Feinstein’s at the Nikko

Tuck & Patti are making their Feinstein’s at Nikko debut just after Valentine’s Day.  (Courtesy photo)

Togetherness is everything for Tuck & Patti

After four decades, eclectic Bay Area guitar-and-vocal duo Tuck & Patti have…

 

Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. sing their hits at Feinstein’s at the Nikko this weekend. (Courtesy Sterling Winters Company)

Marilyn McCoo, Billy Davis Jr have time and love

As singing duo Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr. enter their 50th…

 

Countess Luann of “Real Housewives” fame brings her cabaret act to The City. (Courtesy Adam Torgerson)

Countess Luann has big show biz dreams

Reality star Luann De Lesseps, aka Countess Luann on Bravo’s “The Real…

 

Great American Songbook interpreter Michael Feinstein appears at his San Francisco club this week. (Courtesy Stephen Sorokoff)

Michael Feinstein marks five years at the Nikko

Michael Feinstein is celebrating the fifth anniversary of his San Francisco cabaret…

Great American Songbook interpreter Michael Feinstein appears at his San Francisco club this week. (Courtesy Stephen Sorokoff)
Chris Mann, a contestant on “The Voice” who appeared in title role in the U.S. tour of “Phantom of the Opera,” brings his cabaret act to The City. (Courtesy photo)

Chris Mann makes his own music of the night

For more than three decades, some very handsome actors have gotten ugly…

Chris Mann, a contestant on “The Voice” who appeared in title role in the U.S. tour of “Phantom of the Opera,” brings his cabaret act to The City. (Courtesy photo)
Erich Bergen, who played Bob Gaudio in "Jersey Boys,"  performs two shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko this weekend. (Courtesy Andrew Werner)

‘Jersey Boy’ Erich Bergen brings cabaret act to SF

Erich Bergen, best known for his role as Bob Gaudio of the…

Erich Bergen, who played Bob Gaudio in "Jersey Boys,"  performs two shows at Feinstein's at the Nikko this weekend. (Courtesy Andrew Werner)
James Torme brings his jazz-soul act to San Francisco for the first time. (Courtesy photo)

Singer James Torme a living legacy and something new

As a kid, on visits to San Francisco, James Tormé used to…

James Torme brings his jazz-soul act to San Francisco for the first time. (Courtesy photo)
Even though she’s not famous for it, Minnie Driver says she has been making music as long as she’s been acting. (Courtesy photo)

Meet Minnie Driver, singer-songwriter

Judging solely by big screen appearances two decades apart, Minnie Driver’s talents…

Even though she’s not famous for it, Minnie Driver says she has been making music as long as she’s been acting. (Courtesy photo)
COURTESY  PHOTOTony Award-winner Alan Cumming graces two events in The City this weekend.

Versatile Alan Cumming comes to S.F.

Life remains a cabaret for Alan Cumming. who is spending a musical…

COURTESY  PHOTOTony Award-winner Alan Cumming graces two events in The City this weekend.
COURTESY  PHOTOLena Hall brings her blues-rocking musical act to San Francisco this weekend.

Tony-winner Lena Hall gets her girl (back) on

Celina Consuela Gabriella Carvajal is coming home to San Francisco for a…

COURTESY  PHOTOLena Hall brings her blues-rocking musical act to San Francisco this weekend.
COURTESY  PHOTOVocalist Paula West is performing for six weeks at Feinstein’s at the Nikko.

Another eclectic set list from classy Paula West

After singer Paula West flubbed a lyric on the wordy Hank Williams’…

COURTESY  PHOTOVocalist Paula West is performing for six weeks at Feinstein’s at the Nikko.
COURTESY PHOTOCharles Busch’s cabaret act comes to The City this week.

Drag's Charles Busch enjoying a S.F. renaissance

Don’t be perplexed by the elegant dame taking the stage of Feinstein’s…

COURTESY PHOTOCharles Busch’s cabaret act comes to The City this week.
COURTESY PHOTOLinda Lavin brings her cabaret act to San Francisco this week.

Linda Lavin celebrates a life onstage

There’s a sturdy pragmatism to Linda Lavin’s conversational style that will likely…

COURTESY PHOTOLinda Lavin brings her cabaret act to San Francisco this week.
COURTESY PHOTOThe traveling edition of “Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking!

Nothing forbidden in Broadway parody

If, as the saying goes, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery,…

COURTESY PHOTOThe traveling edition of “Forbidden Broadway: Alive and Kicking!
courtesy photoTony Award-nominee Jeremy Jordan brings his cabaret act to Feinsteins at the Nikko this week.

Jeremy Jordan faces his fears in new SF cabaret show

Jeremy Jordan is making his cabaret debut this week at Feinstein’s at…

courtesy photoTony Award-nominee Jeremy Jordan brings his cabaret act to Feinsteins at the Nikko this week.
courtesy photoBroadway and West End performer Sierra Boggess brings her cabaret act to San Francisco this week.

Broadway’s Sierra Boggess awakens to inspiration

Few performers get to explore the same character in two different musicals…

courtesy photoBroadway and West End performer Sierra Boggess brings her cabaret act to San Francisco this week.
courtesy photoJoan Collins dishes about Hollywood and her life in “One With Joan” in The City this week.

Joan Collins tells all about ‘Dynasty’ and more

On-screen b----slaps aside, Joan Collins’ six-decade career stands out as one of…

courtesy photoJoan Collins dishes about Hollywood and her life in “One With Joan” in The City this week.
COURTESY PHOTORita Wilson brings her cabaret act to San Francisco this week.

Rita Wilson sings her ‘AM/FM’ memories

Rita Wilson isn’t sure exactly how long her character, Viola Marsh, will…

COURTESY PHOTORita Wilson brings her cabaret act to San Francisco this week.
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Christine Ebersole contemplates end of the world

Christine Ebersole was a big noise from Winnetka, Ill., who blew into…

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McKechnie, McArdle mine memories

For the next two weeks, Feinstein's at the Nikko seems to be…