Featuring a full jazz group plus strings, “Too Marvelous For Words” is a joyful, swinging and theatrical journey into the music and life of one of America’s greatest artists, Nat King Cole. During the course of the show, the real (and imagined) audience gets to experience the breadth of Cole’s artistry, leaving the audience humming this wonderful music and ruminating on the many fascinating aspects of Nat’s life.
With over 150 film, television and stage credits to his name, Emmy Award-winning actor Keith David continues to exemplify the character of Hollywood’s greatest actors with a humble ability to remain in demand, both on and off screen. In 2016, David co-starred in the summer blockbuster, “The Nice Guys,” alongside Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling, while simultaneously garnering accolades industry-wide for his portrayal of the title role of Bishop James Greenleaf on the Oprah Winfrey Network’s hit drama, “Greenleaf.”
As a native New Yorker, David has extensive stage experience and has studied voice and theater at the prestigious Juilliard School of Drama. In 1992, he earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his role in the classic Broadway play “Jelly’s Last Jam.” He has performed across Europe, as well as Carnegie Hall. He is currently performing in jazz clubs and with symphonies and orchestras across the country.