Clark, Kennedy, Wilson and Burnham Featured at Barnes and Noble Events

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A host of Broadway talent will be featured in upcoming theatre-related events at the Lincoln Triangle Barnes and Noble in Manhattan.
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PS Classics will celebrate its latest trio of releases from Broadway leading ladies Victoria Clark, Andréa Burns and Lauren Kennedy in "Voices of Broadway" at the Lincoln Triangle location. Each actress will perform 30 minutes of music from her album as well as sign copies for those in attendance.

The first of the three consecutive evenings of song will host Tony Award-winning The Light in the Piazza star Victoria Clark Nov. 6 at 5:30 PM. Clark will celebrate her solo debut on the PS Classics label, "Fifteen Seconds of Grace." Acclaimed jazz guitarist and vocalist John Pizzarelli as well as composer Ricky Ian Gordon will join Clark for the performance.

In the Heights and Songs for a New World star Andréa Burns will be present Nov. 7 at 5:30 PM, performing selections from her solo debut recording, "A Deeper Shade of Red." Burns' Songs for a New World co-star Brooks Ashmanskas (The Ritz) and Catered Affair composer John Bucchino are also slated to appear.

Lauren Kennedy, who most recently appeared as the Lady of the Lake in Spamalot, will perform songs from her second recording for PS Classics, "Here and Now." Kennedy's latest offering celebrates the work of today's generation of Broadway composers with Matthew Sklar (The Wedding Singer) and Joshua Salzman (I Love You Because) joining her for the Nov. 8 5:30 PM appearance.

Barnes and Noble will pay tribute to the late playwright August Wilson as part of its "Live at Lincoln" series Nov. 17 at 3 PM. Actors who have performed Wilson's work, including Stephen Henderson, John Earl Jelks, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Michele Shay and Leslie Uggams, will read excerpts from his plays in which they appeared. A signing of "The August Wilson Century Cycle," the first complete collection of Wilson's work, will follow. Fresh from the national tour of The Light in the Piazza, David Burnham will perform songs from his self-titled solo recording on Nov. 14 at 6 PM with a signing to follow. And, on Nov. 28 at 7:30 PM Brian Kellow will discuss his latest book "Ethel Merman: A Life" with special guest Klea Blackhurst.

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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