December 09, 2006

On December 8 Steven had the good pleasure to be playing piano for Heather Lindell (Jan Spears of Days Of Our Lives) at the Grand Hyatt for a private Christmas party.


December 04, 2006 

On November 26, John Egan (MAX, of the Producers) sang Steven’s arrangement of “Unrequited Lovers March,” at Helen’s. It was part of a benefit with the cast of the Producers.


November 23, 2006


Steven’s show “Christmas Inn,” last presented in 1990 is now at the Westchester Broadway Theatre through Dec. 23. Music Direction by Stephen Purdy (associate conductor of Rigby tour of “Peter Pan.”). Steven wrote the opening number “Christmas Inn,” with lyrics by Kathy Keating Wheeler.


November 21, 2006

Steven’s new song, “Christmas With The Inlaws,” (music by Steven Silverstein & lyrics by Drew Fornarola) will debut at Don’t Tell Mama’s as part of the cabaret entitled: The Greatest Holiday Musical … EVER. The shows are at Don’t Tell Mama. Dec. 14 at 8:30 and 11 PM. Dec. 15 at 8:30 and 11 pm. Dec. 16 at 5:30 pm. and Dec. 18 at 9:30 pm. The directors are Michael Ruby and Daniel T. Lavender (collaborators on the upcoming Off Broadway musical “Ethan Frome.”) The music director is Joshua Clayton and the performer is Leah Horowitz. For more info, please check out. Hope you can make it!


November 13, 2006

Steven has contributed an arrangement of Walking in the Air (from the famous British animated show, “The Snowman) with Happiness (from the movie “Scrooge”, starring Albert Finney) to John Treacy Egan’s one man show, “Rudolph Unplugged: 40+ years later.” The show is being presented by Ars Nova Nov 19-20 2006 at 8 pm.


November 09, 2006

Steven most recently participated in a radio podcast on the website MusicalTalk, co-created by Steven’s colleague and friend, Nick Hutson. Steven answered questions about auditioning from some of the listeners and talked about his ongoing seminar: THE FEARLESS AUDITION. Information about THE FEARLESS AUDITION can be found on the home page of Steven’s website. To listen to the podcast (which will be broadcast starting November 12, on the 9th show), please copy and paste this link into your browser:


November 02, 2006

Most recently, Steven played piano for the first rehearsal/readthrough of Irish Repertory Theater’s new production — “Meet Me in St. Louis,” directed by Charlotte Moore. Featured in the cast included John Hickok and George S. Irving


October 27, 2006

On October 29, Steven will again serve as music director/arranger for John Egan at St. John and Paul’s. Scheduled to appear with Mr. Egan, will be Christine Pedi, among others.


Steven had the good fortune to work with the advertising talents of “Grey Advertising,” to help rehearse parody lyrics written to “All I Care About is Love,” from the Broadway musical “Chicago.” It will be performed at a retirement party for “Lou.” Good luck Lou!


October 17, 2006 

Extra! Extra! Steven now has a myspace account. Be sure to check him out!!!


October 08, 2006

“REDEFINED” is back! After a successful debut in April, Gretchen Reinhagen & I are heading back to Don’t Tell Mama for two more performances of our show REDEFINED Sunday October 22 at 5:30 PM and Monday October 23rd at 7 PM. $5 cover for MAC members. We hope to see you there!!!

Sunday, Oct. 22nd @ 5:30 PM
Monday, Oct. 23rd @ 7:00 PM

Don�t Tell Mama
343 West 46th Street, NYC

Reservations: 212-757-0788
$10 Cover/2 Drink Minimum *cash only ($5 cover MAC/Cabaret Hotline Online)

“…an unusually animated performer,
ready willing and able to torch a number, parody it or belt it.” — Peter Leavy, Cabaret Scenes


On October 15, Steven will again serve as music director/arranger for John Treacy Egan’s concert at Westchester Country Club. Joining him will be Patty Goble and Ron Poole. John is currently playing Max Bialystock in The Producers. The combo will include Steven Silverstein on piano, Kerry Meads on drums and Paul Ivory on Bass.


October 02, 2006 

Steven is continuing to work as copyist on the Off Broadway show, THE ARK, which is having it’s first regional production this fall.


August 28, 2006

Back by popular demand, Steven will serve as music director for Kate Tellers cabaret act, RAG HAG, on Saturday September 2, at 8 PM. Sadie’s Lounge at Mo Pitkins 34 Avenue A btw 2/3 FREE! For more information , check it out at


August 26, 2006

Steven will once again serve as music director for Nancy Barrett’s solo cabaret act (Who’s That Woman) at the 40th annual Dark Shadows Festival. CD’s of Who’s That Woman (Recorded live at the Westbank cafe on 7/11/06), featuring most of the numbers in the solo cabaret act are featured, including Steven’s original composition Once Again. Check it out!


