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From industry leaders like Michael Feinstein, bookers for major venues and cruise lines, international theatre critics to dozens of hard working artistes. See why people love Cabaret Secrets.

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Over 50 five-star reviews from genuine Amazon readers

Reader Austin John James

This book is an absolute dream and packed full of superb, articulate, entertaining and powerful advice... As a classically trained singer, who now performs cabaret, this was everything I needed and more to know how to develop and polish my skills

Reader Caribbean Kate

I devoured this book.As a cabaret artist building a new headline act I found it well written honest and full of advice tips and insights.The book answered lots of questions, and gave me confidence in so many ways. Good advice is hard to find. I can wholeheartedly recommend this book.

Reader Yuval Shvartsman

Great Book !!! full of useful tips for every singer and actor who wishes to perform a Cabaret show,
I am going to perform my first cabaret show in a few weeks and this book is just a gold mine. I recommend watching Gary's material on YouTube as well...

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Media movers and shakers love Cabaret Secrets

Gary Williams has been in the business as a vocalist since the 1990s, starting off on his home ground in Humberside prior to his first big break that led to a 12-month UK tour of The Legend of Sinatra compèred by veteran DJ David Jacobs. West End stints in the Rat Pack and numerous concert

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Encore Magazine

It is more than 10 years now since members of this group assembled for a ‘Songbirds Convergence’ , but reading Gary Williams’ book made me think that the experience must have been very similar to attending one of those events, although differently organised. Imagine a gathering of people interested, and involved in, cabaret – singers,

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Gordon Sapsed for Songbirds

Cabaret Secrets is a well written handbook to any performer that is contemplating the follow spot, a high stool and maybe that modest band (though more likely a pianist) in accompaniment, as they climb down from the safely scripted magic of a show and engage with an audience in this most challenging but intimate of

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Jonathan Baz

Having gone through the total humiliation in my younger days of trying to make it as a cabaret artist, I empathise entirely with anyone who has taken the decision to put themselves through the mill of working men’s clubs, pubs, etc. However, if you want to make a success of your chosen profession you have

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Musical Theatre Review

Last week Radio 2’s Desmond Carrington played Luck Be A Lady from Gary Williams Meets Frank Sinatra and said, “Gary Williams with “Luck be a Lady” from the nineteen-fifties and the clever American musical “Guys and Dolls”. Actually I bumped into Gary recently and besides having yet another CD album out he has written a

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Desmond Carrington for BBC Radio 2

The art of cabaret is too often the Cinderella of the arts world: cabaret clubs arrive in a glitter ball of promise, only to vanish on the stroke of midnight. But now, Gary Williams, and established singer and recording artist, has marshalled his own personal experience – and spoken to many other practitioners – to

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Mark Shenton for Playbill


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