repertoire selected from the Great Popular Songbook of the 1910s, 1920s, and 1930s, considered a golden age for the melodies and lyrics of Tin Pan Alley, Broadway, and, eventually, Hollywood.

Craig Terry will serve as music director of the show. It will be a one-night event available only through The Mabel Mercer Foundation with a post-concert meeting with Blythe.

In a press statement, Blythe noted, “I grew up in a jazz household, not a classical household. There’s such a wide range of emotions and topics in the 1910-1950s catalog; all of those songs operate on so many levels – and they reflect so many personal moments. As a result, this material has so often taken on a life of its own.”

Blythe is currently at the Met rehearsing the premiere of “Cendrillon,” which is set to open on April 12.

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Francisco Salazar
FRANCISCO SALAZAR, (Publisher) worked as a reporter for Latin Post where he has had the privilege of interviewing numerous opera stars including Anita Rachvelshvili and Ailyn Perez. He also worked as an entertainment reporter where he covered the New York and Tribeca Film Festivals and interviewed many celebrities such as Antonio Banderas, Edgar Ramirez and Benedict Cumberbatch. He currently freelances for Remezcla. He holds a Masters in Media Management from the New School and a Bachelor's in Film Production and Italian studies from Hofstra University.

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