McKechnie will offer two performances of the concert, at 2 and 8 PM. My Musical Theatre Life traces McKechnie’s award-winning theatrical career, which includes roles in such Broadway musicals as How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying; Promises, Promises; Company; and A Chorus Line. The one-woman evening was written by playwright Christopher Durang and features direction by Thommie Walsh. 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 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. Her one-woman musical celebration was recently released on the Fynsworth Alley label and includes such tunes as "Everybody Says Don't," "Where Do You Start?," "Lies of Handsome Men" and "The Music and the Mirror."
The Surflight Theatre is located at Engleside and Beach Avenues in Beach Haven, NJ. Tickets for McKechnie's concert are priced at $25 (adults) and $15 (children 12 and under); call (609) 492-9477. For more information visit www.surflight.org.