Norm Lewis Will Ring in the New Year at Feinstein's at the Nikko
Following his debut last year, Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to ring in the New Year with Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis onMonday, December 31, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Joined by his swinging New York band-including George Farmer, Perry Cavari, and Musical Director Joseph Joubert-Lewis will perform material from many of the Broadway productions he has starred in over the years, including Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera, Porgy & Bess, and Once On This Island, as well as classics and audience favorites he has performed all over the world. . .from London to Tokyo! Lewis will also share stories from his crazy and eventful year, including what it was like performing in "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!" on live television. In addition, Lewis will celebrate the release of his first-ever holiday recording, "The Norm Lewis Christmas Album." There's no better way to spend your New Year's Eve than in the warm and wonderful embrace of one of Broadway's most sought-after leading men. Norm Lewis: New Year's Eve is directed by Norm's long-time pal,Richard Jay-Alexander. Tickets for Norm Lewis range in price from $78.75-$125and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting www.ticketfly.com.Norm Lewis was recently seen in the NBC television special, "Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert!," alongside John Legend, Sara Bareilles, and Alice Cooper. He appeared in the Broadway revival of Once on This Island and as Sweeney Todd in the Off-Broadway production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at the Barrow Street Theatre, receiving the AUDELCO Award for his performance. In May of 2014, he made history as The Phantom of the Opera's first African American Phantom on Broadway. He has been seen on PBS in the Live From Lincoln Center productions of "Showboat" with Vanessa Williams, "Norm Lewis: Who Am I?," and "New Year's Eve: A Gershwin Celebration" with Diane Reeves, as well as "American Voices" with Renée Fleming and the PBS Special "First You Dream - The Music of Kander & Ebb." He can be seen recurring in the VH1 series, Daytime Divas, also alongside Vanessa Williams. His additional television credits include "Chicago Med," "Gotham," "The Blacklist," and "Blue Bloods," as well as in his recurring role as Senator Edison Davis on the hit drama, "Scandal." Mr. Lewis received Tony, Drama Desk, Drama League, and Outer Critics Circle award nominations for his performance as Porgy in the Broadway production of The Gershwins' Porgy & Bess. Other Broadway credits include Sondheim on Sondheim, The Little Mermaid, Les Misérables, Chicago, Amour, The Wild Party, Side Show, Miss Saigon, and The Who's Tommy. In London's West End he has appeared as Javert in Les Misérables and Les Misérables: The 25th Anniversary Concert, which aired on PBS. Off-Broadway Mr. Lewis has performed in Dessa Rose (Drama Desk nomination, AUDELCO Award), Shakespeare in the Park's The Tempest, The Two Gentlemen of Verona (Drama League nomination), Captains Courageous, and A New Brain. His regional credits include Porgy in The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess (A.R.T.), Ragtime, Dreamgirls (with Jennifer Holliday), First You Dream, Sweeney Todd, and The Fantasticks. On film Mr. Lewis can be seen in the newly released drama, "Magnum Opus," and has appeared in "Winter's Tale," "Sex and the City 2," "Confidences," and "Preaching to the Choir." Norm's solo debut album "This is The Life" can be found on Amazon.com as well as cdbaby.com. 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. For additional information on Norm Lewis, visit: www.normlewis.com. For additional information on Feinstein's at the Nikko, visit: www.feinsteinsatthenikko.com.