An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas starring Evan Tyrone Martin
December 3, 2019
11:00 a.m. – Tickets $30
Chicago sensation Evan Tyrone Martin (Jesus Christ Superstar, Side Show, Oklahoma) warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of musical legend Nat King Cole. "No one alive sings Nat King Cole’s 'Nature Boy' as well as Evan Tyrone Martin," says Sacramento Cultural Hub and Chicago Tribune calls him “Destined for Stardom.” Jeff Award nominee Martin intimately relates Cole’s personal journey, while presenting a festive cocktail of hit songs including “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “The Christmas Song,” and “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.”
Presented by Artists Lounge Live.
Sponsored by Chicago Dough Company
About Evan Tyrone Martin
Chicago Sun-Times raves, "Evan Tyrone Martin is a golden-voiced actor of sweetness and grace.” Martin headlines concert stages nationwide in Unforgettable: Evan Tyrone Martin Sings Nat King Cole as well as his holiday offering An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas. Martin was highlighted by Chicago Tribune as "Destined for Stardom: One of the Hot New Faces of Chicago Theatre" as well as receiving a Chicago Magazine shout out as one of "Five Chicago Actors Who Could Win Tonys Someday." Outstanding theatre credits nationwide include the world premiere of the critically acclaimed new musical The Black Clown, Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus, Black Theatre Alliance Award nomination), Oklahoma (Ali Hakim), Hair (Hud), Duke Ellington's Greatest Hits, I Left My Heart: A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett (Jeff Award nomination), Far From Heaven (Raymond-Jeff Award nomination), Dreamgirls (Curtis-Black Theatre Alliance Award nomination), The Little Mermaid (King Triton), Rent(Collins), The Color Purple (Harpo), Side Show (Jake-Jeff Award nomination), Violet (Flick-Jeff Award nomination), Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Valentin-Jeff Award nomination, Broadway World Award nomination), and Pippin (Leading Player). He is a graduate of Ashland University.