Shana Farr to Tribute Barbara Cook in 'IT'S NOT WHERE YOU START' at Feinstein's/54 Below
A show of vocal amazement and stellar interpretation that pays tribute to Broadway star, concert and cabaret legend, Barbara Cook and her love of song. Shana creates a story that exudes warmth and optimism with Barbara's signature songs by Bernstein, Hammerstein II, Sondheim & more. An engaging, varied and rock solid evening of vocal fireworks, sophisticated silliness and life.
With musical director Jon Weber, and in collaboration with British director Duncan Knowles, Shana weaves together an evening of favorites including "'Til There Was You," "Ice Cream," "This Is All Very New To Me," and the virtuosic "Glitter and Be Gay" as well as Sondheim favorites from Follies, Merrily We Roll Along, Anyone Can Whistle, and more.
Shana Farr in The Songbook of Barbara Cook plays Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Sat., Feb. 3 at 9:30pm. There is a $25-$35 cover charge and $25 food and beverage minimum. Tickets and information are available at www.54Below.com. On the day of the performance tickets will only be available after 4:00pm by calling (646) 476-3551.d
Shana Farr is an award-winning theater, concert and cabaret performer. She received the Julie Wilson Award at Jazz at Lincoln Center Rose Theater where she has performed in the New York Cabaret Convention for the past five years; she received a New York Bistro Award for her Noël Coward & Cole Porter solo show In The Still Of The Night which the Wall Street Journal hailed as "something surprisingly new;" and she received a 5-star review in London for her Julie Andrews tribute show Whistling Away The Dark. Shana has performed throughout the U.S. and in London. In addition to cabaret, Shana has performed leading roles in musical theater and operetta. Highlights include: The Music Man, The Merry Widow, Oklahoma!, Princess Ida, The Student Prince, The Pirates of Penzance and The Yeomen Of The Guard at New York City Center, Missouri Theater and Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera.
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, is a performance venue in the grand tradition of New York City nightlife. A few blocks from the heart of Times Square and just below the legendary Studio 54, Feinstein's/54 Below is a classically designed state-of-the art nightclub in the theatre district that hosts audiences with warmth and style. Feinstein's/54 Below presents iconic and rising stars from the worlds of Broadway and popular music and has set a new standard for culinary excellence worthy of the world-class entertainment on the stage. Located at 254 West 54th Street, Feinstein's/54 Below features up to three shows nightly with cover charges ranging from $5- $105.