Podcast With MICHAEL FEINSTEIN
Multi platinum selling, two time Emmy-nominated and five time Grammy-nominated entertainer Michael Feinstein sings his way onto the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University (ATRU) stage September 29 at 7:30 p.m. Considered one of the premier interpreters of American standard songs and dubbed “The Ambassador of the Great American Songbook,” Feinstein unites with Jeff Lindberg’s world-renowned Chicago Jazz Orchestrato delight audiences and take them on a journey through some of the most beloved music of our time. Tickets ($32 – $92) are on sale now and are available online at ticketmaster.com/auditorium, by phone (800.982.2787) or in-person at the Auditorium Theatre Box Office (50 E. Congress Parkway).
“Michael Feinstein not only sings the legendary classics of our American Songbook, he is a legend in his own right,” said ATRU Executive Director Brett Batterson. “Combined with one of the greatest artistic institutions in Chicago under the helm of Jeff Lindberg, Michael and the Chicago Jazz Orchestra will treat audiences to a night of pure musical pleasure and fill the Auditorium Theatre with the music that has shaped the popular song today.”
Feinstein’s repertoire spans decades of some of the most beloved classics engrained into the American Songbook and this special Chicago engagement will pay tribute to some of the greatest legends of our time. As a special preview of his new book and album “The Gershwins and Me,” Feinstein will perform the beloved melodies of George and Ira Gershwin. “Love is Here to Stay,” “Someone to Watch Over Me” and “Embraceable You,” are just a few of the timeless standards that will imbue the Auditorium Theatre. Feinstein will also honor the legendary Frank Sinatra as he features selections from his Grammy Award nominated CD “The Sinatra Project” and it’s follow up “The Sinatra Project, Volume II – The Good Life” with thrilling staples like “Luck Be a Lady,” “Come Fly With Me,” “Witchcraft,” “The Way You Look Tonight” and more. Combined with the finesse and brilliant styling of the CJO, these musical masterpieces are brought to life for one night only in a thrilling journey through the golden age of song. For more information, visit auditoriumtheatre.org.