December 11, 2005 

Steven’s Song “Susie’s Christmas Gift” (The Christmas Smiley), with lyrics by Michael Colby, will be performed as part of the Christmas Songbook. It will be sung by Kerri Brackin. It was originally recorded by Anna Leigh Ashford, curently on the tour of “Wicked”. The donnell library is on 53rd street between 5th and 6th avenue and the concert begins at 2:30 PM


December 8, 2005 

Steven is music director of new musical reading entitled “Rancho Cucamonga” written by Rob Gerlach, Clint Edwards and Matthew Riopelle. Cast includes: Alison Fraser, Gene Biscontini, Jenny Eisenhower, Lisa Adams, Jaygee Macapugay, Sebastian La Cause and Adam Heller. Director: Sheryl Kaller


November 28, 2005 

Steven Silverstein will serve as Music Director for “Rag Hag: Songs from My Closet” starring Kate Tellers on November 28 and 29th at Danny’s. Please come check it out! See the postcard for full details.


November 23, 2005

Steven has composed music for It Happened One Christmas Eve, running at Westchester Broadway Theatre from Nov 23-Dec. 23. For more information, click here. Also, be sure to check out an excerpt from the original production, a song called “On Christmas Eve“, which Steven composed in collaboration with lyricist Barbara Campbell.


November 19, 2005

Amy Holloran left a lovely guestbook entry for Steven this month. Most recently she and Steven recorded a demo for her audition for Tracy – the lead in the Hairspray movie. Amy is going to be on the new NBC sitcom “Thick and Thin” in March. Here is a clip of “Welcome to the 60’s,” from Hairspray.


October 30, 2005

Steven is music director/arranger of fundraiser for The Parish of Saints John and Paul Church in Larchmont on Sunday Oct 30, 2005. The performance is at 7:30 and is sold out. Performers include John Treacy Egan (THE PRODUCERS), Rebecca Spencer (JECKYL & HYDE), Christine Pedi (FORBIDDEN BROADWAY).


October 24, 2005

Steven will be returning as music director by popular demand to Danny’s Skylight Cabaret Room with William Ryall’s acclaimed cabaret act FLYING CARS AND FALLING CHANDELIERS! on October 24 & 31 at 9:15 pm. $15.00 Cover ($10 MAC/AEA), $12.00 food/drink min. Danny’s is located at 346 West 46 Street and reservations can be made at 212-265-8133. Bill’s last performance there on August 15th was a sell out!


September 23, 2005

Steven has just started work as rehearsal pianist and copyist for a new Off Broadway show opening called The Ark. Performances begin October 14, 2005 at 37 Arts Theatre 450 W 37th St (between 9h and 10th avenues). For more information, please check out He continues to play rehearsals for Broadway show All Shook Up, currently playing at the Palace Theater.


August 8, 2005 

“…you’d be wise to catch what may well be the best 47 Minutes of Cabaret you’ll see this summer.”
“Musical director Steven Silverstein notably contributes to the proceedings…”, Barbara and Scott Siegel
Starring William Ryall
August 8 at 9:15 and August 15 at 7
Musical Direction by Steven Silverstein
Directed by Tim Herman
Reservations 212-265-8133
“…emotionally and artistically perfect moments. This is a man bursting with talent who has burnished that talent till it fairly glows.”
Top Ten Male Vocalists in New York (2002)
Best Cabaret Debut (2002) –
Currently appearing on Broadway in CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
For more information on Flying Cars and Falling Chandeliers, please check out the article on Playbill On-Line.

August 6, 2005 

Steven’s music will be featured in Audrey Lavine’s A Michael Colby Songbook cabaret performance at the Duplex. For full details, please visit Playbill On-Line. Audrey plans to sing four of Steven’s songs (with Lyrics by Michael Colby): The Dance, Let Go, The Last Beguine and Who Needs Romance.


