To fans, Cole Porter was more than a great composer; he was a kind of soothe sayer, or oracle, spinning truths about the raptures and follies of romantic life. His work is truly timeless and we are so pleased to commemorate and celebrate his birthday with this fantastic tribute show by Steve Ross. The New York Times has called Steve Ross one of Cole Porter’s most sensitive interpreters. Steve’s wit, charm and style personifies the very essence of Cole Porter. This spirited evening brings together Cole Porter’s brilliant, sometimes racy list songs (“You’re the Top,” “It’s De-Lovely”) with the bittersweet, passionate ballads (“Night and Day,” “So in Love”) to form a delicious confection that is bound to satisfy audiences and critics alike.
Steve Ross rose to fame as a cabaret entertainer during his lengthy sojourns at New York’s fabled Algonquin Hotel and Ted Hook’s Backstage in the late 1970’s. He has spent the ensuing decades singing and playing in smart clubs and swank parties all over the world. Continue reading