Hairspray's Davis to Sing (and Gossip) in Provincetown

News   Hairspray's Davis to Sing (and Gossip) in Provincetown Broadway belter Mary Bond Davis, who originated the role of Motormouth Maybelle in the Tony-winning musical Hairspray, will head to Provincetown later this month.

Presented by Tom D'Angora and Michael Duling, Davis will perform a solo concert at the The Crown and Anchor Aug. 19. The 10 PM concert will feature a mix of standards, blues, pop, show tunes and, according to press notes, "a bit of dirt and gossip." Davis will be backed by Michael Fauss on piano. Mary Bond Davis was most recently on Broadway in the hit musical Hairspray. Among her other Broadway credits are The Women, Marie Christine, Grease, Jelly's Last Jam and Mail. Davis' screen credits include "New York Minute," "Romance and Cigarettes," "Coming to America," "Hook," "Jeffrey," "The Preacher's Wife," "The Art of Dying," "Customs of the County" and "Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling." The singing actress is the recipient of three Drama-Logue Awards.

The Crown and Anchor is located at 247 Commercial Street in Provincetown, MA. Tickets, priced $25, are available by calling (508) 487-1430.