Judy Kaye to Make Feinstein's at the Nikko Debut, 6/12-13
Broadway legend and two-time Tony Award winner, Judy Kaye will make her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut with a new show celebrating the work of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim on Thursday, June 12 (8 p.m.) and Friday, June 13 (8 p.m.). Having worked with both, she'll share humorous anecdotes and personal reminiscences, along with her own unique take on some of her favorites from these two giants of the American musical theatre. Tickets for Judy Kaye 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.
Judy Kaye most recently appeared on Broadway in Nice Work If You Can Get It for which she won the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards. She won her first Tony Award for The Phantom of the Opera. Other highlights of her career include Souvenir (Tony nomination, Theatre LA Ovation Award as Best Actress), Mamma Mia (Tony, Drama Desk nominations), Ragtime (Theatre LA Ovation Award), On the Twentieth Century (Theatre World Award, Drama Desk nomination), Ms. Kaye has also been Mrs. Lovett in a number of productions of Sweeney Todd, including the most recent Broadway production and National Tour and in London with the original Sweeney, Len Cariou. Other credits include Annie Get Your Gun, Gypsy, Follies and Tales of the City.
Dramatic credits include productions of Souvenir in ten cities around the country, Lost in Yonkers at the Old Globe in San Diego and Arizona Theatre Company in Tucson and Phoenix. Other roles include Maggie in The Man Who Came to Dinner, Penny in You Can't Take it With You, Shirley Valentine, and Kitty Dean in The Royal Family.
Opera credits include La Boheme, Orpheus in the Underworld and The Beggars Opera; all for Santa Fe Opera and Brigadoon, Candide and The Pajama Game for New York City Opera.
Ms. Kaye has appeared with the New York Festival of Song many times; "Fats and Fields," "Lost Tribes of Vaudeville," among many others and in the Grammy winning recording of Leonard Bernstein's "Arias and Barcarolles." She has performed in concert with many of the world's greatest orchestras and has sung at the White House twice.
Ms. Kaye is also the voice of Kinsey Milhone for Random House Audio's recordings of the Sue Grafton Alphabet Mysteries, of which "W is for WASTED" is the most recent release.
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.