Jane Lynch to Bring SWINGIN' LITTLE CHRISTMAS to Feinstein's at the Nikko
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Join award-winning singer, actress and comedian, Jane Lynch, as she rings in the holidays with her brand-new show, Swingin' Little Christmas, at Feinstein's at the Nikko for three performances only - Thursday, December 8 (8 p.m.); Friday, December 9 (8 p.m.)and Saturday, December 10 (7 p.m.).
Not your typical holiday show, Lynch - accompanied by a five-piece band - will present a joyous and festive evening of traditional holiday songs...along with a few surprises! Joining her on-stage for a portion of the show are special guests Kate Flannery of "The Office," who plays Lynch's mischievous vocal partner and Tim Davis, "Glee's" former vocal arranger.Jane Lynch cut her theatrical teeth at The Second City, Steppenwolf Theatre and in many church basements all over the greater Chicago-land area helping her become the comedic talent she is today. Jane was most recently seen in the Golden Globe and SAG Award-winning Ryan Murphy television series "Glee" on FOX as the one-liner powerhouse coach Sue Sylvester. With her magnificent comedic timing, Jane has earned herself an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress, a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role, and a SAG award nomination for her role. With her wit and luminous stage presence, Jane served as the host for the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. Some of her other recent television credits include the STARZ series "Party Down," "Lovespring," a Lifetime original series, "Desperate Housewives" and "Weeds," as well as the last season of "The L Word" opposite Cybill Shepherd. She has recurring roles on"Two and a Half Men," where she was nominated for an Emmy for Outstanding Guest Actress, "Criminal Minds" and "The New Adventures of Old Christine." Jane also has a long list of film credits to display her acting talents, which can be seen in the upcoming film "A.C.O.D." Past film work includes "The Three Stooges," "Paul," "Julie & Julia," "The Post Grad Survival Guide," "Brownie Masters," Christopher Guest's "For Your Consideration," "A Mighty Wind" and "Best in Show," as well as "Role Models," "The Rocker," "Spring Breakdown," "Walk Hard," "Talladega Nights," "The 40 Year Old Virgin," Margaret Cho's "Celeste and Bam Bam," Alan Cumming's "Suffering Man's Charity," "Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events," "Sleepover," "Surviving Eden," and many more. Jane has also taken her acting chops to the world of animation in the upcoming Disney/Pixar feature "Wreck-It Ralph," "Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs," "Space Chimps," "Alvin and the Chipmunks," "The Cleveland Show," "The Simpsons" and "Shrek Forever After." Jane also added author to her repertoire. Her memoir, "Happy Accidents," was released in September 2011 and includes a foreword written by the legendary Carol Burnett. Jane's play Oh Sister, My Sister! had runs at the Tamarind Theatre and Bang Theater garnering the LA Weekly Comedy Ensemble of the Year Award. Jane was featured in the Broadway production of Annie as Miss Hannigan in a limited Broadway run at the Leonard H. Goldenson Theater in New York. She also hosts NBC's game show hit, Hollywood Game Night, produced by Sean Hayes and Todd Milliner.Jane Lynch, with her comedic timing, fantastic look, and remarkable wit makes her an actress to watch. 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. 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 Jane Lynch and See Jane Sing, visit www.janelynchofficial.com. For more on Feinstein's at the Nikko, go to www.hotelnikkosf.com/feinsteins.