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Marie's In The Press

Everything You Need to Know In Just a Few Words

 

What People Are Sayin

“I couldn’t imagine a better compliment” - Marc Shaiman on having his songs performed at Marie’s Crisis _New York Times - Richard Morgan Feb. 4, 2013


“The piano veritably sucks people in” -  Frank Bruni, New York Times Sept. 30, 2010


“Mari’s Crisis… patrons bound principally by their outsize love of the musical theater and their ardent belief that life is indeed a cabaret” - Frank Bruni, New York Times Sept 30, 2010


“Sometimes it’s been a rough week and the only cure is singing Sondheim while surrounded by fabulous men, Broadway wanna be’s and the occasional semi-pro” - Drew Grant, Observer March 12, 2013


"Singing on key and knowing the lyrics are not requirements” - Steven Valentino, WNYC news March 28, 2014


“…you can come in and go: I am Barbra Streisand… No one is judging you here” - Maggie Wirth, Marie’s Manager, WNYC news March 28, 2014


“There’s still no topping Marie’s Crisis, “where show tunes come to die - but you have a helluva time while they’re doing it” - Michael Musto, Village Voice - Best Piano Bar 2011


“…it’s a great moment to let loose and let it shine” - Michael Musto, Village Voice - Best Piano Bar 2011



“Marie’s was its old raucous, festive, illogical, spontaneous, showtune-loving self, filled with a magical group that encompassed all shapes, sizes and sexualities, the common bond being a pure love of musical theater.” - Michael Musto, Village Voice April 1, 2013


“…More and more people kept streaming in — beauties, misfits, weirdos, camp queens — for the boozing, schmoozing, and giddy, communal play-acting” - Michael Musto, Village Voice - April 1, 2013


“Microphone hogs beware - Marie’s is unplugged and all-inclusive” - Michael Koziol, Sydney Morning Herald - March 18, 2015


“…by the end of the night the whole bar is singing along” Sydney Morning Herald - Michael Koziol, Sydney Morning Herald - March 18, 2015



For more than four decades, visitors have been showing up to let out their inner diva and drown their sorrows in feel-good, musical merriment (plus a good few drinks). - CultureWhisper.com - Sept. 24, 2018



Whether it’s Gershwin, Loesser, Menken or Brown, gather around the bar and belt out your favorite Broadway standard.” - Playbill - Robert Viagas - Oct. 20, 2015

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