OUR SINATRA to Return to Feinstein's, 1/17-21
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed "Best of New York" by New York Magazine and "an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post will continue its Winter and Spring 2012 season with the return of the long-running Off-Broadway revue "OUR SINATRA: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION." The show's original stars and creators – Eric Comstock,Christopher Gines and Hilary Kole – playfully interact with one another, sharing their joy passion for this great music as they lovingly sing the hits of Sinatra, individually and in combination, taking the audience back to relive their memories. The show includes over 50 songs interspersed with witty banter and humor. The show covers Sinatra's entire musical cannon from the classic ballads of the 40's to the saloon and torch songs, the 50's and 60's swingers and the all time hits. Our Sinatra steers clear of imitation and impersonation as these accomplished performers deliver the great music of Sinatra. The New York Timescalls Our Sinatra "An utterly winning tribute to Ol' Blue Eyes" and "Superior Entertainment." The show is directed by Kurt Stamm and Richard Maltby, Jr. serves as Production Supervisor. "OUR SINATRA: A MUSICAL CELEBRATION" is produced by Jack Lewin. The show runs at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
"OUR SINATRA" is a celebration of the magic and music of the legendary Frank Sinatra. The show features over 50 Sinatra classics including such songs from his early years as "All or Nothing at All" (his very first recording), "I'll Never Smile Again" and "Oh, Look at Me Now," from his movie career ("My Kind of Town," "All the Way"), his saloon songs ("One for My Baby," "In the Wee Small Hours of the Morning") and his hits from the 50s & 60s ("Night and Day," "Fly Me to the Moon," "The Lady is a Tramp"). Conceived by Eric Comstock, Hilary Kole and Christopher Gines, "OUR SINATRA" originally opened at the Algonquin Hotel's famed Oak Room in August of 1999 before it was expanded as an Off-Broadway show at the Blue Angel Theatre in December of 1999. By the time it finished its run in July 2002 it had amassed 1,096 performances. "OUR SINATRA"played off-Broadway at the legendary Birdland Jazz Club from November 2003 through March 2004. In addition to the New York productions over the past eleven years and its two national tours, "OUR SINATRA" has played at numerous theatres around the Country.
Eric Comstock, one of America's top performers of the pop & jazz songbooks, recently finished an acclaimed engagement at the Algonquin Hotel's Oak Room Supper Club with jazz vocalist Barbara Fasano. They received the 2010 Nightlife Award for Outstanding Duo. Eric is the co-star and co-creator of three critically acclaimed shows which tour coast to coast: Our Sinatra(over 1,300 performances Off-Broadway); Made for the Movies: A Hollywood Songbook; and Singing Astaire. Other New York appearances: Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center's American Songbook series, Rose Hall, New York Festival of Song, Town Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Symphony Space, The Carlyle, Feinstein's, Café Sabarsky, Birdland, Iridium, and the 92nd Street Y. Eric appears at jazz festivals and nightclubs from coast to coast. CDs include "Bitter/Sweet", a new collaboration with guitarist Randy Napoleon, as well as "No One Knows", "All Hart", and "Young Man of Manhattan". As a performer and commentator, he has been featured on CBS's Early Show, CNN's Showbiz Today, and NPR's Morning Edition, Fresh Air and JazzSet. More information is available at www.ericcomstock.net.