Cabaret at its best – MY SHIP has won accolades from New York City audiences this past fall and for a “one night only” performance, singer extraordinaire Dawn Derow and her pianist, Bill Zeffiro, will perform the award winning show at Sotto Sopra Restaurant. Step back in time and listen to Dawn Derow’s renditions of 1941’s Hit Parade interspersed with a five course, fine dining Italian dinner from Sotto Sopra.
The reviews are in, MY SHIP ~ Songs from 1941 - “Dawn Derow’s show exceeds and changed my opinion of cabaret singers. This isn’t just a cabaret, but a fabulous one women show.” - Suzanne Bowling - Times Square Chronicles. “The title song of the show, “My Ship” (Kurt Weill, Ira Gershwin), which she sings far better than Gertrude Lawrence ever did… “ - Robert Windeler from The Bistros
Tapping into the top hits of 1941 with songs like "Chattanooga Choo Choo", " Boggie Woogie Bugle Boy" and "The White Cliffs of Dover," Dawn Derow's "My Ship" explores the emotional climate of America as it entered WWII and opens our minds and heart to the women of that era, whether they were a 'Rosie the Riveter', a housewife raising children alone, a USO entertainer, or a nightclub singer. Derow revisits the music that comforted and uplifted a nation until there was peace "At Last."
Check out this short video of Dawn Derow and snippets from MY SHIP https://youtu.be/w2Hs84N14So
Boston Lettuce Salad - Gorgonzola cheese/pomegranate seeds/Champagne vinaigrette/balsamic glaze
Asparagus Risotto - with scallop /orange brown butter
Duck Confit - With mashed potatoes/broccolini/demi-glaze
Vanilla & Orange Cheesecake - with raspberry sorbet
$62 per person - (includes 5 course dinner & live cabaret show)
Excludes beverages, tax and gratuity
Tickets/Reservations: 410 625 0534
Sotto Sopra Restaurant - 405 N. Charles Street -
Baltimore, MD 21201
DAWN DEROW: A graduate from Boston Conservatory with a degree in Music: Vocal Performance & Opera Emphasis. Since moving to New York, she has performed in various clubs such as Birdland, The Metropolitan Room The Cutting Room, Don’t Tell Mama, The Friar’s Club and Carnegie Hall, as part of “Cole Porter’s 125 De-lovely Celebration.” Dawn won a 2015 MAC award for her work in the duo show REVOLUTION. Her album MUSIC 4 TWO with guitarist, Sean Harkness won for her a 2014 MAC Nomination for album of the year and in 2016 Bistro Award for Outstanding Vocalist for LEGIT: a Classical Cabaret.
WILLLIAM ZEFFIRO:is the winner of seven Manhattan Association of Cabaret (MAC) Awards, two for Best Special Material Songs and five for Best Singing Instrumentalist, as well as the 2014 Midtown International Theatre Festival award for Outstanding Cabaret Performance. Appearances include the Café Carlyle, Town Hall, The Oak Room at the Algonquin Hotel and Lincoln Center. He played Richard Nixon at the York Theatre in the Musical Drama ‘Jack’ by Will Holt and Tom Sawyer for which he also composed additional music. His play “Frame 313” was produced at the Midtown International Theater Festival and his songs have been recorded and performed by Tony Award Winner, George S. Irving, along with Emily Bergl and Ann Morrison. Other projects include ‘Houdini Among The Spirits’ (with Chris Ceraso) and his just released CD “Better Than Nothing The Music Of Bill Zeffiro” a collection of his original songs.
He is regarded as an expert on the music of Kay Swift, and produced the legendary Merkin Hall concert in 1986.Other writing projects include scripts for USA Television Network’s UP ALL NIGHT, a musical ‘Mommie Deadest,” and an upcoming opera ‘Truman and Nancy’ based on the Ande Parks, Chris Samnee graphic novel ‘Capote In Kansas’. He appears regularly at La Rivista on Restaurant Row in Manhattan. billzeffiro.com