Marni Nixon Will Be Part of New Revue at the Metropolitan Room

News   Marni Nixon Will Be Part of New Revue at the Metropolitan Room Marni Nixon — who is perhaps best known for dubbing the vocal performances of such film stars as Audrey Hepburn (in "My Fair Lady"), Deborah Kerr (in "The King and I") and Natalie Wood (in "West Side Story") — will be part of a new revue at the Metropolitan Room in the New Year.
Marni Nixon
Marni Nixon

Entitled MÉNAGE – Have Gown. Will Travel, the three-person revue will feature the talents of Nixon as well as Edd Clark and Sarah Rice (Sweeney Todd, Candide). Show times at the Manhattan venue are Jan. 18, 2009 at 4 PM and Jan. 21, 22 and 24 at 7:30 PM. The evening of song, according to press notes, celebrates "life, love, and the slings and arrows of the outrageousness of relationships. It showcases works by a variety of composers chosen from Stephen Sondheim, Ivor Novello, Nancy White, and Rodgers & Hart – and more."

Marni Nixon was most recently on Broadway in the Tony-winning revival of Nine, and her other Main Stem credits include Follies, James Joyce's The Dead and The Girl in the Pink Tights. She played Aunt Alice in the film "I Think I Do" and Sister Sophia in the motion picture of "The Sound of Music." Nixon was also seen as Mother Abbess in the Hollywood Bowl's presentation of The Sound of Music.

The Metropolitan Room is located in Manhattan at 34 West 22nd Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues. There is a $20 cover charge and a two-drink minimum; for reservations call (212) 206-0440 or visit www.metropolitanroom.com.