August 5, 2005 

Steven Silverstein and William Ryall were guests on the national radio broadcast of The Joey Reynolds Show on WOR 710 AM. To hear excerpts from the radio show, as well as the number “I’m Going On” (music by Steven Silverstein, lyrics by Lorraine Kollar & William Ryall) , which aired on August 5, 2005, at 3:15 am, please click here.


July 31, 2005 

Steven was music director for Nancy Barrett’s � of “Dark Shadows” fame � cabaret at the Dark Shadows Convention at The Renaissance Hotel in Hollywood, CA. To see (and hear) a video clip of Nancy singing “Just Go To The Movies,” from A Day in Hollywood, A Night in the Ukraine, with words and music by Jerry Herman (additional lyrics by Nancy Barrett), click here.


June 29, 2005

… the syncopating stylings of Steven Silverstein

On Wednesday June 29, 8-11 Steven will be playing piano at Cafe Mozart on 154 West 70th Street. Phone Number is 212-595-9797. For more information:


June 17, 2005 

Steven just finished music directing a workshop production of KIKI BABY written by Lonny Price (book), Grant Sturiale (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (lyrics). It was directed by Lonny Price (Merrily We Roll Along, A Class Act). Included in the cast were � Kerry O�Malley (Finian’s Rainbow, Into the Woods), Danny Gurwin (Little Women), and Jenn Colella (Urban Cowboy).


May 22, 2005


“THE FEARLESS AUDITION® – A NEW YORK STATE OF MIND”Is your community interested in gaining knowledge in how to prepare music for an audition; how to talk to an accompanist; how to sing a song from a music and dramatic perspective — and all taught from an experienced performing artist from New York City who has 15 years of experience in the field — On May 7 & 8th, Steven taught a workshop in Yelm, WA (an hour and a half outside of Seattle) entitled The Fearless Audition® – A New York State of Mind. For more information and pictures and quotes of what the participants thought, click here.


May 8, 2005

On May 8, 2005 at 7 PM, Hot Mamas! The Mother of All Cabarets! returns. This time the ladies (a new cast of 3 pregnant women: Alisa Klein, Sandy Rustin, and Jessica Walling will be performing at Ars Nova, 511 West 54th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues. Steven’s compositions include: (“to the Mothers”, Lyrics by Lorraine Kollar; “What’s your Name, Lyrics by Ron Kaehler and “A Weighty Issue or Jodi’s Lament”, Lyrics by Jodi Darling. The show was performed on April 3 and 5, 2004 at Dillons. To purchase tickets: Hot Mamas! Tickets


May 7, 2005 

On May 7th at 2-7 and May 8th from 12-5, Steven will be holding a workshop with artistic director Nancy Hillman at the Drew Harvey Theater in Yelm, Washington. The workshop is entitled: “A New York State of Mind.” Steven will be covering all aspects of auditioning, and music preparation and presentation to land a job as an actor. If you are in the area, please stop by. Admission is $50/person. For more information, contact Dawn Young at [email protected]


May 2, 2005 

Steven’s song “I’m Going on Tonight,” (written with Lorraine Kollar) was sung by William Ryall in At This Performance, An Evening of Broadway Understudies at 8:00PM at the 45Th Street Theatre, 354 West 45 Street (bet. 8th & 9th Avenues). To hear the live recording of the song, click here.


February 19, 2005

On April 2nd, Steven will serve as assistant music director for the Annual Inner Circle Show. The show was created by reporters who wanted to “roast” the incumbent mayor. Those included in the show have been Gabe Pressman, David Diaz, Tony Guida and Jim Ryan (anchor of Good Day New York). The news media sing parody songs from broadway shows and the “pop” world. This is Steven’s 15th year. For more information, check out


February 6, 2005

Steven served as music director for John Treacy Egan’s Solo one man show at the Crest Theater in Del Ray Beach, Florida on March 7 and March 8. Steven wrote vocal arrangements and his song, “Path You Choose,” with lyrics by Ruth Williamson, was performed. If you are Del Ray Beach area, please check it out. For more information, please check out the website. To hear the live recording of the song, click here.