Upright at The Ace / Palm Springs

April 10, 2009
7:00 pm
April 11, 2009
7:00 pm

Upright at the Ace



upright-cabaret-performer-strip-april-2009-with-jai.jpgProducers/hosts Chris Isaacson and Shane Scheel have re-teamed with Jonathan Heath at the Ace Hotel and Swim Club to create a one-of-a-kind dining and entertainment experience. From relaxing by the pool to lounging at the bar or dining at the “King’s Highway” restaurant, guests can enjoy the show this poolside show in a variety of ways.


Under the direction of Upright’s new Artistic Director Billy Porter  this “new generation cabaret” will feature an eclectic mix of artists from stage, record and screen.


1964.jpgThis extraordinary event will feature Tony Nominee Valarie Pettiford (Tony Nominee – Fosse, Broadway: Fosse, West End: Fosse,Chicago), Katy Mixon (star of the film #1 Box Office film Four Christmases, Eastbound and Down, State of Play opposite Russell Crowe), Ty Taylor (CBS’ Rockstar: INXS, star of Pippin at the Mark Taper Forum), Michael Arden (Broadway: Tale of Two Cities, The Times They Are A’Changin’, L.A.’s Bare and Pippin at the Mark Taper Forum), Billy Porter and special guest host Jai Rodriquez (Broadway: Rent, Films: Oy Vey, My Son is Gay, Queer Eye For The Staight Guy).


In the Golden Age of entertainment, Palm Springs supper clubs like the Chi Chi hosted all of the great stars of the day and helped define an era of style and sophistication that made Palm Springs famous. Upright Cabaret will reclaim that era at the desert’s most anticipated new leisure property.


Upright Cabaret at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club

701 E. Palm Canyon Drive 

Palm Springs, CA 92264


Doors open at 5 PM / SHOWTIME 7 PM



Tickets: $25 in advance or $30 at door on day of show (if available).