Theatre Performances - Memories of Louis Jannetta and the Imperial Room
Memories of Louis Jannetta and the Imperial Room
Showtime: Saturday, March 2, 2019
Location: RBC Theatre
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|Memories of Louis Jannetta and the Imperial Room||March 2, 2019||07:30 pm||$40.00 - $55.00|
This evening's concert is a musical journey from the 50's to the 90's.
Patti Jannetta will share warm stories of her father Louis Jannetta, and his life among the stars as show business Maitre D' at the iconic Royal York Hotel Imperial Ballroom.
Memorable music will have guests travelling down the 'historical steps of musical time'.
A teen actress in the Canadian production of the Las Vegas and LA theater version of Jesus Christ Superstar, Patti’s performed across Canada, the US, Europe and Asia. She’s released three albums, 2 music videos and starred in her own CTV national special A Family Christmas with Patti Jannetta. Patti wrote and toured with Bo Diddley, and shared the stage with artists from Michael Buble and Burton Cummings to Jackie Richardson and Michael Burgess. A Juno Award nominee, Patti received a Diamond Record for the Much Music Dance hit Tell Me You Love Me and received the Canadian Recording Legacy Award. Patti’s in constant demand as a performer, host and MC.
Based on true stories and her own experiences from her father Louis Jannetta’s book, King of the Maître’d’s, My Life Among the Stars, Patti is thrilled to bring her self-written production Memories of Louis Jannetta and The Imperial Room to life!
Joining the cast!
After recording and touring the world as a member of The Nylons, Micah has established himself as one of Canada's foremost solo entertainers. His career has included a Billboard #1 hit Welcome To My Head and a #1 Jazz single New York Story the title song from his critically acclaimed album New York Stories (e-One Music). He is also a busy vocal coach helping support the next generation of talent on both sides of the border. For music, video’s and more please check micahbarnes.com
Jackie Richardson is an electrifying, award-winning, world-class performer and one of Canada’s foremost singers of gospel, blues and jazz whose career includes performances in concert, radio, television and recordings. She has performed across Canada and in countries around the world. Jackie has received the NAACP, Juno, Betty, Dora, Jesse, Gemini, South African Women for Women Awards and Nominations.
Jackie was also presented with Lifetime Achievement Awards from The Toronto Blues Society, The Canadian Black Achievement Awards, The Ken Page Memorial Trust and The Canadian Equity Association. She holds a number of additional awards and honours that have been bestowed on her and most recently was honoured by PAL Canada Foundation.
High on Jackie’s list are community and global concerns, and some of her most vital areas of support is for The Regent Park community, The Steven Lewis Foundation’s Grandmother’s Campaign (HIV/AIDS project), and The Princess Margaret Hospital. Jackie is known to be very passionate about the need to bring more focus and support to children and women’s issues.
Lastly, to quote Jackie "Don’t let nobody take your joy!"
Adrian Luces was born in Port of Spain, Trinidad, and emigrated to Canada at the age of nine, and was quickly recruited into a specialized music focused school in Toronto for his primary and secondary education. Adrian further pursued his music studies by attending the renowned jazz and pop school, Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. He later received a degree in Vocal Performance from the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston.
A versatile singer, Adrian has participated in performances on television, and on stage, ranging from classical, opera and Broadway, to jazz, pop and rock, however his favourite songs to sing are inspirational pop, and love ballads. He’s also a songwriter, concert producer and an Executive Voice coach instructing executives and professionals on how to enhance their overall image through their voice.
Tap Dancer. Performer. Choreographer. Speaker. Believer. Montreal native Travis Knights is realizing his dreams, pounding rhythms on wood floors all over the world. His talent and dedication have earned him audiences in Shanghai, Dusseldorf, Paris, New York, and Vancouver to name a few. His career started in 2000, when he was cast as a principal dancer in the motion picture biography of Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson with Gregory Hines and Savion Glover.
He was tapped to be the principal dancer in the video game adaptation of Warner Brother's 'Happy Feet'. Travis was a Tap Dance consultant for Cirque du Soleil, starred in the touring show 'Wonderland: A Tap Tribute to Stevie Wonder', was a featured Tap Dancer in the Opening Ceremonies to the 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver and toured North America with the raucous and rowdy internationally acclaimed Australian Tap Dance show, Tap Dogs. Travis hosts The Tap Love Tour Podcast, featuring interviews with inspiring artists and he’s developing an original full length work commissioned by Soulpepper Theater Company. We are ecstatic to have him as part of the cast of Memories of Louis Jannetta and the Imperial Room.