Sondheim Unplugged, which launched at the Beechman last summer, features an array of cabaret and theatre performers, as well as special guest stars who appeared in the original cast or revivals of Sondheim's musicals. The performers are accompanied solely by piano. In addition to Herdlicka, who appeared as Henrik in the latest Broadway revival of Night Music, the 7 PM concert will include Eric Michael Gillett (2004 revival of The Frogs), Sarah Rice (Sweeney Todd’s original Johanna), Trent Armand Kendall (2002 Into the Woods revival) and Marni Nixon (2001 Follies revival).
Also scheduled to perform are Carey Anderson, Jim Brochu, Emily Buttner, Ashley Hesse, Marcus Paul James, Cindy Marchionda, Miles Phillips, Steve Ross, Stephen Wallem and Lennie Watts. Joshua Stephen Kartes will serve as musical director.
There is a $20 cover and a $15 food and beverage minimum. Phone (212) 695-6909 for reservations. The Laurie Beechman Theatre is located within The West Bank Cafe at 407 West 42nd St.