RANT: Take It Or Leave It (12/8/13 & 12/15/13)
Eliza Leoni and Alex Rodriguez follow their sold out Let Saigons Be Bygones with a tribute to everyone’s favorite Pulitzer-winning story of pretentious young Artists with AIDS. Join them as they explore musicalized drug addiction, selling out to the man, and talking a lot about art while actually creating very little. With Sean Kana on piano. One night only: Sunday, December 8, 7pm. Martuni’s Piano Bar: 4 Valencia Street, San Francisco
Heather Orth: Age Inappropriate (1/26/14)
Age ain’t nothin’ but a number, baby! Join Heather Orth, following her acclaimed performance as Carrie‘s mother Margaret White, as she reflects on the pleasures and pitfalls of playing 50 since she was 12. Expect an evening of diva classics she has no business singing before her thirtieth birthday and a few songs she’s somehow never been young enough to perform. One night only: Sunday, January 26, 7pm Martuni’s Piano Bar: 4 Valencia Street, San Francisco.
Ray of Light’s Greatest Hits (8/11/13)
Our very firstfundraiser featuring cocktails, cupcakes, and the Countess Katya Smirnoff-Skyy!
We’re delighted to invite you to our first ever fundraising cabaret. Hosted by Katya Smirnoff-Skyy and featuring talented ROLT alumni singing some our our greatest hits. Catch video highlights here.
Sunday at the Bar With Steve (3/24/13)
As a prelude to Ray of Light’s Season Opening Production of Into the Woods, join a cast of Ray of Light favorites for a night of Stephen Sondheim’s best. We’ll celebrate the legendary composer with selections from the classics–and the underloved. Featuring Danny Cozart (Baby, Assassins), Mia Fryvecind (Secret Garden, Sweeney Todd), Helen Laroche (The Full Monty), and Kevin Singer (Assassins, Sweeney Todd) and accompanied by David Möschler.
Let Saigons Be Bygones (2/24/13)
Eliza Leoni (The Tantrum of the Opera, Do Re We: The Sound of Twosic) joins Alex Rodriguez (Tommy and Assassins; national tour of Miss Saigon) to parody the Cameron Mackintosh mega-hit. Enjoy a loving send-up of hookers with hearts of gold, guilty American soldiers, scheming pimps and secret children. Pretend it’s the last night of the world as they turn the heat on in Saigon! Catch video highlights here.
Emily Adams – Love Is Blind (10/28/2012)
The star of The Who’s Tommy and lead singer of The Cosmo Alleycats performs songs by Amy Winehouse and her muses, and her contemporaries. Catch video highlights here.
Kit Farrell – Eat Your Heart Out (9/30/2012)
The Ray of Light favorite (The Rocky Horror Show, I Love You, You’re Perfect Now Change, Baby) brings you a scrumptious musical feast – the safest way to binge. Catch video highlights here.
Dyan McBride – Liner Notes: Songs From A Rock n Roll Adolescence (8/26/2012)
The director of Ray of Light’s Baby and local comic tour de force takes you through her favorite five years in rock history, from Tom Waits to Motley Crue to Michael Jackson. Catch video highlights here.
The Sound of Twosic (4/22/2012, 4/23/2012)
They brought you home with Les Mehz and made you feel the music of the night with The Tantrum of the Opera. Then Alyssa Stone and Eliza Leoni became your favorite things with Do, Re, We: The Sound of Twosic! Catch video highlights here.
Jessica Coker (3/25/2012)
A member of the local cabaret trio B.O.O.B.S (Busty, Outrageous, Over-the-Top Broads Singin’), Jessica stepped out on her own for her first solo show. Catch video highlights here.
Ellyn Marie Marsh (2/26/2012)
Direct from Broadway’s Priscilla Queen of the Desert, Ellyn Marie Marsh brought her soaring high notes and scalding wit to Martuni’s piano bar for one night only. Catch video highlights here.