Andrea Marcovicci Performs SMILE at Davenport's in Chicago, 7/18-22
Star of screen, stage, concert performer and and recording icon, Andrea Marcovicci will be making a special concert appearance at Chicago's Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago.
The five performances will take place Wednesday, July 18, through Saturday, July 21 at 8pm, and Sunday July 22 at 7pm. There is a $35 cover charge (Friday and Saturday performances are $40) plus a two-drink minimum. Due to the high demand, reservations are recommended by calling 773-278-1830 or visiting www.DavenportsPianoBar.com. This will give Chicago audiences a unique opportunity to experience the magic that Marcovicci weaves with audiences in an intimate setting.
Joined by her acclaimed music director and pianist Shelly Markham and Jim Cox on bass, Andrea will be previewing her new show Smile before she brings it to New York City. There are certain songs that will always lift your spirits. For over twenty-five years Andrea has watched her audiences thrill to some of the great American songbook's most beloved songs.
"The ones where they burst into smiles, and the ones where they reach across the table to hold hands. I want to make the show about bringing people together," says Andrea.
Highlights: You Make Me Feel So Young, Life is Just Bowl of Cherries, Ain't We Got Fun, It Had To Be You, It's Only A Paper Moon, and of course, the title tune, Smile.
Enjoying the intimate art of cabaret performance, Andrea has appeared at numerous prestigious nightclubs throughout the country including the famed Oak Room of the Algonquin Hotel in New York City, The Rrazz Room in San Francisco, Le Chat Noir of New Orleans, The Gardenia in Hollywood, and many others. Her London cabaret debut in 1994 sold out a one-month engagement at the Music Room at Pizza on the Park.
In addition to sold out concerts at Carnegie Hall and Town Hall, Marcovicci has appeared in concert with numerous orchestras and at the White House. She has acted in films, television and theatre and her co-stars include Danny DeVito, Woody Allen, Sir Michael Caine, Sir John Gielgud and Sam Waterston. She is currently appearing in the recently released Irene in Time for Henry Jaglom and her song Forever In Time, We'll Be is featured in the film. She has also appeared in the television shows Taxi, Magnum P.I., Hill Street Blues, Trapper John M.D. and Cybill.
Marcoviccii's most recent CD release was twenty years in the making. As Time Goes By…The Best Of Andrea Marcovicci is a collection of Andrea's most beloved performances and features two newly recorded songs as well. The CD and her distinguished catalogue is available at www.cdbaby.com and www.marcovicci.com.