with Liza Minnelli's Musical Protege NICOLAS KING
(Palm Beach, FL – February 12, 2013) The Colony Hotel - which The Palm Beach Post has hailed as “probably the best place for cabaret on the planet” – continues the star-studded season at the hotel's celebrated Royal Room with a talented young performer who is widely recognized as the musical protege of the legendary Liza Minnelli:
Back By Popular Demand
Nicolas King has performing since age 4. He was seen first on Broadway in Beauty & The Beast, then in A Thousand Clowns opposite Tom Selleck, and in Hollywood Arms directed by Hal Prince, all before the age of 13. Other credits include eight consecutive annual performances on The Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon, ABC’s The View, NBC’s Today Show and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. He went on the road with Liza Minnelli to perform as the opening act to her 2006 tour, and he received the prestigious Julie Wilson Award from the Mabel Mercer Foundation at the 2010 Cabaret Convention. A veteran of more than a dozen national TV commercials, Nicolas King released the aptly named Nineteen two years ago.
Reviews of Nicolas King:
+ The New York Times: "A precociously polished crooner."
+ Liza Minnelli: "Look out, Showbiz. Here comes Nicolas King!"
+ Carol Burnett: "This kid is amazing!"
+ Joe Franklin, Bloomberg Radio: "Riveting performances... Nicolas King is my candidate for superstardom this decade."
+ John Hoglund, TheaterScene.net:
Cost to Attend Nicolas King:
+ Tuesday & Wednesday: $110 for prix fixe dinner & show; $50 for show only.
+ Friday & Saturday: $120 for prix fixe dinner & show; $60 for show only.
Showtime & Ticket Information:
For all Royal Room Cabaret performances, the doors open at 6:30 for dinner and the show starts at 8:30. To make reservations, people should call the hotel box-office at 561.659.8100. The Colony is located at 155 Hammon Avenue in Palm Beach, just one block south of Worth Avenue, one block west of the Atlantic Ocean.
About The Colony Hotel - Palm Beach:
Host to American Presidents and British Royalty, Movie Stars and Corporate Czars, The Colony has been the center of Palm Beach society for more than 60 years, An intimate, friendly boutique hotel with British Colonial flair, it is just steps away from shopping on world famous Worth Avenue, and about 100 yards from a beautiful Atlantic Ocean beach. This landmark hotel recently completed an extensive $20-million renovation and offers guests the choice of charming hotel rooms, luxurious suites, spectacular penthouses and spacious two bedroom villas - plus beautiful grounds and Frette linens.
The Colony's popular restaurants include:
+ Polo Steaks and Seafood, which is now Palm Beach's number one steakhouse, offering dining al fresco in the hotel's beautiful Palm Court by the pool.
+ Royal Room, which is widely considered to be one of the nation’s premier cabarets.
+ Café 155, which is a petit New York-style deli serving delicious breakfasts and lunches prepared in the hotel’s award-winning kitchen.
Over the last several years, The Colony Hotel has won numerous prestigious awards:
+ Hotel of the Year Award from the Hotel & Lodging Association of Palm Beach County (2012)
+ The Quintessentially Palm Beach Award from the Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce as part of the town’s Centennial Celebration (2011)
+ The Bernays Award for Best Branding Campaign from the Gold Coast PR Council for the 10th anniversary of the Royal Room Supper Club (2011)
+ The Providencia Award from the Palm Beach County Convention & Visitors Bureau. South Florida’s most impressive annual honor recognizing excellence within the local hospitality and tourism industry. This was the only time in the 24-year history of the Award that it had gone to a smaller, boutique hotel (2009).
+ Nicolas King
Gary Schweikhart, PR-BS, Inc.
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Ruth Young, The Colony Hotel
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