1) Cabaret with a star
Celebrating the release of her brand new CD, Live at 54 Below , Tony Award winner Laura Benanti, bares all in an evening filled with amusing stories, mesmerizing melodies and a dab of self-deprecating humor at The Cabaret, 140 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, at 8 p.m. Saturday. This kooky and sexy Broadway and TV star will feature an eclectic range of music from the Great American Songbook to popular songs of today.
Tickets range from $35 to $65.
2) All-Stars of comedy
Check out the Indy All-Stars Comedy Show at Lafayette Theater in downtown Lafayette tonight. Doors for the show open at 7:30 p.m., and the show starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door.
The show features three comedians including Kokomo native Marques Bunn, Cam O'Connor and Dwight Simmons.
O’Connor has opened for Kyle Kinane, Stewart Huff and Doug Stanhope, and was the touring opener for Ryan Singer and Jarrod Harris on their “Organic Comedy Tour.” The twelve-state “Organic” tour, which celebrated underground comedy scenes across the country, was filmed for a documentary that is scheduled to be released in 2014. Cam was recently a finalist in both the 2012 Funniest Person in Cincinnati competition and the Bob & Tom All-Star Contest.
Bunn delivers dead-on impressions and unique perspectives and has a sharp delivery that “WOWS” audiences all across the country leaving them wondering, “how does he do that?” Bunn's act has been described as clean, clever and original. He has performed at numerous comedy clubs and venues throughout the United States.
Simmons has performed in the Limestone Comedy Festival, Cape May Festival and was the winner of the Indiana Comedy Festival in 2013. He’s worked with some of the biggest names in comedy including, Kyle Kinane, W. Kamau Bell, Pete Holmes, Doug Benson and Hannibal Buress.