Rubin-Vega, Creel and Cahoon Team Up for Jan. 17 Concert

News   Rubin-Vega, Creel and Cahoon Team Up for Jan. 17 Concert Three Broadway favorites — Daphne Rubin-Vega, Gavin Creel and Kevin Cahoon — are set to perform in concert Jan. 17, 2005, at Irving Plaza.

The 7 PM concert is the first in a series presented by Show People: The Theater Lifestyle Magazine. Although the concert series will spotlight Broadway talents, the performances will focus on other forms of music as well. (Cahoon and his band, Ghetto Cowboy, replace the previously announced Michael Arden.)

Daphne Rubin-Vega was most recently on Broadway in the Pulitzer Prize winning play Anna in the Tropics, earning a Tony Award nomination for her performance. She was also Tony-nominated for her role as Mimi in the original company of Rent. Rubin-Vega appeared in Broadway's The Rocky Horror Show, and her Off-Broadway credits include Fucking A, Gum and Two Sisters and a Piano. On screen she has been seen in "Wild Things," "Flawless" and "Skeleton Woman." Her latest recording, "Rocket Man," is available from Emerge Records.

Gavin Creel currently stars in the revival of La Cage aux Folles, now in previews at the Marquis Theatre. He portrayed Hollis Bessemer in Sondheim and John Weidman's Bounce and starred as Jimmy in the Tony-winning musical Thoroughly Modern Millie (Tony nomination for Best Actor in a Musical). The actor was also seen in the City Center Encores! mounting of Hair and the Off-Broadway production of Bat Boy. His other theatrical credits include Honk!, Fame and the workshops of Spring Awakening, Hairspray and Wicked. Creel was also part of the cast of the TV films "Eloise at the Plaza" and "Eloise at Christmastime."

Kevin Cahoon was recently seen Off-Broadway in The Foreigner with Matthew Broderick. His other theatrical credits include the title role in Hedwig and the Angry Inch as well as Broadway's The Rocky Horror Show, The Lion King and The Who's Tommy. He and his band, Ghetto Cowboy, have played CBGB's and Don Hill's.

Irving Plaza is located at 17 Irving Place, between 15th and 16th Streets. Tickets, priced at $30, are available by calling (212) 307-4100. For more information visit www.showpeople.com.