Puttin` on the Ritz with Smash Sinatra Musical

PRNewswire CHICAGO Nov. 5 :

The producers of the critically acclaimed, musical smash hit Ron Hawking
in HIS WAY - A Tribute to The Man and His Music and The Ritz-Carlton
Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) and Four Seasons Hotel Chicago, today
announced both hotels as preferred luxury hotels of the production.

Guests presenting a Ron Hawking in HIS WAY proof of purchase ticket at
either luxury hotel can enjoy a special, non-published rate, along with
valuable shopping certificates redeemable at local retail establishments.
Guests calling the HIS WAY Theatre at NBC Tower box office (312-222-1188)
can hear about the promotion and opt to be directly connected to each
hotel`s reservation department. A consumer cross-promotional campaign
begins immediately.

“We are proud and excited to be affiliated with The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
AND Four Seasons Hotel Chicago,” said HIS WAY Executive Producer Robin P.
Cecola. “Most importantly, visitors of the HIS WAY Theatre at NBC Tower
now have a terrific opportunity to enjoy the ultimate Chicago
night-on-the-town: a wonderful, feel-good entertainment experience with
Ron Hawking in HIS WAY topped off with a luxurious night at one of these
magnificent hotels.”

“Ron Hawking`s tribute to `Ol Blue Eyes is a perfect evening of
entertainment,” stated Four Seasons Hotel Chicago General Manager Hans
Willimann. “We look forward to sharing in the excitement of his new
theatre and to welcoming his many fans as they enjoy the best of downtown
Chicago,” says The Ritz-Carlton Chicago General Manager Christoph
Show times are Friday 8:00 p.m., Saturday 6:00 p.m. & 9:00 p.m. and Sunday
3:00 p.m. Tickets are available now and can be purchased via phone (312)
222-1188 OR by visiting http://www.tickets.com/. Room reservations can be
made directly (with HIS WAY proof of purchase) at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
(312) 266-1000 or at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago (312) 280-8800.


Ron Hawking is the creator and star of HIS WAY - A Tribute to The Man and
His Music. It opened in 1998 and became a breakout smash sensation.
Performing in various locations and cities throughout the country, the
show has set numerous attendance records and received extensive critical
acclaim. In addition to being an accomplished vocalist, Hawking also is
one of the country`s leading voice-over artists. He is a member of the
Screen Actors Guild, The American Federation of TV and Radio Artists and
resides in the Chicago area.

About The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel) and Four Seasons
Hotel Chicago
Set atop Water Tower Place, high above North Michigan Avenue, and
featuring lavish decor, exquisite furnishings and one of Chicago`s finest
contemporary French restaurants, The Ritz-Carlton Chicago is the essence
of timeless luxury and attentive service.

Located on Delaware Place in the heart of Chicago`s famous Gold Coast,
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago is situated atop six floors of premier
retailers comprised of the Bloomingdale`s building on the Magnificent
Mile. Whatever the desire of its guests, the Hotel responds with an
attention to detail and elegant presentation not soon forgotten.

About the HIS WAY Theatre at NBC Tower
Inspired by the one-and-only Copa room made famous by Frank Sinatra and
his pals, the HIS WAY Theatre at NBC Tower is a classic salute to a
glamorous era. With a capacity of 304 guests and acoustically designed for
a rich musical experience, the intimate room features: ringside cabaret
seating, romantic velvet love seats, warm leather booths and beautifully
re-stored original red velvet theater chairs from the Kennedy Center in
Washington, D.C. For special occasions, guests can request the table
on-stage and enjoy a truly unique, behind-the-scenes experience. The
Theatre also features a dazzling assortment of lighting and is available
for private performances and event rental.