“Menzie‚Äôs thoughtful arrangements and Michael’s supple tenor and expressive phrasing make the two seem like musical soul mates.” – The Chicago Reader
– Carnegie Hall
– Lincoln Center
– Town Hall
– The Park West
– Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park
One of the most compelling duos in cabaret today!
– Chicago Tribune
One of cabaret’s most in-demand duos,
Beckie Menzie & Tom Michael offer a unique blend of whimsy, nostalgia and unquestionable talent that translates into pure entertainment. Their imaginative musical twists on jazz favorites, standards, contemporary pop, Broadway show tunes and film gems, have won them audience and critical acclaim across the country and around the globe.
Hailed by Cabaret Scenes Magazine as one of the “Top Ten Cabaret Acts,” Menzie & Michael have appeared on some of the country’s most prestigious stages, including New York’s Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center. Their latest CD, Better Two-gether, has earned rave reviews by critics as “magic,” “sensational,” and “…the year’s best recording.”
Menzie delights audiences with her rich voice and expert piano stylings that sizzle on everything from swing to smoky torch songs. A three-time winner of After Dark Chicago’s “Outstanding Cabaret Artist” award, she has been hailed as “one of the city’s finest performers” (WGN radio).
With a voice that Billboard Magazine describes as, “…a revelation,” Michael’s warm, expressive style and charismatic tenor have earned him praise as “one of the most striking singers to emerge in the last few years” (BackStage Magazine).
Together, their playful, passionate performances produce what critics have called “sizzling,” “pure brilliance,” and “cabaret at its best!”
Whether you‚Äôre entertaining 20 or 200, Menzie & Michael will provide a truly memorable musical experience. Choose from any of the duo‚Äôs hit shows, or contact them about customizing a show for your specific event or venue.
Showcasing the best in music from the last 100 years, this show features some of Menzie & Michael’s most creative and requested material. The duo takes on the works of classic and contemporary songwriters, from Gershwin and Berlin to Lennon and McCartney.
Don’t expect to hear the songs as they were done in the original productions. From South Pacific and West Side Story to Wicked, Menzie & Michael sing Broadway…their way!
Two makes for very good company in this tribute to some of music’s greatest twosomes. Menzie & Michael perform their innovative interpretations of duets by such artists as The Everly Brothers, The Carpenters, Simon and Garfunkel and many more.
Fall in love all over again with the legendary love songs of the silver screen. Menzie & Michael put their unique twist on such memorable movie melodies as Moon River, Charade, and An American in Paris, in this warm and wonderful celebration of love and romance.
Celebrate the season with music and merriment that would get even Scrooge in the holiday spirit.T his popular seasonal show features a mixture of traditional favorites, such as Do You Hear What I Hear? to the lighter Hanukkah in Santa Monica/em>.
“Sizzling…immensely appealing…Menzie and Michael absolutely rocked Chicago’s Park West!!!” – After Dark
“Four stars…a joyous, intoxicating hour of music…downright thrilling!” – New York Cabaret Scenes Magazine
“Wonderfully playful…delightful and talented…among the best cabaret performers.”
‚Äî Chicago’s WGN Radio