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Eliza Leoni & Sharon Rietkerk to Bring 'Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall' to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 3/9

In 1962, Julie Andrews and Carol Burnett made history with their iconic TV special "Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall." They followed their smashing success with hit specials in 1971 and 1989. Now, they come to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance - Wednesday, March 9 at 7 p.m. - as played by Sharon Rietkerk (Julie) and Eliza Leoni (Carol). Enjoy the very best of the duo's work in all three specials, including gorgeous medleys, relentless teasing, and full dance choruses (as performed by just two women on the Feinstein's stage). You'll feel like you're spending an evening with the icons - right down to their signature accents - in this hilarious celebration of lifelong friendship. With David Brown on piano. Tickets for Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall are $27.50 and available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.

Eliza Leoni was recently seen at Feinstein's in last July's sold out Summer Lovin': a Two Woman Grease. Eliza has written and performed five additional hit two-person musical parodies, including The Tantrum of the Opera, RANT and Let Saigons Be Bygones. She has appeared with the San Francisco Symphony, Impact Theatre, Grace Cathedral, Lamplighters Music Theatre and Ray of Light Theatre, where she is also the associate artistic director. For Ray of Light, Eliza has directed ten cabarets for the Spotlight Series in addition to the mainstage shows Into the Woods and LIZZIE.

Sharon Rietkerk's credits include Elinor in Sense and Sensibility (Chicago Shakespeare Theater), Candida in A Minister's Wife (San Jose Repertory Theater); Marry Me A Little (Theatre Bay Area Award for Best Actress), Little Women, Triangle, Emma (TheatreWorks); Triangle (Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma); The Blonde in Gunmetal Blues (North Coast Repertory); Mabel in The Pirates of Penzance (San Francisco Opera Guild); Born Yesterday, Life Could Be a Dream, Rumors (CenterRepertory Theatre); Little Me, Nymph Errant, Strike up the Band (42nd Street Moon); Marian in The Music Man (South Coast Symphony); and in concert with the Grammy-nominated Bay Brass, South Coast and Bear Valley Symphonies. Next up, she can be seen reprising her performance of Elinor at The Old Globe in San Diego.


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.

All seating at Feinstein's at the Nikko is cabaret style and available on a first-come, first-served basis within the section purchased. Guests who purchase the prix-fixe dinner at Restaurant Anzu will receive a complimentary section upgrade (subject to availability) and get to choose their exact seat locations within the upgraded section.

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. Restaurant Anzu will also offer Feinstein's at the Nikko guests a special three-course prix-fixe dinner ($45 per person) prior to all performances. Reservations can be made by calling (415) 394-1100.

For additional information on Feinstein's at the Nikko, visit: www.hotelnikkosf.com/feinsteins


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