Gavin Creel Crowned Prom King March 7 with Wicked and La Cage Guests

News   Gavin Creel Crowned Prom King March 7 with Wicked and La Cage Guests Broadway's Gavin Creel will perform Prom King, an evening of original songs and 80's covers, with La Cage aux Folles co-star Michael Benjamin Washington and Wicked's witch Shoshana Bean on March 7.
Gavin Creel
Gavin Creel

The one-night-only event will be part of the "Monday Night Live" series at Second Stage Theatre's midtown home and begin at 8 PM. Creel earned a Tony Award nomination for his turn on Broadway in Thoroughly Modern Millie. He has also appeared Off-Broadway in The Mystery Plays (for Second Stage's New Plays Uptown series) and currently performs in La Cage aux Folles.

Backing Creel will be a band that features Robbie Roth (who has collaborated on songs with Creel), David Cook, Adam Roberts and Gavin Brown. "The Prom Singers" will include Dioni Michelle Collins, Whitney Bashor and Christopher Freeman. "The Prom Dancers" feature Cristy Candler, Jessica Hope, Joey Dudding and Paul Canaan. (Artists are subject to change.)

The show will feature Creel's original works — which he is preparing for a forthcoming Sh-K-Boom album — as well as covers of Michael Jackson, The Pointer Sisters and Chaka Kahn.

Tickets to Gavin Creel: Prom King at Second Stage Theatre, 307 West 43rd Street (just off 8th Ave.) are on sale by phone at (212) 246-4422. For more information, visit www.SecondStageTheatre.com.