Venue Details

El Portal Theatre
At Weddington St. 5269 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 39 members
Review from Mark Marcus
Red Velvet 374 events 113 reviews

Luca Ellis sings a first rate Frank Sinatra and deserves a show of his own, or maybe a complete 'rat pack' including a Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr. Whoever wrote the jokes and banter for this show was unfunny and witless.

reviewed Dec 29 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Frances Tuck
Red Velvet 111 events 71 reviews

The singing was ok. the script for the show was pretty corny. They would have been better off giving a bio of Frank Sinatra and tying it in with his songs. The price was right (free) with service fees only, the theater is beautiful, so guess I...continued

reviewed Dec 29 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Paul Joseph Markowitz
Red Velvet 262 events 25 reviews

Lucca Ellis is Frank Sinatra.

reviewed Dec 28 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Dennis Trigubetz
245 events 137 reviews

Pros: Lovely Christmas decorated stage, fine 3-piece band and four talented singers.

Cons: Too many lame jokes and too much stage business gave a disjointed feel to the show. The singers should have been allowed to perform 3-4 consecutive songs...continued

reviewed Dec 27 2012 report as inappropriate
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Quotes & Highlights

“Put on your party gear and take a joy ride for two hours with a magnificent quartet of sterling performers: Luca Ellis, Jason Graae, Heather Lee and Beth Malone … _Christmas My Way _is a great big hit from start to finish, a Christmas present dressed to the nines and tied up with a bow!” —Broadway World
“[Ellis] does a crackerjack job of conjuring the famous singer’s voice and style, as well as his rascally charm. For those in the mood for an uplifting and consummately performed musical evening, this is a Christmas show that will likely be one that goes your way.” —EDGE Los Angeles
“What we have here is a seasoned cast of constantly working pros, who have joined forces and talents in this infectiously lovable holiday salute to Frank Sinatra.” —Tolucan Times


This show features some adult-style humor and is intended for mature audiences. It is not recommended for children age 9 or younger.

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