Swingsational show comes to Wakefield

The Rat Pack Live.
The Rat Pack Live.

Boasting stars from the West End, a brand-new spectacular featuring the kings of swing, Sammy Davis Jnr, Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra, is coming to town.

Described as possessing ‘all the panache and attitude of Sammy, Dean and Frank during their Vegas heyday’, Rat Pack Live combines the sound of big band swing with an all-star cast.

Mark Halliday has performed as Dean Martin to critical acclaim in London’s West End and internationally.

Stephen Rashbrook as Frank Sinatra has played Ol’ Blue Eyes at the Strand, Savoy and Adelphi Theatres in the West End of London and on UK, European and US tours.

His stage career has seen him appear with the likes of Dame Judi Dench, Ben Kingsley, Daniel Day Lewis at the National Theatre, in the West End and on Broadway.

Jim Whitley as Sammy Davis Jnr has toured extensively in the UK as both Sammy and Nat King Cole.

The former Manchester City international footballer has previously performed alongside Judy Carmichael at New York’s famous Rainbow Rooms.

Featuring all the patter and razzamatazz of the Rat Pack’s infamous live stage show, music fans are invited to join Sammy, Dean and Frank in their live concert extravaganza.

Show producer Michael Taylor said: “Together the talented trio combine swingsationally in Rat Pack Live.

“Prepare to experience the definition of cool.”

The concert is set to take place at Theatre Royal Wakefield, Drury Lane, Wakefield, on Thursday April 10 at 7.30pm.

Tickets are £16 to £22 available from the box office on 01924 211 311.

Alternatively go online to www.theatreroyalwakefield.co.uk or www.easytheatres.com.