Hector Coris' Acclaimed Cabaret Show LIFE IS WONDERFUL. Returns To Don't Tell Mama's 9/ 8 and 10/1
Award-winning NYC cabaret performer Hector Coris brings his debut solo show Life is Wonderful. at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788; www.donttellmamanyc.com). Show dates are Tuesday, September 8th @ 7:15PM and Sunday, October 11th @ 6:30PM. There is a $12 cover charge plus a 2-drink minimum. (Members of MAC, AEA, and Cabaret Hotline Online - $10 cover.) Reservations may be placed by calling (212) 757-0788 after 4pm daily or online 24/7 at www.DontTellMamaNYC.com.
Long a fixture in musical revues on NYC cabaret stages, Hector makes his solo debut. In Life is Wonderful., Hector explores the musicality of mortality through the words and music of Ben Folds, Kander and Ebb, Zoe Lewis, Susan Werner, Brett Kristofferson, David Caldwell, My Chemical Romance, William Finn and other contemporary songwriters. Musical direction is by Ray Bailey, with direction by Angela Shultz. Dale Henderson joins on cello. Life is Wonderful. premiered in May 2009 to sold out houses at Don't Tell Mama.
HECTOR CORIS (Vocals). Hector is a multiple-award winning songwriter and performer, having recently debuted his latest musical comedy revue, What's The Point?! (2009 MAC Award nominee - Outstanding Revue/Special Production) at The Reprise Room to rave notices. Previous original revues include Not Me!, What's Your Problem?! and Coris of Disapproval. Hector has appeared on nearly every cabaret stage in NYC - most notably in Rene Foss' Around the World in a Bad Mood and Rick Crom's Our Life & Times (MAC & BISTRO Awards). His directing credits include the first ever NYC revivals of Bring Back Birdie (2007 MAC Award nomination) The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public for Opening Doors Theatre Company, Under the Influence, and Coris of Disapproval (Short Attention Span Musical Theatre Festival Award - Audience Favorite). He currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC). He is the recipient of the Jeff Matson Award, given by Cabaret Hotline, for his outstanding contributions to NYC cabaret. www.HectorCoris.com.