Barbara Cook and Michael Feinstein Play Feinstein's Beginning Nov. 29

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Barbara Cook and Michael Feinstein play the latter's namesake club, Feinstein's at Loews Regency, Nov. 29-Dec. 30.

Barbara Cook
Barbara Cook Photo by Mike Martin

To celebrate Cook's 2011 Kennedy Center Honor, Feinstein's has rolled back prices to when the club opened in 1999: For the month of December there is the special price of a $60 cover charge and no minimum.

Cook and Feinstein's new show features gems from the great American songbook, Broadway hits and holiday classics. The two artists are backed by musical director Mike Renzi on piano, Sean Smith on bass, Warren Odze on drums, Barry Danielian on trumpet and Aaron Heick on flute/saxophone.

Barbara Cook, a 2010 Tony nominee for her performance in Sondheim on Sondheim, has starred on Broadway in Flahooley, Candide, The Gay Life, The Music Man and She Loves Me. She received a Best Featured Actress in a Musical Tony Award for her performance in The Music Man, and her one-woman show, Mostly Sondheim, was nominated for a Tony in the Best Special Theatrical Event category. Cook was also seen on the New York stage in Barbara Cook's Broadway. Both Mostly Sondheim and Barbara Cook's Broadway were recorded for DRG. Cook made her solo debut at the Metropolitan Opera, which was also released on DRG Records.

A five-time Grammy nominee, Michael Feinstein is often credited with reinvigorating interest in the American popular song. The crooner has performed in concert halls around the world and on Broadway and now co-owns his own nightclub, Feinstein's at Loews Regency. His numerous solo recordings include "The Sinatra Project," "Michael and George: Feinstein Sings Gershwin," "Big City Rhythms" "Romance On Film, Romance On Broadway," "Michael Feinstein with The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra," "Only One Life: The Songs of Jimmy Webb" and "Hopeless Romantics." Feinstein returned to Broadway in the short-lived All About Me opposite Dame Edna Everage.

Feinstein's at Loews Regency is located at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street. For ticket reservations call (212) 339-4095 or visit feinsteinsatloewsregency.com.

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