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Relive the glamour and glory of 60s Las Vegas in new show
Music lovers are being invited to swing into February with a vibrant live stage show taken from the pages of the Rat Pack era. 'From Hollywood to Vegas', which comes to the Tamworth Assembly Rooms in Staffordshire on February 7, promises to be a stunning celebration of the golden years of stage and screen. It will showcase three of the 20th century's greatest icons - Frank Sinatra, Marilyn Monroe and Dean Martin - who will treat audiences to a selection of classic old favourites including Come Fly with Me, Diamonds are a Girl's Best Friend and The Lady is a Tramp. The show will feature David Alacey (Lovejoy & Inspector Alleyn) as Sinatra alongside Paul Drakeley as Martin and special guest Charley Toulan, who will perform many of the great songs associated with Monroe, including Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend and My Heart Belongs to Daddy. She will also recreate a historic moment in Rat Pack history by serenading a member of the audience with a special performance of Happy Birthday.
Now celebrating its 21st record-breaking year, From Hollywood to Vegas will bring style, glamour and the excitement of the Las Vegas heyday to life on stage. Audiences will be treated to a collection of familiar hits from these legends of entertainment, which will also include the likes of My Way, Mr Bojangles, New York New York, Amore and Fly Me to The Moon. This stylish treat for all the family also features the fabulous Buddy Greco Band under the direction of BBC musical director Mac Shone and The Stunning L.A Showgirls, making it easy to believe you are being transported back a few decades to the classic days of 60s Vegas. Further information about this, and other shows at the newly refurbished Assembly Rooms during 2020 can be found by looking at the what's on at www.tamworthartsandevents.co.uk/whats-on .
Newly refurbished Tamworth Assembly Rooms as it neared completion
Tickets for From Hollywood to Vegas, which starts at 7.30pm on February 7, cost £22.50. Tickets for all shows at Tamworth Assembly Rooms are available online at www.tamworthassemblyrooms.co.uk, in person from Tamworth Information Centre, or by calling the Box Office on 01827 709618.