The Rat’s 6th Year Off to a Great Start!

Hurrah! Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret‘s 6th year is off to a great start! This past Saturday (Oct 13) was the Psycho Celebrity Halloween edition, and it was killer. Thanks go firstly to our knockout performers: Annie Ester and Vinnie Ester starting us off with a little “Natural Woman” — those soaring vocals and keys. Leila Ben-Abdallah, whipping through a whirlwind of hilarious characters. Tabby […]

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NYC’s Dance Music Comedy Art Show Presents: Psycho Celebrity Halloween!

Since 2013, Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret presents an inspired, curated monthly celebration of amazing dance, gorgeous music, smart comedy, clever storytelling, hot burlesque, art and theatrical vaudeville spectacle. A great show in a legendary East Village venue: A campy, classic NYC nightlife experience like no other! (Great reviews and Ticket info at bottom)   Saturday Oct 13, 10:30pm Show Features – CAROL CHANNING, PSYCHOPATH: “Carol […]

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Friday: Guilty Pleasures at 54 Below!

Dazzled by the dance numbers performed by members of the Guilty Pleasures Cabaret ensemble at the Rat every month? Then go see GPC’s full-length show at Feinstein’s/ 54 Below on Friday, Sept. 21! They’re performing their big production numbers inspired by “Moulin Rouge” and “Gatsby,” smaller sizzling hits like the sexy, funny Cat Burglar quartet (keep your eyes peeled for […]

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The Line Stretched Down the Block! (5th Anniversary Show)

The line stretched down the block! For the 5th Anniversary Show of the Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret on Sept. 8th!  A Sold-Out house. And what a show it was. What performances! Thanks to Julie A Feltman and pianist Angelo, rippin’ off the roof and breaking us up with her take on Madeline Kahn, Broadway and wild improvised show tunes — hilarious patter and great pipes! […]

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5th Anniversary Show Performer Hightlight: Ike

Meet the Rat’s Sept. 8 Headliner: Ikechukwu Ufomadu, aka IKE. Sly, witty, with just a trace of the absurd, Ike’s signature act is a tongue-in-cheek collision of 1960s Johnny Carson and the best of pop-culture kitsch. His short-form series Words with Ike has aired on VICE and IFC networks. The New York Times named Ike in its exclusive “What’s New in NYC Theatre” column. Featured in Playboy […]

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5th Anniversary Show Performer Highlight: Jackson Sturkey

Cafe singer and bon vivant Jackson Sturkey and His Orchestra brings to mind witty, bittersweet characters of shadowy saloons and old theaters, absinthe in glamorous Paris basements and the sass of Prohibition nightclub legend Texas Guinan (“hello, suckers!”). The Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret is thrilled to have Jackson back for our 5th Anniversary Show on Sat., Sept 8, 10:30pm! WATCH his Live, Original song here: “Sober” Host […]

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5th Anniversary Show Performer Highlight: Subhah Agarwal

5th Anniversary Show Performer Highlight: Subhah Agarwal Writer for The Jim Jefferies Show and Comedy Knockout, actress and comedian, Subhah has headlined on Comedy Central, TruTV, MTV, and top New York City comedy clubs all over New York City. With a sharp, clever voice and an outlook not bitter so much as “been-around,” if you’ve ever played the field, you’ll find yourself nodding […]

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Sept 8: NYC’s Dance Music Comedy Art Show Turns FIVE!

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret! Since 2013, Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret presents an inspired, curated monthly celebration of amazing dance, gorgeous music, smart comedy, clever storytelling, hot burlesque, art and theatrical vaudeville spectacle. A great show in a legendary East Village venue: A campy, classic NYC nightlife experience like no other! The 5TH ANNIVERSARY SHOW! Featuring the Talents of: HEADLINER: THE […]

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Sold-Out Show! …and It Was Great.

We had to turn people away — it was a SOLD-OUT SHOW, and it was a GREAT one! Talking about Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret last Saturday night, Aug. 11. All-too-brief thanks to everyone involved: Our brilliant performers: Mike Milazzo, rocking with that encore; Calvin S. Cato, hilarious and delightful as always; members of Guilty Pleasures Cabaret (this particular show featured Andrea Elizabeth Palesh, Melissa Buriak and the elusive Camille), Lady Van Tramp, Bill Chambers (as […]

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Aug. 11 Performer Highlight: Mike Milazzo

The Ten-Foot Rat Cabaret is thrilled to welcome back the great Mike Milazzo on Saturday, August 11 -10:30pm. Guitarist extraordinaire, singer, songwriter, Mike’s storied career included opening for Richie Havens, Levon Helm and Donovan. Roots Americana, blues, rock — his rich, earthy voice and leonine presence, mastery of the live show and wry humor make him a one-of-a-kind. Listen to Mike Milazzo Click to […]

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