August 12, 2006

On August 13, Steven will serve as music director for Christian Fletcher’s all Irving Berlin revue sung by his students. Performance is at the Triad on W. 72nd Street.


July 15, 2006

Steven has been offered music director of “Have A Nice Life,” which is going to be presented as part of the New York Music Theater Festival 2006.


July 11, 2006

On July 11 2006, in New York City, from 2-4, join Nancy Barrett (Carolyn, from Dark Shadows fame) as she records a live dress rehearsal of her concert: “Who’s That Woman,” (Nancy Barrett), A DVD of the concert will be on sale at the 40th Dark Shadows Convention in August 2006. Steven serves as conceiver and music director. Nancy will sing highlights from Dark Shadows and one song by Steven entitled Once Again. Admission: FREE. For more information, please contact Steven at [email protected]


June 04, 2006 

On Tuesday June 27, 2006 at 9:30 PM and Wednesday June 28, 2006 at 7 PM Steven will music direct Annie Edgerton’s (recently returning from the Tour of ‘Mamma Mia’ and performing songs from ‘Mamma Mia’ on June 12 at Town Hall, in NYC) debut Cabaret Act entitled: “Annie Edgerton is On The Edge — The Rantings & Ravings & Pinings & Cravings of An Unhinged Woman at the Duplex (61 Christopher St. (7 AV) NYC)– $12/cover and 2 drink minimum. Songs range from: contemporary, pop, country, musical theater, original and a surprise medley created from Annie’s obsession with the NEW YORK METS!!!! If you can make it, please stop by and say hi! For info & reservations: 212-255-5438.


May 27, 2006

Steven is the rehearsal pianist for Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of HELLO DOLLY, starring Tovah Feldshush, Walter Charles and Kate Baldwin. It is being directed by Mark S. Hoebee, with music direction by Tom Helm, and choreography by Mia Michaels (of “So You Think You Can Dance”). The show runs from June 9 – July 23 in Millburn New Jersey.


May 26, 2006 

Click here for a live recording (from Ripley-Grier Studios on 5/19/06) of “What’s Your Problem”, co-written with Drew Fornarola. This recording was part of the New York Theatrical Community Chorus Spring 2006 Concert (David Wolfson, Music Director). Click here for the lyrics.


May 19, 2006

Steven’s song, “A Strong Wind,” written with Lyricist Ruth Williamson and performed by Gretchen Reinhagen, will be performed as part of “Discovered Treasures 3”, produced by John F. Znidarsic. Details: Tuesday May 23, 6 PM, Free, Donnell LIbrary Theater 20 W 53rd Street, For further info: 212-265-3495 x336


April 22, 2006


On May 19 at 6 PM at Ripley Grier Studios, Room 16T, 520 8th Avenue , the New York Theatrical Community Chorus will present a world premiere of Steven’s piece, “What’s Your Problem,” written with lyricist Drew Fornarola. Other composers in the concert include Lynn Kurtz, Linda Dowdell, Dan Lipton and Joe Gianono. Check out the flyer for more details.


On April 30 Steven will serve as music director for a reading of the musical, “Sessions”, written by Albert M. Tapper with direction by Steven Petrillo. Included in the cast: Ann Crumb (Aspects of Love), TJ Mannix, and Michael Shelle.


April 09, 2006


Steven will serve as music director for Gretchen Reinhagen�s second cabaret act entitled REDEFINED. The show dates are April 9 at 3:30 PM and April 10 at 8:30 PM. For reservations, please contact Don�t Tell Mama at 757-0788. The show will include two of Steven�s original songs, Strong Wind, written with actress Ruth Williamson (�Nip and Tuck�) and Let Go (from his musical THE HUMAN HEART), written with lyricist Michael Colby. To see the postcard please click here.


March 11, 2006

For the 16th year, Steven served as assistant music director for the annual Inner Circle show at the New York Hilton on March 11th. This year Mayor Bloomberg joined the cast of SPAMALOT to poke jabs at the member of the Inner Circle. Edith Asbury, 95, oldest member of the Inner Circle, was featured in an article in the New York Times Metro Section on March 11th.


February 18, 2006

Please vote on Tuesday February 21st for Becky O’Donohue,Steven Silverstein’s student on American Idol, Fox 5, 8PM


February 08, 2006

Hooray For Hollywood! Becky is on her way to HOLLYWOOD. Catch her on Fox 5 on 2/15/06 when they unveil the top 24 American Idolist finalists to America!


February 07, 2006

American Idol Alert!. Be sure to watch Steven’s student on American Idol on February 7, 2006 on Fox Five from 8-9 PM.
Her name is: Becky O’Donohue. Steven and John Treacy Egan (currently playing Max Bialystock in the PRODUCERS on Broadway) have coached Becky — be sure to check her out!