Morgans Cabaret in the Independence Foundation Black Box at the Prince is one of the few venues in Philadelphia devoted to an entire season of professional cabaret performers.
Andrea Marcovicci Sings Rodgers & Hart (with Shelly Markham as musical director and Jered Egan on bass) will play Wednesday and Thursday at 7:30 PM, Friday and Saturday at 8:30 PM and Sunday at 3 PM.
Andrea Marcovicci starred on Broadway in the short-lived musical Ambassador and in Frank D. Gilroy's Any Given Day. Her screen credits include roles in "The Front," "Someone to Love," "Jack the Bear," "Who Is Henry Jaglom?," "The Water Engine" and "Trapper John, M.D." It has been the cabaret stage, however, where she has received the most acclaim. The singer-actress has performed at Carnegie Hall, Avery Fisher Hall and in concert halls throughout the world. Her solo albums are numerous and include "Marcovicci Loves Movies," "What Is Love?," "Just Kern," "December Songs," "New Words," "Live from London" and "Some Other Time."
Prince Music Theater's Morgans Cabaret is located at 1412 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia, PA.
Tickets and subscriptions may be purchased now by calling UpStages on (215) 569-9700 or by visiting the Prince Music Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street or at princemusictheater.org. For more information visit andreamarcovicci.com. *
Here's the previously announced 2008-09 Morgans lineup:
April 29 - May 10, 2009: Barbara Brussell: Almost Like Being in Love, The Lyrics of Alan Jay Lerner: "Fellow fans of Lerner are in for some rich listening with this Prince debut. Barbara is a fearless singer compiling fresh, intimate arrangements with warm, sensitive vocals that let these Lerner lyrics shine out in all their glory. She is more than willing to be revealing, fragile, even foolishly and naively romantic. She dives right into the romantic waters. Whether belting or taking a turn at quiet reflection, the singer is commanding." Single tickets are $41 for weekday evenings and Sunday matinees, $50 for Friday evening performances, and $54 for Saturday evenings. Reserved front row seating is also available for an additional premium.