Rat Pack Live Heads Back to London to Play Its Eighth West End Theatre

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The Rat Pack Live From Las Vegas is heading back to the West End for a five-week Christmas season, beginning performances at Wyndham’s Theatre Dec. 20 for a run through Jan. 21, 2012.

This marks the 8th West End theatre it has played, including one-off dates and full seasons previously at the London Palladium, Peacock, Theatre Royal Haymarket, Novello, Savoy, Adelphi and Theatre Royal Drury Lane.

The show re-creates an imagined performance at the Sands Hotel, Las Vegas in the late 1950s and early 1960s headlined by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. From Dec. 20 to Jan. 7, 2012, Christmas with the Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas will feature season classics, including "Baby it's Cold Outside," "Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer," "Let it Snow, Let it Snow," "White Christmas," "Winter Wonderland" & "Auld Lang Syne" alongside the more usual repertoire of "Witchcraft," "Mr. Bojangles,"  "I've Got You Under My Skin," "That's Amore," "Everybody Loves Somebody Sometime," "New York, New York," "Fly Me to the Moon," "Sway," "Volare," "Me And My Shadow," "My Way" and "Memories Are Made Of This." From Jan. 9-21, the original Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas will be presented.

The show is directed and choreographed by Mitch Sebastian, with Matthew Freeman as vocal and music supervisor. It is produced by Paul Walden and Derek Nicol for Flying Entertainment Ltd.

Christmas with the Rat Pack Live from Las Vegas will also simultaneously play a 23-venue tour, beginning performances Nov. 17 at Manchester’s Palace Theatre.

To book for the West End run at Wyndham’s Theatre, contact the box office on 0844 482 5125, or visit www.delfontmackintosh.co.uk.

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