Paul Jost and More Lead Lineup at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
The last week of October is packed with entertaining fun at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room. Wednesday, October 25th is Bob Egan's Singer's Showcase, Thursday, October 26th is the Divas Of Broadway, Friday, October 27 features the talented vocalist, drummer, arranger and composer, Paul Jost, and Saturday, October 28 celebrates Halloween spirit at the Silver Screen Halloween Party hosted by Michael Richard Kelly with The Tom Adams Trio. Costumes invited on October 28th - guests can come as their favorite actor/actress, or favorite movie role character to win the costume contest!
Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room is the unique dining and entertainment experience reminiscent of the sophisticated supper clubs of the 40s and 50s. It was recognized this summer with a "Philadelphia magazine's Best of Philly®-2017-Supper Club" honor and also named "Philadelphia Style magazine's Best of Style-2017-Best Global Cuisine". Dino's is located at 287 N. Keswick Avenue in Glenside, PA. Ticket prices: $30 ticket/$20 food & beverage minimum. Dinner seating is at 7 pm and showtime at 8:30 pm. See www.dinosbackstage.com or call 215-884-2000 for more information.
Here's the October entertainment calendar:
October 25 - (8 p.m.) - Bob Egan's Singer's Showcase
October 26 (8:30 p.m.) - Divas Of Broadway Divas Of Broadway (Illusionists & Tribute Artists)
October 27 (8:30 p.m.) - Paul Jost
October 28 (8:30 p.m.) - Silver Screen Halloween Party
About the Artist:
Bob Egan's Singer's Showcase: For over thirty years Bob has continued to appear at various restaurants, clubs, private parties, weddings, and corporate functions in Bucks County, Philadelphia, New Jersey, Atlantic City, and New York. He is an accomplished accompanist and musical director for vocalists. Bob also works with several violinists for his weddings and parties. His repertoire includes of thousands of songs from The Great American Songbook, Broadway and Standards - straight through to the current Pop Hits of today.
He was also Entertainment Director, Founder, and Producer of the Cabaret at Odette's, which ran for 19 years. He has featured such great performing stars as Margaret Whiting, Carol Lawrence, Larry Kert, Andrea McArdle, Karen Akers, Barbara Feldon, Roslyn Kind, Maureen McGovern, Ann Hampton Callaway, Lainie Kazan, Sam Harris, Kenny Rankin, and many more. Odette's sadly closed due to the June 28, 2006 tragic flood, the third in twenty months time.
Bob was also creator of the famous piano bar at Odette's, which ran for 21 years and was the winner of the "Best of Philly" Award for the "Best Piano Bar."
Bob emcees and accompanies an ever-changing list of singers.
Divas Of Broadway: are an off, off, off, Broadway musical theater review. The group includes Lady Geisha Stratton, Fanci Dismount Stratton, Aida Stratton, Iris Spectre and Maria TopCat. Lady Geisha Stratton started her career as a female entertainer back in 2011 and has been storming the Philadelphia drag scene ever since. She has a background in musical theater and professional vocal training for more than 10 years. Fanci Dismount Stratton has been in the game of female entertainment for many years and has a lot of experience. She is a full time DJ, owner of Fanci By Design her custom jewelry business and host of one of the most popular Drag shows called The Ladies of Lansdale at Round Guys Brewery/The Underground. Aida Stratton the current reigning Miss Gay PA America and has been traveling all over making appearances and giving the audience not only amazing costumes, but also breathtaking performances. Iris Spectre is a full-time entertainer, make-up artist and seamstress, and Maria TopCat is a professionally trained dancer and promises to give her audiences legs for days. She has many years of musical theater experience, and she was born ready to perform. The group encourages everyone to laugh, love and enjoy their performance.
Paul Jost: is an eclectic artist. A vocalist, drummer, arranger and composer who performs frequently in New York, Philadelphia and New Jersey along with recent tours in South Korea, Ireland and Germany. In New York, he can be seen on the last Wednesday of the month at 55 Bar and he performs frequently at SMOKE and other venues. His new CD is "Peace and Love" with the band TJP, who interpret classic rock as jazz. His solo CD "Breaking Through" (Dot Time Records) continues to receive raves worldwide. One of his originals, "Book FadEd Brown", is a song he is honored to have had recorded by The Band, Rick Danko and Carl Perkins. Paul can be heard on SiriusXM Radio.
Michael Richard Kelly, Entertainment director and co-owner of Dino's Backstage, Michael has been a professional singer for over 35 years. He came to Philadelphia in 1983 to do the musical spoof "Forbidden Broadway" at The Bellevue-Stratford, and performed for the royal family of Monaco in 1985 when performing "The All Night Strut" at The Casino De Monte Carlo for a month. He did his first cabaret show at Odette's in New Hope, Pennsylvania in 1987, and he found that it was the perfect medium for him. In 1995, Michael, won "Philadelphia Magazine's - Best of Philly® - Cabaret Act-1995". Michael also won "Philadelphia Magazine's - Best of Philly® - Pet Boutique-1998" for his shop at 12th & Pine Streets in Philadelphia, "...and Toto, too!". Michael just finished his first solo studio recording which is of his show "The Judy Garland Songbook", to be released in November.
About Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room:
Imagine the sophisticated scene of the supper clubs of the 40's and 50's! That's exactly what co-owners Dino Kelly-Cataldi and Michael Kelly-Cataldi did when they dreamed up Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room, the deluxe restaurant, bar and cabaret in Keswick Village, Glenside, PA. They combined wonderful entertainment, outstanding food, impeccable service and magnificent décor in a building designed by the legendary Horace Trumbauer and a space created by the highly-acclaimEd Stokes Architecture. Shortly after they opened, Dino's was named #1 restaurant for Ambiance from OpenTable.com. Located at 287 N Keswick Ave. in Glenside, there are four dining options - the dining room, the bar, the luxurious Celebrity Room and outdoor dining -- that can accommodate up to 120 diners. There is a new and exciting bar menu. Dining al fresco with outdoor bar and lounge area is open weather permitting. Hours are Wednesday to Saturday, beginning at 5p.m., Sunday dinner - beginning at 4p.m. For more information, call (215) 884-2000.