FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed Best of New York" by New York Magazine and an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post, will continue its Winter/Spring 2012 season with the Emmy and Golden Globe nominated singer and actress GLORIA REUBEN. This will mark the world premiere of her new show Here's To LifeThe Songs of Shirley Horn" on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 8:00 PM. Accompanied by a trio and sometimes accompanying herself at the piano, Reuben will honor the late jazz legend with selections from Here's To Life" and You're My Thrill," Horn's landmark albums with arranger Johnny Mandel. The shows will take place at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
Ms. Horn's unique and special style, so beautifully simple yet incredibly deep, affects me in a very personal way," Reuben says. It's my hope to continue in that tradition of simplicity and depth by performing both love songs and swing songs in this very intimate space."
GLORIA REUBEN is an actress, singer and social activist who, over the past twenty years has amassed impressive credentials in television, film, theater and music. Many will remember Gloria as the HIV+ health care professional Jeanie Boulet on the hit NBC series ER," a role that garnered her two Emmy Award nominations and a Golden Globe nomination. She has had multiple regular starring roles in a variety of other television series, most recently the hit TNT show Raising The Bar." Her film credits include Timecop, Nick of Time, and Shaft. Gloria will be co-starring alongside Daniel Day-Lewis in the upcoming Steven Spielberg film on Abraham Lincoln.
Gloria's portrayal of Condoleezza Rice in David Hare's play Stuff Happens (at New York City's Public Theater) garnered her a Lucille Lortel Best Actress Award. Gloria's music career includes being a backup singer for Tina Turner in 2000, which led her to record her solo album Just For You. She is currently working on a new record.
Gloria is also a committed social activist. She is a special advisor on climate change for The Climate Reality Project, former Vice President Al Gore's environmental organization. She is on the Board for the National Wildlife Federation, along with being on the Leadership Council for the Natural Resources Defense Council and Waterkeeper Alliance. She is on the Leadership Council for the RFK Center for Justice and Human Rights, and she serves on the Board for SIECUS: the Sexuality, Information and Education Council of the United States.
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY will present GLORIA REUBEN in Here's To LifeThe Songs of Shirley Horn" on Friday, March 2 and Saturday, March 3 at 8:00PM. Both shows have a $40.00 cover with $60.00 premium seats and $75.00 up-front seats available, in addition to a $25.00 food and beverage minimum. Jackets are suggested but not required. FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY is located at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street in New York City. For ticket reservations and club information, please call (212) 339-4095.
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