August 25, 2020
“Shaking the Blues Away!”
Nicolas King returns to the Arctic Playhouse in “Shaking The Blues Away!” – a collection of feel good songs from the musical worlds of jazz, pop and Broadway under the musical direction of 7 time Emmy Award winner Mike Renzi. Don’t miss who Broadway World calls “…the coolest cat to stand at a microphone and run the gamut of Herculean vocal ability and physical presence ever seen on a nightclub stage!”
Nicolas King has been performing since age 4. He was seen first on Broadway in ‘Beauty & The Beast’, then in ‘A Thousand Clowns’ opposite Tom Selleck, and ‘Hollywood Arms’ directed by Hal Prince, all before age 12. Other credits include 8 consecutive annual performances on The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, ‘The View’, ‘Today’ show, ‘Liza & David’, ‘Sally Jesse Raphael’ and twice on ‘The Tonight Show’ with Jay Leno. Other career highlights include originating the role of “Oscar” on Discovery Kids’ “Kenny The Shark”, as well as over two dozen national Television commercials. His ‘Oscar Mayer Lunchables’ commercial went international, and won the Golden Marble Award in 1998.Nicolas went on the road with his mentor Liza Minnelli to perform as her opening act from 2002-2012. The Mabel Mercer Foundation awarded Nicolas their coveted ‘Julie Wilson Award’ at the 2010 Cabaret Convention at Lincoln Center. He’s the recipient of the 1995 Talent America Award, 2012 BISTRO Award for Outstanding Performer of the Year, 2015 AMG Heritage Award for Artist of the Year, as well as receiving a Grammy consideration for his latest album, “On Another Note” with jazz great Mike Renzi (available now on CDbaby, Apple iTunes and other music retailers
The Cabaret Club at The Arctic Playhouse is going VIRTUAL. Join all of your friends from the comfort of your computer to witness this great line-up of shows. All of these performances are open to the public, with a $20 suggested donation that can be made in advance or the evening of the performance via multiple platforms.