Joe Iconis & George Salazar Bring TWO-PLAYER GAME to Feinstein's at the Nikko
Following the sold-out Off-Broadway engagement of Be More Chill and the release of "Two-Player Game" as an album on Ghostlight Records, award-winning composer Joe Iconis and Drama Desk-nominated actor George Salazar will bring their show Two-Player Gameto Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only-Friday, October 19 at 8 p.m.and Saturday, October 20 at 8 p.m.! Tickets range in price from $31.50-$65 and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com.
In this intimate, yet mind-melding concert, Salazar-the Drama Desk-nominated actor known for Be More Chill, The Lightning Thief, Godspell, and tick tick BOOM, joins Iconis-the Larson Award-winning musical theatre writer known for Be More Chill, Broadway Bounty Hunter, The Black Suits, and his songs for "Smash"-for an intimate yet mind-melding concert you'll never forget!
Iconis and Salazar premiered Two-Player Game at Feinstein's/54 Below in the spring for a sold-out seven show run. The duo have collaborated on several musicals in the past, and here you'll get a chance to see George share showstoppers he has originated on stage, songs he'd never get to sing, brand-new material from upcoming musicals, and more. Expect a rock-and-roll evening of hilarious characters, soaring vocals, and the unstoppable energy of two artists on the rise on stage all by themselves.
A recording of "Two-Player Game" is available now for streaming, digital download or on CD from Ghostlight Records. For more information, visit https://bit.ly/2Ox37NZ. The YouTube playlist of "Two-Player Game" can be found at: https://bit.ly/2QqRN7v.
After concluding its sold-out 10-week Off-Broadway engagement on September 30, 2018, Be More Chill will begin performances at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre onWednesday, February 13, 2019.
Joe Iconis is a writer and performer. As a composer-lyricist-book writer, he has authored the musicals Be More Chill (New York City's Signature Theater, Two River Theater, upcoming Lyceum Theater/Broadway), Broadway Bounty Hunter(Barrington Stage Company), Bloodsong of Love (Ars Nova), The Black Suits(Center Theater Group), ReWrite (Urban Stages), Theaterworks USA's The Plant That Ate Dirty Socks and We The People, the currently-in-development Hunter S. Thompson Musical (for La Jolla Playhouse), and Love In Hate Nation. Joe's songs appeared on Season 2 of NBC's "Smash" and the New York Times called him "the future of musical theater." His concert act-Joe Iconis and Family-frequently plays Feinstein's/54 Below, The Laurie Beechman Theater, Weston Playhouse, and other venues around the country. He has been nominated for two Drama Desk Awards, a Lucille Lortel Award, and is the recipient of an Ed Kleban Award, a Jonathan Larson Award, an ASCAP Harold Adamson Lyric Award, a Doris Duke Grant, and a MAC John Wallowitch Songwriting Award. Joe is deliriously inspired by Robert Altman, Dolly Parton, Martin Scorsese, Sardi's, The Rolling Stones, whiskey, The Muppets, and The Family of artists he frequently surrounds himself with. www.MrJoeIconis.com.
George Salazar is best known for originating the role of "Michael Mell" in Be More Chill and for his Drama Desk-nominated performance in The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical. He can be seen in the Spring of 2019 in the upcoming Broadway production of Be More Chill and was previously seen off-Broadway in the show's highly anticipated sold-out run. Previous credits in NYC include his Broadway debut in Godspell, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's hit off-Broadway immersive musical, Here Lies Love, and Keen Company's Drama Desk-nominated revival of tick, tick... BOOM! Regional credits include the world premieres of Be More Chill, Broadway Bounty Hunter, and Raging Skillet. He's appeared on television in CBS' BULL and HBO's DIVORCE and appears on various recordings including George Salazar & Joe Iconis: Two-Player Game, Be More Chill, The Lightning Thief, Godspell, Brooklyn Crush, and Moment by Moment. For more information, follow him on Instagram and Twitter @georgesalazar or visit his website at www.thegeorgesalazar.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, through Restaurant Anzu. Cheese and dessert platters will also be available in the showroom.
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.
For additional information on Feinstein's at the Nikko, visit: www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com.