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Michael-Demby Cain - Master of Ceremonies/Host
Michael has enjoyed tremendous success as a true ‘song and dance’ man. He has appeared in eight Broadway shows – including Ragtime, Smokey Joe’s Café, Victor/Victoria (with Julie Andrews, Liza Minnelli, and Raquel Welch), Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Goodbye Girl (with Bernadette Peters), Grand Hotel (with Cyd Charisse), Starlight Express and Honky Tonk Nights.
He appeared in the New York City Opera production of Porgy and Bess, as well as performing in countless television specials, live corporate events and numerous Broadway National Tours – including Ragtime, Smokey Joe’s Café, The Music Of Andrew Lloyd Webber (with Michael Crawford), Starlight Express (lead role of Electra), Five Guys Named Moe (featured as Eat Moe) and Joseph and His Amazing… (Benjamin Calypso vocalist).
Michael also received much critical acclaim as the star and headliner in two productions at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City - Zoot Suit Strut and Club Indigo. In 2017, Michael took to the NYC cabaret stage with his one man show “Unfinished”. He continues to work on music and hopes to release an album of ‘favorites’ in 2019.