UPCOMING: 54 Below DEBUT!

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UPCOMING: 54 Below DEBUT!

Andrea will be bringing her show sMOkeyTOWN: The Songs of Smokey Robinson to 54 Below this coming February 19th, 2017! As this 54 Below debut falls on Smokey’s actual birthday, expect one hell of a party! Lots of special guests announced soon so check back!

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A Conversation with Klea Blackhurst & Andrea Prestinario

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A Conversation with Klea Blackhurst & Andrea Prestinario

Stage & Candor - an online publication focusing on intersectionality and inclusion issues in the performing arts - interviewed Andrea and her partner, Klea Blackhurst, for their latest feature. Check out the spread and their discussion that touches on queerness in musical theatre, Ethel Merman, and even Klea's rock collection (much to Andrea's surprise). The article also includes photos of Andrea & Klea in their Harlem brownstone.

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CAROLS FOR A CURE RECORDING

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CAROLS FOR A CURE RECORDING

Thanks to Richard Rockage, Andrea was invited to sing on this year’s Carols For A Cure album - Volume 17. The annual CD of original and traditional holiday music benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS (BC/EFA). Andrea contributed vocals to “O Holy Night” (featuring Broadway’s Cast of Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder) and “Happy All The Time” (featuring Perez Hilton). The digital download can be purchased on Amazon.

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Website Redesign!

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Website Redesign!

Andrea Prestinario dot com got a facelift! A vertical scroll facelift! Collaborating since 2007, this is the third redesign on the site between Andrea and designer Eddie Shrake.

 

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sMOkeyTOWN at The Laurie Beechman

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sMOkeyTOWN at The Laurie Beechman

Andrea debuted sMOkeyTOWN: The Songs of Smokey Robinson to an enthusiastic crowd at The Laurie Beechman, with musical direction by Ian Weinberger (Hamilton, Book of Mormon), special guest Jeremy Morse and a 5-piece band. Check out a clip here. 

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Chicago Humanities Festival

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Chicago Humanities Festival

“SINGING THEIR WAY THROUGH 65 YEARS OF TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICALS”

“Andrea Prestinario, who can move easily from opera to hard rock, gave a heart-piercing performance of “Unusual Way” from the musical ‘Nine.’ --Hedy Weiss, Chicago Sun-Times

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sMOkeyTOWN Press

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sMOkeyTOWN Press

Prestinario returns to Chicago to sing Smokey Robinson's Motown sounds

“Five months after Palos Heights native Andrea Prestinario performed to acclaim in the Paramount Theatre’s production of the rock musical “Rent,” she has returned to star in a solo show tribute to Motown legend Smokey Robinson.”

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