Understudies from Curtains, Blonde and Q to Shine at April 23 At This Performance

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The At This Performance series — which allows Broadway and Off-Broadway performers the chance to bask in the spotlight — will continue April 23.

The artistic director of the series, Stephen DeAngelis, will host the concert at the McGinn/Cazale Theatre. Eugene Gwozdz will be the musical director and accompanist for the 8 PM performance. The line-up of performers includes Matt Farnsworth (understudy for the roles of Aaron Fox and Daryl Grady in Curtains), Gaelen Gilliland (understudy for the roles of Paulette Bonafonte and Vivienne Kensington in Legally Blonde), Ann Morrison (understudy for the role of Lotte Lenya in the Broadway production of LoveMusik), Eliseo Roman (understudy for the role of Kevin in In the Heights), Jonathan Root (understudy for the roles of Rod, Princeton, Nicky, Trekkie Monster, Bear and Brian in Avenue Q), Catherine Walker (understudy for the role of Mary Poppins in Mary Poppins), Jon Patrick Walker (understudy for the role of Rob in High Fidelity) and Noah Weisberg (understudy for the role of Emmett Forrest in Legally Blonde).

The evening will also boast the debut of "Understudy Blues," a new tune penned by Brian Cimmet (music) and Amanda Yesnowitz (lyrics).

The McGinn/Cazale Theatre is located in Manhattan at 2162 Broadway at 76th Street on the third floor. Tickets, priced $20, are available by calling (212) 868-4444 or by visiting www.smarttix.com.

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