Feed the Hungry and Enjoy FEELS LIKE HOME Finale This Friday at Don't Tell Mama
Join Natasha Castillo in "Feels Like Home".
They say that home is where the heart is, and this show, with Musical Direction by Steven Ray Watkins and Direction by Lennie Watts proves just that. With a wide range of music, from Cyndi Lauper, to Jerry Herman, and The Muppets to The Spice Girls Castillo will make you feel right at home! Backup vocals by award winning vocalist Karen Mack and MAC award nominee Wendy Ann Russell.
The New York City-based cabaret singer is bringing back "Feels Like Home" on Sunday, November 6th (5 p.m.) and Friday, November 18th (7 p.m.) at Don't Tell Mama, 343 West 46th Street, New York City. Tickets are $20 plus a two-drink minimum ($15 Discount cover for MAC members); advance reservations are encouraged by calling 212-757-0788 or reserving online at www.donttellmamanyc.com.
"Feels Like Home" is directed by Lennie Watts, a ten-time Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs (MAC) Award winner, five-time Backstage Bistro Award winner, and three-time Nightlife Award winner who has directed events at premier New York City venues including Symphony Space, Town Hall, and BB Kings. Serving as musical director and pianist is multi award-winning musical director Steven Ray Watkins.
Natasha Castillo is one of three daughters of superstar Dai Ling Chuang who recorded over 30 albums in her career and had her own TV and radio show in Southeast Asia. Natasha's musical career started in elementary school plays, talent shows and glee clubs. In high school, she made her Lincoln Center debut with the ACapella Chorus. In college, Natasha performed as lead singer in an alternative rock band and later became the lead singer for the professional wedding band Eternity.
Natasha is a member of MAC (Manhattan Association of Cabaret). She co-hosted the Singers Forum bi-weekly open mic from 2013-2014, participated in the longest running show at the Metropolitan Room that is now in the Guinness Book of Records as well as multiple variety shows hosted by MAC award winning emcees Bobbie Horowitz and the late Dana Lorge.
She opened her solo debut show, "Anything But Ordinary" directed by award winning director/artist/performer Lennie Watts and award winning musical director Steven Ray Watkins in 2012. The show had five successful runs, receiving wonderful reviews:
Her second show in 2014, "They'd Only Just Begun... A Carpenters Tale" was a tribute to the Carpenters. Also directed by the award winning team, Lennie Watts and Steven Ray Watkins, the show had five successful runs and received wonderful endorsements by Broadway World.
Natasha Castillo will warm your heart with her terrific new show “Feels Like Home.” Her musical versatility is quite striking, as she deftly handles rock (“Dream On”), country (“Sometimes Love Just Ain’t Enough”) and standards (“The Best of Times”). There are even a few surprises in store with her takes on Cyndi Lauper’s “Girls Just Wanna Have Fun” and Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “Free Bird.” Natasha is a fearless artist, stretching and expanding, while firmly keeping her heart front and center. Well worth seeing.
Kevin Scott Hall, Edge Media Network
Please visit Natasha's website for more information.