Barnes and Noble Adds O'Hara, Lemper, Stadlen and Suskin to June Line-Up

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Jill O'Hara, Lewis J. Stadlen, Ute Lemper and Steven Suskin are the latest show folk to join the array of talent who will appear at the Lincoln Triangle Barnes and Noble in June.

As previously reported, Malcolm Gets and Will Chase will appear at the New York bookstore June 2 at 5 PM. The two stars of the short-lived, intimate Broadway musical The Story of My Life will perform and sign copies of the PS Classics cast recording.

Original Promises, Promises star Jill O'Hara will perform and sign copies of her latest album of standards, "Alone Together," on June 3 at 6 PM. Tony-nominated Broadway veteran Lewis J. Stadlen (The Producers, Candide) will read and sign copies of his memoir, "Acting Foolish," June 3 at 7:30 PM.

Playbill columnist and theatre historian Steven Suskin will join orchestrators Sid Ramin (Gypsy, West Side Story) and Jonathan Tunick (Follies, Titanic) for a discussion of his book, "The Sound of Broadway Music," on June 4 at 6 PM.

On June 6 at noon, playwright Neil LaBute and director Terry Kinney will join cast members from the Tony-nominated play Reasons to Be Pretty to offer a scene and discussion of the new play.

Chicago star and cabaret chanteuse Ute Lemper will perform selections from her album of original songs, "Between Yesterday and Tomorrow," on June 8 at 7:30 PM; and Lynda Carter will celebrate the release of her album "At Last" with a special performance and signing on June 9 at 5:30 PM. On June 10 Barnes and Noble will welcome Cry-Baby and Tarzan star Chester Gregory, who will offer highlights from his album "In Search of High Love" at 6 PM. Smokey Joe's Cafe rock 'n' roll songwriters, Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, will discuss their career with "Hound Dog: The Leiber and Stoller Autobiography" scribe David Ritz later that evening at 7:30 PM.

On June 11 at 4:30 PM, Barnes and Noble will welcome the cast of the Tony-nominated revival of West Side Story, who will perform from and sign copies of their new cast recording.

The cast of Off-Broadway's The Toxic Avenger will stop by to perform and sign copies of their original cast recording on June 25 at 5 PM; and director Spike Lee will discuss and sign copies of the re-issue of his film "Do the Right Thing" on June 30 at 7:30 PM.

In addition to the Barnes and Noble events, the Borders book retailer in Columbus Circle has announced the following appearances: Tony nominee Vanessa Williams (June 2 at 7 PM), Melissa Gilbert (June 9 at 7 PM) and Jill Hennessy (June 17 at 7 PM). Visit Borders.com.

The Barnes and Noble at Lincoln Triangle is located at 1972 Broadway at 66th Street in Manhattan. For further information call (212) 595-6859 or visit www.bn.com.

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