Broadway's Adam Pascal to Play Feinstein's at the Nikko, 11/23
Hotel Nikko and Michael Feinstein welcome star of stage and screen, Adam Pascal, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Saturday, November 23 at 7 p.m. Located within Hotel Nikko (222 Mason Street, San Francisco), Feinstein's at the Nikko presents a wide range of entertainers from stage and screen all within an intimate 140-seat cabaret setting. There is a $20 food and beverage minimum per person inside the showroom which guests can use towards cocktails as well as a variety of small plates crafted exclusively for Feinstein's at the Nikko by Executive Chef Philippe Striffeler, through Restaurant Anzu. Cheese and dessert platters will also be available in the showroom. Tickets for Adam Pascal range in price from $25-$40 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.
Adam Pascal started singing in various rock band when he was 12, playing the local New York club scene for many years and has been singing in bands, as a solo artist, in movies or on the Broadway stage ever since.
In 1996, Pascal tried out for the then unknown, off-Broadway production of Rent and landed the role of Roger Davis. He was nominated for a 1996 Tony Award as Best Actor (Musical) and winning a Drama League and Obie award for his performance as Roger. The show went on to become a worldwide success and one of the longest running shows in Broadway history. In 1997, he reprised the role of Roger for the West End Premiere ofRent.
Pascal's career expanded to the big screen in 1998, in the independent film SLC Punk! In 2000, Pascal was cast as Radames in Elton Jon and Tim Rice's new Broadway musical Aida, in which he starred for three years and received a Drama Award for. In May of 2000, his solo album, Model Prisoner, was released Sh-K-Boom Records. In that same year, Pascal co-produced the hit off-Broadway play Fully Committed with fellow formerRent cast member, Jesse L. Martin. The show went on to garner many awards and played to sold out houses in New York City, Chicago, San Francisco and London.
In 2003, Pascal visited the Broadway stage once again, this time as the final emcee in the Sam Mendes/ Rob Marshall production of Cabaret at Studio 54. Also during that time, Pascal was cast alongside Jack Black, as Theo, the lead singer of "No Vacancy" in 2003's School of Rock. Finally in 2004, Pascal's second album, Civilian, was released in November.
Pascal reprised the role of Roger in 2005 in the movie version of Rent and helped to bring a new generation or fans to the original Broadway show and its music. Pascal's journey with Rent finally came to a conclusion in 2009 when he reprised the role one last time alongside Anthony Rapp inRent: The Broadway Tour, which toured all over the U.S. and in Japan and South Korea.
Arriving in London in 2008, Pascal played the role of Freddie Trumper in the Tim Rice/ABBA musical Chess alongside Josh Groban and Idina Menzel for two sold out performances at The Royal Albert Hall. The DVD of Chess is currently on sale worldwide.
Pascal recently starred on Broadway in the Tony Award Winning Best Musical, MEMPHIS, followed by a stint as "Billy Flynn" in the Tony Winning Musical CHICAGO. His latest CD, Blinding Light, is currently in release and he is touring both with his band "Me & Larry" and fellow Rent co-star, Anthony Rapp as part of "Adam & Anthony Live".
All seating at Feinstein's at the Nikko is cabaret style and available on a first-come, first-served basis within the section purchased. Guests who purchase the prix-fixe dinner at Restaurant Anzu will receive a complimentary section upgrade (subject to availability) and get to choose their exact seat locations within the upgraded section.
Guests of Feinstein's at the Nikko can enjoy a variety of food and beverage options before performances. Kanpai Lounge, located in Hotel Nikko's lobby, offers light cuisine, a full bar and specialty cocktails. Restaurant Anzu, Hotel Nikko's intimate restaurant located on the second floor, serves sustainable California cuisine enhanced with Asian flavors. Restaurant Anzu will also offer Feinstein's at the Nikko guests a special three-course prix-fixe dinner ($45 per person) prior to all performances. Reservations can be made by calling (415) 394-1100.