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Eric Does Eric - Eric Ranelletti

San Francisco actor-singer Eric Ranelletti presents a solo cabaret performance featuring the music and lyrics of award-winning Seattle songwriter Eric Lane Barnes. A major hit in San Francisco earlier this year, "Eric Does Eric" mixes tuneful, clever songs with touching and hilarious personal stories, making for an evening full of irreverent comedy, clever observation, and touching insights into the modern gay experience. Steve Hrycelak provides music direction and piano accompaniment. Visit the show website at

A veteran stage and vocal performer on the West Coast, Eric Ranelletti is thrilled to be the first to bring a collection of the other Eric's brilliant songs to New York. Eric Lane Barnes writes music that is quirky, moving, and (most of all) outrageously funny. His original songs have been performed by major gay choruses around the world, and his musicals have been produced across the country. Find more info at

Audience quotes following “Eric Does Eric” in San Francisco: "I laughed and cried; it was touching, moving and lovely." "Eric is a terrific singer and actor, with an amazing command of detail and nuance. Bravo." "Seamless unity of composer and performer." "This is what I want from a cabaret performance!"


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