MICHAELFEINSTEIN AND CHEYENNE JACKSON APPEAR IN THE POWER OF TWOAT CARNEGIE HALL ON OCTOBER 29 AT 8:00 PM
On Friday, October 29 at 8:00 p.m., Carnegie Hall presents adynamic evening of classic American song featuring a duo performance byfive-time Grammy Award-nominated singer, pianist, and renowned interpreter ofthe Great American Songbook Michael Feinstein and award-winning singer,stage, and screen actor Cheyenne Jackson. The performance—entitled ThePower of Two after their 2009 album of the same name—will feature the duoperforming pop songs, classic standards, and numbers from Broadway shows like KissMe Kate, City of Angels, and The King and I. Their worktogether has been called “passionate, impeccably harmonized, andgroundbreaking” by The New York Times, and “provocative entertainment”by The New York Observer. Mr. Feinstein and Mr. Jackson are joined byMusical Director and pianist John Oddo and a swinging 17-piece band forthis performance in Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage.Mr. Feinstein returns to Carnegie Hall in the spring to host his annualthree-part series, Standard Time with Michael Feinstein withperformances taking place on Wednesday, February 23, Tuesday, March 22, and Thursday,April 21 in Zankel Hall.About the ArtistsMichael Feinstein is considered one of the premier interpreters ofAmerican standards, and his 150-plus shows a year regularly includeperformances at Carnegie Hall, the Hollywood Bowl, the White House, andBuckingham Palace. Mr. Feinstein is nationally recognized for his commitment tocelebrating American popular song and preserving its legacy for the nextgeneration. He currently serves on the Library of Congress’s National RecordingPreservation Board, ensuring the survival of America’s sound recordingheritage.Mr. Feinstein’s recent projects include the 2009 Concord Records release of TheSinatra Project, and the PBS series American Songbook. He iscurrently producing an upcoming feature film about iconic composer GeorgeGershwin that was optioned by Dreamworks. Mr. Feinstein will also serve asArtistic Director of the Palladium Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel,Indiana, scheduled to open in January 2011, and recently took over as directorof the Jazz & Popular Song Series at New York’s Jazz at Lincoln Center. Inaddition, Mr. Feinstein has written the score for two new stage musicals, TheDay They Saved Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and The Gold Room, andis working on an MGM project to turn The Thomas Crown Affair into aBroadway musical. Through live performances, recordings, film and televisionappearances, and his songwriting—in collaboration with Alan and MarilynBergman, Lindy Robbins, and Carole Bayer Sager—Mr. Feinstein is an all-starforce in American music.Cheyenne Jackson is a multi-talented, award-winning stage, film, andtelevision actor. He is currently appearing on NBC's 30 Rock as DannyBaker, Fox's hit TV series Glee as the new coach of Vocal Adrenaline,Dustin Goolsby, and will soon be seen on HBO's final season of Curb YourEnthusiasm. Upcoming 2011 films include Smile and The Greenopposite Julia Ormond and Illeana Douglas. On- and off-Broadway, Cheyenne hasstarred in: Finian's Rainbow (Drama Desk nomination), Damn Yankees,Xanadu (Drama League, Drama Desk nominations), The Agony & theAgony, All Shook Up (Theater World Award, Drama League, OuterCritics Circle nomination), the premiere cast of Altar Boyz, Aida,Thoroughly Modern Millie, The Cartells, On the 20th Century,and The 24 Hour Plays. Other film and television credits include: theOscar-nominated United 93, Curiosity, Hysteria, PhotoOp, Family Practice, Life on Mars, Ugly Betty, and ItTakes a Village. Mr. Jackson is an ambassador for amfAR (The Foundation forAIDS Research) and he serves as the national ambassador and spokesperson forHMI (The Hetrick-Martin Institute).Program InformationFriday, October 29 at 8:00 p.m.Stern Auditorium/Perelman StageMICHAEL FEINSTEINCHEYENNE JACKSONJohn Oddo, Musical Director and PianistTHE POWER OF TWO AT CARNEGIE HALLTickets: $33, $37, $46, $74, $82, $90_____________________________________Wednesday, February 23, Tuesday, March 22, and Thursday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m.Zankel HallSTANDARD TIME WITH MICHAEL FEINSTEINProduced for Carnegie Hall by Michael A. Kerker/ASCAPSponsored by DeWitt Stern Group, Inc.Tickets: $90Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
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