Annie Golden, the one-time punk rock front woman and current star of Broadway's The Full Monty, will return to her roots on Sept. 24 when she plays a rock-and-roll date at downtown Manhattan's legendary club CBGB's.
Golden sang lead for the punk outfit The Shirts in the late '70s, rubbing elbows with the likes of Debbie Harry, The Talking Heads and Television. Filmmaker Milos Foreman saw here perform one night at CBGB's and cast her in the 1979 film of the musical Hair. Since then, she has spent a lot of time on the New York stage, starring in the original production of Stephen Sondheim's Assassins and the recent Broadway revival of On the Town.
Golden plays one of the workingclass wives in David Yazbek's The Full Monty, which bowed to strong response on Broadway last fall. The musical recently asked for and received concessions from the theatrical unions in order to stay financially afloat in the wake of Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
CBGB's is located at 315 Bowery at Bleecker. Reservations can be made by calling (212) 982-4052.
—By Robert Simonson