Sedaka Is Back! And Tickets Are On Sale

August 18th and 19th Jim will debut a new twist on his acclaimed Sedaka Show as part of Creative Cauldron’s 2017 Summer Cabaret Series in Falls Church VA

Sedaka Is Back! Celebrates the music of Pop Music Legend Neil Sedaka, featuring all the classic Sedaka hits and some lost gems!

Joining Jim will be Music Director Reenie Codelka along with some very special musical guests!

Tickets are now on sale and available at

Creative Cauldron is located at 410 S Maple Ave, Falls Church, VA 22046


Come celebrate the opening night of NextStop Theatre’s Summer Cabaret series and the 10-year anniversary of Jim’s critically acclaimed, award winning debut album Open Road, plus a little Neil Sedaka and the premier of a few new tunes including Jim’s new single! It’s also a very special birthday bash (hint…he’s VERY old and is the star of the show!)

SO….come join jim and his tour de force clan of musicians Dan Weiner (drums) Bryan Case (bass and guitar) Stephen Coakley (piano) Keri Staley and Renae Szymczak on vocals and start your summer off with some great music!

Be sure to check Jim’s website. We’ll be posting pictures and videos from the concert.

Come celebrate a couple milestones with Jim and be part of a very special evening! We are going to have a blast!

Jim’s Photo Credit: Sara Metcalf (thanks for making me look so good!)


Jim to open NextStop Theatre’s Summer Cabaret Series

Please join Jim for the opening night of NextStop Theatre’s Summer Cabaret series Saturday June 25th, 8pm and celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Jim’s Award winning, critically acclaimed debut album, Open Road, the music of pop icon Neil Sedaka and another BIG celebration! (it involves cake and candles…LOTS of candles!)

The show will feature music from both of Jim’s albums (Open Road and The Sedaka Sessions) and jim will premier several new songs including his BRAND new single! Plus, the concert will be followed by a reception at the theatre! TO CELEBRATE, OF COURSE!

Tickets on sale now or
Help Jim kick start this exciting concert series which will also feature some other amazing artists from around the DC area. The Cabaret series runs Saturdays June 25th-August 13th, 8pm NextStop Theatre, 269 Sunset Park Dr., Herndon, VA 20170. More posts on all shows coming soon!

Tickets on sale now at



ARIZONA BOUND! Thrilled to be going back out on tour and cheers to someplace warm!

16 Concerts …Phoenix, Tucson, Mesa, Sun City, Casa Grande and everywhere in between it seems!

Send me a message and  will give you the itinerary and can hook you up with tickets if you want to come catch a show!  (or maybe you have friends and family out there?!)

Neil Sedaka…the musical gift that keeps on giving! A great reason to sing and some great music to celebrate!

See you in Arizona!  Feeling excited, thrilled, anxious and slightly crazy!


Broadway Star Karen Mason to Open Northern VA’s NextStop Theatre Company’s Summer Cabaret Series

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From July 11 to August 17th, NextStop Theatre Company brings incredible performances to The Industrial Strength Theatre in Herndon.

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 What a thrill to be producing the first Summer Cabaret Series for Northern Virginia’s newest and critically acclaimed professional theatre company, NextStop, under the Artistic Direction of my dear friend (and former student!) Evan Hoffman. 

Broadway star and internationally acclaimed cabaret/recording artist Karen Mason  will open our series July 11th and 12th.

The incomparable Sally Mayes, Tony nominated actress and beloved cabaret/recording artist, will perform July 26th and I Jim Van Slyke, will will close the series August 16th/17th. How about some Sedaka?!

Other artists include Helen Hayes Award winner Erin Driscoll, DC area favorites such as Tracy Olivera, Terri Allen, Bev Cosham, Cindy Hutchins, George Fulginiti- Shakar, renown Jazz artist Darden PurcellHerndon’s very own Keri Staley and Kate Merryman...just to name a few more! 

A dazzling array of artists!

Please check out the website for full calendar, to purchase tickets and read about our full lineup of magnificent artists. Click on photos and links below!

Summer Cabaret Collage

To purchase tickets and see full calendar visit


Interested in attending more than one cabaret performance?
Consider one of our Cabaret Packages.  SEe link below!


CABARET PACKAGE DEAL (click on link and scroll down!)