Andrea Marcovicci's Series of Shows at Davenport's Begins Tonight
Called the "the greatest cabaret star of her generation" by the International Herald Tribune, star of screen, stage, concert and recording star Andrea Marcovicci will be making a special concert appearance at Chicago's premier venue for music, Davenport's, 1383 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Chicago.
The six special performances will take place Wednesday July 16, Thursday July 17, Friday July 18 at 8pm two shows on Saturday, July 19 at 7pm and 9:30pm and Sunday at 7pm.. There is a $42 cover charge 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's new show No Strings. Everyone looks forward to getting away from it all. Andrea takes the audience on a wonderful journey about life on the road - a warm, funny, heartfelt, and candid tale of Andrea's time spent traveling from city to city and what that bittersweet time has meant to her as a singer, an actress, a wife and mother. Highlights include: "Sunday in New York," "Two For the Road," "How are Things in Glocca Morra?," "Under Paris Skies," and "A Foggy Day." In addition, Andrea will recreate her celebrated rendition of "These Foolish Things. The show has already been performed to critical and audience acclaim on the west coast's top venues in Hollywood and San Francisco and in New York City.
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. Sheridan Morley, theater critic of The Spectator and The International Herald-Tribune, called her "the greatest cabaret star of her generation." Peter Hepple in The Stage and Television Today wrote, "Marcovicci cast her spell, with a voice of supreme tenderness, much rangier than at first appeared, with a thrillingly controlled vibrato, marvelous diction and phrasing that can only come from a skilled actress."
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, Kojak, 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.
You can visit www.Davenportspianobar.com and www.marcovicci.com for further information.