Judy Kuhn kicks off the New Year with two concerts with Wild Party composer Andrew Lippa: Jan. 22 at 8 PM and Jan. 23 at 5 PM. She will be followed by three-time Tony nominee Marin Mazzie, who will bring her vocal work to the JCC Feb. 12 at 8 PM and Feb. 13 at 5 PM. And, singer-songwriter Amanda McBroom — of "The Rose" fame — will play the California venue March 19 at 8 PM and March 20 at 5 PM. McBroom will be joined by special guest Caroline Drury, an artist who has been compared to Diana Krall and Alicia Keys.
A three-time Tony Award nominee for her work in She Loves Me, Les Misérables and Chess, Judy Kuhn also starred in the concert mounting of Alan Menken and Tim Rice's King David and the Los Angeles premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Sunset Boulevard. Kuhn received an Obie Award for her work in the Off-Broadway Laura Nyro tribute, Eli's Comin', and played Fosca in the Kennedy Center mounting of Stephen Sondheim's Passion. She was most recently seen in the Signature Theatre's mounting of The Highest Yellow.
Marin Mazzie was Tony-nominated for her performances in Kiss Me, Kate; Ragtime; and Passion, and her other theatrical credits include Into the Woods, Big River, The World Goes 'Round, the City Center Encores! production of Out of this World and Off-Broadway's The Trojan Women: A love Story, where she met husband, actor Jason Danieley. Mazzie also played a run in the London production of Kiss Me, Kate, where she earned an Olivier Award nomination for her work.
Amanda McBroom composed the award-winning song "The Rose." A consummate cabaret performer, she has released six solo CDs as well as the cast album of her musical, Heartbeats. She also starred in the title role of Mame at L.A.'s Cabrillo Music Theatre.
Tickets, priced $20 (students), $35 (JCC members) and $40 (non-members), are available by calling (415) 444-8000 or (415) 478-2277. The Osher Marin JCC is located in San Rafael, CA, at 200 N. San Pedro Road. For more information, visit www.marinjcc.org.