Sammy Davis Jr. returns to Evanston

SammyIf you missed last year's performance of "Why not me? A Sammy Davis Jr. Story," you have a second chance. Sean Blake as Sammy Davis Jr. is returning to the Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre, at the Noyes Cultural Arts Center, 927 Noyes St., Evanston, June 13 – June 28.

My wife Barb and I saw last night's performance and Blake is superb, fitting Davis to a T. It's a revealing story of the life of a man that so many of us think we know. Some singing and dancing, but its the dramatic rendering of the life story that makes this performance extraordinary.

A story and details are here on Evanston Now. Here are more details in the Patch. Tickets are here.

The multi-talented Sammy Davis Jr. plays the drums and vibes.

For information on my award-winning historical novel, "Madness: The War of 1812," visit: http://www.madness1812.com

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