Christina Bianco to Bring DIVA MOMENTS to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/19-20
Acclaimed performer & YouTube sensation, Christina Bianco, brings her versatile vocals and celebrity impressions to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Thursday, June 19 (8 p.m.) and Friday, June 20 (8 p.m.). Her show, Diva Moments, is made up of songs that made divas out of the women who sang them. From Barbra Streisand to Celine Dion to Judy Garland, no celebrity is safe! Praised for her work in Forbidden Broadway and Newsical The Musical, Drama Desk Award nominated actress Christina Bianco will perform these beloved songs in her own voice, as well as impersonating the great divas themselves! Song selections range from Broadway classics to well-known standards and popular hits, including "Somewhere Over the Rainbow," "What Did I Have That I Don't Have," "Last Dance" and a few Forbidden Broadway gems. Tickets for Christina Bianco range in price from $35 - $50 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.
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.
Drama Desk Award Nominated actress, singer and Impressionist Christina Bianco has become a worldwide YouTube sensation with her diva impression videos going viral. Christina's rendition of "Total Eclipse of the Heart" and "Let It Go" got the attention of millions, immediately leading to appearances performing on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" and "The Queen Latifah Show."
In New York, Christina recently starred Off-Broadway in Newsical The Musical and Forbidden Broadway Goes To Rehab (Drama Desk Award Nomination). She can be heard on both original cast recordings. Christina originated the role of Dora in the long-running National Tour of Dora The Explorer Live, including a sold-out run at Radio City Music Hall. Other NY credits include: Raffi On Broadway (Gershwin Theatre), Forbidden Broadway Dances With The Stars and Tony and Tina's Wedding (Tina).
As a MAC Award-nominated cabaret artist, Christina performed weekly in an unprecedented eight-month run of 11 O'Clock Numbers at Feinstein's at Loews Regency. She has performed her acclaimed solo show, Diva Moments, to sold-out crowds in New York City at Birdland, regionally in Chicago and Baltimore, and on various international cruise ships. Abroad, Christina sold out a critically acclaimed extended run headlining at London's famed Hippodrome. This May, she'll return to London with three sold-out performances at Royal Albert Hall's prestigious Elgar Room.
Christina frequently performs in concert as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra as well as other US and Canadian symphonies. She has sung with R&B star Deborah Cox, guest starred on "The Jerry Lewis Telethon" and performed on NBC's "The Today Show." Christina has recently been interviewed by and performed for the following entertainment news media outlets: HuffPost Live, ABC, NPR, CBS, VH1, Hallmark's "Home & Family," Pix 11 and Fox News.com.
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.