Dennis McNeil Returning to Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage, 5/24
Fresh from his New York appearances, the blue eyed powerhouse and San Diego favorite brings his brand new show, "A Century of Sinatra - The Sinatra Songbook" to town on May 24, 2016.
Following a successful New York opening in April, Dennis McNeil returns to Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage with "A Century of Sinatra - The Frank Sinatra Songbook." McNeil, who shares only his eye color with Sinatra, shares his view and take on the power, complications, and amazing longevity the Sinatra legacy continues to bring us even today. Come celebrate the life and legacy of this legendary man, truly the Greatest Entertainer of All Time and his timeless music. Tickets for the 8PM show on Tuesday, May 24 are available at www.ma4sd.com/shows.Sinatra, who would have celebrated his 100th Birthday in December, had a prolific career and a complicated life, which will all be explored through his vast array of iconic songs. Voted LA's 2011 and 2012 Best Male Cabaret Artist of the Year by BroadwayWorld, McNeil, a multiple award-winning entertainer, once again brings his Irish charm and elegant voice to the Martinis Above Fourth stage. Dennis will be accompanied by his stellar Musical Director Ed Martel who is no stranger to the stage having been Music Director and Conductor for Englebert Humperdink, Sally Kellerman, Judy Norton, and Irina Maleava, to name just a few.
"Dennis McNeil is a listener's dream. He sings standards the way they were meant to be sung, utilizing his sweet, powerful voice... to sing melodies close to the way they were written. ... McNeil sets the bar very high on these standards, with perfect delivery, definitive and authoritative phrasing and articulate diction." -Cabaret Scenes
McNeil has worked closely with John Raitt, Hal David, Sammy Cahn, and Lalo Schifrin, as well as Steve Miller, Lionel Ritchie and the Grateful Dead. He has entertained 5 US Presidents and even performed with Condoleezza Rice. He recently collaborated and performed with the Blue Man Group at the Hollywood Bowl and entertained at the unveiling of the US Postal Service Shirley Temple Forever Stamp at the Geffen Theatre in Los Angeles.