Original Beauty and the Beast Star Celebrates New "Softly" CD Tonight

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Susan Egan, who received a Tony nomination for creating the role of Belle in the original Broadway company of Beauty and the Beast, celebrates her seventh solo recording with a Nov. 21 concert in California.

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Entitled "Softly," the new disc teams Egan with classical pianist and composer Stephen Cook and acclaimed Cuban jazz flutist Danilo Lozano, bringing the "music of her beloved Broadway to a mainstream audience with an easy, elegant, acoustic sound," according to press notes.

To celebrate the CD, Egan, Cook and Lozano are offering Susan Egan and Friends Nov. 21 at 7:30 PM at the Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts on the campus of Whittier College in Southern California. Tickets range $20-30 and may be purchased online at www.shannoncenter.org or by calling (562) 907-4203.

The complete track listing follows:
Nocturnes (Love Story)
Think of Me (Phantom of the Opera)
Embraceable You/’Till There Was You (Crazy for You/The Music Man)
Love to Me (The Light in the Piazza)
Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered (Pal Joey)
Anyone Can Whistle/Not While I’m Around (Anyone Can Whistle/Sweeney Todd)
Make Believe (Show Boat)
Lay Your Head Down (Violet)
With You (Pippin)
A Quiet Thing (Flora the Red Menace)
I Wish You Love

Egan just completed a year-long tour of more than 40 solo concerts and has concert dates with symphonies and on the high-seas with Disney Cruise Line throughout this coming year. She has also been seen on Broadway in Thoroughly Modern Millie, Cabaret and Triumph of Love.

For more information visit SusanEgan.net.

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