Tony nominee Susan Egan and Los Angeles vocalist Lisa Richard will perform two special concerts Aug. 19 at Laguna Playhouse. The event is a part of the Playhouse's Mondays in August series, which includes a reading of Steve Schalchlin and Jim Brochu's The Big Voice: God or Merman? (Aug. 12) and Charles Nelson Reilly in Save It For The Stage! The Life of Reilly (Aug. 26). Egan was Tony-nominated as Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Her other Broadway credits include Sally Bowles in Cabaret and Princess Leonide in Triumph of Love. A cabaret and musical theatre performer, Richard has released two CDs, "Born to Entertain" and "Virgin Tracks," on the LML Music label. Friends off-stage and on, Egan and Richard duet on "Don't You Be Shakin' Your Faith In Me" on "Virgin Tracks."
Tickets are $25. Laguna Playhouse is located at 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. For reservations, call (949) 497-ARTS. Laguna Playhouse is located at http://www.lagunaplayhouse.com.
— By Christine Ehren