Murney and Bean to Join Andrew Lippa at King Kong Room Concert

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Recent Chess star Julia Murney and Hairspray's Shoshana Bean will join Andrew Lippa for a concert at the King Kong Room this month.
Julia Murney (left) with composer Andrew Lippa
Julia Murney (left) with composer Andrew Lippa Photo by Aubrey Reuben

On Nov. 24, Murney and Bean will perform selections from Lippa's catalogue of tunes. Lippa's band will also take part in the evening at the Supper Club. Show time is 9 PM. Andrew Lippa has written the scores for the Off-Broadway productions of The Wild Party and john & jen. He also contributed songs to the Broadway revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. Julia Murney most recently portrayed Florence in the all-star Chess benefit concert for The Actors' Fund of America. She received a Drama Desk nomination for her work in Lippa's The Wild Party, and her other theatrical credits include Crimes of the Heart, Time and Again, A Class Act, Cloud 9, Snapshots and Mata Hari. Shoshana Bean is currently making her Broadway debut in Hairspray. She starred in the national tour of Leader of the Pack and in the Off-Broadway revival of Godspell; she can be heard on the cast recording of the latter.

The King Kong Room is located within the Supper Club at 240 West 47th Street. There is a $15 cover and a $15 food-drink minimum for the concert; call (212) 921-1904 for reservations.

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