BIO

A classy, sassy cabaret singer, songwriter, and comedienne, Karen Gross charms audiences with her warmth, wit, and gorgeous, heartfelt voice. 

Karen has performed at prestigious music venues and private events. Performance highlights include:

- Lincoln Center, New York City

- Featured entertainer at a private party in Frank Sinatra's former NYC penthouse - featured on the HGTV show "Selling New York"

- Special guest for celebrated comedian Robert Klein

- NYC cabaret institutions Don't Tell Mama, The Metropolitan Room, and the Laurie Beechman Theatre

- The Philadelphia area's premier venues and arts festivals including the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, World Café Live, Sellersville Theater, Tin Angel, Cabaret at Odette’s, and Bethlehem's Musikfest

- Singing to a sold-out crowd at Oscar Hammerstein's historic, longtime home, Highland Farm, in Doylestown, PA (also Karen’s hometown)

Karen debuted her show “Cabaret Mixtape” at NYC’s prestigious cabaret venue The Metropolitan Room. Directed by Lina Koutrakos, with musical direction by Rick Jensen, "Cabaret Mixtape" is an homage to 1980s and 90s mixtape classics -- from Lilith Fair to lite rock, hair metal to boy bands.

Karen is also the creator and star of the comedic cabaret show “Sex & the Single Singer,” which entertained sold-out crowds for over five years and was highlighted in a feature story in The Philadelphia Inquirer. Karen has performed live on the NBC 10! Show and been featured on Channel 6ABC and on KYW Newsradio in Philadelphia. 

Karen's music has aired on WXPN radio among other stations. She has recorded with three Grammy Award-winning producers: Glenn Barratt, Patrick Robinson, and Jim Cravero. Her music is available on iTunes, www.cdbaby.com, www.amazon.com and on the MUSIC page of this website.