Original Beauty and the Beast Star Sings Tunes from Violet, Piazza, Sweeney and More on New "Softly" CD

News   Original Beauty and the Beast Star Sings Tunes from Violet, Piazza, Sweeney and More on New "Softly" CD
 
Susan Egan, who received a Tony nomination for creating the role of Belle in the original Broadway company of Beauty and the Beast, will release her seventh solo recording next month.

Entitled "Softly," the new recording will be available beginning Nov. 11.

On the new disc Egan teams 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.

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

To celebrate the CD, Egan, Cook and Lozano will present a concert, Susan Egan and Friends, Nov. 21 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.

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 www.SusanEgan.net.

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