he dream lover is alive and well in the hearts of two Bobby Darin fans, our lead performers for the first FST Cabaret of the winter season, Mack the Knife: The Bobby Darin Songbook. Backed by a full band, these two crooners sing their way through the hits and history of one of the greatest and most versatile performers of the 20th century. Our performers … Continue reading Bringing Bobby Back
by Jordan Orlando and Lydia Baxter Come September (1961) Playing a teenage boy named Tony, this was Bobby Darin’s first major role in a motion picture. Darin also composed the musical theme for the film and his character Tony performs a song he wrote himself, “Multiplication.” While filming the movie in Italy, Darin made countless attempts to woo his co-star Sandra Dee, whom he married shortly … Continue reading A Reel Look at Bobby Darin
Bobby Darin was not only a man of many talents, but he also wore many masks. He knew how to make a mob of teenage girls swoon, then turn around and bring a nightclub audience to tears. During his 16 years in the music industry, Bobby checked off almost every genre possible–you name it, he sang it. With so many fans of such different ages, … Continue reading The Many Faces of Bobby Darin
by Alexander Hehr The Winter Cabaret season kicks off its 23rd season with Mack the Knife: The Bobby Darin Songbook, a wondrous ride through the fame, love, and music of one of the greatest performers of the 20th century. Featuring such hits as “Splish Splash,” “Dream Lover,” and “Beyond the Sea,” Mack the Knife will enthrall audiences with classic songs spanning decades and musical genres. … Continue reading Bobby!