Chris Isaacson Presents – This “Young Impresario” has created, produced and promoted over 450 events since forming his company in 2004. From small clubs to major theatres, Isaacson has produced some of the most influential stars of his generation including Adam Lambert (American Idol), Lea Michele (Glee, Spring Awakening), Neil Patrick Harris (CBS’s How I Met Your Mother & ABC’s Doogie Howser, M.D.), Grammy winner Paula Cole, 3x Grammy nominee Taylor Dayne and more.
Isaacson is also creator/founder of LA’s renowned Upright Cabaret which has been redefining the cabaret milieu for a new generation of audiences in Los Angeles since 2005. Upright Cabaret seeks to celebrate old style cabaret while simultaneously turning it on its ear, bringing young Broadway and young Hollywood together in a live setting. Isaacson produces concerts and events under the “Upright Cabaret” banner including the his summer concert series at the Ford Amphitheatre, the successful “American Icon Series” which plays at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza and the Ace Hotel in Palm Springs, as well as, his critically acclaimed concerts “Shoshana Sings Streisand” starring Shoshana Bean, “Eden Espinosa: ME” starring Eden Espinosa and “Stephen Schwartz: Making Good” featuring Wicked creator/lyricist Stephen Schwartz.
In 2010, Chris Isaacson and Upright Cabaret began a relationship with The Grove in Los Angeles and The Americana at Brand in Glendale. Chris Isaacson produced Summer Concert Series with headlining acts Grammy winner Steve Tyrell, Grammy winner Paula Cole, 3x Grammy Nominee Taylor Dayne and Grammy Nominee Natasha Bedingfield. Broadway Veteran Jennifer Leigh Warren, Grammy winning songwriter Matt Morris, Broadway star & Grammy nominee Frenchie Davis and One Tree Hill star Tyler Hilton also appeared on this series. These concerts were featured on Access Hollywood, EXTRA, ABC’s On The Red Carpet, and KTLA 5 Morning News.
Isaacson is committed to his humanitarian and social causes including The Trevor Project and AIDS Project Los Angeles.