On Oct. 24 and 25 the Tony-winning A Chorus Line star will perform her new concert program, Lucky To Be Me, which features the work of Comden and Green, Jerome Kern, Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim. Directed by Thommie Walsh, the program's musical director is Eugene Gwozdz. Best known for her Tony-winning performance as Cassie in the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line, Donna McKechnie has appeared in a plethora of musicals both on and Off-Broadway, some of which include How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, Company, State Fair, Can-Can, Annie Get Your Gun, I’m Getting My Act Together and Taking It On the Road, State Fair and Promises, Promises. In her full-length, one-woman musical celebration, Inside the Music, McKechnie performed songs from several of these productions and offered personal anecdotes about her experiences with some of the theatre’s finest actors, directors, producers and writers. A live recording of her act was released on the Fynsworth Alley label.
The King Kong Room is located within The Supper Club at 240 West 47th Street. There is a $25 cover charge and a $15 food-drink minimum. Call (212) 921-1904 for reservations.