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An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas Starring Evan Tyrone Martin

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Chicago sensation Evan Tyrone Martin invites you and your family to his holiday special, An Unforgettable Nat King Cole Christmas. Watch the video below to hear from Martin about this special holiday performance showcasing Nat King Cole songs and stories!

Martin warmly resonates the velvety vocal style of musical legend Nat King Cole. Martin relates Cole’s musical journey while presenting a festive cocktail of hits including “L-O-V-E,” “Mona Lisa,” “The Christmas Song,” and “All I Want For Christmas Is My Two Front Teeth.” Presented by Artists Lounge Live.

Evan’s professional theater credits include:

  • Jesus Christ Superstar (Jesus) – Black Theater Alliance Award Nomination
  • Oklahoma (Ali Hakim)
  • Hair (Hud)
  • I Left My Heart: A Salute to the Music of Tony Bennett (Jeff Award Nomination)
  • Far From Heaven (Raymond) – Jeff Award Nomination
  • Dreamgirls (Curtis) – Black Theater Alliance Award Nomination
  • The Little Mermaid (King Triton)
  • Rent (Collins)
  • The Color Purple (Harpo)
  • Side Show (Jake) –  Jeff Award Nomination
  • Violet (Flick) – Jeff Award Nomination
  • Kiss of the Spiderwoman (Valentin) –  Jeff Award Nomination, Broadway World Award Nomination
  • Floyd Collins
  • Some Enchanted Evening

Chicago Tribune calls the Award-nominated Martin, “Destined for Stardom: One of the Hot New Faces of Chicago Theatre”

Chicago Sun-Times raves, “Evan Tyrone Martin is a golden-voiced actor of sweetness and grace”

BCR News praises, “Martin’s vocal ease would have done Nat King Cole proud.”


November 30 @ 8:00 pm
December 1 @ 4:00 pm
December 1 @ 8:00 pm


Hammer Theatre Center, 101 Paseo de San Antonio, San Jose, CA 95113 Located between 2nd and 3rd St. in downtown San Jose.


Convenient parking available @ 2nd & San Carlos Garage $5 flat fee after 6 PM

Public Transit

Accessible by BART and VTA (2nd & Paseo De San Antonio exit is in front of the Hammer Theatre)