Photo Flash: Michael Feinstein & David Hyde Pierce's Holiday Show at Feinstein's
Enjoy the holiday season with a new musical treat brought to you by Michael Feinstein & David Hyde titled appropriately enough ‘The Michael Feinstein & David Hyde Pierce Holiday Show'. The show will play Feinstein's at Loews Regency through December 30.
Michael Feinstein - the multi-platinum selling, five-time Grammy nominated entertainer dubbed of "The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook" - is considered one of the premiere interpreters of American Popular Song. His 150 plus shows a year have included Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl and major concert halls, as well as the White House and Buckingham Palace. More than a mere performer, he is nationally recognized for his commitment to the American popular song, both celebrating its art and preserving its legacy for the next generation.
David Hyde Pierce's first big television break came when in the early 1990s with Norman Lear's political comedy The Powers That Be. Pierce played Theodore, a Congressman. For his role as Niles Crane on Cheers and Fraser, Pierce was nominated for a Best Supporting Actor Emmy for a record eleven consecutive years, winning in 1995, 1998, 1999 and 2004. In film, he appeared alongside Jodie Foster in Little Man Tate, with Anthony Hopkins in Oliver Stone's Nixon, Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan in Sleepless in Seattle, and alongside Ewan McGregor in Down With Love. In 2005, Pierce joined Tim Curry and others in the stage production Spamalot. In August/September 2006, he starred in Curtains as Lietenant Frank Cioffi, a new Kander and Ebb musical at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, which transferred to Broadway in March 2007. On June 10, 2007 Pierce won the Tony Award for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Musical at the 61st Tony Awards for his role in Curtains.
Feinstein's at Loews Regency has presented the top talents of pop and jazz such as Rosemary Clooney, Steve Tyrell, Barbara Cook, Tony Danza, Glen Campbell, Diahann Carroll, Jackie Masonand Dame Cleo Laine. He appears there for a sold-out holiday engagement every year. The Library of Congress elected Michael to the exclusive "National Sound Recording Advisory Board" safeguarding America's musical heritage.