Actor-Composer Blumenkrantz to Perform at the Duplex May 19

News   Actor-Composer Blumenkrantz to Perform at the Duplex May 19 Jeff Blumenkrantz, the Broadway actor and composer, will perform a concert of his tunes at the Duplex Cabaret Theatre May 19 at 7 PM.
Jeff Blumenkrantz
Jeff Blumenkrantz Photo by Aubrey Reuben

Blumenkrantz will offer songs from his newly released tome, "The Jeff Blumenkrantz Songbook." Alysha Umphress will be the composer's special guest. Jeff Blumenkrantz received a 2003 Tony Award nomination for the songs he contributed to Urban Cowboy, The Musical. He contributed a song to Audra McDonald's "Seven Deadly Sins" concert at Carnegie Hall as well as a tune to the Transport Group's production of The Audience. His songs have been performed by McDonald, Megan Mullally and Judy Kuhn. As an actor, Blumenkrantz appeared in the Broadway productions of Into the Woods, 3 Penny Opera, Damn Yankees, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying and A Class Act.

Blumenkrantz’s website, located at www.jeffblumenkrantz.com, currently offers vocals by several Broadway favorites, including Judy Blazer (“It’ll Work for You”), Victoria Clark (“I Won’t Mind”) and Sally Wilfert (“I’m Free").

The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is located in Manhattan at 61 Christopher Street. There is a $12 cover charge as well as a two-drink minimum; call (212) 255-5438 for reservations.