Results tagged “Frank Sinatra” from Spotlight

Maurice Hines Is Tappin Again for 'Warm' D.C. Audiences

By Doug Rule
November 21, 2013 12:54 PM |
“I love the D.C. audiences. They’re very, very warm,” Maurice Hines tells Metro Weekly. “Certain cities are not. You have to warm them up…I don’t have to do tricks here. I just come out and I say, ‘Hi!’ And they say ‘Hi’ right back! It’s wonderful.” Hines has been a regular presence on the D.C. theater scene for the past ... [Read]

Review: Come Fly Away

Posted by Randy Shulman
April 27, 2012 8:59 AM |
Singing to recorded music signals that you can't afford live musicians. What Twyla Tharp has done in Come Fly Away, putting a big band onstage to accompany recorded vocals by Frank Sinatra, signals that she couldn't afford not to have live musicians. Not if she wanted a commercial product that could justify hefty ticket prices, anyway. But it's a superfluous ... [Read]