Sweeney Todd Stars Head to the Ars Nova October 1

News   Sweeney Todd Stars Head to the Ars Nova October 1 Manoel Felciano and Donna Lynne Champlin — who co-star in John Doyle's acclaimed revival of Sweeney Todd, which concludes its Broadway run Sept. 3 — will present solo shows at the Ars Nova Oct 1.

Champlin will offer an encore presentation of Finishing the Hat at 7 PM. Andrew Gerle will be the musical director for the evening, which boasts "all new stories and songs ranging from Broadway favorites to Irish classics to Gospel and back again."

At 10 PM, Felciano will take to the intimate Ars Nova stage. Felciano's performance promises "a rare and intimate evening of music with his soulful sounds and captivating charm."

Donna Lynne Champlin has appeared on Broadway in Sweeney Todd, Hollywood Arms, By Jeeves and James Joyce's The Dead. Her other New York theatrical credits include My Life With Albertine, Reunion, Encores!, Bloomer Girl, First Lady Suite, The Audience and Meet John Doe.

Manoel Felciano has been seen on Broadway in Sweeney Todd, Brooklyn, Jesus Christ Superstar and Cabaret as well as in the national tours of Saturday Night Fever and Whistle Down the Wind. His Off-Broadway credits include Shockheaded Peter and Much Ado About Nothing. Felciano received a 2006 Tony nomination for Best Featured Actor in a Musical.

The Ars Nova Theater is located in Manhattan at 511 West 54th Street. Tickets are priced at $20 for each concert; call (212) 352-3101.