Everythings Turning... Stars Rubin-Vega and Yoba Appear with Show Songwriter in NYC, July 10

News   Everythings Turning... Stars Rubin-Vega and Yoba Appear with Show Songwriter in NYC, July 10 Daphne Rubin-Vega and Malik Yoba — stars of the upcoming Off-Broadway show Everythings Turning Into Beautiful (the title's first word purposefully has no apostrophe) — will join the show songwriter Jimmie James for a live performance at The Living Room, July 10

The one-hour set starting at 6 PM will feature music from The New Group production of the Seth Zvi Rosenfeld drama. Tickets to the performance at The Living Room, 154 Ludlow Street, (between of Stanton and Rivington St.) are available through www.ticketweb.com. For more information, visit www.livingroomny.com.

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Carl Forsman will direct the final show for The New Group's 2005-2006 season slated to begin July 17 and open Aug. 3 for a run through Aug. 23.

Penned by the author of The Flatted Fifth, this new "musical story of two songwriters facing their forties and failure - and the possibility of new love" will grace the boards for the Off-Broadway troupe. Everythings Turning Into Beautiful features songs by Jimmie James.

Yoba (Sam) — known for his role on television's "New York Undercover" and the film "Cool Runnings" — appeared on stage in His Woman His Wife and his own What's on the Hearts of Men. He founded The Malik Yoba National Theater Company and, in 2004, launched its first production Acoustic Chocolate. Other credits include "Copland," "Smoke," "Criminal" and TV roles on "Thief" and "Arrested Development." Rubin-Vega is remembered by musical fans as Rent's original Mimi — for which she earned a Tony Award nomination. She earned her next Tony nod for Anna in the Tropics. Seen in the films "Wild Things" and "Flawless," she has also played on stage in The Rocky Horror Show, Between Us, Fucking A, Two Sisters and a Piano and The House of Bernarda Alba.

The busy actress will next appear as Fantine in the upcoming return Broadway run of Les Miserables and is slated to star opposite her Anna co-star John Ortiz and Philip Seymour Hoffman in Bob Glaudini's Jack Goes Boating for the LAByrinth Theater Company.

Tickets to Everythings Turning Into Beautiful at The New Group @ Theatre Row, 410 West 42nd Street (between Ninth and Tenth Ave.) will be available by calling (212) 279-4200. For more information on The New Group, visit the website at http://www.thenewgroup.org.

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