Testa and Starobin Will Join Forces for New Musical Evening at Cape May Stage

News   Testa and Starobin Will Join Forces for New Musical Evening at Cape May Stage Following the success of Sleepless Variations, Mary Testa, who was most recently seen as General Cartwright in the Broadway revival of Guys & Dolls, will present a new concert act July 12 at Cape May Stage in Cape May, NJ.

Mary Testa
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The Broadway favorite will be joined onstage by Tony-winning orchestrator Michael Starobin. Show time is 8 PM.

About her new as-of-yet untitled show with Starobin, Testa stated, "We are so excited to be back and very excited about the new show . . . [which is] all about life philosophy and the classics: Shakespeare, Chekhov, and classics of all kinds."

Mary Testa, who played Melpomene and Medusa in Xanadu, has also been seen on Broadway in Guys and Dolls, Chicago, Barnum, Marilyn, The Rink, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, On the Town, Marie Christine and 42nd Street, earning Tony nominations for her work in On the Town and 42nd Street. Her other theatre credits include See What I Wanna See, String of Pearls, Lend Me a Tenor, The Vagina Monologues, The Wax, From Above (Obie Award), Lucky Stiff, In Trousers, Tartuffe and On the Town (Obie Award). Testa's screen credits include "Stay," "Tony 'n' Tina's Wedding," "Sleepers," "Whoopi" and "Sex and the City."

Testa will soon be seen Off-Broadway in the new musical I'll Be Damned.

An Evening with Mary Testa will be presented in the Robert Shackleton Playhouse of the Cape May Stage. Tickets are $50; call (609) 884-1341 for tickets and more information or visit the theatre's website, www.capemaystage.com.

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