Burns, Clark and Kennedy: Three Discs, Three Divas, Three NYC Events Planned

News   Burns, Clark and Kennedy: Three Discs, Three Divas, Three NYC Events Planned Record label PS Classics will team up with Barnes & Noble's popular "Live at Lincoln" series for three consecutive days of in-store performances and signings beginning Nov. 6, in celebration of the three PS Classics solo albums being released that day.
Victoria Clark
Victoria Clark Photo by Susan Shacter

The discs are Victoria Clark's "Fifteen Seconds of Grace," Andréa Burns' "A Deeper Shade of Red" and Lauren Kennedy's "Here and Now."

The events will take place at Barnes & Noble's Lincoln Square location at 1972 Broadway (at 66th Street) in Manhattan.

On Nov. 6 Victoria Clark and her music director Ted Sperling will offer a 30-minute performance followed by a CD signing; the following day, Nov. 7 — in conjunction with the weekly B&N Any Wednesday series — Andréa Burns will appear with her music director Steve Marzullo; and on Nov. 8, Lauren Kennedy will perform with her music director Fred Lassen.

All three events will include special guest stars to be announced. Performances begin each day at 5:30 PM.

* Victoria Clark received a 2005 Tony Award for her performance in The Light in the Piazza. Her other Broadway credits include Cabaret, Urinetown, Titanic, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Guys and Dolls and A Grand Night for Singing.

Andréa Burns appeared in Off-Broadway's In the Heights, which received a Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble. She has been seen on Broadway in Beauty and the Beast and The Full Monty and Off-Broadway in Saturday Night, Sail Away! and Songs for a New World. Burns starred in the national tours of Parade and The Full Monty.

Lauren Kennedy most recently appeared as The Lady of the Lake in the Tony Award-winning Monty Python's Spamalot. Kennedy also appeared as Nellie Forbush in Trevor Nunn's Royal National Theatre production of South Pacific, as well as the Broadway productions of Side Show and Sunset Boulevard. She originated the role of Kathleen in Jason Robert Brown's The Last Five Years at Northlight Theatre in Illinois.

Founded in 2000 by Tommy Krasker and Philip Chaffin, and twice Grammy-nominated (for its cast recordings of Assassins and Nine: The Musical), PS Classics' recent releases include the Broadway productions of Grey Gardens and 110 in the Shade.

Upcoming discs include "Jonathan Sings Larson" and the original cast recording of Maltby and Shire's Take Flight, recorded this past week in London.

For more information, visit www.psclassics.com.