FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY will continue its Fall 2012 season with the New York premiere of THE DOO WOP PROJECT, featuring stars from Tony award-winning Broadway smash Jersey Boys. The cast of the THE DOO WOP PROJECT includes Jarrod Spector, Dominic Nolfi, Dominic Scaglione, Jr., John Edwards, and Dwayne Cooper.
The group will share backstage stories as well as perform classic Doo Wop hits such as "Since I Don't Have You" by The Skyliners, "Denise" by Randy & The Rainbows, "Little Bitty Pretty One" by Thurston Harris, "Morse Code of Love" by The Capris and other hits by The Belmonts, The Platters, and more.
The show also includes Doo Wop-inspired renditions of contemporary songs such as Amy Winehouse's "Valerie," Michael Jackson's "The Way You Make Me Feel" and Jason Mrazz's "I'm Yours." THE DOO WOP PROJECT will run four nights tonight, November 12 and December 3, 10, 17 at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
Jarrod Spector, prior to his current role as Frankie Valli on Broadway, performed in Les Miserables (Broadway and National Tour), Hamlet (Off Broadway), Our Country's Good (Off Broadway) and The Vy (Off Broadway). He then began touring as an alternate for Frankie Valli in the national tour of Jersey Boys until being offered the lead role when the show began its run in Chicago. He recently released his debut CD Minor Fall, Major Lift.
Dominic Nolfi was born and raised in San Francisco. He received a scholarship to study voice at the San Francisco Conservatory Youth Program. For college he went on to attend The Boston Conservatory to earn a BFA. His recent productions include Grease (European Tour), Art of Success and Three Sisters.
Dominic Scaglione Jr. is a native of Essex County NJ, Dominic rejoined the Broadway company of Jersey Boys having previously played the role of Frankie Valli in Chicago and Las Vegas.
John Edwards has performed in the National Tours of Hairspray as Seaweed J. Stubbs. His other credits include Dreamgirls (Jimmy Early), Brooklyn (Streetsinger), All Shook Up, Footloose and more.
Dwayne Cooper is happy to be doing gigs with no wigs having recently competed on the reality show "RuPaul's Drag Race." On Broadway he performed in the cast of Hairspray, has done numerous tours and is an accomplished songwriter and producer. Follow him on Twitter @dwaynemilan.
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY will present THE DOO WOP PROJECT on Monday nights, November 12, December 3, 10, and 17 at 8:00 PM. All shows have a $25.00 cover and a one drink minimum. Jackets are suggested but not required. The club is located at 540 Park Avenue at 61st Street in New York City. For ticket reservations and club information, call (212) 339-4095 or go online at Feinsteinsatloewsregency.com and TicketWeb.com.
Pictured: Jarrod Spector