The two stars will sing numbers by Marvin Hamlisch, who wrote the score to A Chorus Line They’re Playing Our Song, and other shows and movies and by Stephen Sondheim, who composed Company, Follies, Sweeney Todd, Into the Woods, and many other musicals. They are in the process of booking other dates for the concert across the U.S.
McArdle, who originated the title role in the musical Annie in 1977, has starred in Broadway productions of Jerry’s Girls, Starlight Express, State Fair, Les Misérables and Beauty and the Beast. McKechnie won the 1976 Tony for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her performance as Cassie in A Chorus Line, and appeared in Broadway productions including Company, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, On The Town, and with McArdle in State Fair.
McArdle was also a special guest at McKechnie's solo concert, In Good Company, at Birdland jazz club in New York City in 2014.
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center is located at 1 Center Street in Newark, New Jersey. Tickets for the 6 and 8:30 shows, which cost $50–$75 can be ordered by clicking here.
McKechnie and McArdle have been special guest performers on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles cruise June 24–July 1, 2019, with a lineup of top Broadway stars to be announced. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625.
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