Scottish-born actor Alan Cumming, who lately has been doing his best American accent as Eli Gold on the final season of The Good Wife, returned to the live stage in 2014 to reprise the role of the Emcee in Cabaret, a role that helped earn him wide fame and a Tony Award when he first played it on Broadway 16 years earlier, in 1998. Then, following that run, he opened at the Cafe Carlyle in New York in the spring of 2015 with a limited engagement of a highly personal cabaret act dubbed Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs — a recording of which you can find on iTunes now. Now, he's taking the show on tour, and he'll be performing those sappy songs at the Castro Theatre on June 30, the week after Pride Weekend.

The New York Times praised the show last year calling him a "formidable all-around entertainer" who "is completely at home onstage."

Cummings' selection of songs shows some whimsy as well as a diversity of taste — in the Carlyle performances he did both a Katy Perry-Lady Gaga-Adele medley called "Someone Like the Edge of Fireworks" as well as a wittily mashed-up Sondheim medley called "No One Is Alive While I’m Around." He covers Billy Joel and Rufus Wainwright, too, and does his own rage-filled take on the late Elaine Stritch's signature song, "The Ladies Who Lunch" from Sondheim's Company.

And his newfound television fame is likely to fill the seats of the grand Castro, in this show being produced by NY nightlife impresario Daniel Nardicio, in association with Feinstein’s at the Nikko.

Tickets can be found here, and range from $35 to $150 for VIP.