Denise Tomasello and her 17-piece Orchestra Celebrating The Great American Songbook: Frank, Sammy, Tony & Me

In a sequel to her 2022 triumphant concert Judy, Liza, Barbara and Me, Cabaret Queen Denise Tomasello follows up with a tribute to the greatest male singers of the Great American Songbook: Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and tony Bennett, as well as performing her beloved signature songs. Called “the consummate cabaret singer,” by the Chicago Tribune, she has headlined with legends Don Rickles, Jackie Mason and Alan King.

Crowned “Chicago’s Cabaret Queen” by the Chicago Tribune, Sun-Times, BroadwayWorld, Daily Herald and WGN Radio, Denise Tomasello is winner of the After Dark Award for “Outstanding Cabaret Performer” and the Gold Coast Award. She has sold-out concerts including at the Chicago Theatre, The Auditorium, The Empire Room, Park West to the more intimate nightclubs such as The Pump Room, Davenport’s and the Metropole at the Fairmont, Denise was honored to be chosen as the finale in the critically acclaimed documentary Live at Mister Kelly’s. Denise is a Chicago music legend. She has performed as some of the nation’s top concert halls and nightclubs including New York’s Town Hall and Eighty-Eights, Michael Feinstein’s Cinegrill in Hollywood and the Gardenia in Los Angeles.

One of the Chicago’s most beloved and enduring performers, the Sun Times called her “a Chicago musical institution.” With her powerful and emotional vocals, along with her quick-witted repartee, she makes every performance unique. The Chicago Tribune’s and WGN Radio host Rick Kogan summed it up best stating “wildly glamorous and wickedly amusing, when she sinks her teeth into a belters delight, the room sizzles.” Denise is a Chicago treasure.


Jun 11 2023


3:00 PM

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Des Plaines Theatre
Des Plaines Theatre
Des Plaines, IL