Lady Rizo Brings AUTUMN IN SAN FRANCISCO to The RRazz Room, 11/11 & 15
The RRazz Room, San Francisco's premier nightclub, presents the return engagement of acclaimed cabaret superstar, Lady Rizo, in her new show "Autumn in San Francisco." After her sold-out debut performance last spring, the daring chanteuse now presents a starry nighttime brimming with stunning originals, thrilling quips, twisted standards, and vintage arrangements of current pop songs. Her show will run for two nights only, tonight, November 11 and November 15.
Lady Rizo took the International Edinburgh Festival by storm in her European debut this month, winning the coveted Time Out London and Soho Theatre Award. Rizo has performed her sold-out show at the East Village's famous Joe's Pub at The Public Theater for the last three years, released a single with Moby that topped European charts, and won a Grammy Award for a duet with Yo-Yo Ma and his famous cello.
She was also the proud recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts fellowship in 2010 and was commissioned for a full length piece by The Public Theater that premiered as part of the New York Voices series in November 2011. The "Cabaret Superstar" (New York Magazine), comedienne and chanteuse is known for reviving the genre by creating vintage arrangements and theatrical explorations of pop songs from every decade. Lady Rizo (nee Amelia Zirin-Brown) co-created the cult caburlesque spectacular Lady Rizo & the Assettes in 2005.
In January 2010 she won her first Grammy on a duet with acclaimed cellist Yo-Yo Ma that was released on a Holiday album featuring Diana Krall, James Taylor and Alison Krauss among others. She also sings and records with multi-platinum recording artist Moby and was nominated for an MVPA for the choreography the video for the single New York, New York featuring Debbie Harry. She is the "Mistress of Ceremonies" for current hotspot The Darby, a decadent modern supperclub in the West Village. In the same location as the legendary nightclub Nell's, she performs her pop arrangements there nightly to entertain music luminaries like Prince, Ashford and Simpson, Beyonce and Jay-Z.
The Rrazz Room is located at 222 Mason Street, San Francisco, Calif. Lady Rizo will perform tonight, Sunday, November 11 at 9:00 PM and Thursday, November 15 at 9:00 PM. Tickets are $30. Call 800-380-3095 // 415-394-1189 or visit www.therrazzroom.com.