About This Event
Mark Cortale presents Cabaret & Jazz artist NICHOLAS KING with legendary Jazz pianist MIKE RENZI, Nicholas King made his Ptown debut last summer headlining the CabaretFest. NICOLAS KING has been performing since he was 4 years old. Having been in 3 Broadway productions ("Beauty & The Beast", "A Thousand Clowns" with Tom Selleck, and Carol Burnett's "Hollywood Arms" directed by Hal Prince) before the age of 12, he has also appeared in many national TV commercials, including his award winning 'Oscar Mayer Lunchables' commercial. King has appeared on many TV talk shows such as "The View", "The Today Show", "Sally Jesse Raphael", "Liza & David", and twice on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno (including Leno's final week as host in 2014). Releasing his latest single, Sing" this year, he has performed on the Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon for 8 consecutive years live in Las Vegas, the Mabel Mercer Foundation's "Cabaret Convention" for 8 years, and originated the voice of "Oscar" on Discovery Kids' "Kenny The Shark". King is the recipient of the 1995 and 1996 Talent America Award, 2010 Julie Wilson Award, 2015 AMG Award for Artist of the Year, the 2012 Bistro Award for 'Outstanding Performer of the Year', and awarded the 2019 Legends Award for his contribution to the preservation of the Great American Songbook. Aside from performing alongside artists as Andrea McArdle, Jack Jones, Lainie Kazan, Donna McKechnie, Faith Prince, Billy Paul, Jennifer Holliday, Debby Boone, and Linda Lavin, he has also performed alongside his mentor, the legendary Liza Minnelli, since he was 11 years old as her opening act from 2002-2012, touring all over the country. King has performed on many iconic stages including concerts and appearances at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, Birdland, 54 Below, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre.