“Shelton Sizzles As Sinatra… His mannerisms, his repartee with the audience, his velvety voice, are all incredible.” Hollywood Fringe 2023 – Bonnie Priever, Curtain Up
“… an astonishing performance of one of the greatest icons of our age… Richard Shelton’s performance is mesmerizing, emotional, tender and utterly real… if you love Sinatra and honestly, who doesn’t, this is unmissable.” Hollywood Fringe 2023 – Samantha Simmonds-Ronceros, NoHo Arts
The critically acclaimed, multi-award-winning show ‘Sinatra: RAW’ stars actor and singer Richard Shelton, accompanied on piano. Wolverhampton-born, and fondly remembered from TV’s ‘Emmerdale’, Shelton is internationally acclaimed as one of the world’s best interpreters of Frank Sinatra’s music. ‘Sinatra: RAW’ brings to life the man who defined an era, and whose musical legacy will never die.
Palm Springs, 1971 – Frank Sinatra prepares for his last pre-retirement intimate show. But his blue eyes are red rimmed with memories and regret. He drinks ‘One For My Baby’ too many when things take an unexpected twist. This is the 2am Sinatra you dream of meeting – dangerous, unpredictable, brilliant!