The swinginand swaggerinof old Las Vegas nightlife is coming to Morgantown when”The Rat Pack is Back: The Tribute to Frank, Sammy, Joey and Dean”hits the West Virginia University Creative Arts Center stage. For one night only, become witness to the spectacular re-creation of a famousSummit at the Sandshotel show on Tuesday, April 28, at 7:30 p.m.
Tickets are still available for this memorable show at the Mountainlair and Creative Arts Center box offices, ticketmaster.com and by phone at 800-745-3000.
With a stellar cast,”The Rat Pack is Back”has been hailed as the next best thing to seeing the legendary stars themselves. In this phenomenal production, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., Joey Bishop and Dean Martin are summoned back to Earth by God for one final performance, backed by the sensational Tribute Orchestra.
Written and produced by Sandy Hackett, son of legendary comedian Buddy Hackett,”The Rat Pack is Back”boasts uncanny vocal recreations, unbridled humor and a hot, live big band that showcases the freewheeling, no-holds-barred nightclub act made famous by Vegasfour favorite sons. Featuring memorable hits likeAll of Me,Fly Me to the Moon,Mr. BojanglesandThats Amore,”The Rat Pack is Back”transports you back to the time when these four superstars commanded the Las Vegas nightlife. With sharp one-liners, cocktail camaraderie and songs that make your heart sing, this authentic performance is not to be missed.
Critics agree that”The Rat Pack is Back”istruly a show youll remember.The Las Vegas Sun writes,This is as close as anyone has come to capturing the feeling of the real thing,and the Chicago Tribune raves,Excellent!
Tickets range from $50 to $55, depending on seat location. Get yours while they last at the Mountainlair and Creative Arts Center box offices, ticketmaster.com and by phone at 800-745-3000. Tickets may also be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets, including Giant Eagle on Greenbag Road and FYE in the Meadowbrook Mall. WVU Students may purchase tickets for $35 with a valid Mountaineer Card at the campus box offices.
The University Art Series is produced by WVU Arts and Entertainment. For more event information, call 304-293-SHOW or visit events.wvu.edu .